2018 APCM election results

Our four Annual Parochial Church Meetings have now taken place and we are grateful to all those who attended these important meetings.  Congratulations to all those who stood for election.

Wardens:

Chadlington – Susan Myatt and Michael Wigley

Spelsbury – Ken Wakefield

PCC Members:

Chadlington – Julie Benson and David Morton

Ascott – Stuart Fox and Rachel Lovel

Spelsbury – Lorna Frewer and Andrew Griffiths

Enstone

Please pray for our PCCs as they continue to serve us across the Benefice.

Annual​ Parochial Church Meetings 2018

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This CartoonChurch.com cartoon by Dave Walker originally appeared in the Church Times. Used with permission.

This year our APCMs will be held in Church at 7.30 pm on the following dates:

Monday 23 April – Ascott
Tuesday 24 April – Spelsbury
Wednesday 25 April – Chadlington
Thursday 26 April – Enstone

Contrary to popular belief, these meetings are not only for PCC members!  They are important meetings for ALL members of our congregations, where the PCC presents its annual report and accounts and the congregation has the opportunity to raise matters to be considered in the coming year.  Continue reading Annual​ Parochial Church Meetings 2018

Easter 2018

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Easter Day was particularly memorable in the Benefice this year.  We woke to a beautiful spring day and walking through the churchyards with sunlight on the daffodils was a treat after the wet and grey weather of recent weeks.  Each of our churches had been lovingly decorated and were filled with spring flowers, and it was a real joy to celebrate our Lord’s resurrection. Continue reading Easter 2018

Maundy Thursday Supper & Communion

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Once again, we will be celebrating Maundy Thursday with a special supper in Chadlington Church at 7.00 pm. 
We will be serving Lamb Stew (and a vegetarian option), unleavened bread, grapes and wine. Each course will be interspersed within parts of the Communion service, and Communion will be shared around the table. At the end of the meal, the tables will be cleared, and we will ‘go off into the night’ as those first disciples did after Jesus’ arrest in the garden.

You are warmly invited to join us. Everyone is welcome – children as well as adults – but to help with the catering, we need an idea of numbers. If you wish to come, please let us know by clicking here before Tuesday. A donation to cover the cost of the food and wine is appreciated.

People have found these services very moving in the past. If you haven’t been to one of them before, why not think about coming this year? It would be lovely to have you join us as we journey together towards Easter Day.

Serving the villages of Chadlington, Ascott-under-Wychwood, Spelsbury and Enstone