Category Archives: Church

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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Harvest Festival Service

This coming Sunday’s (7th October) service at St Mary’s Church will celebrate the Harvest Festival.  Breakfast will be served from 9:15am and the service will start at 9:30am. Please bring Harvest Gifts in the form of tinned food or dry … Continue reading

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Harvest Supper – Saturday 6th October

The Friends of St Mary’s Church Long Wittenham will be holding the annual Harvest Supper at the Village Hall on Saturday 6th October starting at 7pm. The evening will include live music and a donations bar will be provided.  Proceeds … Continue reading

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Church Extension Underway

Residents may have noticed that building works are taking place at St Mary’s Church.  The PCC is building a timber-framed extension out from the north door which will house a disabled accessible toilet and baby-changing unit. PMS Oxford won the … Continue reading

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Ride + Stride for Churches

Walkers and cyclists will be interested to hear that this year’s Oxfordshire Historic Churches Trust Ride + Stride will take place on Saturday 8th September. Over the last fifty-four years, Oxfordshire Historic Churches Trust has given several million pounds in … Continue reading

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Ascension Day Service on The Clumps

The Bishop of Dorchester, the Rt. Revd. Colin Fletcher, will be leading a service of Holy Communion to celebrate Ascension Day on the top of Wittenham Clumps on Thursday 10th May starting at 7.30pm. Meet at St Peter’s Little Wittenham … Continue reading

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Rogation Sunday – 6th May

Rogation (from the Latin ‘rogare’ ‘to ask’) Sunday is the traditional day for agricultural communities to ask God to bless crops that are being sown and to bless us with a good harvest later in the year. You are all … Continue reading

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St Nicholas Food Fayre

Don’t miss the St Nicholas Food Fayre on Saturday 9th December between 12noon and 3pm at St. Mary’s Church, Long Wittenham. Come along to buy from a great selection of tasty delights e.g. cakes, puddings, mince pies, biscuits, chutneys and … Continue reading

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Warning – Lead Thieves About!

Following the theft of lead from the roof of Brightwell-cum-Sotwell Primary School recently, local police have advised our PCC that residents should keep an eye out for any unusual activity around St Mary’s Church and the village. If you see … Continue reading

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Harvest Supper – Saturday 30th September

Don’t forget to purchase your tickers for The Friends of St Mary’s Church Long Wittenham Harvest Supper at the Village Hall on Saturday 30th September starting at 7pm. The evening will include live music from local band Eclectica and the … Continue reading

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