St Mary the Virgin, Charlton-on-Otmoor

St Mary the Virgin church stands prominently in the middle of the village and with its tall tower it can be seen from some miles away.  The congregation is a small friendly group and we welcome all to our services and events.  Coffee, tea and usually delicious homemade cakes and biscuits are available after most services,  The usual service is Holy Communion (with sung hymns and office music) but there are some Communion services with a simpler liturgy and some non-eucharistic family services where communion is not adminstered.  Services of congregationally sung evensong have been customary once a month in recent years but the pattern of services has had to be reduced during an interegnum which affects all 8 churches (11 villages) of the benefice.  Some of the congregation are happy to go to services at the next village (Oddington) which is not quite a mile away and to the other churches in the benefice where we can worship with the other fellow  and friendly C of E christians in the other villages. Equally some of the congregation also like to come over to worship in our  beautiful Grade 1 listed building where we feel we are in the centre of the village. (Brian 11iv2024) 

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Churchwardens Dawn (tel 01865 331293) and Brian ( 331493)

High St
Oxfordshire, UK

Churchwarden - Dawn
(01865) 331293
Churchwarden - Brian
01865 331493
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Evening Prayer

In June. Every Third Sunday at for 1 hour
St Mary the Virgin, Charlton-on-Otmoor
High Street Charlton-on-Otmoor Kidlington, Oxfordshire, OX5 2UQ, United Kingdom

1662 Evening Prayer. Congregational singing of canticles, responses and hymns. Sermon. Normally held at 18.00 but 17.00 in winter

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