This week's notices


Sunday June 18th 1st Sunday after Trinity

Presiding minister & Preacher: Revd Catherine Lack


Calendar of Services

25 June

2nd Sunday after Trinity

Revd Jonathan Adams

2 July

Feast of Thomas, Apostle

Revd Jean Skinner

9 July

Feast of Thomas Becket

Revd Jonathan Adams


TODAY: Congregational meeting after the service with +Mark Tanner (Bishop of Berwick). Please do stay if you can: to talk about the new Strategy for the City Centre. Followed by a Bring & Share lunch

Refugee Week begins on tomorrow. There will be a talk by Professor Thom Brooks, who is head of Law at Durham Law School. It will take place at 5pm at Newcastle City Library and is titled 'How to Talk about Immigration and Refugees?'.

Tickets are free but must be booked via:  https://www.eventbrite. immigration-and-refugees- tickets-34797909484

Tuesday 20th June 10.00am 50th Anniversary Dedication Service. This is to dedicate the Memorial plaque erected recently to the victims of a massacre in Aden on 29th June 1967. All welcome. 

Tuesday 20th June 5.30pm at 9 Chester Crescent: "Living in an online world". Discussion group. All welcome

Next Sunday 25th June, the Talent scheme, launched a couple of months ago, draws to a close. Please bring your £10 back (otherwise Catherine might be begging on the streets...), and any profit you have made, which goes to the Building Fund.

Sunday 25th June. We really need volunteers please! The Guided walk is entitled "St Thomas to St Thomas", and ends up at St Thomas'. It's a wonderful opportunity to serve teas &cakes to all the walkers, and to show what St Tom's can do, as well as to raise some useful funds. But we need people please to make cakes and to serve teas & cakes on the day. Appropx 4.00pm.

Donations of raffle prizes for the Summer Fayre are welcome – this is being held on 8 July. Please see Wendy for more information,


Have you been using your Talents?  We will be starting to draw the Talents fundraising scheme to an end in the next few weeks. Watch this space!



If you have a bit of time free on a Saturday morning, we need volunteers to help serving teas and coffees. This is to provide a welcome to the community, as well as raise money for the reordering project. Lizzie is now looking after the rota for this (Thanks, Lizzie!). Please sign up on the notice at the back of church if you can help, 10.30am-1pm Saturdays.


St Thomas' is now on Twitter! The address is @sttomsnewcastle which is the same as the website. Many thanks to Lizzie, who set it up for us, and even tweeted the Lord Mayor's service! 


Don’t forget to return your moneyboxes when they’re full! If you need a new one, please see Hannah. All funds raised go towards the reordering.


Suggestions for this website always welcome.We do our best to keep it up to date, but can't always manage it. if you'd like to help, please do speak to Catherine or to Jonathan. 



St Thomas the Martyr: For God, for the city, for the future


The Herman Schier Vestry is now available for bookings


One very simple way of helping us  is to enrol with Everyclick and Give as you Live so that every time you search on line (Everyclick) or buy (GAYL) a donation will be made to the heating fund at St Thomas the Martyr Trust.. 

To find out more go to

and enter St Thomas the Martyr Trust as your chosen recipient - it's as simple as that!

There is also a donations box in the church building.