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Lent Groups

Jan. 26, 2021 by

The solemn season of Lent will be starting on Ash Wednesday, 17th February. Service arrangements tbc. As in previous years, we will be offering Lent groups. These will be meeting by Zoom. Tuesdays 7.30-8.30pm – five weeks, starting on February

Gradual return to onsite services

Jan. 26, 2021 by

We will begin a cautious and tapered return to onsite services in February. When reviewing the issues and options, the PCC Standing Committee were acutely aware of the diverse needs, risks, and perceptions about this issue. Local coronavirus infection rates

Sermon on the wedding at Cana

Sermon on the wedding at Cana

Jan. 25, 2021 by

Sermon by Mike Ford, 24th January 2021 Reading: John 2:1-11 The gospel passage is a lovely story.  Jesus rescues the bridegroom from considerable embarrassment over inviting more guests than he has catered for.  The story shows the quality of God’s

Lockdown Reflections: Saint Cadoc

Jan. 21, 2021 by

During lockdown, we have been peppering occasional pieces onto Youtube alongside our regular Sunday worship. Please click here for a recently recorded reflection on Saint Cadoc, one of my favourite poems by John Betjeman. Observant listeners will hear the Three

Saving Christmas

Dec. 25, 2020 by

Sermon by Kenneth Padley 25th December 2020 Readings: Titus 3.4-7, Luke 2.8-16 How do you shape your Christmas? How do you make this time of year really special? Lots of people are asking such questions this year because of having

A Nativity Play… with a difference!

Dec. 21, 2020 by

We all need some light relief in these dark times, so we proudly present the Nativity Story – in guinea pig form! Click here to view. Many thanks to all involved, whether furry or otherwise.

John’s Last Sermon from St Michael’s St Albans

Dec. 21, 2020 by

Please click here to view John Hayton’s last sermon for this parish on 6th December 2020. A powerful and emotional occasion for all involved, our heartfelt thanks go to John for his many years of hard work and service to

Lockdown ringing

Nov. 25, 2020 by

Have you heard St Michael’s bell chiming? Bellringers have been asked to support the Church of England’s call to prayer during this month of lockdown by ringing a single bell at 6pm each day. Many thanks to Tower Captain Alison


Nov. 5, 2020 by

Mission and Community Committee would like to encourage as many people as possible to turn their creative hands to helping decorate St Michael’s for this special time. The aim is threefold: (i), we would love to have a Christmas pop up shop in

Commemoration and thanksgiving for departed loved ones

Nov. 4, 2020 by

1 November 2020, All Saints’ Day Readings: Ecclesiasticus 38:16-23; 1 Peter 1:3-7; Psalm 91 Introduction I want to start by saying thank you: thank you for coming here tonight and making time; time to pause as we reflect on death