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Scroll down to see the CTOD Diary and Prayer Calendar for 2020.

NO OPERATION MOBILISATION MEETING AT THE QUINTA IN FEBRUARY 

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PROPOSED 2020 PRAYER VIGIL AT WESTON RHYN click 2020 (pdf)

 Please could you kindly take the time to read the attached proposal of a prayer initiative at St John's Weston Rhyn in May during the Thy Kingdom Come period. Peter Bevington says that "This would not preclude other local initiatives for those ten days but hopefully anything else would complement it."

 Please send any queries/responses either to Rev Stuart Jermy or to Peter at the email addresses contained within the body of the attachment.

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 -WORLD DAY OF PRAYER 2020

WWP

This year's service, written by the Christian women of Zimbabwe, will be held at Cornerstone Church on Lower Brook Street, Oswestry, SY11 2HJ, on Friday, 6th March 2020
at 2 pm. The title is "Rise! Take Your Mat and Walk".

The power inherent in World Day of Prayer Zimbabwe is seen in the tradition of praying and helping the needy in the communities. World Day of Prayer has grown from churches to schools, from universities to girls' and women's organisations. The circle of prayer and the call to help those in need has rippled out around Zimbabwe.

Everyone is most welcome.

 

 

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The foodbank is hosting a FREE COURSE on 1st April led by the Illegal Money lending Team from Birmingham. it will be held at Cabin Lane Church upstairs on 1st April from 10.30-12. refreshments provided.

This will be for anyone who supports or works with vulnerable people who are at risk or who have been at risk from loan sharks.

Please contact Liz Jermy at the foodbank if you want to book a place.

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  VISIT ORYC'S FACEBOOK PAGE TO SEE WHAT'S HAPPENING IN FEBRUARY 2020

ORYC

PLEASE SUPPORT MATT IN THIS AMAZING WORK 

 

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DAILY PRAYER AT ST OSWALD'S PARISH CHURCH 

Morning Prayer is said every morning at 8:30 using the Common Worship Daily Office.

Evening Prayer is said at 5pm Monday to Thursday using a range of material to suit a theme. On.. 

Monday we use an Iona style service with prayers focussed on social justice and inequality

Tuesday we use a Methodist style service with prayers focussed on our town and civic/church leadership

Wednesday we use a Franciscan style of service with prayers focussed on environmental issues

Thursday we use an Anglican office with prayers focussed on ministry and vocation

Each office lasts about 20 mins with bible readings set for the day.

Anyone and everyone is welcome

 The Rev'd Harvey Gibbons

 01691 653467

revdharvey@gmail.com

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Oswestry and Borders Foodbank NEWS

56 Beatrice Street, Oswestry.
Tel.: 01691 671940 Mobile Tel: 07399291955

OsNosh. - providing free meals to those who'd like them on a Thursday at HolyTrinity 12.30 onwards. Everyone welcome! Food is delicious - proven!

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The  school year is progressing, and Jane Webber, our new Schools Worker has working hard, organising groups and assemblies in our schools and colleges.  

See Schools Christian Worker  Newsletter and Prayer Diary for details.

Click SCWP for a list of Prayer Breakfasts in 2020

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 St Oswald's Community ‘drop-in' Tuesday mornings10:30am - 12.30pm

The Parish Centre, St Oswald's Church,  The Broadwalk
Oswestry SY11 2SY

Open to everyone,so please drop in, no charge

 Offering local people a welcoming hot drink, a friendly face and a chance to enjoy conversation and companionship. 

If anyone would like to know more about the St Oswald's drop-in, contact Elaine on 01691 778024 or by email at leek1@btinternet.com.
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  Winter Disability Oswestry Directory. We now have 50 groups involved! 

Click DO Directory for a pdf copy 

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 Connect For Life

If you feel interested in supporting people with memory difficulties, early dementia or who are lonely and isolated, Connect For Life can offer you the opportunity to volunteer at our new friendly group session on Thursdays, starting in September.
Please contact Alison Humphreys for more information on 07582 207972, email connectforlife@hotmail.com , also see Connect For Life website at connectforlife.co.uk

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 Please note that Churches Together in Shropshire have a good website.

 https://shropshirechurches.wordpress.com 

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  DIARY

2020

 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

United Service - Sunday January 19 th at 6:30 p.m.

 at Hope Church Oswestry Collection for CTOD Followed by lunchtime prayeron Monday 20th, Wednesday 22nd and Friday 24th January.  Details to follow

Good Friday 10 th April   Community Outreach Group event on the market. Details to follow

Easter Sunday Sonrise Service 12 th April Details to follow 

Christian Aid Week

United Service - Sunday 10 th May at 6:00 p.m. at Oswestry Methodist Church.Collection for Christian Aid

CTOD Stand at Oswestry Show -Saturday 1st August

 Harvest Praise and Puddings Service Sunday 11 th October at 6.00 p.m.at Christ Church URC/PCW, Oswestry  Collection for Oswestry and Borders Foodbank

 AGM's and Quarterly Meetings

Schools Christian Worker Project AGM on Monday 11 th May in The Chapter House, St Martins Church at 7.30 p.m.

The Foodbank AGM on Wednesday 10 th June at Albert Road Evangelical Church at 7.30 p.m.

CTOD AGM on Thursday 5 th November at Holy Trinity Church at 7.30 p.m.

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CTOD Executive7:00 p.m. 

January 13 th (Mon) at Alan's home 

April 21 st (Tues) at Val's home 

June 23 rd (Tues) at Oriel's home 

October 8 th (Thurs) at Sarah's home 

 Churches Together Meetings 7:30 p.m.

February 10 th (Mon) at Oswestry Methodist Church
May 7 th (Thurs) at Christ Church Rhydycroesau
July 14 th (Tues) at St Mary's Church, Selattyn

 

PRAYER CALENDAR 2020

The prayer calendar is intended primarily for personal use as a day by day reminder of the various churches, organisations and people in Oswestry and District for whom we may wish to pray. The calendar can be used each month of the year.

1 St. Oswald's Parish
Church
Rev Harvey Gibbons

2
The Haven
Mrs Pamela Blackshaw

3
St. Michael's,
West Felton
Rev Suzan Williams
Rev Jassica Castillo-Burley

4
St. Martins of Tours
Parish Church,
St. Martins
Rev Stuart Jermy

5

Oswestry Rural Youth
Church
Matt Barkley

6
St. Mary's Church,
Selattyn
Rev Steve Nicholson

7
Seion Church
Mr Geraint Prichard

8
C.T.O.D. Executive
and members of
Churches Together
meeting

9
Religious Society of
Friends
Carol Ross (Clerk)

10
Cabin Lane Church
Rev Steve and
Rev Jan Worthy

11
Our Lady and
St. Oswald's Catholic
Church
Fr Philip Kuzhiparambil

12
Schools Christian
Worker Project
Jane Webber
God's work
in the schools

13
Oswestry Methodist
Church
Rev Julia Skitt

14
Kiwoko Hospital,
Uganda

15
Cornerstone Baptist
Church
Rev Tony Maude

16
All Saints' Parish
Church, Trefonen
Rev Kathy Trimby

17
Horeb Church
Rev Gwilym O. Jones

18
Oswestry and Borders
Foodbank
Mrs Liz Jermy

19
Holy Trinity Parish
Church
Rev Paul Darlington

20
Christ Church,
Rhydycroesau
Rev Harvey Gibbons

21
Christ Church
URC/PCW
Rev Jeff Hancocks
Interim Moderator

22
St. John the Baptist,
Whittington
Rev Suzan Williams
Rev Jassica Castillo-Burley

23
Hope Church,
Oswestry
Mr Derek Hughes

24
Community Outreach
Group (COG)
Members of Core Team

25
Moors Methodist
Chapel
Rev Julia Skitt

26
Oswestry and
Ellesmere
Debt Centre
Mr David Lee

27
St. John's Church,
Weston Rhyn
Rev Stuart Jermy

28
Albert Road
Evangelical Church
Rev Russell Howes

29
Oswestry Christian
Bookshop

30
Young people and
those who teach them
in schools and
churches

 

 

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