This week's notices

 
 

3rd Sunday of lent


March 12th Presiding minister & preacher: Revd Tracy Reynolds

Calendar of Services

26 March

Mothering Sunday

Revd Catherine Lack

2 April

5th Sunday of Lent

Revd Catherine Lack

9 April

Palm Sunday

 

 
 

We won!

Congratulations to Mark and the whole team at the One World Shop. We are the award-winning shop. It was announced this week that the One World Shop has won the Business Award for fairtrade in Newcastle 

Many thanks to all who voted for us. 

Today: Revd Tracy Reynolds is Presiding Minister & Preacher. Welcome Tracy

GOOD NEWS! The National Churches Trust have awarded us £20,000 towards our building project: the roof and the toilets. This is brilliant news, and means we are only about £25,000 short of our target. We hope to make this soon, and the church will finally be watertight, and have 21st-century facilities

Tuesday 21 March 7.30pm "The promise" Episode 3. Those of us who are attending are finding this very moving. If anyone wishes to join us, please do say. 

Wednesday 22 March12.15pm. Bishop Christine, Bishop of Newcastle, is presiding at the Wednesday Holy Communion service, as part of her day in Newcastle & Northumbria Universities. All welcome

Friday 24 March Prayers for peace in Palestine/Israel at 12.15pm

Sunday 26 Mothering Sunday. In addition to the 10.00 service, there will be a baptism at 12.00. Mayra Isobel Ramos will be baptized. All are welcome to the service. Please pray for Mayra & her family. 

AGM is on Sunday 2 April. Papers will be available in church as soon as possible, but please put the date in your diary. The Electoral Roll is being revised - please see the list at the back of church, and speak to Ken if your entry is incorrect. If you would like to stand for any of the positions available - see list at the back of church. Please do speak with Catherine if you wish to know more

Sunday 9 April – Fundraising Subgroup, after the service

 

Are you using your Talents? The aim is to start collecting money raised the week after Easter. If you haven’t yet received your £10 and would like to take part, or if you’d like more information, please see Catherine.

 

 

If you have a bit of time free on a Saturday morning, we need volunteers to help serving teas and coffees. This is to provide a welcome to the community, as well as raise money for the reordering project. Please sign up on the notice at the back of church if you can help, 10.30am-1pm Saturdays.

 

St Thomas' is now on Twitter! The address is @sttomsnewcastle which is the same as the website. Many thanks to Lizzie, who set it up for us, and even tweeted the Lord Mayor's service! 

 

Don’t forget to return your moneyboxes when they’re full! If you need a new one, please see Hannah. All funds raised go towards the reordering.

 

Suggestions for this website always welcome.We do our best to keep it up to date, but can't always manage it. if you'd like to help, please do speak to Catherine or to Jonathan. 

 

 

St Thomas the Martyr: For God, for the city, for the future

 

The Herman Schier Vestry is now available for bookings

 

One very simple way of helping us  is to enrol with Everyclick and Give as you Live so that every time you search on line (Everyclick) or buy (GAYL) a donation will be made to the heating fund at St Thomas the Martyr Trust.. 

To find out more go to

     http://www.giveasyoulive.com/?f=everyclick.com

and enter St Thomas the Martyr Trust as your chosen recipient - it's as simple as that!

There is also a donations box in the church building.