Seven Churches in South Oxfordshire

Church News (Page 9)

From the Rector: Sunday 16th October

Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service, and a particular welcome if you are with us for the first time, in whatever capacity. Welcome to Alan and Margaret It is lovely to welcome Revd Alan and Margaret Gates to the Langtree Team family – this is their first official Sunday on duty. Thank you to those of you who came…

From the Rector: Sunday 9th October

Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service, wherever you are worshipping today in our Langtree Team area. May God’s peace, and hope, be shared among us. This week sees two major extra services in our area. Firstly, this afternoon at 3.30pm there is the regional service of welcome for our new Bishop of Oxford, Rt Rev Steven Croft. This is…

From the Rector: 2nd October 2016

Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service, and a particular welcome to you if you are joining in with your parish’s Harvest Festival celebations.  We take so much for granted in these days of convenience food, and 24 hour shopping. But before we have even left the breakfast table we have depended upon half the world. Our interconnectedness, with one…

From the Rector: Sunday 25th September

Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service, wherever you are worshipping in the Langtree Team Ministry area this morning. The next two Sundays see many of our Harvest Festival services across the Team; please do join us for one of these as we remind ourselves of our dependence upon God’s goodness and mercy, and give thanks for His provision over…

From the Rector: Sunday 18th September

Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service, wherever you are worshipping this morning in the Langtree Team Ministry area. May God’s grace and mercy be with us all. Please could I this week ask for your prayers for Revd James Stickings, and his family, who have recently moved into the Rectory at Kidmore End. James will be installed as the…

From the Rector: Sunday 11th September

From the Rector Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service, wherever you are worshipping across the Langtree Team ministry area. Please can I ask for your prayers today for Revd Robert Thewsey and his family. Robert is to be instituted as the new Rector of Shiplake with Dunsden and Harpsden on Thursday. Today is the fifteenth anniversary of the attacks…

From the Rector: Sunday 4th September

Dear Friends A very warm welcome to this service, wherever you are worshipping across the Langtree Team ministry area. As the schools begin their new academic year we pray for the children starting school, or moving schools, that this next step on their life’s journey may be fulfilling and very happy. We also continue to pray for all those affected by the…

From the Rector: Sunday 7th August

Dear Friends, A very warm welcome to this service, from all of us across the Langtree Team Churches. May God’s peace and joy be with you. Thank you to those of you who came to the Team Service at St Leonard’s last Sunday, and to the congregation of St Leonard’s for the warmth of your welcome. Your prayers are requested for Revd…

From the Rector: Sunday 24th and 31st July

Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service, wherever you are worshipping in the Langtree Team Ministry area. May God’s peace and joy be with you. A special welcome if you are worshipping with us for the first time, or visiting family and friends. Give thanks to God for the work of your local school, now broken up for the summer…

From The Rector: Sunday 17th July

Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service, wherever you are worshipping in the Langtree Team ministry area. May God’s peace and joy be with you. In case you missed the big news made by announcement in our churches last week, I will repeat it here in print: I am pleased to inform you that the Revd Alan Gates has been…