Easter Church services
Palm Sunday April 14th – come and collect your Palm Cross at these services.
10:30am All Age Palm Sunday Service at St Thomas’ Church Bradwell
The first of the ‘Three Great Days’ is marked with the Eucharist of the Last Supper, including foot washing; the Stripping of the Sanctuary and the ‘Watch with Christ’ in his Passion.
Maundy Thursday April 18th
7:30pm Maundy Thursday Last Supper Communion St Thomas’ Bradwell
9:00pm Watch with Christ St Thomas’ Bradwell. Spend an hour in church between 9:00pm Thursday till 10:00am on Good Friday. Add your name to the list in church.
Save us, O Lord, while waking, and guard us while sleeping, that awake we may watch with Christ and asleep may rest in peace.
Good Friday April 19th
10:30am Good Friday Service at St Thomas’ Bradwell.
1:00pm Walk with the Cross to St Peter’s Chapel. Starting at St Thomas’ Bradwell.
2:00pm Good Friday meditations – hymns and prayers till 3:00pm at St Peter’s Chapel Bradwell. Meet at the carpark at 1:45 and walk with the Cross or drive down to the Chapel if unable to walk.
Easter Day April 21st
5:30am Dawn Communion and the Commissioning of Revd Steven Poss as Chaplain of St Peter’s Chapel Bradwell. Conducted by the Bishop of Bradwell. The service starts with a bonfire and fireworks to celebrate the Risen Lord. Breakfast at the Othona Community after the service.
10:30am Easter Communion Service at St Thomas’ Bradwell.
The Parish Magazine for Bradwell and St Lawrence is now available online.
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Welcome to the Church of St Thomas Bradwell-on-Sea a happy friendly church offering a warm welcome to all.
We have services every Sunday, 10-30 communion on the first and third Sundays, 10-30 All Age services on the second Sundays, 8-00 Holy Communion and 10-30 Family Services with songs for the children on forth on the forth Sunday. On the first Sunday we also have an afternoon service at the Down Hall Care Home at 15-30. On the fifth Sunday we have a joint service with St Lawrence Church, St Nicholas Tillingham or St James' at Dengie.
The parish is proud to support our Church school that has very close links to our church community. The school regularly use the church facilities for services and meetings.
We have an active and enthusiastic team of Bell ringers who practice each Friday at 8pm, and ring for all Sunday services.
We have a Pop Up Cafe on Friday mornings from 8:45 to 11am during school terms, especially popular with mothers and toddlers, all are welcome.
There is a Thursday Group which is a social group open to all in the parish who wish to meet and chat or have meals together. The group either meet in the church or go for a meal on the first Thursday in the month.
We have an excellent group of flower arrangers who arrange flowers in the church each week and at all the church festivals. We also have beautiful Flower Festivals on special occasions.
St Thomas Church also support and maintain St Peters Chapel which we have a Communion Service each Thursday at 9am, Sunday Evening Services in July and August at 6:30pm and special services throughout the year.