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Parish of Kidlington with Hampton Poyle

Parish of Kidlington
with Hampton Poyle

Good Friday
10am Pause for Prayer
2pm At the Cross


Our Parish lies some six miles north of Oxford. We are served by three churches: the mediaeval Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin and the Church of St John the Baptist in Kidlington itself, and, across the meadows of the River Cherwell, by another ancient church of St Mary the Virgin in Hampton Poyle.

Hampton Poyle 31st March 2020

Public worship is suspended, but we are developing ways of continuing parish life.

Holy Week

St Mary's Kidlington, West Window

Services & Reflection

Apr 10Good Friday
10am Pause for Prayer
2pm At the Cross
Apr 11Holy Saturday
10am Pause for Prayer
4-6pm Reflections with Martin (Zoom)
Apr 12Easter Day
10am Easter Communion

Recent Sunday Worship

Mar22Mothering Sunday
Mar29Passion Sunday
Apr5Palm Sunday

Recent Weekdays

Apr 610am Pause for Prayer
Apr 67.30pm Evening Prayer
Apr 710am Pause for Prayer
Apr 77.30pm Iona Communion
Apr 810am Pause for Prayer
Apr 8Stations of the Cross
Seea full list ...

From the Clergy Team

Public worship is suspended, but we plan to continue parish life through a variety of means including videos of daily prayer and services. See Carrying on with Parish Life.


The Collects
Daily from the CofE


Activities & Groups
Our three churches act as one in organising events, activities and groups --- from flowers to fellowship, and back.


Music at St Mary's
Music plays a strong role in Kidlington's community life and in worship. St Mary's is an ideal venue for concerts year round.

The Hub

Community Hub
The Hub runs and hosts child and carer groups, mostly at St John's in the Broadway, but also in St Mary's in Church St. All activities are suspended pro tem.

Clergy Pages

Meet the Clergy
Our Clergy Team serve at all the churches in rotation. Find out who's who, and find links to selected sermons and talks.
See 40 ways to keep a good Lent

Kidlington & Hampton Poyle 800

Our two churches of St Mary in Kidlington and St Mary in Hampton Poyle were built eight hundred years ago, and in 2020 we started to hold a year long celebration of our octocentenary.

Of course all of the events are on hold at the moment. There is a web site: visit
Kidlington & Hampton Poyle 800


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On line giving
There are new ways to donate to the work of the Parish.

Our Churches

Our churches were built for all in the community, and have been used day in and day out for close to 800 years. The doors of the two St Mary's are usually open each day, as is the chapel at St John's for quiet morning prayer. Unfortunately, and especially so when we need them most, we are now required keep the churches closed. Please join with us in our daily prayer and services relayed by video.

Kidlington Team Ministry

We seek to serve the communities of Kidlington and Hampton Poyle for their own sake ... to respond to God's call to recognize and establish the Kingdom of God in the minds and lives of local people ... by faith and trust in God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit.