Events

Reflective Study Days, Quiet Days & Talks

Please scroll down this page and click on the links to find out more about our Study Days, Quiet Days & Talks, and other forthcoming and past events.

A large number of our past events have been recorded.  To access links to these recordings please click here: [ Recorded Events ]

Please pencil the following events in your diary; we will publish more information nearer the time:

#  26th February 2022 Two Talks/Zoom sessions led by Revd Canon Mark Oakley, Dean of Chapel, St John's College, Cambridge, entitled 'Life remains a blessing: Lent with W.H.Auden'.

#  14th May 2022 an event led by Rt Revd Dr Rowan Williams, entitled 'Christian Imagination in Wales'


Forthcoming Events

Venue: St Michael at the North Gate
Date(s): 06 Jan 2022

Time: 17.00 (5pm)

Cost: tbc

OCSG is delighted to announce a BOOK LAUNCH entitled

Collected Poems and Meanderings
by Ben Simpson

To pre-order in time for Christmas,  
contact Ben Simpson   

written in memory of his wife
Revd Georgie Simpson, who founded OCSG in 2009
after 20 years of Parish Ministry in Oxford. 

The Book Launch is hosted by Revd Anthony Buckley,
City Rector and Vicar, St Michael at the North Gate, Oxford.

The Book Launch will be held
on Thursday 6th January 2022, at 5pm
at St Michael at the North Gate Church, Oxford.

There will be a brief Epiphany Service
followed by 2 or 3 short readings and reflections
and refreshments

Reviews:
"Ben Simpson writes with poise and great craftmanship. Take Ben's book with you as you travel. It is food for any pilgrim and manna for the soul".

"Time and again what is familiar has new light shone on it, forcing us to see and feel differently. This is a book to treasure".

"A thing of beauty. Quiet, quirky, humorous and wise".

Contact Ben Simpson if you wish to pre-order a copy of the book (£9.00 + £2.50 P&P). 
Advance copies will be available before Christmas.
All profits from the sale of this book will be given to OCSG.

 PLEASE REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND THE BOOK LAUNCH.
There is no charge for attendance by those registering.

 

Previous Events

Venue: zoom session

Date(s): 23 Oct 2021

Venue: zoom session

Date(s): 10 Jul 2021

Venue: zoom session

Date(s): 13 Feb 2021

Venue: Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford

Date(s): 13 Mar 2020

Venue: Corpus Christi College

Date(s): 15 Feb 2020

Venue: St Michael at the North Gate

Date(s): 30 Nov 2019

Venue: Corpus Christi College

Date(s): 19 Oct 2019

Venue: St Michael at the North Gate

Date(s): 18 May 2019

Venue: Oxford Quakers Meeting House

Date(s): 04 May 2019

Venue: Oxford Quakers Meeting House

Date(s): 03 May 2019

Venue: St Michael at the North Gate

Date(s): 23 Feb 2019

Venue: Wolfson College, Leonard Wolfson Auditorium

Date(s): 14 Feb 2019

Venue: St Giles Church, Oxford

Date(s): 29 Nov 2018

Venue: Wolfson College, Leonard Wolfson Auditorium

Date(s): 25 Oct 2018

Venue: Corpus Christi College

Date(s): 20 Oct 2018

Venue: St Giles Church, Oxford

Date(s): 20 May 2018

Venue: Corpus Christi College

Date(s): 24 Mar 2018

Venue: St Mary the Virgin, Kirtlington

Date(s): 28 Feb 2018

Venue: St Michael at the North Gate

Date(s): 10 Feb 2018

Venue: St Giles Church, Oxford

Date(s): 13 Dec 2017

Venue: St Giles Church, Oxford

Date(s): 25 Nov 2017

Venue: Corpus Christi College

Date(s): 11 Nov 2017

Venue: Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford

Date(s): 12 Oct 2017

Venue: To be announced

Date(s): 30 Jul 2017

Venue: St Barnabas Church, Oxford

Date(s): 07 Jul 2017

Venue: St Giles Church, Oxford

Date(s): 21 Jun 2017

Venue: St Michael at the North Gate

Date(s): 25 Mar 2017

Venue: St Giles Church, Oxford

Date(s): 08 Mar 2017

Venue: St Giles Church, Oxford

Date(s): 02 Mar 2017

Venue: Corpus Christi College

Date(s): 25 Feb 2017

Venue: St Michael at the North Gate

Date(s): 03 Dec 2016

Venue: Corpus Christi College

Date(s): 12 Nov 2016

Venue: St Giles Church, Oxford

Date(s): 13 Oct 2016, 20 Oct 2016, 27 Oct 2016, 03 Nov 2016, 10 Nov 2016, 17 Nov 2016, 24 Nov 2016, 01 Dec 2016

Venue: St Giles Church, Oxford

Date(s): 29 Sep 2016

Venue: the Meditatio Centre St Marks Church, Myddelton Square London EC1R 1XX

Date(s): 07 May 2016

Venue: St Giles Church, Oxford

Date(s): 28 Apr 2016, 05 May 2016, 12 May 2016, 19 May 2016, 26 May 2016, 02 Jun 2016, 09 Jun 2016, 16 Jun 2016

Venue: St Giles Church, Oxford

Date(s): 14 Apr 2016

Venue: St Mary the Virgin, Iffley

Date(s): 25 Mar 2016

Venue: St Michael at the North Gate

Date(s): 05 Dec 2015

Venue: St Giles Church, Oxford

Date(s): 28 Nov 2015

Venue: Corpus Christi College

Date(s): 31 Oct 2015

Venue: St Giles Church, Oxford

Date(s): 30 Sep 2015

Venue: St Giles Church, Oxford

Date(s): 30 Apr 2015, 07 May 2015, 14 May 2015, 21 May 2015, 28 May 2015, 04 Jun 2015, 11 Jun 2015, 18 Jun 2015

Venue: St Michael at the North Gate

Date(s): 21 Mar 2015

Venue: St Giles Church, Oxford

Date(s): 22 Jan 2015, 29 Jan 2015, 05 Feb 2015, 12 Feb 2015, 19 Feb 2015, 26 Feb 2015, 05 Mar 2015, 12 Mar 2015

Venue: St Michael at the North Gate

Date(s): 29 Nov 2014

Venue: St Giles Church, Oxford

Date(s): 26 Nov 2014

Venue: Corpus Christi College

Date(s): 22 Nov 2014

Venue: St Giles Church, Oxford

Date(s): 16 Oct 2014, 23 Oct 2014, 30 Oct 2014, 06 Nov 2014, 13 Nov 2014, 20 Nov 2014, 27 Nov 2014, 04 Dec 2014

Venue: St Michael at the North Gate

Date(s): 03 Oct 2014

Venue: St Giles Church, Oxford

Date(s): 04 Jun 2014

Venue: St Barnabas Church, Oxford

Date(s): 09 May 2014, 06 Jun 2014

Venue: St Giles Church, Oxford

Date(s): 01 May 2014, 08 May 2014, 15 May 2014, 22 May 2014, 29 May 2014, 05 Jun 2014, 12 Jun 2014, 19 Jun 2014

Venue: St Giles Church, Oxford

Date(s): 24 Apr 2014

Venue: St Giles Church, Oxford

Date(s): 29 Mar 2014

Venue: Blackfriars Priory

Date(s): 13 Mar 2014

Venue: The Parish Rooms, next to St Giles Church, Oxford

Date(s): 23 Jan 2014, 30 Jan 2014, 06 Feb 2014, 13 Feb 2014, 20 Feb 2014, 27 Feb 2014, 06 Mar 2014, 13 Mar 2014

Venue: St Marys Church, Kidlington

Date(s): 14 Dec 2013

Venue: Wolfson College, Leonard Wolfson Auditorium

Date(s): 28 Nov 2013

Venue: Corpus Christi College

Date(s): 23 Nov 2013

Venue: Oxford Quakers Meeting House

Date(s): 16 Nov 2013

Venue: Oxford Quakers Meeting House

Date(s): 15 Nov 2013

Venue: Oxford Centre for Mission Studies, St Philip & St James Church

Date(s): 09 Nov 2013

Venue: Oxford Quakers Meeting House

Date(s): 19 Oct 2013

Venue: The Parish Rooms, next to St Giles Church, Oxford

Date(s): 17 Oct 2013, 24 Oct 2013, 31 Oct 2013, 07 Nov 2013, 14 Nov 2013, 21 Nov 2013, 28 Nov 2013, 05 Dec 2013

Venue: St Giles Church, Oxford

Date(s): 25 Apr 2013, 02 May 2013, 09 May 2013, 16 May 2013, 16 May 2013, 23 May 2013, 30 May 2013, 06 Jun 2013, 13 Jun 2013

Venue: St Giles Church, Oxford

Date(s): 07 Mar 2013

Venue: The Music Room, The Gables, Eynsham

Date(s): 23 Feb 2013

Venue: St Marys Church, Kidlington

Date(s): 08 Dec 2012

Venue: St Giles Church, Oxford

Date(s): 29 Nov 2012

Venue: Corpus Christi College

Date(s): 17 Nov 2012

Venue: St Michael at the North Gate

Date(s): 13 Oct 2012

Venue: St Giles Church, Oxford

Date(s): 21 Jun 2012

Venue: St Margarets Church, Oxford

Date(s): 26 May 2012

Venue: Oxford Quakers Meeting House

Date(s): 21 Apr 2012

Venue: St Giles Church, Oxford

Date(s): 22 Mar 2012

Venue: St Andrews Church, Linton Road, Oxford

Date(s): 20 Feb 2012

Venue: All Saints Convent, Oxford

Date(s): 03 Dec 2011

Venue: Stanton House Retreat Centre, Oxford

Date(s): 30 Nov 2011

Venue: All Saints Convent, Oxford

Date(s): 14 Aug 2011

Venue: Freeland Convent

Date(s): 28 Mar 2011

Venue: Begbroke Priory

Date(s): 23 Oct 2010

Venue: Christ Church College, Oxford (The Priory Room)

Date(s): 02 Oct 2010

Venue: St Giles Church, Oxford

Date(s): 30 Sep 2010

Venue: Begbroke Priory

Date(s): 13 Mar 2010

Venue: St Theosevia CSG

Date(s): 23 Jan 2010

Venue: Lincoln College, Oxford

Date(s): 12 Dec 2009

Venue: Keble College, Oxford

Date(s): 07 Nov 2009