Thy Kingdom Come

Join us on our daily Thy Kingdom Come web page for the next 11 days. Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement that invites Christians around the world to pray from Ascension to Pentecost for more people to come to know Jesus. Since its start in May 2016, just three and a half years…

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March to May – Spring Blossom at the Vicarage 1

Here are some photos of this year’s spring flowers and blossom at St. Oswald’s Vicarage taken just before and during the first part of the lockdown. Another set will be this time next week. We hope you like them…

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War Memorial Flowers

In late 2018, Joseph Morris, St Oswald’s gardener, cleared out the planter around the listed war memorial. It was solid with weeds, poor plants and exhausted soil. So he started again by removing everything, laying a new drainage layer and introducing new soil and plants. He wanted the replacement Spring planting to echo the red…

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Words from Bishop Jill to School Families

“The last few days have seen seismic changes for children & teenagers. Schools out. Indefinitely. Many young people in Year 6, Year 11 and Year 13 have suddenly found themselves leaving primary or secondary school, cancelling concerts, exams unknown. From Monday many children and teenagers are doing school at home.  Many parents are juggling work,…

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Community Christingle

St Oswald’s Community Hall  Tuesday 17th December at 6 pm  Please join us for our Community Christingle . This is a fun service suitable for all ages with songs and everyone makes their own Christingle. There will be a collection in aid of The Children’s Society. This is a lovely family event followed  by refreshments…

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Rosie’s Baptism

Very many congratulations to Rosie who was baptised this morning. It’s very special when a child decides for themselves that they wish to be christening, as was the case with Rosie. It was lovely to see Rosie’s mum and and too – they were married at St Oswald’s a few years ago. Well done Rosie…

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Harvest

We had a lovely time at our Harvest Festival. The church had been beautifully decorated and the Brownies and Rainbows had made a colourful display for the occasion. As well as collecting food for our local Food Bank in Oswaldtwistle, we spent some time learning about the work of EMBRACE ME in Egypt. Working with…

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Alex starts his new Journey in Faith

Wednesday evening saw Alex’s parents Alison and Paul along with some of Alex’s Church Family from St. Oswald’s travelling to Holy Trinity Church Blackpool for Alex’s Commissioning To the Blackpool Ministry Experience. What a wonderful evening it was sharing the Commissioning of Alex along with James and L J they are going to be very…

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