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 What’s On, or you can subscribe to our weekly e-bulletin to keep up to date with what’s happening.

What's On

For our latest events and services, and to find out about News 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

Upcoming Services and Events


St Frideswide Pilgrimage to Christ Church Cathedral
  • Saturday
  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Christ Church Cathedral are inviting everyone from across the Diocese to take part in the inaugural St Frideswide Pilgrimage on the saint's day, Saturday 19th October. See the full details here.


Holy Communion (BCP)
  • Sunday
  • 8:30 am - 9:15 am
  • St Margaret's Church, Hinton Waldrist


Longworth Cafe@Church
  • Sunday
  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • St Mary's, Longworth

Cafe and craft activities from 10am, children's service at 10.30am.
We offer real coffee, teas, homemade cakes, our near-legendary bacon butties, Sunday newspapers, Community Library, and lively conversation.
Do join us for a monthly meeting of villagers, friends and visitors, and children's worship within a relaxed cafe atmosphere.


Family Harvest Festival Service
  • Sunday
  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • St Peter's, Charney Bassett


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

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