Home is a progressive, all-age, Christian community of spiritual seekers sharing spiritual practices in the city of Oxford, UK. Home is part of the Anglican Diocese of Oxford.
'Drop Anchor' - Contemplative Prayer for Lent 2015

‘Drop Anchor’ – Contemplative Prayer for Lent 2015

Details of our weekly contemplative prayer gatherings for Lent 2015
Lent 2015 Cycle

Lent 2015 Cycle

"Into the desert in search of God and our true selves in this season of letting go". Details of our gathering cycle for Lent 2015.
'Home is 10' Film

‘Home is 10′ Film

Watch the 10th Anniversary film!
Hub

Hub

Hub is an opportunity to go deeper into the cycle theme. Each cycle there will be two or three central midweek gatherings (i.e. this will be the only gathering that week) led or facilitated by Matt, which will help us to look in more depth at the theme of the...
Huddle Directory

Huddle Directory

Huddles are our small groups meeting on the first and/or third Wednesdays of the month with a variety of foci. Here is a list of current Huddles.
Community Blog

Community Blog

Check out the latest entries by the 'blogger-in-residence' on the Home Community blog - reflections on what we're learning and what we're doing in our community as well as other thoughts and clippings from around the web.
About us

About us

Find out more about who we are and the history of the Home community here.
Giving

Giving

The Home Community receives no financial support from the Diocese of Oxford and is entirely dependent on the giving of its members to operate the way it does. This includes paying the stipend of a half-time clergy person and rental of the building we use. This means that our budget...
Latest entries

Welcome!

Welcome to the website of the Home Community – a church community in the city of Oxford, UK. We aspire to offer a fresh take on what it means to be a group of people following in the way of Christ, our teacher. Take a look around our site for more information about what that...
Homily for the First Sunday of Lent - Matt

Homily for the First Sunday of Lent – Matt

The text of Matt's talk for the First Sunday of Lent on Sunday February 22nd, 2015
Ash Wednesday 2015

Ash Wednesday 2015

Lent is just around the corner. Come and join us for our Ash Wednesday gathering marking the beginning of this holy, penitential season. There will be prayers, readings, reflections and the imposition of ashes (the sign of the cross in ash on your forehead). It’s a beautiful way to enter the season of lent which...
'Who Are We?'

‘Who Are We?’

On Sunday 4th January we begin a new cycle of gatherings where we will be exploring what have been the core values of our church community. These 6 values are meant to define who we are – but do they still name accurately our life together and our aspirations for who we want to become?...
Beer and Carols 2014 - images

Beer and Carols 2014 – images

Another cracking Beer and Carols at the Isis last night (14th December). The musicians really pulled the stops out, the vibers did a great job with the winter greenery decorations, the kids looked great in their nativity dressing up outfits, the readers read like they meant it, the beer was great, the candles shone, the...

Choose your preferred date for the 2015 weekend away!

Voting for this has now closed. And the result is…….this year’s weekend away will be on the weekend of 25th-27th September.What’s your preferred date for the 2015 weekend away?
Beer & Carols 2014

Beer & Carols 2014

Join us on Sunday 14th December at 4pm for our by-now-traditional Advent celebration. This is always a wonderful occasion and not one to be missed. Traditional carols, mulled wine, real ale, mince pies, candles….it doesn’t get more Christmassy! Our setting once again is the beautiful barn out the back of the Isis Farmhouse pub –...
Robert Ellis on 'At Your Leisure' (audio)

Robert Ellis on ‘At Your Leisure’ (audio)

Robert Ellis on ‘At Your Leisure’ by Homecommunity on Mixcloud
Christingle!

Christingle!

  Come and join us on Sunday 7th December for our Christingle Service – a great way to kick off the Advent season as we explore the meaning of a variety of symbols associated with the Advent Season. It’s great fun and you get to make something. And there are sweets involved! What could be...
Baptism Service

Baptism Service

Post by Home : an experimental Christian community in Oxford.
'At Your Leisure' - Matt Rees (audio)

‘At Your Leisure’ – Matt Rees (audio)

At the first gathering of our latest cycle – ‘At Your Leisure’ – Matt Rees, Chaplain to the Home Community, shares some thoughts and perspectives as we begin our search for a Christian perspective on play and leisure. If you missed it or would like to hear it again you can listen in here. ‘At...
'At Your Leisure'

‘At Your Leisure’

Details of our latest cycle of gatherings for Autumn 2014 focussing on play and leisure.
Voice from the Margins #3 - Nahum

Voice from the Margins #3 – Nahum

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