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St Matthew Oxhey

 Fr David Shepherd   Vicar

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Sunday 21st August

Trinity 13

9.30am Sung Eucharist:

Sidesmen: John & Marilyn

Chalice: Margaret & Richard

Intercessions: Marilyn

Reader: Sally

Coffee: Anne & Dick

11.15am Bushey Baptist Worship.


Thursday 25th August

10am Holy Eucharist


Sunday 28th August

Trinity 14

9.30am All Age Eucharist

Sidesmen: SMAYT

Chalice: Debbie & Sandy

Intercessions: Hamish


Coffee: to be confirmed

11.15am Bushey Baptist Worship.



Toddler Group: It is with great regret that, due to a lack of volunteers to run it and a drop in the number of children attending regularly St Matthews Mums and Toddler Group will not be reopening in September.

Our 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 - Watford St Luke’s. The Peace Hospice


In our community - Field Road and Firbank Drive


Birthday - Bob Best


Preparing for  Marriage - James Muriithi & Anne Murimi  

Paul Fidler & Annie Walker  


In Particular Need - Bill Reed, Sid Carpenter, Liz Edwards, Gillian Baker Cresswell


Years Mind - George Turdy, Kath Rosson, Olive Moore, Sidney Skinner

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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