St Swithun's Church
Kennington Oxford




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St Swithun's Church Kennington is the parish church of Kennington, situated 3 miles south of Oxford. St Swithun's is an active Church of England church with an enthusiastic congregation eager to help each other and the local community besides worshiping God.

St Swithun's Church InteriorChurch services are held each Sunday and Thursday, for service times please see the services page. For information how children can participate in our worship please see our specific children's section.

St Swithun's is part of the church liaison committee who organise acts of worship and other events during most months. More information about these can be found in the Church Liaison section of the site.

The church strives to assist the local community and within the voluntarily controlled day school, St Swithun's C of E (Controlled) Primary School. We collect for the homeless, we strive to involve local organisations in our activities and members of the congregation visit the sick, bereaved and those preparing for baptism. For more information about the church's outreach programme, please view the Outreach page.

Social and fundraising events are arranged throughout the year, more information about which can be found in the Social and Fundraising section of the site. There are also several church organisations, a Choir, the St Swithun's Guild and an active CHILDREN's CHURCH.


Church of England Safeguarding Policy

Locally the Safe Guarding Officers are
Fiona Sweeney ( 07394 644023)
Sue Sowden ( 07592 467516)

Social Services Safeguarding

Adults: 0845 0507666

Children: 0845 2262636

Emergency / out of hours (adult and children) 0800 833408


CHILDLINE 0800 1111

The Vicar's monthly letter can be found on the Vicar's Letter page

If you have any enquiries or would like any further information about anything please do contact the webmaster by emailing who will pass on your message to the appropriate person.


Last updated 13/08/2019


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