Help Wanted

Help Wanted

The following Groups and Events need your help.  If you can spare a little of your time to help, ...

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A Date For Your Diaries!

A Date For Your Diaries!

Harvest Festival Barn Dance October 4th St Thomas’ Church Hall (Full details to follow ...

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Calling all Budding Bell-ringers!

Calling all Budding Bell-ringers!

We are starting bell ringing for beginners In October 2014.  The local Guild have kindly offered ...

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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:

  • Passiontide in the life of our Churches: that we may take up our cross and follow Christ.
  • our AGM today: for Churchwardens, sidespeople, PCC members: that we may be active in mission and fervent in prayer.
  • North Africa: for all those afraid and war-stricken; refugees and those seeking freedom; the United Nations; peaceful solutions.
  • families on holiday and young people preparing for exams: for family life with all its joys and sorrows.
  • those in need of healing: Paul Stirrup, Jean Perkins, Elizabeth Parry, Greta Norbury, Elsie Higham, Alan Cliffe, Tony Mason, Kate Allan and Alison Hatcher.
  • the dead and those who mourn their loss: for Margaret Davies, Margaret Dolan, Kathleen Hind, Colin Wheeler and Gladys Dean.
  • “Love amazing , so divine, demands my soul, my life, my all.”

    Dear Friends

    On the face of it, being reminded of a cruel death may not be everybody’s cup of tea. I overheard one person saying that they wouldn’t be coming to Church on Good Friday because

    Baptism Preparation

    All parents seeking baptism for their child at St Mary Magdalene’s and St Thomas’ are invited to a preparation evening. To get details of our next evening, on Monday 11th April at 8.00pm at St Thomas’ :

  • come to any Sunday service
  • come to Praise & Play or Little Sunbeams
  • come to St Thomas’ Church any day between 10.00am and 1.00pm
  • contact one of the clergy. Contact details are on the
  • Confirmation

    The Confirmation Service this year will take place on Sunday 17th July at St Mary Magdalene’s.

    All who would like to be confirmed in July should talk to Monica or Jane on Palm Sunday after the 9.30am and 10.45am services.

    Young people’s classes will begin on Thursday 5th May at 3.45pm at St Mary Magdalene’s with a snack and then starting at 4.00pm.

    For further details ring Michael, Monica or Jane.

    Summer Fair

    Saturday 25th June

    1.30pm to 4.00pm

    St Thomas’ School

    We need:

  • matched-funding from your place of work
  • big raffle prizes
  • to start planting seeds for the garden stall
  • ideas for a sea-side theme
  • books & DVDs
  • volunteers
  • Contact Summer Fair Secretary Fiona-Dix Baker – 861349 or Fionae.db@ntlworld.com for details

    Stitch and Chat

    Our next meeting is on Monday 11th April at
    7.30pm

    The topic is :
    Big Stitch Quilting

    We meet at :
    The Vicarage.
    12 Melton Avenue. Stockton Heath

    For more details contact Joanne Ridley – 261396
    or stocktonheathvicar@tiscali.co.uk

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