Please do join us any Sunday when the church family meets together and praises our Lord God. We hope that through visiting with us you will experience the hope, love and joy that comes from a community of people who love Jesus.
9.00am A quiet traditional service lasting 45 minutes.
10.30am A more lively service with a talk from the Bible and groups for children. It lasts 90 minutes.
All Age Interactive, informal and engaging for everyone. 10.30am on the first Sunday of each month. The service lasts 1 hour.
Coming to church for the first time might be a bit scary. So here’s an idea of what happens to make it easier to step through the door!
Our main service is 10.30 every Sunday. When you arrive, someone will say hello and give you a notice sheet which has information about events in the week ahead, about where the toilets are, groups for children etc.
You’ll join us in the church building – which is warm and has comfortable seating. We can happily move chairs to make access easier or for a wheelchair.
Our services include a mixture of traditional and modern music, prayers and a Bible reading. In our 10.30 service, children leave after about 20 minutes to have fun and learn something about Jesus in groups for different ages. The people remaining listen to a talk about the Bible reading. You can hear our latest talks here. We finish with drinks in the church hall – and children come back to their families there.
At 10.30 we share communion together on the third Sunday of every month. Then, after the service has finished, anyone who wants is welcome to stay for lunch. We each bring food to share with everyone – but there’s always plenty for guests to join in too!
All Age Services
On the first Sunday of every month, our whole church family meets together for an ‘All Age Service’. These are totally informal and interactive for all ages. Pretty much anything can happen – but people join in with as much or as little as they like. No one is put on the spot or embarrassed! This fun lasts for under an hour, and is the perfect first introduction to Church services for adult and children.
How to get here
If you are travelling by car there is some parking available in the church car park and also plenty of free parking on the road outside. (There is a single yellow line on the road – but you can park there all day on a Sunday.)
If you need a lift to church, contact us and we’ll be delighted to help.
St Thomas’ Church is on The Avenue, Kidsgrove, Stoke on Trent. The postcode is ST7 1AG.