St John the Baptist's Church, South Moreton

Welcome to South Moreton Church and thanks for looking us up!  Dedicated to St John the Baptist, we are the Parish Church for our village and part of the Church Benefice Group of Churches. We hold regular services at 1030 am on the second Sunday of the month and at Christmas and Easter, with outside services for Remembrance Sunday, Rogation Sunday and carol singing. We can also join in the online services run by our Benefice every Sunday at 10.30 which you can read about below.

Most of our administration is handled through the Churn Benefice Office in Blewbury, where Jason, our Rector, is based. He would love to hear from you so please do get in touch! You can call him or our Administrator on 01235 850267 or email [email protected] . On the ground you are also welcome to call Simon Hill, one of our churchwardens, on 07733 266395 or email him on [email protected] .

Click here for the Rector’s reflections.

For more information about activities in the Benefice, please click on these links : Sunday on line Services, Weekday Compline Service, Midweek Communion, Pram Services, Men’s Breakfast Group ,(First Saturday of the month), Churn Cygnets Youth Group, (3rd Sunday of the month) and Churn Climate Action Group.

Home Communion is available to anyone who is unable to get to church through sickness or frailty, either for a short time or on a long term basis. If you, or anyone you know, would like to receive Holy Communion at home, please contact The Revd Louise Butler on 07837 009730. Full COVID precautions will be followed.

Climate Action. The Mission of the Church includes: ‘To strive to safeguard the integrity of creation, and sustain and renew the life of the earth’. The Churn Churches Climate Action Group encourages conversation and action to reduce the impact of Climate Change within the communities served by the Churn Benefice. Follow the links for:

Action to reduce our carbon footprint,Action to lobby politicians,Actions to encourage businesses to address the Climate Emergency.

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The Churn Benefice

Benefice Centre
The Rectory
Church End
OX11 9QH

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Family Communion Service

In January, February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October. Every Second Sunday at for 50 mins
St John the Baptist's Church, South Moreton
Church Lane South Moreton Didcot, OX11 9AF, GB

Our regular monthly church service for everyone in our community to which residents, visitors and all the family are very welcome. The services last about 45 minutes and is often followed by coffee and biscuits.

Churn Benebfice Discussion Groups during Lent

St John the Baptist's Church, South Moreton Charity No. 627538