Seven Churches in South Oxfordshire

Past Events (Page 2)

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Big Silence at St. Leonard’s, Woodcote

Discover the presence of God in the silence and warmth of our beautiful candlelit church in this season of Lent. No hymns, spoken prayers or sermon, just unbroken peace. Space for contemplation, encounter and prayer. Come for a short while or longer. Everyone most welcome. First session starts on Thursday 8th March and continues onto…

Lent Course 2018 at Checkendon

Lent Course at Checkendon 2018. Team Rector’s Lent group meets at Checkendon Rectory starting Tuesday 20th Feb from 1.30-3pm for four weeks. We’ll be studying the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Lent Book for 2018 “Say it to God” by Luigi Gioia which takes us into the basics of Christian prayer. Luigi Gioia is an Italian monk,…

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.