It is my pleasure as Team Rector to welcome you to the Benefice of Witney. The Team Rector, Canon Toby Wright 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 Team Rector, Canon Toby Wright

Latest Updates

  • The 10:45 Sunday Service from St Mary's is streamed live each Sunday from the St Mary's Facebook page starting at 10:30. Here is the Trinity 9 Service Sheet
  • Our churches are now fully open for services and prayer and reflection. Click here for details 
  • Our next Thursday Noon Online Eucharist Service is on Thursday 19th AugustZoom link Meeting ID: 890 739 081 Passcode: 020375. There is no Thursday Zoom Eucharist on 5 or 12 August.
  • We publish a regular Benefice Bulletin. Click here to subscribe by email or view all updates here


    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 one of Parish Safeguarding Team.
    For other safeguarding concerns please immediately inform our Parish Safeguarding Officer, Alison, on 07884 074812 or her Deputy, Sarah Jane, on 07506 515 952 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 the Diocesan Safeguarding Team on 01865 208295 or Richard Woodley on 07391 868478 or Lisa Wilkins on 07341 866832 lisa.wilkins@oxford.anglican.org

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