St Barnabas, Oldham

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Our congregation is a welcoming community. The atmosphere is prayerful, supportive and rich in fellowship. We hope that visitors will find us friendly and welcoming.

We have a small robed choir for the Parish Eucharist on Sundays. During our worship, our vicar wears vestments of the appropriate liturgical colours.

Lay participation is well established. For example, the intercessions and Bible readings, and Eucharistic ministry are also undertaken on a rota, with younger members helping particularly during the monthly family service.

We serve tea, coffee and soft drinks in the main Church Hall after the Sunday morning service.  All Fairtrade, of course

Children are very welcome: the congregation is very tolerant and fully understands the problems faced by parents. We invite children to stay with their parents in all services or to join the crèche in the vestry or the Sunday schools that meet in the Church Hall. The choice is yours.

Disabled access: The entire building is easily accessed by anyone with mobility problems, or has a wheelchair. We also have good-quality toilet facilities for the disabled, which also contains baby-changing facilities.

The Church has a good-quality sound system. We recommend that anyone with a hearing aid switches it to the ‘T’ position on entry to the church.

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Revd Dr Paul Monk
St Barnabas' Vicarage
1 Arundel Street
Clarksfield
Oldham OL4 1NL
(0161) 624 7708

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Sunday

Parish Communion
A family friendly Communion service (Common Worship). Most weeks, the children attend Sunday school or creche, but attend a Eucharistic family service on the second Sunday of the month.
Every Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly creche Sunday School Coffee Common Worship

Tuesday

Week-day Eucharist
A simple and reverent time before the Lord and His table.
Every Tuesday at 10:00 AM for ½ hour
Common Worship
Family Eucharist
A short and intimate time around the Lord's Table.
Every Tuesday every Tuesday at 7:00 PM for ½ hour
Family Friendly Common Worship
Sunday School Youth Group Live Music / Concerts Regular Choir Urban Priority Area Supports Fairtrade goods Stained glass Guided Tours Guidebooks / notes Organ Wheelchair Access / Ramp Wheelchair accessible toilets Accessible Car parking Autism/Aspergers Aware/Accessible Braille Hymnbooks / Orders of Service Hearing / Induction Loop Large Print Hymnbooks / Orders of Service Assistance Dogs Toilets Baby Changing Facilities Visitor Parking Available
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Joan Platt(0161) 652 8904

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Clergy: The Revd Canon Richard Whishaw HAWKINS
A Church Near You ID: 15925
Built: 1932 and 2008
Our Patron: HM the Queen and the Bishop of Manchester
Archdeaconry: ROCHDALE (242)
Deanery: Oldham East (24208)
Benefice: Medlock Head (24/227CL)
Parish Legal Name: St. Barnabas, Oldham (240284 24/284)
CofE Church Info: (624284 24/284)
Short URL: acny.uk/15925/
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The current editor is: Paul Monk

 
 
St Barnabas Arundel Street, Clarksfield, (near the new Tesco Extra superstor on Huddersfield Road), Oldham, Greater Manchester, OL4 1NL

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