St Thomas' Church

Newhey, Rochdale,

Gtr Manchester

Vicar Reverand Janet Pitman

Tel: 01706 594284



Church Warden Judith Jones

Tel: 01706 845046

St Thomas' share our ministry with St James' Milnrow. 

Newhey and Milnrow are small vilages situated at the foot of the pennines east of Manchester.

BAPTISM (page 2)

Practical Questions

When do baptisms take place?

  • By arrangement with CHURCH WARDENS (SEE CONTACTS PAGE) on the third Sundays of each month at 12.30pm

Does it matter if we are not married or are single?

  • No. God loves everyone. Whatever your background you must be prepared to make a commitment to bring up your child in the Christian way.

How much does it cost?

  • Baptism is free.

How many Godparents can we have?

  • As many as you like. There is room for four in the register.

Will there be other baptisms at the same time?

  • Yes. There could be up to three.

Is there a maximum number of guests?

  • About 50 per family works well.

What if I want more than 50?

  • Talk to us about it.

How will I know what to do ?

Follow the 'Next Steps' printed on page 3


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