St Michael's Church

A Friendly and Welcoming Fellowship in the Heart of the Community

Flordon has a great sense of community spirit with events throughout the year to bring everyone together.

We have a small regular congregation, who work hard to make all visitors feel welcome. Those who come to our church usually comment on the warm and friendly atmosphere. In 2013 the nave was adapted for use as a Community Centre. The pews were removed and toilet and kitchen facilities were added.

We have three services each month:

  • There is no service on the first Sunday of the month - but we encourage people to go to one of the other services in the benefice:
    • 8am communion service at Mulbarton
    • 9am Morning Prayer service at Bracon Ash
    • 10am Cafe Church at Mulbarton Village Hall
  • On the second Sunday, we have what we call "Morning Light" - a lovely simple modern language service, with hymns, and refreshments following
  • On the third Sunday, we have Evensong, a traditional service using the Book of Common Prayer. This takes place at 6:30pm from April to October and at 3:30pm from November to March.
  • On the fourth Sunday in the month we have a spoken service of Holy Communion, using the Book of Common Prayer. This is at 8:30am.

We are especially pleased to see the fabulous building being used for so many innovative community activities, and are very pleased to be able to serve Flordon village by offering such a well-equipped and attractive facility, including plenteous parking, toilet, kitchen serving area and disabled access.

 

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Youth Social

For youth aged 10 or over.  A social occasion with tuck shop, pool table, electronic dart-board, table tennis, Lego competition, games and occasional craft activities.

Those who come are free to move between activities as they wish, or simply sit at a table and chat.

£1.50 on the door which covers the cost of hiring the hall, all activities and several hotdogs.

 
Contact Adrian for more details - 01508 571167
 

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Approaching Jesus... this Lent

February is the month that Lent begins.  We are planning plenty to nourish you in spirit through the season of Lent and Holy Week across the benefice.  I do hope and pray that as you tap into some of what is available, that as you approach Jesus for yourself, you will truly encounter Him afresh, in a way that is life-giving and sustaining.  May you find joy in the journey!

Each parish church will have a special service as we progress through Lent: 

  • We begin Lent with our Ash Wednesday Communion Service at Bracon Ash on 14 February. 
  • Then as Lent ends, in Holy Week:
    • on Wednesday, 28 March, Flordon will host a (new for us) Tenebrae Service, otherwise known as  a "Service of Shadows";
    • Mulbarton will host a Maundy Thursday Evening Communion on 29 March;
    • and then on Good Friday, 30 March, the Good Friday Walk through Mulbarton in the morning,
    • and the Good Friday Meditative Service in Hethel in the afternoon. 
    • In addition, there will be extra times of prayer and reflection through Holy Week, and a couple of outings arranged to the cathedral.

In between the Ash Wednesday Service on 14 February and the Tenebrae Service on 28 March, we will follow the Lent readings on Sundays, and mid-week, we will be looking at a series entitled "Approaching Jesus".   

We will learn from the ways Jesus shared the journey with a number of different people.  People, who approached him at different times and places, as recorded in Matthew's gospel. These practical and personal six studies combine honesty with humour in order to take you through the 40 days of Lent.

These six fascinating studies are sure to give us lots of stimulating and enriching food for thought, and lead us closer to our Lord.  The six sessions are:

Session 1:       The Pharisee: A Passion for Purity

Session 2:       A Father: A Persistent Prayer
Session 3:       Peter: A Question of Forgiveness
Session 4:       A Rich Man and a Generous Woman
Session 5:       Judas: A Hidden Agenda
Session 6:       Mary & Martha: A Restoration Project

I'll draw from the first of the six studies at the Ash Wednesday Service, and the remaining five studies will be the focus of small groups through Lent.  You can key into a group on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday evenings:

  • Mondays: 19 February, and 5, 12, 19 & 26 March, 7:30 - 9:00 p.m., led by Jill Wright, meeting at 22 Birchfield Gardens
  • Tuesdays: 20 February - 20 March, 7:30-9:30pm, led by Fran Kittle, meeting at Willow Farm, Silfield Road, Wymondham
  • Wednesdays: 7:30 - 9:30 p.m., led by Adrian, Peter & Cathy: 21 Feb - Church View, The Common; 28 Feb - King John's Thorn, Hethel; 7 March - Hethel Hall Cottage, Hall Road, Hethel; 14 March - Church View, The Common, Mulbarton; 21 March - King John's Thorn, Hethel
  • Also on Wednesdays, 7:45-10pm, led by Tom & Becky Taylor, meeting at 69 Orchard Way, Wymondham

A study book will be available for the Lent Course, from any of the group leaders, at a discounted price of £4.50

 

 

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