Upcoming Services

Choral Eucharist with University Sermon

21st Sunday after Trinity

Opening Voluntary: Darke, Meditation on 'Brother James's Air' 
Setting: Guerrero, Missa Simile est regnam
Anthem: Rejoice in the Lord Alway (Anon. 16th century)
Final Voluntary: Bingham, Overture from Suite 'Baroques

Preacher: Imam Monawar Hussain

Contemplative Eucharist with Healing Ministries

A gentle service of reflection, silence, and music, culminating in the sharing of bread and wine.

Within the service, there will be chance to receive a simple prayer for healing and wholeness, through the laying on of hands and anointing with oil. These are both ancient symbols of trust and hope for God to make us whole in body, mind and spirit.

Choral Eucharist

Last Sunday after Trinity

This service will mark Black History Month.

Setting: Lassus, Missa super la maistre Pierre
Anthem: Harris, Behold the tabernacle of the Lord

Preacher: The Revd Shemil Matthew

Choral Evensong

Introit: Tallis, If ye love me
Setting: Purcell, Evening Service in G minor
Anthem: Mendelssohn, How lovely are the messengers

University Church Choir

Choral Eucharist

All Saints' Sunday

Setting: Andrea Gabrieli, Mass in F
Anthem: Byrd, O quam gloriosum

Preacher: The Revd James Crockford

German Lutheran Service

A German Lutheran congregation was first established at St Mary's in 1939 by a group of refugees from Nazi Germany. Today this monthly act of worship provides an important focus for the the German-speaking community in Oxford.

Preacher: Pastor Georg Amann

Choral Eucharist

Remembrance Sunday

Setting: Victoria, Missa quarti toni
Anthem: Stanford, Justorum animae

Preacher: The Ven Dr Jane Steen, Archdeacon of Southwark

Requiem for Armistice Day

Setting: Victoria, Requiem

Preacher: The Revd Dr William Lamb

Choral Eucharist

2nd Sunday before Advent

Setting: Palestrina, Missa brevis
Anthem: Pitoni, Cantate Domino

Preacher: Andrew Bennison, Ripon College Cuddesdon

Contemplative Eucharist

A gentle service of reflection, silence, and music, culminating in the sharing of bread and wine.


Choral Eucharist

Feast of Christ the King

Setting: Haydn, Missa brevis in F major Hob XXII:1
Anthem: Tye, Laudate nomen Domini

Preacher: The Revd Dr William Lamb

Choral Evensong

Setting: Hooper, Short Service
Anthem: Palestrina, Adoramus te

University Church Choir

Sung Eucharist

First Sunday of Advent

Preacher: The Revd Canon Dr Judith Maltby

Evening Prayer (said)
International Advent Carol Service

Join us for an international celebration of Advent in conjunction with the German Lutheran congregation. The service will be followed by refreshments, including Gluhwein and Stollen.

University Church Choir