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.
'Mess' Gathering Cycle

‘Mess’ Gathering Cycle

Details of our gathering cycle on the theme of 'Mess' where we will be exploring the messiness of life and faith.
'Home is 10' Film

‘Home is 10′ Film

Watch the 10th Anniversary film!


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.


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 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...
Alan Ramsey on 'Mess' (audio)

Alan Ramsey on ‘Mess’ (audio)

Great to have Alan Ramsey – Associate Priest at the University Church of St Mary the Virgin – with us yesterday as our guest speaker in our ‘Mess’ cycle. Alan shared some really helpful perspectives (and made special reference to Tracey Emin’s work ‘Bed’). If you missed it or would like to listen in again...
Gabrielle on 'Mess' (audio)

Gabrielle on ‘Mess’ (audio)

If you missed it or would like to hear it again, here is an audio recording of Gabrielle’s talk on the theme of ‘Mess’ from the Home Community gathering on Sunday 26th April. Gabrielle Lambrick on ‘Mess’ by Homecommunity on Mixcloud
Stations of the Cross (gallery)

Stations of the Cross (gallery)

Here’s a selection of images from our Good Friday stations-of-the-cross installation when 14 members of Home reimagined the traditional stations.
Holy Week 2015

Holy Week 2015

Details of our gatherings for Holy Week
The Third Sunday of Lent - reflections from Tim Stead (audio)

The Third Sunday of Lent – reflections from Tim Stead (audio)

Great to have Tim Stead with us at our gathering yesterday. Tim is vicar of Holy Trinity Headington, Area Dean, friend of the Home Community and general all round nice guy. He shared his reflections on the scripture texts for the day and posed some interesting questions – why do we often react negatively to rules or...
'Drop Anchor' - Contemplative Prayer for Lent 2015

‘Drop Anchor’ – Contemplative Prayer for Lent 2015

Details of our weekly contemplative prayer gatherings for Lent 2015
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


"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.
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?