South Oxfordshire Methodists

Trinity Church Abingdon


Mission Statement: "Serving God, serving each other, serving community. "

CiA Lent Lectures: Will Donaldson is be doing a series of talks on the beatitudes and countercultural lifestyle, from his book 'Living differently to make a difference'.
Trinity Church. 7.45 for 8 pm start, 9.30 finish.
Mon 25 Feb: Genuine humility and heartfelt sadness 
Mon 4 Mar: Gentle strength and driving passion 
Mon 11 Mar: Healing grace and holy integrity 
Mon 18 Mar: Reconciliatory love and undaunted courage 
Mon 25 Mar: Salt of the earth and light of the world
Jesus calls us in the beatitudes to live an authentic, countercultural lifestyle. By being different, we can make a difference, becoming the salt of the earth and the light of the world. Through living the beatitudes, we could reflect the beauty of God's grace, grow in our likeness to Jesus and make the world a better place too. Copies of Will’s book will be available or can be pre-booked (£8.99). For further information, contact Debra Mcknight, CiA Administrator, on 07896 860381, or via the CiA website.

Tuesday 26 February; Silent Reflections at St. Michael’s, from 7.30 - 9.00pm. Material will be available to support your prayer in the quiet of the sanctuary. Theme: She gave all she had: The Widow's Mite. Entry is through the door by the church room.

Friday 1 March; World Day of Prayer, Come – Everything is Ready! Praying for Slovenia, Christ Church, Northcourt Road. Morning Service 10 30 am. Afternoon Service 7.30 pm.  (Voluntary collection in aid of Worldwide Christian Charities)

Sunday 3 March; Abbey Chamber Concert, St Nicolas Church 3pm. Georgina Malcolm soprano sings Schumann Frauenliebe Und Leben, plus works for voice and piano and solo piano by Schubert, Strauss, Schumann and Clara Schumann.  Accompanied on the piano by Duncan Honeybourne. Tickets £10 (£9) available online or on the door.  

Ash Wednesday, Wednesday 6 March; The Rt Revd Dr Steven Croft, Bishop of Oxford, will preside and preach at Holy Communion, St Helen’s Church, 7.30 pm.

Saturday 9 March Quiet Garden Day at Aston Tirrold Centre for Reflection 10 am – 4 pm. Leaders: Joan Impey and Abigail Perrow. Title: Prepare the Way. Lunch and refreshments are provided. A donation of £15 would be welcome. Let Keith Green ( know if you want to attend.