You lack one thing

Mark 10:17-31 Job 23:1-9, 16-17 ‘You lack one thing’, Jesus tells the young man who has come to ask how he might inherit eternal life. For the young man it was his wealth, his possessions. We might breathe a sigh of relief and think, ‘well I’m OK then’ – I’m not wealthy’. But this young…

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Busy at church today

It’s all busy at church this lunchtime with Mark Woodall, gas engineer, fixing the boiler and Lancashire County Council doing the white lines. Another two steps in getting things back to normal…

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Michaelmas Day

Today, 29th of September, is the Feast of Michaelmas, that is the Feast of Michael and All Angels. It is a day which has shaped our society over the centuries. Michaelmas is one of the four ‘quarter days’ of the financial, judicial, and academic year, as in ‘Michaelmas Term’, and is associated with the beginning of…

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God’s Endless Communication

This year’s Chelsea Flower Show is well underway with a one-off celebration of the bounteous beauty of the autumn season. Replacing springtime blooms it’s pumpkins, fruits and berries that are getting their moment in the spotlight.The timing of the show magnificently illuminates the season of harvest when we celebrate God’s provision and care for us…

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Sunday Worship – Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity

This week’s Sunday communion service at St. Oswald’s starts at 10am and will be led by Rev. Canon Michael Ratcliffe. There will be tea and coffee after the service. The Sunday afternoon sermon, ‘God’s Endless Communication’, by Joy Rushton will be uploaded at 2pm. Take time and space to reflect on God’s generosity. The online…

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