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

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Regular services at St Oswald's


We are holding services in church and some are also livestreamed on Zoom. For the latest information about services please see our calendar.


Sundays

8.30am on 1st and 3rd 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 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 1st Sunday of the month
Morning Praise

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 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 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.

10.30am on 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.


Midweek

9.30am every Wednesday
Holy Communion

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

12 noon on 1st Friday of the month during school term time
Little Wonders @ Church

A half hour get-together in St Oswald's Church with songs, a Bible story, a craft activity and prayers especially for 0 - 4 year olds and their parents/carers. Followed by a snack lunch (including tea and coffee for parents/carers). More information about Little Wonders @ Church.


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 about Messy Church.


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