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Ride and Stride 2019

Congratulations to all Riders and Striders!

Here are a couple of photos from the weekend’s Ride and Stride event – outside St John the Baptist Church, Fifield. Thank you to all those who took part in helping run the day or those who “rode and strode” between churches and those who sponsored the event, helping to raise money for our churches….

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Harvest Festivals 209

Harvest Festivals in the Benefice

Do come and celebarte Harvest with us at one of our church services and meals. Everyone is welcome. This year we are supporting our local food bank – North Oxfordshire Community Foodbank. We collect items for the foodbank throughout the year but have decided to support them with our Harvest Donations too this year. They…

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Oxfordshire Ride and Stride Saturday 14 September

Have you signed up to take part in this year’s Ride and Stride? All the details about how to take part and plan your route can be found here: https://www.rideandstrideuk.org/


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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

Wednesday 18 Sep
  • Church Coffee Morning - 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 Sep
  • Day Centre Service
    Starts at: 11:00 am
    Where: New Beaconsfield Hall, Shipton
Friday 20 Sep
  • Benefice Office Open
    Starts at: 9:00 am
Sunday 22 Sep
  • Shipton BCP Holy Communion
    Starts at: 8:15 am
  • Idbury Harvest Festival
    Starts at: 11:00 am
  • Lay Led Shipton BCP Morning Prayer
    Starts at: 11:00 am
  • Idbury Harvest Lunch
    Starts at: 12:00 pm
  • Milton Harvest Festival
    Starts at: 5:00 pm
  • Milton Harvest Supper
    Starts at: 6:00 pm
Monday 23 Sep
  • Benefice Office Open 9.00-2.30
    Starts at: 9:00 am
    Where: Benefice Centre
  • Home Group
    Starts at: 10:30 am
    Where: Upper Lounge, The Paddocks, Shipton Road, Milton under Wychwood
  • Benefice Midday Prayers in Milton
    Starts at: 12:00 pm
    Where: Upper Lounge, The Paddocks, Shipton Road, Milton under Wychwood
  • Holy Communion - Tall Trees
    Starts at: 2:30 pm
    Where: Tall Trees, Shipton
Tuesday 24 Sep
  • Coffee Club
    Starts at: 9:30 am
    Where: Benefice Centre, Next to SS Simon & Jude Church, Milton
  • Mothers Union Holy Communion
    Starts at: 10:30 am
    Where: Upper Lounge, The Paddocks, Milton under Wychwood
  • Benefice Office Open 11.00-2.30
    Starts at: 11:00 am
    Where: Benefice Centre
  • Home Group
    Starts at: 7:15 pm
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Services & Events

Sunday 22 September
8.15am BCP Holy Communion – Shipton Church
11.00am BCP Morning Prayer – Shipton Church
11.00am Harvest Festival (followed by Harvest Lunch) – Idbury Church
5.00pm Harvest Festival (followed by Harvest Supper) – Milton Church

Sunday 29 September 
9.30am United Benefice BCP Holy Communion – Fifield Church

Sunday 6 October
11.00am United Benefice Holy Communion with Children’s and Youth Groups – Shipton Church

Sunday 13 October
8.15am BCP Holy Communion Shipton Church
9.30am Holy Communion Milton Church
11.00am  Harvest Festival (followed by Bring & Share Harvest Lunch)  Shipton Church
11.00am Harvest Festival (Harvest Supper 12 Oct) Fifield Church

Sunday 20 October
9.30am United Benefice Holy Communion Milton Church
6.00pm BCP Choral Evensong Fifield

Sunday 27 October:
St Simon & St Jude Patronal Festival, Milton
REMEMBER THE CLOCKS GO BACK
8.15am BCP Holy Communion Shipton Church
9.30am Worship for All Holy Communion Milton Church
11.00am Holy Communion Shipton Church
11.00am BCP Morning Prayer Idbury Church

Sunday 3 November:
All Saints’ and All Souls’
11.00am United Benefice Holy Communion Shipton