Welcome to our church - St Oswald King and Martyr, Church Street, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 2SY

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     A warm welcome to the web-site of St. Oswald’s, the Town Centre Church of Oswestry, which has been a place of worship for almost 1000 years. The church is open daily for visitors throughout the year... (But not at the moment). We hope to offer an environment which enables all to come closer to God through prayer and worship, reflection and action. Worship, both contemporary and traditional is supported by choral music of high quality and by thoughtful preaching. St. Oswald’s works closely in friendship with other local churches and organisations in the wider community as we seek to share God’s love for all   

     

    Picture by Graham Mitchell

    Rev Harvey Gibbons

     

    PLEASE NOTE our new Shaping for Mission tab. To find it, hover over the Weekly News in the main menu above. News about Shaping for Mission will be posted here, and there is an excellent  video by Bishop Michael and a link to the Diocese web page. 

    St. Oswalds continues to be closed for in-person worship, but not for too much longer, we hope!

     We have made the difficult decision, with much sadness, to close for in-person worship and private prayer. We have grown increasingly concerned about the infection rates in the area and we wish to support the stay at home message to control the virus and protect the NHS.

    Lent. 

    Hi everyone, our shared Lent Course for 2021 is 'Opening the scriptures: setting our hearts on fire'. It is a Churches Together course which invites us to ‘open the scriptures’ and read them with with both our hearts and our heads.

    It is free to download from here... https://ctbi.org.uk/lent-study-2020/ The clergy are facilitating ZOOM groups so if you have a preference let me know and I will forward your request on. Happy reading and may the scriptures set your hearts on fire this Lent


    We will continue to live stream Morning Prayer and a Sunday Act of Spiritual Communion off our Facebook page and this website on the SERVICES page where you can also find the orders of service.

    Please do join us in prayer for those who are sick, those who are isolating and all the key workers who are supporting our communities. Please keep safe.


    MARCH PARISH NEWS Click HERE to download

    CLICK FOR WEEKLY PEW SHEET  28.2.21

    Oswestry and Borders Foodbank:- If you are unable to get out to make a donation of food, please consider making a standing order to the Foodbank. Regular money donations are always welcome, however small.  Please see the Weekly News page for details. 

    CORONAVIRUS page  for details of church opening  and other Covid19 news. 

    SERVICES page for details and videos of Sunday Services, Morning Prayer, orders of service and readings.

    WEEKLY NEWS page for the weekly pew sheet,  monthly Parish News, Foodbank and Schools Christian Worker and other news

    Follow us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/stoswaldsoswestry/

    Prayer Requests should be sent to stoswald.prayers@gmail.com 

     Enquiries about baptisms, weddings and funerals should be made by phone or email to the Parish Office 01691 652861 or stoswald.office@gmail.com 



     

     

                                          

     

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