Welcome to Saint Oswald’s Church

Daily Bible Reading

You may be interested in Reflections for Daily Prayer which is available as either an Android or Apple app (use the links below). Alternatively, it can be purchased in book form here.

Reflections is enjoying a growing number of regular readers.

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Worship During Coronavirus

We post the national Church of England Sunday Service from 9am onwards each week on our Blog. Here are the designated readings and prayers for the week.

Morning and evening prayer are streamed live on Facebook from St. Peter’s Church, Darwen at 9.00am and 5pm on as many days as possible.

If you need help

If you need help or food contact either:

Hyndburn Hub

Ring 01254 388111 or email enquiries@hyndburnbc.gov.uk

Blackburn with Darwen Hub

Ring 01254 588111
9am – 5pm Mon to Fri
9am – 12pm Sat & Sun
or fill in this online form

A prayer during the pandemic

Keep us, good Lord,
under the shadow of your mercy.
Sustain and support the anxious,
be with those who care for the sick,
and lift up all who are brought low;
that we may find comfort
knowing that nothing can separate us from your love
in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Amen.

Click here for more prayers during Coronavirus

Please email stoswaldsknuzden@outlook.com if you would like prayers to be said for yourself, a friend or a relative.

St. Oswald’s Church is to remain shut until the Coronavirus situation changes. However, people are welcome to spend time in the Church garden. The Spring flowers are now just coming out. Please, always keep to the social distancing rules.

Further resources are available on the St. Oswald’s Church Facebook page.

Please adhere to the latest guidelines and stay safe.


St. Oswald’s is a warm and friendly church that worships in the Sacramental tradition. We hope you enjoy this site and you are welcome to visit us at one of our services or events.

people in the church

After a busy service

We serve the parish of St. Oswald, Knuzden, Blackburn which includes the village of Knuzden Brook and the Windsor Road and Shadsworth garden estates.

The parish also reaches out into the countryside of Oswaldtwistle and the West Pennine Moors, and includes the Arran Trail Local Nature Reserve.

Please see out Contact Page for how to get in contact and see our vision 2026 page for info on how our parish is growing. We also manage St. Oswald’s Community Hall and details of St Oswald’s Church of England Primary School can be found here.

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Our Church Building