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St Thomas The Apostle Annual Parochial Church Meeting

Sunday 8th May, following Sunday Service

Annual meetings (APCM) take place in parishes before 31 May each year. The annual meeting receives reports on changes to the electoral roll, general parish activities and financial matters. The annual meeting also elects new members to the PCC and to deanery synod every three years.

The annual meeting of parishioners is a meeting for all those on the church’s electoral roll and all those resident in the parish whose names are on the civil electoral roll of the parish.

Comfort in Lent

Comfort in Lent
As we reflect on the past two years under the influence of Covid, and the current devastation occurring in Ukraine, as Christians we now recognise the looming reality of the Crucifixion account. 
Before we can celebrate with joy the reality of the Resurrection, we must acknowledge and focus on the events which preceded it.
It all seems so negative and destructive.
 
However this year during Lent we will meet for just four sessions which encourage us to focus on the ‘Comforts’ that we can receive from God.
Each session will focus on one of five topics which include the ‘Comforts’ from Music, Mothering, Resurrection, the Holy Spirit, and God’s Covenant of Love.
Sadly, we will only be able to cover four of the above topics.  
 
At each session we will hear and then reflect on appropriate Bible passages which will powerfully bring to life the theme of the evening. And we shall sing and have time for prayer.
 
Do please join us in St Thomas’ Church at 6.15pm on
the Sunday evenings of 13th, 20th, 27th, March and 3rd April. 
I feel sure you will find the ‘Comfort’.
Richard Saunders
. . . and please PRAY, PRAY FOR PEACE
 
 

Confirmation Course

Confirmation Course
Confirmation can be an important part of a lifetime journey of faith, this is an opportunity for all ages to explore their faith.  Click Here to find more information on what Confirmation is.

St Thomas’ will host a 5-6 week Confirmation course in Church, starting on Sunday 6th February 5-6pm.
Confirmation service will be hosted in March at Wadhurst Parish Church.
For more information please Contact Church Wardens churchwardens@stthomasgroombridge.org.uk

Volunteer Opportunities at St Thomas’ Church

We are always keen for our church family to be involved in all aspects of church life and our services, we are currently putting together several rota’s for 2022 if you would like to be on the follow flexible rota’s, which often only requires participations a few times a year, please contact Sarah Cooper for more details admin@stthomasgroombridge.org.uk
 

  • Choir
  • Garden Gang
  • Flower Arranging
  • Sunday Service – Sides people (Welcome people into church at the beginning of the services)
  • Sunday Servicers – Readers
  • Sunday Service – Intercessors – Prayers (Training can be given)
  • Sunday School 
  • Tiny Fishes
  • Cleaning Rota
  • Hospitality Team

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