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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Sermon for the Feast of St Bartholomew the Apostle

Bartholomew is a difficult saint to celebrate because we know  hardly anything about him. The gospel for the fast of Bartholomew doesn’t even mention his name. He may or may not be the same person as Nathaniel –scholars argue the one way and the other. In Matthew, Mark and Luke Bartholomew is listed as one…

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Summer Holiday Club

Don’t forget to pick forms for our Holiday Club for the week beginning 5th August.  Forms are available from the Community Hall, Fecitt Brow on Wednesday afternoon from 1-4 pm Our Summer Holiday Club is for local children aged 5 – 10 years who live or attend Primary School within Shadsworth, Knuzden, Whitebirk and Intack. …

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Baptisms of Eveyln and Sadie

We had a wonderful Baptism service today – church was packed and two gorgeous little girls (Evelyn and Sadie) were baptised. It was good to chat with friends and family from all over the country after the service! We were also blessed by the presence of Chester – an extremely well behaved dog who lay…

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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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Breakfast Club – change of date

Breakfast club will be held on 22nd June this month owing to a clash of dates on 29th. If you’ve ever enjoyed the food at our Christmas Fayre (or even if you haven’t) then this is the one for you! The amazing team of people who staff our Fayre Cafe are now offering a Breakfast…

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Sermon – Trinity Sunday

Trinity Sunday 2019 It is widely thought that it is impossible to preach about the Trinity without falling into Heresy. For anyone who is interested there’s a list of the most common ones on the noticeboard at the back. It appears to me that Christians have debated the Trinity for almost 2000 years and no-one…

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