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The church is also used as the Garrison chapel. It is partly 12th Century, but more dominantly 14th Century architecture and building, with numerous alterations down through the ages. It has an efficient and unobtrusive heating system, attractive lighting and good carpeting. The church has a fine ring of 8 bells, which are rung  at weddings and occasions as required, by agreement.
Ambrosden is one of the 8 parish churches in the Ray Valley Benefice.

The Ministry Team comprises:- The Rector, Revd Canon Charles Masheder, based in Ambrosden, 01869 247813

Revd. Lisa Holmes,, 01869 240435

Revd David Wippell, based in Islip, 01865 849497

Revd Andrew Rycraft, based in Charlton-on -Otmoor 01865 331124

Mrs. Glenys Edwards, Licensed Lay Minister, based in Oddington, 01865 331233

Mrs. Lynne Lewis, Benefice Administrator, 01869 247813

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Revd Charles Masheder
The Rectory
Church Walk
OX25 2UJ
Tel: 01869 247813 (Rector)
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Holy Communion
Led by a member of the Ministry Team
Every first third fourth and fifth Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Service
Led by a member of the Ministry Team, this Service is suitable for all.
Every second Sunday at 10:30 AM for ¾ hour
Family Friendly Coffee
The X-tra One
Do you prefer a band to an organ? Do you prefer hymns that are more modern than ancient? The X-tra One could be for you, if you like singing, but prefer a less formal style of Service. After the service, stay for a coffee and a chat, meet new people, or catch up with old friends. Please come and join us at St. Mary's Church, Ambrosden.
Every first Sunday at 6:30 PM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Coffee


Fellowship Group
Held in the Rectory, at Ambrosden, you can be assured of a warm welcome.
Every first and third Monday at 8:00 PM for 1½ hours
Family Friendly Coffee
Bell Ringing Supports Fairtrade goods Tower Organ Visitor Parking Available

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The Revd Canon Peter Timothy (Charles) MASHEDER
St Mary's Rectory, Church Walk
(01869) 247813
A Church Near You ID: 5769
Archdeaconry: Dorchester (274)
Deanery: BICESTER & ISLIP (27403)
Benefice: The Ray Valley (27/412AJ)
Parish Legal Name: Ambrosden (270029 27/29)
CofE Church Info: (627029 27/29)
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The current editor is: Lynne Lewis

Ambrosden: St Mary the Virgin : Church Walk, Ambrosden, Oxfordshire, OX25 2LY
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