St Oswald's Church

There has been a church on the current site of St Oswalds for over a 1,000 years. The current building stands at the heart of the village and has served the population of Warton for over 600 years.

We welcome you all to St Oswald's, Warton. Warton is a fairly large village near to Carnforth, in an area of outstanding natural beauty.
St Oswald's is a very beautiful church building dating from the 14th century, but there has been a church here for over 1000 years. We welcome many visitors to St Oswald's, some who are walkers, others interested in our connection with the family of George Washington, still more who come to pray in the creatively devotional atmosphere of this very special place.

Beautiful though the church building is, the real beauty of the church here is our faithful congregation. We are people of mixed ages and backgrounds, and we share a commitment to welcoming in the name of Christ all who come here.

Our worship is centered on the celebration of the presence of Christ in word and sacrament, the regular celebration of the Eucharist (Holy Communion) is at the heart of our life. We enjoy a strong choral tradition, with a keen choir and a repertoire of music rarely found in village churches.

There will always be a welcome for you at St Oswald's.

 

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Covid-19 Coronavirus Response

In response to the third national lockdown all public worship is suspended across the Benefice. We will continue to livestream a Eucharist each Sunday.  

Sundays at 9.30am  Livestream Eucharist on our YouTube channel

On Sunday 17th January we celebrate the Second Sunday of Epiphany. The link to the livestream 9.30am Eucharist is https://youtu.be/r9E2eanUtsA. A copy of the service booklet is available to download from the link below. 

You can watch and share all our online services on our YouTube channel. You can download the relevant service booklet from the Resources/Coronavirus section of this website. 

Download the Morning Prayer sheet here and join the Vicar at 9.15am each morning.

We have recorded the service of Night Prayer during Ordinary Time for you to share in each evening at a time that suits you. You can watch it here. Download a copy of the service booklet from the Resources/Coronavirus section of this website.

During the lockdown our church buildings will be open for individual prayer as follows:

St Oswald's: Sundays 8.30am-4.00pm; Wednesdays 10.00am-4.00pm.
St John's: Sunday 12noon-4.00pm; Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays 10.00am-4.00pm.

 

 

 
Contact Robin for more details - 01524 732946
 

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