St. Macartin's Cathedral

Our Sunday Services in March 2019:
The Welcome Team members (who will greet you as you arrive) are:

03 Eileen and Jim Nixon
10 Caroline and Trevor Shaw
17 Helen and Norman Coalter
24 Hilary and Raymond Campbell
31 Sylvia and Trevor Stevenson

March Lessons and Readers:

Sunday 3rd March: The Sunday before Lent - The Transfiguration
The First Reading - Exodus 34: 29-35 -
Wendy Graham
The Psalm - Psalm 99
The Second Reading - Acts 1:1-14 -
Fred Watson
The Gospel Reading - Luke 9: 28-36 -
The Dean

Sunday 10th March: The First Sunday in Lent
The First Reading - Deuteronomy 26: 1-11 -
Pam Greene
The Psalm - Psalm 121
The Second Reading - Romans 10: 8b-13 -
Brian Rutledge
The Gospel Reading - Luke 4: 1-13 -
Scott Elliott

Sunday 17th March: The Second Sunday in Lent
The First Reading - Deuteronomy 32: 1-9 -
Brendan McCann
The Psalm - Psalm 145: 1-13
The Second Reading - 2 Corinthians 4: 1-12 -
Linda Corrigan
The Gospel Reading - John 4: 31-38 -
The Curate

Sunday 24th March: The Third Sunday in Lent
The First Reading - Isaiah 55: 1-9 -
Willie Holmes
The Psalm - Psalm 63: 1-9
The Second Reading - 1 Corinthians 10: 1-3 -
Gillian Glass
The Gospel Reading - Luke 13: 1-9 -
Scott Elliott

Sunday 31st March: The Fourth Sunday in Lent -
Mothering Sunday and 100 Years of the RAF

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 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)


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)


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.