Upcoming Events

Sunday 20th November – Christ the King 10 a.m. Holy Communion and Messy Sermon Group, followed by a baptism at 11.45 Thursday 24th November – Holy Communion at 10.30 Sunday 27th November – Advent Sunday 10 a.m. Holy Communion and Messy Sermon Group Saturday 3rd December – Christmas Fayre. This year we are holding our…

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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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Forthcoming events

  Sunday 20th November – Christ the King 10 a.m. Holy Communion and Messy Sermon Group, followed by a baptism at 11.45 Thursday 24th November – Holy Communion at 10.30 Sunday 27th November – Advent Sunday 10 a.m. Holy Communion and Messy Sermon Group Saturday 3rd December – Christmas Fayre. This year we are holding…

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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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