Sunday Worship, All Saints Sunday

Rev Sarah Gill will lead a further Blackburn multi-lingual Sunday service from 9am. The Venerable David Picken will preach the sermon. To light a virtual candle for a loved one who has died, click here. Watch “Steal Away to Jesus” the famous spiritual beautifully sung by the National Taiwan University Chorus.    …

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We all have a job to do!

At the end of most communion services in the Church of England, we depart with the familiar dismissal ‘Go in peace to love and serve the Lord’ and we all respond ‘In the name of Christ, Amen!’ In many ways this is one of the most important aspects of our worship. We have gathered to…

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Harvest Liturgy

It was a lovely service on a lovely autumn morning at St. Oswald’s today. Here is an extract from the special Harvest Liturgy we used. Harvest Liturgy The heavens declare the glory of God The skies display the work of his hands Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting…

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St. Oswald’s Church Harvest Festival 2020

Tomorrow’s church service is the annual St. Oswald’s Harvest Festival where we celebrate the richness of God’s creation. All are welcome! If you cannot make the service, you can enjoy the Church of England’s Service for Creation and Harvest which came out a few weeks ago.  …

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What are we wearing?

Gospel reading Matthew 22:1-14 A king throws a wedding banquet. The invited guests behave very badly – many send their excuses, others abuse and murder the messengers. In exasperation, the King sends his remaining slaves to gather in all kinds of people from the streets to the party. One of their number is not dressed…

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Sunday Worship, Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity

This week’s Sunday service celebrates chaplaincy in care homes. Debbie Thrower leads the service, with contributions from care home chaplains and residents, as well as a poetry reading from the late Bob Weighton, once the oldest man in the world. The Sunday afternoon sermon, ‘What are we wearing?’ will be uploaded at 1pm…

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