News and Events

Overseas Projects Lent Appeal: great news! we have raised the final £3,000 we needed to hit our target of £25,000 for projects in Taung, South Africa, Sightsavers in Bangladesh, and various locations in Sri Lanka . Thank you to everyone who contributed. It is wonderful to have fulfilled the aim we set ourselves several years ago of raising this amount in parallel with all the fundraising for our Development Project. Posted 9 April

Christian Aid Week Street Collection 11-18 May: Julia Goddard tel: 01865 513106 or email:, would appreciate help in collecting envelopes and counting money. Posted March 27

WWI Anniversary:as well as marking the anniversary of the outbreak of WW1 in our services on 3 August, we plan an evening of music and poetry later in the year. Contact Mark Butchers to help organise the event. Posted April 5

AGE UK Drop In:Old School Room every 1st and 3rd Wednesday in the month 1.00-2.30pm. Ask a question or have a chat. Coffee, tea and biscuits served.


Thurs 17 April – Maundy Thursday
9.00am: Morning Prayer
7.30pm: Liturgy of the Lord’s Supper and Watch

Friday 18 April – Good Friday
9:00am: Morning Prayer
10:00am: Good Friday children’s service
10.45am: Good Friday Service (CNTO) at the shops in Summertown
12:00-3:00pm:  The Three Hours, preached by the St Peter’s clergy for first two hours
2:00-3:00pm:  The Good Friday Liturgy

Sunday 20 April: Easter Day
5:15am: Easter Vigil and Dawn Communion
8:00am: Holy Communion St Peter’s
9:30am: Parish Communion, All Saint’s Wytham
10:00am:  Parish Communion, blessing of the Easter Garden and Easter egg hunt for the children
(children under 4 to be accompanied by an adult). ALL invited to celebrate Easter with a glass of Bucks Fizz after the service (donations welcome).
12:00pm: Holy Communion

Note: Morning Prayer will not be said in the week after Easter, resuming Monday 28 April

Wed 23 April
10:00am: Funeral of Mick Aust
7:00pm: Holy Communion

Sunday 27 April
3:00-5:00pm: Adult confirmation Group
Milton Hill House Fundraising Dinner: for tickets call Diana Clews (01865 558982) or Kay Cooper (01865 559554).

Monday 28 April
2:30pm: Open Fellowship Group in the Old School Room. Ann Stedman will talk about “Working as a volunteer with the Iona Community”, followed by tea.

Sat 3 May
4.00-6.00pm: Young People’s Confirmation group in the Old School Room

Sun 4 May
8.00am: Holy Communion followed by breakfast in the Old School Room
10:00am Family Communion at St Peter’s
3.00-5.00pm: Adult Confirmation group
3:30pm: Cutteslowe Service in the Pavilion, ‘Loving our neighbour’. Tea to follow.

Tues 6 May
7.30pm: Christchurch Cathedral - Archdeacon’s Visitation and swearing-in of our  churchwardens.

A full list of special services and events to August 2014 can be found in Diary dates.

For regular activities, go to:- Regular Events

For information about the community, download the The Flying Goose, a quarterly newsletter produced by St Peter’s and delivered to every house in the parish.