St Thomas Church
Lowther St, YorkY031 7ND

Online Services:
youtube and Facebook Zoom: 631-970-6882
Children's Church in a Bag


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Welcome to St Thomas' in the Groves! We are a small, but growing, church in the heart of the Groves area of York. We are committed to reaching out into our local community – serving people who are in need, and above all showing God’s love as best we can. We want to celebrate what God is doing in this wonderful part of His world. 

Although we normally meet together each Sunday at 10.30am, and we hope that people find our gatherings welcoming, family-friendly, and full of God’s presence, because of the coronavirus pandemic we are not able to meet in person but instead are moving online and making other provisions for pastoral support.

If you live in this part of York, you can be assured that we are praying that God will richly bless you and that you will know his love and goodness in your life. 



There's a lot happening on our facebook page with talks, services, children's stuff and chat.

Sunday Service  12th July 2021 

Other editions of our Sunday Service are available on our Facebook page and Youtube channel. 

St Thomas for Children: Church in a Bag 2021

May 2nd 

Other editions of Church in a Bag are on  Facebook  and Youtube . 

Verse Of The Week  5 March  2021

Other editions of Verse of the Week are on  Facebook  and Youtube .

St Thomas News 1st August 2021

Dear Church Family,

It was great to be singing again in church last week! I think many people found that a very moving experience. Thanks to all who were in church for your grace and consideration of one another - all seemed to go well. This Sunday Pete Platts will be speaking from Acts 13, and you can come to church or watch online on Facebook or YouTube or join the Zoom call (631 970 6882).

Before then, Rob and Charlotte Hazell are celebrating their marriage and would love to invite you: "Hello everyone! As many of you know (and watched online!), we got married last year :) As we only had a small number of guests, we are having a 'marriage celebration' service this year so that more friends and family can join us! If you are free on Friday (30th), our marriage blessing service is happening at 1pm at St Michael le Belfrey (next to the Minster). We'd love for you to be there! Hot drinks and cake will be served too :) Normal wedding attire encouraged!"
(There is an excellent preacher...)

Read more ...

Building a Haven - Congregational Views concerning the reordering project.

This can be read or downloaded here.

Reordering: The PCC Discussion with regard to funding for reordering, 15 April 2021 may be read or downloaded here.

Reordering St Thomas' Church



Claire our project manager introduces reordering St Thomas' Church 




Home Groups during the Pandemic

Our home groups continue to meet online during the Covid19 pandemic.  This is a great way to stay in touch, feel supported and encourage others.  If you aren't yet in a group but would like to be, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..