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Your will be done

How do you pray when your soul is overwhelmed with sorrow? Or in the furnace of temptation? We need to know because all of us will experience those things. Recently we concluded a series on prayer in our homegroups. We started with the Lord’s Prayer as Jesus answers his disciples’ request to teach them to […]

So how do we talk about sexuality?

Now I am conscious that there appears to be no end to the number of people wanting to comment about Israel Folau and Billy Vunipola. For those who have managed to miss it, Australian rugby star Israel Folau published on social media a group of people including atheists and homosexuals and announced “Hell awaits you.” […]

Jesus died because He loved His Father

We are approaching Good Friday. As we consider the cross of the Lord Jesus we know beyond question that He loves us. “The Son of God loved me and gave Himself for me.” (Gal 2:20). “This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us.” (1 John 3:16) Rightly […]


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

No sunday services 30th June

30th June 2019

We will be on our church family weekend away on Sunday 30th June so there will be no services at Woodstock Road Baptist church that day. Why not try one of the following churches instead; Trinity Church Magdalen Road Church St Ebbes church

In a world of differing beliefs, how do we know Christianity is true?

7th July 2019

We all have a worldview whether we realise it or not.  It may be secular. It may be religious.  But Christians make exclusive claims about their worldview.  Isn’t that arrogant?  What leads them to claim that Christianity is true?  Join us as we explore the question sent in to us by a local resident: In […]

RSS Recent Sermons

  • Come and See 9th June 2019
    Part of the 'So You Might Believe and Have Life' sermon series from John 1:35-51. This sermon was preached by Owain James and is 30 minutes long.
  • No More Night 9th June 2019
    Part of the God's History of the World sermon series from Revelation 22:1-11. This sermon was preached by Andy Robinson and is 34 minutes long.
  • What Does God Think of Gay People? 2nd June 2019
    Part of the Questions People are Asking sermon series from Psalm 45. This sermon was preached by Andy Robinson and is 37 minutes long.
  • The New Home 2nd June 2019
    Part of the God's History of the World sermon series from Revelation 21:9-27. This sermon was preached by Andy Robinson and is 38 minutes long.