Welcome to St. Thomas' Church
St. Thomas' Circle, Werneth, Oldham, OL8 1UK

  • (Please note:  Postal address: The Vicarage, 55 Belgrave Road, Oldham, OL8 1LU)


    Our services take place at 10:30 am on a Sunday morning and on a Wednesday morning.

    We usually have at least 6 nationalities represented in the congregation on a given Sunday.

    Whatever your background you can be assured of a warm welcome to our services and our Parish life.

    We hope that you will find what you are looking for on this website!
    We look forward to meeting you in due course.  If you need to get in touch with the Vicar, you can do so on the contact page.

    What's going on?

    Kimbilio - helping children build a future with hope. Click here to see a short article about our work

    If you want to know what's going on, you can find out here

    Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals

    Please use the form on the contact page.
    Re-ordering the church.
    St. Thomas' is a beautiful Grade II listed building.
    We are planning multiple changes to the church building to enable the community to make greater use of the building.  These will involve:
    • replacing the seating with flexible chairs;
    • replacing the church heating with a modern, efficient, working system;
    • repairing the external stonework, and repointing;
    • providing an access ramp for people in wheelchairs and buggies;
    • upgrading the toilet so that it can be used by those in wheelchairs, and with baby changing; and
    • removing the kitchen to the North side-aislse.
    We hope that the church building can become a place of learning, growth and support for people of all ages, cultures, and ethnic groups.

    More information about the building and the proposed re-order

    The Church Building

    If you would like to make an appointment to see the building, or anything else, please feel free to contact the Vicar using the form on the contact page.

    You can ask for an appointment for any time during the week, however the best time is usually after our midweek service on a Wednesday.  The service starts at 10:30 am, and finishes about 11:10 am.  You are welcome to come for the service, or for tea or coffee afterwards, and you can look round then.  Someone with detailed knowledge of the building will usually be there to provide information or attempt to answer any questions you might have.

    Young Adults

    Rochdale Archdeaconry, within which the Parish falls, has a worker with young adults: Revd.~Jo Farnworth.

    She hopes to communicate via social media, so feel free to access the Rochdale Archdeaconry Facebook Page. She hopes this will become a place where young adults (18-40ish) can find information, news, share thoughts and be part of an on-line community that is seeking to explore/grow in faith.

    We are also looking for a "Young Adults Rep" for the Parish. Are you interested?

    We have recently added six extra albums to the Photo Gallery. Clickon the picture to go to each.

    Summer Activity


    There are 21 new pictures of

    members of the Parish

    An album taken at the Diamond

    Jubilee lunch in June

    Some pictures of this year's Whit


    Our 'Easter Experience'
    St Thomas' in Winter


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