Coming Up at St Thomas’ – September - December 2018

Sunday Sermon Series (10.30am): Luke’s Gospel

Sep 9th – Luke 3. 15-22 – Intro to Luke and Jesus
Sep 16th – Luke 4. 1-13 – Tempted by the Devil
Sep 23rd – Luke 4. 14-30 – Jesus’ Mission (All Age, Harvest)
Sep 30th – Luke 4. 14-30 – Jesus’ Mission
Oct 7th – Luke 4. 31-44 – Jesus gets on with it
Oct 14th – Luke 5. 1-11 – Catching fish
Oct 21st – Luke 5. 17-26 – Through the roof (All Age)
Oct 28th – Luke 5. 27-39 - New Wine
Nov 4th – Luke 6. 1-11 – Jesus Breaks the Rules
Nov 11th – Luke 6. 17-26 – Who is Blessed? (Remembrance)
Nov 18th – Luke 6. 27-36 – Love your enemies (All Age)
Nov 25th – Luke 6. 37-49 – Build on the Rock
Dec 2nd – Luke 7. 1-10 – Great Faith
Dec 9th – Luke 7. 11-17 – God is Here
Dec 16th – Luke 7. 18-28 – What makes someone great?

Home Groups
Being in a home group is the best way of building deeper relationships with others at St Thomas’, as well as growing in understanding of the Bible as we discuss together.
There are home groups meeting on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, and on Monday and Wednesday daytimes. Please get in touch if you’d like to find out more.

One-off Events
Saturday 22nd September, 4pm (church hall) – Tea with Bishop Eraste of Bujumbura (Burundi)
Sunday 30th September, 12-4pm – Groves Community Day on Park Grove field
Sunday 7th October, 5pm (church) – Gospel Choir and Noweigian Choir concert
Saturday 20th October, 7.30pm (St Paul’s, Hogate) – Thy Kingdom Come prayer/worship event
Sunday 2nd December, 4pm – Christingle Service (provisional)
Saturday 8th December 3pm - 5pm – St Thomas Chrismas Bake-Off Community Event
Sunday 16th December, 6.30pm – Carol Service 

Regular Activities
Communion Services – Tuesdays at 1.45pm: Sep 25th, Oct 23rd, Nov 20th
Prayer Meeting every Tuesday, 7.30am (church hall)
Gospel Choir – Mondays, 7.30pm (church hall)
Natter – Tuesdays, 2.30-4pm (church hall)
Creative Café – Thursdays, 1.30-3.30pm (church hall)
Babes and Tots – Fridays, 9.30am (church hall)
Men’s Breakfasts – Saturdays, 8.30am (church hall): Sep 22nd, Oct 20th, Dec 1st

There are also several other ministries running, including:
A drop-in (Encounter) run in co-operation with the probation service (Thursdays, 10.30am-12.30pm)
‘Peaced Together’ courses, using creative arts to bring beauty from brokenness in women’s lives

Again, please ask for more information about any of these activities.
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Published 4-09-18