Seven Churches in South Oxfordshire

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From the Rector: Tuesday 7th April 2020

Holy Week Dear friends, It is Holy Week. The Christian family throughout the world in Catholic and Protestant traditions are making the journey towards Easter. Christ has entered Jerusalem and been acclaimed as the Messiah by the crowds, alarming the occupying Roman forces, and terrifying the religious authorities. The wheels of power are beginning to turn which will result in Jesus’ death.…

From the Rector Tuesday 24th March 2020

Churches close their doors Dear friends, Firstly, the sad news. All our church buildings across the Diocese have been closed by the Bishop of Oxford, so our local churches too have now been shut for private prayers during the day. Funerals are the only exception and these must be at the graveside only. Online Team Service on Sunday 29th at 4pm Now,…

From the Rector: Mothering Sunday 2020 Updated

Welcome Dear friends, I am sorry that I’m not able to welcome you to any services this Sunday, as owing to the coronavirus outbreak worship is suspended, not just across the Team, but across the entire Church of England.   However it is important to stress that our local churches will remain open every day for private prayer and you are more…

From the Rector: Sunday 15th March 2020

  Welcome Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service, wherever you are worshipping in the Langtree Team churches today. A special welcome to Archie Freeman, who is being baptised at Checkendon this morning. It is great to celebrate God’s gift to us of new life, and the faith that we share. Our hearty congratulations to Archie’s parents, James and Annabel.…

From the Rector: Sunday 8th March 2020

Welcome Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service, wherever you are worshipping in the Langtree Team ministry area this morning. May the peace and joy of our Lord Jesus be with us all. Choral Evensong tonight ! We are especially pleased to welcome Bishop Colin to the service of Choral Evensong at St Mary’s Ipsden this afternoon at 6.30pm, when…

From the Rector: Sunday 1st March 2020

Welcome Dear friends, A very warm welcome to our services this morning, on this St David’s Day. On which account, a special blessing to everyone with a Welsh connection. St David was a renowned evangelist-preacher, bishop, and community builder. We’ll be discovering more about him at our service at Whitchurch on Thames today. Choral Evensong with Bishop Colin While on the subject…

From the Rector: Sunday 16th February 2020

Welcome Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service, wherever you are worshipping in the Langtree Team. A special welcome to Revd John and Mrs Jean Blair for their first services at Ipsden and North Stoke. A goodly crowd attended on Tuesday to see John receive his licence from the Archdeacon. Many thanks to everyone at Ipsden who helped to facilitate…