On demand services from the Diocese of Oxford

You can also view a full list of parishes offering online services.

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Services paused during August

Special services

Petertide ordinations

The ordination of priests and deacons takes place over two weekends in June and July. Visit for details and links to view.

2020 service for Licensed Lay Ministers

This was a public re-stream of the Annual Service for Licensed Lay Ministers taking place on Zoom.

Please pray for all those to be admitted and licensed, for their families and all who love and support them, and for their parishes and the people they will serve. The president is the Rt Revd Dr Steven Croft.

Bishop of Dorchester

On 24 November 2020 the Queen approved the appointment of the Venerable Gavin Collins, Archdeacon of the Meon, as the next Bishop of Dorchester.

The Bishop of Oxford announced the news at an online meeting streamed from Dorchester Abbey with over 100 civic leaders and local clergy in attendance. Bishop Gavin was consecrated Bishop of Dorchester on 14 April 2021.

Bishop Colin retired in November having served with great distinction as Bishop of Dorchester for the last 20 years. We have two very special services available online.
Michaelmas Ordinations
In this time of pandemic, the ordination of priests and deacons this Michaelmas took place at a number of churches. We are grateful to each of the church communities for being willing to live stream the service.
Links to watch recordings of each service (where available) are on our YouTube channel.
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