Letter from the Vicar and Notices

From the Vicar My dearest sisters and brothers, I have found myself saying a particular phrase several times over the last few weeks, ‘We are in the business of miracles.’ I strongly believe this, as a matter of faith, and also from my own experience. They happen in all shapes and colours, small, long, disruptive … [Read more…]

Letter from the Vicar and Notices

From The Vicar…. My dear brothers and sisters, The Gospel reading this Sunday covers much ground, but one small sentence from the mouth of Jesus has always struck me: Come away to a deserted place all by yourselves and rest a while. He is speaking to the first disciples after they have returned from their … [Read more…]

Letter from the Vicar & Notices

Letter from the Vicar My dearest friends in Christ, It has been quite a week as I have bumbled my way through the complex rhythms and tones of the church and the school. It has been exhausting and invigorating! I have been very aware of guidance of the Spirit as I have navigated my way … [Read more…]

Letter from the Priest and Church Notices

From the Vicar   My dearest friends in Christ,   Firstly, I would like to thank all of you for your very warm and comforting welcome. “Warm” may not be the right word: Christchurch is certainly colder than Morpeth! But, be assured that the warmth of your welcome has more than made up for the … [Read more…]

Letter from the Wardens and Church Notices

Dear Friends, This is a momentous day in the life of S. Michael’s. It is a time for us to both look back with gratitude for what has been—and to look forward with joyful anticipation to the future. We are all too aware that the last fifteen months, since the untimely death of Fr Andrew, … [Read more…]

Letter from the Priest in Charge and Church Notices

Tena koutou katoa, nau mai, haere mai, It is my pleasure to welcome you to S. Michael’s as we celebrate our School Founders’ Day. Welcome to our school community: parents, family, pupils, past pupils, principal and staff. Welcome to our parish community and to anyone visiting us today. Throughout my long association with S. Michael’s, … [Read more…]

Calling all potential Youth Ministers

Do you or someone you know love working with Children? Have a passion for youth ministry? Are looking for a new Christ-centered role? St Michael and All Angels is looking for a new Youth Minister, around 10-12 hours per week. Follow this link for the job description. Please pass it on to anyone who you … [Read more…]

Induction of Father Chris Orczy

The Wardens of St. Michael & All Angels wish to invite you to the Induction of Father Christopher Orczy as Vicar of the Parish of Christchurch-St Michael. The Induction of Father Chris will take place at St. Michael & All Angels, Oxford Tce. On Sunday 1st July  at 7.00pm The Mass will be followed by … [Read more…]