Jesus said, "I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life." (John 8:12 )  

Wesley Mem August 15 2015  

A view of the front of the sanctuary in live-streaming

The church from New Inn Hall Street, and  the interior.

Welcome to our vibrant Methodist Church in the heart of Oxford, the historic university city where  John and Charles Wesley began the Methodist movement. We are open-minded in our faith and deeply committed to following Jesus Christ, and building His kingdom. 

We are an inclusive church: everyone is welcome, whether you are already on the Christian journey or questioning where to begin. We are committed to 'Black Lives Matter'. We particularly welcome students and young people from everywhere to join our fellowship.  Ask us for details on our Contact form.  

Given the continuing national lockdown,  and our ongoing major building works, we regret that the church building remains closed for worship and activities for some time, but we are still busy! 


SUNDAY: Fortnightly worship on Zoom; recorded worship for the Oxford circuit accessible here; Junior church on Zoom; social coffee time on Zoom at 11.30.  

SEE WORSHIP page for more information;  Contact form for more details.

WEDNESDAY: brief prayer meeting on Zoom at 12.30  Contact form.                                              FRIDAY: PHAB CLUB zumba. Quizzes and social chat on other days. See club page


Lent image 2021

A hunger free future………

JOIN our series of Lent talks on this theme. 

Next Monday 1st March at 7.30 :           
Mark Goldring,   former CEO of OXFAM. For details of how to join remotely, CONTACT us

A book of poetry from the pandemic: Cries from the CrisisJoanna's book

Joanna Tulloch’s 76-page book of poems, £5.00 including delivery.                All profits to the new heritage atrium set-up at Wesley Memorial.  

Order form here : send to  Kate Dobson , or call 01865 243216.

Not forgetting — TRYING TIMES cartoon book :  see special Trying Times page 

Organising a future trip to Oxford? VISIT Wesley Memorial; see the site of the first Methodist meeting house.  

CHURCH PLAN: Our plan is to be a church that is WORSHIPPING, WELCOMING, WITNESSING and GROWING.   Download the Church Plan

ROOM HIRE: enquire about bookings and room availability in our premises by calling 01865 201606 or email churchoffice 'at'  


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  2. Wesley Memorial Church's  SAFEGUARDING policy 2020-21

(For any safeguarding concerns locally, please contact the Wesley Memorial Safeguarding Officer   email: safeguarding 'at'                 

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Wesley Memorial Church is a registered charity, number 1130966.