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City of dreaming spires
Several dreaming spires seen from University Church of St Mary the Virgin at the centre of Oxford

This list of churches in Oxford records churches in the city of Oxford, England. Oxford's "Dreaming Spires" refer to the medieval churches and colleges that continue to dominate the city.

Church of England

St Mary's Church, Radcliffe Sq, Oxford, UK - Diliff
University Church of St Mary the Virgin is at the centre of Oxford

Roman Catholic

Evangelical (affiliated to Fellowship of Independent Evangelical Churches)

  • Magdalen Road Church, Magdalen Road, Oxford.
  • Marston Neighbourhood Church, Marston Road, Oxford.
  • Trinity Church Oxford, A new evangelical church plant (September 2013 launch).
  • Woodstock Road Baptist Church, 198 Woodstock Road, Oxford.


  • New Road Baptist Church, Bonn Square
  • Headington Baptist Church
  • Botley Baptist, Westminster Way, Botley
  • John Bunyan Baptist Church, Crowell Road
  • Oxford Baptist Chapel, a Christ-centered, Gospel preaching church (Albert Street, Jericho)
  • Woodstock Road Baptist Church, an evangelical church, 198 Woodstock Road, Oxford
  • People's Baptist Church (International Baptist Church) Crowell Road


United Reformed

  • Collinwood Road United Reformed Church, Risinghurst
  • Marston United Reformed Church, Marston Road
  • St Columba's United Reformed Church, Alfred Street
  • Summertown United Reformed Church
  • Temple Cowley United Reformed Church


  • Holy Family Church, 1 Cuddesdon Way (Anglican, Methodist, Baptist, United Reformed, Moravian)

Non-denominational churches

  • Beersheba International Faith Church
  • Sword for the Lord.Oxford, West Oxford Community Centre, Botley Road, Oxford

Other denominations

  • Apostolic Faith Church of Oxford, United Pentecostal Church in Oxford
  • RCCG Lighthouse Parish, Abingdon.
  • RCCG Lighthouse Parish, OXFORD.
  • RCCG Lighthouse Parish, WITNEY.
  • Cornerstone Church Assemblies of God, Quarry High Street, Headington, Oxford
  • Pentecostal Church In Oxford Victory Worship Centre, Malayalam, Tamil, Kanada Pentecostal church, Oxford Services at Wooodfarm Primary School
  • Calvary Chapel, meets in Botley Primary school
  • Chinese Christian Church, 15 Gorse Leas
  • Christ Embassy Oxford Church
  • Christian Life Centre Church
  • Deeper Life Bible Church
  • Elim Pentecostal, Botley Road
  • First Church of Christ, Scientist, Oxford, 36a St Giles'
  • German Lutheran services at St Mary the Virgin, High Street
  • Grace Springs Church
  • Greater World Spiritualist Church, Cowley Road, Cowley, Oxford
  • Jesus Army
  • Hillsong Church, meets in Odeon Cinema, Magdelen Street
  • James Street Church Open Brethren
  • Living Faith international
  • Oxford Unitarians at Harris Manchester College Chapel, Mansfield Road
  • Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity and the Annuciation, 1 Canterbury Road (off Banbury Road)
  • St Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, 34 Ferry Road
  • Oxford Bible Church
  • Oxford Christadelphian Church, Tyndale Road.
  • Oxford Community Church (OCC), Osney Mead
  • Oxford Vineyard
  • Redeemed Christian Church of God, Barton Neighbourhood Centre, Headington, Oxford.
  • Oxford Quaker Meeting (Religious Society of Friends), 43 St Giles
  • Rivers of Life Church, Marston Road
  • The Salvation Army, Oxford Citadel, Lytham Street
  • Word Fountain Christian Ministries, Hollow Way, Cowley
  • Bethel Gospel Church, The Holy Family Church, 1 Cuddesdon Way, Blackbird Leys
  • Kingsway International Christian Centre (KICC) Oxford Branch. The Barn, Nightingale Avenue
  • People's Baptist Church (International Baptist Church)

Former churches

  • St John the Baptist, Middle Way, Summertown (demolished 1924)
  • St Martin's Church, Carfax (part demolished, only Carfax Tower survives)
  • St Paul's, Walton Street (deconsecrated, now "Freud's" bar)
  • St Philip and St James Church, Woodstock Road (now the Oxford Centre for Mission Studies)

One church has been converted to a college chapel:

Three churches have been converted into college libraries:

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