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Bishop’s Harvest Appeal 2020

As part of this year’s Bishop’s Harvest Appeal, St. Oswald’s Church is supporting the charity, Tearfund. For more information about the two beneficiaries of the appeal please download this leaflet. Tearfund is a global charity which seeks to work with local churches and people to find solutions to poverty and injustice. The money raised will…

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The Temple God is building

But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to God, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his marvellous light’ 1 Peter 2:9 It’s not always easy to see what God is doing in our lives and in our world…

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Sunday Worship, Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity

This morning’s service is led by Rev’d Zoe Heming. It features the gifts of Christians with disabilities and celebrates how people are made in the image of God. The service begins at 9am and will be available thereafter.   The afternoon sermon is by Rev Canon Andrew Raynes , Vicar of Christ Church with St…

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The new Covid-19 restrictions in Lancashire

New measures are to be introduced in Lancashire to help fight COVID-19.  Following a significant rise in the number of cases, and initial signs that hospital admissions are starting to increase, more stringent measures are being introduced on Tuesday September 22.   These are designed to protect people from the spread of COVID-19, especially more vulnerable…

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Hope at all Times

Romans 8:12-25 Slowly but surely, we have found ourselves coming out of lockdown, due to the pandemic easing somewhat. We’ve gone from two metres apart to one metre and from no pubs, hairdressers or barbers to all of them being open again and enjoyed by thirsty drinkers and desperate women and men eager to get…

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Saint Swithun’s day

Happy Saint Swithun’s day! Saint Swithun is one of those saints who many have heard of but know nothing about. It is said that if it rains on Saint Swithun’s day it will continue for another forty days. Looking out the window earlier this morning, it was still pretty wet so let’s hope I doesn’t actually…

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