8.00 am Holy Communion isn’t for everyone. But if you do set the alarm, and venture in to join the folk who gather faithfully across the Benefice week by week, you might just discover a hidden gem. If you like stillness rather than bustle, quietness more than buzz, contemplation more than activism, this could be a service for you. Continue reading The Joy of … the Early Service
Remembering need not be about going back into the past so much as bringing the past into the present. This can be an important concept for bereaved people who are exploring what have been called ‘continuing bonds’ with their loved ones. With tragedies that do not involve the loss of loved ones, ‘moving on’ may mean working hard to leave memories behind – though that may be a lifetime’s work. But bereaved people do not want to move on in that sense. Their memories are treasures they want to keep and value. What to do with those memories – how and where to keep their treasure – can be an important feature of the work of grief. Continue reading Memory and Identity
St. Kenelm’s Church, Enstone
The Rector and Parochial Church Council invite you to a
Service of Celebration & Dedication
following the completion of the restoration and re-ordering of St. Kenelm’s Church, with Colin, Bishop of Dorchester and the Venerable Judy French, on
Sunday 25 November 2018 at 6.30 pm
Parking in Little Tew Road, OX7 4NL – bring a torch to light your way to the Church!
RSVP using the form below by 20 November 2018
If you wish to attend our annual Memorial Service and/or to have people remembered in the prayers, please complete the following form.
46 people from across the Benefice gathered this evening for a very special Benefice Harvest Service and Supper in the newly re-ordered St. Kenelm’s Church, Enstone. The nave was transformed and the Communion service took place around the tables, interspersed with a two-course meal of cottage pie with peas followed by apple pie / crumble and 6lts of custard! Continue reading A truly memorable celebration for Harvest