Shires’ Edge Benefice includes the following Churches:

  • St James the Great, Claydon, OX17 1HH
  • St Mary the Virgin, Cropredy, OX17 1PL
  • All Saints, Great Bourton, OX17 1QW
  • All Saints, Mollington, OX17 1BB
  • St Mary Magdalene, Wardington, OX17 1RS


Assistant Priest:

  • Revd Lynda Alcock

Authorised Assistant:

  • Sue Upton

Monthly Services & Diary:


Holy Week Services in Shires’ Edge Benefice:

 April 15th Monday in Holy Week, 7.00pm

Evening Prayer from The Book of Common Prayer, at St Mary Magdalene, Wardington


April 16th Tuesday in Holy Week, 12.00 noon

Holy Communion, using Iona Community liturgy, at St Mary the Virgin, Cropredy


April 17th Wednesday in Holy Week, 7.00pm

Using the service of Night Prayer or Compline for Holy Week Reflections, at St James the Great, Claydon


April 18th Maundy Thursday, 7.00pm

Commemoration of the Last Supper and stripping of the sanctuary, at All Saints’, Great Bourton


April 19th Good Friday, 2.00pm

Reflections on the Cross, at All Saints’ Mollington


April 21st Easter Day, celebrations in all parishes

Claydon, 8.30am BCP Holy Communion service

Cropredy, 9.30am Holy Communion service;

Great Bourton, 11.00am, Holy Communion service

Mollington, 9.30am, Holy Communion service

Wardington, 11.00am Holy Communion service