Mission Grants

For 2020 Abingdon Deanery has received a £2,500 grant from the Oxford Diocese Development Fund. 

Parishes within the Deanery are invited to apply for grants to support local mission and church growth initiatives.

Please click on the following links to download the Mission Grant application form, end of project report, and corresponding guidance notes:

'Application Form'

'End of Project Report'

'Guidance Notes'

'Signs of a more Christ-like Church'



Some examples of past Mission Grants approved: 

  • LAMPS Christmas presentation 'Babs of Bethlehem' for older people (Peachcroft)
  • Bibles for children in the local school (Marcham)
  • Welcome packs for new residents (Kingston Bagpuize)
  • Craft materials for Good Friday children's worship & craft session (Abingdon, St. Michael's)
  • Desire Youth Network - music & drama teams in local schools week - see report back
  • DAMASCUS - to equip a designated Godly Play room at All Saints, Sutton Courtenay - see report back
  • Messy Church banner for Peachcroft Christian Centre.




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