Seven Churches in South Oxfordshire

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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 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 6th January 2019

Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service, and a very happy new year to you from all of us in the Langtree Team Ministry Staff. May the hope and peace of Christ be with us all throughout the uncertainties of contemporary life. Your churches continue, thanks to your support. Each church is cared for by a “PCC” – a “parochial…

From the Rector: Sunday 8th July 2018

Dear friends, Welcome to our services this morning across the Langtree Team Ministry area. A special welcome to those who are visiting with friends or family, or who are with us for the first time. Do make yourselves known to the minister or lay leader. As the school term continues in this quite relentless heat, do spare a thought for teachers and…

From the Rector: 1st July 2018

Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service from all of us across the Langtree Team Ministry. May God give you his peace and joy this day. In this very warm weather, don’t forget to look out for elderly neighbours and frail friends, many of whom find very hot weather as discomforting as the winter cold. Dehydration is a real risk,…

From the Rector: 24th June 2018

Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service, wherever you are worshipping in the Langtree Team Ministry area today. A special welcome if you are with us for the first time, or returning from University or College. Don’t forget that the Reading Phoenix Choir are performing this coming Friday from 7.30pm at Checkendon Church. Tickets are available on the door, or…

From the Rector: Easter Day 2018

Dear friends, Christ is Risen! A very joyful Easter to you, and a warm welcome to our celebration services across the Langtree Team Ministry area. May the blessing of Christ rest upon us all. Annual Meetings April is the time of year when churches are thinking about their annual meetings, and church council members stand up for election, or stand down after…