St Oswald, Kirkoswald - following and serving Jesus in our community.

Ordinary people seeking together to follow and serve Jesus - in the community, and for the community. You are welcome to our services and other events. 

Services and other events: These are shared between ourselves and Kirkoswald Methodist Chapel. If no services in Kirkoswald, there will usually be one in a nearby church in our group- at Great Salkeld, Lazonby or Renwick. Visit the 'Services and Events' and the 'News and Notices' pages to learn about these, Friday morning prayers, and other sources of help. You can also go to the East of Eden Community website for up to date local online resources and information. CLICK HERE

The Churchwardens to contact on general matters are: Michael Watts (01768 898688) or Mike Munro: (01768 898619)    FOR PASTORAL QUERIES OR ENQUIRING ABOUT BAPTISMS, WEDDINGS AND FUNERALS please also contact Rev. Katharine Butterfield 01768 898176. Email: [email protected]  (Day off: Monday.) 

St. Oswald's Church is now open for visiting and prayer from 10am to 6pm. approximately during the Spring and Summer. Anyone wishing to gain access at other times will need to contact Ruth Lee on 01768 898604, or Michael Watts: 01768 898688

For Safeguarding: To ensure that we keep everyone safe, we have a Parish Safeguarding Officer, who does what is needed to keep children and vulnerable people safe. For St. Oswald's church this is: Kevin Turpin: Telephone: 07942 491114, email: [email protected]  For more information see 'Safeguarding' on the menu list. We follow the 'Promoting a Safer Church' policy approved by the House of Bishops.

The Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser is Joanna Van Lachterop. She can be contacted at [email protected] or 07458 016884. (Mon-Fri). 

St Oswald's is in a group (or benefice) of 4 churches; the other churches in the group are: St Nicholas, Lazonby, All Saints', Renwick, and St Cuthbert's, Great Salkeld. 

You can also visit the East of Eden mission community website which has information on several churches in our area, including our own, in a different format:  CLICK HERE

Get in touch

Michael Watts (Churchwarden) / Mike Munro

Michael Watts ( Churchwarden)
(01768) 898688
Mike Munro
01768 898619
What's on

Holy Communion at St. Oswald's Church at 11am on Sunday 2nd June.

Sunday 02 June 2024 Sunday at for 1 hour
St Oswald's Church
St Oswald's Church, Kirkoswald On your right as you enter the village from Lazonby. Parking on side of main road. Note path to church is uneven, and can sometimes be slippery., CA10 1DQ

You are welcome to join us as we worship God together in a Holy Communion service. Simple refreshments served from 10-30am.
This is a joint service for local Anglicans and Methodists and people of all denominations and none are welcome.
The service will be led by Rev. Lindsay Harrod.
Any queries to Michael Watts: 01768 898688 or Mike Munro 01768 898619


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