SUNDAY 3 AUGUST
6PM S MARY’S.
ALL WELCOME TO A COMMEMORATIVE SERVICE OF REMEMBRANCE .
Join us for a service to commemorate the centenary of the
start of hostilities in World War I
Gathering on the Green from 5pm
At 11pm on 4 August 1914 Britain declared war on
Germany, ushering in one of the darkest periods in
In a dramatic UK-wide event LIGHTS OUT is an
invitation to everyone to turn off their lights from
10pm to 11pm on 4 August, leaving on a single light
or candle for this shared moment of reﬂection
Giving is just not about money. The Gospels challenges us to be generous in every aspect of our lives. Generosity is also about offering hospitality, giving our time and using our skills in the service of others. And not just in our churches, but also in homes, our workplaces and communities - well beyond our families and friends. Click for more information.
Witney Parish Welcomes You
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Next service( Evening Prayer Tuesday 17:30 ) St John the Evangelist, Hailey. Directions Map
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Next service( Sung Eucharist Sunday 09:15 ) Holy Trinity, Woodgreen. Directions Map
Next service( Sung Eucharist Sunday 10:45 )
Church Organist, Francis Rumsey, lectures in Chicago -Our organist, Francis Rumsey, recently returned from a trip to Chicago, having been invited to speak to the Audio Engineering Society section there. His talk, "Spatial Audio - Reconstructing Reality or Creating Illusion?" challenged the audience to reconsider their ideas about stereo and surround sound reproduction
Witney's second Food Festival a great success. -The 2014 Witney Festival of Food and Drink was opened by our Local Food Champion, Billy Rideout of Baker's Butchers, Witney, and comedian and T.V. presenter Alexander Armstrong who is the Patron of the Witney Festival of Food and Drink.
The Hermitage Ensemble of St Petersburg (now substituted by an Organ Recital) -Wednesday 14th May at 8pm
Regrettably, the Hermitage Ensemble has had to cancel the second part of its UK tour at short notice.
As this event had been planned in support of our organ renovation project, we are offering instead an organ recital by St Mary's organist and choirmaster, Francis Rumsey.
Nick Hance, married to the Rev'd Joy Hance is the new Vice-Chair of Churches Together in Witney. -As a representative of the Parish of Witney, Nick, will be taking a lead on ecumenical life in and around the town.
Please support Nick with your prayers and we look forward as a parish to supporting him in this important ministry.
On Saturday 3 May the 3rd Witney Beer Festival saw many hundreds of people come to celebrate a commu -On Saturday 3 May the 3rd Witney Beer Festival saw many hundreds of people come to celebrate a community event, recapturing the place of Saint Mary's as it would have been in the 13th Century.