Weekly News

Weekly News 27th May 2018  pdf

THE CHURCHYARD WILL BE CLOSED FOR DRAIN REPAIRS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. WE APOLOGISE FOR THE INCONVENIENCE

 

A friendly welcome at the

Community Drop-In 

PLACE OF WELCOME 1030 - 1230 in the Parish Centre every Tuesday offering local people a welcoming hot drink, a friendly face and a chance to enjoy conversation and companionship (entry from the Broadwalk, not through church). All welcome, no charge. For more detail  contact Elaine on    leek1@btinternet.com

We need to publicise this to attract people from the town, Please download, print and display this poster as widely as possible. DropIn poster. Thank you.


EVENSONG IN LICHFIELD CATHEDRAL on
Saturday 26 th May will be sung by our choir.   - 12 noon from Park Gates. Places on coach £12 each.
Evensong  at 5.30 p.m. Return coach leaves straight after the service.


SUMMER FAIR
SATURDAY, 16th JUNE 2018 2 P.M. - 4 P.M.

IN AND AROUND PARISH CENTRE
Please contact Chris Lewis if you would like to help or organise a stall


Recital, Sunday 24th June – 3.00pm – in the Parish Centre
This is a programme of music that Sam and Chelsea will be singing for
their LTCL and ATCL exams respectively which they will take in July. Do
come along and support them.
Refreshments will be available and there is no charge for entry to the
recital but we will take a retiring collection for the music at St. Oswald’s.


The London Welsh Male Voice Choir 

Saturday 16th June – 7.30pm - Holy Trinity Church
This is a concert organised by Haydn Jones in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support and the Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund. Samantha Lewis will be appearing as soloist alongside the Choir.
Tickets are priced at £18 for adults and £9 for children/students and are available from Music Makers Oswestry 01691 65451 and Rowanthorn Oswestry 01691 23822,


Veronica Donkin Memorial Organ Recital

Saturday 30th June - 7.30pm
The Fourth Veronica Donkin Memorial Organ Recital will be given by
CATHY LAMB, Director of Music Outreach, Lichfield Cathedral

Admission free, donations to St Oswald's Music


St. Oswald’s Choir ADOPT A CHORISTER SCHEME 2018

Once again our choristers will be attending the Royal School of Church Music summer school at Kingswood School, Bath, this year from 20th – 26th August. The
intensive training that they receive from some of the top choir trainers in the country adds immeasurably to the high standard of singing in St. Oswald’s week by
week.
The cost per chorister is £400 to include full board, music and tuition.
Please help us maintain our choral excellence by adopting a Chorister and helping towards the cost of the course.
Donations of any size will be gratefully appreciated.
If you are interested in Adopting a Chorister there are leaflets at the back of the church or you can contact:

Mike Donkin,  Hendre House, Llanfechain, Powys
Tel: 01691 649933                   e-mail: mvdonkin@aol.com


BELLRINGING NEWS

Oswestry bell ringers are delighted to have a national competition winner
amongst our ranks! Click the link above for details!


Oswestry and Borders Foodbank Annual General Meeting

Join the Foodbank team for exciting news about the last 12 months & the year ahead!

Wednesday 6th June 2018 7.30pm Albert Road Evangelical Church

Oswestry SY11 1NF

Please stay for refreshments afterwards.

Thank you.

Oswestry & Borders Foodbank, 56 Beatrice Street, Oswestry.
Tel.: 01691 671940 Mobile Tel: 07399291955


 ADMISSION TO HOLY COMMUNION AT 7 YEARS -  parents wishing to consider this for their children should contact the office in the first place. Tel. 01691 652861


Schools Christian Worker Project 

AGM Monday 14th May at 7.30pm at All Saints' Trefonen

A NEW WORKER HAS BEEN APPOINTED!

See New worker pdf for details

 Click the link  to visit the website scwp.org.uk/supporters 

Click here for a new Prayer Breakfast list for 2018


FACEBOOK

Visit our page at :-

 St Oswalds Parish Church, Oswestry. There are other pages similar to this already up, so to make it easier, the real one has a picture of Simon preaching and not just a map.
Please send news or opinions to 
 robwhclarke@hotmail.co.uk.

Rob Clarke

 


 

 


Bellringers' News

choir poster

Chorister for a day

coach trip

Foodbank AGM report