The Rev'd Sally Wright

Associate Priest

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I have been ministering as Associate Priest in the parish since my arrival in 2009. Until the birth of our second child, I was also serving as Deanery Vocations and Ministry Adviser. Before moving to Witney I was Chaplain to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, having served my curacy in the Chichester Diocese. I trained in Spiritual Direction through the Diocese of Oxford which I hope to build upon in the future. Previously I was a Fresh Expressions Associate Missioner, had national responsibility for Vocations in Affirming Catholicism and enjoyed doing some voiceover work for Back to Church Sunday DVDs.

I am passionate about vocations work and the Church overseas, both of which inform my ministry and I enjoy engaging with liturgy in new and creative ways.

Interests include spending time with Toby, Caspar and Felicity, running, swimming, reading, theatre/cinema and travel. I am also interested in music and drama.

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Benefice Advent Carol Service



Advent Carols - Holy Trinity 3 December 2017 6pm

Sunday 3 December we shall be sharing our Advent Carol Service at Holy Trinity Woodgreen
All welcome to come and join in...

Latest Witney Way

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Advent Carols

Christmas Services

We are delighted to invite you to join across our five churches at Christmas this year

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The Word became flesh and lived among us

Team Vicar

Raise the roof

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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St Mary Find out more about this project

Inspiring Change

Creating a Community Space for the 21st Century

As part of our wider commitment to serve the people of Witney, we have formed a vision for renewing St Mary’s Church, our town’s landmark civic church: to enhance the ways the spiritual, community and cultural life of Witney people in the 21st century is served by St Mary’s church.

St Mary Find out more about this project

Praying for victims of terror



'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.

Team Vicar

2016 Accounts and 2016 Review

The accounts were approved on 24 April by the PCC and signed off


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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

Parish of Witney 2016 Approved Accounts

2016 Review

Annual Accounts

Latest film

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Holy Week Addresses

The Rev'd Canon Dr Joanna Collicutt led Holy Week 2017 on Remembering.
The text of her addresses is available Holy Week 2017 here

Holy Week

Oxford Diocese

Seven days a week, more than 50,000 Anglican disciples are dispersed across the Diocese of Oxford and the world, serving God in a huge variety of contexts and making a difference in the world. Together as a Diocese we support an enormous range of voluntary projects serving the local community often in partnership with others: these include food banks, children’s centres, support for the homeless and refugees, community groups, parent and toddler groups and many more. Over a thousand church buildings and church schools are centres of life and hospitality in their communities. There are around a hundred stipendiary chaplains working across the Diocese in prisons, hospitals, the police, universities and schools. We have three formal overseas links with Kimberley and Kuruman (South Africa), with Växjö (Sweden) and with Nandyal (India) and many other links at parish level.

The Diocese of Oxford