Jubilee Trail at St Peter’s, Thornton

    Open Friday 3rd – Sunday 5th June

Two activities based around the churchyard – one for pre school and one for older children.

Paper provided – please bring pens.

Completed answers will be collected at the Church lychgate on Monday 6th June 3.30- 4.30.

Prizes to be awarded

Easter Trail

Don’t forget the Easter Egg Trail in St Peter’s churchyard from tomorrow until Easter Sunday.

Church Electoral Roll Revision

The yearly revision of the Parish of Thornton Bagworth and Stanton’s Electoral Roll  begins on 21st March and will finish on 4th April.  If you wish to enrol please email Dave Robinson at dr88542@gmail.com, to receive a form. Existing members need not complete a form.

By being on the Electoral Roll you are able to take part in electing representatives to the Parochial Church Council, and can be elected yourself if you would like to make your voice heard in these councils.

Help for Ukraine – bring items to Thornton Church

The Leicester Ukrainian club have requested donations of items for Ukrainians. Items will be transported to where they are needed by the Leicester Ukrainian club.

If you are able to donate any of the items in the list below please drop them off at St Peter’s Church, Thornton on Sunday between 11.45 and 12.30 pm, contact Shirley or email churchwarden.thornton@gmail.com. Thank you.

These are the items that are urgently needed. (NB NOT CLOTHES)

Camping mats, Insulated flasks, Sleeping mats, Baby food, Protein bars, Nappies, Painkillers (eg Ibuprofen), Power banks for charging phones, Anti-flu medicine (Lemsips etc), Feminine sanitary products, Wound dressing materials, Large/medium back packs, First aid kit, Male socks, Warm blankets, Canned food, Thermals/base layers, Dry food (pasta, rice …), Hot water bottles

Please do not donate clothes. They are not needed at the moment.

Little Angels – this Thursday at 2pm

You and your preschool child, toddler or baby are welcome to join us from 2-3pm this Thursday in St Peter’s Church. A chance to chat and meet friends while your child plays. Whether you are a parent, grandparent or childminder, you are very welcome. Why not give it a try? No charge.

Global Day of Prayer for peace

Wednesday March 2nd has been designated as Global Day of Prayer for peace. 

St Peter’s Thornton will be open from 11 am on Wednesday for private prayer, and at  12 noon there will be a short prayer service for peace led by Delia, followed by a time of quiet reflection. Please join us if you can.’

There will also be a Short Prayer service at St Peter’s, Copt Oak, 12pm (with imposition of ashes) and both St Mary’s, Stanton and St Michael’s Church, Markfield will be open for quiet prayer from 11am-1pm.  Again, everyone welcome.

If you are unable to visit the churches you might like to pray at home. 

Babes-in-arms, Toddlers, Pre-schoolers in Thornton – Come and join us!

You are all little angels and we invite you to bring your parent/grandparent/minder to our free, monthly Little Angels session.

Songs, nursery rhymes and a short Bible story are followed by plenty of time for play.  For ages 1 day up to 4 years.  Great way to make new friends – for children and adults alike.  You are welcome to come and join this happy and friendly group.

Meets in St Peter’s Church Thornton at 2pm on Thursday March 3rd (always the first Thursday of the month during termtime). We finish at 3pm, in time to get to the school gate for those who need to.  There is no charge.

If you have any questions, call 01530 231502 or 01530 230532.  Otherwise, just turn up and we will be delighted to see you.

Lis Muller and Helen Brown

Open Gardens 2022

This year we are planning to hold Thornton Open Gardens – for real! It will be on Sunday 10th July, from 1-6pm. WATCH FOR MORE INFOMATION!