Welcome from The Team Rector, Canon Toby Wright

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the Benefice of Witney. The Rev'd Toby Wright – Team Rector since 2009 We are an inclusive church embracing a hospitable Christianity. We are five Church of England churches, some large and some small, serving the town of Witney and the villages round about. We believe the church is called to be a community of mercy and kindness. We look forward to welcoming you to an event or service soon.

The Rev'd Toby Wright – Team Rector since 2009

Latest Updates

  • Please do join our online services held on Sunday at 10 30 and Thursday at noon. Here is the Zoom link for all our online serviceshttps://zoom.us/j/890739081?pw… | Meeting ID: 890 739 081 | Password: 020375
  • Upcoming Come and See Zoom sessions
    • Sun 7th March: Exploring the Christian Faith for Newcomers Q&A led by the Revd Toby Wright takes place on Zoom on starting at 4 30pm
    • Tue 9th March: Jesus before Caiaphas picture by Matthias Stom: Meditation and Bible Study led by the Revd Ness Whiffen, takes place on Zoom on starting at 7 45pm
    • Wed 10th March: a Discovery Bible Study session led by the Revd Toby Wright takes place on Zoom on starting at 4 30pm
    • Thu 11th March: Seeing Jesus: Art based reflection led by the Revd Joanna Collicutt takes place on Zoom on starting at 7 30pm
      Here is the Zoom link for this talk: https://zoom.us/j/99991762911?pwd=UHFoUVYzYU9XOVNyZFFxSW5lRDdYQT09 | Meeting ID: 999 9176 2911 | Passcode: 836069
  • We publish a regular Benefice Bulletin. Click here to subscribe by email or view all updates here

Safeguarding: who to contact in an emergency

If a child or adult is in immediate danger or requires immediate medical attention, call the emergency services on 999. If there are concerns about their immediate welfare, don’t delay: call Children and Adult’s Social care on 0345 050 7666 or the MASH Out of Hours Emergency Duty Team: 0800 833408

Also please inform your Parish Safeguarding officer, Alison, on 07884 074812 or her Deputy, Sarah Jane, on 07506 515 952 or Pauline on 01993 648136 that you have contacted them.

Safeguarding: who to contact with concerns

For all safeguarding concerns please immediately inform your Parish Safeguarding Officer, Alison, on 07884 074812 or her Deputy, Sarah Jane, on 07506 515 952 or Pauline on 01993 648136. You can also email concerns to safeguarding@witneyparish.org.uk

If you need to contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Team on 01865 208295 or Richard Woodley on 07391 868478 or Lisa Wilkins can be reached via lisa.wilkins@oxford.anglican.org or 07341 866832.

Year Review

The Year Review contains reports from all the churches in the benefice and many of the activities that take place. Year review 2019 with cover

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