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What’s on Week Beginning 26th January

What’s on Week Beginning 26th January

Monday 26th January 9-11 am  “Coffee Time” Launch at St Mary Magdalene’s 9.30 am Morning ...

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St Thomas’ Open Church

St Thomas’ Open Church

Open from 10am to 12 noon every week Monday to Saturday Come and join us for tea, coffee. You may ...

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Serving the Parish of Stockton Heath and Appleton, Warrington.

We Pray For:

  • families and young people on holiday.
  • St. Thomas’ School after all its inspections. For Mary Cummings our Acting Head and Pat Nulty our Deputy; for Ian Moss our new Head and new classroom teachers Charlotte Johnson and Christine Hare, all three joining us in September.
  • those who are preparing to confirm their Baptism vows at the Confirmation Service in July : that their walk with the Lord may continue throughout their life.
  • Ascension Day this Thursday, that we may worship our risen and Ascended Lord in our lives and in our homes.
  • forgiveness and newness of life and an awareness of our need for God.
  • healing for the sick: Charles and Joan Hulse, Stan Gerrard, Joyce Woodward, Paul Rigby, Vera Turton, Paul Stirrup, Elizabeth Parry, Greta Norbury, Elsie Higham, Alan Cliffe, Tony Mason, Kate Allan and Alison Hatcher.
  • the deceased and those who love and will miss them: for Andy Nicholson.
  • St Thomas’ and St Mary Magdalene’s Notices Sunday 22nd May

    22nd May 2011 – EASTER V

    Healing Services today: after you’ve received Communion please stay at the altar to receive the laying on of hands for healing.


  • 9.30am Family Communion at St. Mary Magdalene’s
  • 10.45am United Saints Walk leaves St. Mary Magdalene’s
  • 10.45am Family Communion at St. Thomas’
  • 12.30pm Baptism of Arlo Iacobucci
  • 5pm Evening Prayer at St. Mary Magdalene’s

  • Monday – Morning Prayer 9.30am at St. Thomas’
  • Tuesday – PCC 7.30pm at St. Thomas’
  • Wednesday – Little Sunbeams 9-11am at St. Mary Magdalene’s
  • Wednesday – Holy Communion 12noon at St. Mary Magdalene’s
  • Wednesday – Praise and Play Wednesday 2pm at St. Thomas’
  • Wednesday – Adult Nurture / Confirmation group 7.30pm at 9 Broomfields Avenue
  • Thursday – Holy Communion 10am at St. Thomas’
  • Thursday – Bumps and Babies 12.30pm at St. Thomas’
  • Thursday – Young people’s Confirmation group 3.45pm at St. Mary Magdalene’s
  • Thursday – Deanery Synod 7.30pm at Thelwall
  • Friday – Morning Prayer 9.30am at St. Thomas’

    Next Sunday: Easter VI

  • 8am Holy Communion at St. Thomas’
  • 9.30am Family Communion at St. Mary Magdalene’s -
  • 10.45am Family Communion at St. Thomas’
  • 5pm Evening Prayer at St. Mary Magdalene’s
  • 6pm United Saints at St. Mary Magdalene’s

  • Christian Aid envelopes Please return ASAP in your red re-usable bags, and make sure you indicate your name and the road collected.

    Ascension Day Thursday 2 June: a Day of Obligation when we have services at 10am and 7.30pm at St. Thomas’

    Mary and Harold Stanley’s Garden Party Saturday 4th June 2-4.30pm at 40 Sandy Lane. Bring and Buy, Raffle – tickets

    We Pray For:

  • all whose hearts are troubled; that keeping their eyes fixed on Jesus they may find His peace and healing.
  • Ian Moss who will be the new Head Teacher at St. Thomas’ School: for pupils and staff at this time of change: that our school may reveal Kingdom values in our community.
  • Ireland and the Queen’s visit, giving thanks for forgiveness of dark times in the past and for the reconciliation and resurrection possible now.
  • the Middle East and North Africa, that peaceful and just solutions may be found.
  • faithfulness in our witness, that we may believe in the power of prayer and be constant in our intercessions for others.
  • the end of Christian Aid Week and for
  • St Thomas’ and St Mary Magdalene’s Notices Sunday 15th May

    15th May 2011 – EASTER IV – Christian Aid Week

    We still need more collectors. Please volunteer to collect along a road during the week. This year we’ve got smart bags – please bring them back to be re-used next year, with your name and the name of the road you’ve collected inside. There will be a DVD after the 9.30am and 10.45am Services – please stay.

    Rev Alec Brown will be preaching today at our 9.30am Family Communion at St. Mary Magdalene’s as part of our Fiftieth Anniversary Celebrations

  • 10.45am Family Communion at St. Thomas’
  • 3pm Christian Aid United Service at St. Mary Magdalene’s NB therefore no Evening Prayer
  • 6pm United Saints at St. Mary Magdalene’s

  • Morning Prayer Monday 9.30am at St. Thomas’
  • Baptism Preparation Action Group Monday 16th at 7pm at St. Thomas’ followed by Baptism Preparation at 8pm
  • CAMEO Group Planning Monday 7.30pm at St. Mary Magdalene’s
  • Friendship Group Tuesday 2pm at St. Thomas’
  • SMAG Tuesday 7.30pm at 12 Barule Close
  • Little Sunbeams Wednesday 9-11am at St. Mary Magdalene’s
  • Holy Communion 12noon at St. Mary Magdalene’s
  • Praise and Play Wednesday 2pm at St. Thomas’
  • Adult Nurture / Confirmation group Wednesday 7.30pm at 9 Broomfields Avenue
  • Standing Committee Wednesday 7.30pm at the Vicarage
  • Holy Communion 10am Thursday at St. Thomas’
  • Bumps and Babies Thursday 12.30pm at St. Thomas’
  • Young people’s Confirmation group Thursday 3.45pm at St. Mary Magdalene’s
  • Morning Prayer Friday 9.30am at St. Thomas’
  • Hundred Club Coffee Morning Saturday 10am at St. Mary Magdalene’s
  • Church Hall Official Re-opening Saturday 1.30pm
  • Wedding of Paul Boyce and Catherine Lythgoe Saturday

  • Next Sunday: Easter V

  • 8am Holy Communion at St. Thomas’
  • 9.30am Healing Service and Family Communion at St. Mary Magdalene’s -
  • 10.45am Healing Service and Family Communion at St. Thomas’
  • 10.45am United Saints’ Walk leaving from St. Mary Magdalene’s
  • 12.30pm Baptism of Arlo Iacobucci
  • 5pm Evening Prayer at St. Mary Magdalene’s
  • 6pm United Saints at St. Mary Magdalene’s
  • PCC Tuesday 24th at St. Thomas’
  • Mary and Harold Stanley’s Garden Party Saturday 4th June 2-4.30pm at 40 Sandy Lane. Bring and Buy, Raffle – tickets

    We Pray For:

  • Jesus the Good Shepherd to lead, guide and protect us.
  • young people and students completing exams and assignments.
  • Christian Aid Week: for
  • St Thomas’ and St Mary Magdalene’s Notices Sunday 8th May

    8th May 2011 – EASTER III

  • 9.30am Family Communion at St. Mary Magdalene’s
  • 10.45am Family Communion at St. Thomas’
  • 12.30pm Baptism of Oliver Wong, Edward and Freya Ashton and Oliver Roberts
  • 6pm United Saints at St. Mary Magdalene’s
  • 6.30pm United Service at Methodist Church: Michael to preach
  • Christian Aid Week 15th – 21st May: we need collectors. Please volunteer to collect along a road during the week. This year we’ve got smart bags – please bring them back to be re-used next year, with your name and the name of the road you’ve collected inside. There will be a DVD after the Service.


  • Morning Prayer Monday 9.30am at St. Thomas’
  • Funeral of Jean Perkins Monday 11.15am at St. Thomas’
  • Stitch and Chat Monday 9th 7.30pm at the Vicarage – embroidered keyrings – all welcome!
  • Summer Fair Meeting Monday 9th 7.30pm at the Vicarage
  • STAG Tuesday 10th 7.30pm at St. Thomas’
  • Little Sunbeams Wednesday 9-11am at St. Mary Magdalene’s
  • Holy Communion 12noon at St. Mary Magdalene’s
  • Praise and PlayWednesday 2pm at St. Thomas’
  • Adult Nurture / Confirmation group Wednesday 7.30pm at 9 Broomfields Avenue
  • Holy Communion 10am Thursday at St. Thomas’
  • Bumps and Babies Thursday 12.30pm at St. Thomas’
  • Young people’s Confirmation group Thursday 3.45pm at St. Mary Magdalene’s
  • Walking Day Meeting Thursday 7.30pm at the Vicarage
  • Morning Prayer Friday 9.30am at St. Thomas’

  • Next Sunday: Easter IV

  • 8am Holy Communion at St. Thomas’
  • 9.30am Family Communion at St. Mary Magdalene’s – Rev Alec Brown will be preaching
  • 10.45am Family Communion at St. Thomas’
  • 3pm Christian Aid United Service at St. Mary Magdalene’s NB therefore no Evening Prayer
  • 6pm United Saints at St. Mary Magdalene’s
  • SMAG Tuesday 17th 7.30pm at 12 Barule Close
  • Baptism Preparation Action Group Monday 16th at 7pm at St. Thomas’ followed by Baptism Preparation at 8pm

    Church Hall Official Re-opening Saturday 21st at 1.30pm – please come along, see the refurbished hall and join us for the opening.

    Did you know? That St Thomas' Church is open for visits every day from 10:00am to 12:00am. Feel free to pop in.