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Arriva Poppy Bus launch – Thursday 1 November 2018

Representatives of St Michael’s, Thurmaston were pleased to join representatives of The Royal British Legion at the Arriva Poppy Bus launch in Thurmaston. Photos available here.

Golden Jubilee Mass – Saturday 22 September 2018

A Golden Jubilee Mass was held at Leicester Cathedral to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Rev’d T Robin Martin’s Ordination to the Priesthood.

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Pictured left to right – Rev’d Stephen Bowring (Curate 1992-1995, Thurmaston); Rev’d Martin Court (Curate 1989-1992, Thurmaston); Rev’d Lynn Padmore (Previously Lay Reader, Thurmaston); and Rev’d T. Robin Martin (Vicar 1985-2005, Thurmaston) – at Leicester Cathedral, Saturday 22 September 2018

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Rev Lynn Padmore with Rev T. Robin Martin at Leicester Cathedral – Saturday 22 September 2018

We Will Remember Them – Saturday 8 September 2018

A church open day event to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War – at St Michael & All Angels Church, Thurmaston.

Slideshow images courtesy of Kev Tebbutt.

 

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Welcome and Installation of Interim Team Rector of The Fosse Team – The Rev’d Canon Lee Francis-Dehqani – Monday 20 August 2018

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The Rev’d Canon Lee Francis-Dehqani (left), pictured with The Rt Rev’d Martyn Snow, Bishop of Leicester – at the Parish Church of St Peter & St Paul, Syston on Monday 20 August 2018.

Lunch at the Vicarage – Sunday 5 August 2018

Members of the congregations of St Hilda’s, East Goscote and St Michael’s, Thurmaston enjoying lunch at the Vicarage – by kind invitation of Rev Tim Day and Mrs Andrea Day.

Slideshow images courtesy of Kev Tebbutt.

 

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Former Vicar of Thurmaston receives Royal British Legion award – Sunday 15 July 2018

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Rev’d T. Robin Martin (“Father Robin”) – Vicar of Thurmaston and Legion Branch Chaplain 1985-2005 – receives a Certificate of Appreciation from The Royal British Legion’s Thurmaston Branch at St James The Great Church, Birstall on Sunday 15 July 2018 to mark the 50th anniversary of his Ordination. Pictured left to right –  Mr Tony Bloxam, Churchwarden; Cllr Andy Dent, RBL Thurmaston Branch Chairman; Rev’d T. Robin Martin; Mr Darren Gartside, RBL Thurmaston Branch; Mrs Pat Davies, RBL Thurmaston Branch; Mr Gil Nall, RBL Birstall Branch President; and Mr Duncan Brown, RBL Birstall Branch Secretary.

New charity for Thurmaston Old School – 2 July 2018

On 2 July 2018, the ownership and management of Thurmaston Old School transferred to a new Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) – Thurmaston Old School Community Centre CIO. The first trustees are pictured below.

 

Trustees – pictured left to right – Rev Tim Day (Ex-officio, Vicar), Mr John Tebbutt (Ex-officio, Churchwarden), Mr Dave Lewis (Ex-officio, Churchwarden), Mrs Maureen Tebbutt (Appointed), and Mr Darren Gartside (Appointed).

Annual General Meeting of Thurmaston Old School Management Committee – Sunday 25 February 2018

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left to right – Dave Lewis and John Tebbutt (Churchwardens), with Rev Tim Day (Vicar) – busy in their role as Managing Trustees of Thurmaston (Old School) Church and Community (Developments) Charity at the Thurmaston Old School Management Committee AGM – Sunday 25 February 2018

Welcome to new Children and Families Worker – Sunday 7 January 2018

Mrs Mandy Green was introduced at the All Age Family Service on Sunday 7 January 2018 as the new Children and Families Worker for St Michael’s, Thurmaston and St Hilda’s, East Goscote. Mandy’s contact details can be found here.

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Christmas Concert by Thurmaston Scout and Guide Band (Thurmaston Marching Brass) – Sunday 10 December 2017

Photos available on the band’s Facebook page

Thurmaston Old School ‘Clean Up Day’ – Saturday 21 October 2017

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Volunteers involved in a ‘clean up day’ at Thurmaston Old School – in the heart of Thurmaston and Watermead Country Park – and home to various church and community groups

Church Open Day – Saturday 7 October 2017

All Open Day photographs courtesy of Kev Tebbutt. All rights reserved.

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Church decorated with Harvest Festival produce

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Watermead Regeneration Corridor display

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Church Open Day

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Church Open Day

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Church decorated with Harvest Festival produce

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Martial Arts Display by Bluewave Taekwondo

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Martial Arts Display by Bluewave Taekwondo

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Martial Arts Display by Bluewave Taekwondo

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Martial Arts Display by Bluewave Taekwondo

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Mothers’ Union stall

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Royal British Legion display

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Royal British Legion display

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Royal British Legion Thurmaston Branch – pictured left to right – Linda Williams (Poppy Appeal Organiser), Andy Dent (Branch Chairman), Darren Gartside (Former Branch Chairman), Cllr Dave Atterbury (Branch President), Dave Beck (Welfare Rep), Derek Gartside (Former Branch Chairman). Not on photo – Mrs Pat Davies (Branch Treasurer)

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Flower arranging display

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Flower arranging display

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Flower arranging display

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Flower arranging display

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Flower arranging by visitors and church members

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Flower arranging by visitors and church members

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Flower arranging display

Quiet Day – 30 September 2017

A quiet day was held on 30 September 2017, led by the Rev Ian Hill. The group studied the Parable of the Sower, and made a collage (photo below) out of seeds as an aid to prayer.

Prayer:

Lord, Soften my heart

Take my Rocks and Weeds

Make me into fertile ground

Bear a crop in me

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Quiet day prayer collage

Royal British Legion – Certificates of Appreciation – Sunday 27 November 2016

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Back row left to right – Stephen Gamble, Licensed Lay Minister / RBL Associate Branch Chaplain; Rev Tim Day, Vicar / RBL Branch Chaplain; Pat Davies, RBL Branch Treasurer; Cllr Dave Atterbury, RBL Branch President; Cllr Bob Davies, RBL Branch Welfare Rep. Front row left to right – Andy Dent, RBL Branch Chairman; Elizabeth Lowe and Selina Thraves, Joint Commissioners – Girlguiding Thurmaston. Photograph courtesy of Dave Morris / The Thurmaston Times.

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Jo Smith, our former placement student

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Mr David Beck (pictured centre) receiving a Certificate of Appreciation from The Royal British Legion – with representatives of The Royal British Legion Thurmaston Branch – Cllr David Atterbury, MA (Branch President – pictured left), and Mr Michael Atterbury (Branch Chairman – pictured right).

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Rev Tim Day (centre) on the occasion of his licensing as Team Vicar in The Fosse Team. Pictured at St Hilda’s, East Goscote on Wednesday 25 June 2014 with Rt Rev Christopher Boyle (left) – Assistant Bishop of Leicester; and Mrs Andrea Day.

 

The Choir of Thurmaston Parish Church – reunion of former choristers, pictured at St Michael’s, Thurmaston on Saturday 21 September 2013.