Events and Services

The Beatitudes at the 10 am Benefice Service 2018
Called to be Christ-like

4th February at All Saints’, Cuddesdon

Blessed are those who mourn

Canon Andrew Meynell


4th March at St Giles’, Horspath

Blessed are the meek

Canon Edmund Newey, Sub Dean of Christ Church


6th May at St Mary’s Garsington

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness

Canon Professor Mark Chapman, Vice Principal of Ripon College Cuddesdon


3rd June at All Saints’ Cuddesdon

Blessed are the merciful

Rt. Rev’d Humphrey Southern, Principal of Ripon College Cuddesdon


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

Blessed are the peacemakers

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:


28th January 2018

Whose responsibility is it to care for the elderly? (Luke 2:22-40)

25th February

What is the role of Christians in public life today? (Mark 8:31-38)


Julian Meetingjulian meetings logo

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


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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.



17.2.15 142Cuddesdon Coffee Morning every second Tuesday

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

Services for Advent to Easter 18