Faith & belief communities in Oxford

  • Oxford is a diverse city, rich in places of worship and community groups. Whatever your faith or belief tradition, you should find a community that is right for you. You may also contact any member of the Brookes Multifaith Chaplaincy team for support.

    We do our best to keep these pages up to date. To ask us to include a community group or to correct any details, please email the Multifaith Chaplaincy.

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  • Ven. Khammai Dhammasami is the Buddhist Faith Adviser for Oxford Brookes University.

    Oxford Buddhavihara 356-358 Abingdon Road, Oxford 
    01865 791591 
    email | website
    Oxford Buddhist Centre Peace House, 19 Paradise Street, Oxford 
    Thrangu House Oxford  42 Magdalen Road, Oxford 
    01865 241555 
    email | website

    Rev. Leon Catallo is the Anglican Chaplain at Oxford Brookes University.

    St. Clement's Marston Road (corner of St. Clement's) 
    Sunday services: 10.30am and 6.30pm 
    Rector: Rev'd Rachel Gibson
    Curate: Rev'd Phillip Lockley
    01865 246674  
     | website
    Holy Trinity Trinity Road, Headington Quarry
    Sunday services: 8.00am, 10.00am and 6.00pm
    Vicar: Rev'd Dr. Laura Biron-Scott
    01865 762931 
    St. Aldate's St. Aldate’s, Oxford 
    Sunday services: 10.30am, 6.00pm and 8.15pm 
    Rector: Rev'd Charlie Cleverly 
    01865 254800  
     | website | Facebook | @StAldatesOxford
    St. Michael & All Angels Marston Road (corner of Jack Straws Lane) 
    Sunday services: 10.00am 
    Vicar: Rev'd Elaine Bardwell 
    01865 204003  
    St. Nicholas Elsfield Road 
    Sunday services: 8.00am, 10.00am, 6.00pm 
    Vicar: Rev'd Skye Denno 
    01865 580354  
    email | website
    St. Ebbe's Pennyfarthing Place, Oxford 
    Sunday services: 10.00am, 11.30am and 6.30pm 
    Rector: Rev'd
    01865 240438  
    email | website | @StEbbesChurch
    St. Ebbe's, Headington Lime Walk, Headington 
    Sunday services: 10.30am, 3.30pm and 7.30pm 
    Curate: Rev'd Al Horn  
    01865 453226  
     | website
    St. Francis, Cowley Hollow Way  
    Sunday service: 10.30am, parish Eucharist 
    Rector: Rev'd Geoff Bayliss 
    St. Frideswide's Botley Road 
    Sunday service: 10.00am, sung Eucharist (family service first Sunday of the month) 
    Rector: Rev'd Clare Sykes 
    01865 242345 
    St. Peter & St. Paul Church Way, Botley 
    Sunday service: 10.00am 
    Rector: Rev'd Clare Sykes 
    01865 242345   website
    St. Mary-the-Virgin, Wheatley Church Road, Wheatley 
    Sunday services: 8.00am and 10.00am 
    Vicar: Nigel Hawkes 
    01865 872224  
    All Saint's, Highfield All Saints' Church, Lime Walk, Headington  
    Sunday services: 8.00am, 10.00am and 3.30pm  
    Vicar: Rev. Leon Catallo  
    Grace Church Cowley Oxford Road, Oxford, OX4 2ES
    Sunday services: 10.30am
    Minister: Ben Vane
    email | website

    Fr. Prem Fernando is the Catholic Chaplain at Oxford Brookes University. See the Catholic Chaplaincy web page.

    The Oratory Church of St Aloysius Gonzaga 25 Woodstock Road, Oxford 
    Priest: Fr. Anton Webb 
    Mass times: click here 
    01865 315800  
    St. Anthony of Padua 115 Headley Way, Headington 
    Mass times: Saturday 6.30pm and Sunday 10.00am 
    Priest: Fr. Aldo Tapparo 
    01865 762964  
    Corpus Christi Margaret Road, Headington 
    Mass times: Sunday 9.00am, 11.00am and 6.30pm 
    Priest: Very Rev. Canon Mervyn Tower  
    01865 762433   
    email | website
    Our Lady of Lourdes Crown Road, Wheatley 
    Mass times: Sunday 10.00am01865 762433  
    Our Lady of the Rosary Yarnells Hill (off Westminster Way), Harcourt Hill 
    Mass times: Saturday 6.30pm and Sunday 9.15am 
    01865 437066
    Headington Baptist Church 78 Old High Street, Headington 
    Sunday services: 10.30am and 6.30pm 
    Minister: Rev'd James Bloice-Smith  
    01865 763572  
     | website

     Barton Community Church

    The Hub, Barton Neighbourhood Centre
    Underhill Circus, Barton
    email | website


    St. Columba's URC Alfred Street (off High Street), Oxford 
    Sunday service: 10.45am  
    07880 601109  
     | website
    Marston URC 352 Marston Road 
    Sunday service: 11.00am 
    Minister: Rev'd Pauline Main 
    01865 862084  
    Wheatley URC High Street, Wheatley 
    Sunday service: 10:00am  

    Collinwood Road URC

    Collinwood Road, Oxford

    Sunday Service: 10.00am
    email | website

    Rev. Miriam Moul is the Methodist Chaplain at Oxford Brookes University.

    Cowley Road Methodist Cowley Road (corner of Jeune Street) 
    Sunday service: 10.30am  
    Minister: Rev'd Miriam Moul                                              
    01865 45421   
     | website
    Lime Walk Methodist 47 Lime Walk, Headington 
    Sunday services: 10.30am and 6.30pm 
    Minister: Rev'd Stephen Spain
    01865 763676  
     | website
    Wesley Memorial New Inn Hall Street, Oxford 
    Sunday services: 10.30am and 6.30pm 
    Minister: Rev'd Peter Powers                                              
     | website


    Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity and Annunciation 1 Canterbury Road, North Oxford 
    Sunday service: 10.30am 
    Priest: Fr. Ian Graham 
    01865 200717 
    email | website
    Russian Parish of St Nicholas the Wonderworker St Giles Hall, 10 Woodstock Road, Oxford 
    Sunday service: 11.00am 
    Priest: Fr. Stephen Platt 
    01865 768748  


    Friends Meeting House 43 St Giles, Oxford 
    Sunday meetings: 9.30 and 11.00am 
    01865 557373 
    Headington Quaker Meeting Old Headington Village Hall, Dunstan Road 
    Sunday meeting: 10:00am 
    01865 763992  

    Christian Science

    First Church of Christ, Scientist 36a St Giles’, Oxford 
    Sunday meetings: 10:30am  
    (with Sunday school for ages 0-20) 
    Wednesday evening: 7.30pm   
    Reading room: Tuesday and Friday 12.00 - 3.00pm 
    01865 557605  
    website | email

    The Salvation Army

    The Salvation Army Wytham Street, Oxford 
    Sunday worship meeting: 10.30am - 12.00pm 
    01865 246278 
     | email

    New Churches

    Emmanuel Church Oxford Spires Academic, Glanville Road & Cowley Road Methodist Church 
    Sunday service: 10:30am, Oxford Spires Academy  
    Thursday fellowship: 7:15pm, Cowley Road Methodist Church  
    Hope Vineyard Sunday service: 10:30am
    website | email | instagram
    Marston Neighbourhood Church St. Michael's School, Marston Road, Marston 
    Sunday services: 10.30am, 7.45pm 
    Senior Pastor: David Earl 
    01865 728097 
    website | email
    New Life Covenant Church New Road Baptist Church, Bonn Square 
    Sunday service: 2.00pm
    Pastoral Leader: Bishop Elect Memory Tapfumaneyi  
    07748 644977  
    email | website
    Oxford Community Church The King's Centre, Osney Mead 
    Sunday service: 10.30am 
    Minister: Steve Jones 
    01865 297420  
    River of Life Church 55 Edgeway Road, Marston & United Reformed Church, 352 Marston Road, Marston 
    Sunday services:  11:00am (55 Edgeway Road) and 5:30pm (United Reformed Church)                                                                         
    Pastor: Marcus Roberts 
    07717 804441  
    Trinity Church Oxford Oxford Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre, Littlegate Street 
    Sunday service: 6.00pm 
    Senior Pastor: Peter Comont 
    email | website
    Word Fountain Christian Ministries 73 Hollow Way Oxford OX4 2ND 
    Sunday Service: 11:00 am 
    Senior Pastor: Dupe Adefala 
    email | website

    Other Christian groups

    First Sunday  
    "A fellowship for Christian people who are LGBT, and their allies."
    St. Columba's URC, Alfred Street, Oxford 
    Meetings: first Sunday of every month, 7.15pm 
    01865 980695  
    Oxford Christian Fellowship for Chinese Students email | website | Facebook
    hOME St. Albans Church, Charles Street 
    Sunday services: 5.00pm 
    contact | Home website

    Dr. Gyan Gopal is the Hindu Faith Adviser to Oxford Brookes University.

    Oxford Hindu Temple Project:

    Hindu Community Prayers

    Kennington Village Hall when available  
    Second Sunday of every month 

    Sadly, the Oxford Humanists closed their doors in 2020. For details of Humanists UK, please see below.

    Humanists UK

    A national organisation formerly known as the British Humanist Association. Visit the website for details of events, pastoral care, and how to organise a Humanist celebration of birth, death, or marriage.

    website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube

    Oxford Jewish Congregation 21 Richmond Road, Oxford 
    01865 514356 or 07525 785200 
    email | website

    As well as Mosques and community centres in the City of Oxford, there are rooms available for prayer on campus. The Muslim Chaplain to Oxford Brookes is Sheikh Ramzy.

    Central Oxford Mosque  Manzil Way, Oxford OX4 
    Madina Masjid Stanley Road, Cowley 
    01865 366200 
    MECO (Muslim Educational Centre of Oxford) 146 London Road, Oxford   
    01865 766032 
    Gurdwara Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji Oxford 295 - 297 London Road, Headington 
    01865 765611 or 07730 222260 


    The Baha'is of Oxford




    Oxford Pagan Circle