Dudley – As One

Map of Greater Dudley Deanery in the Diocese of Worcester

Andrew talks about the re-organisation of deaneries in the Worcester Diocese and its impact on us as Kingdom People. And there are two exciting projects involving St Thomas’ around climate change and recovering from the pandemic.

Veils and Cauls

In 1854, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert re-enact their 1840 marriage ceremony

A look at the significance, history and power of veils in the bridal attire. And an insight on the “veil” some babies are born with!

Finding Hope

Snowdrops

Our vicar talks about the arrival of Spring, and finding hope when there appears to be little to be found.

An Irish Mystery

Photograph of North Family Headstone at Moira Parish Church, County Down

An email from Ireland suggested a tie to St Thomas’. The investigation revealed involvement from a past vicar. And the old Stourbridge Odeon!

Chavasse – that rings a bell!

Photograph of Captain Noel Godfrey Chavasse

Discover how the most highly decorated soldier in the First World War had a direct link to St Thomas’ Church!