Thy Kingdom Come Pentecost Sunday Service

Celebrate Whit Sunday with a special ecumenical Thy Kingdom Come Pentecost Service this Sunday, 31st May, from 9am onwards. There will be contributions from His Holiness Pope Francis, Coptic Orthodox Archbishop of London, Archbishop Angaelos, Senior Pastor of Jesus House for all the Nations, Agu Irukwu, Heidi Crowter, an advocate for people with Down’s Syndrome,…

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March to May – Spring Blossom at the Vicarage 2

Here is the second set of photos of this year’s spring flowers and blossom at St. Oswald’s Vicarage. The first set is HERE. We hope you like them and that they will bring some joy at this sad time…

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Daily Hope phone line

Do you know someone who is isolated and without internet access who could benefit from Christian comfort and hope? DailyHope is a freephone telephone service set up by the church which could help. It has hymns, reflections, prayers and the weekly church service carried on this web site. In less than 4 weeks Daily Hope has received…

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So that they may be one…

Easter 7 (Sunday after Ascension) – Gospel of John 17:1-11 None of today’s readings are particularly easy to understand, perhaps especially the Gospel reading. First we have to give the passage some context. Jesus’ prayer that is our reading for today, comes between the Last Supper and his arrest at Gethsemane. It is part of his…

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Today (24th May) is a special day for Rev’d Fleur Green as it is her 8th anniversary of being at St Peter’s Church Darwen. We wish Fleur the very best from St. Oswald’s.

Fleur has been deputising for our Vicar, Anne, as she recovers from illness.