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.

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- 2.50pm 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!

Wednesday 1 April
7.00pm Short Service of Reflection and Compline (Night Prayer)

Maundy Thursday 2 April
9.30am Holy Communion
11.00am Chester Cathedral Service including Blessing of Oils
8.00pm Supper Meal with hymns, readings and prayers and celebration of Holy Communion: everyone welcome!
10.30pm Watch of Prayer until midnight

Good Friday 3 April
10.30am till 12 noon Children's Workshop: The Story of Holy Week
1.30pm Following the Way of the Cross
2.30pm Liturgy of the Day: with hymns, readings and prayers and sharing in the Reserved Sacrament

Saturday 4 April
7.00pm Short Service of Reflection and Compline (Night Prayer)

Sunday 5 April - Easter Day
6.00am Dawn Liturgy with Lighting of the new Easter Candle and First Eucharist of Easter followed by Bucks Fizz!
10.30am Family Communion with Renewal of Baptism Vows

Sunday 12 April - 2nd Sunday of Easter
10.30am Parish Communion

Sunday 19 April - 3rd Sunday of Easter
10.30am Family Communion with Holy Baptism
1.00pm Holy Baptism

Tuesday 21 April at St Michael's Macclesfield
7.30pm Open Discussion meeting on the recent Church of England Bishop's Letter "Who is my neighbour?" - All Welcome!

Friday 24 April
7.00pm at Macclesfield Methodist Church, Westminster Road, Macclesfield, SK10 1BX - Hustings Meeting

An opportunity to hear and question the candidates standing for election to Parliament in the Macclesfield Constituency.

Saturday 25 April
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

Sunday 26 April - 4th Sunday of Easter
10.30am Parish Communion
11.30am Vestry Meeting (Election of Churchwardens)
11.45am Annual Parochial Church Meeting

Tuesday 28 April at St Michael & All Angels, Macclesfield
7.30pm Baptism, Confirmation, Reception & Holy Communion
including Confirmation of 3 candidates from St Oswald's!
All Welcome (but it may be crowded!)

Thursday 30 April at St Michael's Macclesfield
7.30pm Open Discussion meeting on the recent Church of England Bishop's Letter "Who is my neighbour?"

Sunday 3 May - 5th Sunday of Easter
9.00am Holy Communion
10.30am Family Service, followed by Easter Egg Hunt!
1.00pm Holy Baptism

Saturday 9 May

from St Martin's Church Hall Higher Poynton
10.00am Sponsored Walk for Christian Aid

at Tytherington Family Worship
7.30pm "Old Herbaceous" starring Peter Macqueen
In aid of the Hope Centre

Sunday 10 May - 6th Sunday of Easter
Christian Aid Week begins
10.30am Parish Communion
1.00pm Holy Baptism

Wednesday 13 May: at St Peter Prestbury
7.30pm Archdeacon's Visitation: Churchwardens and Sidespeople are cited to attend, but PCC members and others are also welcome!

Thursday 14 May - Ascension Day
9.30am Parish Communion
7.30pm Holy Communion

and from 3.30pm to 4.30 pm outside St Oswald's (inside if wet!)
the kids from RiCH are holding a [Church]Yard Sale in aid of the
Nepal Earthquake Appeal. Please come and support them!

Sunday 17 May - 7th Sunday of Easter
10.30am Family Communion

Tuesday 19 May
FREE CAKE! at the Hope Centre, Park Green, Macclesfield
as a thank you -

freeThursday 21 to Sunday 24 May - Cursillo Weekend # 50
at Wistaston Hall Crewe


Saturday 23 May
10.00am-12.00noon "Who let the Dads out?"

Sunday 24 May - Pentecost (Whit Sunday)
10.30am Parish Communion: The Revd Dr Gary Bowness

Friday 29 May
2.30 Wedding

Sunday 31 May - Trinity Sunday
10.30am Parish Communion

6.30pm at St Chrysostom's, Victoria Park, Manchester
An evening of Music & Readings to honour Mary

Monday 1 June
PCC meeting

incenseThursday 4 June - Corpus Christi
The Day of Thanksgiving for the Institution of Holy Communion
7.30pm Holy Communion with incense

Sunday 7 June - 1st Sunday after Trinity
Guest Preacher today at both services:
Venerable Ian Bishop, Archdeacon of Macclesfield
9.00am Holy Communion
10.30am Family Service

Sunday 14 June - 2nd Sunday after Trinity
10.30am Parish Communion

Saturday 20 June - Service at Chester Cathedral
5.00pm Ordination of Priests including our Assistant Curate
Revd Michael Fox All welcome to attend!

Sunday 21 June - 3rd Sunday after Trinity
10.30am Parish Communion
at which Revd Michael Fox will preside for the first time!
Guest Preacher: Denis Nowlan

Thursday 25 June at St Oswald's
10.30am-12.00noon Coffee Morning in Aid of the Mother's Union Big Wheels Appeal
Cakes, Stalls, Raffle and more. Please come and support this event being run jointly by our Praise & Play Parents and members of the Mothers Union to help people living in poverty both at home and abroad. Read more

Saturday 27 June
10.00am-12.00noon "Who let the Dads out?"

Our monthly group for pre-school/Key Stage 1 children and their Dads, Grandads or male carers. A informal social session in the church with plenty of toys to keep the Dads happy! We offer food and drink, a craft activity and a storytime and sing-along session.
Mums? - Fancy a bit of 'Me Time' on Saturday? - send Dad and the kids to Church!
Dads? - Get Brownie points with Mum for taking the children out for the morning!

Sunday 28 June - 4th Sunday after Trinity
10.30am Parish Communion
2.30pm Short Service of Remembrance at the Columbarium

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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