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We will be able to meet in our church buildings for worship this week, please see the information below.



St Thomas à Becket

Parish Weekly News Sheet 


Sunday 5th July 2020

Fourth Sunday after Trinity


9.30 am               Holy Communion at Colerne                       

10.30am             Said Holy Communion at Box  not BCP

                                                Rom 7:15-25

                                                Matt 11:16-19, 25-30


10.30am              Family Holy Communion at Ditteridge    

6.00pm                Zoom Compline                                               





Gracious Father,

by the obedience of Jesus

you brought salvation to our wayward world:

draw us into harmony with your will,

that we may find all things restored in him,

our Saviour Jesus Christ.




Please pray for those who are ill


Darren Harris

Brenda Parry


We remember those whom we know,

who are suffering in sickness or adversity,

and those who especially need our prayers at this time.

Also the families of those who have died


Valerie Clayton-Smith


Welcome back!


Welcome back to our beautiful building! In order for everyone to remain safe and healthy, please would you observe the following guidelines:


Sit only in allocated places

No physical contact, no even Sharing the Peace

Observe 2m social distancing

Sanitize your hands on entering and leaving the building

Enter the building through the South Door and eave the building via the West door.

Follow instructions on the distribution of communion

Please use the slip of paper to record your presence at the service for test and trace, details will be given on the slip and in the notices

When you go out please be mindful that you don’t block the exit door and other people’s paths (maintain the 2m social distancing)

No singing is allowed, please don’t raise your voice either.




Filling Station Online


Janet is interviewing Vanessa Naish, who worships at Corsham Baptist Church and St Thomas’ and is a stalwart at Heart 4 Rudloe. There is an introduction and worship before that. Available from Tuesday 14th July from 7.30pm on Youtube.


Quiet Waters (Valens Terrace) Home Group Online

This week (9th July) we will continue to study and appreciate the riches of the wide range of hymns and songs we use in worship. The ’Waiting Room’ is open from 7.45pm and everyone is welcome . If you would like to join us, please email Jamie at


Roger’s Collect



Zoom Coffee 15th July

Please would someone be able to host the Zoom Coffee session on Wednesday 15th July? Please speak to Janet for further details.



Holiday Club


Holiday Club is cancelled this year - Please pray for the children and their families who might otherwise have come to holiday club.



Service Pattern


We are currently working on the service pattern for the Lidbrook Group for July and August. Please be patient with us as we try to work within all the government, national church and diocesan guidelines.


St Thomas à Becket Weekly Calendar


Sunday 5th July

9.30 am                Holy Communion at Colerne                        

10.30am               Holy Communion at Box                                

10.30am               Family Holy Communion at Ditteridge     

6.00pm                 Zoom Compline                                               



Wednesday 8th July

10.30 am                                 Holy Communion at Box

(No Zoom Coffee)

Facebook Live:       Mid week thought for the day                     

(and on to You Tube)



Thursday 9th July

9.45 am                Holy Communion at Colerne                      

(No Zoom Coffee)


7.45pm                    Quiet Waters (Valens Terrace) Home Group     online


Sunday 12th July

(subject to alteration if guidelines change)


9.30 am                Holy Communion at Colerne                       

10.30 am              Morning Zoom service                                  

11.30 am              Holy Communion at Box                               

6.00pm                 Evensong at Ditteridge