Mortimer Benefice

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If you would like to speak with a priest in complete confidence telephone the Vicar, Fr. Paul Chaplin – 01189 331718

Click here to read the Vicar's letter 4th November 2020.

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Weekly Newsletter 29th to 6th November 2020

The Sunday Link 29th November 2020

The Benefice will be live-streaming the forthcoming services

at St. John’s, Mortimer via Zoom

Sunday 22ndNovember at 10 am

The Feast of Christ the King

Sunday 29thNovember at 6 pm

The Advent Procession

Sunday 20thDecember at 4 pm

The Carol Service – Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

Thursday 24thDecember at 5 pm


Thursday 24thDecember at 11.30 pm

Midnight Mass

Friday 25th December at 10 am

Christmas Day

Prayer and Worship Resources

Welcome to Join in Stratfield Mortimer, Mortimer West End and Padworth

Online Morning and Night Prayer

9 am & 9 pm

The invitation to us to join in Morning & Night prayer is an invitation to make a 'sacred’ space & time in our day

to pause to reflect & pray together with the help & guidance of scripture.

The Benefice is live-streaming services via Zoom.

Everyone is welcome to join all services using the links below.

Morning Prayer at 9 am Monday to Friday

Night Prayer at 9 pm Monday to Friday

Sunday Eucharist at 10 am each Sunday


Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement that invites Christians around the world to pray between Ascension Day (21 May) & Pentecost (31 May) for more people to come to know Jesus. Details & resources are available from

Diocese of Oxford are live-streaming services each Sunday at 10 am
All can be viewed live, on demand & by telephone: 01865 920 930.

Daily Hope from the Church of England offers music, prayers & reflections as well as full worship services at the end of a telephone line and is available 24 hours a day on 0800 804 8044.

Psalm 23 The Diocese invite us to pause & say it every day at 11 am through this crisis we face. See

Daily Prayer services in both contemporary & traditional forms & for all times of day – view at

Reflections for a Church in Lockdown Bishop Steven’s series of reflections are available online or to download at

Pathways the Diocesan magazine- can be viewed at this link