Sunday Worship – Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity

Sunday morning worship at St. Oswald’s starts at 10am and will last around 40 minutes followed by tea and coffee. The Vicar will celebrate Holy Communion and Rev’d Canon Michael Ratcliffe will preach. You are most welcome! The Vicar’s Sunday afternoon sermon will be uploaded to the blog at 2pm. Rev’d Suzanne Vernon-Yorke leads the…

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Holy Things

I was lucky enough to be brought up in Kendal. Looking back, I can see that it was a lovely place to be, although I didn’t really appreciate it as a teenager; it seemed you couldn’t go into town without a teacher who was still waiting for your homework! The town motto of Kendal is…

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Sunday Worship – Twelfth Sunday after Trinity

St. Oswald’s Sunday morning service starts at 10am and will last around 40 minutes followed by tea and coffee. The Vicar will lead the service and preach on the subject of Holy Communion. You are most welcome! The Vicar’s Sunday afternoon sermon, ‘Holy Things” will be uploaded to the blog at 2pm. The online church…

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Tonight’s PCC meeting went very well. It was a relaxed happy discussion on current issues. The Vicar chaired the meeting.

The dates and agendas of meetings are pinned at the back of church for those interested.

Blessed Virgin Mary

Any liturgy associated with the Blessed Virgin Mary seems bound to include words such as ‘obedience’, ‘humility’ and ‘lowliness’’. Presumably the ‘lowliness’ comes from Mary’s song, The Magnificat, ‘for he has regarded the lowliness of his handmaiden’. But if you look at this passage in the original Greek, the word is ‘humiliation’. This word is…

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Stanhill Road and Mount St James Closed

The engineers are back to finish the job of resurfacing Mount St James and Stanhill Road. The necessary disruption officially began yesterday but we are grateful to Lancashire County Council and the contractors for holding off to allow yesterday’s wedding and today’s morning service. The machines began moving in as people left church…

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