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NICHOLSON MURALS 

A brief explanation of the significance  of the beautiful Nicholson Murals - Click image for full details
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       EVENTS  2020      

       LATEST NEWS       

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 LATEST NEWS

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 News  from St. Thomas'

New Update 3.10.20.

ABOUT OUR CHURCH

St. Thomas' Church of England Church is a friendly family orientated  and welcoming church with a range of service styles and activities. For further information about what's on offer please click on the read more button below.

SAFEGUARDING AND INCLUSION

St. Thomas' Church is committed to The Diocese of Sodor and Man's policy for the safeguarding, nurture and care of everyone within our Island church community.

HEALTH and SAFETY.

FOOD HYGIENE.

All volunteers who serve food or teas and coffee must complete an appropriate course.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS.

SERVICES

Services are held every Sunday at 11.00am

For full details please click the  read more button below.

NEXT EVENTS
Monday 26th October
2.00pm
Craft Group
6.30pm Leadership Course
St. John's
Friday 30th October
10.30am
Coffee & Card Sale
Saturday 31st October
8.30am
Working Party to get church ready for Remembrance Service
Sunday 1st November
9.30am
Brunch
11.00am
Family Service
Friday 6th November
12.00pm
Light Lunch
MASKS FOR SALE
 
 
 
 
 
 
Our very own talented seamstress, Pat, has been busy making these superb masks during lockdown. They are available to buy for just
£5 each. (Towards church funds)
For details please contact pat.walmsley@hotmail.com
(Children's sizes also available)
Monthly Newsletter.
For just £3 annually you can get our monthly newsletter e-mailed directly to you.
For full details
click here
For regular update from the diocese visit
http://www.sodorandman.im
Here are the hymns Tomasz has    recorded  for the Service on Sunday 25th October
 
 
 
 
All of Tomazs's & Ania's recordings can be found on our AUDIO FILES Page
Jesus shall reign where'er the sun
Lord Thy word abideth
We love the place, O God
Be Thou my guardian and my guide
Tomasz solo - own composition word j Faw
All helpers who help serve coffee, lunches etc. please note that a food hygiene certificate is required.
For details click here
 
OCTOBER GIFT MONTH
October sees our annual Gift Month. After the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak our Gift Month this year is even more important than usual. You can make a donation by clicking on the button below.
CARDS FOR SALE
Jacqy Frear has been busy making hand made cards. These are available to buy at £5 for six cards by emailing philipfrear@yahoo.com.
For full details click on the PDF file below .
WELCOME

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

Philip Frear, Minister.

St. Thomas' church and it's people bringing the light of Christ to the heart of our capital.

(Reverend Canon Philip Frear)

  "St. Thomas' Church Tour [ Douglas] was worth its weight in gold - a gem that few on the Island seem to know about" 

John Gelling Ellis, Birmingham (from a letter published in Isle of Man Examiner on 10.10.17)

Welcome to St. Thomas' Church, Douglas, Isle of Man. A warm, welcoming church with a fantastic family feeling and ethos.

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.

                 Come along and visit us to view our magnificent Victorian Murals

ABOUT US

Welcome to St. Thomas' Church website. On here you will find all sorts of information about what we do and what's going on. If you would like to join us at one of our Sunday Services, a group meeting, a Summer Concert or just for a coffee, cake and a chat on a Friday morning we would be very happy to see you.

ADDRESS

St. Thomas' Church Finch Road

Douglas,

Isle of Man

IM1 2PL

e-mail

mfaragher@manx.net

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