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St Matthew Oxhey

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Sunday 26th July

Trinity 8

9.30am All Age Eucharist

Canon Pam Wise

Reader: Adrian Gray Intercessor: Debbie Lim


Thursday 30th July

10am Holy Eucharist

Rev. Geoffrey Farrar


Sunday 2nd August

Trinity 9

9.30am Sung Eucharist

Reader: Bob Best Intercessor: Roger Tabor


Thursday 6th August

10am Holy Eucharist


Sunday 9th August

Trinity 10

9.30am Sung Eucharist


Thursday 13th August

10am Holy Eucharist


Sunday 16th August

Trinity 11

9.30am Sung Eucharist


Celebrating the Eucharist at St Matthew'sOur main service at 9.30am each Sunday morning is a Sung Eucharist taken from Common Worship. We have a tradition of healing ministry through prayer and laying on of hands & anointing takes place roughly bi-monthly.

Our All Age Eucharist is held at 9.30am on on the 3rd Sunday of each month. This is an inclusive act of worship centred around Holy Communion.

Holy Communion is the first service on Sunday and is said at 8am. Once a month we use the Book of Common Prayer for this quiet act of worship.


The Lady Chapel may be used as a focus for prayer.

There are candles to light and a board for requests, or email prayer requests to


Please pray this week for:


Watford Deanery - Christ Church & St Mark


In our community - Capel Road and Caroline Place


Nativity Stained Glass Window

Welcome to St Matthew’s

A friendly Church of England congregation in Watford, Herts.  We form part of   The Diocese of St Albans.

Need a hymn for a wedding, Christening or another special occasion?

We have a unique collection of hymns, written over the years by our organist, Roger Tabor.

The Lady Chapel’s Nativity Window c.1916

by Karl Parsons

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Look under ‘Services’ for more about our services at Christmas