St. Michael at the North Gate Church Welcomes You!

Holy Week SMNG

During Holy Week and the Easter Season, there will be the opportunity to take part in online Bible studies. If you would like know more, please email Revd. Anthony Buckly (vicar@smng.org.uk).

Join Revd. Anthony Buckley at 5.30pm tomorrow for our weekly Children Church edition of our Daily Digital Devotion. This week the title is Palm Leaves and Hot Cross Buns!

You can also catch up with Monday’s Daily Digital Devotion: This week the topic was seven thoughts about Pontius Pilate:

Catch up with our Palm Sunday Service of Matins here:

Read an article by Revd. Anthony Buckley in the Oxford Mail here: (https://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/18339462.first-person-city-rector-rev-anthony-buckley-churches-connect-people-need-lockdown/).

Ways to stay in touch, ways to stay reflecting, praying and learning

St. Michael at the North Gate is sending out a daily email – please contact vicar@smng.org.uk to receive it.

We are also streaming or uploading a video to You Tube every day at 5:30pm. You can find our channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVixuIKJ-OAe2fEAA5fbOCA

The Diocese of Oxford is providing a range of streamed services:


and Bishop Steven writes:

The Lord our Shepherd with us through this crisis giving rest to the weary, comfort to the bereaved and guidance to the perplexed. every disciple of Christ, to pause at 11 am each day if your work permits and say Psalm 23 and the Lord’s Prayer, (with Pope Francis and our Archbishops).

The Church of England nationally is providing numerous resources, too!


A message from Anthony:

In line with Government guidance, our building is currently closed. 

But the church is as alive as ever. May we be people of patience, kindness, courage, learning and prayer in these times.

Would you like to talk to someone? Please email the Vicar, The Revd. Anthony Buckley on vicar@smng.org.uk . Phone messages left on the main office number (01865 240940) will also be picked up remotely.

Would you like to be kept in touch with what is going on, and receive a daily thought? Likewise, please email Anthony.

We are at the heart of Oxford, and have served our city and nation for a thousand years. As a Christian community, we want to express the welcome of Christ. We believe that his love can transform us, and bring hope, courage and purpose to all that we do.

We hope you enjoy exploring our website, whether you are in Oxford or elsewhere please be in touch if you wish.

With very best wishes

Rev Anthony Buckley

The Voice of Prayer is Never Silent



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