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Abundant Life - Reflections for Lent

Lent in the Benefice

Lent in the Wychwood Benefice begins with a service on Ash Wednesday – 14 February at 7.30pm in Fifield Church

We will then be running Lent Groups on Wednesdays during lent beginning on 21 February.

This year we will be using Bishop Steven’s new booklet “Abundant Life”. These are available at the Benefice Centre and cost £2.75.

The groups will run at 3pm on Wednesdays at Old Prebendal House and during the evening Homegroups at 7.30pm. Anyone who would like to take part will be most welcome and you can drop in for individual sessions or come to all of them. Contact Liz for more information on 831759.

 

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In the footsteps of Shackleton: Fri 2 March 6.30pm Fifield Church

Spend a fascinating evening with MARTIN THOMAS retired surgeon with an interest in the history of Antarctic exploration. Friday 2nd March, 2018 in St John’s Church, Fifield Drinks and light refreshments from 6.30 pm, Talk at 7.00 pm £15 per person MARTIN THOMAS is a retired surgeon with an interest in the history of Antarctic…

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What's happening, when and where

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

Benefice Calander

Sunday 25 Feb
  • Shipton BCP Holy Communion
    Starts at: 8:15 am
    Where: St Mary's, Church Street, Shipton under Wychwood
  • Milton Sunday Worship
    Starts at: 9:30 am
    Where: SS Simon & Jude, Church Road, Milton under Wychwood
  • Shipton Common Worship Holy Communion
    Starts at: 11:00 am
    Where: St Mary's, Church Street, Shipton under Wychwood
  • Idbury BCP Morning Prayer
    Starts at: 11:00 am
Monday 26 Feb
  • Benefice Centre Administrator
    Starts at: 9:00 am
    Where: Benefice Centre
  • Benefice Midday Prayers in Milton
    Starts at: 12:00 pm
    Where: Benefice Centre, behind St Simon and St Jude's Milton under Wychwood
  • Holy Communion - Tall Trees
    Starts at: 2:30 pm
    Where: Tall Trees, Shipton
Tuesday 27 Feb
  • Coffee Club
    Starts at: 9:30 am
    Where: Benefice Centre, Next to SS Simon & Jude Church, Milton
  • Benefice Office Admin
    Starts at: 11:30 am
Wednesday 28 Feb
  • Benefice Office Admin
    Starts at: 12:30 pm
  • Lent Group Old Prebendal
    Starts at: 3:00 pm
  • Lent Groups
    Starts at: 7:30 pm
    Where: For info contact Anne 830160
Thursday 1 Mar
  • Clare Benefice Centre Admin
    Starts at: 9:00 am
  • Day Centre Holy Communion
    Starts at: 11:25 am
    Where: New Beaconsfield Hall, Church Path, Station Rd, Chipping Norton OX7 6BQ, UK
Friday 2 Mar
  • Talk: "In the footsteps of Shackleton" - Martin Thomas
    Starts at: 6:30 pm
    Where: St John's Church, Fifield
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Services & Events

Sunday 25 February
8.15am BCP Holy Communion Shipton
9.30am Sunday Worship Milton
11.00am Holy Communion Shipton
11.00am BCP Morning Prayer Idbury

Sunday 4 March
11.00am United Benefice Holy Communion with children’s and youth groups Shipton

Sunday 11 March – Mothering Sunday
8.15am BCP Holy Communion Shipton
9.30am Mothering Sunday Milton
11.00am Mothering Sunday Shipton
11.00am Mothering Sunday Fifield

Sunday 18 March
8.15am BCP Holy Communion Shipton
9.30am Sunday Worship Milton
11.00am BCP Morning Prayer Shipton
11.00am Holy Communion Idbury

Sunday 25 March – Palm Sunday
10.00am United Benefice Holy Communion Milton
followed by Coffee, Lent Lunch and Children’s Activities Milton Village Hall

Wednesday 28 March 
7.00pm Passover Supper New Beaconsfield Hall

Thursday 29 March – Maundy Thursday 
7.30pm Holy Communion Shipton

Friday 30 March – Good Friday 
9.30am Family Service (ends with hot cross buns)
10.30am Good Friday Walk from Milton to Fifield
noon Picnic Fifield
2.00pm Hour at the Cross Idbury

Sunday 1 April – Easter Sunday
9.30am Family Communion Milton
11.00am Family Communion Shipton
11.00am BCP Holy Communion Fifield