Sermon and Prayers for Sunday 6th Novembe, 2022 – the Third Sunday before Advent

Today’s gospel reading carries a most appalling story: the story of a poor woman whose husband dies and who is obliged to marry, one after the other, his six remaining brothers who also die, one after the other. Despite the seven husbands, the woman bears no child. Then she too dies. The people who told…

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Sunday Worship – All Saints Sunday

St. Oswald’s Sunday service of Holy Communion will begin at 10.00 am as usual. The service will be led by the Revd Canon Michael Radcliffe and the Vicar, Rev’d Anne Morris will preach.  There will be a Messy Sermon Group for children and their parents and there is a small play area for very young…

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Sunday Worship – Harvest Festival

Sunday Worship – Harvest Festival St. Oswald’s Sunday service of Holy Communion will begin at 10.00 am as usual. The service will be led by the Vciar, Rev’d Anne Morris, and Revd Canon Michael Radcliffe will preach. There will be a colleciton of food for Oswaldtwistle Foodbank. There will be a Messy Sermon Group for…

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The shadow of the cross

This was what I saw at Church on Sunday morning, on my first Sunday back. It is the shadow of the War Memorial projected onto the wall of the church by the low autumn sun, but it’s not something I’ve ever seen before in my whole 21 years here   It felt like God saying ‘All…

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  Thursday 27th October  10.30 a.m. Holy Communion   Sunday 30th October – All Saints Sunday 10 a.m. Holy Communion and Messy Sermon Group   Saturday 5th November The Church Cleaning Group meets at 9.30 for an hour. We are short of volunteers at the moment so new members will be very welcome!   Sunday…

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Sunday Worship for the Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity

Sunday Worship – Eighteenth Sunday After Trinity. St. Oswald’s Sunday service of Holy Communion will begin at 10.00 am as usual. The service will be led by Revd Canon Michael Radcliffe the and the Vicar will preach. There will be a Messy Sermon Group for children and a small play area for very young children…

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In Memory of David Morris 01.07.55 – 22.08.22

The gap in keeping the website up to date is because of the death of the Website Manager, David Morris. David died towards the end of August having been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in May. Professionaly, David  was a highly respected Historic Buildings Conservationist and Town Planner. He was one of the Church Wardens at…

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