Thursdays during the Kingdom Season in the Chancel of All Saints’, Cuddesdon at 8 pm with 45 minute talk followed by discussion and concluding with Compline by candlelight.
23rd November St Gregory
with Bishop Humphrey Southern, Principal of Ripon College Cuddesdon
30th November St Augustine
with Professor Carol Harrison, Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity, Christ Church, Oxford
For further information please contact Emma on 361 381 or via the Contact page
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:
Do our deeds in this life have any bearing in the next? (Matthew 25:31-46)
Wasn’t Jesus just a great teacher? (Luke 2:15-21)
28th January 2018:
Whose responsibility is it to care for the elderly? (Luke 2:22-40)
What is the role of Christians in public life today? (Mark 8:31-38)
Advent Carol Service
There will be a special candle-lit service of readings, carols and music to help us prepare for the Advent Season on Sunday 26th November at All Saints’, Cuddesdon. The choir from Ripon College Cuddesdon will be singing and there is a collective for our mission partners with CMS.
Advent Quiet Day: Waiting, Fearing, Hoping
led by Rt Rev’d Humphrey Southern, Principal of Ripon College Cuddesdon from 10 am to 4 pm on 2nd December at Ripon College Cuddesdon. Cost £10, please bring your own lunch. To book a place and further information contact Emma below.
Following their wonderful concert in the spring the gentlemen of Magdalen College choir are coming to present two Christmas concerts in the benefice. One at St Giles’ Horspath on 6th December and then at All Saints’ Cuddesdon on 15th December in aid of the bells fund. Both events will start at 7.30 pm and are a mixture of light modern and classical music for unaccompanied choir. Tickets cost £10 and include a glass of wine or soft drink. They are available on 01865 361 381.
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