The THOMAS Project

196H Walsall Wood Road, Aldridge, Walsall, WS9 8HB. Tel : 01922 452213.

The THOMAS Project is named after the disciple Thomas, where each letter of his name denotes the six key areas that we work towards ... T Training and education H Healthcare information O Opportunities for life M Mission and ministry A Achieving change S Supporting those in need Pop in and visit us, we'd love to see you ... Nicky and the team.

Mission: Social action and mission.

It was a wonderful afternoon ... a huge 'thank you' to all those who organised it and planned the activities and the Prayer Trail 😊

Today’s Church picnic on the Croft β˜€οΈ

It was wonderful to catch up with Melissa , Allan and all of the team at The Lamp Food Bank at Brownhills Community Centre and The Lamp this morning.

The Lamp Food Bank launched this morning as the Black Country Food Bank distribution centre in Brownhills and they will be open every Thursday between 11 am and 1 pm.

We pray that God continues to provide for and bless you as you serve your local community 🧑

We'll be joining in with the big Family Picnic, organised by Aldridge Parish Church , this Sunday from 12.30 pm.

Everyone is welcome to join us ... just bring along something to eat and drink ... there will be activities and games organised to keep us amused πŸ˜Šβ˜€οΈπŸ₯ͺ

We've checked the weather forecast for next weekend 🌞

We're going to be joining our dear friends at Aldridge Parish Church for a "Family Picnic after Church". Gathering together after the Sunday morning service, everyone is welcome πŸ’š
Just bring something along to eat and drink 😊

loveblackcountry.org.uk

Summer time and rumbling tummies. - Love Black Country

A really good article by our friends at Love Black Country.
Donations of food, toiletries and pet food, etc., to help support local families and individuals can be dropped in to us whenever we're open. Or into the collection trolley in Aldridge Morrisons ... thank you so much.

loveblackcountry.org.uk Children across the region are facing a hungry summer as foodbanks deal with a drop in donations during the school holidays.

We've checked the weather forecast for next weekend 🌞

We're going to be joining our dear friends at Aldridge Parish Church for a "Family Picnic after Church". Gathering together after the Sunday morning service, everyone is welcome πŸ’š
Just bring something along to eat and drink 😊

The James Brindley Foundation

We now have a sponsor sheet booklet available at The THOMAS Project for anyone who would like to support this fantastic fundraising event ... a 10 km run with all of the proceeds going to The James Brindley Foundation 🧑

If you can't manage the 10 km run (like me πŸ™ƒ!), you can always sponsor one of the actual runners πŸƒβ€β™‚οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

Let's see if we can support them with an additional Β£160 as well.

🐺 WOLF RUNNERS🐺 our sponsor sheet booklets are now available for collection from Alex Koymen PJ Paul James and Charlotte Brindley - it is a requirement of the wolf run to raise a minimum of Β£160! πŸ™πŸ»

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Building a Budget

We do still have a couple of places available on our Cash Smart Credit Savvy Course, running for four weeks from Wednesday the 26th of June, and being superbly delivered by Just Finance Black Country . The course is free of charge and open to everyone who wishes to attend.

You can call us on 01922 452213, or email Sheree on [email protected] , to book your free place.

Weds 26th June - 10am to 12pm - Cash Smart Credit Savvy - Session 1 of 4.
Weds 3rd July - 10am to 12pm - Cash Smart Credit Savvy - Session 2 of 4.
Weds 10th July - 10am to 12pm - Cash Smart Credit Savvy - Session 3 of 4.
Weds 17th July - 10am to 12pm - Cash Smart Credit Savvy - Session 4 of 4.

This is "Building a Budget" by Just Finance Foundation on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

We are so excited 😊
A brand new Black Country Food Bank distribution centre is opening in Brownhills.

The Lamp Food Bank at the Brownhills Community Centre and The Lamp opens on the 4th of July and will be open every Thursday morning thereafter. Well done to everyone involved ... we very much look forward to partnering with you 🧑

We're delighted to have been invited to and to be taking part in this wonderful event at Manor Farm Community Association . It's going to be busy, but we can't wait to see you there πŸ‘

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How to keep safe at home

Today, between 10 am and 12 pm, Red Watch from Aldridge Fire Station will be coming to tell us all about Fire Safety in the home.
This is a free, two hour Pop-Up Session, as long as the guys aren't called out on a 'shout', for everyone to find out how to keep themselves and their families safe at home.
Do pop in ... we'd love to see you 😊

https://www.wmfs.net/safety/at-home/

wmfs.net How to keep your home safe from fire. From electrical goods to escape routes, here are our top tips to ensure you and your family are safe at home.

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We still have some spaces available for today's "Computing for the Terrified" session 1, 12.00 pm to 2.00 pm.

You can just turn up, if you'd like to join us. All sessions are free of charge.

Our Prayer Stations will continue to be available throughout today, you're welcome to pop in anytime.
And then this evening, from 5.00 pm, 24 hours of prayer will be running at the Aldridge Parish Centre. Please check the following link for more information ...

https://aldridgeparish.org.uk/home/tkc/tkc.php

We have had such a special time today, with many people visiting our three Thy Kingdom Come Prayer Stations.
We have decided to keep them running and available for the rest of the week, you are very welcome to pop in anytime ...

We have had such a special time today, with many people visiting our three Thy Kingdom Come Prayer Stations.
We have decided to keep them running and available for the rest of the week, you are very welcome to pop in anytime ...

Our Prayer Stations are all ready for today's Thy Kingdom Come prayers, 11am to 3pm. You're very welcome to come along and reflect on these three themes ...

#1 You are welcome and there is a place for you here

#2 Finding healing and hope

#3 Because Jesus loves you.

Our Parish-wide Thy Kingdom Come initiative this year sees a variety of different Prayer activities taking place at different venues across Aldridge, between the 30th of May (Ascension) and Sunday the 9th of June (Pentecost).

This evening, Monday the 3rd of June, there is a family friendly space to pray at The Hothouse in Aldridge, WS9 0DP. You're welcome to pop in any time between 4.30 and 6.00 pm.

Then tomorrow, Tuesday the 4th of June, you can join us at The THOMAS Project, between 11am and 3pm ... you are welcome to pop in for as long as you would like πŸ’™

Our Parish-wide Thy Kingdom Come initiative this year sees a variety of different Prayer activities taking place at different venues across Aldridge, between the 30th of May (Ascension) and Sunday the 9th of June (Pentecost).

Join us at The THOMAS Project on Tuesday the 4th of June, between 11am and 3pm ... you are welcome to pop in for as long as you would like πŸ’™

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The Healing On The Streets Aldridge team will be in the Village and available to pray with you this coming Saturday, June the 1st.

The team is situated outside Costa Coffee and is available between 11 am and 1 pm ... it would be great to see you there.

The Healing On The Streets Aldridge team will be in the Village and available to pray with you this coming Saturday, June the 1st.

The team is situated outside Costa Coffee and is available between 11 am and 1 pm ... it would be great to see you there.

Our Parish-wide Thy Kingdom Come initiative this year sees a variety of different Prayer activities taking place at different venues across Aldridge, between the 30th of May (Ascension) and Sunday the 9th of June (Pentecost).

Join us at The THOMAS Project on Tuesday the 4th of June, between 11am and 3pm ... you are welcome to pop in for as long as you would like πŸ’™

[05/23/19]   We are taking bookings now for our first Functional Skills and/or IT Skills session with Mike tomorrow, from 12 pm to 2 pm.

For more info, follow our link
https://thethomasproject.co.uk/what-we-do/why-thomas/training-education/functional-skills-and-it/

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Because some of our team will be attending the City Vision event today, Wednesday the 22nd of May, the Project will be closing early at 5.00 pm.

This is just a one-off and we apologise sincerely for any inconvenience that our early closing may cause you.

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The THOMAS Project

We are very excited about our new Training Brochure for our Summer Term of Training Sessions and Pop-up Sessions.

Our very next free Training Session is
Functional Skills in Maths and/or IT Skills on
Friday the 24th May - 12 pm to 2 pm.

To find out more ...
https://thethomasproject.co.uk/what-we-do/why-thomas/training-education/

We are very excited about our new Training Brochure for our Summer Term of Training Sessions and Pop-up Sessions.

Our very next free Training Session is
Functional Skills in Maths and/or IT Skills on
Friday the 24th May - 12 pm to 2 pm.

To find out more ...
https://thethomasproject.co.uk/what-we-do/why-thomas/training-education/

[05/20/19]   We are very excited about our new Training Brochure for our Summer Term of Training Sessions and Pop-up Sessions.

Our very next free Training Session is
Functional Skills in Maths and/or IT Skills on
Friday the 24th May - 12 pm to 2 pm.

To find out more ...
https://thethomasproject.co.uk/what-we-do/why-thomas/training-education/

We're delighted to be joining in with this global wave of prayer, with the Churches across Aldridge.
Will you join us? #ThyKingdomCome

Come and join us for Thy Kingdom Come
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3k3pIwVqisA

Amongst all of our very special visitors to The Project yesterday, we welcomed Pikachu for a while ...

A very warm welcome to St Giles Hospice this afternoon.
Encouraging us to be mindful of 'Dying Matters', sharing memories together and creating a Memory Jar.
What a blessed time ... thank you Alpa and Maureen πŸ’›

For all of those amazing Aldridge School Year 12 Sixth Form pupils who have either been on placement with us recently, or are due to start with us soon, we are thinking of you as you begin your Mock Exams this week.
With very best wishes from all of your friends here at the Project.

One of our favourite ways of welcoming new volunteers into The THOMAS Project family is our Induction Training sessions.
With many, many thanks to Wilsons Tea Room , who provided a beautiful sandwich platter, and those who attended on Thursday.
We're feeling very blessed!

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We wanted to say a huge thank you to Dave and Michelle at Orchard Hills Bakery , for all of the donations of baked goods that they make to the Project, for us to redistribute them ... thank you ❀

Their oaty cookies were particularly enjoyed by our visitors who called in to join us on Friday morning ... wow, what a wonderful treat!!

Bless you both, very much, for caring for those in the community of Aldridge ... love from us all here at The THOMAS Project ###

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Our vision in your area

Our Vision, as a Fresh Expression of Church for our area of Aldridge, is included in this fabulous short video ...

https://youtu.be/LHaRes3VafQ

The diocesan vision statement is a working document that we're encouraged to endorse and adapt in our own church communities - whether parish churches, schoo...

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We have had a fantastic day today with Aldridge Methodist Church , Aldridge Parish Church , St Mary of the Angels Church , St Thomas Church , The Link Church and Tynings Lane Church Aldridge ... in our impromptu 'pop-up' shop ❀
"Who loves you?" ❀

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We'll be at the Aldridge Spring Market tomorrow ...
"Who loves you?" ❀

https://thethomasproject.co.uk/about-us/visit-us/well-be-at-the-aldridge-spring-market-event/

PLEASE SUPPORT THE THOMAS PROJECT ...
Your nomination really counts! Β£1,000 could make a real difference to the work we do in listening and responding to the needs of those in Aldridge and beyond.

Your nomination could be the one that helps us win money to support our visitors and to provide social events later in the Summer.
Click β€˜nominate now’ on the website and enter our details.
Our Registered Charity Number is 1082423 and our Registered Charity Name is Family Guidance and Community Welfare.
Thanks for your support!
www.ecclesiastical.com/movement-for-good/nominate-a-charity

The more nominations we get, the greater our chance of winning, so please spread the word 😊

Your nomination really counts! Β£1,000 could make a real difference to the work we do in listening and responding to the needs of those in Aldridge and beyond.

Your nomination could be the one that helps us win money to support our visitors and to provide social events later in the Summer.
Click β€˜nominate now’ on the website and enter our details.
Our Registered Charity Number is 1082423 and our Registered Charity Name is Family Guidance and Community Welfare.
Thanks for your support!
www.ecclesiastical.com/movement-for-good/nominate-a-charity

The more nominations we get, the greater our chance of winning, so please spread the word 😊

Your nomination really counts! Β£1,000 could make a real difference to the work we do in listening and responding to the needs of those in Aldridge and beyond.

Your nomination could be the one that helps us win money to support our visitors and to provide social events later in the Summer.
Click β€˜nominate now’ on the website and enter our details.
Our Registered Charity Number is 1082423 and our Registered Charity Name is Family Guidance and Community Welfare.
Thanks for your support!
www.ecclesiastical.com/movement-for-good/nominate-a-charity

The more nominations we get, the greater our chance of winning, so please spread the word 😊

We are closed now for our Spring Break. We would like to wish all of our friends, visitors, volunteers and supporters a very Happy Easter.

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Dr Krish Kandiah's video for Thy Kingdom Come 2019

We are excited to be taking part in Thy Kingdom Come again this year at the Project, from the 30th of May to the 9th of June πŸ™

https://youtu.be/h-d-Dc8xmos

Adoptive father and Founding Director of the Christian fostering and adoption charity, Home for Good - Dr Krish Kandiah, reflects on the Lord's Prayer- as pa...

Diocese of Lichfield CofE

A real privilege to be included in this video ...

Groups across the Diocese have been looking at how our vision applies in their local area.

With their help, we've produced this short video showing with adaptations of the vision in parish, school, fresh expression and chaplaincy contexts.

Please share!

Find out more at https://www.lichfield.anglican.org/our_vision/

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196H Walsall Wood Road
Aldridge
WS9 8HB

Opening Hours

Tuesday 10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00
Friday 10:00 - 19:00
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