Covid Update

Please do not come into church if you think you may have symptoms of Covid 19.

Although wearing a face covering indoors is no longer mandatory, we would encourage you to exercise discretion, especially in larger services or smaller churches. Please respect the concerns of others in the congregation, and continue to observe social distancing where possible.
We will continue to provide hand sanitiser at entry and exit points and ensure our buildings are clean and well ventilated.

If you would like a home visit, do let us know.

The following churches are open daily for private prayer: St Andrew Shrivenham, St Thomas Watchfield, St James Bourton, St Mary the Virgin Ashbury, St Swithun Compton Beauchamp and St Mary the Virgin Longcot.

Our regular online services and sermons continue, please download the Newsletter for full details.

If you need to talk or ask for specific prayers, please get in touch.

Download a guide to watching services and sermons on Facebook.


Padre Phil Craven's Sermon for Sunday 29th May

Watch here form 9am on Sunday 29th May.

Sunday 29th May

11:00am  Benefice Holy Communion with Choir. Longcot, St Mary. Also live on Facebook.
Download the Order of Service, Bible readings and Look (activity sheet for children.)

The Venerable Judy French, Archdeacon of Dorchester, will lead the service. The Lord-Lieutenant of Oxfordshire, Marjorie Neasham Glasgow BEM, will be attending and will unveil a plaque at the official opening ceremony of St Mary’s Community Hub which follows the service.

All are welcome at the service but due to seating constraints there is a limit on numbers, so please email or telephone  01793 783519 to book a seat.    

After the service ends there will be a 10-minute window between 12:10pm and 12:20pm for other villagers who wish to join the congregation and the Lord-Lieutenant will then formally open the Community Hub at 12.20pm. This will be an opportunity to look at the new facilities and enjoy some light refreshments. No booking is required and, again, all are welcome.

Tuesday 31st May

9:00am Morning Prayer. Live on Facebook.
Download the Order of Service and Bible readings.

Wednesday 1st June

9:00am Morning Prayer. Shrivenham, St Andrew. Also live on Facebook.
Download the Order of Service and Bible readings.
2:00pm  ASK Holy Communion. Shrivenham, St Andrew. Also live on Facebook.
Download the Order of Service and Bible reading
A special celebration for the ASK team and congregation marking both 15 years of ministry in the Benefice as well as Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee. Do join us for a short service followed by afternoon tea.

Thursday 2nd June

9:00am Matins (BCP). Live on Facebook.
Download the Order of Service and Bible readings.

Friday 3rd June

9:00am Matins (BCP). Live on Facebook.
Download the Order of Service and Bible readings.

Saturday 4th June

Sunday 5th June




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