Seven Churches in South Oxfordshire

Past Events

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Big Silence at St. Leonard’s, Woodcote

Come and prepare for Christmas in an hour of contemplative, prayerful silence in our warm candlelit church. Everyone most welcome. First session starts on 7th December and runs weekly until and including 21st December.

Prepare the Way

Take a break from the busyness of the season and make space for you and God in the serene and peaceful surroundings of St. John’s Church, Stoke Row. A time for prayer and our own private thoughts and devotions, this evening offers an invitation to reflection at Advent. Led by Linda Smith and Liz Lowth.

Ipsden Tea Recitals : Organ Recital

Organ recital by organist Robert Dears. As always, the recital will be followed by tea and delicious themed cakes. Free entry but a retiring collection to cover expenses. Children over the age of 8 welcome.

Out of the Wood : Ideas in the Making

Come and hear the wisdom of Philip Koomen. This furniture designer and artist in wood talks about the sources of his inspiration. He will be bringing some samples of his very fine work and talking about the deep love he has of his medium and the ways in which he combines his philosophy of life with the day to day demands of…

Bible Study for October

All are welcome to a series of Bible study courses, designed to be run during October. These weekly studies will be taking a forward look at the Gospel reading for the coming Sunday and will give an insight into what clergy go through to prepare for the week’s sermon! First session will be on Wednesday…

Autumn Fair

Come to our autumn fair, which is back due to popular demand! It will be held in the church. All are welcome.

Harvest Festival, St. John’s Mongewell

Harvest songs and prayers followed by a picnic which will take place inside or out, depending on the weather. Bring your own picnic (plus a folding chair) plus your gifts of tinned and other non-perishable foods for Reading Food Bank. For more details contact Rev. Alan Gates at : (To get to the church,…

Smuggling in Cornwall

There will be an illustrated talk on ‘Smuggling in Cornwall’ with Cornish Bard and historian Carol Vivian. Free entry with a retiring collection in aid of church funds.