Celebrations!

This morning we had a real celebration: Canon Michael Ratcliffe celebrated 40 years of Priesthood, and during the service he baptised Theo Thomas Edward who has been coming to church since shortly after his birth. Michael reflected on 40 years of priesthood – what had changed for better or for worse – and shared some…

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Beryl’s Funeral

The funeral of our friend, Beryl will be on Monday 25th June at 10.15 at St Oswald’s Church, followed by committal at Accrington Crematorium at around 11.15. Beryl was an important part of the community at St Oswald’s. She is a former Churchwarden and had been our Verger for many years. She is  the sort…

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Church lunch

We’ll be celebrating St. Oswald’s Day (5th August) with another church lunch at Oakenhurst Farm, Darwen after the morning service. There’ll be a sign up sheet at church on Sunday. We had a really good time last time we went – please sign up, come along and join in. ENJOY!…

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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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