St Mary's Church Charlbury with Shorthampton

Our Vision

Mission Statement:

St Mary’s Charlbury: sharing faith in our community.


  • To proclaim the good news of the kingdom
  • To teach, baptise and nurture new believers
  • To respond to human need by loving service
  • To transform unjust structures of society, to challenge violence of every kind and to pursue peace and reconciliation
  • To strive to safeguard the integrity of creation and sustain and renew the life of the earth.

Our objectives this year are:
To provide a variety of opportunities for prayer and worship, with our primary service the 9.45am Eucharist on Sundays.

To build on our activities for children and families
Messy Church
Summer Holiday Club
Sunday Club
Workshops for children – steel drums

To maintain and develop the fabric of St Mary’s and All Saints so that they provide accessible space for all members of the community.

To continue with active programme of fundraising and fellowship

St Mary’s Fete
Christmas Tree Festival

To maintain and develop our discipleship.
Discussion groups
Bible Study
Lent and Advent ‘Hour in Silence
Personal Discipleship Plans

To continue to engage with the Deanery Pilgrim Paths Project by being a departure point and also providing teaching on pilgrim spirituality

Continue all that we are doing to support our communities in their personal lives and in their work in the world.
Font Café
Stay and Play.
Grief encounters.
Friday morning coffee.
Flowers for weddings and funerals.
In memoriam flowers