Our faith

We believe and trust in God, who loves us all.

We believe and trust in Jesus, who showed us what love means.

We believe and trust in the Holy Spirit, who helps us to love in return.

tuesday-fellowshipWe meet every fortnight at 2.30pm on a Tuesday afternoon in the church hall. We number 18 regular members and would perhaps describe ourselves as "ladies of more mature years". Our meetings usually begin with a hymn, Bible reading and prayers, followed by an address by our invited speaker, finishing with another hymn and the blessing, and of course, tea and biscuits. We have a varied programme and every few weeks a bring-and-buy stall, the proceeds of which are donated to charity. This last year we have enjoyed a wide range of topics from our speakers including 'Woodstock in Bloom', 'Life and Work at Blackbird Leys', 'Inspirational Quilting', the work of Macmillan Nursing, the work of Archway, musical afternoons, as well as meditations on Advent and Holy Week. We had two members' afternoons when we have entertained and amused each other about memories of our schooldays and life at home when we were girls. Occasionally, we allow ourselves a treat – like Shrove Tuesday lunch and pancakes, or hot cross buns!

We are always delighted to welcome new members or occasional visitors.


7th May Memories of Africa - Mary Gilson  
21st May Our Man from the Ministry - Jonathan Todd Bring and Buy Sale
4th June One more step - Frances Blood  
18th June Garden Party at 27b Union Street  
2nd July Royal Maundy Service - Martin Wellings  
16th July Rose Hill Happenings - Carole Smith Bring and Buy Sale
30th July Cotswold Drive and Tea  
13th August Tea Party at 40 Merton Way, Yarnton  


Prayer for the Week

Encouraging, enabling and equipping God,
open our eyes afresh to the wonders and miracles that surround us.
Encourage us, enable us and equip us for the challenges that we will face today,
for the injustices we shall see
and for the poverty we will encounter.
Encircle us with your strength
and with your love
this day and for evermore.

Adam Stevenson

Regular Times of Worship

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