Welcome to the website for the Church of St Andrew in Oddington, Oxfordshire. We have set up this site to share with visitors the history and architecture of this beautiful mediaeval church and its surrounds.
Service of pilgrimage
On 3 October 2021 a “Service of pilgrimage” was held at the Church of St. Andrew, Oddington, Oxfordshire. The service had been planned for July 2020 but was postponed due to lock-down. It was a commemoration of the church being designated as a place of pilgrimage. Read more here
Nigel on BBC Radio Oxford
A Pilgrim’s Path
In furtherance of St. Andrew’s being a designated Church of Pilgrimage, the Rev. Lisa Holmes commissioned a painting by the renowned local artist, Sian Tezel. More here..
Church Electoral Roll
The Electoral Roll is a record of current Parishioners who fulfil the criteria (see form E2 APPLICATION FOR ENROLMENT) who thenhave the ability to participate and influence church life in the parish who by voting for Parochial Church Council (PCC) Officers and becoming members of the PCC after 6 months. It is also used to determine eligibility for election to the deanery, diocesan and general synods. In addition it is used for the calculation of the number of representatives who may be elected to each of these synods in the following year.
Data is kept solely for this purpose and will be kept confidentially (please see Electoral Roll Privacy Notice attached to the Church notice board).
In order to keep this record up to date, please could you kindly request a form(s) and I will deliver directly to your door!
Secretary to St.Andrew’s Church Oddington PCC
Easter pilgrimage from St. Andrew’s, Oddington – An account by Nigel Lambert, Churchwarden
We are very proud of the fact that St. Andrew’s is designated as a Church of Pilgrimage and a member of the Small Pilgrim Places Network. The church was closed for nine months last year through major repairs and Covid. We needed to kick-start our activities and so I thought that Easter was a good time to do a pilgrimage. On my wish-list was Dorchester-on-Thames Abbey. Read the full journey here….