will be playing at St Giles’, Horspath on Saturday 23rd June at 7.30pm. With songs inspired by books and written by award winning songwriters and composers, the band tour nationally and will be visiting us for a midsummer’s evening of songs, books and the odd musical surprise. Tickets are available on the door for £10 and there will be a bar serving Shotover Ales. More information about the band can be found at www.thebookshopband.bandcamp.com .
A Concert in Aid of Cuddesdon Church Bells
takes place on Sunday 24th June at 6 pm in the Edward King Chapel at Ripon College, Cuddesdon. A programme of music will be performed including Missa and Motet O Quam Gloriosum, Tomas Luis de Victoria and English madrigals and partsongs for a Summer evening to celebrate the restoration of the bells of All Saints’ Church, Cuddesdon. Tickets are £15 and include wine and soft drinks in the Graham Room after the performance. Tickets available from Lynda Ware on 01865 873010 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
1st July St Giles’, Horspath
Blessed are the pure in heart
Rev’d Ernest Pettengell, Chaplain of Ripon College Cuddesdon
5th August at St Mary’s Garsington
Rt Rev’d Colin Fletcher, Bishop of Dorchester
2nd September at All Saints’ Cuddesdon
Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness sake
Rev’d Dr Emma Pennington, Vicar of Garsington, Cuddesdon and Horspath
7th October at St Mary’s, Garsington
Blessed are you when people revile you
Venerable Olivia Graham, Archdeacon of Berkshire
Breakfast Time at St Mary’s
Come and join us on the fourth Sunday for breakfast and discussion, starting at 9.30 a.m. with Coffee/Tea and Croissants followed by an informal discussion at 10 am. The following topics are:
Is climate change a moral and ethical issue? (Mark 4:35-41)
Should Islamic State returnees be punished or forgiven? (Ephesians 2:11-22)
Are the teachings of Jesus too hard to follow? (John 6: 56-69)
For the sake of peace and unity should everyone think the same? (Mark 9:30-37)
Is Ronald Trump’s success proof of God’s blessing? (Job 42:10-16)
The contemplative prayer meeting gathers every second Thursday of the month in the Edward King Chapel at Ripon College Cuddesdon. All are welcome to this time of reflection and silent prayer for 30 minutes. For more information please go to www.thejulianmeetings.net.
On the third Friday of the month the back of St Mary’s church in Garsington is transformed into a café with tables and chairs, newspapers, coffee and cake. When the weather is good you can enjoy the view across to the Baldons and beyond with seating outside. Everyone is welcome to drop by between 10 am and 12 noon to catch up with friends and meet new ones.
This very successful coffee morning held in the village hall in Cuddesdon every second Tuesday of the month. With book shop, raffle, coffee and good company.
Forthcoming Services Across the Benefice