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Wardington Cricket Ground

The family of the late Lord and Lady Wardington has gifted the ownership of the Cricket Ground to the Trustees* of Wardington Memorial Hall with immediate effect. In practice all the village community facilities, the Memorial Hall, the Cricket Ground and the Children’s Playground, will now have common ownership. However each of the current or future user organisations will continue to manage their activities independently. Some fifty years ago Lord Wardington made an unwritten agreement whereby Wardington Cricket Club may have continued use of the Cricket Ground so long as cricket continued to be played there. A condition included in the transfer effectively continues that agreement in perpetuity by stating that the owners of the Cricket Ground may not permit

HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh – 1921-2021

The Rt Revd Dr Steven Croft, Bishop of Oxford, writes: "The prayers of the whole Diocese of Oxford are with Her Majesty the Queen and the Royal Family today and in the coming days as we mourn the death of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. "We give thanks for Prince Philip’s long and extraordinary life, his faithful service to Queen and country, his support especially for young people, his humour, honesty and integrity and strong Christian faith and especially his steadfast support to the Queen over the long years of their marriage. "Philip has been at the centre of our national life for so many decades offering a model of strength and stability. He will be greatly missed. May

Easter Day at Wardington Church

EASTER DAY AT ST MARY MAGDALENE CHURCH WARDINGTON 10.00am EASTER FAMILY SERVICE WITH HYMNS IN THE CHURCHYARD EASTER EGGS FOR ALL CHILDREN! SOCIAL DISTANCING AND  FACE COVERINGS LED BY: SUE UPTON (WEATHER PERMITTING - IF NOT, IN THE CHURCH)

Tuesday, 23rd March National Day of Reflection

Marie Curie in conjunction with St MARY MAGDALENE CHURCH, WARDINGTON Tuesday, 23rd March National Day of Reflection   Reflect • Support • Hope Take a minute’s silence at 12 noon on 23rd March to show your support for the millions of people who are bereaved and take a moment to connect with someone At 12.05pm a Church bell will be tolled for ten minutes At 8.00pm ‘share the light’ moment with candles and lanterns in windows The Church will be open for private prayer from 11.30am to 4.00pm God of Love, As we think about all that has changed this year, help us to trust that you are always with us. As we remember those who have died, help us

Church Services – January/February

ST MARY MAGDALENE CHURCH WARDINGTON   WHILST CHURCH SERVICES ARE STILL PERMITTED, IN VIEW OF THE OVERALL LOCKDOWN AND THE CONTINUED RISE IN COVID-19 CASES IN CHERWELL DISTRICT, IT HAS BEEN DECIDED THAT THERE WILL BE NO CHURCH SERVICES IN WARDINGTON FOR THE REMAINDER OF JANUARY AND INTO FEBRUARY. THIS ALSO APPLIES TO ALL THE CHURCHES IN SHIRES' EDGE BENEFICE. THE POSITION WILL BE REVIEWED IN MID-FEBRUARY AHEAD OF ASH WEDNESDAY AT THE BEGINNING OF LENT. Revd HILARY CAMPBELL WILL BE HOLDING SUNDAY PRAYERS VIA ZOOM AT 10.00am EACH SUNDAY. PLEASE CONTACT HER ON 01295 750385 FOR SIGN-IN DETAILS. IF ANYONE FEELS IN NEED OF PASTORAL SUPPORT - OR KNOWS OF ANYONE ELSE WITH SUCH A NEED - PLEASE CONTACT

Church Services – January

ST MARY MAGDALENE CHURCH WARDINGTON   COMMUNAL WORSHIP CHURCH SERVICES ARE STILL PERMITTED IN TIER 4 REGIONS BUT, IN VIEW OF THE CONTINUED RISE IN COVID-19 CASES IN CHERWELL DISTRICT, IT HAS BEEN DECIDED THAT THERE WILL BE NO CHURCH SERVICES IN WARDINGTON FOR THE NEXT TWO SUNDAYS. THIS HAS THE APPROVAL OF THE BISHOP AND APPLIES TO ALL THE CHURCHES IN SHIRES' EDGE BENEFICE. Revd HILARY CAMPBELL WILL BE HOLDING SUNDAY PRAYERS VIA ZOOM AT 10.00am EACH SUNDAY. PLEASE CONTACT HER ON 01295 750385 FOR SIGN-IN DETAILS. OUR CHURCH WILL CONTINUE TO BE OPEN FOR PRIVATE PRAYER AND INDIVIDUAL VISITING ON FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS FROM 10.00am - 4.00pm AND SUNDAYS FROM 12.00noon - 4.00pm.

Christmas Fundraising Draw – The Winners

The Christmas Fundraising Draw took place this afternoon. The lucky winners were: Long week-end in cottage in the Yorkshire Dales:             George Griffin Festive Christmas Hamper:                                                     Julie Campbell Champagne:                                                                                Roderick Stell £30 Barn Farm Plants Voucher:                                 

Christmas Eve at Wardington Church

CHRISTMAS EVE AT ST MARY MAGDALENE CHURCH WARDINGTON 4.00pm CAROLS IN THE CHURCHYARD SOCIAL DISTANCING WARM CLOTHES, FACE COVERING AND A TORCH! 4.30pm CHRISTMAS HOLY COMMUNION LED BY: Revd HILARY CAMPBELL

Remembrance Sunday

ST MARY MAGDALENE CHURCH WARDINGTON ACT OF REMEMBRANCE AT THE WAR MEMORIAL ‡‡‡‡ SUNDAY 8th NOVEMBER 10.55 am ‡‡‡‡ COLLECTION FOR ROYAL BRITISH LEGION ‡‡‡‡ PLEASE OBSERVE INDIVIDUAL SOCIAL DISTANCING (UNLESS IN A HOUSEHOLD/BUBBLE) PLEASE WEAR FACE COVERINGS ‡‡‡‡ THERE WILL BE NO SERVICE IN CHURCH AFTERWARDS