St Nicholas Church, Old Marston

Annual Parochial Church Meeting - 11:30 Sunday 14th April 2024

Welcome to St Nicholas church in Old Marston and St Thomas church in Elsfield. Please do get in touch – we would love to hear from you. We are a diverse church who love Jesus and want to share His love with our community. You can find out more by following the links and scrolling down as well as on our Facebook page. St Nicholas church building is usually OPEN daily for private prayer.  Our safeguarding officer is Millius Palayiwa: Tel: 01865 725423, Email: millius.palayiwa@gmail.com.

Coming Up

  • Baby & Toddlers: Wednesdays 09:30 to 11:30
  • Churches Together: second Wednesday of month 14:30 at Marston URC – all welcome, suitable for those with dementia
  • Homegroup – next meeting 12th April- download the poster here
  • Energy returns 10:00 14th April 2024
  • The next APCM will be Sunday 14th April at 11:30 in the chuch hall – all welcome – download the poster here for more information
  • Coffee Pot: 15th April 10:30 church hall
  • Messy Church is back on 21st April – download the latest poster here
  • Osaris String Quartet Music Concert – Satuday 27th April 2024 starting 18:00 – download the poster here
  • Pulse Youth Club returns 19:00 27th April 2024
  • Marston Open Gardens returns Sunday 9th June 2024 from 14:00 to 17:00 – tickets and refreshments at church hall –  details to follow
  • Music for a Summer Evening – Satuday 15th June 2024 18:00 to 20:00
  • Community Market – 10:30 Saturday 6th July 2024

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Donating to St Nicholas Church

If you would like to donate to the work of St Nicholas Church in Old Marston or upkeep of the church yard then you can use your smartphone. Open the camera app and hover over the QR code here until the image is fully in view. A message will appear on your screen: “pay.sumup.com”. Click on this and follow the instructions. We can claim gift aid of 25% on any donations up to £30. Thank you for your donation.

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Inclusive Church

St Nicholas Church has joined Inclusive Church. Inclusive Church is a network of churches, groups and individuals uniting together around a shared vision ‘We believe in inclusive church – a church which celebrates and affirms every person and does not discriminate’.

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Holy Communion Service

  • 10:00 Sunday 14th April 2024
Spring Fun Day 23rd March 2024

Annual Parochial Church Meeting

  • 11:30 Sunday 14th April 2024
  • Meeting in the church hall
  • All welcome

    Morning Prayer

    • 09:00 Monday 15th April 2024
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      Holy Communion

      • 09:30 Wednesday 17th April 2024

      Evening Prayer

      • 17:00 Thursday 18th April 2024
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        BCP Morning Prayer

        • 08:30 Friday 19th April 2024
        • St Thomas Church, Elsfield
          Coffee Pot

          Coffee Pot

          • 10:30 Monday 15th April 2024
          • Church Hall
          • Meet and make friends over refreshments
            Baby and Toddler Group

            Baby and Toddlers

            • 09:30 to 11:30 Wednesday 17th April 2024
            • At the church hall
            • Free – all accompanied babies and toddlers welcome
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            Elsfield Communion Service

            • 10:00 Sunday 21st April 2024
            • St Thomas Church Elsfield
            Memorial Garden Spring 2023

            Green Church

            • 10:00 Sunday 21st April 2024
            • Short Celtic Service in the Memorial Garden
            • Help at Court Place Farm Allotments
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            Messy Church

            • 10:00 Sunday 21st April 2024
            • Games, crafts, breakfast, action songs, stories, special guests
            • For all ages – free – all welcome

              Morning Prayer

              • 09:00 Monday 22nd April 2024
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                Holy Communion

                • 09:30 Wednesday 24th April 2024

                Evening Prayer

                • 17:00 Thursday 25th April 2024
                • St Nicholas Church, Old Marston

                  BCP Morning Prayer

                  • 08:30 Friday 26th April 2024
                  • St Thomas Church, Elsfield
                    Baby and Toddler Group

                    Baby and Toddlers

                    • 09:30 to 11:30 Wednesday 24th April 2024
                    • At the church hall
                    • Free – all accompanied babies and toddlers welcome
                    Lunch Club 23rd February 2024

                    All Age Lunch Club

                    • 12:30 Friday 26th April 2024
                    • £4 donation
                    • Open to all
                    • Book with administrator by Monday 22nd April 2024
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                    Pulse

                    • 19:00 Saturday 27th April 2024
                    • At the church hall
                    • For young people 11+
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                    Holy Communion Service

                    • 10:00 Sunday 28th April 2024
                    Pause4Thought

                    Pause for Thought

                    • 18:00 Sunday 28th April 2024
                    • Free – all welcome
                    • Dyslexia and other specific learning difficulties
                    • Speaker: Dr Ginny Stacey (Ross)
                    • 40 minutes – followed by Q&A and refreshments

                    Morning Prayer

                    • 09:00 Monday 29th April 2024
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                      Holy Communion

                      • 09:30 Wednesday 1st May 2024

                      Evening Prayer

                      • 17:00 Thursday 2nd May  2024
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                        BCP Morning Prayer

                        • 08:30 Friday 3rd May 2024
                        • St Thomas Church, Elsfield
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                          Celtic Summer Season

                          • 18:30 Tuesday 30th April 2024
                          • By the eco-hub, outside the vicarage
                          • Meet around the fire pit, share stories and prayers
                          Baby and Toddler Group

                          Baby and Toddlers

                          • 09:30 to 11:30 Wednesday 1st May 2024
                          • At the church hall
                          • Free – all accompanied babies and toddlers welcome
                          Christmas Eve Carol Service 2022

                          Community Celebration Service

                          • 10:00 5th May 2024 – all welcome
                          • With worship band, choirs and communion
                            Evensong 05/06/2022

                            BCP Evensong

                            • 18:30 Sunday 5th May 2024
                            • At St Nicholas Church

                              Holy Communion

                              • 09:30 Wednesday 8th May 2024

                              Evening Prayer

                              • 17:00 Thursday 9th May 2024
                              • St Nicholas Church, Old Marston

                                BCP Morning Prayer

                                • 08:30 Friday 10th May 2024
                                • St Thomas Church, Elsfield
                                  Baby and Toddler Group

                                  Baby and Toddlers

                                  • 09:30 to 11:30 Wednesday 8th May 2024
                                  • At the church hall
                                  • Free – all accompanied babies and toddlers welcome
                                  Easter 2023

                                  Ascension Day Service

                                  • 18:30 Thursday 9th May 2024
                                  • Featuring SATB choir
                                  • In St Nicholas Church
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                                      Pulse

                                      • 19:00 Saturday 11th May 2024
                                      • At the church hall
                                      • For young people 11+
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                                      Holy Communion Service

                                      • 10:00 Sunday 12th May 2024

                                      Morning Prayer

                                      • 09:00 Monday 13th May 2024
                                      • St Nicholas Church, Old Marston

                                        Holy Communion

                                        • 09:30 Wednesday 15th May 2024

                                        Evening Prayer

                                        • 17:00 Thursday 16th May  2024
                                        • St Nicholas Church, Old Marston

                                          BCP Morning Prayer

                                          • 08:30 Friday 17th May 2024
                                          • St Thomas Church, Elsfield
                                            Baby and Toddler Group

                                            Baby and Toddlers

                                            • 09:30 to 11:30 Wednesday 15th May 2024
                                            • At the church hall
                                            • Free – all accompanied babies and toddlers welcome
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                                            Pentecost Communion Service

                                            • 10:00 Sunday 19th May 2024
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                                              Messy Church

                                              • 10:00 Sunday 19th May 2024
                                              • Games, crafts, breakfast, action songs, stories, special guests
                                              • For all ages – free – all welcome

                                                Morning Prayer

                                                • 09:00 Monday 20th May 2024
                                                • St Nicholas Church, Old Marston

                                                  Holy Communion

                                                  • 09:30 Wednesday 22nd May 2024

                                                  Evening Prayer

                                                  • 17:00 Thursday 23rd May 2024
                                                  • St Nicholas Church, Old Marston

                                                    BCP Morning Prayer

                                                    • 08:30 Friday 24th May 2024
                                                    • St Thomas Church, Elsfield
                                                      Coffee Pot

                                                      Coffee Pot

                                                      • 10:30 Monday 20th May 2024
                                                      • Church Hall
                                                      • Meet and make friends over refreshments
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                                                        Pulse

                                                        • 19:00 Saturday 25th May 2024
                                                        • At the church hall
                                                        • For young people 11+
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                                                        Holy Communion Service

                                                        • 10:00 Sunday 26th May 2024
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                                                        Elsfield Communion Service

                                                        • 10:00 Sunday 26th May 2024
                                                        • St Thomas Church Elsfield

                                                        Holy Communion

                                                        • 09:30 Wednesday 29th May 2024

                                                        Evening Prayer

                                                        • 17:00 Thursday 30th May 2024
                                                        • St Nicholas Church, Old Marston

                                                          BCP Morning Prayer

                                                          • 08:30 Friday 31st May 2024
                                                          • St Thomas Church, Elsfield
                                                            Baby and Toddler Group

                                                            Baby and Toddlers

                                                            • 09:30 to 11:30 Wednesday 29th May 2024
                                                            • At the church hall
                                                            • Free – all accompanied babies and toddlers welcome
                                                            Lunch Club 23rd February 2024

                                                            All Age Lunch Club

                                                            • 12:30 Friday 31st May 2024
                                                            • £4 donation
                                                            • Open to all
                                                            • Book with administrator by Tuesday 28th May 2024
                                                            Christmas Eve Carol Service 2022

                                                            Community Celebration Service

                                                            • 10:00 2nd June 2024 – all welcome
                                                            • With worship band, choirs and communion
                                                              Evensong 05/06/2022

                                                              BCP Evensong

                                                              • 18:30 Sunday 2nd June 2024
                                                              • At St Nicholas Church

                                                                Morning Prayer

                                                                • 09:00 Monday 3rd June 2024
                                                                • St Nicholas Church, Old Marston

                                                                  Holy Communion

                                                                  • 09:30 Wednesday 5th June 2024

                                                                  Evening Prayer

                                                                  • 17:00 Thursday 6th June 2024
                                                                  • St Nicholas Church, Old Marston

                                                                    BCP Morning Prayer

                                                                    • 08:30 Friday 7th June 2024
                                                                    • St Thomas Church, Elsfield
                                                                      Baby and Toddler Group

                                                                      Baby and Toddlers

                                                                      • 09:30 to 11:30 Wednesday 5th June 2024
                                                                      • At the church hall
                                                                      • Free – all accompanied babies and toddlers welcome

                                                                      Morning Prayer

                                                                      • 09:00 Monday 5th September 2022
                                                                      • In person in church

                                                                        Holy Communion

                                                                        • 09:30 Wednesday 7th September 2022

                                                                        Compline

                                                                        • 21:00 7th September 2022
                                                                        Lunch Club 23rd February 2024

                                                                        Repair Café

                                                                        • 14:00 Saturday 8th June 2024
                                                                        • In church hall
                                                                        • Book in advance
                                                                        • Details coming soon
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                                                                        Pulse

                                                                        • 19:00 Saturday 8th June 2024
                                                                        • At the church hall
                                                                        • For young people 11+
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                                                                        Holy Communion Service

                                                                        • 10:00 Sunday 9th June 2024
                                                                        Memorial Garden

                                                                        Marston Open Gardens

                                                                        • 14:00 Sunday 9th June 2024
                                                                        • Visit various gardens around Marston
                                                                        • Open to all
                                                                        • Details coming soon

                                                                        Full Calendar of Events

                                                                        Follow this link for the full calendars of all services and church hall bookings.

                                                                        Contact Us

                                                                        Administrator

                                                                        St Nicholas Church

                                                                        C/O Marston Vicarage

                                                                        Elsfield Road

                                                                        Old Marston

                                                                        OX3 0PR

                                                                        Email: administrator

                                                                        Tel: 01865 580 354

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