Welcome from the Rev'd Toby Wright

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the benefice of Witney. The Rev'd Toby Wright – Team Rector since 2009 We are an inclusive church embracing a hospitable Christianity. We are five Church of England churches, some large and some small, serving the town of Witney and the villages round about. We believe the church is called to be a community of mercy and kindness. We look forward to welcoming you to an event or service soon.

The Rev'd Toby Wright – Team Rector since 2009

Sunday 23rd February: Last Sunday before Lent

Eucharist 8.00 am, St. Mary’s
 9.15 am St. John’s, Curbridge
 9.15 am St. John’s, Hailey
Eucharist 9.15 am St. Kenelm’s
Eucharist 10.45 am St. Mary’s
 10.45 am Holy Trinity

Pancake & Quiz Night: Friday 21st February at Holy Trinity church£5 per head - please pay on the night. Do make up a team of your own, from friends, family and neighbours or join a team on the night. (The aim is around 6 people per team) 

A pictorial introduction to the Basilica of the Sagrada Familia with time for discussion and reflection, Monday 24th February 8-9.30 pm, Winchester Room. For more information and to confirm attendance, please contact Ness.

Ash Wednesday 26th February Eucharist with the Imposition of Ashes: 11 00 am at St Mary’s and 7 30 pm at St. Kenelm’s, Minster Lovell. This is a day of Eucharistic Obligation when the Church asks all members to make every effort to attend one of the services in the parish which marks the beginning of Lent.

Safeguarding: who to contact in an emergency

If a child or adult is in immediate danger or requires immediate medical attention, call the emergency services on 999. If there are concerns about their immediate welfare, don’t delay: call Children and Adult’s Social care on 0345 050 7666 or the MASH Out of Hours Emergency Duty Team: 0800 833408

Also please inform your Parish Safeguarding officer, Alison, on 07884 074812 or her Deputy, Ness, on 07774524756 or Pauline on 01993 648136 that you have contacted them.

Safeguarding: who to contact with concerns

For all safeguarding concerns please immediately inform your Parish Safeguarding Officer, Alison, on 07884 074812 or her Deputy, Ness, on 07774524756 or Pauline on 01993 648136. You can also email concerns to safeguarding@witneyparish.org.uk

If you are unsure or worried about how serious a situation is, contact one of the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers, Stuart Nimmo, on 01865 208290 or Sophie Harney on 01865 208295.

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 download the 2018 Annual Report and Accounts

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