Holy Trinity

Holy Trinity is in the conservation area of Woodgreen, next to a children’s play area and close to the pub. The interior of the church is of simple design and has 100 comfortable chairs making it a useful flexible space.

Following an inspection which found the floor in the nave to be failing, a major fund raising campaign was formally launched in April 2013. Events were well supported by the whole congregation, our friends and our neighbours.  Money was given to us from many different sources and we had a really good time. We also became more aware of the goodwill of our neighbours and are keen to nurture this in the future.

Work on the new floor began in August 2014 and was completed by November of the same year.  As part of the project the sound system and lighting will also be renewed.  Our refreshed building has become a reality thus enabling us to work more effectively on our mission. We are open to fresh ideas.

Our services are supported by a talented choir, and we have a wide range of services, including a traditional Nine Lessons and Carols in the week before Christmas and a quiet and medative "Tenebrae service" on the evening of Good Friday.  The Easter garden is now arranged in the porch so that it can be more easily seen and our Christmas tree is positioned outside so that it is a sign to the whole community of our active presence.

Many baptisms, weddings and funerals take place in Holy Trinity church, and everyone is welcome at all of our services.

Sunday Service
10.45am - Sung Eucharist with hymns - followed by refreshments
Tuesday Service
10.30am - Holy Communion - followed by refreshments

Other Service Times in the parish can be found here

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Parking

On Sundays - please use the car park for West Oxfordshire District Council.

On Weekdays - on the street. Please be attentive to private driveways. 

 

Mission Action Plan - Congregational Survey

We are currently undertaking work on our Mission Action Plan.  To participate in our survey, please use the link

Day Out

Here are pictures from our recent day out

775th Anniversary Organ Concert

775th Anniversary Organ Concert: Friday 30th August 7 pm at St. Mary’s Church. Francis Rumsey, St Mary’s organist, invites you to an hour’s musical entertainment to start your Friday evening.

Programme to include Marchand, Bach, Rheinberger, Elgar

Free entrance! Retiring collection in aid of church funds

St Kenelm's Day Pilgrimage Walk

Wednesday 17th July is St Kenelm's Day. There will be a pilgrimage walk from St Kenelm's Church, Minster Lovell to St Kenelm's Church, Enstone. The pilgrimage begins at Minster Lovell at 10.00am. Lunch is at the Plough, Finstock, from which the pilgrimage will continue at 2.00pm to reach Enstone for 6.00pm when we have been invited to join in a picnic in St Kenelm's Churchyard. Please let Hugh White know if you would like to come on all 11 miles, or part of the pilgrimage or have any questions about it.

Exploring Spirituality Programme 2019

Exploring Spirituality Programme 2019

Click here to download The Exploring Spirituality Programme 2019 booklet ESP 2019 v2






#Everyday Faith

The Church of England invites you on a journey to discover God throughout your everyday lives. Find out more information here.

There are also apps you can download to assist in prayer:

775 Sermon Series: downloads

775 Sermon Series: upcoming events

    Jul 7th The Team Vicar A Creation Church
    Aug 4th Robin Brunner-Ellis A Renewing Church
    Sep 8th The Rt Rev'd Colin Fletcher A Missional Church

Festival Dates 2019

The Witney Feast: Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th Sep. The programme includes

    The Oktoberfest: Saturday 14th Sep
    Galloper Service: Sunday 15th Sep

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Raise the roof

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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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

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.