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Sermons at St Thomas's:

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)

7th July 2019: at our Patronal festival, Revd Selina Deacon ponders the importance of names and of understanding that we are all known intimately by God.  She reflects on the calling of Thomas à Becket and encourages us in the storms of our lives always to be expecting and listening for the still small voice of calm (Readings 00:00-02:57, Gospel 02:59-03:47, Sermon 03:59-13:51, Intercessions 13.55-19.00, Notices 19:01-end)

30th June 2019: Revd Kelvin Inglis uses the reading from Paul's letter to the Galatians to concoct a fruit salad of the spirit, importantly containing the banana of self-control, and Lt Col Neil Stace, the Sewing Soldier, reflects on the Flags of Thanks display (Reading 00:00-01:39, Gospel 01:40-03:28, Sermon 03:29-18:32, Intercessions 18:34-23:12, Notices 23:13-end)

23rd June 2019:  Looking at the account of the Gerasene Demoniac, Revd Tom Clammer describes how Christ brings calm amidst and out of chaos (Readings 00:00-03:45; Gospel 03:45-06:57; sermon 06:57-22:15; prayers 22:15-27:30; notices 27:30-end)

16th June 2019: Three churches together this Trinity Sunday with the Revd David Hookins of the Salisbury Methodist church illuminating the Doctrine of The Trinity (Readings 00:00-02:55; Gospel 02:55-04:05; sermon 04:05-17:25; Arrow prayers from the congregation 17:25-24:06; notices 24:06-end)

9th June 2019: This Pentecost, Revd Robert Prance reminds us that the Holy Spirit is present with us in the Now and always has been and will be. (Readings 00:00-05:50; Gospel 05:50-08:12; sermon 08:12-25:00; prayers 25:00-30:30; notices 30:30-end)

2nd June 2019: illustrating the period of loss and hope between Ascension and Pentecost with the epic story of Shackleton's South Atlantic expedition, Revd Kelvin Inglis reminds us that we are called to be Jesus, present in and open to the world, with hearts of flesh, as we pray for the coming of the Holy Spirit (Readings 00:00-04:28, Gospel 04:29-06:21, Sermon 06:22-17:44, Intercessions 17:56-24:03, Notices 24:04-end)

26th May 2019: Revd Tom Clammer asks us to be fully involved in the secular world but from a transformed, Christian heart. (Readings 00:00-05:40; Gospel 05:40-07:30; sermon 07:30-20:20; prayers 20:20-24:25; notices 24:25-end)

19th May 2019: Civic Service.  Revd Sarah Wood-Roe, the Mayor's Chaplain, uses the parable of the Good Samaritan to illustrate how we can grow and prosper as a community by recognising our shared humanity with our neighbours and connecting with them (Introduction and prayer for the city 00:00-03:03, Gospel reading 03:03-05:59, Sermon 06:01-17:30, Prayers 17:32-20:41, Notices, National Anthem and Blessing 20:41-end)

12th March 2019: On vocation Sunday, Revd Wendy Cooper reminds us that we are all called to service, being a part of the Body of Christ. When weary, Wendy suggests we take strength and courage by stopping, looking up, seeing and marvelling at the varied lives around us in Christ's Body (Readings 00:00-05:25; Gospel 05:25-07:18; sermon 07:18-22:05; prayers 22:05-27:45; notices 27:45-end)

5th March 2019: Revd Kelvin Inglis sees the last chapter of John's Gospel, chapter 21 as an 'epilogue' - essential witness beyond the close of chapter 20 and our lives as Christians, a living epilogue bringing the Gospels into today. (Readings 00:00-03:06; Gospel 03:06-06:50; sermon 06:50-22:00; prayers 22:00-28:30; notices 28:30-end)

28th April 2019: Revd Robert Prance recounts the tale of Don Quijote's reluctance to see life as it is.  Christians, whilst seeing life as it is, are enabled by the events of Easter to dream the impossible dream and see life as it should be (Readings 00:00-05:35, Gospel 05:35-08:33, Sermon 08:33-20:10, Intercessions 20:10-25:13, Notices 25:13-end)

21st April 2019: Easter Day family communion - Jesus Christ is risen today!  (Readings and Gospel 00:00-09:10, Sermon 09:10-22:20, Intercessions 22:20-27:50, Notices 27:50-end)

14th April 2019: Palm Sunday eucharist with the Passion narrative according to Luke (Readings 00:00-3:04, Passion narrative 03:08-12:45, Intercessions 12:48-end)  Unable to record the Liturgy of the Palms and the Notices, because of technical problems

7th April 2019: Revd Kelvin Inglis reflects on Mary's act of devotion and generosity in annointing Jesus' feet with costly perfume and encourages us to spread the beautiful perfume of generosity wherever we go (Readings 00:00-04:08, Gospel 04:10-05:47, Sermon 05:48-12:16, Intercessions 12:17-15:46, Notices 15:47-end)

31st March 2019: On Mothering Sunday, The Venerable Alan Jeans, Archdeacon of Sarum, looks at the Parable of the Prodigal son and finds the hallmarks of a mother's love and influence on the father and wider household (Readings 00:00-02:18; Gospel 02:18-06:21; sermon 06:21-18:45; prayers 18:45-20:55; children's choir 20:55-22:55; notices 22:55-end)


































Upcoming Events

Coffee Morning
Date 20th Jul 19: 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Holy Communion (BCP)
Date 21st Jul 19: 8:00 am - 8:30 am
Parish Communion
Date 21st Jul 19: 10:15 am - 11:20 am
Date 21st Jul 19: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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