Great Hanwood: St Thomas, SY5 8LJ

Great Hanwood: St Thomas, Great Hanwood
Main Road, Hanwood, SY5 8LJ

We are a friendly welcoming community with an emphasis on biblical teaching and Holy Spirit led ministry. We praise God for being with us, blessing us, supporting us and giving us peace and security in times of trial, and encouraging us with answers to prayer. We welcome all people irrespective of their traditions and backgrounds.

Safeguarding is important to us. If you are concerned and wish to seek advice please contact our Safeguarding Officer Mrs Alison Bebb on 01743 860158. See our Safeguarding Notice for more information.

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  • Sunday Worship online

    We are continuing with Sunday services using Zoom.

    All Age Sunday Central on first Sunday at 10.30am
    All Age Cake and Sunday Afternoon Worship on third Sunday at 4.30pm
    Morning Worship/Holy Communion second, third, fourth and fifth Sundays at 10.30am and 4.30pm on first Sunday

    Contact revgrahamphillips@gmail.com for a link.

    Every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. for 50 minutes

    Singingevent, Vicarage, Live_stream

  • Morning Worship

    Informal worship with an emphasis on engaging with God through the bible and worship. Charismatic prayer ministry is available.
    Note this service is held in the Church Extension in the colder months - October to March inclusive. April to September inclusive it is in the Church.

    Every 2nd Sunday at 11 a.m. for 60 minutes

    Family friendly, Coffee

  • Family Communion

    Friendly worship with Communion.
    Charismatic prayer ministry is available.

    Every 1st and 4th Sunday at 11 a.m.

    Common worship, Coffee, Communion

  • C-SAW

    Cake and Sunday Afternoon Worship - A fun time of worship for families and all ages, with opportunities to be creative and engage with God, finishing with a meal together.
    Charismatic prayer ministry is available.

    Every 3rd Sunday at 4:30 p.m.

    Family friendly, Coffee, Allages, Messychurch, Worship_band


  • Parish Prayer

    A meeting to pray for our village, Parish, and benefice in a systematic way.

    Every Monday at 9:30 a.m.

    term time only



  • On line Toddlers Group

    Parents/carers and toddlers are invited to join us on Zoom for a Toddler’s group at 10am on Wednesday mornings.
    Contact revemmaphillips@gmail.com for a link

    Every Wednesday at 10 a.m. for 60 minutes

    Parentstoddlers, Vicarage, Live_stream

  • Tommy's Toddlers - in term time.

    A parent toddler group for pre-schoolers every Wednesday morning in term time from 10-11.30am, in the Extension at the back of church. Open play, craft activities, drinks and fruit, finishing with singing. All youngsters are welcome - bring a parent. Call Emma Phillips for more details on 01743 861003.

    Every Wednesday at 10 a.m. for 90 minutes

    Every week in term time.

    Parentstoddlers, Playgroup, Preschool

  • Cafe Wednesday

    An informal meeting with worship, study, discussion, prayer, coffee and cake.
    Venues vary, generally 1st Wednesday at the Leebotwood Filling Station, 2nd & 3rd at the church, 4th Wednesday in the Cock Inn. See www.stthomashanwood.org.uk/calendar for up to date programme

    Every 2nd , 3rd and 5th Wednesday at 7:15 p.m.



  • Holy Communion

    A peaceful break in the day.

    Every Thursday at 10 a.m.

  • Youth Church online

    For young people in secondary school. All welcome. Challenges each week.

    Meeting for an hour on Thursday evening on Zoom.

    Contact revgrahamphillips@gmail.com for a link.

    Every Thursday at 7 p.m. for 60 minutes

    Vicarage, Live_stream, Youthwork