Cowley parish welcomes all students. 

Whoever you are, wherever you come from, you will find an inclusive welcome, great hospitality (and loads of food!) and a caring community. ‚Äč

Students have the opportunity to shape the parish's social activities and worship, and there is lots of scope to serve the community. Come and see!

Contact us [email protected] 

Come and enjoy a free pancake under the Gazebo outside St Francis Church 

All invited, just turn up!   

Every day 23rd to 26th Sept 

5 - 6:30 pm

Outside St Francis Church, 

226 Hollow Way, OX3 7JF




Welcome to Cowley!

Students being dropped off and families, and those new to Cowley are invited to pop in to St Francis church for drinks and/or lunch.

St Francis church, Hollow Way, OX3 7JF

Sat 14th Sept 10.30 am - 3 pm

Free, just turn up!

Student welcome meals

All students are welcome to come for welcome meals, Sunday evenings 29/9-20/10, 6-8 pm

Here in Cowley parish, we do food and hospitality really well! We want students to know they are welcome and loved.

Come along with for a good home cooked meal, bring your friends and make new ones.

Free, just turn up, everyone welcome

St Francis church, Hollow Way, OX3 7JF

Core values: Prayer is conversation with God in which we speak from our hearts and listen to God’s by the power of the Holy Spirit. Prayer is a central element of life in the parish of Cowley. Nothing will happen without prayer

Bible: God has spoken to his people and to the world through the Bible. It contains basic instructions for life and is an essential element in knowing God and learning to live a life worth living.

Community: We are called to live in community. We are called to serve one another, to be an encouragement to those who are having a hard time, to sing and laugh and cry together in the journey of life. We are called to be brothers and sister in our lives together.