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Welcome to

St. Thomas' Church, Douglas

WELCOME

We are here to witness to the presence of Christ in the parish we serve, to offer faithful worship and to extend in His name a warm welcome to all.

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“God is light; In him there is no darkness...”  

[1 John 1:5]

Since its opening in 1849 St. Thomas' Church, which was built in the very early days of Douglas' development, has seen many changes. Douglas has grown from a small fishing port to the Island's capital. The age of mass tourism has come, and largely gone, to be followed by the growth of the finance and insurance sector, an expanding retail area and the services and facilities needed to support a constantly increasing population. As the twenty first century progresses, we are aware that further, as yet unknown, but far reaching changes are on the way. In the meantime, the roads around the church, which in the mid nineteenth century may have seen the passage of the occasional horse drawn dray or carriage, now echo to the constant roar of modern traffic!

In the midst of so much change the ministry of the church has remained the same. We are here to witness to the presence of Christ in the parish we serve, to offer faithful worship and to extend in his name a warm welcome to all.  Whether you are a long standing resident, a recently arrived "comeover" or a holiday maker, you will be made very welcome and we look forward to seeing you. Our normal service pattern can be found by clicking on the services button at the top of this page. Any alterations will be published on this site in good time.

With every good wish and blessing.

For Baptisms & Weddings or Pastoral Visits please contact Rev. Liz Hull (Vicar) at liz.hull@sodorandman.im or Tel 01624 677711

Upcoming Events

Sunday 3rd December - 11.00am St. Barbara's Day Service with The Royal Artillery                                                                          Association. All are welcome to attend.

                                                                    Please be seated by 10.45am.  

Monday 4th December - 2.00pm Craft Group 

Tueday 5th December - 7.30pm Fellowship Group. Speaker Mr Charles Guard                                                                                       "Curiosities of the Isle of Man" 

Friday 8th December - 10.30am to 12.00pm Coffee and Chat

Sunday 10th december - 11.00am Holy Communion

Monday 11th December - 2.00pm Craft Group

Friday 15th December - 10.30am to 12.00pm Coffee and Chat

Sunday 17th December - 11.00am Holy Communion

                                               - 6.30pm Carols by Candlelight                                              

                                                                                                                                                                

                                                                                                                              

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Hymns for Sunday 3rd December
St. Barbara's Day. Royal Artillery

Stand up, stand up for Jesus
The Lord's my Shepherd I'll not want
All people that on earth do dwell
Guide me O thou Great Jehova
Crown Him with many crowns
Now thank we all our God

Help us further our work in the parish we serve.

“Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will repay him for his deed.” 
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