Seven Churches in South Oxfordshire

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From the Rector: Sunday 14th May 2017

Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service, wherever you are worshipping in the Langtree Team ministry area. A particular welcome for those who are visiting, or  recently moved into the area. Please do make yourself known to a member of the ministry team. Those at Checkendon will be pleased to hear (no pun intended) that the sound system has been…

From the Rector: a web only post for Easter Eve

Forget any ideas you may have about Jerusalem unless you’ve actually been there. In my recent visit to the city I travelled regularly on the tram system. There’s only one line, but it is modern, cheap, and efficient. Everybody uses it. You’ll see if you look carefully at this picture that there are orthodox Jews (big hat) white westerners (in the window)…

From the Rector: Sunday 12th February 2017

Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service, wherever you are worshipping in the Langree Team Ministry Area this morning. A particular welcome to those of you who are visiting family and friends for half term, or are on holiday. May God’s peace be with you. These few weeks of February give us a brief chance to prepare for the weeks…

From the Rector: Sunday 4th December

Dear Friends, A very warm welcome to this service, wherever you are worshipping in the Langtree Team ministry area. A particular welcome if you are visiting us for the first time or are staying with friends and family. May God’s peace be upon us all this Advent season. Today we remember the prophets such as Isaiah and Micah, who saw into God’s…

From the Rector: Sunday 23rd October

Dear Friends, A very warm welcome to this service, wherever you are worshipping across the Langtree Team Ministry today. It is half term week, so please pray for all pupils, parents, staff and governors of our local schools, and thank God for the work that they all do in building up our local communities. Give thanks too, for your churchwardens, church council…

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 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…