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The J-Curve

Those who have had to listen to my preaching a bit will know that I have a couple of hobby horses. Partly because I think they are under-taught I will tend to major on the themes of union with Christ and strength in weakness. What I have not been good at is bringing those two […]

A question of identity

It was a Saturday night in the summer term of 1996. I was attending the University Christian Union Bible Reading where David MacInnes, then rector of St.Aldate’s Church, was speaking on Ephesians 1. He referred to Paul’s great description of the Christian’s identity- we are those who are “in Christ”. David then made an application […]

Spurgeon

Once a year we consider the story of a well known Christian as part of our Sunday evening service. This is largely a chance for me to be self-indulgent and pretend that I am still studying history. The more serious aim is to be encouraged by the Lord’s work in years past and also allow […]

Staff

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

Real life issues – Addictions

2nd February 2020
6:30pm

We asked local residents about the main issues that they face in life. We believe that Christianity has something to say into all them so we are running a series of special events where we will address the topics. On Sunday 2nd February we will be looking at the issue of addictions. You would be […]

RSS Recent Sermons

  • God Hears Us In The Morning 19th January 2020
    Part of the A Vision for 2020 sermon series from Psalm 5. This sermon was preached by Andy Robinson and is 31 minutes long.
  • Rejoicing In Weakness 19th January 2020
    Part of the A Vision for 2020 sermon series from 2 Corinthians 12:1-10. This sermon was preached by David Trebilcock and is 36 minutes long.
  • How to sleep in peace 12th January 2020
    Part of the A Vision for 2020 sermon series from Psalm 4. This sermon was preached by James Wilkinson and is 29 minutes long.
  • Jars of Clay 12th January 2020
    Part of the A Vision for 2020 sermon series from 2 Corinthians 4:7-15. This sermon was preached by Andy Robinson and is 36 minutes long.