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Thorpe Church of England Primary School

Our Ministry

Sadly our Lego Club is currently suspended during this time of vacancy but we hope to restart sometime during 2024

so watch this space ......

For children aged 5 to 11 years and accompanied by parents or carers.

One day a month with refreshments


Get all the latest news,information, forthcoming events and sunday bible readings in our

Weekly Newsletter.

View or download using the links below:



*Trinity Sunday 26th May

*Pentecost Sunday 19th May

*7th Sunday of Easter 12th May

*6th Sunday of Easter 5th May





Worship for children and parents with craft activities, talk, music and drama.


1st and 3rd Sundays of the month

11.30am to 12 noon


Family fun for everyone,come along and join in!

Noah’s Ark is a toddler group for babies, toddlers and pre-school children with parents/carers/grandparents.

We are an informal playgroup and always have an aided craft session, fun action song or story segment during the morning.  Secure outside play area (weather permitting).

Refreshments for adults and children.  £2.00 per child

We meet in the Rutherwyke Room, behind the church. 

Follow the red brick path to the rear of the building.

Feel free to park in the Vicarage.


Weekly Newsletter

Prayer Ministry

Passages from the bible can help us in times of trouble, worry or fear. The scriptures can inspire us when we are in need or help us to express our joy when we are happy. Take a look at the relevant passages for your circumstances.

I am Feeling...



Isaiah 41:10,  Isaiah 12:2,  Psalm 56:3, 4, 10, 11



Psalm 54:1-4,  Proverbs 18:10,  Luke 23:34,  Psalm 35: 1-2


Bereaved / Broken-Hearted

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18,  Psalm 147:3,  Revelation 21:3-5,

1 Corinthians 4:5



Deuteronomy 31:8,  Psalm 23,  Genesis 28:15, 

Revelation 3:20


I am looking for a job/have been made redundant

Proverbs 16:3-9, Isaiah 58:9-11, Psalm 71:3,

Colossians 3:17,23


If you wish to be prayed for or to add a name to our Monthly Prayer List please use this link to contact us.

I am....


Contemplating Revenge:

Romans 12:17-19, Proverbs 20:22, Peter 2:23,

Thessalonians 5:15


Feeling desperate( at your wits end)

Psalm 61:1-3, Psalm 55:16, 17, 22, Psalm 62:1-2,

Psalm 94: 18, 19, 22, Psalm 121: 1, 2, 7


Seeking or in Process of Divorce

Mark 10:1-2, Romans 7:2-3, Malachi 2:15-16


The Lord's Prayer

Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name,

thy kingdom come, thy will be done

on earth as it is in heaven.

Give us this day our daily bread and

forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us.

and lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil.

For thine is the kingdom, the power and the glory

for ever and ever.  Amen


In addition to weekly services of worship and special services to celebrate festivals, baptisms, weddings and funerals, we provide a wide range of ministry opportunities which we invite you to join in with.

St Mary's Church is delighted to work closely with Thorpe Primary School and we love hosting their Worship Services where we share in the singing and prayers.
As part of our commitment to work together the Headteacher is co-opted onto Thorpe Parochial Church Council and regularly updates the PCC on Thorpe School activities.  
Admissions Policy - Regular worshipper at St Mary's Church, 
The admission policy requires at least one parent and the child attending at St Mary’s Church Thorpe at least once a month over a period of at least six months preceding the date of application.  Visit the school website for more details.

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St Mary's Church is also honoured to provide Foundation Governors for Thorpe Primary School from time to time

which further strengthens the links between church and school.

Hire of Our Facilities

Our facilities are available for use by the  community as part of our local outreach. Our beautiful  Medieval Church seats up to 180, with an up-to-date audio-visual system with large drop-down screen and two side-screens, and a small secluded chapel.

The Rutherwyke Room has seating for up to 70 people. Ideal for parties and  meetings, with a large central room, adjoining kitchen, toilets, smart TV, safe outdoor play area.

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