Category Archives: Church

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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Harvest Supper – Saturday 30th September

The Friends of St Mary’s Church Long Wittenham will be holding the annual 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 Church Raffle … Continue reading

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Ride & Stride for Churches – 9th September

Oxfordshire Historic Church Trust organises an annual Ride and Stride sponsored event to raise essential funds to repair, restore and improve the county’s churches.  This year’s event takes place on 9th September and local families are encouraged to take part. … Continue reading

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New Chairman For Church Friends

The Friends of St Mary’s Church – the support group for the 12th century parish church in Long Wittenham – has a new chairman and secretary.  Dominic Jarman replaces Jeremy Croxson who has been the chairman for 11 years and … Continue reading

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Ascension Day Service on The Clumps

The Bishop of Dorchester will be preaching and presiding at a Eucharist to celebrate Ascension Day at the top of Wittenham Clumps at 7:30pm this evening (25th May).  All are welcome.  The same service will also be offered in St … Continue reading

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The Bells Will Ring Out

St Mary’s Churchwarden writes …. You will, I hope, have seen the notices around the village and in The Bridge about the service pattern in the Parish changing slightly.  As a bonus consequence of this our wonderful bell ringers will … Continue reading

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