Welcome to St Helen's Church, Berrick Salome

Sunday 21 August 2022 - Service of Holy Communion - 9:30 am

The next public worship at St Helen's will be a Service of Holy Communion starting at the earlier time of 9:30 am.

Staying Cool! 

With the hot weather continuing you are very welcome to make use of St Helen's Church (which is open and cool inside!) if you would like to chill out, sit and read, sleep, work or possibly, if you’re lucky, even watch YouTube...

There is a tap in the car park if you need water to drink; anything else you’ll have to take your own!

Berrick and Roke Garden Fete 

Our sincere thanks to all who attended the Garden Fete earlier in the month - the visitors, the many helpers, and, of course, our special gratitude to Sue and the whole Clayton family, who not only prepared Lower Farm’s garden thereby providing the most perfect venue, but who turned out in force to help everything to run smoothly.

The funds raised will help maintain our unique, historic village church, ensuring it is here for the weddings, baptisms, burials and worship of future villagers (and as a peaceful, open and cool refuge from the soaring heat!).

For more information please see the News article here.

A Prayer by the Archbishop of Canterbury for Ukraine

God of peace and justice,

we pray for the people of Ukraine today.

We pray for peace and the laying down of weapons.

We pray for those who fear for tomorrow,

that your Spirit of comfort would draw near to them.

We pray for those with power over war or peace,

for wisdom, discernment and compassion to guide their decisions.

Above all, we pray for all your precious children, at risk and in fear,

that you would hold and protect them.

We pray in the name of Jesus, the Prince of Peace.

Amen.

USPG Ukraine Appeal

USPG and the Church of England Diocese in Europe are working together to get aid to the people of Ukraine. Please visit here for more information on our emergency appeal and how to support the Church in Ukraine.

Weekly Public Worship at St Helen's

For the current pattern of weekly services at St Helen's please see here.

Online Worship

The Benefice YouTube channel is available at:

 https://www.youtube.com/c/stmaryschalgrovewithsthelensberricksalome .

Enquiries about Marriage and Baptism etc

These should be directed to Father Michael Lakey on 01865 890392 (not available on Mondays).

Safeguarding

Proper safeguarding of our vulnerable is vital if we are to function properly as a church.  Important information on safeguarding including a copy of St Helen's Church Safeguarding Policy can be accessed by clicking here.

Supporting St Helen's Church in the community

Please help maintain our historic church for future generations

Get in touch

Reverend Dr Michael Lakey

The Vicarage
58 Brickfield Road
Chalgrove

Service of Holy Communion using Common Worship

Monthly. Every Third Sunday at 9:30 a.m. for 1hr
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Berrick Salome
Wallingford
Oxfordshire

Services of Holy Communion using Common Worship are held on the third Sunday of each month starting at 09h30.

Eucharist/Holy Communion Hymns Event held in a Church

Our sincere thanks to all who attended the Garden Fete last Saturday - the visitors, the many helpers, and, of course, our special gratitude to Sue and the whole Clayton family for providing a most perfect venue.

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