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The Parish Church of

St Matthew Oxhey

 Fr David Shepherd   Vicar

Fr David Shepherd

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St Matthew’s Oxhey Community Book Swap & Craft Club


 Next meeting on Thursday 19th October 2-4pm.  

For more information visit our website: speak to Daphne Boskey, Pip Leese or Margaret Tabor or email

In order to keep those who are interested in touch we have set up a emailing list so that we can remind people of events and let them know if there is anything special going on.  We did not take email addresses from members of the congregation on the day, but it will be helpful if you could complete the list at the back of the church, or email us if you would like to be included on this list.

How does it work?

For every book you bring along you can take a book away to read. If you don’t have a book to bring along you can still borrow one to get you started in return for a small donation. We will also have refreshments - tea, coffee etc - so you can sit and have a chat with old or new friends. There will be a children’s area with toys to keep them amused so you can relax.


Sunday Bookswap and Table Top Sale

The Ultimate Recycling Experience

For many years we have had regular bring and buy sales in aid of local charities offering pre-loved items at reasonable prices. Starting this month, this will be on the 4th Sunday of every month and will be combined with a new, extra Sunday opening time for Bookswap so that those of you who can’t come on a Thursday afternoon can still take part. Light refreshments will be available.



Date: Sunday 22nd October

Times: Between 10.30am and 12.30pm

Place: In the church hall (behind the church)

Our current charity is Bushey and Oxhey CARE - for more details about this service please see our charities section. The service was started over 40 years ago by local churches and is still providing transport for elderly, disabled and housebound people within the area, to medical appointments, shops and local services. Though it is run entirely by unpaid volunteers, costs keep on going up - for example, telephone expenses have risen hugely - and donations are the only source of income. Who knows which of us may one day need the service (if we don't already use it)? So please support our efforts this autumn!  


Please join us for

Afternoon Tea with songs by One Voice and a raffle

Saturday 28th October

2.00 – 4.00pm (please arrive in time for the choir to sing at 2pm)

St Matthew’s Church Hall, Eastbury Road, Oxhey, WD19 4ST

Tickets £5.00

To confirm your place, or for further information, please contact the office

T: 020 8416 0733

We’d love to have your company

*Wheelchair accessible *Disabled toilets *Parking

All proceeds will go to the Barbara Bus Fund Registered Charity Number: 257507