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.
Epiphany Season

Epiphany Season

Details of our gatherings for the Epiphany season - beginning on Sunday 3rd January 2016
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...
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...
Matt Rees on 'Epiphanies'

Matt Rees on ‘Epiphanies’

Here’s the audio recording of Matt’s talk given at the Home Community gathering on Sunday 10th January – the day in the church year when we focus on the Baptism of Christ. Where can we expect to receive an epiphany and what can we do when they don’t come?? Matt Rees on ‘Epiphanies’ by Homecommunity...
Baptism of Christ pictures

Baptism of Christ pictures

Here are some photos from our gathering on Sunday 10th January – the Sunday known in the lectionary as ‘The Baptism of Christ’. We reaffirmed our baptismal vows at the font, Matt splashed everyone with water and then we blessed each other with water from the font, making the sign of the cross on each...
Epiphany Sunday pics & talk

Epiphany Sunday pics & talk

Photos and Matt's Talk from our Epiphany Sunday gathering
Matt's Christmas Day talk

Matt’s Christmas Day talk

Here’s the text of Matt’s short homily for Christmas given at the Christmas Day gathering at Bartlemas Chapel. Christmas Day 2015 John 1: 1-18 Homily ‘Have a Defiant Christmas’ G.K. Chesterton apparently said, “A religion that defies the world, should have a feast that defies the weather”. There is a defiance about Christmas that we...
Beer & Carols 2015 Photos

Beer & Carols 2015 Photos

Here’s some photos from our carol service at the Isis Farmhouse pub barn on December 20th 2015. [Show as slideshow]
Chris Thompson on 'Christ the King'

Chris Thompson on ‘Christ the King’

On the last Sunday in the church year, know as ‘Christ the King’, Chris Thompson shares his thoughts and reflections on this challenging theme. What does it mean for Christ to be a King? What different notions are there of kingship? How does life in Christ’s kingdom impact the way we understand our selves and...
Away Afternoon Photos

Away Afternoon Photos

Photos from our recent Community Afternoon Away
Advent!

Advent!

Details of our gatherings for Advent and Christmas
Home Saints

Home Saints

Yesterday at our All Saints eucharist we made saints of ourselves as you can see…
All Saints Day 2015

All Saints Day 2015

Details of our upcoming eucharist for All Saints day

Jo Duckles on ‘Electric Dreams’

Here’s a transcript of Jo’s talk from our gathering on Sunday 11th October. TECHNOLOGY. It’s a huge subject that’s transformed how we live and I believe is transforming our consciousness. I’m a journalist working for the Church of England and I’m finding myself not so much working with other writers and photographers but with techies...
'Electric Dreams'

‘Electric Dreams’

Details of our latest gathering cycle - beginning Sunday 20th September 2015 - looking at how we are shaped as human beings and people of faith by the technology we use.