Church Events

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The Week Ahead

Monday 23rd October
09:00
- 09:30
Silent Prayer
09:30
- 10:00
Morning Prayer
13:00
- 15:00
John Kennedy funeral (2pm)
Tuesday 24th October
09:00
- 09:30
Silent Prayer
09:30
- 10:00
Morning Prayer
10:00
- 12:00
Baby and Toddler Group
Wednesday 25th October
09:00
- 09:30
Silent Prayer
09:30
- 10:00
Morning Prayer
Thursday 26th October
09:00
- 09:30
Silent Prayer
09:30
- 10:00
Morning Prayer
10:00
- 10:40
Midweek Eucharist
17:30
- 18:30
St Michael's Choristers
18:30
- 19:45
Church Choir practice
Friday 27th October
09:00
- 09:30
Silent Prayer
09:30
- 10:00
Morning Prayer
Sunday 29th October
08:00
- 09:00
Holy Eucharist with sermon, no hymns (traditional language)
10:00
- 11:00
Parish Eucharist
12:00
- 13:30
Baptism of George Newey (after 10am Eucharist)
18:30
- 19:00
Taizé service
Monday 30th October
09:00
- 09:30
Silent Prayer
09:30
- 10:00
Morning Prayer

Church & Community

Pastoral Care Team

We are currently developing a new pastoral care network for the parish. This will be overseen by a team reporting to the PCC. This group oversees and assesses the quality of care invested in our parish (and beyond).

The key areas of care are:

Sick Communion

Three of our lay folk are licensed to administer Holy Communion for the sick although the whole church, when it gathers together for the Eucharist and when it is dismissed into the world, seeks to provide care for the sick.

Residential/nursing homes

There are six homes in our parish which cater for a varying degree of care:
Ritchie Court
Greengates
Elizabeth Nuffield House
Charles Ponsonby House
Parmoor Court
Diamond Court

Hospital visiting

There are no hospitals within our parish boundary but most of our parishioners will use:
John Radcliffe
Churchill
Nuffield (orthopaedic)
Warnford (mental health, residential)
Littlemore (mental health, day)
St Luke (private)
Manor (private)

Home visiting

Those who are in need of care in their residential homes will vary considerably. We are not just concerned with the elderly here but all who are subjected to being housebound through different reasons.

Transport provision

We are currently reviewing our transport provision needs in order to encourage more people to come to the church and to benefit from socialising and engaging with a range of Christians.

Caring for the bereaved/funerals

Baptisms & weddings

Baby & Toddler group

Today's Prayers

Morning Prayer
Evening Prayer

From the Church of England web site
© The Archbishops' Council

News

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St Michael & All Angels is a training parish

We are privileged that our church is used as a resource for the formation of Christian leaders in the Church of England.
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A Blog for all Seasons

Gavin’s weekly blog has journeyed to a site which you can access with this link: www.gavinknight.me
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Buy a brick for the Threshold Project

If you would like to contribute to the growth of our church, simply buy a brick. Details on our website.
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Gluten-free!

We now have Gluten-free communion wafers if you request them.
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Listen to sermons at home

Each week the sermon is recorded and placed on to our website.
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