The Hambleden Valley Group of Churches

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Our Churches all have their own personalities and services but we have many joint services and other events, too.

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Latest sermons - Stephen Southgate - St Oswald
Lent Evensongs:
Guy Elsmore - Grace Stephen Cherry - Sin  Frances Dominica - Glory  
Frances Young - Sacrifice Joanna Collicutt - Salvation Brian Mountford - Hope

Coming up:-

    This Week in August

Wed 15
 10.15am, Eucharist,


            19th Aug 2018 
9am   Holy Communion, Fingest and Frieth.
11am  Holy Communion, Hambleden
          and Medmenham. 


             Looking Ahead 
    HARVEST FESTIVALS please click here

6 Oct
  3pm, Animal Blessing, Turville
7 Oct    10am, Confirmation at Hambleden.
2 Nov    7.30pm, All Soul's Service, Turville.
11 Nov  10.50pm Royal British Legion 
            Remembrance Service, Turville.

An opportunity for


with the Bishop of Oxford

10.00 a.m. SUNDAY 7th OCTOBER

St Mary‘s Hambleden

Preparation Classes:

Monday 10th + 24th September

Children 6pm, Adults 8pm

Hambleden Rectory – RG9 6RS

Please contact Stephen on 01491 571 321

The Churches of the Hambleden Valley
please click on a church for services this month, history and pics etc

  Map of the Hambleden Valley   Location Map from A Church Near You

 Ministry Team

     Rev Stephen Southgate

The Rectory,
Oxon RG9 6RS
01491 571231

Associate Priest
Rev Sue Morton

The Vicarage, Turville,
Oxon RG9 6QU
01491 639286

Welcome Message

Lay Minister

Jenny Roughan,
336 Main Road,
Walters Ash,
High Wycombe, Bucks HP14 4TS
01494 565242

Lay Minister

John Kimberley,
Fieldfares, Ferry Lane,
, Marlow,
Bucks SL7 2EZ
01491 413155


Other Clergy who help regularly

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Penny McLeish
01491 571288


Special Services

Full list through the church year

Midweek and Occasional

All Souls Service
Animal Blessing Service
First Sundays
Healing Service
Maundy Thursday
Plough Sunday
Prayers for Peace
Royal British Legion
Service of Remembrance

Parish Groups
Full List
            Barney's Toddler Group            
Bell Ringing
Church Mice at Turville
Churches Tea Club
Good Friday Club
Music in the Churches
Turville School Trust

Useful info.

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Mission Action Plans

Ministry Team
- Promote a sense of
Group Identity
- Develop gifts for informal worship
- Nurture small groups
- Encourage children's & family worship
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Charitable Giving
Some organisations we
have supported recently


Group Magazine
back issues to download
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Photo Gallery of some of our events
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Archive photos

Open-air Communion, Fingest 5.8.18

Prayer Walk Frieth To Fingest 7.7.18

Sue Morton and friends, Palm Sunday 25.3.18

Stephen blessing the RSBAA Ploughing match Oct 2017

Turville Animal Blessing 7.10.17

Annette becomes Reader Emeritus

Frieth Lent Lunch 2017

Walkers Cafe, Fingest 5.2.17

Lent Lunch in Hambleden Village Hall

Railway Nativity at Fawley Hill 11.12.16

Remembrance Sunday at Medmenham 13.11.16

Sue Morton blesses Frieth Hilly race, 16.10.16

Animal blessing, Turville, 8.10.16

Celebration for Sue Morton's licensing, Turville 11.9.16

Men's Day Car Washing 29.8.16

Stephen Southgate before his service of Collation 30.6.16

Party at Fawley for the Queen's 90th Birthday 12.6.16

Sue Morton and the choir at the vintage tractor run 15.5.16

Rogation Prayer walk, Fingest, Cadmore End and St James 7.5.16

Rogation Blessing, Frieth churchyard 1.5.16

Good Friday Club (photo Frieth School)

Easter Garden at Frieth 27.3.16

Palm Sunday, Fingest, 20.3.16 with Mingle the pony

Fairtrade breakfast in Turville 6.3.16

Candlemas at Fingest 31.1.16

Paul Webb hanging the chancel arch swag, Hambleden 17.12.2015

Royal British Legion Service of Remembrance, Fawley 8.11.2015

Winner of the 'Great Hambleden Bake Off' by Julia Lacey 18.10.15

Sue Morton blesses runners at Frieth Hilly 11.10.15

photo Henley Standard

Turville Church Mice outing to Salisbury Cathedral 10.10.15

Children's scarecrows Frieth Harvest Festival 27.9.15

Mieke blessing Indie - Animal blessing 3.10.15

Sarah and Jeremy's farewell service 23.8.15

Enactment of the signing of Magna Carta 14.6.15

Bishop Alan Wilson and Rev Sue Morton, Palm Sunday, Frieth 29.3.15

Palm Sunday 13.4.2014 Fingest

Charles Gray, Christine Wells and Harry Sloper receive Maundy Money from The Queen 28.3.2013

Royal British Legion Service of Remembrance, Medmenham 11.11.2012

Queen's Diamond Jubilee street party, Hambleden, 4.6.2012

'The Last Supper' Maundy Thursday, Frieth

Palm Sunday Procession, Turville

Animal Blessing Service

Car washing to raise money for St Mary's, Hambleden

John blesses vintage tractor run for Air Ambulance from Turville (photo Henley Standard)

Palm Sunday Procession, Frieth

Turville Garden Party 'Splat the Vicar'

David carrying the sheaves at Hambleden Harvest Festival

Station Master, Revd. John, at the Railway Nativity

Verger, Alan, at Hambleden

Christine, Director of Music

Royal British Legion Remembrance Sunday Parade at Medmenham

Bellringers at Hambleden

Medmenham riverside service with Eternal Praise Choir from Luton

Wynyard at the Easter Bonnet Parade at Hambleden

Following the wedding tradition at Fingest

Easter Eve Baptism at Hambleden

A visit (?) by Bishop Alan

Open-air Valley Eucharist at Fingest

Fingest's Inner City Link - St James, Lower Clapton

Prayer Walk at Fingest

Turville supports 'Make Poverty History'

original web design by Alistair

all material (c) Rector of Hambleden with additional information from
'The Churches of the Hambleden Valley' by Wycombe District Council