.MORNING PRAYER in the Lady Chapel at 9am on Mondays and Tuesdays. It continues online on Wednesday to Friday. https://www.facebook.com/stoswaldsoswestry/
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
WEDNESDAYS IN ADVENT
CALLED TO WAIT - ADVENT REFLECTION
Come and join us every Wednesday for half an hour of reflection and prayer as we enter this time of waiting for our Lord’s coming at 12 noon in St. Catherine’s Chapel beginning on 29th November. Please contact Lindsay Clarke or Jan Chesworth for further details.
Sunday 10.30 worship is on the St Oswald's Oswestry YouTube page.
Sunday 3rd December 2023
08.00 Holy Communion
President: Fr Phil Hughes
10.10 Prayers in St. Catherine’s Chapel
10.30 Parish Eucharist
President: Rev. Yin-An Chen
Setting: Metrical to Hymn Tunes
Processional Hymn: Supp. 65
Almighty God, give us grace to cast away the
works of darkness and to put on the armour of
light, now in the time of this mortal life, in which
your Son Jesus Christ came to us in great
humility; that on the last day, when he shall
come again in his glorious majesty to judge the
living and the dead, we may rise to the life
immortal; through him who is alive and reigns
with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God,
now and for ever.
The Reading Isaiah 64:1-9
The prophet, exasperated at the sins of the
people and the state of the world, calls on God
to act in dramatic fashion.
Gradual Hymn: Supp. 31
Gospel Mark 13:24-end
In Jerusalem, Jesus speaks of signs that will
herald the end of all things. We are to be alert
and watchful but we can remain confident that
Jesus’ words will endure.
Preacher: Rev. Adrian Bailey
For your prayers:
The families and friends of Wilf Fitchett, Jevon
Hirst, Harvey Owen, and Hugo Morris who lost
their lives in Gwynedd and the communities
they lived in.
Those killed and injured by the recent atrocities
in Israel and Gaza, for all who in bereavement,
disability and pain continue to suffer the
consequences of fighting and terror.
Those struggling to care for their families due to
the cost-of-living crisis, those worried about the
cost of their mortgage or rent, 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 or care homes.
The families and friends of George Young, Mair
Bowen, Michael Brennan, Hugh Wight Findlay,
David Morgan, Yvonne Brennan and Pamela
Goldsmith along with everyone who has
recently been bereaved.
Offertory Hymn: Supp. 58
Wait for the Lord while day is near
Wait for the Lord, keep watch, take heart.
Anthem: An Advent Message - Martin How
The Post Communion Prayer:
O Lord our God, make us watchful and keep us
faithful as we await the coming of your Son our
Lord; that, when he shall appear, he may not
find us sleeping in sin but active in his service
and joyful in his praise; through Jesus Christ our
Recessional Hymn: 36
Voluntary: Fugue in G minor (BWV 578)
J. S. Bach
18.30 Advent Carol Service.
Please note that the service begins in darkness.
Please be seated by 18.20
President: Rev. Harvey Gibbons (et al)
Next Sunday 10 December - Advent 2
10.30 Parish Eucharist
17.30 Question Time: Seasonal Greeting or
Merry Christmas in Multicultural Britain.