St. Macartin's Cathedral

Our 11.00am Sunday Services in March 2020:
The Welcome Teams are temporarily being stood down while the Coronavirus crisis persists.

March Lessons and Readers

The First Sunday in Lent - 1st March
The First Reading - Genesis 2: 15-17; 3: 1-7 -
Myrtle Irvine
The Psalm - Psalm 32
The Second Reading - Romans 5: 12-15 -
George Irvine
The Gospel Reading - Matthew 4: 1-11 -
Scott Elliott

The Second Sunday in Lent - 8th March
The First Reading - Genesis 12: 1-4a -
Sue Hogg
The Psalm - Psalm 121
The Second Reading - Romans 4: 1-5, 13-17 -
Robin Hogg
The Gospel Reading - John 3: 1-17 -
Scott Elliott

The Third Sunday in Lent - 15th March
Special arrangements

The Fourth Sunday in Lent - 22nd March
Family Service -Mothering Sunday - special arrangements

The Fifth Sunday in Lent - 29th March - special arrangements so these details may not be valid:
The First Reading - Ezekiel 37: 1-14 -
Brendan McCann
The Psalm - Psalm 130
The Second Reading - Romans : 6-11 -
Gillian Glass
The Gospel Reading - John 11: 1-45 -
Scott Elliott

If your name is down to read and you are unable to do so on that particular day, please arrange to swap with someone else on the list or speak to the Church Wardens in advance.

We have a rota of lesson readers. If you would like your name added to this please contact Beth in the Cathedral Office.

See the main page for temporary arrangements.

9.00am-Holy Communion
11.00am-Holy Communion (first & third Sundays)
Morning Prayer (second & fifth Sundays)
Morning Prayer/Family Service (fourth Sundays)
11.00am-Sunday School begins in church and children
leave for classes. On fourth Sundays  they remain in church with their families)
7.00pm-Evening Prayer (first, second & third Sundays)
Holy Communion (fourth Sundays)
A Celebration of Wholeness and Healing (fifth Sundays)

All cancelled till further notice

11.00am - Holy Communion (each Thursday)
1.05pm -  Healing Service (fourth Thursday)
4.00pm -  "Messy Church" (Thursday once per month as arranged)
7.30pm  - Lent (each Wednesday)

PAROCHIAL ORGANISATIONS All cancelled till further notice

Beavers - 6.30pm - 7.45pm
Cubs - 6.30pm - 7.45pm
Confirmation Classes - 6.30pm - 7.30pm (November - April)
Xplore - 7.00pm - 9.00pm (as arranged)
Finance Committee Meeting - 7.30pm - 8.00pm (first Mondays)
Select Vestry Meeting - 8.00pm - 9.30pm (first Mondays)
Mothers’ Union - 8.00pm - 10.00pm (second Mondays)

Tuesday Club - 2.00pm - 4.00pm (last Tuesdays)
Rainbows - 6.30pm - 7.30pm
Brownies - 6.30pm - 7.45pm
Guides - 6.30pm - 7.45pm
Pilgrim - 7.30pm - 9.00pm (as arranged)

Bowling Club - 10.30am - 12.00 noon
Bowling Club - 7.30pm - 10.00pm
Choir Practice - 7.30pm - 9.00pm (usually alternate weeks - check with the office)

Messy Church - 4.00pm - 6.00pm (as arranged)
Bell Ringing Practice - 7.00pm - 8.00pm
Scouts - 6.30pm - 8.00pm

Xplore Movies - 7.00pm - 9.00pm (as arranged)

New members are always welcome at any of our organisations and there is an open invitation to all our services apart from "Messy Church" which is restricted to children, their parents and helpers. Details available from the office.