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Thankfulness for Eeyores and Tiggers

A couple of years ago I wrote a few posts around the theme of personality. It is perfectly clear that we all have different temperaments- look at people’s approach to a crowded room of strangers and you’ll quickly notice a difference between introverts and extroverts. We probably sense within ourselves (especially if we are reflective […]

Something to think about?

Earlier this week the evangelist Michael Green went to be with the Lord. Hearing the news brought back precious memories of “Choose Life”- the OICCU Mission of 1997 that happened when I was a student. I well recall Michael preaching the Gospel with radiant joy in the Sheldonian Theatre normally garbed in a slightly absurd […]

To be a Pilgrim

One of my favourite books from last year was Mark Meynell’s When Darkness seems my Closest Friend. It is a description of mental illness from a Christian pastor who has experienced it. One of the best features of the book is his ability to articulate the reality of mental illness for those who haven’t endured […]


Phil Butcher

Pastor (Grace Church)

Jenny Reid

Church Administrator

Sharon Grisbrooke

Waterways Link Worker

Welcome! We are a group of Christians – of a variety of ages and backgrounds – who meet in North Oxford. We believe that Jesus is the central figure in history and the only answer to the deepest longings of the human heart. Our passion is to know Him more and learn how to live for Him (supremely through the Bible) and offer a warm welcome to those who are interested in exploring Him.

Upcoming Events

Christianity Explored

19th February 2019

Christianity Explored gives you time and space to consider the big questions of life and to explore the life of the person at the heart of the Christian faith – Jesus Christ. You don’t need to know anything about the Bible. You won’t be asked to read aloud, pray or sing. You can ask any question you want, or just listen.

RSS Recent Sermons

  • The mystery of God's wisdom revealed 10th February 2019
    Part of the God's Plan for the Church sermon series from Ephesians 3:1-13. This sermon was preached by Phil Butcher and is 34 minutes long.
  • How to treat children 10th February 2019
    Part of the The King has Come! sermon series from Matthew 18:1-14. This sermon was preached by Andy Robinson and is 38 minutes long.
  • Why doesn't God make himself clearer? 3rd February 2019
    Part of the Questions People are Asking sermon seriesThis sermon was preached by Andy Robinson and is 37 minutes long.
  • Children of God 3rd February 2019
    Part of the The King has Come! sermon series from Matthew 17:22-27. This sermon was preached by Andy Robinson and is 31 minutes long.