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Please come and celebrate Kate!

Kate’s farewell lunch New Year’s Eve 12.30-3.30pm New Beaconsfield Hall Come and join us to wish Rev’d Kate Stacey and her family a rousing farewell as she leaves us for pastures new. A hot lunch & celebration will follow Kate’s final service on Sunday 31 December 11am, St Mary the Virgin, Shipton-u-Wychwood R.S.V.P. for lunch…

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Shoebox Sunday Service 19 November 9.30am Milton Church

We will be holding our annual “Shoebox Sunday” Service on Sunday 19 November, 9.30am in Milton Church. There’s still time to prepare a shoebox. Take a look here for details:

Services on Remembrance Sunday

Sunday 12 November: Remembrance Sunday Join us on Remembrance Sunday for one of our special services around the Benefice 9.30am Milton Remembrance Service with Parade 10.50am Fifield Remembrance Service 10.50am Shipton Remembrance Service – meet at the war memorial on the green   #WeWillRememberThem #RemembranceSunday

What's happening, when and where

The calander for the next seven days and Services for the next four weeks.

Benefice Calander

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Services & Events

Sunday 3 December  – Advent Sunday
11.00am United Benefice Holy Communion with children’s and youth groups Shipton
6.00pm Advent Carols Shipton

Sunday 10 December  – Advent 2
8.15am BCP Holy Communion Shipton
9.30am Holy Communion Milton
11.00am Holy Communion Shipton
11.00am BCP Morning Prayer Fifield

Friday 15 December
6.30pm Carols by Candlelight Fifield


Sunday 17 December  – Advent 3
8.15am BCP Holy Communion Shipton
4.00pm Carols by Candlelight Idbury
5.00pm Carols by Candlelight Milton
6.00pm Nine Lessons and Carols Shipton

Sunday 24 December  – Christmas Eve
4.00pm Crib and Christingle Shipton
4.00pm Crib and Christingle Milton
6.00pm Carols round the tree Milton
7.00pm Carols round the tree Shipton
11.00pm Midnight Communion Milton

Monday 25 December  – Christmas Day
9.30am Christmas Communion Milton
11.00am Christmas Communion Shipton
11.00am Christmas Communion Fifield

Sunday 31 December   – New Year’s Eve
11.00am United Benefice Communion (Kate’s last Service) followed by Lunch at New Beaconsfield Hall Shipton