The Parish of St Michael, St Albans with St Mary, Childwick Green
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Welcome to the Parish of St Michael, St Albans with St Mary, Childwick Green: two Christian communities, part of the Church of England, worshipping and serving Jesus in St Albans, Hertfordshire.

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Easter Celebrations 2015
Here is the full calendar of seasonal events. We hope there's something for everyone.

St Michael's Church

PALM SUNDAY 29TH MARCH


9.30am Procession and Family Communion
A service for all ages; we re-enact Jesus' entry into Jerusalem by walking with Dandy the donkey starting from from Prae Wood School (AL3 4HZ) at 9.30am and walking to St Michael's. Family Communion will commence at approximately 9.45am.

6.30pm Choral Evensong

Our evening addresses during Holy Week will consider the events of Jesus' last week through the eyes of different participants.

MONDAY 30TH MARCH

8.00pm The Perspective of Pilate
Talk and Compline

TUESDAY 31ST MARCH

8.00pm The Perspective of Peter
Talk and Compline

WEDNESDAY 1ST APRILH

9.00am St Michael's School Holy Week and Easter Service

10.00am Stations of the Cross

10.30am Holy Communion

8.00pm The Perspective of Judas
Talk and Compline (in the Parish Centre)

MAUNDY THURSDAY 2ND APRIL

8.00pm Holy Communion and Watch

GOOD FRIDAY 3RD APRIL
Jesus dies for us

12.00 - 1.00pm The Liturgy
Readings, music and prayers

1.00 - 2.00pm Preaching of the Cross
Reflection and silence


Children's Activities
Please help planning by telling us if you want to attend by emailing Pauline Wiley: pjw1024@hotmail.co.uk

2.00 - 2.30pm Children's Service
Building the Easter garden - followed bt hot cross buns

HOLY SATURDAY 4TH APRIL

8.30pm Easter Vigil at St Albans Cathedral
Please show support for parish candidates who are being confirmed during this special service.

EASTER DAY 5TH APRIL
God's love wins!

9.30am Festival Communion and Baptisms

SUNDAY 19TH APRIL

6.30pm Easter Carols
Joyful singing led by the choir

St Mary's Church

PALM SUNDAY 29TH MARCH


6.00 pm Evensong

GOOD FRIDAY 3RD APRIL

8.00 pm Compline

EASTER DAY 5TH APRIL

11.15am Festival Communion

Electoral Roll
Before the Annual Church Meetings in April, the electoral roll needs to be revised. The electoral roll will be open for revision between 4th and 31st March. If you are a regular worshipper and are not already registered, but would like to join, please complete an application form which may be found at the back of both churches. When completed, please deliver it to the parish office.

The Diocesan Newspaper - Seeround
Seeround is now only avaialble electronically, so paper copies are no longer available. This represents a small financial saving to the parish each year. You can display the current copy each month on this website by going to the Communications/Diocesan Newspaper page.

St Michael's Heating Appeal
Thank you so much to all who have responded to the recent appeal to replace St Michael's heating system. Over GBP 50,000 has now been raised. If you could help us reach our target of GBP 100,000 and support this ancient building at the heart of your community, please go to the Heating Appeal page.

Photo Archive
Click any image on the site to display a larger pop-up version. There are many new additions that can be viewed on the Visit Us/Gallery 2015 page, or by clicking HERE.

St Michael's Church from the South

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Vicar Kenneth Padley with Churchwardens Graham Willey, Imogen Broad and Retiring Churchwarden Sue Dyson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Churchwarden's Wand

Contact>

Vicar:

The Rev'd Kenneth Padley

Telephone: 01727,835037

Email: kennethpadley@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

Parish Administrator:

Georgie Ray (usually available weekdays 9.00am - 12.00 noon)

Parish Office, The Vicarage,
St Michael's Street,
St Albans, AL3 4SL

Telephone: 01727,835037

Email: admin.stmichaels@btconnect.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Church Tour

A pictorial tour of the interior of St Michael's is now available. Photos of the surrounding area are also shown.

Click HERE to view the tour. If you drag the cursor across the screen you will be able to see the church interior to the left, right, up, down and behind.