What’s On Week Beginning 24th August

What’s On Week Beginning 24th August

Monday 24th 9-11 am  “Coffee Time” at St Mary Magdalene’s 9.00 am Morning Prayer at St ...

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Story Church – 23rd & 31st August

Story Church – 23rd & 31st August

Story Church is being held at St Thomas’ Church at 10:00 until 10:30 this Sunday – 23rd ...

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Stockton Heath Ancestors on CD

Stockton Heath Ancestors on CD

A small group of Stockton Heath members have produced a useful CD for those with Stockton Heath ...

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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.

Music at St Thomas’

If you would like to join the choir and sing at St Thomas’ Church, please contact Claire Harding at claire.harding3@btinternet.com or on 0161 681 0169 after 8.00pm.

If you play an instrument and would be interested in joining our music group please contact Claire.

Recent Funerals

Andrew John Nicholson – 7th June

Edith Wright – 9th June

Edna May Buckley – 20th June

Marlene Scott – 20th June

William Dooley – 23rd June

Elizabeth Jane Robertson – 27th June

May the faithful departed rest in peace

A Place to Find God

Dear Friends

On the 5th and 17th of this month we celebrate the dedication of our Church buildings. Although the Church is made up of people not bricks and mortar, our Church buildings are important to those who attend regularly and those who drop-in occasionally. So why come to St Mary Magdalene’s or St Thomas’?

We reflect our patrons. Although not specific to either Church I would like to think that we try to follow St Thomas and St Mary Magdalene in their faith in, and love of, God. Hopefully we are places where doubt is not condemned but accepted as a way to faith. Like the first Thomas we hope that life is a journey of discovery where resurrection is found in unexpected places. In the same way as Mary loved Jesus very much, she was the woman who anointed Him with precious oil, we hope to people from whom God’s lavish, generous, extravagant and endless love flows. (See St Mary Magdalene’s new banner to be blessed at the confirmation.)

A place to hide. Sometimes we need to retreat from the world and discover God in the quiet. Psalm 32 verse 7 says of God

50th Anniversary Celebrations

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of St Mary Magdalene’s we have arranged a special couple of days and would love everyone to join with us.

Saturday 16th July

  • 10.30am – 11.30am
  • Coffee and Cake
  • Saturday 16th July

  • 1.00pm
  • Teddy Bears’ Picnic and Children’s Party
  • Saturday 16th July

  • 5.00pm
  • Family BBQ
  • (Please bring food with you. See lists in both churches)

    Sunday 17th July

  • 10.00am
  • 50th Anniversary Communion and Confirmation Service with Bishop Keith followed by a Bring & Share Lunch.
  • Church Closure

    Please note:

  • NO 10.45am service on Sunday 17th July at St Thomas’.
  • 10.00am Joint Confirmation & 50th anniversary service at St Mary Magdalene’s.
  • NO 9.30am service on Sunday 31st July at St Mary Magdalene’s.
  • 10.45am Joint service at St Thomas’
  • During August St Mary Magdalene’s will be closed for roof repairs. Every Sunday in August there will be a 9.30am service at Broomfields House or Brampton Lodge.

    Stitch and Chat

    Monday 11th July at

    We will be making beaded brooches

    All welcome – at
    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.