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Christopher and Margaret moving on

Christopher and Margaret moving on

By Ben Vane, 05 Feb 2017

It was announced today that subject to all legal formalities Christopher Hobbs will be appointed as Vicar of St Andrew's Cheadle Hulme in the Diocese of Chester. Christopher's last service as Vicar at St Thomas Oakwood will be on Sunday 7th May 2017, and his institution on ...

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Power of Ten - Christmas Spirit

Power of Ten - Christmas Spirit

By Margaret Hobbs, 21 Dec 2016

The Power of Ten Christmas Spirit on 17th December filled the hall with people and sound and dancing. As well as welcoming many people into the church premises over £600 was raised for the Mahalir Aran Trust, a Christian refuge for women in Tamil Nadu India that we support....

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Carols by candlelight

Carols by candlelight

By Ben Vane, 20 Dec 2016

Around 160 people enjoyed Christmas carols and Bible readings on Sunday evening, by the light of 256 candles.  The church was filled with light as the Choir and Junior Choir led us in this service, along with several very beautiful solos.  Money was raised for Tearfund, seeking to relieve poverty worldwide through local churches. We look forward with anticipation to ...

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A Taste of Christmas

A Taste of Christmas

By Margaret Hobbs, 29 Nov 2016

Have you ever been surprised by a mince pie? Something over 50 women attended our 'Taste of Christmas' event on Saturday 26th November, at which we tried to guess which mince pie, panettone and Christmas pud had come from which supermarket. Many of us were surprised to discover sometimes that what we liked best was not necessarily M&S, but happened to be ASDA or LIDL or Sainsbury's or Tesco...

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Men's annual dinner

Men's annual dinner

By Ben Vane, 15 Oct 2016

Wednesday 23rd November, 7.30pm for 8pm. At Punto Italian Restaurant, 838 Green Lanes, N21 2RT. "The Faith of a Sceptic".  Former-TA, former-policeman turned vicar in training, Paul Davies, giving a short talk. All men welcome, RSVP to office@st-toms.org.uk...

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Coffee morning for the Nightingale cancer support centre

Coffee morning for the Nightingale cancer support centre

By Ben Vane, 05 Oct 2016

Join us for coffee and cake on Saturday 5th November from 10am-12pm, the the Guide Hut. We'll also have jams, cards, paintings and toys to buy. All proceeds go to The Nightingale Cancer Support Centre....

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Isn't all religion dangerous?

Isn't all religion dangerous?

By Margaret Hobbs, 23 Sep 2016

Religion doesn't get good press these days. You would be forgiven for thinking it was dangerous. In Syria, in North Korea, in Nigeria, even in the USA or a church in Brussels. Come to hear Phil Peddar talk and take the opportunity then to ask any questions: Tuesday 27th September. Coffee and cake first at 8pm, meeting in the Large Hall....

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For such a time as this...

For such a time as this...

By Margaret Hobbs, 22 Jul 2016

The 'Junior Choir' - some of the talented musicians at St Thomas' - excelled themselves in a great performance of the musical "Esther - For Such A Time As This", as part of a delightful concert in which they and others also performed instrumental solos and ensembles. The musical, written by Margaret Hobbs and Carmen Alger, tells the story of Esther and how she was challenged to speak up...

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Free family BBQ

Free family BBQ

By Ben Vane, 20 May 2016

Saturday 4th June from 4.30pm Join us for a free family BBQ with a free bouncy castle and free puppet and music show by 'Inspector Smart':https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C9wf7b8ChUsAll are welcome. This i...

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Super Heroes Quiz Night

Super Heroes Quiz Night

By Margaret Hobbs, 24 Apr 2016

A Family Quiz Night was held on the theme of Superheroes on Sat 23rd April - thanks to Quizmaster Luigi!...

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