Thought for the Day

You can either find all of the videos in our Thought for the Day series via our YouTube Playlist, or using the links below. 


The most recent will appear first and although listed below videos will not be available until 12noon on the day of release.

Week 9

Week 8

Week 7

Week 6

Week 5

  • Friday 1st May 2020 led by Rev. Ness Whiffin, reflecting on our call to be apostles in a time of spatial distancing. 
  • Thursday 30th April 2020 led by Richard Young, reflecting on the life and work of Pandita Mary Ramabai, who the church remembers today.
  • Wednesday 29th April 2020 led by Rev. Toby Wright, reflecting on the life of Catherine of Siena who the church remembers today
  • Tuesday 28th April 2020 led by Rev. Joy Hance, reflecting on Moses' encounter with God in the flaming bush
  • Monday 27th April 2020 led by David Exham, reflecting on the Emmaus Road story accompanied by a poem by Christina Rossetti - who the church remembers today. 

Week 4

Week 3

  • Friday 17th April 2020 led by Rev. Sally Wright, our Associate Priest, using the Examen to help us live more prayerfully and notice where God is at work in our lives.
  • Thursday 16th April 2020 led by Rev. Hugh White, our Team Vicar, continuing his reflection on the Swedish Pearls of Life - this time looking at the Resurrection
  • Wednesday 15th April 2020 led by Kayleigh Lucas, one of our Churchwardens, reflecting on communication during this time of spatial distancing.
  • Tuesday 14th April 2020 led by Rev. Hugh White, our Team Vicar, continuing his reflection on the Swedish Pearls of Life - focusing on the Night Pearl
  • Monday 13th April 2020 led by Rev. Toby Wright, our Team Rector, reflecting on the importance of outreach and how we reach those who need a little more help.

Week 2

  • Friday 3rd April 2020 led by Baroness Caroline Cox on the Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust
  • Thursday 2nd April 2020 led by Rev. Sally Wright, one of our Associate Priests, reflecting on what has continued despite the current situation.
  • Wednesday 1st April 2020 led by Kayleigh Lucas, one of our Churchwardens, taking inspiration from the musical Dear Evan Hansen. 
  • Tuesday 31st March 2020 led by Rev. Mark Thomas, one of our Associate Priests, focusing on the poet John Donne. 
  • Monday 30th March 2020 led by Rev. Hugh White, our Team Vicar, continuing his reflection on the Swedish Pearls of Life - focusing on the 'worrylessness' beads

Week 1

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.

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Rowan Williams

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