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All Benefice Churches Closed Sunday 10th and 17th January

I am sorry that it has been necessary to close our church buildings again: we did not want to, but feel we have no choice in the current circumstances. The risks are too great. Malcolm Guite’s poem, Behind each number, … Continue reading

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Benefice Newsletter 10th January & Temporary Suspension of Public Worship at St Mary Longcot

Dear Congregation and Friends of St Mary, Please find attached the Benefice Newsletter for Sunday and associated documents from Lucy. As I explained in my e-mail last week, I produced a draft risk assessment for St Mary Longcot as a … Continue reading

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Benefice Newsletter 3rd January

Dear Congregation and Friends of St Mary, Please find attached the Benefice Newsletter for Sunday and associated documents from Lucy. Hopefully you will also have seen my earlier e-mail that contained the latest COVOD-19 update from the Diocese.  In line … Continue reading

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January Newsletter

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Bible readings 27th December

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27th December Newsletter

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COVID-19 Tier 4 – Oxfordshire

Dear All, You will no doubt be aware that Oxfordshire goes into Tier 4 on Boxing day.  Sue Nodder (Chair of Watchfield Parish Council) has just drawn attention to a Government publication that itemises what Tier 4 actually entails. The … Continue reading

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DETAILS OF LONGCOT CAROL SERVICE – 6pm SUNDAY 20th DECEMBER

Dear Congregation and Friends of St Mary, Carol Service. We are holding a short Christmas Carol Service on Longcot Green at 6 pm on Sunday 20 December 2020, when we will be able to sing carols!  The service will last about … Continue reading

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Newsletter 13th December

Dear Congregation and Friends of St Mary Longcot, Please find attached a copy of Sunday’s Benefice Newsletter and associated documents from Lucy.  Next Service at St Mary – Sunday 13th December.  Norma is leading the next service in St Mary, … Continue reading

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Benefice Newsletter 6th December

Dear Congregation and Friends of St Mary Longcot, Please find attached a copy of Sunday’s Benefice Newsletter and associated documents from Lucy.  Sunday Service at St Mary.  David Ahearn has kindly agreed to lead the next service in St Mary, … Continue reading

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