Soul Care Conversations

We are very aware that for everyone this time of Covid-19 isolation is a strange one. We want to offer the chance to have a one to one conversation with a member of the wider ministry team. 

For those who wish, we could use the framework of a Personal Discipleship Plan (PDP), which encourages us to think about our gifting and where we are at with God. 

It’s all confidential, and very much led by you. 

We are happy to be led by individuals as to what would help you most at this time and invite you to find fresh ways to deepen your faith, or explore your doubts. 

If you would like a soul care conversation, please email

Bible Book Wednesdays

The Letter of James Wednesday 20th May 3pm. Join Ross as he tells the Letter of James in its entirety, and for conversation afterwards about what we notice from hearing a scriptural text in full.

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Meeting ID: 947 0459 4231
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Mercy and Kindness: Inclusivity

Hugh and Ross lead a session, Tuesday 19th May at 3.30pm, looking at good examples of inclusivity of the LGBT+ from both our own Diocese of Oxford and the Church in Sweden, and facilitating a discussion about what that may look like in the Benefice of Witney.

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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 07774 524756 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

If you need to contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Team, call 01865 208290. Alternatively the Safeguarding Adviser Lisa Wilkins can be reached via or 01865 208295.

Year Review

The Year Review contains reports from all the churches in the benefice and many of the activities that take place. Year review 2019 with cover

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