Exploring Spirituality Programme

The positive of having to postpone much of our 2020 ESP means we still have plenty to look forward to in 2021! So here you will find brief descriptions of events and the links to zoom. All are welcome! Please do ‘come and see’…. and do contact facilitators if you’d like more information.

Coming Soon

We are hoping to offer a three part series on Middle English Poetry during April.

Topics for May include several Saturday morning sessions on Universal Salvation and two sessions on Julian of Norwich on 5th and 13th.

A new in-house Resource and Discussion Forum called ‘Living Well’ will also begin soon.

Quiet Morning with Mark and Keri Thomas 

Saturday March 6th from 10 00 Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/97847741535?... | Meeting ID: 978 4774 1535 | Passcode: 399296

Daily Office: Morning & Evening Prayer

Please do join with others to pray the Daily Office from wherever you are, 9am Morning Prayer and 5.30pm Evening Prayer. Here is a link to the liturgy on the Church of England website

Prayers for the Middle East

We invite you to pray in your own homes on the first Wednesday of every month, at 5 pm, for 20 minutes or so for 'The land we call Holy' and more generally for the whole of the Middle East. Here is a suggested liturgy

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 is 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 office@witneyparish.org.uk

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, Sarah Jane, on 07506 515 952 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, Sarah Jane, on 07506 515 952 or Pauline on 01993 648136. You can also email concerns to safeguarding@witneyparish.org.uk

If you need to contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Team on 01865 208295 or Richard Woodley on 07391 868478 or Lisa Wilkins can be reached via lisa.wilkins@oxford.anglican.org or 07341 866832.

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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