St Michael’s Church

Can you help with strimming?

We are fortunate in having a willing team of people who regularly mow the churchyard.  However there is a limit as to how close the mowers can get to gravestones and the church building. So we need someone who can devote some time to strimming around the

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August church services

The Tuesday morning services of Matins on 8th, 22nd and 29th August are cancelled – services will resume again in September. However the scheduled service of Holy Communion will take place on Tuesday 15th August at 8am.

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Mary Jepp begins her new life in Kilmarnock

Mary Jepp begins her new life in Kilmarnock

The Induction of Revd Mary Jepp took place at Holy Trinity Church, Kilmarnock on Thursday 15th June. A number of people from the Benefice travelled north to attend. The church was packed for the service taken by the Bishop of Glasgow & Galloway. Besides Mary’s parishioners and

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Mary’s final service ends on a merry note

Mary's final service ends on a merry note

The Revd Mary Jepp’s final service took place on Sunday 21st May at St Michael’s Church. The service was one of Choral Evensong. We were delighted to welcome back “Divers Voyces” to lead the music, and they sang settings by Bruckner, Morales, Holst and Peter Phillips. The

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Bernard Foster

Bernard Foster

We have heard the sad news of the death of Bernard Foster. Known as “Bocky” to most people in the village, he worked in Trolove’s butcher’s shop in Main Street for many years. Our thoughts and prayers are with Betty and the family at this time. There

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Talk and organ recital – CANCELLED

Talk and organ recital - CANCELLED

DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES, THE TALK AND ORGAN RECITAL ON FRIDAY 19TH MAY HAS BEEN CANCELLED. THE EVENT WILL BE RE-SCHEDULED LATER THIS YEAR. Friday 19th May 2017 at 7.30 pm in St Michael’s Church at Great Gidding José Hopkins (Diocese of Ely Organ Advisor) will give a short talk about

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Choral Evensong – Sunday 21st May 2017

Choral Evensong – Sunday 21st May 2017

We welcome back Divers Voyces with their Music Director, Jeremy Jepson, to lead the music at this service. The Introit will be by Anton Bruckner (Locus isti), and the canticles sung to settings by the 16th century Spanish composer Christòbel de Morales and Gustav Holst.  As Ascension

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Repair work to St John’s and St Michael’s – A report

Repair work to St John's and St Michael's - A report

2016 was a very busy year in terms of fabric restoration at both our churches. Restored windows for St John’s Church, Little Gidding At St John’s Church, Little Gidding, the restoration of the fabric at the east end has been completed with the provisions of new stonework.

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Compline by Candlelight

Compline by Candlelight

Please join us for this short service, marking the events of the Last Supper of our Lord. Maundy Thursday 13th April at 9.00pm St Michael’s Church, Great Gidding

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Restoration of St Michael’s Church 2016

Restoration of St Michael's Church 2016

North and south aisles roof restoration Intensive restoration has been carried out on both the north and south aisles following the roof lead theft. Chancel roof restoration The major re-roofing project carried out on the chancel was originally scheduled for 2015 and has no connection with the

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