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Come and See

In these troubling times, many people are asking deep questions of faith. For this reason, The Diocese of Oxford, in collaboration with local churches, is offering a free online experience to help you find out more about the Christian faith. This initiative is called called Come and See and runs over the five week leading up to Easter starting the week, beginning 21st February. You can sign up to receive resources by email and/or one of our online discussion groups

Register to receive  Come and See Resources

For this five week period, you can opt to receive daily emails and view weekly videos or podcasts from the Diocese by registering here

Join one or more of our online Discussion Groups

We extend a big, warm, open invitation to join one or more of our online discussion group Zoom sessions which are open everyone and anyone, whether or not they know anything about the Christian faith. 
For 'newcomers', there are two one-hour Exploring the Christian Faith for Newcomers Q&A Zoom sessions led by the Revd Toby Wright on Sunday 7th and Sunday 21st March, both at 4 30 pm. And there is the option for newcomers for explore issues in one-to-one discussion with a member of the Ministry Team

To request a one-to-one talk or register for a course, please email office@witneyparish.org.uk stating which session(s) you want to attend.

List of sessions

Date Topic Leads Audience Time
Wed 24 Feb Discovery Bible Study 1 TW All 1630
Tue 02 March Exploring the Christian Faith Disucssion KBa/JE All 1930
Wed 03 Mar Discovery Bible Study 2 TW All 1630
Sunday 7 March Exploring the Christian Faith for Newcomers Q&A TW New 1630
Tue 9th March Jesus before Caiaphas by Matthias Stom: Meditation and Bible Study NW All 19 45
Wed 10 Mar Discovery Bible Study 3 TW All 1630
Thu 11 Mar Seeing Jesus: Art based reflection JC All 1930
Tue 16 March Exploring the Christian Faith Discussion KBa/JE All 1930
Wed 17 Mar Discovery Bible Study 4 TW All 1630
Sunday 21March Exploring the Christian Faith for Newcomers Q&A TW New 1630
Wed 24 Mar Discovery Bible Study 5 TW All 1630
Wed 31 Mar Discovery Bible Study 6 TW All 1630
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    Zoom Link for Sessions

    All Zoom sessions have this link: https://zoom.us/j/99991762911?pwd=UHFoUVYzYU9XOVNyZFFxSW5lRDdYQT09 | Meeting ID: 999 9176 2911 | Passcode: 836069

    More Details

    Finally, please do not hesitate to email richard@witneyparish.org.uk if you want any more details about how to get involved with the the Come and See project.

    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.

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