Sunday 18 April 2021 

unnamedA prayer for Prince Philip

Lord God
We give thanks for the long life of Prince Philip, for all that he has contributed to our nation and beyond, and for his support of our Queen. We pray that he will be at rest trusting in the grace of God.
We remember before you Her Majesty the Queen and her family praying that they will know your comfort and strength
in the days to come.In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Picture by Charlie Mackesy

Welcome to the Buckingham, Bicester and Brackley Methodist Circuit.

Many of our church buildings have now re-opened for worship. However, the circuit will continue to record an on-line Sunday morning service for people to enjoy from the comfort of their own homes. To join today’s service please click HERE (note the service will be available to watch at any time from Sunday 18 April through to next Saturday). 

Job Vacancy: Bicester Methodist Church is looking for a Mission Enabler. The post will be available to start from 1 September 2021. It is a fixed term post for three years. For details click HERE.

Currently the situation with church re-openings is as follows but please visit individual church websites for up-to-date information.

BUCKINGHAM … currently unable to meet in person but open every week on-line.
BICESTER … re-opened on Easter Sunday morning … the church will then be open fortnightly for services.
BRACKLEY … currently remains closed … please join with the circuit on-line service by clicking the link above.
GAWCOTT … open monthly from Easter Sunday (first Sunday if the month).
SILVERSTONE … open weekly from Easter Sunday
STEEPLE CLAYDON … open weekly from Easter Sunday for evening services (6pm)
THORNBOROUGH … open weekly from Easter Sunday.
TOWCESTER … open weekly from Easter Sunday


Due to the Covid-19 virus crisis, ALL other activities apart from worship at the Methodist Churches within the circuit are suspended until further notice.

To see the latest Methodist Church Coronavirus Guidance and Resources … click here.


Popularly known as the 3Bs Circuit, we are a Circuit of The Methodist Church that covers the towns of Buckingham, Bicester and Brackley together with surrounding villages.

The Circuit consists of eight Methodist churches and one ecumenical congregation. Our Superintendent Minister is Rev’d Steve Mann.

To view the Dec – Feb draft plan click here obviously in the current climate this is subject to change.