Church Events

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The Week Ahead

Tuesday 22nd August
10:00
- 12:00
Baby and Toddler Group
Wednesday 23rd August
10:30
- 12:30
Jill Marchant Funeral (11:30) (Crem an hour later)
Thursday 24th August
10:00
- 10:40
Midweek Eucharist
Sunday 27th August
08:00
- 09:00
Holy Eucharist with sermon, no hymns (traditional language)
10:00
- 11:00
Parish Eucharist
18:30
- 19:00
silent 1/2 hour service
Tuesday 29th August
10:00
- 12:00
Baby and Toddler Group

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

Church Halls car park

The construction of the 3 apartments will begin in July.
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Groundbreaking: The Threshold Project

Sunday 2 July after the 10am All age Eucharist with drinks and a ceremonial turning of the sod!
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One more person needed for South Africa

Our link parish in Tuang in the diocese of Kimberley & Kuruman would like one of our parishioners to represent St Michael's.
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Eco-Justice Sunday 10am June 18th

How can the church undertake a more sustainable and environment-friendly world?
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Monthly FoodBank collection

Please try to bring something to put in the box for the first Sunday of the month at the All-Age service.
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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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