St Oswald's Church, Sowerby, Thirsk, North Yorkshire

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Regular services at St Oswald's


Sundays

8.30am on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays of the month
Holy Communion

Spoken Communion service (no hymns) of approximately 45 minutes using the traditional words of the Book of Common Prayer alongside readings and prayers.

8.30am on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month
Early Worship

Spoken service of Morning Prayer (no hymns) led by trained members of the congregation. Lasts approximately 45 minutes and uses the contemporary words of Common Worship with readings and prayers.

10.30am on the 1st Sunday of the month
Morning Prayer

Contemporary Common Worship Morning Prayer service with hymns, worship songs, prayers, readings and a sermon. Normally a Kids' Club which meets at the same time. The service is usually followed by refreshments.

10.30am on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month
Holy Communion

Contemporary Common Worship Communion service with hymns, worship songs, prayers, readings and a sermon. Normally a Kids' Club which starts at the same time, with the children joining the adults for Communion. Refreshments usually follow the service, which lasts about an hour.

10.30am on the 3rd Sunday of the month
Worship for all

All-age contemporary service with hymns, worship songs, readings, prayers, activities and/or a talk. It is led by Readers and trained members of the congregation and lasts approximately 50 minutes. It is often preceded at 9.45am by a breakfast of toast, croissants, tea/coffee and fruit juice.

10.30am on the 5th Sunday of the month
Holy Communion

A joint Communion service is held in one of the churches in the plurality: Sowerby, Sessay, Thirkleby, Kilburn or Bagby.

6.30pm on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month
Evening Prayer

A quiet half-hour service using the traditional words of the Book of Common Prayer. There are usually readings, prayers, a sermon or reflection and two hymns.

6.30pm on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month
Joint service at Sowerby Methodist Church

Hymns, readings, a talk and prayers.


Midweek

9.30am every Wednesday
Holy Communion

Spoken Common Worship Communion service with Bible readings and prayers. The service lasts 30-40 minutes.

12.30pm on the 1st Friday of the month (except school holidays)
Pram Service

A 30 minute service in church especially for pre-school children and their carers. Songs, stories, prayers and activities. Followed by a children's lunch plus tea and coffee for carers. More information and the date of the next Pram Service.


Saturdays

11.00am till 1.00pm in the Parochial Hall every few weeks
Messy Church

Crafts, games and lots of fun for all the family, followed by a Bible story, songs and a prayer activity. Then everyone has lunch together. More information and the date of the next Messy Church.


Please look at the calendar page on this website or the notice boards outside and inside church for confirmation of details and any alterations.


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