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By David M Faragher
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Family Service Sunday 2.5.21

St. Thomas' Church

Family Service Sunday 2.5.21

St. Thomas' Church

Family Service Sunday 2.5.21
Welcome to this week's podcast for our Family Service in which Tomasz sings the hymns which will be sung during he service. The reading for this week will be taken from John Chapter 10 verses 22 - 30.
April 29, 2021
Service - 25.4.21
Welcome to this podcast for 25th April 2021, the 4th Sunday of Easter. As we are now able to hold services in church again this podcast has just a short introduction and the hymns which Tomasz has recorded.  We will keep this shortened format going for a short period whilst we get back to our normal church services. We hope that you enjoy this podcast. Stay safe.
April 24, 2021
Service 18.4.21
Here is our podcast for Sunday 18th April 2021, the third Sunday of Easter. Thankfully we will emerge from lockdown tomorrow (19th April) so this will be our last full service podcast for a while as we will be able to meet again in church from next Sunday 25th April. In this week's episode you will hear the usual readings, hymns and the Rev. Philip Frear's thought along with another Polish hymn sung by Ania. Thank you to all who have contributed to this series of podcasts. Your contribution has been much appreciated and enjoyed. Order of Service Announcement about Sunday 25th April 1. Welcome 2. Polish Easter Hymn sung by Ania 3. Opening Prayer - "Eternal God and Father" 4. Hymn - The Lord is risen indeed 5. Reading - Acts Ch 3 vs 12 - 19. P.F. 6. Hymn - Love's redeeming work is done 7. Reading - Luke Ch 24 vs 36 - 48. T. G.  8. Prayers - "O God of love..."                 - "Almighty God, whose mercies ..." 9. Lord's Prayer 10. Hymn - I heard the voice of Jesus say 11. Thought  - Rev Philip Frear 12. Hymn - Happy are they, they that love God 13. Blessing
April 17, 2021
Service for 11.4.21 - Low Sunday
Welcome to our podcast for Sunday 11th April 2021. In the week we mourn the death of His Royal Highness, The Duke of Edinburgh our service opens with a prayer for His Royal Highness. Our service continues with the usual hymns, prayers and the thoughts of the Rev. Frear. We also hear Ania sing a beautiful Polish Easter hymn. We hope that you enjoy our service. It is likely that we will have at least one more Sunday before we are allowed to resume services in church so please listen out for next week's podcast service. Order of Service. 1. Prayer for The Prince Philip 2. Welcome 3. Polish Easter Hymn - Ania 4. Hymn - Alleluia! Hearts to heaven and voices raise 5. Prayer 6. Hymn - Jesus lives, thy terrors now 7. Reading - John Ch 20 vs 19 - 31 - Tomasz 8. Prayer 9. The Lord's Prayer 10. Hymn - Now the green blade riseth 11. Thought - Rev. Philip Frear 13. Hymn - Ye choirs of new Jerusalem 14. Blessing
April 10, 2021
Easter Day Service 4.4.21
Welcome to our Easter Day podcast. As well as the usual hymns, readings, prayers  and the Rev. Philip Frear's reflection on Easter Day we have included some very special recordings in this episode. Ania singing a beautiful Polish Easter song and Graham plays 2 piano pieces by Debussy and Chopin. We hope you enjoy the podcast and wish you all a very happy Easter. Thank you to all who have listened to our previous podcasts. It's nice to know that they've been heard and appreciated. Stay safe! Order of Service 1. Welcome and opening prayer 2. Ania sings a Polish Easter Song 3. Hymn - Jesus Christ is risen today 4. Reading - Isaiah Ch25 vs 6 -9 - Tomasz 5. Piano interlude played by Graham - Mazurka in A minor by Chopin  6. Hymn - The day of resurrection 7. Reading - 1 Corinthians Ch 15 vs 1 - 11 - Mandy 8. Hymn - This joyful Eastertide 9. Piano interlude played by Graham - The girl with the flaxen hair by Debussy 10. Hymn - Alleluia, alleluia, give thanks to the risen Lord 11. An Easter reflection and The Easter collect - Rev. Philip Frear 12. Hymn - Thine be the glory 13. Reading - John Ch 20 vs 1 - 18 - Philip 14. The Blessing
April 3, 2021
Good Friday Special 2.4.21.
Welcome to this podcast for Good Friday. We have created a special programme for you to listen to in the style of a service with readings, hymns and more. We hope you enjoy it. Our next podcast will be for Easter Day so please listen out for it. 1. Welcome and opening prayer 2. Hymn - My song is love unknown 3. Reading  4. Hymn - There is a green hill far away 5. Reading 6. Piano Interlude - Evenings - Schumann 7. Hymn - When I survey the wondrous cross 8. Reading 9. Hymn - O sacred head surrounded 10. Good Friday Reflection and Collect 11. Hymn - O dearest Lord, thy sacred head 12. Reading
March 31, 2021
Palm Sunday 28.3.21
Here is St. Thomas' podcast for Palm Sunday, 28th March 2021. Tomasz reads from Mark Chapter 11 verses 1 to 11. Philip offers his thoughts on what Palm Sunday means to us and Tomasz sings this week's hymns. We hope you enjoy this podcast and also hope that you are all remaining safe and well. We look forward to meeting up again in church in the not too distant future. Look out for next week's special podcasts for Good Friday and Easter Sunday when we will have some very special additional items for you to listen to. Stay safe.
March 26, 2021
Passion Sunday 21.3.21. Fifth Sunday of Lent
Here is St. Thomas' podcats for Passion Sunday. Tomasz reads from John Chapter 2 verses 22 to 33. The Rev. Philip Frear offers his thoughts for this very special Sunday in the church's year and Tomasz plays and sings this week's hymns. We hope you enjoy this week's offering and  that you stay safe during the coming weeks. We look forward to meeting up again in church soon. 
March 19, 2021
Mothering Sunday 14th March 2021.
Listen to this weeks' reading and hymns along with the Rev. Philip's message for the 4th Sunday of Lent.
March 13, 2021