Seven Churches in South Oxfordshire

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From the Rector: Sunday 24th March 2019

Dear friends, A warm welcome to our service on this, the third Sunday of Lent. Do make the most of the opportunity to share and learn at our Team wide Lent groups, as advertised inside. I wonder if you are able to remember the third commandment? Or how about the sixth? Or the ninth? Why not test yourself before looking at the…

From the Rector: 17th March 2019

Dear friends, A very warm welcome to our worship this morning from all of us across the Langtree Team Churches. May the hope and faith of the pilgrim Christ be with us today. Lent Study groups continue around the Team – do see inside. It is a great chance to meet together midweek to share and learn together. It is also the…

From the Rector: Sunday 10th March 2019

Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service, on this first Sunday in Lent.  May the peace of Christ be with you. Lent courses around the Team ministry area begin this coming week. Please peruse what is on offer (see inside) and make the most of the opportunity to come together, study, pray and reflect. It is quite OK to choose…

From the Rector: Sunday 3rd March 2019

Dear friends, Peace and grace be with you all through our Lord Jesus Christ. It is the “Sunday next before Lent”, or Quinquagesima in the old money. Lent begins this coming Wednesday, and you are all warmly invited to our Ash Wednesday Team service, to be held at St Peter and St Paul, Checkendon, at 7.30pm. Lent courses begin next week around…

From the Rector: Sunday 17th February 2019

Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service, wherever you are worshipping with us around the Langtree Team Ministry area. Bishop Steven has produced the material being used by the national church of England for the Lent campaign this year: Lent Pilgrim invites us to share 40 days of reflections and prayer focussing upon the Beatitudes. Find out more at www.churchofengland.org/lent…

From the Rector: Sunday 10th Feb 2019

Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service, wherever you are worshipping this morning across the Langtree Team ministry area. May the love of God be with us all. I received a “thank you” email a few days ago, after a funeral service at Checkendon Church, and I wanted to share some of the sentiments it expressed with you all, as…

From the Rector: Sunday 3rd February 2019

Dear friends, May God’s peace and blessing be upon you all. Welcome to our worship today. Our prayers are requested for everyone in the Goring benefice tomorrow evening, as the Revd Ben Philips is instituted as their new Rector. Please pray for Bishop Colin, Archdeacon Judy, Area Dean Linda, and everyone who will be involved in that special service. On Friday we…

From the Rector: Sunday 27th January 2019

e? Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service, wherever you are worshipping across the Langtree Team ministry area. This Sunday marks the fourth and final sunday of the Epiphany, and this season of “revelatory glory” comes to an end next Saturday, 2nd Feb, with the Presentation of Christ in the Temple, otherwise known as Candlemas. Once we are into February…

From the Rector: Sunday 20th January 2019

Dear friends, A warm welcome to you all to this service, wherever you are worshipping in the Langtree Team Ministry area this morning.  May the hope and peace of Jesus Christ be with us all. The sport of tennis has been much in the news of late, what with Andy Murray and the Australian Open. One of our church members, John Beddington,…

From the Rector: Sunday 13th January 2019

Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service. May God’s peace and the hope that Christ brings be with us all. Our bishop has been encouraging us to re-engage with some of our foundational Christian texts: the Ten Commandments, the Beatitudes, the Apostle’s Creed and the Lord’s Prayer. I hope like me you are enjoying the challenge of trying to commit…