Welcome to the Parish of Cowley. Bringing Christianity to life. 

As part of the Cowley Christian community we are here to serve the community as a whole - children and older people, students and workers, believers and those who are searching. We would love to meet you and hear how your journey in life might meet ours. You can meet us for worship, at a lunch club, in a home group, at the Community Food Bank or just drop in for a chat. Use the links below to learn more.

Regular Worship Services                                          Social Events                                                     Festivals and Fun Days    

Our Vision

“To live out God’s purposes for us, make Christ known in Cowley and to raise up a new generation to love and serve the Lord."

Parish News

St. James Café

Saturday 28 February

10.00am. - 1.00pm

at St. James Church Centre

Join us for a coffee and a chat and take the chance to browse the stalls : books, cards, preserves, bric a brac and more. Great cakes and now with bacon butties!


Gardening Party

Saturday 28 February 9.30am. onwards

at St. James Church Centre.

Come and have fun, fresh air and exercise as we prepare the St. James Church Centre garden for another beautiful spring and summer showing. If possible bring your own tools but some will be available. Both heavy and light work available plus coffee and cake.


Sponsored Abseil

Saturday 7 March 2015

St. Mary Magdalen Church, Oxford

"Go over the edge for poverty".  This sponsored abseil (with fantastic views of Oxford) is in aid of Christian Aid.

To register contact : www.christianaid.org.uk/abseil  or  01865 246818  or Oxford@ChristianAid.co.uk


Film Club

Friday 13 March 2015 at 6.30pm.

St. James Church Centre, Beauchamp Lane

Film of the Month "Ladies in Lavender"

This is a PRIVATE film club showing excellent films. If you would like to join the club so you can attend sessions please contact Rosanne Butler 01865 453257


Coffee, Cake and Communion

Tuesday 17 March at 10.30am.

The Vicarage, 27 Dom Bosco Close (Tel: 01865 434160)

An informal time of fellowship, prayer and communion with great refreshments.



Easter in Cowley

Sunday 5 April 2015

At St. Francis Church, St. James Church and the Anglican Asian Living Church there will be many special services including:  Experience Easter (for our schools and everyone in the parish); The Maunday Supper (2 April); Good Friday Services (3 April); Holy Saturday 'Service of Light' (4 April) and Easter Day Celebrations (5 April).

For full details of all services click here.




Friday 5 June 2015

Join the parish outing to see the West End musical Godspell when it visits the New Theatre, Oxford. A 'one of a kind' production with a brand new rock score featuring many of the well known tunes such as 'Light of the World' and 'Day by Day'. 

To book a place contact: Lesley Williams 01865 779562.


- a journey which for most of us is life-long.