Church pictureWelcome to St Oswald's!

The parish church of Bollington

Bollington Road, Bollington Cross, SK10 5EG
01625 422849

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Regular Weekday Events at St Oswald's:

Tuesdays - 9.30am till 11.00am - Praise & Play - in term-time
for pre-school children and babies and their parents and/or carers

Wednesdays- 8.30am to 4.30 - Church open
- offering open space for anyone from the parish or wider community to call in for private prayer and quiet reflection (see poster)

Wednesdays- 2.00pm till 3.00pm - Faith Hour
- Open Meeting in St Oswald’s Vestry: Everyone Welcome!
Sharing refreshments and experience about our different faith journeys

Thursdays- 9.30am - Holy Communion- followed by refreshments from 10.00 am until 11.30am

Thursdays- 3.00pm to 5.00pm - RiCH = Refreshment In CHurch (in term-time)
After-School Chill-Out time mainly for pupils of Years Seven to Nine

Fourth Sunday of the month: 3.00pm till 4.00pm - Puppet Ministry Group
Open for adults and children aged 7 and upwards.

Last Thursday of the month: 11.00-11.45am at St Oswald’s - Bollington Cursillistas
An Open Group led by various people who have taken part in a Chester Cursillo Weekend. All Welcome!


Sunday 4 January - Epiphany
9.00am Holy Communion
10.30am Family Service


Wednesday 7 January
Faith Hour resumes after the Christmas break


Thursday 8 January
Praise and Play and RICH resume after the Christmas break


Sunday 11 January - 1st Sunday of Epiphany (Baptism of Christ)
10.30am Parish Communion
1.00pm Holy Baptism


Sunday 18 January - 2nd Sunday of Epiphany (Week of Prayer for Christian Unity)
10.30am Parish Communion


Saturday 24 January
3.00pm - 5.00pm Annual Children's Epiphany Party
For families of those recently baptised, as well as our younger Church Members and those who come to Thursday Praise & Play group


Sunday 25 January - 3rd Sunday of Epiphany (Conversion of St Paul)
9.00-10.00am Growth Action Planning Meeting
10.30am Parish Communion
3.00pm at the Salvation Army Hall, Roe Street, Macclesfield
United Service in the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity


Sunday 1 February - Presentation of Christ in the Temple (Candlemas)
9.00am Holy Communion
10.30am Family Service


Tuesday 3 February at All Saints', Brough Street West, Macclesfield Sk11 8EL
7.30pm for 7.45pm Deanery Synod - open Meeting: Focussing on work with children and young people within the deanery


Sunday 8 February - 2nd Sunday before Lent
10.30am Parish Communion


Sunday 15 February - Sunday next before Lent
10.30am Parish Communion


Wednesday 18 February - Ash Wednesday
7.30pm Holy Communion with Imposition of Ashes


Friday 20 February
Wedding


Sunday 22 February - 1st Sunday of Lent
10.30am Parish Communion


Tuesday 24 February
12.30pm Simple Lent Lunch in St Oswald's
1.15pm to 2.30pm Afternoon Lent Group led by Canon Veronica
7.30pm to 9.00pm Evening Lent Group led by Revd Michael
Continuing with Graham Tomlin's book that we used in our recent GAP meetings


Sunday 1 March - 2nd Sunday of Lent
9.00am Holy Communion
10.30am Family Service including Holy Baptism


Tuesday 3 March
12.30pm Simple Lent Lunch in St Oswald's
1.15pm to 2.30pm Afternoon Lent Group led by Canon Veronica
7.30pm to 9.00pm Evening Lent Group led by Revd Michael


Saturday 7 March
10.00am till 11.00am Open meeting in St Oswald's
Growth Action Planning: All welcome!


Sunday 8 March - 3rd Sunday of Lent
10.30am Parish Communion
3.30pm at Chester Cathedral Installation of Revd Libby Lane as Bishop of Stockport


Tuesday 10 March
12.30pm Simple Lent Lunch in St Oswald's
1.15pm to 2.30pm Afternoon Lent Group led by Canon Veronica
7.30pm to 9.00pm Evening Lent Group led by Revd Michael


Sunday 15 March - Mothering Sunday
10.30am Family Communion with Simnel cake to follow!


Tuesday 17 March
12.30pm Simple Lent Lunch in St Oswald's
1.15pm to 2.30pm Afternoon Lent Group led by Canon Veronica
7.30pm to 9.00pm Evening Lent Group led by Revd Michael


Friday 19 March to Sunday 21 March at the Hope Centre, Macclesfield
An Exhibition about the History and Content of the Bible more details...


Saturday 21 March
7.30pm ‘Sing Me a Song’ - A Concert of Choral Music by Capriccio
Choral music both sacred and secular, ranging from madrigals to modern pop songs.
in aid of the ALEX Project at Bollington Health & Leisure - a support group for Parkinson's sufferers
more details...


Sunday 22 March - 3rd Sunday of Lent
10.30am Parish Communion
2.30pm Short Service of Remembrance at the Columbarium
service


Tuesday 24 March
12.30pm Simple Lent Lunch in St Oswald's
1.15pm to 2.30pm Afternoon Lent Group led by Canon Veronica
7.30pm to 9.00pm Evening Lent Group led by Revd Michael


Saturday 28 March
10.00am-12.00noon "Who let the Dads out?"
A monthly group for Dad’s, Granddad’s or male carers and their pre-school children - Every Fourth Saturday of the month from now on


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Sunday 29 March - Palm Sunday
10.30am Parish Communion with Procession of Palms and Dramatic Reading of St Mark's Passion Gospel
7.30pm Concert by the Bollington Festival Choir
Haydn Requiem C minor, Mozart Coronation Mass
Admission £12 (£3 under 18 years)


Monday 30 March
7.00pm Short Service of Reflection and Compline (Night Prayer)


Tuesday 31 March
7.00pm Short Service of Reflection and Compline (Night Prayer)


Our lent book this year

lent book


Lent lunches

soup
Proceeds to Hope in North East Cheshire

Lent offering

lent


The Wise Travellers

Epiphany

The Baptism of Christ

Baptism of Christ

The Conversion of St Paul

st Paul

The Presentation of Christ in the Temple

art

Ash Wednesday

ash

Palm Sunday

painting


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The Parish Church, its building, activities and clergy are entirely funded by voluntary contributions.

We do NOT receive any financial support from the Government, the Diocese, or the Church Commissioners.

Please visit our Donations page to see how you could help to keep us operating both as a centre of worship and as a resource for the local community