Whichever church you come to, we hope you will find a warm welcome in this benefice. We have several services each Sunday, and lots of events going on every month. For our latest news and events, please see our News and What’s On pages, or you can subscribe to our weekly e-bulletin to keep up to date with what’s happening.

For information on Accessibility / Disabled Access please see our Accessibility page.

If you have any questions, please do Contact Us.

This benefice is inclusive in theology and we welcome everyone.

What’s On

For our latest events and services, and to find out about News and Services and Events in our communities, our What’s On page is a great place to start. Whether it’s Sunday services, Fetes, Coffee Mornings, the Village Diner, Café Church, the Library – there’s always something happening!

Visit Us

Our seven churches are all unique with their own character and history. All of them have been places of prayer for centuries, and you can find peace and welcome within. Everyone is welcome at all our services and events. If you’d like to find out more about our churches, their history and what’s happening now, please come and Visit Us

Life Events

Christenings, Weddings and Funerals are all very important moments in our lives, and the Church marks these with special services where we ask God’s blessing and help. If you’d like to know more, you can find lots of information on our Life Events pages. If you’d like talk to one of the clergy about these special moments in life, please Contact Us

Morning prayer

Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer is held via Zoom on Tuesdays at 8.30am, everyone is welcome. The service lasts around 20 minutes and if you have time, please stick around for a brief chat afterwards.

Please click here to join the Zoom Meeting.

So you can join in with the service, you will need to find the Morning Prayer for the day on the Church of England website.

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Facebook

Find us on Facebook where we regularly post prayers, bible readings, reflections, and much more.

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YouTube

Following requests, we are experimenting with offering live-streaming of services on YouTube again on the Benefice channel

The link for each week will be below. Most weeks will be at 10.30am, but as only certain churches have internet access, sometimes the service will be at 9am. Please check in advance. Services will be left up for six days.

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Podcasts

We are experimenting with podcasts featuring Sunday sermons from the ministry team on Spotify and on Acast, and hopefully on Apple Podcasts soon.

Upcoming Services and Events

Tue

28

May

Morning Prayer – Online via Zoom

  •   Tuesday
  •   8:30 am - 9:00 am
Church Service Online Service 

Please join us on Zoom from 8:30am for Morning Prayer.

If you would like to join via Zoom, please follow the link : Join Morning Prayer on Zoom

Meeting ID: 831 1656 5322

So you can join in with the service, you will need to find the Morning Prayer for the day on the Church of England website.

The service lasts around 20 minutes and if you have time, please stick around for a brief chat afterwards.

Tue

28

May

Church Booking – St Mary’s, Buckland

  •   Tuesday
  •   9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  •   St Mary's Church, Buckland
  •   Church Ct, Buckland, Faringdon SN7 8QW
Church Booking 
Sun

2

Jun

Sunday Service – St Peter’s, Charney Bassett

  •   Sunday
  •   9:00 am - 10:00 am
  •   St Peter's Church, Charney Bassett
  •   Charney Bassett, OX12 0EN
Church Service 

This week’s Sunday BCP Holy Communion service will be at St Peter’s Church in Charney Bassett at 9am.

 

Sun

2

Jun

Sunday Service – St Mary’s, Buckland

  •   Sunday
  •   10:30 am - 11:30 am
  •   St Mary's Church, Buckland
  •   Church Ct, Buckland, Faringdon SN7 8QW
All Age Service Church Service 

This week’s Holy Communion service plus Sunday School will be at St Mary’s church Buckland at 10:30am.

 

 

 

Sun

2

Jun

Sunday Service – St Mary’s, Longworth

  •   Sunday
  •   10:30 am - 11:30 am
  •   St Mary's Church, Longworth
  •   Longworth, Abingdon, OX13 5DY
Church Service 

This week’s Holy Communion service will be in St Mary’s church in Longworth at 10:30am.

 

Sun

2

Jun

Sunday Service – St Marys, Lyford

  •   Sunday
  •   6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  •   St Mary's Church, Lyford
  •   Lyford, Wantage, OX12 0EQ
Church Service 

This week’s Evensong Service will be at St Mary’s church, Lyford.

Come and join us from 6pm.

 

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Safeguarding

This Benefice is committed to the safeguarding, care and nurture of the children and people of all ages in our church community. If you have a concern please contact the Benefice directly using the Contact Us page, and your enquiry will be sent straight to the Rector in the strictest confidence.

We do not provide the contact details of our local Parish Safeguarding Officers online for privacy reasons. The Safeguarding Policy for each parish is clearly displayed in each parish church, and the benefice policy can be found on our Safeguarding page.

If you prefer you can contact the Diocesan Safeguarding team

Can’t find the answer?

Please feel free to contact us and we can help you further.

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