.MORNING PRAYER in the Lady Chapel at 9am on Mondays and Tuesdays. It continues online on Wednesday to Friday.

All welcome to this 20 minute time of prayer

The whole service may be read on the C of E page HERE

EVERY THURSDAY   10.30 Holy Communion (BCP) in the Lady Chapel


Sunday 10.30 worship is on the St  Oswald's Oswestry YouTube page.


09.30 Holy Communion at Christ Church

President: Rev. Yin-An Chen
10.10 Prayers in St. Catherine’s Chapel
10.30 Parish Eucharist

President: Rev. Keith Musson
Setting: Thorne - Mass of St. Thomas
Processional Hymn: 238
Kyries: Plainsong - Orbis Factor
The Collect:
Almighty God, you show to those who are in error
the light of your truth, that they may return to the
way of righteousness: grant to all those who are
admitted into the fellowship of Christ’s religion,
that they may reject those things that are contrary
to their profession, and follow all such things as
are agreeable to the same; through our Lord
Jesus Christ, who is alive and reigns with you, in
the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for
The Readings: Genesis 17:1-7. 15-16
God gives a new beginning and a promise to an
elderly couple, Abraham and Sarah. It is not just
that they will at last become parents, but that God
will be the God of all their descendants. It confirms
their identity as God’s people.

Psalm: 22 v 23-end
Romans 4:13-end
St Paul writes about God’s promise to Abraham
and Sarah, and applauds them for believing in
something that seems impossible. Their faith is an
example for us.
Gradual Hymn: 66
Gospel Mark 8:31-end
Jesus begins explain what it really means to be
the Messiah.
Preacher: Rev. Adrian Bailey
For your prayers:
Those killed and injured by the ongoing hostilities
in Gaza and the wider region, for all who in
bereavement, disability and pain continue to suffer
the consequences of fighting and terror, for all
working towards peace.
People adversely affected by the recent stormy
weather and those who are working in difficult
People struggling to care for their families due to
the cost-of-living crisis, those worried about the
cost of energy and those who are working to help
people in need.
The sick and everyone involved in the medical
professions, especially those working for the NHS
and in residential and care homes.
The families and friends of Rev. David Hart,
Andrew Harris, June Allen, Joan Mary Sagar,
Netta Brown, Patricia Leech, Dr Sona
Chakrabarti, Edwin Francis Burke and everyone
who has recently been bereaved.

Offertory Hymn: 339
Communion Hymn: 382
Anthem: Lord, for thy tender mercies’ sake -
The Post Communion Prayer:
Almighty God, you see that we have no power
of ourselves to help ourselves: keep us both
outwardly in our bodies, and inwardly in our
souls: that we may be defended from all
adversities which may happen to the body, and
from all evil thoughts which may assault and
hurt the soul; through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Recessional Hymn: 76

Voluntary: Leon Boellmann Priere a Notre Dame
and Minuet from Gothique Suite

This Evening
17.30 We Pray in Reflective Space Service

Sarai (Genesis 12)
President: Rev. Yin-An Chen
Next Sunday 3 March (Third Sunday of Lent)
08.00 Holy Communion
10.30 Parish Eucharist
18.30 Choral Evensong






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