St Michael’s Church

Video of St Michael’s Church in Great Gidding

GENERAL INFORMATION

The United Benefice Great Gidding with Little Gidding and Steeple Gidding is part of the North Leightonstone Benefice within the Ely Diocese, the parish lying in the north west corner of the Huntingdon Deanery. The living of the Benefice is currently suspended.

Of the three churches in the Benefice, St Andrew’s Church, Steeple Gidding was declared redundant and closed in the early seventies. However the church remains consecrated, and is in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust.

St John’s Church, Little Gidding is designated a Chapel of Ease, and continues to be used for occasional services (see below). For details of the story of this historic church, visit the website at www.littlegiddingchurch.org.uk

The Church of St Michael, Great Gidding consists of a nave, chancel, north and south aisles, west tower and spire with a south facing porch. A church has stood on this site for some eight hundred years.

Parish Mission Statement: To show and nurture the love of God by caring for those within our community and worldwide.

WHO TO CONTACT

VICAR
Vacancy

LICENCED LAY MINISTERS
Jim Hogg Tel: (01487) 209411
Ken Maynard Tel: (01480) 896926

CHURCHWARDENS
John DeVal, Churchside House, Great Gidding, Cambs PE28 5NX Tel: (01832) 293417
Gill Hayden, 67 Main Street, Great Gidding, Cambs PE28 5NU Tel: (01832) 293360

Any matters relating to pastoral matters, home communions, baptisms, marriages or funerals should be referred to:
Revd. Mandy Flaherty
5 Bramble End,
Alconbury    PE28 4EZ
01480 896 541
email: heddamand@aol.com

MONTHLY SERVICE PATTERN

(CW = Common Worship; PB = Prayer Book)

St Michael’s Church, Great Gidding
First Sunday of the month – Holy Communion (CW) at 11am
Second Sunday of the month – No Service
Third Sunday of the month – Evensong (PB) at 3pm (October – March)
Third Sunday of the month – Evensong (PB) at 6pm (April – September)
Fourth Sunday of the month – No service
On Tuesday of every week, there is a short service of Morning Prayer (PB) at 8am, except on the THIRD Tuesday of the month when the service is one of Holy Communion (PB) at 8am

St John’s Church, Little Gidding
Fifth Sunday of the month – Holy Communion (PB) at 11am
Second Friday of the month – Holy Communion (PB) at 12 noon

A WARM WELCOME AWAITS ANYONE WISHING TO JOIN US IN OUR WORSHIP.

St Michael’s Church, Great Gidding gallery of images

Recent Church Posts

St Michael's Church, Great Gidding 2009
St Michael's Church, Great Gidding 2009
Great Gidding Main Street, early evening, October 2012
Church, sun and morning mist, Little Gidding. Photo: Paul Skirrow
St John's church, Little Gidding
Gargoyle, St Andrew's, Steeple Gidding
Gargoyle, St Andrew's, Steeple Gidding
Weathered doorway, St Andrew's, Steeple Gidding
St Andrew's, Steeple Gidding
Weather vane, St Andrew's, Steeple Gidding
St Andrew's, Steeple Gidding
St Andrew's, Steeple Gidding
St Michael's Church, Great Gidding in snow
St Michael's Church, Great Gidding in snow
St Michael's Church, Great Gidding in snow
St Andrew's Church, Steeple Gidding
Sunset
St Michael's Church window. Photo: Paul Hodson
Christingle 2011
St Michael's - view through the trees
St Michael's floodlit
St Michael's night lights
St Michael's night view
St Michael's churchyard in snow
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