Aston Tirrold: St Michaels

What’s Happening at St Michaels Aston Tirrold:

Greetings from the clergy and all from St Michaels Aston Tirrold. How may we help you? Please do get in touch!. We would love to communicate with you. Give us a call 01235 850267 or email [email protected] or online.  See the Churn Benefice Newletter.

Ukraine. For Emergency Appeal and prayers to the people of Ukraine see Notices. There will be a candlelit evening vigil in St Michael’s Church, Blewbury, on Friday April 1st at 6pm.

Easter Service 9am at St Micheals on Sunday 17th.

Astons Easter Art Event; an event to ‘Honour Creation’ sponsored by the Churn Churches Climate Action Group. Please contribute your eye-catching displays of natural material, recyclables and paintings of wild life to encourage biodiversity, in and around St Michaels Church or elsewhere in the village. See Notices for more info.

Father Jason’s Science Clubs for primary and secondary school children, 11 - 15 April St. Andrew’s Church, Hagbourne. See the Churn Benefice Newletter for more detail.

The Real Easter Egg. Would you like to give an Easter Egg that is high in quality, Fairtrade, plastic free, and includes a booklet with the Easter story? The Real Easter Egg meets all these criteria! If you'd like to order some, let Elaine in the Office know. Cost £4.50. Payment is on delivery.

You are welcome to join local people in our Services. A Eucharist Service is held in St Michael's Church at 9am on the third Sunday of each month. Other services take place at Festivals and special occasions. See the servcies tab for more details. We meet with the rest of the Churn Benefice, which serves the Astons, North and South Moreton, East Hagbourne, Blewbury and Upton, for online worship at 10:30 every Sunday and weekday evenings at 8:00 pm for ten minutes. Join us any weekday night at 8pm for a short service of night prayer. Links and codes for these are on the website under the services tab.

Lent starts Wednesday 2nd March 2022. Please follow the link for the Lent courses and resources we are offering: Lent Courses and Resources. We also have a list of books (compiled using the Church Times) for reading during Lent. Please follow this link to download: Books for Lent.

Click on these links for information about activities in the Benefice: Sunday on line Services, Weekday Compline Service, Midweek Communion, Pram Services, Men’s Breakfast Group (First Saturday of the month), Churn Cygnets Youth Group (3rd Sunday of the month) and Churn Climate Action Group.

Home Communion is available to anyone who is unable to get to church through sickness or frailty, either for a short time or on a long term basis. If you, or anyone you know, would like to receive Holy Communion at home, please contact The Revd Louise Butler on 07837 009730. Full COVID precautions will be followed.

Confirmation Group. Father Jasonis be leading a confirmation group. Please contact Elaine in the office on [email protected] if you are interested in joining. We would love to welcome you to this group!

Anxious about the future? We can put you in touch with someone to talk to in these difficult times. See Ways of Supporting Each Other on the Benefice website.

Watch a three minute video explaining Christianity. Try an online course and meet others who want to understand what it is all about. Experience the Bible as a unified story that leads to Jesus. Click here for the Rector’s reflections.

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On-Line Weekday Evening Services in the Churn Benefice

Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 8 p.m. for 15m
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On Line

On-Line Services will take place at 8 pm am on every weekday evening whilst our church buildings are closed. The services are interactive with several people participating and there is an opportunity to talk to others for before and after the service. Full details of how to join the services are here.

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An event to ‘Honour Creation’ sponsored by the Churn Churches Climate Action Group.