Prayer for the Appointment of a Team Vicar
Shepherd and guardian of all souls,
call to your church and ours a priest after your own heart; one of faith and prayer, filled with the holy spirit; one who has vision and wisdom; one who has a true love for all people. Prepare the priest of your choice for ministry among us in the team and the parish.
Prepapre us to receive the priest you call with love and joy. Guide all with responsibility for this task.
We ask this through Jesus the Lord.
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New archdeacon for Dorchester -The newArchdeacon of Dorchester is to be the Revd Judy French, who is currently Vicar of Charlbury with Shorthampton. She will take up her post in June.
Welcoming the appointment, Bishop Colin said: " I am delighted that Judy French has accepted Bishop John’s invitation to become the First Archdeacon of Dorchester. "
The Rev'd Canon Elizabeth Thomson Collated and Installed. -The Rev'd Canon Elizabeth Thomson was Collated and Installed by the Lord Bishop of Derby at a service of Evensong on Sunday 2 March. The parish sent a coach full of supporters, with a number travelling independently.
New post for Dr Elizabeth Thomson. -Our previous Team Vicar, Elizabeth, has left her post after 7 years to take up a position as Canon Missioner in Derby Cathedral.
Bishop Pushpa Visits from Nandyal, India -It is with regret that we have to announce that Bishop Pushpa has been forced to cancel her visit to witney on Monday 24 February.
Witney Food Festival -The Witney Festival of Food and Drink to be held on Saturday, May 17th, 2014 in and around the medieval church of St. Mary's on Church Green.
Come experience local produce from around Oxfordshire.