PCC Away Day
Our PCC away day on 20th July in the beautiful grounds of Bolton Abbey will allow the two PCCs to take time to talk through some of the principles of growth.
St Oswald’s will have no coffee morning on July 6th as we’re going to the seaside. On Saturday 3rd August coffee AFTERNOON will be VERY different; more details to follow.
Social church at St Oswald’s is on Wednesday 10th July 6.30pm, with a “Faith supper” followed by the quiz. It’s guaranteed to be a good fun evening. Do come along.
Pray around the world
In an exciting new prayer venture we’re going to pray around the world. These informal meetings will be at Dot Jackson’s home at 4pm alternate Tuesdays starting on 2nd July. This month it will be Afghanistan and Albania on 2nd, Algeria and American Samoa on 16th, and Andorra and Angola on 30th.
West End Centre
The West End at St Oswald’s is now offering Tai Chi sessions. Anyone is welcome to this or Wednesday lunch, Arts and Crafts, gardening, cookery, English and Maths functional skills, use of the Computer Suite, Social events, sewing. Call in for further information Monday to Friday 9-3.30 (closed Monday afternoons). This is a huge resource for all our community.
Children’s Society box holders at St Oswald’s have raised £240 for the Society – a great achievement.
For Fathers’ Day we made a specific point of inviting people and St Oswald’s had 39 adults and 5 children and All Saints 42 and 12.
Hilary Lynne White has been awarded ‘Athlete of the Year’ in 10-pin bowling, by Bradford Disability Sports and Leisure.
The Garfield Weston Foundation has made a grant of £3500 towards the ‘Beautify The Church’ fund at All Saints to restore floors and storage cupboards. This is a huge help towards the costs, and is greatly appreciated.