Latest Benefice News

Licensing and Induction Service of Revd Geoffrey Clement

You are invited to meet your new vicar

Revd Geoffrey Clement

 at his induction service followed by refreshments on

Wednesday 17 October 7.30pm
St Mary the Virgin, Shipton-u-Wychwood
Church Street, Shipton under Wychwood, Chipping Norton, OX7 6BP.

This service includes the Institution and Licensing by
The Bishop of Dorchester and the Induction and Installation by the Archdeacon of Dorchester.

Revd Geoffrey Clement will be Vicar of the
Wychwood Benefice: Shipton, Milton, Fifield, Idbury, Bruern, Lyneham, Upper Milton and Bould.

Parking at New Beaconsfield Hall Station Rd Shipton-under-Wychwood OX7 6BQ

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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“All That Jazz” Concert Friday 12 October, 7pm Milton Church

The locally renowned Burford School Jazz Band “All That Jazz” present a selection from their varied repertoire on Friday 12 October, 7pm Milton Church The set features a selection of old and new numbers including “Free Ride”, “Free Bird”, “Despacito”, “Hello”, “Sweet Caroline”, “Soul Man”, “Fields of Gold” and many more.  Some feature a vocalist while…

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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 16 Oct
  • Coffee Club
    Starts at: 9:30 am
    Where: Benefice Centre, Next to SS Simon & Jude Church, Milton
  • Benefice Office Open 11.30-2.30
    Starts at: 11:30 am
    Where: Benefice Centre
  • Mid Month Meditation (MMM)
    Starts at: 6:05 pm
    Where: Holy Trinity, Ascott
Wednesday 17 Oct
  • 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
  • Institution and Licensing Service of Rev'd Geoffrey Clement
    Starts at: 7:30 pm
    Where: St Mary the Virgin, Shipton under Wychwood
Thursday 18 Oct
  • Day Centre Service
    Starts at: 11:00 am
    Where: New Beaconsfield Hall, Shipton
Friday 19 Oct
  • Benefice Office Open 9.00-2.00
    Starts at: 9:00 am
    Where: Benefice Centre
Sunday 21 Oct
  • Milton United Benefice Holy Communion
    Starts at: 9:30 am
    Where: SS Simon & Jude, Church Street, Milton under Wychwood
  • Lay Led Fifield Choral Evensong
    Starts at: 6:00 pm
  • Refreshments following Choral Evensong - end of season
    Starts at: 7:00 pm
Monday 22 Oct
  • 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 30 September  
11.00am United Benefice BCP Holy Communion Fifield

Sunday 7 October  
11.00am United Benefice Holy Communion with children’s and youth groups Shipton

Sunday 14 October
8.15am BCP Holy Communion Shipton
9.30am Holy Communion Milton
11.00am Harvest Festival (followed by Bring & Share Harvest Lunch) Shipton
11.00am Harvest Festival Fifield

Wednesday 17 October  
7.30pm Institution and Licensing of Revd Geoffrey Clement with Reception afterwards Shipton

Sunday 21 October
9.30am United Benefice Holy Communion  Milton
6.00pm BCP Choral Evensong Fifield

Sunday 28 October (St Simon & St Jude Patronal)
8.15am BCP Holy Communion Shipton
9.30am Sunday Worship Milton
11.00am Holy Communion Shipton
11.00am BCP Holy Communion (followed by Welcome Lunch for Revd Clement) Idbury

Sunday 4 November – All Saints’ and All Souls’   
11.00am United Benefice Holy Communion with children’s and youth groups Shipton