Services Update for 2024

St Thomas Church-Our Vicar , has retired due to ill health and we are now in an interregnum. We are grateful for the help of visiting clergy and readers to enable us to have a Sunday service every week at 9.45. We are pleased to announce that we are also able to offer a midweek … Read more

Annual reports 2021

PCC Report-Di Wheeler- May 1st 2022 The PCC met for the first time, following lockdown and the vicar’s sabbatical, in September 2021. During lockdown the PCC had kept in touch by email. Further meetings were held in November, January and March. Although we no longer have officially any churchwardens, the PCC are extremely grateful to … Read more

Minutes of annual meetings 2022

Minutes of annual meetings held on May 1st 2022 Meeting of parishioners of Nuthurst cum Hockley Heath to elect churchwardens. Apologies:- F Griffiths, M. Howie, K Wheeler, J Davies Attendance:- 12 parishioners. Minutes of the meeting held on May 23rd 2021 were accepted as a true record. No nominations for churchwarden were received. Meeting closed. … Read more

Volunteers needed

Can you spare an hour? St Thomas Church is always looking for help-there are lots of jobs to suit everyone. We would like to have more coffee mornings, help with flowers, church cleaning or gardening. What are your skills?

Safeguarding poster Afraid to go home

Church Of England   Afraid to go home?   If you are being hurt by someone in your family, are afraid of someone at home or are in a violent relationship you can to speak privately to our Domestic Violence Contact Person: Margaret Howie Safeguarding Coordinator St Thomas Church Bishop’s Safeguarding Adviser on 07342 993844 … Read more

Policy Statement on the recruitment of ex offenders

   St Thomas Church Nuthurst cum Hockley Heath Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders As an organisation assessing applicants’ suitability for positions which are included in the Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order using criminal records checks processed through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), St Thomas church complies fully with the code of practice and … Read more

Parish Policy re domestic abuse

  Parish Policy for Responding to Domestic Abuse Parish of St Thomas Nuthurst and Hockley Heath agreed by the Parish Church Council on 18th July 2019 All forms of domestic abuse are wrong and must stop. We are committed to promoting and supporting environments which: Ensure that all people feel welcomed, respected and safe from abuse; Protect those … Read more

Safeguarding policy 2016

PAROCHIAL CHURCH  COUNCIL OF  ST THOMAS HOCKLEY HEATH AND NUTHURST To meet the requirements of the Children’s Acts POLICY AND PROCEDURES FOR SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN Agreed by PCC at their meeting on 1st March 2016 The Parochial Church Council of St Thomas Hockley Heath and Nuthurst give paramount importance to the nurture and care of children … Read more