Isolation, loneliness, mental health

8/9 Week Mindfulness Course Jan – March 2018

8/9 Week Mindfulness Course Jan – March 2018

8/9 Week Mindfulness Course in Headington. Course leaders: Revd. Tim Stead and Susie Stead. Monday evenings and one Saturday morning from 22 January – 12 March 2018. There is also the option of coming to the 9th session on Monday March 26th on Mindfulness and Christian Spirituality.¬†For further details and an application form, please see ... Continue Reading »

Mindfulness in Oxford

Mindfulness in Oxford

What is mindfulness? And how can you learn it? Read the Revd Tim Stead on Mindfulness in Oxford

Latest Headrest meeting

Latest Headrest meeting

Here are the notes from the HEADREST MEETING Nov 5th 2015.

Headrest

Headrest

Headrest is a local resource for the parishes and chaplaincies in the deaneries of Oxford and Cowley. For details look at the Headrest poster.

Headrest meetings

Headrest meetings

Headrest is the initiative of both the Oxford and Cowley deaneries, aiming to offer a campaigning voice, bringing understanding and practical support to people within our churches, parishes and places of work, leisure and study.Minutes of the September 2015 Headrest meeting

Essential reading

Essential reading

Disturbed by mind and spiritSubtitled “mental health and healing in parish ministry”, this book, written by Gavin Knight (Vicar of St Michael’s, Summertown) and Joanna Knight (a clinical psychologist), has been described by Dr Paula Gooder as “essential reading for all those involved in parish ministry, whether lay or ordained”. 

Headrest sermon

Headrest sermon

Sermon preached by the Revd Gavin Knight at a service marking the handover of the “Headrest” initiative from St Stephen’s House to the Oxford Archdeaconry. Headrest Sermon April 2015 (Gavin)