News Archive

Welcome to our news archive.


After Christmas we will be starting baptism and confirmation groups for adults and young people. These groups are to help you explore more about what it means to be a Christian, usually joining others who are exploring faith as well.

St Lawrence has announced it will ring its bells at 12.30 pm following the Sunday Service & Act of Remembrance in the church at 11.30am. It will join hundreds of other churches who will also ring their bells to commemorate an important moment in history.

Today we are opening up St Peter & St Paul to everyone interested in weddings. If you're thinking about getting married in church Revd. Clare will be on hand to talk about how you go about it. We're also excited to be launching our own Weddings Guide!

We are blessed to have a group of talented people who always put together stunning displays. This year's Harvest Flowers are no exception.  Thank you Dianne, Muriel, Liz and Dawn for this!  Please join us for Sunday Worship at 9.30 am.

This year the churches in North Hinksey will donate their collections to the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institiution which has seen a 66% increase in calls for help from farming families due to the hot weather in July affecting their main harvests.

Earlier in the year St Frideswide trialled a monthly afternoon service for young children and their parents and carers.

Binsey Village, the home of St Margaret of Antioch Church and one of its most loyal supporters and fund-raisers, has launched the programme for its next Fete on September 15th.

£130 for your church with every new home insurance policy

To celebrate our 130th anniversary we are offering to donate £130 to your church when a new home insurance policy is taken out. 

Plans are progressing very well for the next Botley Food Fayre. We may be biased, but we think it is going to be absolutely brilliant. A real smorgasbord of edible loveliness.  Put the date in your diary Saturday 15th September, 10am-4pm.

 If you are joining the Pilgrimage on July 19th the Perch has devised an affordable (£12) Pilgrims' Supper, which is available in addition to their normal menu.

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