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New Archdeacon of Oxford Announced

New Archdeacon of Oxford Announced

New Archdeacon of Oxford Announced The Venerable Jonathan Chaffey CB has been appointed as Archdeacon of Oxford, in succession to Martin Gorick, who was consecrated as Bishop of Dudley on 28 January. Until the summer of 2018 Jonathan was Chaplain-in-Chief and Archdeacon for the Royal Air Force. He will be licensed as Archdeacon of Oxford ... Continue Reading »

Angels in Barton, Sandhills and Barton Park

Angels in Barton, Sandhills and Barton Park

On Thursday morning residents of Barton and Sandhills will awake to find over 500 knitted and wooden angels have visited the neighbourhood. As people leave to go to work and as children walk to school, they will find on their doorsteps, garden gates, street signs and fences, a Christmas gift in the shape of a ... Continue Reading »

An update from the Oxford Winter Night Shelter.

An update from the Oxford Winter Night Shelter.

Despite enjoying some warm autumn days, winter is approaching and OWNS (Oxford Winter Night Shelter) is preparing to give shelter to people who sleep on the streets of our city from January to March.  This winter OWNS will increase the beds from 10 – 20, using two venues each night.  All the churches that hosted ... Continue Reading »

Oxford churches team up to offer emergency night shelter

Oxford churches team up to offer emergency night shelter

CHURCHES are getting together to offer emergency night shelter accommodation for the homeless in Oxford this winter. During the coldest months of the year, beginning this January until the end of March, churches of all denominations will be setting up temporary beds for the growing numbers of homeless people in the city. St Aldate’s Church ... Continue Reading »

Homelessness: What to do if a person is either sleeping rough or is in danger of becoming homeless

Homelessness: What to do if a person is either sleeping rough or is in danger of becoming homeless

Homelessness What to do if a person is either sleeping rough or is in danger of becoming homeless If already rough sleeping, establish exactly where they will sleep that night Contact the Outreach Team online at streetlink.org.uk as this ensures your call is registered. Their local telephone number is 01865 304611. If they are at ... Continue Reading »