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Hands Benefice Prayer

Prayer for the Benefice during the vacancy

Prayer for the Benefice during the vacancy Heavenly Father, During this vacancy, we pray that you guard and bless our Wychwood Benefice as we serve you together during this time without a vicar. Lord Jesus, We know that you have great plans for us. Help us all to take our part, growing in faith and…

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Pastoral Care in our villages

Pastoral Care in our villages   Did you know that there is a Pastoral Care Team willing to help anyone with the support they may need? Please make contact with us if you would appreciate a call, a visit or some other help. There are many people facing a variety of obstacles in our villages,…

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Shipton Bell Fund Update

SHIPTON BELL FUND APPEAL NEWS update by Chris Seers, May 2018 The bells of St Mary’s, Shipton will shortly be undergoing major refurbishment. In 2017, an Appeal was launched to raise the £70,000 required for the project. We are delighted to let you know that to date (May 2018) we have raised just over £61,000…

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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

Tuesday 17 Jul
  • Coffee Club
    Starts at: 9:30 am
    Where: Benefice Centre, Next to SS Simon & Jude Church, Milton
  • Benefice Office Open 10-2.30
    Starts at: 10:00 am
    Where: Benefice Centre
  • Mid Month Meditation (MMM)
    Starts at: 6:05 pm
    Where: Holy Trinity, Ascott
Wednesday 18 Jul
  • Pilgrim Paths Guided Walks 2018
    Starts at: 10:00 am
    Where: St Giles Wiggington (OX15 4JU) to St Mary's Swerford - 5 miles
  • Songs of Praise- Old Prebendal House
    Starts at: 11:00 am
    Where: Old Prebendal House
  • Benefice Office Open 12.30-2.30
    Starts at: 12:30 pm
    Where: Benefice Centre
  • Home Groups
    Starts at: 7:30 pm
Thursday 19 Jul
  • Benefice Office Open 9.00-1.00
    Starts at: 9:00 am
    Where: Benefice Centre
  • Day Centre Service
    Starts at: 11:00 am
    Where: New Beaconsfield Hall, Shipton
Sunday 22 Jul
  • 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
  • Lay Led Shipton BCP Morning Prayer
    Starts at: 11:00 am
    Where: St Marys, Church Street, Shipton under Wychwood
  • Idbury BCP Holy Communion
    Starts at: 11:00 am
    Where: St Nicholas, Church Street, Idbury
  • Fifield Friends BBQ
    Starts at: 1:00 pm
Monday 23 Jul
  • 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
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Services & Events

Sunday 15 July
9.30am United Benefice Holy Communion  Milton
6.00pm BCP Evening Prayer Fifield

Sunday 22 July
8.15am BCP Holy Communion Shipton
9.30am Sunday Worship Milton
11.00am BCP Morning Prayer Shipton
11.00am BCP Holy Communion Idbury

Sunday 29 July 
11.00am United Benefice BCP Holy Communion Idbury

Sunday 6 August 
11.00am United Benefice Holy Communion with children’s and youth groups Shipton

Sunday 12 August
8.15am BCP Holy Communion Shipton
9.30am Holy Communion Milton
11.00am BCP Morning Prayer Shipton
11.00am BCP Morning Prayer Fifield

Sunday 19 August
9.30am United Benefice Holy Communion  Milton
6.00pm BCP Evening Prayer Fifield

Sunday 26 August
8.15am BCP Holy Communion Shipton
9.30am Sunday Worship Milton
11.00am Holy Communion Shipton
11.00am BCP Morning Prayer Idbury

Sunday 2 September 
11.00am United Benefice Holy Communion with children’s and youth groups Shipton