Services

There are Sunday services across the four churches found below. 

The pattern of worship is very clearly Eucharistic. Within this there is wide variety from a small, informal congregation at Curbridge, to Hailey with their open attitude to exploring forms of worship, to the simplicity and dignity of Holy Trinity with their choir, to the larger concelebrated Parish Eucharist at Saint Mary’s, with a developing choir and incense a number of times in the year. The Blessed Sacrament is reserved in Saint Mary’s and Holy Trinity.

St Mary's

Sunday

8am - Holy Communion
10.45am - Sung Eucharist 
5.30pm - Evening Prayer

Monday

9am - Morning Prayer
5.30pm - Evening Prayer

Tuesday

9am - Morning Prayer
5.30pm - Evening Prayer

Wednesday

9am - Morning Prayer
11am - Holy Communion
4.30pm - Silent Prayer
5.30pm - Evening Prayer

Thursday

9am - Morning Prayer
5.30pm - Evening Prayer

Friday

9am - Morning Prayer

Saturday

9am - Morning Prayer
9.30am - Holy Communion (1st Saturday of the month)
5.30pm - Evening Prayer


Holy Trinity

Sunday

10.45 - Sung Eucharist

Tuesday

10.30am - Holy Communion


Hailey

Sunday

9.15am - Holy Communion
6pm - Evensong (1st Sunday of the month)

Thursday

10am - Holy Communion


Curbridge

Sunday

9.15am - Holy Communion

 

Useful Links

Christian Faith
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Praying for a new House for Duty Team Vicar

The parish of Witney is looking for a Team Vicar (House for Duty) who will work enthusiastically and collaboratively with clergy and laity across the benefice. The priest will have particular pastoral responsibility for Minster Lovell, whilst also sharing in ministry fully across the benefice and the other four churches. Click for details ML Profile 2018 here

Lord, as we enter a new stage, may you give us open hearts, Grace to grow in faith and prayer And help us to serve you in our local community. Lord, bless and equip the person you are preparing to lead here. May they have vision and insight and a prayer-fill, pastoral heart To serve young and old alike in this community. Amen.

A successful peal of Church bells

A successful peal of Church bells to mark the 775th anniversary of Saint Mary’s

Congratulations to the team of ringers on a successful peal of church bells to mark the 775th anniversary of Saint Mary’s!

Raise the roof

St Mary

An opportunity to invest in a major Witney landmark

Severe winter frosts have destroyed the limestone slates on St Mary’s Roof. We need to replace them before winter sets in. Local Witney people have already sponsored 2,200 slates. Only 1,800 slates to go!!

Please Sponsor a Slate for £10. Your civic landmark church needs you!

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775 Sermon Series

775 Sermon Series

As part of our celebration of our 775th Anniversary a series of sermons is taking place over the next 12 months. Here is the text of the opening sermon Feast 2018

Praying for victims of terror

Team Vicar



'In the midst of life we are in death.'

Lord, in a place of pleasure, terror struck, in a place of life, death came. Hold us in our shock and grief, comfort the distressed, heal the injured, calm the anxious, reunite the separated, console the bereaved, and give rest and everlasting peace to those who have died, for your love never fails and through the darkness your light always shines. Amen.

Accounts

Annual Accounts

Our stewardship enables us to fulfil God's call and share in God's mission

The Church is the new creation, it is life and joy, it is the sacramental fellowship in which we share the ultimate purpose of God, made real for us now in our hearing the Word and sharing the Sacrament.
Rowan Williams

Click here to view the Witney Parish 2017 Annual Report and Accounts

Annual Review 2017