St Thomas' Church Philadelphia


9th February 2016

Season of prayer and fasting

Network Church Sheffield is entering a season of prayer and fasting over Lent. Watch Anne's video and use the Prayer Diary to guide you. Read more
12th January 2016

Nepal update

Updates from a missionary we support in Nepal. Read more
30th July 2015

Summer News

A selection of news of the things we've been up to over the summer Read more
22nd July 2015

Forge Youth Team Leader - Job Opportunity

We are hiring! We’re looking for someone to lead the Forge Youth Team. Read more
20th April 2015

Call to Prayer

Yesterday Anne asked us to press into prayer - to pray for our church every day until the summer holidays. Read more
17th March 2015

For the Sake of the World

Join us for easter services throughout Holy Week at both St Thomas' Philadelphia and The King's Centre Read more
14th January 2015

Peter Findley's New Year Message

Check out Peter Findley's New Year message video Read more
13th January 2015

Nick and Marjorie's latest blog post

Nick and Marjorie's latest blog post. Read more
10th December 2014

Financial Update

NCS leader Peter Findley updates the Church on its finances Read more
9th October 2014

Celebrating your generosity - Update on Gift Days

We have so much to be thankful for in response to God’s provision in several areas of our church life, so let’s feedback some of it. Read more
17th September 2014

Welcome All Students

St Thomas', Philadelphia is looking forward to welcoming students from the Universities across Sheffield. Our Student Team led by Pete Gaunt has lots going on. Come and get involved. Read more

24/7 Prayer. Sign Up Today

24/7 Prayer starting 29th September. Network Church Sheffield unite in prayer for salvation and strengthening for all Churches in our city. Read more
3rd June 2014

Building Fund Gift Day- THIS SUNDAY

Our campus has served us well for 11 years and each summer we take an offering towards continuing to pay off our mortgage and make improvements. Read more
29th April 2014

New NCS Senior Leaders - Announcement

Click to read the full statement Read more
16th April 2014

Governance Review

We want your comments, views, observations and advice by 9th May... Read more
3rd April 2014

Process of appointing new NCS leader

Please be praying over the next couple of weeks for a very important development towards the next stage of our church life. Read more... Read more

The importance of Succession

Paul shares his thoughts on the importance of a single overall Network Church Sheffield leader. Read more
13th March 2014

State of Sheffield 2014 report

Recently published is our city's "State of Sheffield 2014" report. Read more
24th February 2014

Celebration Prayer week 2nd-7th March

As the prayer centre opens at the beginning of Lent, we will hold a week focused on prayer and prioritising the presence of God. Please join us as individuals or communities for all or any of these events: Read more
18th February 2014

Prayer Centre Launch and Gift Day

We are really excited that God is calling us to Him in prayer at this time and that we are responding heartily to that call. This timing can only be His doing! Read more
21st January 2014

EmPower Prayer Nights

We want to see our city transformed with the love and power of our Saviour Jesus. Start the new year in the company of Christians from across the city as we meet to continue our journey of praying for our city, the Church and for a move of God in this city. 7.30-10.00pm at the Rock Christian Centre, 75 Carlisle Street, S4 7LJ. Read more
8th October 2013

The latest Philadelphia Times

If you have not had a chance to read the latest Philadelphia Times then here it is. Read more
27th September 2013

South Yorkshire Prayer Event

Gathering the intercessors and those who have heard the call to pray. Saturday 12th October. @ Rotherham Pentecostal Church Read more


18th October 2013. 7:30pm Christ Church Pitsmoor. Read more
12th September 2013

Men's weekend

A quick reminder about the Men's Weekend away on the 27th to 29th September. Read more
5th September 2013

CAP Centre Manager - Job Opportunity

We currently have an opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced individual to replace the current postholder who will be retiring in 2014. Read more
29th August 2013

Appointment of Andy Niblock to full time post in Restore ministry and Philadelphia leadership team

Were very excited that Andy Niblock has agreed to join our staff team full-time from September 2013, as he continues to champion and pioneer our Restore ministries working with the poor and the vulnerable across Sheffield. Read more
22nd August 2013

Appointment of Revd. Mike Rutter as Mission Priest

Were delighted to announce that Revd. Mike Rutter is joining the staff team of St Thomas Philadelphia, Sheffield as Mission Priest from September 2013, subject to the normal DBS check. Read more
28th June 2013

Rev Dan Brown appointed new curate

We're pleased to say that Dan Brown will become St Thomas' Philadelphia's new Anglican curate from July 2013. Read more
19th June 2013

Pilgrimage 2013

Last week, over 170 people arrived in Sheffield for the annual Pilgrimage Conference, hosted by St Thomas Crookes, 3DM UK and Network Church Sheffield. Read more
24th May 2013

Beating Heart in the Community - Press Article

This year Philadelphia is celebrating 10 years in our church campus! Excellent press article in the Sheffield Telegraph Read more
1st May 2013

S6 Foodbank is 1 Year old

Since the doors opened on that Tuesday 12 months ago the Foodbank team have received over 630 referrals, fed 1038 people including 776 adults and 262 children! Read more
25th March 2013

Waitrose donate 270 to S6 Foodbank

Waitrose have donated 270 to the S6 Foodbank as part of their Community Matters scheme. Read more
18th March 2013

Gabrielle Smith

We join with many in Sheffield and beyond in sharing the tragic news that Gabrielle Smith, aged 12, sadly died on Saturday 16th March 2013. Read more
5th March 2013

Christmas Offering 2012

Details of the Christmas offering 2012. Read more
18th February 2013

Pete James

After 8 years Pete James has decided to end his role as Worship Director at St Thomas Philadelphia, from the end of March. With a mix of sadness at this news and a growing sense of expectation about what lies ahead, we thought wed ask Pete a few questions to find out more about his time at Philly and what is next... Read more
17th February 2013

S6 Foodbank App Launches

Today we launched a new app that connects you with updates from the team and a list of most wanted items. Read more
1st February 2013

New blog: An incarnational people?

A challenging new blog post from Lindsay Lonchar on being an incarnational people. Read more
10th December 2012

Tesco customers donate millions of meals to help feed people in need this Christmas

Customers at the Tesco Infirmary Road in Sheffield got into the festive spirit this weekend by donating a fantastic 4,000 meals of food to people in need this Christmas. Read more
15th November 2012

Our 50,000 gift to St Thomas Crookes

We are delighted to announce that our one-church Network Church Sheffield (made up of St Thomas Philadelphia, City:Base and The Kings Centre) has given a significant gift of 50,000 towards the redevelopment/building fund of our dear friends St Thomas Crookes, Sheffield. Read more
14th September 2012

Prayer for those affected by the Hillsborough Disaster

On Wednesday 12 September the Hillsborough Independent Panel reported on its findings, after two years of investigations. This is a difficult time for all those affected by the disaster as the reports findings are publicly discussed. Read more
3rd September 2012

Healing Testimonies

We had an awesome and intense time in the presence of God at last nights meeting with Pastor Che Ahn. We had a dozen or so people give their lives to Jesus! Listen to some of the testimonies of healing that took place during the meeting. Read more
13th August 2012

New Blog

The church leadership team have started a blog. Check out the first post from Marjorie Allan. Read more
26th July 2012

On a mission to help people out of debt

Read today's Sheffield Star newspaper to hear about the important work that Ralph Keene and team have been doing at our Christians Against Poverty centre. Read more
23rd July 2012

The Big Ring!

On Friday 27th the Olympic organising committee have asked all churches across the nation to ring their bells for three minutes non-stop to mark the start of the Olympic games. The idea is to welcome the different representatives of the many different nations into the UK on that day what a sound it will be! Read more
27th May 2012

Last week of 24/7 Prayer

Our wider church family will be journeying from Easter Sunday (8th April) to Pentecost Sunday (27th May) through 7 weeks of 24/7 Prayer in the Upper Room. How will YOU be involved? Read more
27th April 2012

Building Fund Gift Day - 13th May

Philadelphia Campus is our family home in Sheffield. On the 13th May there is a gift day to support the work that goes on here. Download a guide here for details. Read more
5th April 2012

My Heart is Singing Loud

Petes new album will be available to buy from the back of church at the end of the 10:30am and 6:30pm gatherings Sunday 22nd April for just 10 (RRP 11.99). This is a one day only special offer for the church family, with thanks for your love and support. Read more
13th March 2012

'Hearing God together'

You can now download the 'Hearing God together' session. Read more
23rd February 2012

Church Budget Guide

A simple guide to the 2012 Church Budget Read more
10th February 2012

Sermons available on iTunes

Our Sunday sermons and latest teaching are now available in the iTunes store. Read more
27th January 2012

The Alpha Course needs your cakes

As well as thinking about whom you could invite to the Alpha Course, please would you consider baking cakes or making puddings to serve on the evenings. Read more
5th January 2012

Healing Testimony

We are thrilled to hear of the breakthrough in healing for Sarah Mumford. As a church we have, for a number of weeks, been praying for Sarah who was diagnosed with a serious brain tumour. Read more
4th January 2012

New church website goes live

We're pleased to unveil our new website. It went live today - we hope that you like it. Read more
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