Beryl

As you may have heard, our dear friend Beryl died yesterday afternoon shortly after 2 pm. Please remember her in your prayers. Beryl has been a dedicated member of St Oswald’s for many years and has been our Verger for the last ten. She did a huge amount of work for St Oswald’s behind the…

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Community Clear Out

We need to have a big clear out at church, especially of the balcony which is full of accumulated stuff much of which needs throwing away. All our friends from church and community are welcome to help out at our big clean up on Saturday 21st July between 10 and 2. Please come for some…

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EMBRACE calls for action on Gaza.

EMBRACE, a Christian charity working in the Middle East, asks us to pray for Gaza and, if possible to write to our MPs and ask them to take action. Here is what EMBRACE is saying: ‘It is not possible to witness the horror of innocent protesters, including children, being shot, killed or maimed by trained…

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Toilet Twinning Successful!

Our Messy Sermon Group (Trendy All Age Sunday School) has been raising funds to twin our three church toilets – the £180 raised will be used to build three new village loos in Africa. You can read more about it here: https://www.toilettwinning.org/ The idea arose from learning about ‘the water of life’ – Jesus’ encounter with…

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Early Anglo-Saxon Church found on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne

The remains of an Anglo-Saxon church have been discovered on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne in Northumberland. A community excavation has uncovered a church nave, chancel and an altar base built of sandstone blocks on a ridge called the Heugh and experts think that it was part of the long lost Celtic abbey where St. Aidan raised a wooden church in A.D. 635. Accounts…

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