At this time, we remember the Magi (or Wise Men), who came from the East to to worship the king of the Jews – bringing gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh to Jesus. We realise that God is reaching out to the whole world.
Everyone is invited to our Christmas services this year, which are: Children’s Nativity Service – Sun 3rd Dec Christingle – Sun 10th Dec Carol Services – Sun 17th Dec (10:30 & 7pm) Christmas Eve Holy Communion – Sun 24th 10:30am Christmas Eve Holy Communion – Sun 24th 11pm Christmas Day Holy Communion & Family Service … Continue reading Christmas 2017
There will be an Advent bible study on Wednesday evenings during Advent, starting at 7.15pm on 6th December.
Join Chamber Choir Ireland, with conductor Paul Hillier and pianist Miles Lallemant, for a concert at St Thomas’ on Saturday 4th November at 7.30pm. Tickets, £13 / £10 from www.ChamberChoirIreland.com.
On Sunday 8th October, we are having our Harvest Service at 10:30am. Music will be provided by the amazing Downshire Brass. Everyone is welcome.
On Friday 28th April, at 7:30pm, we held another of our excellent Table Quizzes. It was an evening of fun and good-natured competition, in aid of Parish funds.
He is risen indeed!
The services during Holy Week and Easter are: Wednesday 12th April – 10:30am Holy Communion, and 7:30pm Thursday 13th – 7:30pm Good Friday (14th) – 12:00 to 3:00pm Meditations Easter (Sunday 16th) – 10:30am Holy Communion (see the events page for more information)
The season of Lent starts on Ash Wednesday and runs for the 40 days until Easter. It is a time of preparation for the celebration of Easter, and can include prayer, repentance, and self-denial.
After Epiphany comes the countdown to the penitential season of Lent.