Seven Churches in South Oxfordshire

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From the Rector: Tuesday 13th of July

School’s (almost) out Dear friends, The school year comes to an end a week on Thursday. At Checkendon, we give thanks for the distinguished service of Headmistress Mrs Gillian Seymour. At Stoke Row we pray for a safe delivery for Headmistress’ Mrs Charlotte Whittle, expecting her second child this month. Both schools have been amazing throughout the pandemic, and both communities owe…

From the Rector: Tuesday 29th of June

Plague and pest Dear friends, Here’s a rather tedious fact; just because you’ve had a double jab won’t prevent you catching delta-covid. The jabs should prevent you getting seriously ill, or going to hospital. They won’t prevent you testing positive, needing to self isolate, feeling rough, having to change your plans, inconveniencing your entire household and possibly passing the infection on to…

From the Rector: Tuesday 22nd June 2021

Missing Summer? Dear friends, I must apologize for mentioning the good weather last week. It appears that summer has now been quarantined and the cold/wet of last month has resumed. However there are reasons to be cheerful, or at least cheerfully resolute: live worship is happening once again, and weddings recommence from this weekend; congratulations to Kim and Alex, who will be…

From the Rector: Tuesday 15th June 2021

Thank you ! Dear friends, The fine weather brings us all outside. Thank you to everyone who came to the working party last Saturday morning in Checkendon Church and Churchyard. A wonderful effort, and a great spirit, led to a great result, of church and surrounds being thoroughly gingered up ready for the recommencement of daily opening yesterday, and short services from…

From the Rector: Tuesday 8th June 2021

Working Party Dear friends, In advance of our reopening, please come along to our working party this Saturday (12th) morning between 10am and noon, to either help in the churchyard, or inside with cleaning. Masks will need to be worn indoors. Please bring any equipment with you. Thank you!  Checkendon church will thereafter be open daily from Monday 14th June. There will…