Category Archives: Church

St Mary’s Bells Appeal

Residents may be aware that a project has been underway for some time to raise funds to refurbish and re-tune the bells at St Mary’s Church.  The last time such works were carried out was in 1923 and they are … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Service of Evensong

There will be a Thanksgiving Service of Evensong on Thursday 11th July at 7pm in St Mary’s Church with fizz and canapes from 6pm, to celebrate and give thanks for all the wonderful people who help keep our churches open … Continue reading

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Pirates In Church

St Mary’s church resounded to the strains of Gilbert and Sullivan last Saturday evening as Opera Anywhere performed one of the most popular works in the canon of English comic opera, The Pirates of Penzance or The Slave of Duty.  … Continue reading

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Church Open Morning

The Parochial Church Council (PCC) of St Mary Long Wittenham with St Peter Little Wittenham invite residents to an ‘open morning’ next Saturday 4th May 2019 between 10am and 1pm at St Mary’s Church to celebrate the opening of the … Continue reading

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Keep An Eye Out

Our Associate Vicar David Haylett has informed us that it has been reported that both Garsington and Cuddesdon churches have been visited by thieves who have removed the lead roofs.  In the case of Garsington, apparently heavy lifting gear was … Continue reading

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Annual Parish Assembly Report

About two dozen people attended the Annual Parish Assembly on Thursday 14th March in the village hall at which representatives of village groups and organisations gave presentations on their activities during the last year and their plans for the future. … Continue reading

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Bishop Opens Church Extension

The new £100,000 timber-framed extension providing toilet facilities at St. Mary’s church was opened by the Bishop of Dorchester, the Rt. Rev. Colin Fletcher, on the 8th March. Bishop Colin blessed and dedicated the new extension to the north door … Continue reading

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Church Extension Opening

The opening of the new toilet extension at St Mary’s Church, which was postponed owing to the snow at the beginning of February, will now take place on Friday 8th March at 2.30pm. The Bishop of Dorchester, The Rt Revd … Continue reading

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Opening of Toilet Extension at St Mary’s

The Bishop of Dorchester, The Rt Revd Colin Fletcher OBE will be coming to open and celebrate the building of the new toilet extension at St Mary’s Church in Long Wittenham on Friday 1st  February at 2.30pm. All residents are … Continue reading

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Remembrance Events

This year Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Commemoration Centenary coincide, both being on Sunday 11th November. On Friday 9th November at 2.30pm the Primary School will be holding a special assembly in St Mary’s Church. On Sunday 11th November at 9.30am … Continue reading

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