St. Macartin's Cathedral

Our Sunday Services in September 2018:
The Welcome Team members (who will greet you as you arrive) are:

02 Sylvia and Trevor Stevenson
09 Avril and Ivan Kee
16 Julie and David Nixon
23 Stephanie and Scott Hamilton
30 Jeanette Wilson and Richard Cochrane

September Lessons and Readers

Sunday 2nd September The Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity
The First Reading - Song of Solomon 2: 8-13 -
Jim Nixon
The Psalm - Psalm 45: 1-2, 6-9
The Second Reading - James 1: 17-27 -
Pam Greene
The Gospel Reading - Mark 7: 1-8, 14-15, 21-23 -
The Curate

Sunday 9th September The Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity
The First Reading - Proverbs 22: 1-2, 8-9, 22-23 -
Darren Vance
The Psalm - Psalm 125
The Second Reading - James 2: 1-10, (11-13), 14-17 -
Linda Corrigan
The Gospel Reading - Mark 7: 24-37 -
Scott Elliott

Sunday 16th September The Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity
St Johnís Ambulance Service

Sunday 23rd September The Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity
Back to Church Sunday and Family Service

Sunday 30th September The Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity
The First Reading - Esther 7: 1-6, 9-10, 9: 20-22 -
Raymond Hall
The Psalm - Psalm 124
The Second Reading - James 5: 13-20 -
Agnes Schofield
The Gospel Reading - Mark 9: 38-50 -
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.


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
Scouts - 7.30pm - 9.00pm (did not function last season, please check with the office)
Confirmation Classes - 6.30pm - 7.30pm (November - April)
Xplore - 6.30pm -8.30pm (as arranged)
Finance Committee Meeting - 7.30pm - 8.00pm (first Mondays)
Select Vestry Meeting - 8.00pm - 9.30pm (first Mondays)
Mothersí 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

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

Youth Cub (as arranged) 7.00pm - 9.00pm - check with the office)

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.