St Michael's Church, Kirkham

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St Michael's Church, Kirkham
welcomes you just as you are

Welcome.  If after browsing these pages you decide you would like to know more about us, please visit our main website.

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Our main service is on Sundays at 10.00am.  The style varies within each month to offer something for everyone:

1st Sunday   Sung Eucharist
2nd Sunday  All-Age Family Service (does not include Holy Communion)
3rd Sunday   Sung Eucharist
4th Sunday   Family Eucharist
5th Sunday   Sung Eucharist

You will always be welcomed and details of these and other services can be found under the Services and Events tab.

Our beautiful building is open daily from 9.00am-5.00pm.  All are invited to come inside and explore.

Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals

To arrange a Baptism (Christening) or Wedding please come to the Church and speak to one of our clergy after the 10.00am Sunday service, when they will be delighted to see you.

To discuss a Funeral please speak to your funeral director in the first instance, who will then contact us.

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Vicar: The Rev'd Richard Bunday TOHP
The Vicarage
Church Street
Kirkham
Preston
PR4 2SE

Associate Priest: The Rev'd Kevan Thorn
Assistant Curate: The Rev'd Jane Atkinson
Please contact both of the above via the Parish Office
01772 687076 (Parish/Area Dean's Office)

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Messy Church Christmas
A totally different and very active style of Church for families with younger children. Explore the Christmas story together through crafts, games and activities. Afterwards, all are welcome to stay and share lunch.
Saturday 10th December 2016 at 10:30 AM for 2 hours
Family Friendly Refreshments
 
Family Christingle
The one with the candles and oranges! If you don't yet know what a Christingle is, then come along and find out. Help fill our Church with light and song as we support the work of the Children's Society and celebrate Christ, the Light of our World.
Sunday 11th December 2016 at 6:00 PM for ¾ hour
Family Friendly Common Worship Christmas Carols
 
Kirkham Singers' Christmas Concert
With guest performers Blackpool Brass Band. Tickets 7 adv. from Serendipity Gift Shop or HMI Pharmacy, Kirkham or 8 on the door (16's and under 3.50). Entrance includes mulled wine and seasonal refreshments. You are promised lots of popular music and plenty of audience participation!
Monday 12th December 2016 at 7:30 PM for 1½ hours
Mulled Wine Mince Pies
 
The Band of the King's Division Family Christmas Concert
Everyone loves a brass band at Christmas. Once again, we host an annual charity fundraising concert (entrance donations in aid of ABF The Soldiers' Charity). A fabulous evening which really raises the rafters and which the entire family will love. Doors open 7.00pm
Thursday 15th December 2016 at 7:30 PM for 2 hours
Family Friendly Refreshments
 
Family Carol Service
Hear the Christmas story retold through your favourite carols and readings. An opportunity for all ages to come together and sing their hearts out.
Sunday 18th December 2016 at 6:00 PM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Common Worship Christmas Carols
 
Family Crib Service
Bring all the family, but especially the very youngest, to join the blessing of our beautiful Christmas crib on the most exciting night of the year! Real Christmas magic.
Saturday 24th December 2016 at 4:00 PM for 40 minutes
Family Friendly Common Worship Christmas Carols
 
Midnight Mass
Welcome the Christ child in the first mass of Christmas, with carols, prayer and candlelight in our beautiful church. The very best way to begin your celebrations.
Saturday 24th December 2016 at 11:30 PM for 1 hour
Common Worship Christmas Carols
 
Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer)
No music, just time-hallowed words the Church has prayed since 1662.
Sunday 25th December 2016 at 8:00 AM for ½ hour
Book of Common Prayer
 
Christmas Day Sung Eucharist
Take time out from present-opening and peeling sprouts to celebrate that Jesus Christ is born. Welcome the child who shows us what it means to be loved by God and to love each other. Joy to be shared.
Sunday 25th December 2016 at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Common Worship Christmas Carols
 
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Messy Church Christmas
A totally different and very active style of Church for families with younger children. Explore the Christmas story together through crafts, games and activities. Afterwards, all are welcome to stay and share lunch.
Saturday 10th December 2016 at 10:30 AM for 2 hours
Family Friendly Refreshments
Family Christingle
The one with the candles and oranges! If you don't yet know what a Christingle is, then come along and find out. Help fill our Church with light and song as we support the work of the Children's Society and celebrate Christ, the Light of our World.
Sunday 11th December 2016 at 6:00 PM for ¾ hour
Family Friendly Common Worship Christmas Carols
Kirkham Singers' Christmas Concert
With guest performers Blackpool Brass Band. Tickets 7 adv. from Serendipity Gift Shop or HMI Pharmacy, Kirkham or 8 on the door (16's and under 3.50). Entrance includes mulled wine and seasonal refreshments. You are promised lots of popular music and plenty of audience participation!
Monday 12th December 2016 at 7:30 PM for 1½ hours
Mulled Wine Mince Pies
The Band of the King's Division Family Christmas Concert
Everyone loves a brass band at Christmas. Once again, we host an annual charity fundraising concert (entrance donations in aid of ABF The Soldiers' Charity). A fabulous evening which really raises the rafters and which the entire family will love. Doors open 7.00pm
Thursday 15th December 2016 at 7:30 PM for 2 hours
Family Friendly Refreshments
Family Carol Service
Hear the Christmas story retold through your favourite carols and readings. An opportunity for all ages to come together and sing their hearts out.
Sunday 18th December 2016 at 6:00 PM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Common Worship Christmas Carols
Family Crib Service
Bring all the family, but especially the very youngest, to join the blessing of our beautiful Christmas crib on the most exciting night of the year! Real Christmas magic.
Saturday 24th December 2016 at 4:00 PM for 40 minutes
Family Friendly Common Worship Christmas Carols
Midnight Mass
Welcome the Christ child in the first mass of Christmas, with carols, prayer and candlelight in our beautiful church. The very best way to begin your celebrations.
Saturday 24th December 2016 at 11:30 PM for 1 hour
Common Worship Christmas Carols
Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer)
No music, just time-hallowed words the Church has prayed since 1662.
Sunday 25th December 2016 at 8:00 AM for ½ hour
Book of Common Prayer
Christmas Day Sung Eucharist
Take time out from present-opening and peeling sprouts to celebrate that Jesus Christ is born. Welcome the child who shows us what it means to be loved by God and to love each other. Joy to be shared.
Sunday 25th December 2016 at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Common Worship Christmas Carols
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Sunday

Holy Communion (said)
A straightforward service using the expressive traditional language of the 1662 Book of Common Prayer. This service does not included a sermon or music.
Every Sunday at 8:00 AM for ½ hour
Book of Common Prayer
Sung Eucharist
Our classic Holy Communion service with sung responses, a sermon, robed choir and organist. Children aged between 5 and 11 years may wish to attend our Sunday Club which meets in the room in the back of the Church. The children rejoin the service shortly before it ends.
Every first third and fifth Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Sunday School Refreshments Common Worship
All-Age Family Service
This very relaxed, short service in simpler language may be preferred by families with younger children or those who do not usually attend church. It includes an informal talk and well-known hymns but no Holy Communion. It is attended by St. Michael affiliated Rainbows, Brownies and Guides. No one minds if your children make a noise! After refreshments, this service is followed by a separate service of Holy Communion.
Every second Sunday at 10:00 AM for 40 minutes
Family Friendly Refreshments Common Worship
Family Eucharist
This includes all the elements of our Sung Eucharist, but interpreted in a more family friendly style.
Every fourth Sunday at 10:00 AM for 50 minutes
Family Friendly Refreshments Common Worship
Holy Communion
This is a said service which follows our monthly All-Age Family Service. It includes a sermon but no music.
Every second Sunday at 11:15 AM for ½ hour
Refreshments Common Worship

Tuesday

Morning Prayer (Daily Office)
Offer your day to God. Join us for a short time of prayer and readings amongst friends.
Every Tuesday at 9:00 AM for 20 minutes
Common Worship

Thursday

Holy Communion
This is a said service using modern language and does not include hymns or a sermon. Quieter than our main Sunday service and a chance to come together in God's name mid-week.
This service will be replaced by the 7.30pm Maundy Thursday Eucharist on 2nd April 2015
Every Thursday at 9:30 AM for ½ hour
Refreshments Common Worship

Saturday

Messy Church
A very different, informal style of church for families with younger children. Each session is packed with crafts, Bible stories and games and followed by a lunch for all to share.
Every second Saturday at 10:30 AM for 2 hours
Family Friendly Refreshments
Printer friendly list of events
Messy Church Christmas
A totally different and very active style of Church for families with younger children. Explore the Christmas story together through crafts, games and activities. Afterwards, all are welcome to stay and share lunch.
Saturday 10th December 2016 at 10:30 AM for 2 hours
Family Friendly Refreshments
Family Christingle
The one with the candles and oranges! If you don't yet know what a Christingle is, then come along and find out. Help fill our Church with light and song as we support the work of the Children's Society and celebrate Christ, the Light of our World.
Sunday 11th December 2016 at 6:00 PM for ¾ hour
Family Friendly Common Worship Christmas Carols
Kirkham Singers' Christmas Concert
With guest performers Blackpool Brass Band. Tickets 7 adv. from Serendipity Gift Shop or HMI Pharmacy, Kirkham or 8 on the door (16's and under 3.50). Entrance includes mulled wine and seasonal refreshments. You are promised lots of popular music and plenty of audience participation!
Monday 12th December 2016 at 7:30 PM for 1½ hours
Mulled Wine Mince Pies
The Band of the King's Division Family Christmas Concert
Everyone loves a brass band at Christmas. Once again, we host an annual charity fundraising concert (entrance donations in aid of ABF The Soldiers' Charity). A fabulous evening which really raises the rafters and which the entire family will love. Doors open 7.00pm
Thursday 15th December 2016 at 7:30 PM for 2 hours
Family Friendly Refreshments
Family Carol Service
Hear the Christmas story retold through your favourite carols and readings. An opportunity for all ages to come together and sing their hearts out.
Sunday 18th December 2016 at 6:00 PM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Common Worship Christmas Carols
Family Crib Service
Bring all the family, but especially the very youngest, to join the blessing of our beautiful Christmas crib on the most exciting night of the year! Real Christmas magic.
Saturday 24th December 2016 at 4:00 PM for 40 minutes
Family Friendly Common Worship Christmas Carols
Midnight Mass
Welcome the Christ child in the first mass of Christmas, with carols, prayer and candlelight in our beautiful church. The very best way to begin your celebrations.
Saturday 24th December 2016 at 11:30 PM for 1 hour
Common Worship Christmas Carols
Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer)
No music, just time-hallowed words the Church has prayed since 1662.
Sunday 25th December 2016 at 8:00 AM for ½ hour
Book of Common Prayer
Christmas Day Sung Eucharist
Take time out from present-opening and peeling sprouts to celebrate that Jesus Christ is born. Welcome the child who shows us what it means to be loved by God and to love each other. Joy to be shared.
Sunday 25th December 2016 at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Common Worship Christmas Carols

Features

Toilets

Wheelchair accessible toilets

(Hymn Books / Orders of Service etc.)

Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome
Stained Glass Floodlight
Organ

 
     
Church Open The Church is open daily 9.00-5.00
Audio-Visual
Other information
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 11657
Built: 1822
Architect: Robert Roper, Edmund Sharpe
Style of worship: Liberal catholic
Archdeaconry: LANCASTER (532)
Deanery: KIRKHAM (53207)
Benefice: Kirkham (03/138 K)
Parish Legal Name: Kirkham (530194 )
CofE Church Info: (603194 3/194)
Short URL: acny.uk/11657/
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