St. Macartin's Cathedral

Our Services in November 2017
The Welcome Team members (who will greet you as you arrive) are:

5th Nov
Stephanie and Scott Hamilton
12th Nov
Gwen and Karl Saunders
19th Nov
Hazel and Harold Hunter
26th Nov
Myrtle and George Irvine

November Lessons and Readers

5th November The Fourth Sunday before Advent
The First Reading - Joshua 3: 7-17 -
Blane Bailey
The Psalm - Psalm 107: 1-7, 33-37
The Second Reading - 1 Thessalonians 2: 9-13 -
Selena Fawcett
The Gospel Reading - Matthew 23: 1-12 -
The Curate

12th November The Third Sunday before Advent
Remembrance Day (service from about 11.30)

19th November The Second Sunday before Advent
The First Reading - Judges 4: 1-7 -
Agnes Schofield
The Psalm - Psalm 123
The Second Reading - 1 Thessalonians 5: 1-11 -
Gordon Jackson
The Gospel Reading - Matthew 25: 14-30 -
The Dean

26th November The Sunday before Advent (The Kingship of Christ)
Family Service

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.


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 (now callled "sunday Lights") begins in church and children
leave for classes which end at 12.15pm. 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)


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


Beavers - 6.30pm - 7.45pm
Cubs - 6.30pm - 7.45pm
Confirmation Classes - 6.30pm - 7.30pm (November - April)
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 - 8.30pm

Messy Church - 4.00pm - 6.00pm (as arranged)
Bell Ringing Practice - 7.00pm - 8.00pm
Badminton Club - 8.00pm - 10.30pm

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

Xplore - 7.00pm - 8.30pm (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.