Parish News

 PEW SHEET, week beginning  19th May 2024, Click HERE

PEW SHEET, week beginning 26th May 2024 Click HERE


WEDDINGS, BAPTISMS, FUNERALS, etc:-CONTACT THE CHURCH OFFICE - email Carron  stoswald.office@gmail.com for a convenient appointment time during the week if you need to meet up. Emails are monitored daily and responded to within twenty-four hours (usually)...or ring 01691 652861 and leave a message


Christian Aid Week:12th to 18th May 2024

Donations to Christian Aid can be made through their website at: https://www.christianaid.ie/appeals/seasonal-appeals/christian-aid-week. or by using the envelopes available in church. If you are a UK taxpayer please complete the Gift Aid declaration.


Book club meeting fortnightly in parish centre. Next meeting Weds 29th May at 1930 reading Questioning God - Timothy Radcliffe & Lukasz Popko.  . Contact Carron in the office for more info.


Haydn Jones is doing sponsored walks in May to raise money for Dementia UK. Sponsor forms are on the table. Thank you.


JASSICA'S BIBLE STUDY. Every two weeks. Next meeting Thursday 30th May, 2.00 pm in St. Catherine's Chapel. Studying the Creed. Books £5.00 available in the Parish Office. ALL WELCOME.


LADIES GROUP meet in the Parish Centre on
Monday 3 rd June at 2.30 p.m. when we welcome
Sue Blower, Official Town Crier for Montgomery


2024 is the ‘sesquicentennial’ anniversary
(150th) of the Victorian reordering of St.
Oswalds. A range of events is being arranged from June to October. 

Click HERE  for the Calendar of Events. 



MORNING PRAYER will be 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

CONFIRMATION on 2 nd June. Please contact
Rev. Jassica Castillo-Burley if you know anyone
who would be interested.


HOME COMMUNION
If you have a couple of mornings a fortnight free
and would like to be involved in taking out
Communion to people unable to attend church
please contact Keith Musson in church or on
656212.

VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED to help with the
streaming of services on Sunday mornings.
Please contact Alan Neale if you are interested.


PLACE OF WELCOME Tuesdays in the Parish Centre 10.30 - 12.30 for coffee,

company and chat. Everyone welcome


RECYCLING: Message from Chris Abram
St. Oswald’s will continue to collect used postage
stamps and inkjet printer cartridges. Soft plastic
packaging including crisp packets can be taken for
recycling to the TESCO supermarket in Ellesmere.


CHURCH PRAYER BOOK –  It will be kept in the church office as before and names can be added to it personally when the office is open, or by posting names/prayer requests in the prayer box in church. The prayer box is opened ahead of the main Sunday service

SUPPORTING THE FOODBANK - 

You can check the Foodbank website https://oswestryandborders.foodbank.org.uk/give-help/donate-food/ for up-to-date lists of their urgently needed items.

If you are unable to get out to make a donation of food, please consider a Standing Order to the Foodbank.  Here are the bank details:-

Bank: HSBC

sort code: 40-35-32

Account number 11785451

name; Oswestry and Borders foodbank.

 


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