“an education team arranges opportunities for learning, reflection, discussion, spiritual growth”
“I like the communion wine”
“the friendly welcome I get every Sunday”
“our second family and home”
“I love the sense of family, love and common purpose”
“that old drama school exercise when one person stands in the middle, goes rigid and falls, trusting everyone else in the circle around them to catch them – that’s us, always.”
“I absolutely love the music at St Thomas’s and I’m forever thankful for the wonderful group of people I have met”
“thoughtful preaching”
“sacramental well central to a community of prayer, support and learning”
“a feeling of community and where you can meet other people who you may not otherwise have met who enjoy the same sort of things as you”
“I love being part of the choir and the joy of biscuits and juice at the end”
“people rooted and grounded in prayer, aware of their love for, and dependence on, a loving Creator”
“a family lovingly embracing everyone, warts and all”
“strong community spirit”
“tradition AND innovation”
“ability to embrace and enjoy change”
“peace and calmness of the building”
“refreshes me through word, music and friendship”
“sense of belonging”
“community, people, inclusivity”
“superb music which enriches the services”
“opportunities to explore and develop our faith”
“the welcome was generous and the sense of family, community and belonging was instant”
“warmth and welcome – whether someone comes as a worshipper, visitor, seeker after ancient sites, or something they know not what”
“ability to celebrate at the drop of a hat”
“powers of spiritual renewal and refreshment”
“wonderful bunch of people who gather at 8am to pray together”
“quality of the preaching”
“traditional services”
“spiritual,friendly and supportive community”
“Tradition without stiffness; Love without compromise”
“general ambiance of camaraderie and willingness to help”
“I value the people and what I learn from them, clergy or laity”
“like a second family”
“strong bonds”
“one of the best things about St Thomas’s is the choir (and getting paid)”
“being able to be involved and feel a part of what is going on”