Situated between the Cotswold towns of Witney and Charlbury, our four churches provide a sacred space at the heart of this beautiful region of West Oxfordshire. These welcoming churches enable people from all walks of life, from inside and outside the villages, to sustain the sacred centre.

Forest Edge Benefice

sustaining the sacred centre

The Forest Edge Benefice includes the following churches:

St James’ Church, The High Street, Ramsden, Oxfordshire OX7 3AU

Holy Trinity Church, Witney Road, Finstock, Oxfordshire OX7 3DG

St Michael and All Angels Church, Lower End, Leafield, Oxfordshire OX29 9PG

St Peter’s Church, Wilcote, Oxfordshire OX7 3EA

Contact us:

Please visit any of our churches.

Rev’d Paul Mansell (Vicar)
The Vicarage, Mount Skippett,
Ramsden, Oxon. OX7 3AP
01993 868687

Mrs Jane Hanson (Benefice Administrator)
01993 868264





Sunday 25th November  

10.30am, Holy Communion, CW, Finstock, Benefice Service


Sunday 2nd December
4.00pm, Advent Carol Service by candlelight, Finstock

Mulled wine and mince pies will be served after the service


Tuesday 4th December
6.00pm, Carol Service, Leafield

After the Christmas Tree lights have been switched on and the lanterns have made their way around the village.













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Four parishes within the Cotswolds