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.
'Walking with Jesus' - Easter season gatherings

‘Walking with Jesus’ – Easter season gatherings

Details of our gatherings for the Easter season 2017
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.
Values

Values

Our newly revised set of values - these are the things that make Home Home!
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 is...
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...
'Across the Divide' - Matt Rees (audio)

‘Across the Divide’ – Matt Rees (audio)

We live in a tribal world – how can we reach across the divide? Perhaps if we understand what’s going below the surface, and understand how tribalism affects our sense of identity and safety, we might be able to connect? Amongst other cultural references Matt refers to Frankie Goes to Hollywood and The Life of...
'Trinity' - Matt Rees (audio)

‘Trinity’ – Matt Rees (audio)

Matt shares some thoughts on the notion of God as Trinity. Instead of getting bogged down in the technical theological aspects of Trinity as a doctrine, he asks why it matters that we conceive of God as a Trinity? What are the implications for our values and how we do things?
Complexity & Simplicity (John 14) - Matt Rees (audio)

Complexity & Simplicity (John 14) – Matt Rees (audio)

Matt shares some brief reflections from John 14 – the disciples are confused as, so often, are we. How can we honour the complexity of our lives and yet find the simplicity we long for?
'Christ the Good Shepherd' (Audio)

‘Christ the Good Shepherd’ (Audio)

Here’s the audio recording of Matt’s talk from the Home Community gathering on 7/5/17.
Fiona on St Thomas

Fiona on St Thomas

Here’s an audio recording from our gathering on 23rd April – the first of our gatherings on the theme ‘Walking with Jesus’. Fiona shares her thoughts on St Thomas.  
Holy Week Gatherings

Holy Week Gatherings

Here are our gatherings for Holy Week 2017
Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

Details of our Ash Wednesday gathering
Salt & Light - Matt Rees (audio)

Salt & Light – Matt Rees (audio)

Audio recording of Matt's talk at the Home Community gathering on Sunday 5th February
Advent 3 : Matt's talk - 'I feel like I'm waiting for something that is never going to happen' (audio)

Advent 3 : Matt’s talk – ‘I feel like I’m waiting for something that is never going to happen’ (audio)

Here’s the audio recording of Matt’s talk at the Home Community gathering on Sunday 11th December, 2016. It was the 3rd Sunday of Advent and Matt was exploring themes of waiting and desire as well as exploring the traditional view of the second coming of Christ. Listen in here!
Advent!

Advent!

Details of our gatherings for the season of Advent 2016
Harvest 2016

Harvest 2016

On Sunday 16th October we have our Harvest gathering. This is an opportunity to give thanks for the bounty of the earth and to pray for those in need. There will be stuff for the kids to do and a simple ritual for the adults too. We’ll be back in the lovely rustic surroundings of...
Picnic Liturgies

Picnic Liturgies

Details of our gatherings for August 2016