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    

Parish News

Pet Service

Saturday 1 October  at  4.00pm.

St. Francis Church, Hollow Way

Come with your friends and with pets (or alone) to celebrate the gift of animals that are in our care.

Free Pizza and Chips !


Alpha Course

Monday 3rd October  7.00pm.

Ranklin Room, St. James Church Centre, Beauchamp Lane

Launch of a brand new Alpha Course - come and discover the meaning of life. For more information follow this link.To contact us email: alpha@cowleyteamministry.co.uk

More information about Alpha at www.alpha.org .


Parish Healing Service

Thursday 6 October 2016 at 7.00pm

St. Francis Church, Hollow Way

A time for quiet prayer and reflection and an opportunity to seek special prayer for healing for yourself or for others for whom you care.



Film Club

Friday 14 October 2016 at 6.30pm.

St. James Church Centre, Beauchamp Lane

Film of the Month "to be confirmed"

This is a PRIVATE film club showing excellent films. Members can each sign in one guest but if you would like to join the club so you can attend sessions please contact Rosanne Butler 01865 453257


Coffee, Cake and Communion

Tuesday 18 October at 10.30am.

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

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



Parish Sunday Lunch

Sunday 23 October at 12.30pm.

at St. James Church Centre

Come and enjoy a full cooked Sunday lunch with other members of the parish for a very reasonable price. Open to all but ...     Please book in advance (by Wednesday 19 October) by calling the Parish office (01865) 747 680


All Souls Fancy Dress Party

Friday 28 October   5.30 - 7.30pm

St. Francis Church, Hollow Way

Charge - £1.50 per person - under 4s free.

Please book before 21 October with Skye on Oxford 434160   Booking is essential


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."


Get Linked-up

The Parish Link gives you all the news for the current week together with the Bible Readings and a special prayer for this week. Just click for St. James, Bible or St. Francis below.


The Cowley Link Live  (link to you tube version)




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

Bishop Steven talking about ministry numbers