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Listen to some sermons, Gospel readings and prayers at St Thomas's.

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Sermons at St Thomas's:

10th November 2019: A service of remembrance led by the Revd Kelvin Inglis (Introduction and reading 00:00-03:50; sermon 03:50-14:15; prayers, Act of remembrance and Act of commitment 14:15-23:00; notices 23:00-end)

3rd November 2019: The Revd Joanna Percival considers how chance encounters with "ordinary saints" can change us.  She encourages us to recognise our real need of God and to share with others our experiences aswell as the deep loving kindness we have received from God (Readings 00:00-03:54, Gospel 03:55-06:07, Sermon 06:09-20:51, Intercessions 20:54-25:54, Notices 25:55-end).

27th October 2019: The Revd Kelvin Inglis looks at the parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector. If we know that it is by grace alone that we succeed and if we acknowledge our failings and lean on His mercy, then we will know the humility that brings us closer to God (Readings 00:00-04:15; Gospel 04:15-06:04; sermon 06:04-21:05; intercessions 21:05-27:37; notices 27:37-end)

20th October 2019: No recording - Churches together at the United Reformed Church

13th October 2019: The Revd Keith Thomasson, senior chaplain at Alabare talks about meeting the vulnerable where they are by being willing to make ourselves vulnerable too (Readings 00:00-04:50; Gospel 04:50-06:50; sermon 06:50-17:05; intercessions 17:05-23:05; Helen Inglis on Alabare 23:05-30:21; notices 30:21-end)

6th October 2019: This Harvest Festival and with the help of the junior choir, the Revd Selina Deacon reminds us of God's bounteous gifts to us all and our responsibility to care for his creation and share it with all mankind (Readings 00:00-04:02; Gospel 04:02-06:25; sermon 06:25-17:20; intercessions 17:20-23:45; notices 23:45-end)

29th September 2019: The Revd Tom Clammer reassures us that the spiritual battles we experience within ourselves, outside and in the world have all already been won in Heaven  (Readings 00:00-03:35; Gospel 03:35-05:25; sermon 05:25-18:35; intercessions 18:35-23:50; notices 23:50-end)

22nd September 2019: The Revd Robert Prance unpicks the parable of the unjust steward. We like Christ, are called to be optimistic, to look for the best and the potential in others rather than being critical and sitting in judgement. (Readings 00:00-02:25; Gospel 02:25-05:20; sermon 05:20-21:48; intercessions 21:48-27:45; notices 27:45-end)

15th September 2019: Revd Kelvin Inglis reflects on God's abundant grace and the nature of true evangelism in the form of a Christian life full of the values of the Kingdom (Readings 00:00-04:06, Gospel 04:08-06:13, Sermon 06:15-20:17, Intercessions 20:19-24:09, Notices 24:12-end).

8th September 2019: 'Whoever comes to Me and does not hate father and itself, can not be My disciple' The Revd Wendy Cooper sheds light on Christ's troubling words (Readings 00:00-05:50; Gospel 05:50-08:10; sermon 08:10-23:15; intersessions 23:15-29:15; notices 29:15-end)

1st September 2019: Unavailable

25th August 2019: Tom Clammer invites us to think of the Sabbath as an essential time but any time in the week when we stop being busy and delight in the Lord. By nature this results in Worship and a spiritually balanced life. (Lessons 00:00-04:25; Gospel 04:25-06:25; sermon 06:25-20:20; intersessions 20:20-25:40; notices 25:40-end)

18th August 2019: No recording - Churches together at the Methodist church

11th August 2019: Keep hold of a vision of a Heavenly Jerusalem Revd Kelvin Inglis asks. And live today as citizens of that Heavenly place. A place which is not only a long way off but also here and now (Readings 00:00-04:05; Gospel 04:05-05:55; sermon 05:55-20:55; intersessions 20:55-30:00; notices 30:00-end)

4th August 2019: The Revd Kelvin Inglis asks us question what we consider to be our treasures and what we should do with them. He reminds us that the best treasures are only kept by giving them away (Readings 00:00-04:00; Gospel 04:00-06:05; sermon 06:05-21:20; intersessions 21:20-25:25; notices 25:25-end)

28th July 2019: Revd Kelvin Inglis unpicks problematical images of God in scripture, exploring the true nature of God as love and encouraging us to consider others' experiences of 'Him' aswell as our own (Readings 00:00-04:47, Gospel 04:48-07:19, Sermon 07:20-19:57, Intercessions 19:59-23:49, Notices 23:50-end)

21st July 2019: with scaffolding newly in place in the nave, the Revd Wendy Cooper uses the story of Jesus at Martha and Mary's house from Luke's gospel to illustrate how we need to understand the new season we are entering as we begin to repair, renovate and renew our church building (Readings 00:00-04:56, Gospel 04:58-06:20, Sermon 06:21-21:17, Intercessions 21:20-25:58, Notices 26:00-end)

14th July 2019: As the Revd Jonathan Plows presides for the last time at St Thomas's, he uses his own experience to describe how God's calling 'God moments' can be uncomfortable and challenging but if followed, fruitful and fulfilling (Readings 00:00-04:50; Gospel 04:50-07:15; sermon 07:15-22:30; intercessions 22:30-27:55; notices 27:55-end)


Upcoming Events

Date 17th Nov 19: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Morning Prayer
Date 18th Nov 19: 8:00 am - 8:20 am
Holy Communion
Date 18th Nov 19: 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Morning Prayer
Date 19th Nov 19: 8:00 am - 8:20 am
Sunday Services

8.00 am - Holy Communion

10.15 am - Parish Communion

6.00pm - Evensong


Services in the week


8.00 am - Morning Prayer

10.30 am - Holy Communion  


8.00 am - Morning Prayer

10.00 am - Prayer Group


8.00 am - Holy Communion


8.00 am - Morning Prayer


8.00 am - Morning Prayer

9.30 am - Holy Communion