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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Harvest 2019

Our Harvest Festival this year is on October 20th at 10 a.m. This will be a family friendly service for people of all ages. Come and enjoy our church decorated for Harvest and sing some of the old favourite harvest hymns. A warm hearted service for Autumn days. We will be collecting non-perishable food items…

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Lee and Emma’s Wedding

The sun was shining for the new Mr and Mrs Doyle who’s wedding was today!.Congratulations to you both from everyone at St Oswald’s! Thanks to everyone who cleaned and prepared the church and the churchyard ready for today and especially to Pat who arranged the flowers.  …

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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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