Alvescot St Peter

Welcome to St Peter's Church, Alvescot. 

We hope you will enjoy visiting our church which reopened for our Harvest Festival on Sept 17th 2023 after two years of closure due to structural issues with the roof timbers. The church building will be open for services and we hope to have visiting times on Saturdays, too, so please look at our news or events section for details. We are really looking forward to being able to host baptisms, weddings and funerals once more - these important markers in family life are special times. Please use the contact details for our Benefice Administrator, Trish, given under the Get in Touch section of the menu, or come to a service and chat to one of the Churchwardens, Jayne or Jenny. We look forward to meeting you.

You can find out about local events including services from noticeboards in the churchyard and church porch. Please visit our Benefice website which gives more details about the church at https://svbb.org.uk/alvescot/ and take a look at the guide here: https://www.cotswolds.com/dbimgs/Church_Alvescot%20guide.pdf

To find out more about our church services and other events and news please click on the menu. 

The church porch is a great place to shelter from hot sun or rain when you're out on a walk. You are welcome to park in the car park and picnic under our ancient oak tree. There are many footpaths around the village and you can enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the graveyard as part of them. You may enjoy a short circular walk down the ancient path behind the church to join Mill Lane again after crossing Old Court, the site of the original village. From there you can see the aircraft taking off from RAF Brize Norton. The meadows around the area are full of wild flowers in spring and summer and our graveyard is managed to promote wildlife.        

If you feel able to make a donation to our restoration fund, please click on this link: 

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Get in touch

Trish Chadwick

c/o Parish Office,
St Mary's Church,
Church Green,
Witney

OX28 4AW
Benefice Administrator
07585 758574

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Benefice Service

Occuring
Monthly. Every Fifth Sunday at for 1 hour
Venue
Alvescot St Peter
Address

This service may vary and may be held in the evening at 6pm as Evensong, or at 10.30am, on the fifth Sunday. Please check Benefice website in case of rota alterations.

Subject to change due to rota pressures. Best to check with Churchwardens

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Our Friday morning group for big and little people exploring the wonder of God's Creation in the outdoors, tackling environmental issues and addressing loneliness.

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Safeguarding

Our parish of Alvescot is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults from harm. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer (PSO). Our Diocese of Oxford’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor who advises our PSO. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the PSO [Jenny Insch 07901985622 or [email protected]] or the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor [Erica Hegg 07341 866832 [email protected]]. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police by phoning 999 and your local authority’s children or adult social care services 0345 050 7666 for Child Safeguarding, or 01865 328232 for Adult Safeguarding.

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