Serving the Witney Area in Life and Ministry

The Deanery of Witney is a local community in West Oxfordshire of neighbouring Church of England churches and congregations to the West of Oxford.

2015 Witney deanery parish boundaries

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Mission Grants

Each year the diocese gives the Deanery some money for Mission, which all parishes can apply for to support their projects in the theme of the Deanery priorities.  The below documents show the funds received and spent over the last few years.

Deanery Mission Grant 2015

Deanery Mission Grant 2016

Deanery Mission Grant 2017

Mission Fund Evaluation Report_2018

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Contact Us

Area Dean

The Reverend Dr.Tess Kuin Lawton


Assistant Area Deans

The Reverend Simon Kirby


The Reverend Margaret Dixon


Lay Chair 

Kirsty Morgan



Mr. David Eaton


Area Dean’s PA / Deanery Administrator


Parish Office,
St. Mary’s Church,
Church Green,
OX28 4AW

Safeguarding: who to contact in an emergency

If a child or adult is in immediate danger or requires immediate medical attention, call the emergency services on 999. If there are concerns about their immediate welfare, don’t delay: call Children and Adult’s Social care on 0345 050 7666 or the MASH Out of Hours Emergency Duty Team: 0800 833408

Also please immediately inform your Parish Safeguarding officer.

Safeguarding: who to contact with concerns

For all safeguarding concerns please immediately inform your Parish Safeguarding Officer.

If you are unsure or worried about how serious a situation is, contact one of the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers, Stuart Nimmo, on 01865 208290 or Sophie Harney on 01865 208295.

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