St Michael the Archangel Church (often known as just 'St Michael's Church')
St Michael's Square, Old Town, Southampton, SO14 2AD
We are a Church of England congregation
You are most warmly welcomed to our church and our services, whatever your faith (or lack of faith)
Sunday 10:30am Sung Eucharist
Monday 5pm Evening Prayer in the Lady Chapel
Monday 6pm Said Eucharist in the Lady Chapel
Tuesday 6–6:45pm Contemplative prayer and Meditation (enter by the North door) – an ecumenical group led by lay people.
Thursday 12:30pm Said Eucharist
Friday 12 noon Litany of Reconciliation. A short (5 minutes) litany as part of our membership of the Community of the Cross of Nails.
We welcome all visitors! Please come in and enjoy our beautiful church which is over 950 years old.
We aim to open the church to visitors and for private prayer on Monday–Saturday 11am–1pm and 1pm–3pm on Sundays and Mondays.
We rely on volunteers to welcome visitors so there may be times when we are unable to open; in which case, please accept our apologies.
Cantores Michaelis provide wonderful music for the liturgy (Sung Eucharist and other special services). See the separate page via the 'Music at St Michael's' drop down menu above, for details including the music programme for forthcoming services.
Christmas 2023 at St Michael's - See flyer here
Sun 3rd Dec 4pm Advent Candlelit Carol Service [with Cantores Michaelis]
Sat 9th Dec 4:30pm Carols in the Square (outside the church) - carol sheets provided, wind band, hot chocolate and mince pies
Sun 10th Dec 'Messiah from Scratch' 3pm rehearsal, 6:30pm performance – Find out more
Sat 16th Dec 10am-12noon Workshop, Coffee & Mincepies - help decorate the tree and make decorations (children must be accompanied by an adult please)
Sun 17th Dec 4pm Candlelit Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols [with Cantores Michaelis]
Sun 24th Dec 11pm Midnight Mass [with Cantores Michaelis]
Mon 25th Dec 10:30am Christmas Day Eucharist
Safeguarding (& see separate page via link at top of this page)
Lorna Brown, Safeguarding Officer. Telephone: 07774 704016
Alternatively, you can contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Officer: Jackie Rowlands - 01962 737317
If neither Safeguarding Officer is available and you need immediate advice or help Monday to Friday 6pm - 8am, or on a weekend or bank holidays, please call the Hampshire Children's Services Department out of hours service on: 0300 555 1384
For all emergency situations, contact the Police on 999
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