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.
'Neighbourhood' Gathering Cycle

‘Neighbourhood’ Gathering Cycle

Details of our new gathering cycle - helping us to connect more deeply with our local community
'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...
Neighbourhood All-Age gallery

Neighbourhood All-Age gallery

At our All-Age gathering for the ‘Neighbourhood’ cycle we heard the story of Zaccheus and we thought about how Jesus saw Zaccheus differently to how everyone else saw Zaccheus. We thought about the people we found it hard to be a good friend or neighbour to, and we made some crazy glasses and asked God...
Post-Code Art

Post-Code Art

At the meditative gathering in our ‘Neighbourhood’ cycle we used our post-codes as a focus as we silently prayed for a greater love for the places where we live. [Show as slideshow]
Katharine Thompson on 'Neighbourhood'

Katharine Thompson on ‘Neighbourhood’

Recorded at the Home Community gathering on Sunday 21st June – here’s Katharine sharing her thoughts on the topic of ‘Neighbourhood’. Katharine belongs to both the Home Community and the House 244 Community as well as working for Viva which is based in East Oxford. She has a passion for the East Oxford neighbourhood and...
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.
'Mess'

‘Mess’

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

‘Lent’

"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.