The minutes from the last BCC meeting on Saturday 8th May are now available to read in the link below:
Use your methodical approach to administration, getting things done and getting them done right to support The Board.
We are looking for someone who will enjoy being part of our community and supporting the work of our two centres.
Someone with excellent administrative skills who will arrange Trustee meetings, compile and circulate the agenda, take accurate minutes, keep the archived documents in order and work with the Chair to ensure actions are completed.
Who will speak up and challenge when things aren't being done correctly. Who is organised and comfortable working with policies and... Read More
The latest Othona article, written by Ruth Bull, our BCC chair, for the May Village View magazine is now available. Click on the link below to read it:
The minutes are now available from the recent BCC Strategy meeting held on Sunday 28th March. Please click on the link below to read.
There is a joint benefice service for Palm Sunday available to watch via YouTube, just click on the link below. It features images of members of all the local Churches (including Othona at the Chapel).
The Minutes from the last BCC meeting held on the 6th March are now available, please click on the link below to read or visit the news section on the website (https://www.othonaessex.org.uk/i-want/committee-trustees-and-publications)
This Thursday (18th March) it will be the fourth session of our virtual Lent course- Women in the Shadows. We will find out more about county lines and what communities can do to reach out to vulnerable children and make the alternative to gang life more attractive. The session starts on Zoom at 7.15pm and a link will be sent out shortly to all those booked on. If you would like to join then please email us in the office (firstname.lastname@example.org). If you are unable to make it this week then please take a look at the Clewer website (https://www.theclewerinitiative.org/womenintheshadows). You can watch Gemma’s story and think about how we can open our communities to children and young... Read More
This Thursday (4th March) will be the second session of our Lent Course- Women in the Shadows. We will be looking at Anita's story and focusing on how we can help shield vulnerable women and girls from sexual exploitation and demonstrate our care and concern for the suffering of those who are exploited. The session starts at 7.30pm and there are still a few places available if you would like to join us, please email the office (email@example.com). It is a very powerful course highlighting the terrible injustice of modern day slavery, which is going on all around us and even in our local communities. The course is produced by the... Read More
Lent 2 Sunday 28th Feb Climate Change Service from St Peters Chapel with members of St Thomas’ Church and the Othona Community. Click on the link below for the service sheet and youtube clip.
We are excited about reopening and are pleased to now have dates to look forward to. In line with the latest government announcement we plan to open from the 12th April for pre-booked day visitors for outside dining. There will be a charge for visiting, which will include a picnic lunch with a menu available nearer to the time. Visitors will have to adhere to the governments 'rule of six' whilst here. Then if all goes well we will open for residential stays from the 17th May following government guidelines for social distancing. We are in the process of putting together our summer programme and will put this on the website as soon as possible.
We are really excited at welcoming you back to Othona and look forward to seeing you. Please look at our website (... Read More