Seven Churches in South Oxfordshire

Notice Sheet

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 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…

From the Rector: Sunday 16th December 2018

Dear friends, Welcome to this service on the third Sunday of Advent. This week, as part of your Advent discipline, I invite you to learn (relearn) with me the Beatitudes from Matthew 5:3-12. The form below is suitable for memorisation. Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.                   Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be…

From the Rector: Sunday 9th December 2018

Dear friends, Welcome to this service on the second Sunday of Advent. This week, as part of your Advent discipline, I invite you to learn (relearn) with me the Ten Commandments. The form below is suitable for memorisation. If you would like to read the “full” text, the reference is Exodus 20:1-17. I am the Lord your God; you shall have no…

From the Rector: Advent Sunday 2018

Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service for this Advent Sunday. May the hope and joy that Christ brings be ours to share. Advent is traditionally a season of fasting, study and prayer as the Christian community prepares for the celebration of Christ’s coming at Christmas. It is a good time to examine how well we know our faith. Recent…

From the Rector: Sunday 25th November 2018

Welcome ! Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service, wherever you are worshipping across the Langtree Team Ministry area. May Christ the King rule in our hearts and in our lives. We’ll be thinking at Checkendon this morning about the Kingdom – what it is, what it means, and how we can live in the rule and reign of our…

From the Rector: Sunday 18th November 2018

Welcome! Dear friends, A very warm welcome to our worship this morning, wherever you are worshipping in the Langtree Team ministry area. Let us rejoice and give thanks to God for our freedom to gather, to worship, and to read the Bible out loud. We are also free to try to persuade other people of the truth of the Christian gospel. These…

From the Rector: 11th November 2018

From the Rector: Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service of Remembrance, as we give thanks for those who gave their lives for our freedom, particularly celebrating the centenary of the end of the First World War. A particular welcome if you are joining us at church for the first time. Let us pray that the spirit of peace would…

From the Rector: Sunday 4th November 2018

Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service, wherever you are worshipping in the Langtree team ministry area. A special welcome to any guests and visitors who are with us today, including those who will be remembering loved ones at St Mary’s Ipsden or St Leonard’s Woodcote this afternoon. May the peace and hope that Christ gives be with us all.…