what we do

This tag describes things we're doing/have done. It's a bit of a diary for us, and hopefully it gives you an idea of what to expect if you'd like to join us one day - everyone welcome :-)

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We're not managing to meet much at the moment. But here's what we know:

Light and Love

Not much scheduled at the mo!

  • 8-10 June Camping at Bridge House
  • 21 June night prayer at Bethlehem chapel
  • 12 July night prayer at Bethlehem chapel
mayBe at North Hinksey park Jan 2018

We're small and feeling it at the moment. We hope that the list below will grow and blossom with Spring's warmth, but here's the things we have planned so far...

  • 15 Feb night prayer at Bethlehem chapel, All Saints Convent, St.  Mary's Rd in East Ox.

  • Sunday 25 Feb, 10:30am - lunch. Get together for little worship then a bring n shared lunch and community convo.

  • 25 March (Palm Sunday) indoor gathering at Tilly & Richard's

  • Sunday 4 March, meet for worship in Florence Park by bandstand.

Kite making

This month we're thinking about Jesus' appearances and making kites to remember his ascension - a mayBe tradition!

Photo of our Good Friday improvisation

We met on Good Friday at the Kidneys nature reserve in Oxford and as we walked we found spots to stop to read from the stations of the cross texts and do some singing. As an improvisation to engage with Jesus crucified we each took a flower to represent the beauty of Jesus the person and destroyed it. We dropped the petal remnants on the ground, and it fell in the dirt and some charcoal from a long-cold fire. Before we left we kneeled around it, like the women at the cross reaching up in sorrow.

Photo of some of mayBe

The theme will be HABITUS - the idea of lived theology embodied in our habits. We will consider our existing habits, good and bad, and consider cultivating new habits collectively and individually. A sort of new year's resolution for the soul!

Photos of our angels with music in their wings made at our retreat this year.

Dates in December:

  • Thurs 8th Dec - Les Robineau's house  - community meal 8pm - Area Dean, Rev Tim Stead is joining us. He would like to catchup with us regarding the future and aspirations of mayBe.
  • Sun 11th Dec - we joined in with St. James' Christingle
  • Sun 18th Dec - afternoon walk, beverages and carols at Debs' and Ali's

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