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As well as the Church Magazine twice a year we publish a newsletter 'Spotlight' (formally called 'Mustard Seed') which is distributed free throughout the parish. It is evangelistic and highlights past and future events and people share their faith.

Complete editions and selected articles of Spotlight are available below.

Complete editions and selected articles of Mustard Seed are available here.

We have also produced Christmas and Easter Cards for distribution around the Parish.

Christmas Card from St Thomas'   Christmas 2017 Colour   


Christmas Card from St Thomas'   Christmas 2016 Colour   


An Easter Card from St Thomas'   Easter 2016 Colour


Christmas Card from St Thomas'   Christmas 2015 Colour   


An Easter Card from St Thomas'   Easter 2015 Colour


Christmas Card from St Thomas'   Christmas 2014 Colour   


An Easter Card from St Thomas'   Easter 2014 Colour


Christmas Card from St Thomas'   Christmas 2013 Colour   


St Thomas' News   Easter 2013 Colour


An Easter Card from St Thomas'   Easter 2013 Colour


Christmas Card from St Thomas'   Christmas 2012 Colour   


An Easter Card from St Thomas'   Easter 2012 Colour


Christmas Card from St Thomas'   Christmas 2011 Cover    Inside


Opening of the new Church Centre   September 2011 Colour
Special edition to invite people in the parish to the Fun Day on 24 September at which the Archbishop of Canterbury will dedicate the new St Thomas' Church Centre.

An Easter Card from St Thomas'   Easter 2010 Colour
There is no 'Spotlight' this Easter. We hope to publish one later in the year when we have more new of our building development.


Spotlight    Christmas 2009   Black and white version   Colour version
Welcome -from the Rector
Is This It? -Carolyn Baker describes how the ALPHA course changed her life
Gaz Simmonds -our new Parish and Worship Assistant
St Thomas' Development Project -Paul Benson gives an update us
Christmas Events and Services

A Community Questionnaire was distributed with 'Spotlight'. An on line version is available here.



Spotlight    Easter 2009   Black and white version   Colour version
Welcome -from the Rector
We Believe in Parents!
St Thomas' Scouts
An Easter Present
Interview with Ashley -who was confirmed recently
Easter Events



Spotlight    Christmas 2008   Black and white version   Colour version
'Manger' Economic Change!
First Thursday Rendezvous
About 'Furnace'
Living Stones Project -An eco-friendly centre
'Behold I Stand' -a poem for Christmas
Services for Christmas



Spotlight    Easter 2008   Black and white version   Colour version
Mary's Easter Morning -Janet Turville
In Good Hands -Bernard Blanksby
'HOPE 2008' -David Sanderson
Church on the Bus -Robert Batten
'Furnace' -Kat Witham and the 'Furnace' Team
A Poem for Easter
Easter Services



Spotlight    Christmas 2007   Black and white version   Colour version
Royal Visit to Planet Earth
Summer Rendezvous 2007
Holiday Club 2007 'Jungle Jamboree'
Welcome to Dawn -Our new Children's and Families' Worker
Christmas Biscuites Recipe



Spotlight    Easter 2007   Black and white version   Colour version
'Newspaper cuttings' about Jesus' resurrection
The Galilean God -a reflection for Easter by Eileen Balch
Coming Back to St Thomas' -Helen Murray
Pure Chillin' in Wales -Youth event away
Gifts Sent With Love -Gareth Simmonds in Kosovo

Have you ever experienced St Thomas' Holiday Club?
Read about 'Clues from the Deep' last year's Holiday Club
Find out about Jungle Jamboree this year's event



Spotlight    Christmas 2006   Black and white version   Colour version
'What's Missing' -Rector's Christmas 2006 message
What Christmas Means to Me -Marion Smith
A Moving Contribution -Update on the Development Project
'Brampton is Paradise' -Tidying up of the church yard
Past, Present and Future -Celebrating St Thomas' Day
A Bit of a Ponder -a Christmas poem by 'Mary'
Prize Christmas Crossword
Make a 3D Star Decoration
Download the 4 Star Christmas decoration here
(as refered to on the back page of Spotlight)



Spotlight    Easter 2006   Black and white version   Colour version
'Get a VCR Mentality' -Rector's Easter 2006 message
Prayer -a place for you
'Resurrection Day' -a painting by Peter Rolfe
Totzone -organised fun is the name of the game
First Thursday Rendezvous -fun and fellowship for seniors

Have you ever experienced St Thomas' Holiday Club?
Read about 'Party People, last year's Holiday Club
Find out about 'Clues from the Deep', this year's event



Spotlight    Christmas 2005    Black and white version   Colour version
'Sorry Mate, No Room' -Rector's Christmas 2005 message
God -Tiny and Helpless -An interview with Scott and Emma Atkinson
Christmas in Uruguay -Sophie Stevens writes about he Christmas there in 2004
Dreamy White Christmas Crunch -a Christmas recipe


Spotlight    Easter 2005    Black and white version   Colour version
'What are You Worth?' -Rector's Easter 2005 message
'You can have your cake and eat itů.' An interview with David Hardy