Posts from September 2016

Posts from September 2016

Repairs and Replacements

It has been a season of repairs and replacements in our home. Two garden parasols have broken — one, and older one, repaired with some metal plant stakes to fix two broken aluminium struts, and the other broken beyond my ability to repair, will need to be replaced next season. The rotary clothes line snapped at its base a couple of days ago, and so I bought a replacement,…

35 Ock St – 20 years.

This coming Saturday, we are celebrating the 20th anniversary of the opening of 35 Ock Street, our volunteer-run community meeting place and café. From 10.30am to 4pm there will be refreshments and a soup lunch to enjoy, people to meet, and displays about the centre’s work to browse. At 4.15 pm a celebration service, lasting 45 minutes, will take place in the main…

Riding or Striding… on a very wet day.

As part of the nationwide heritage weekend, the Oxfordshire Historic Churches Trust organised a “Ride and Stride” event encouraging participants to visit as many of the county’s Churches as possible during the day. This is an annual activity, but despite the decidedly wet weather this year, our Church was visited by a good number of hardy cyclists. All…

Goodbye to Summertime

By the time you read this article the summer holidays will be drawing to a close. For many of our church congregation this time has meant a bit of  break from the norm. No school for the younger ones amongst us and those who are involved in school life. The stopping of many of the groups that meet regularly for August, Time for things to happen that can’t go on…