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Carols by Candlelight Services this week

Carols by Candlelight Services This week

St John the Baptist, Fifield on Friday 13 December at 6.30pm
St Nicholas, Idbury on Sunday 15 December at 4pm
SS Simon & Jude, Milton on Sunday 15 December at 5pm


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Need some more Christmas cards?

New Christmas Cards available in Shipton Church We have some lovely new cards available – perfect for Christmas – though they are blank inside so suitable to be used all year round.  £1 for 1 card, £3 for 5 cards, £5 for 10 cards. Available from the office 01993 832467 or contact Mike and Joy…

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Pastoral Care at Christmas

Pastoral Support at Christmas The Christmas season is the time of year for great excitement and delight for many, especially those who gather with family to celebrate. But for many reasons Christmas can also be a painful and difficult time.  Maybe it’s a first without a much loved member of the family, perhaps relatives are…

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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 15 Dec
  • Shipton BCP Holy Communion
    Starts at: 8:15 am
  • Clergy: Idbury Carols by Candlelight
    Starts at: 4:00 pm
  • Clergy: Milton Carols by Candlelight
    Starts at: 5:00 pm
Monday 16 Dec
  • Benefice Office Open 9.00-2.30
    Starts at: 9:00 am
    Where: Benefice Centre
  • Advent Group
    Starts at: 10:30 am
    Where: Downstairs TV room, The Paddocks, Shipton Road, Milton under Wychwood
  • Benefice Midday Prayers in Milton
    Starts at: 12:00 pm
    Where: Downstairs Lounge, The Paddocks, Shipton Road, Milton under Wychwood
Tuesday 17 Dec
  • Coffee Club
    Starts at: 9:30 am
    Where: Benefice Centre, Next to SS Simon & Jude Church, Milton
  • Breathing Space Milton Church
    Starts at: 12:00 pm
    Where: St Simon & St Jude, Milton under Wychwood
  • Advent Group
    Starts at: 7:15 pm
Wednesday 18 Dec
  • Benefice Office Open
    Starts at: 11:00 am
Thursday 19 Dec
  • Day Centre Service
    Starts at: 11:00 am
    Where: New Beaconsfield Hall, Shipton
  • Christmas Holy Communion - Old Prebendal House
    Starts at: 11:00 am
    Where: Old Prebendal House, Shipton
Friday 20 Dec
  • Benefice Office Open
    Starts at: 9:00 am
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Services & Events

Sunday 1 December – Advent Sunday
8.15am  BCP Holy Communion Shipton
6.00pm  United Benefice Advent Carols Shipton

Sunday 8 December – Advent 2/ St Nicholas Patronal
8.15am  BCP Holy Communion  Shipton
9.30am  Holy Communion  Milton
11.00am  BCP Morning Prayer  Shipton
11.00am  BCP Holy Communion  Fifield
4.00pm  Christmas Messy Church  School

Friday 13 December
6.30pm  Carols by Candlelight  Fifield

Sunday 15 December – Advent 3
8.15am  BCP Holy Communion  Shipton
4.00pm  Carols by Candlelight  Idbury
5.00pm  Carols by Candlelight  Milton

Sunday 22 December – Advent 4
9.30am  United Benefice Holy Communion  Milton
6.00pm  Nine Lessons and Carols by Candlelight  Shipton

Tuesday 24 December – Christmas Eve
4.00pm  Crib and Christingle  Milton
4.00pm  Crib and Christingle  Shipton
11.00pm  United Benefice Midnight Communion  Milton

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

Sunday 29 December
11.00am  United Benefice Holy Communion  Shipton

Sunday 5 January – Epiphany
11.00am  United Benefice Holy Communion with Children’s and Youth Groups  Shipton