Church of England Diocese of Oxford Drayton St. Leonard

These special, one-off events occur on specific dates.

Confirmation - Team Service

29 Sep 2019, 4 p.m. for 1hr

Dorchester Abbey
High Street,
Dorchester-on-Thames,
OX10 7HH

A Confirmation service with Communion for the Team, led by Bishop Humphrey. Please do join us for this special occasion, and if you know of anyone who might like to be considered for Confirmation then please do speak to a Team Vicar. This event is preceded by Tea and Cake from 3pm!

Eucharist/Holy Communion Confirmation Service

Licensing of Revd Teresa Stewart-Sykes as Team Vicar, Berinsfield, Baldons and Drayton St Leonard.

30 Sep 2019, 7:30 p.m. for 1hr

Dorchester Abbey
High Street,
Dorchester-on-Thames
OX10 7HH

Clergy Update (from September Parish Newssheet)
We are delighted that Bishop Colin will be joining us to License the Reverend Teresa Stewart-Sykes to the Dorchester team on Monday 30th September at 7.30pm at Dorchester Abbey. Teresa will live in Berinsfield and her primary pastoral responsibility will be there and in the Baldons and Drayton St Leonard.
Please come to the service and help us welcome Teresa and he husband John.

Harvest Festival

6 Oct 2019, 6 p.m. for 50m

St Leonard and St Catherine
Church Lane
Drayton St Leonard
Wallingford

Join us for the Harvest festival on Sunday 6th October. The service will start at 6:00pm – followed by Harvest Supper in the Village Hall.

Everyone is welcome to attend: this will be the first service held here by Revd. Teresa Stewart-Sykes, our new vicar, following her licensing in Dorchester Abbey on 30 Sep, so a great opportunity to meet her and her husband John.

During the service, there will be an opportunity to bring food items as harvest gifts, they will be donated to the local Food Bank.

After the service there will be a bring and share Harvest Supper in the village hall, see separate entry for more information, including how to RSVP.

If you'd like to help decorate the church and/or the hall with your home grown fruit and vegetables come earlier in the day, the church will be open as usual and the village hall will be open too. (Few fruit and veg can be passed on elsewhere, so be prepared to take them home afterwards).
In the service, there will be an opportunity to bring non-perishable food items as harvest gifts. They will be donated to the local Food Bank.

As usual, the supper is a "bring and share" meal. Drop me an email to let me know what you would like to bring or to ask what we need.

Help setting up or clearing away is always welcomed! Anyone who has flowers or garden produce to decorate the Village Hall, please drop me a note as well.

All age/Family Family Friendly Harvest Music Hymns Singing Community event

Harvest Supper (RSVP)

6 Oct 2019, 7 p.m. for 3hr

Drayton St Leonard village hall
The Village Hall,
Ford Lane,
Drayton-St-Leonard,
OX10 7AS
location map http://goo.gl/maps/RzA5o

You are invited to the Harvest Supper. The Harvest Supper follows the Harvest Festival in the church, see separate entry for more information. As usual – the supper is a “bring and share” meal. Drop me an email to let me know what you would like to bring – or to ask what we need! Everyone is welcome to attend: the Harvest Festival (held in the church immediately before this Harvest Supper) is the first service held here by Revd. Teresa Stewart-Sykes, our new vicar, following her licensing in Dorchester Abbey on 30 Sep, so a great opportunity to meet her and her husband John.
Help setting up or clearing away is always welcomed! Anyone who has flowers or garden produce to decorate the Church or the Village Hall, please drop me a note as well.
Amy Herlihy (400864)
[email protected]

Harvest Community event Event held in a Church Hall

All Saints

3 Nov 2019, 6 p.m. for 1hr

St Leonard and St Catherine
Church Lane
Drayton St Leonard
Wallingford

The evening service this month commemorates All Saints*, so this is a time for remembering those who have died. Everyone welcome to come to this special service.
*This is the closest Sunday to All Saints Day, 1 Nov. The saints in this case are all those who have reached heaven.
Please use the prayer request book on the table by the noticeboard in church if you would like someone mentioned. Or respond to the invitation during the prayers to name them.

All Saints Evening Worship/Prayer Music Hymns

Remembrance Day

10 Nov 2019, 10 a.m. for 45m

St Leonard and St Catherine
Church Lane
Drayton St Leonard
Wallingford

The church will hold a special service today, everyone is welcome. After the service we will walk to the Memorial cross for a service of Remembrance with the 2 minute silence at 11 am. Families and children are welcome. There will be an opportunity to place itams at the cross.

All age/Family Common Worship Morning Worship/Prayer Remembrance Hymns Community event