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On Thursday 2 July, St Oswald’s opened its doors for private prayer and the church remains open at the following times: Monday – Friday, 10am – 1pm. On Sunday 2 August, we had our first service, gathered as a congregation. Midweek services at St Oswald’s and in Girvan remain suspended,… read more >>

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COMFORT is a weekly ecumenical newsletter for Maybole and North Carrick that was created during the COVID-19 lockdown. Click the links below to download the newsletter. 13th Sunday after Pentecost: COMFORT 30.08.20 12th Sunday after Pentecost: COMFORT 23.08.20 11th Sunday after Pentecost: COMFORT 16.08.20 Tenth Sunday after Pentecost / St… read more >>

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No one can say “Jesus is Lord” except by the Holy Spirit. Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of services, but the same Lord; and there are varieties of activities, but it is the same God who activates all of them in… read more >>

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On Ascension Day, Thursday 21 May 2020, St Oswald’s Worship Leader Matthew Wyllie led a short service which was broadcast by the Scottish Episcopal Church. You can watch the service here and the liturgy for the service is available here. Here is the reflection that Matthew gave: The accounts of… read more >>

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Easter, the Feast of the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ, the most important and joyous celebration in the Church’s calendar. I am sure this is an Easter that will live in our memories for the rest of our lives as it hardly feels like a time for celebration. So… read more >>

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The prayer book below has been created as a result of the suspension of church services following the spread of coronavirus. It is designed to be used by individuals or families to strengthen our daily prayer life and remind us that although we cannot gather at church, we can still… read more >>

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Soon we should be preparing for the greatest of the Christian festivals: Easter, the celebration of Our Lord’s resurrection. We should be entering a time of joyous celebration with our families and friends and enjoying the beginning of spring. Yet we find ourselves in a situation never before experienced in… read more >>

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On Sunday we celebrate Christ’s joyous entry into Jerusalem, with crowds proclaiming Him as Messiah and strewing palm leaves before Him. From there we move to the solemnity of Holy Week in preparation for the celebration of the joy of His, and our, resurrection at Easter. It will be very… read more >>

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On Tuesday 17 March 2020, the College of Bishops of the Scottish Episcopal Church offered new guidance regarding coronavirus (COVID-19). As a result, St Oswald’s will be suspending all services and meetings until further notice. However, this does not mean that we will just be closing our doors. The Church… read more >>

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“Let us fast an acceptable and very pleasing fast to the Lord. True fast is the estrangement from evil, temperance of tongue, abstinence from anger, separation from desires, slander, falsehood and perjury. Privation of these is true fasting.”  – Saint Basil Lent will shortly be upon us; a time of… read more >>