Memory and Identity


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

Service of Celebration & Dedication

St. Kenelm’s Church, Enstone

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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

A truly memorable​ celebration for Harvest


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

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