On the Third Sunday of Easter Fr Ken Johnson celebrated a Solemn Eucharist at the Parish Church of St Thomas in Somercotes. He was helped by Sonny Ledger who acted as MC. Peter Burnham was the thurifer, Granville Stone the crucifer, Michael Woods and David Bradley the acolytes. Beverley Peach read from the Acts of the Apostles, and read the Responsorial Psalm 29 and gave a reading from the book of the Apocalypse.
Fr Derek Booth helped by Sonny Ledger who acted as MC on the Fourth Sunday of Easter. Peter Burnham was the thurifer, Granville Stone the crucifer, David Bradley and Michael Woods the acolytes. Julie Davis read from the Acts of the Apostles and read the Responsorial Psalm 99, ‘We are His people, the sheep of His flock’. Rebeccva Davis gave a reading from the book of the Apocalypse.
After mass Julie Ward and Beverley Peach served refreshments in the Village Hall.
Services at St Thomas’ are: Sunday morning at 9.30 am, Solemn Eucharist (Holy Communion); Sunday School, 9 30 am in the Village Hall next to the Church; Wednesday at 10am, Said Eucharist (Holy Communion) with tea, coffee and biscuits afterwards.
On the last Sunday of every month a BCP Evensong is held at 6pm. Everybody is welcome.