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What's On

Community

Current Activities:
Our virtual prayer meetings continue each Wednesday at 8:00pm
Meeting on the same Zoom link as for Sunday Morning Services:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6166464263
Please join us!

Open Church meets outside the church from 10 - 2pm each Friday.  Come along to chat and pray together. We are now also meeting inside once a month from 11 to 2pm, on the first Friday of the month.

Church History with Ruth Gouldbourne Monday 24 January until 25 July
Ruth is leading a course that provides an introduction and overview of church history. If we are to see a humbler church and a bigger God then we need to deal with the history of the church to understand where we are today.
Running fortnightly with no charge - find more information here:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/church-history-course-tickets-232671395407

Saturday May 14 10:00 onwards
Church clean and clear out - please come and help to fill a skip with broken and unwanted items from the church. Any help will be greatly appreciated

Christian Aid Quartet Service Sunday May 15 3:00pm 
We are hosting the joint service with St Columba's, Wesley Memorial and St Michael's at the North Gate

Baptists Together Annual Assembly 14 and 15 May
This year the assembly will be in Bournemouth, online and in person. This link will take you to more information on the Baptists Together website:
https://www.baptist.org.uk/Group/Group.aspx?ID=247895

Annual Interfaith Friendship Walk Thursday May 19 6pm
Gather at the Synagogue on Richmond Road, Jericho for 6pm and walk with people from all faiths to the Central Mosque in Manzil Way via St Giles and Radcliffe Square. Delicious food will be provided at the Mosque

Climate Crisis "Our Responsibilities at this time" Quaker Meeting House Friday 20 May 7pm
I
an Cave will present his work which aims to raise awareness around the climate crisis and enable people of faith to learn about the Just Stop Oil campain

Oxford Pride March Saturday June 4
Begins at the Church of St Mary the Virgin and will end at New Road with an ecumenical service

Joint Public Issues Team Conference June 11 2022
Advance notice of the JPIT Conference From the Ground Up: Unearthing Hope and Seeking Justice
At OASIS Waterloo and online. More information can be found here:
https://www.jointpublicissues.org.uk/conference/
 
 

 

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Hello and welcome to our church. If you are a new visitor, we have a page for you to get to know us and learn more about planning a visit.
Click here to see more.

Planning your Visit

This church welcomes you!

 

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Who are we?

  • All ages, different backgrounds
  • A mix; visitors, new church members, some with lifetime experience
  • An informal church, accepting people as they are


Coming to a 10.30am Sunday service

  • For directions please see the directions page
  • Aim to turn up around 10.25 a.m. (but sometimes we’re late too!)
  • You’ll be met at the door by a friendly face
  • We are a friendly bunch, if you’re unsure of something, please ask!
  • Please be who you are, not someone you aren’t!
  • Please note that things are a bit different at the moment due to Covid restrictions but you are still assured a warm welcome! Check the latest arrangements on our 'Church during Covid 19' page

What to expect


Our aim: whether you’re looking at Christianity for the first time or have been a Christian for many years,
we want you to be encouraged and inspired by a morning with us.
We hope we will all draw closer to God as a result.
 

Here’s a quick summary:

  • We start at 10.30am with a few notices of coming events, followed by silent reflection
  • The service lasts until about 11.30am
  • Our worship blends Bible reading and prayer with traditional hymns and modern songs
  • Everyone can participate in the worship
  • The average size of our congregation on a Sunday morning is around 50 people
  • At 11am young people go to their own groups, there are also crèche facilities. The church implements a strong Safeguarding policy
  • We have a talk from the bible that is relevant and meaningful to our lives
  • We share the Lord’s Supper together as part of the service (first and third Sundays); we explain this as we take part
  • After our service tea and coffee are served; some services are followed by a lunch
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What we believe


We are a Christian church and believe all can have relationship with God.
We believe this can happen because of Jesus, who invites us to follow him.
 

Is it just Sundays?


Absolutely not! God is with us all week long and we aim to lead lives that show it. We’re not perfect and we do make mistakes, but we want to make a positive difference in everything we do.
 

For those with disabilities


We aim to be an all-inclusive church and to meet the needs of all who use our building.
Our premises are accessible for those with disabilities. We have a loop for the hearing impaired.
For disabled parking or for other specific needs please contact the church office