St Oswald, Backford

St Oswald, Backford welcomes people of faith and none as we seek to discover God's will for our lives and follow and grow as disciples serving God and our community.

This is the Parish Church for the villages of Backford, Mollington, Chorlton, Caughall and Lea-by- Backford.

The parish of Backford: St Oswald is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs. The Diocese of Chester’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.

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Revd Canon Steve Mansfield

Belmont Cottage / The Vicarge,
Church Road,


2nd Sunday of the month - Family Service with Communion

Every Second Sunday at 11:15 a.m. for 50m
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Please note that this event will not be taking place between 8 Sep 2022 - 12 Sep 2022

Church Lane

An all-age appropriate act of worship including to make the service more accessible to families with young children with Canon Steve on the second Sunday of each month. It includes a shortened communion and has a target length of under 50 minutes.

Eucharist/Holy Communion Music Recorded service All age/Family Common Worship Family Friendly Bellringing

In Memory of her Majesty

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