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

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We have suspended our services and other meetings, and the church building is closed, until further notice because of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

But St Oswald's is still here as a church to serve our congregation and our community at large. For more information please click here.


Sponsored abseil (June 2008)


Supporters of St Oswald’s Church were so keen to raise funds that they launched themselves off the 200 foot high dam at Baitings Reservoir near Ripponden in a sponsored abseil.

Photograph of the dam

Photograph of vicar getting ready to abseil

Photograph of people abseiling

Photograph of people abseiling

Photograph of people abseiling

Photograph of people abseiling

Photograph of people abseiling

Photograph of people abseiling

Photograph of people abseiling

Photograph of people abseiling

Photograph of people abseiling

Photograph of people abseiling

Photograph of people abseiling

Photograph of people abseiling

Photograph of people abseiling

Photograph of people abseiling

Photograph of people abseiling

Photograph of people abseiling

Photograph of people abseiling

Photograph of people abseiling

Photograph of people abseiling

Photograph of people abseiling

Photograph of people abseiling

Photograph of people abseiling

Photograph of people abseiling

Photograph of people abseiling


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