Weekly News

Weekly News 23rd September 2018 pdf

 

 

OSWALD’S TREE - Saturday 22 September 9.30
am - 2.30 pm in the Parish Centre. A day of
learning and discussion around the topic of
‘Building our Church for the future’ - Please bring
your own lunch - tea and coffee will be provided.
Information packs are available in church please
take the envelope addressed to you and if you
can, deliver one to your neighbour
.

Please collect your addressed envelope which
contains pre-day reading and a reply slip. If you
can, please take your neighbours' for them.

 

 

 


"Scholars and Gentlemen"

Concert:-
chamber choir
Llanfechain Village Hall, Saturday 22nd September 7.30 pm
'Sing we at Pleasure' concert of madrigals
Price £6 to include a light supper and glass of wine or fruit juice. Tickets from Llanfechain Community Shop or telephone 01691 828077 or 01691 828614.


MOTHERS` UNION MEETING MEMBERS PAST
AND PRESENT Thursday 27 September at
2.30 pm in the Parish Centre which will include
worship, a speaker and tea. The speaker is a
Lichfield Diocese MU Trustee. All members are
welcome and it would be helpful if you could let Pam
Musson know if you would like to attend telephone:
656212.


ST OSWALD’S PRAYER BREAKFAST
Saturday 29 September 2018 8:00 a.m. in the
Parish Centre. Please join us for 45 minutes of
reflection and prayer, followed by fellowship over a
light breakfast (juice, cereal, toast, tea or coffee – no
charge) for those who are able to stay.


NEW SCHOOLS CHRISTIAN WORKER JANE
WEBBER - Commissioning Sunday 30 th
September at 6.30 p.m. at CTOD’S Annual Praise
and Pudding service to be held this year at All
Saints Trefonen.


 

HARVEST LUNCH - Sunday 7 th October in the
Parish Centre - Tickets £10 available from Chris
Lewis.(Bring your own wine)

Donations of apple pies would be most
appreciated. There is a list at the back of church
to sign. Thank you.


CHOIR CONCERT - SATURDAY 20TH OCTOBER 7.30pm
The title is ‘Homage to Henry’ and features the music of Henry Purcell.
Purcell is regarded as the greatest composer of the Restoration period and wrote stunning music for voices and instruments, for the church and the theatre and we shall feature the full range of his music during the evening with instrumental music provided by Chris Nex and his friends, a brass consort from Kinnerley and organ solos from Gerry Howe as well as choral music from the Choir.

Samantha Lewis will return to sing one of
Purcell’s famous arias from ‘Dido and Aeneas’ as well as solo roles in
other pieces. Proceeds will go to the Choral Foundation at St. Oswald’s.
Tickets are priced at £8 or £5 for members of St. Oswald’s Choral
Foundation. Young people in full time education will be admitted free of
charge if accompanied by a fee paying adult. Refreshments will be
available during the interval so do come along and enjoy a lovely evening
of fine music while supporting the music at St. Oswald’s.


CARDS FOR GOOD CAUSES SHOP
OPENS ON 27TH OCTOBER
FROM 10.00AM—4.00PM

 

MONDAY TO SATURDAY


OUR FOOD STOCK IS RUNNING 
VERY LOW!!

We are so grateful to all our many donors and supporters who have contributed food to the Food Bank. So here is a very big...THANK YOU!

However we are finding it harder to keep up with demand and there are many gaps on the shelves of the Beatrice Street food store.
We now request your further help to fill the gaps.
During the summer holidays we run a scheme to help the families with children
who receive free school meals in term-time. They can now access the Food Bank
for six food parcels during the school summer holiday. This will only be possible with your help.
Our MOST WANTED items include:-
Tins: Hot Dogs, Meat Ball, corn beef (small tins), ham (small tins), spaghetti, tomatoes, fruit, custard, rice pudding, carrots
Bottles: Squash (small), ketchup, brown sauce, mayonnaise
Jars: Jam, peanut butter, coffee, pasta sauces
Packets: cereals, long life milk

click here for a pdf poster


 

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


Messy Church Dates:
16th September
21st October
18th November

Messy Church at St Oswald’s
Craft, Worship & Food
at 4-6pm in the Parish Centre


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 

 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 

See New worker pdf for details

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

Click here for a 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