Upcoming Events at St Oswald's

  • Garden of the Heart

    A Place of Conversation, Food and Friendship

    Wednesday Night Conversation & Shared Meal

    Dates: 2/5; 16/5; 30/5 - NRW Events

    6 p.m Gather & share a 'bring a plate' meal. 7pm Conversation . 8.30pm Close.

    Daily Meditation & Prayer

    Monday - Thursday: Listening For The Heart

    · 8.00am Daily - Monday - Tuesday - Thursday - 7.30am Wednesday (incs. walk after)

    Wominjeka Garden, St Oswalds Anglican Church, 100 High Street, Glen Iris

    ph Glenn on: 0418911714

    See Details

  • Open Door - Tuesday Cuppa and Chat

    1:30pm to 3:00pm Open Door continues fortnightly on Tuesdays except in School Holidays. Next Open Door is on Tuesday  17th Sept 2018.

    Enjoy an informal get together for tea, coffee - eat your lunch or snack, have a chat or perhaps someone to pray with about any concerns etc.

    St Oswald's Anglican Church Red Room

  • Art Exhibition in the Church

    Art Works by Rev Glenn Loughrey are currently displayed in the Church.

  • Recent Events at St Oswald's

  • Anglicare Food Collection - Saturday 18th August 9:00am

    Our parish collect items for Anglicare Mission House in Fitzroy. This food is then distributed to needy people in the inner city area.

    Our Annual Collection expands the scope of our giving and enables more people to participate in the donation of food for which there is an ever increasing need.

    This year there was an excellent response to the appeal.

    Many thanks to Jill O’Shea and Richard Carter

  • Silent Retreat - Saturday 11 Aug 9:30am - 3:00pm

    Silence and the art of seeing.

    A day of silence designed to sharpen our awareness of what is hidden.

    9:30am to 3:00pm. 

  • St Oswald's Day - Sunday 5th August 2018

    We celebrated St. Oswald's day on Sunday 5th August 2018. Our speaker this year was to be Rev. Dr. Don Saines who is a senior lecturer in Systemic Theology and Director if the Ministry Education Centre at Melbourne Trinity Theological College.

    Unfortunately Dr Saines was taken ill and could not share the day with us.

    As always it was a great opportunity to catch up with people. Thanks to Cheryl Adams and the team who organised the event!

    View Pictures of St Oswald's Day

  • Bargain Book Sale - Saturday 21 July

    Saturday 21 July 2018 9:00am - 1:00pm!


    Great book bargains to be found!

    Good quality CDs and DVDs.

  • National Reconciliation Week

    Don't Keep History a Mystery

    A day of celebration and commitment on Wednesday 30th May

    10:00am - NRW Ecumenical Church Service

    12:00pm - Conversational lunch in the garden & signing of a copy of the Statement from the Heart as our commitment to respect and reconciliation.

    More information: Email Glenn: vicar@stoswaldsgleniris.net.au

    Phone Glenn:  0418911714

  • Mother's Day Lunch - Thursday 10th May 2018

    A wonderful speaker, Kenneth Park, who has a passion for art, culture and history spoke about "Grand Houses and Gardens of Italy"

    A great time was had by the 105 attendees!

  • Opening of Garden - 4th April 2018

    Archbishop Philip Freier opened the Wominjeka Reconciliation Garden on Wednesday 4th April at 5:30pm

    See details of the Garden Project

    View Pictures of Opening

  • Cultural Service and Fellowship - 

    5:00pm Saturday 9th December at St Paul's Cathedral

    Cultural Service and Fellowship at 5:00pm on Saturday 9th December 2017 at St Paul's Cathedral, Corner of Swanston Street and Flinders Street.

    A time for Melbourne Parishes to gather together in unity and celebrate in prayer and service.

    All Welcome!  Please join us.

    View Flyer

  • St Oswald's Day - August 6th 2017

    Celebrate St. Oswald's Day on August 6th 2017

    There will be one service at 10am followed by lunch. Our special guest for the day is Bishop Paul Barker, the Bishop of the Jumbunna Episcopate and our regional Bishop. He will celebrate and preach at our service and then speak at the lunch. Another exciting event on that day will be a baptism.

    Lunch will include champagne, spit roast and vegetables followed by dessert

    Cost will be $35 per person. 

    BYO drinks

    Please give your name to Jill O’Shea or Cheryl Adams by Sunday July 

  • St Oswald's Sunday Afternoon Concert Series:

    Pippa Wilson - Sunday June 18th 2017

    Up Close and Personal with Melbourne's true lady of Jazz!

    A wonderful Concert was enjoyed by all who come.

    Pippa Wilson - Vocal

    Neil Taylor - Piano

    Annette Jenco-Yates - Bass

    Dave Newdick - Trumpet

    Ron Sandilands - Drums

    View Photos of this Event

  • Miriam-Rose Ungunmerr

    Saturday 3 June 2017 at 2:30pm

    Dadirri - a Deep Listening to Local Issues

    2:30p - 4:00pm at St Oswald's Anglican Church 100 High Street Glen Iris

    $3,000 was raised and will be used to provide youth services in Nauiyu and support to students who are studying off country via the Miriam Rose Foundation.

    View Photos of this event

  • Concert Sunday 30th April

    Ayesha Gough - Piano

    Ayesha gave a brilliant concert at St Oswalds's Church on 30th April 2017.

    She played Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Sculthorpe and Liszt.

    Ayesha was first prize winner in the 2015 Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition. She has given recitals around Australia and in New Zealand including the Queensland Symphony Orchestra.

  • Organ Recital by Dr Calvin Bowman

    Sunday 5th March 2017

    Outstanding Australian organist Dr Calvin Bowman gave a recital on the beautiful Knud Smenge pipe organ at St Oswald’s, Glen Iris. (Dr Bowman is well known for his work as keyboard soloist with the ABC and many of Australia’s leading orchestras. As well, he is famous for his presentation of the complete Bach organ works in a single 17 hour sitting for the Melbourne International Festival.) The concert featured organ works by JSBach, Walond, Guilmart, Thalben-Ball and others.

    The concert was greatly enjoyed by a large audience!