St. Thomas' Church, Moorside, Oldham

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Our Church is blessed with a congregation who regularly attend services, and who help organise and take part in the varied social events hosted by and for the Church. We are also fortunate to have a modern Church Hall which hosts activities such as our uniformed organisations, Slimming World, dancing sessions, children's parties etc. and is available for hire for those interested in hosting almost any event.  
 
On Sundays there is a service at 10.30am, which is a Family Communion Service using Common Worship, except for the second Sunday in the month during term time when the main service is a church parade at 10.30am.  On those sundays a service of said Holy Communion (BCP) takes place at 8.30am in the Lady Chapel.  All of the activities directly or indirectly associated with the Church look forward to welcoming any new members to their groups. More details can be found on our Activities page on the church website or our our Facebook page.

Please feel free to contact us for whatever reason through our enquiry form, by e-mail, Facebook or phone, or come and join us for any of our services.

 

 

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Revd Denise Owen
1 Glebe Lane
Moorside
Oldham
OL1 4SJ
0161 652 0292 (Priest in Charge) or 01616267537 (Corinne Ogden, Church Warden)

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Carol Service
A traditional service of nine lessons and carols sung by candlelight
Sunday 17th December 2017 at 6:30 PM for 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Christmas Carols
 
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Sunday

10.30 am Parish Communion Service
10.30 am Service of Holy Communion in Church, and Sunday School in the Church Hall (The children and their leaders come in to church during the distribution of Holy Communion) Parade service 2nd Sunday in the month in term time, when a said BCP Communion service is held at 8.30 am
Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Sunday School Refreshments
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Service to Remember Departed Loved Ones
Come along and light a candle in memory of a departed loved one during the service. All welcome.
Sunday 5th November 2017 at 6:30 PM for 1 hour
Service of Remembrance
Service in remembrance of those who lost their lives in World War 1, World War 2 and in recent conflicts. Poppy wreaths are laid by the uniformed groups who are all in attendance.
Sunday 12th November 2017 at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Carol Service
A traditional service of nine lessons and carols sung by candlelight
Sunday 17th December 2017 at 6:30 PM for 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Christmas Carols
Christingle Service
The Christingle celebrations are named after the Christingles that are lit during the service. Christingles are made from an orange decorated with red tape, sweets and a candle. The symbolism of Christingle: Each piece of the Christingle holds special symbolism to help children understand the importance of Jesus and the Gospel, and its relevance at Christmas time. The orange represents the world The red ribbon (or tape) symbolises the love and blood of Christ The sweets and dried fruit represent all of God’s creations The lit candle represents Jesus’s light in the world, bringing hope to people living in darkness A collection will be made to support the Children's Society.
Friday 22nd December 2017 at 6:00 PM for 1 hour
Children's Nativity Service
The children will present the nativity story in place of the sermon during the family service of Holy Communion.
Sunday 24th December 2017 at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly
Midnight Eucharist
A traditional service (Common Worship with Christmas Carols) beginning at 11.30pm to celebrate the coming of Jesus Christ into the world as Christmas Day begins.
Sunday 24th December 2017 at 11:30 PM for 1 hour
Christmas Carols
Christmas Day Family Eucharist Service
A traditional service (Common Worship with Christmas Carols) beginning to celebrate the coming of Jesus Christ into the world on Christmas Day. The service will be led by the Archdeacon of Rochdale, Cherry Vann.
Monday 25th December 2017 at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Christmas Carols

Features

Toilets

Wheelchair accessible toilets
Stained Glass
Organ

 
     
Church Open
Hall for Hire Modern Parish Hall comprises large hall and separate lounge area and fully equipped kitchen.The lounge area has seating accommodation for up to 50 people, with serving hatches to kitchen and separate room, which is ideal for use at functions for serving alcohol.The main hall has a full stage with ample power points and adequate seating for all occasions. Tables are also available for exhibition stalls, displays and other purposes. Naturally, the hall hosts regular jumble sales, Christmas and Summer fairs for which its generous size provides spacious accommodation for the many stalls, games, etc.Available for private functions, childrens birthday parties, receptions, etc., at very reasonable rates.
Other information
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 19556
Built: 1872
Archdeaconry: ROCHDALE (242)
Deanery: Oldham East (24208)
Benefice: Oldham Moorside (24/268 R)
Parish Legal Name: St. Thomas, Moorside (240292 )
CofE Church Info: (624292 )
Short URL: acny.uk/19556/
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This page was last updated on Tuesday 17th October 2017
 
 
 
St. Thomas' Church, Moorside : Glebe Lane, Moorside, Oldham, Lancashire, OL1 4SJ

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