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St Oswald's Church

September 28, 2007
Church Name St Oswald's Church
Denomination/Affiliation Church of England
Address of meeting place
Main Street
Post Code YO10 4HJ
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Office The Vicarage, 1 Fulford Park
Fuldford, York
Office Post Code YO10 4QE
Phone 01904 633261 (not Saturday)
Meeting times Sun 9:15am: Parish Communion
Sun 11:00am: Morning Praise
Minister David Goodhew
Student Contact Name Sam Foster
Student Contact Phone 01904 641924 (not Friday)
Student Contact Email

One Voice Member? Yes
Churches Together in York Member? Yes
Evangelical Alliance Member? No
Registered to run Alpha? Yes
Brand Middle-of-the road / Evangelical / Contemporary
Music style Organ 50% / Band 50%
Flavour Lively / Meditative / Parcitipative / Youthful
Quiet / Liturgical / Family Friendly / Purpose Driven
Emphasis on Bible teaching / Spirit led
Prayer based / Pastorally supportive / Community Based
Which meeting is the best attended? Morning Praise
What is the average congregation size at this meeting 60+
In the last 2 years Sunday attendance has Increased
Approximate length of average Sunday sermon 20 mins
Special services/facilities/support for students Sam Foster, Curate, is the 'student minister' and holds regular student lunches and runs an '18-30' group
Do you encourage student involvement in any particular areas of church function Students are involved in the music group, work with children, worship leading and homegroups 
Church overview statment St Oswald's is a growing Anglican Church in Fulford near York University. St Oswald's is committed to an orthodox Biblical Christian faith, expressed in worship, witness, service and a warm welcome to all. We have just started two new Sunday services: Parish Communion at 9.15am (traditional worship: organ and robed choir) and 'Morning Praise' at 11am (contemporary worship: music group). You are very welcome to come along.
Song words Songbooks / OHP / PC Projector
Do you operate any system of small midweek groups Yes 
Have your church ever run Alpha? Yes
Do you expect to run Alpha in the next year? Yes
How near is a bus stop to your meeting place and what is it known as? Fulford Church
What number buses stop there? 412, 415, 413, x18, and 7
Do you have any special connections with student establishments in the city? Yes David Goodhew, the Vicar, is a member of vanbrough College, part of York University. He is also part of an Advisory Group for the Christian Unions of York St John and York University.



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