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On Friday 3 November at 7.30 pm our church will be hosting an event for One World Week. This is an open meeting to raise understanding of the challenges facing asylum seekers and refugees. There will be a film and speaker from Asylum Welcome Oxford and talks from those who have been helping Syrian refugees in south Oxfordshire, including Wantage. Admission free. Refreshments. Donations to Asylum Welcome and Host Abingdon.

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