Christian Aid Week 15-21 May
“With every gift, every action, every prayer, we celebrate and share hope with our sisters and brothers facing crisis around the world, from Ukraine to Zimbabwe.”
If you would like to donate during Christian Aid week (or at any time) you can do so online via the special page Milton have created (so we can see how much we raise)
or via the main CA website: donate.christianaid.org.uk
Download the Church News for 15 and 22 May here: Church News 15 and 22 May 2022
On Sunday there is plenty going on!
Rogation on Sunday 15 May at 10am, Manor Farm, Upper Milton, Milton under Wychwood, OX76EX.
The entrance will be signposted off New Road. Disabled parking and access is available. We’ll start at 10am with a Communion service in the barn. Seating will be on chairs but a warm rug might be a good idea if it’s a cold day. The service will include a talk on farming from one of the Hartleys, and activities for children. After refreshments there will be guided tours of the pigs and a short farm walk to look at some of the crops. Suitable footwear advised! All welcome. Donations of cakes /biscuits also much appreciated.
Messy Church in Milton Church on Sunday 15 May from 3pm-5pm. An afternoon for all the family regardless of age: activities, crafts, bible reading, songs and a shared tea.
Choral Evensong Fifield Church 6pm
This is a beautiful service that follows a timeless structure of psalms, readings, hymns and prayers, using the traditional words of the Book of Common Prayer. The service is sung by our church choir with congregational hymns and an address. Followed by refreshments.
Come along on Saturday 7 May 10am-12 noon. There will be coffee, cake and a plant and cakes stall. All will be accompanied by the ringing of bells!
Download the latest Church News here: Church News 1 and 8 May 2022
Find out everything that is happening here: Church News 17 and 24 April 2022 2
Wishing everyone a Happy Easter!
HOLY WEEK AND EASTER
Tuesday 12 April:
Messy Church 10-12noon Milton Church
Wednesday 13 April:
The Last Supper 6.30pm Milton Church Room
Maundy Thursday 14 April: Holy Communion 10.30am Milton Church
Good Friday 15 April
Milton Church 9.30am Family Service with hot cross buns
Benefice Walk: Departs 10.30am from Milton Church, walking to Fifiled for a picnic (byo) then on to Idbury Church.
Idbury Church Solemn Hour at the Cross 2pm-3pm
Easter Day Sunday 17 April
Milton 9.30am Easter Communion with egg hunt – livestreamed
Shipton 11am Easter Communion with egg hunt
Fifield 11am Easter BCP Communion with egg hunt
You can download the Rota of Services hereRota 2022 April-Dec 300322
There are also a few printed copies in the churches.
On Palm Sunday we will be walking from Milton Green at 10.45 for an 11am United Benefice Holy Communion Service in Milton Church. This will be followed by a simple Lent Lunch in the church (soup, bread and cheese) and children’s activities. This year donations will be in aid of Ukraine.
We will have small tables in the church for people to space out or sit in groups as they choose.
To help us cater, please RSVP for the lunch by Friday 8 April.
Email [email protected] or tel 01993 832467.
If you can help with making soup or help on the day
please call Heather: 01993 830381.