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.
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...
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...
'At Your Leisure' Gathering Cycle

‘At Your Leisure’ Gathering Cycle

Details of our latest cycle of gatherings for Autumn 2014 focussing on play and leisure.
'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...
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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...
Robert Ellis on 'At Your Leisure' (audio)

Robert Ellis on ‘At Your Leisure’ (audio)

Robert Ellis on ‘At Your Leisure’ by Homecommunity on Mixcloud
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...
Voice from the Margins #3 - Nahum

Voice from the Margins #3 – Nahum

Post by Home : an experimental Christian community in Oxford.
Harvest Festival 2014

Harvest Festival 2014

  We return to the Isis Farmhouse barn – scene of many of our ‘special’ gatherings – for another Harvest Festival on Sunday 12th October 2014. These have always been really lovely gatherings and important ones for us as we seek to try and harmonise our spirituality more closely¬†with the natural world. So come along...
'Voices from the Margins' Meditative Gathering

‘Voices from the Margins’ Meditative Gathering

Post by Home : an experimental Christian community in Oxford.
Voices from the Margins #1 - Bishop John on Hosea (audio)

Voices from the Margins #1 – Bishop John on Hosea (audio)

Bishop John Pritchard joined the Home Community for its first gathering in the ‘Voices from the Margins’ gathering cycle – where we are exploring the ‘minor prophets’ of the Old Testament. Listen in again as he shares some perspectives on the prophet Hosea and his message. Voices from the Margins #1 : Bishop John on...
'Voices from the Margins'

‘Voices from the Margins’

Details of our latest gathering cycle for September/October 2014 exploring the message of the minor prophets of the Old Testament
'Coming Home' final gathering & Farewell to the Freers (image gallery)

‘Coming Home’ final gathering & Farewell to the Freers (image gallery)

Sunday 27th July 2014 – we ended our ‘Coming Home’ gathering cycle and bade a sad farewell to the Freer family who are leaving us for pastures new. We will miss them! [Show as slideshow]
'Coming Home' - Beau's talk (audio)

‘Coming Home’ – Beau’s talk (audio)

Listen in again to Beau Stephenson’s talk when he came to share his reflections on ‘Coming Home’ at the Home Community eucharist on Sunday 20th July 2014.   Beau Stephenson on ‘Coming Home’ by Homecommunity on Mixcloud
'Coming Home' - Matt's talk (audio)

‘Coming Home’ – Matt’s talk (audio)

Listen in to Matt's talk from the first gathering in the 'Coming Home' cycle.
'Coming Home'

‘Coming Home’

Details of the last cycle before our summer 'recess' - 'Coming Home'. We will be exploring the theme of homecoming. Read on for more information.