News and Events

ACCOMMODATION URGENTLY NEEDED  for homeless woman and 6 year old son. The family has a deposit and good references. The boy attends Cutteslowe School. Contact Diana Clews (NOAAH representative) Oxf 558982.

NEW LIGHTING will be installed in the Church starting Monday 4 August onwards. Work will take about two weeks, but the church will be usable at weekends.

WW1 REMEMBRANCE: Starting August 10, and on the second Sunday of each month for the next year, we will remember those people from Wolvercote Parish who died in the battles of WWI. Their names will be included in Intercessions during that particular month.

EDITOR OF ST PETER’S SIDE, PARTNERSHIP LINK:  Thanks to Jessica Richmond, stepping down from the role of editor to become Assistant Children and Families Worker in September. Contact Mark if you could take on this vital weekly task.

CUTTESLOWE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION is facing a financial crisis and may have to consider closing in November 2014. Please consider whether you are able to help by making a one-off payment or an on-going pledge to secure the future of its services for young children, families and the elderly. Pledge forms at the back of church. Contact Sarah Pepys.

ST ANDREW’S CHURCH in Linton Road is undergoing a huge development project. They need to vacate their church in August and September, so they will be using St Peter’s Church and the Parish Room for two services on Sundays (Aug 3rd to Sept 28th) at 4pm and 6pm.

ST PETER’S PLAYGROUP needs a new chair (or perhaps two job-share chairs?) for their committee from September. If you can help this thriving Playgroup rated good by OFSTED, please contact Megan Carberry (07809541003; chairstpetersplaygroup@gmail.com) or Mark Butchers.

OPEN FELLOWSHIP GROUP : no more meetings until  Monday, 29th September.

Net Tea Sunday 27 July: Contact Viv if you need, or can offer, a lift.

Verter Trio: a concert of English-inspired piano trios at 7.30pm on Sat 26 July, St Michael’s Summertown in aid of the St Peter’s Organ Appeal. Tickets £10 (£8 concessions) from Diana Clews (Oxf. 558982).

Flower and Cookery Demonstration: Anna Steven and Carrie O’Regan present An Enchanting Summer Evening of Food and Flowers on Thurs 14 August 7.00pm at Denman College, Marcham in aid of the St Peter’s Organ Appeal and St George’s Church Evenley. Tickets £15 (+ £3 to include community bus) from Charlotte Fenton (Oxf 557326 or fenchar@gmail.com).

Saturday 26 July
2.00pm: Yvonne and Shaka Obhiozele marriage blessing
7:30pm The Verter Trio: a concert of English-inspired piano trios at St Michael’s Summertown in aid of the St Peter’s Organ Appeal. Tickets £10 (£8 concessions) from Diana Clews (Oxf 558982).

Sunday 27 July
3.00pm:  St Peter’s Net concert – a short, light-hearted entertainment in church, followed by tea in the Parish Room/Courtyard

Friday 1 August
12:30pm: Funeral of Jean Wilks 

Saturday 2 August
2.30pm: Marriage of Gemma Emmerson and Stephen Pottinger, All Saints’
Wytham

Sunday 3 August: Services marking the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of WW1

Saturday 9 August
3:30pm: Marriage of Katherine Bower and Robin Burrows

Sunday 10 August
10:00am: Parish Communion including theBaptism of Rowan McClements
2.30 – 5.00pm: Cream teas, Wytham Stores in aid of the All Saints’ Wytham Roof Appeal

Thursday 14 August
7:00pm Flower and Cookery DemonstrationAnna Steven and Carrie O’Regan present An Enchanting Summer Evening of Food and Flowers at Denman College, Marcham in aid of the St Peter’s Organ Appeal and St George’s Church Evenley. Tickets £15 (+ £3 to include community bus) from Diana Clews (Oxf 558982).

Saturday 13 September
All Day: Ride and Stride. Sponsor cyclists, runners or walkers to visit as many Dioscesan churches as possible. Church sitters wanted. Sponsorship forms in Church. Contact De Grant tel: 513387 or email de.grant@btinternet.com
7.30pm: Raise the Roof concert at Wytham Village Hall in aid of All Saints’ Roof Appeal

Friday 19 September
Around 4pm: Bishop John’s Thames Pilgrimage party arrive in Wolvercote

Saturday 20 September
All day: Diocesan Grand Day Out in Central Oxford, including a service of farewell to Bishop John

Sunday 21 September
10am: Bishop John  preaches at St Peter’s

Mon 22 & 29 September
7.30pm: St Edward’s School, Four Faiths, One Challenge – reflections on how four faiths
approach the issue of suffering

Friday 26 September
7.30pm: Public launch of the St Peter’s Organ Appeal in Merton College Chapel

Sunday 28 September
10am: Revd Dr Amanda Bloor will preach at St Peter’s to mark the 20th anniversary of the first time a woman (Jo Coney) presided at Communion in St Peter’s
11am: Harvest Morning Prayer, All Saints’ Wytham.

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.