Letting Go

Sermon preached by Rev’d Dr Emma Pennington at St Mary’s, Garsington and St Giles, Hospath on Sunday 10th February 2019. ‘They left everything and followed him.’ In her autobiography St Teresa of Avila tells of the rather endearing time when…

The Glory of God at Candlemas

Sermon preached by Rev’d Dr Emma Pennington at All Saints’, Cuddesdon, on Sunday 3rd February 2019. In the National Gallery at the moment there is a wonderful exhibition of the work of two leading Renaissance artists: Andrea Mantegna and Giovanni…

Garsington says Goodbye

Final tearful farewells were made to Emma as she held her last services at Garsington and Horspath on Sunday 10th February.  This was followed by a lunch at the village hall in Garsington where Judy Eden and Eileen Frazer had…

Following the Manual of Love

Sermon preached by Rev’d Dr Emma Pennington at All Saints’ Cuddesdon on Sunday 27th January 2019. Readings: Nehemiah 8: 1-3, 5-6, 8-10; Luke 4:14-21. It’s been a while since we last moved house. Happily memories of that experience, often deemed…

New Head for Horspath Primary School

Horspath Primary School has successfully appointed a new headteacher. Rachel Medley (current headteacher at Bayards Hill Primary School) will be joining the school on 23rd April. Congratulations to all the staff and pupils for making all three of the candidates…