Seven Churches in South Oxfordshire

Notice Sheet

From the Rector: Sunday 17th December 2017

Dear friends, A very warm welcome to our Carol service this evening as we gather to hear the good news of the Saviour’s birth. May God’s peace and joy be with us all. Next Sunday is Christmas Eve, and there are a number of services to choose from around the Team Ministry area – details are here. If you are welcoming family…

From the Rector: Sunday 10th December 2017

Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service of worship. May the peace and blessing of God be with us all this Advent season. Next Sunday sees our Carol services around the team – please do keep this sheet as a reminder for you, and dont forget that all our services for each month, and Festivals too, can be found on…

From the Rector: Advent Sunday 3rd December

A very warm welcome to our worship on this Advent Sunday. “Prepare the Way for the Lord, make his paths straight.” In the current all too frantic “build up to Christmas” it is sometimes easy to forget that Advent is traditionally a time of waiting, and expectation. This hopeful and reflective strand to our tradition can rather be swept aside by the…

From the Rector: Sunday 26th November 2017

Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service, wherever you are worshipping across the Langtree Team ministry area this morning. A special welcome if you are visiting friends and family, or are with us for the first time. May the peace and joy of Jesus Christ be with you all. Do pop into Checkendon Village Hall next Saturday morning (2nd December)…

From the Rector: Sunday 19th November 2017

Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service, wherever you are worshipping across the Langtree Team ministry area. May the love and peace of Christ be with you all. The season of Advent begins in a few weeks time, and there is to be an evening of Advent reflection and prayer led by Liz Lowth and Linda Smith at St John’s…

From the Rector: Sunday 5th November 2017

Dear friends, A very warm welcome to our worship this morning, wherever you are praising God across the Langtree Team Ministry area. It is great that we can celebrate in freedom and joy, without interference from either the state or the security services. It is also brilliant that we can share ecumenically with our brothers and sisters in the Roman Catholic church,…

From the Rector: Sunday 22nd October 2017

Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service, wherever you are worshipping in the Langtree Team ministry area this morning. School Half Term It is the first weekend of the schools’ half term, and so a good opportunity to give thanks to God for their work. The teaching staff, governors, volunteers, and parents all contribute to supporting and building these vital…

From the Rector: Sunday 15th October 2017

Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service, wherever you are worshipping in the Langtree Team ministry area. May the peace of Christ be with us all. A special welcome to the friends and families of Jack Rowling and Rupert Poynter, who are being baptised this morning at Checkendon. What a celebration we are going to have! Don’t forget that on…

From the Rector: Sunday 1st October 2017

Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service, and a particular welcome to those joining us for Harvest Festival at Checkendon and Stoke Row. Praise God for his provision, and faithfulness in Creation, that brings sun, and rain, and growth and life. We give thanks to God for Toby Mottram, and Grace Kirby, married at Checkendon yesterday, and ask for his…

From the Rector: Sunday 24th September 2017

Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service, wherever you are worshipping in the Langtree Team Churches area this morning. May the peace of Christ be with us all. Our Harvest Thanksgiving services commence today at St Leonard’s Church, Woodcote, and continue over the next three Sundays. Next Sunday (1st October) there are Harvest services at Checkendon at 11am, and Stoke…