Services for the Parish of Woolstone with Gotherington and Oxenton

Incumbent: The team rector is the Rev’d Tim Garrett. The position of team vicar (since July 2021) is in vacancy.

The parish is part of a United Benefice with Bishop’s Cleeve and Southam.  

All enquiries about baptisms, weddings and funerals should be made to the Church Office at St Michael’s Centre, School Road, Bishop’s Cleeve, Cheltenham, GL52 8BA,
tel. no 07354 874617,

email addresses:

or general enquiries to:


St. Martin de Tours, Woolstone, GL52 9RG
St. John the Baptist, Oxenton, GL52 9SE


Mr Michael Bower, Church Cottage, Oxenton, GL52 9SE, tel. no. 01242 672900
Mr Bob Wickens, 6 Cowslip Drive, Bishop’s Cleeve, GL52 8ET, tel. no. 01242 679345

Services for December 2023:

You are assured of a warm welcome at all of our services and activities. 

Sunday, 3rd December 2023 
10.00 a.m. Holy Communion at Oxenton

Sunday, 10th December 2023 
10.00 a.m. Holy Communion at Woolstone

Sunday, 17th December 2023 
3.30 p.m. Carols for Christmas at Gotherington Village Hall                    

Saturday, 23rd December 2023
4.00 p.m. Carol Service at Oxenton

Sunday, 24th December 2023, Christmas Eve
4.00 p.m. Crib Service at Woolstone    11.15 p.m. Midnight Holy Communion at Oxenton

Monday, 25th December 2023, Christmas Day
10.00 a.m. Holy Communion at Woolstone

Sunday, 31st December 2023
No service in the parish

This information was renewed on Friday, 1st December 2023.