The Holy Trinity News


18th Mar '21

James Thomas and his wife Lizzie Peacock are professionals in music. They come with many years of experience in teaching singing and making it all fun – especially for young people.

The BRAND NEW TRINITY YOUTH CHOIR is about making singing part of growing up.  We truly believe that singing improves mental health and well-being, creates friendships that otherwise wouldn’t be there, and opportunities to perform and feel really good about themselves.

EVERYBODY WELCOME and all the teaching, singing and having fun is COMPLETELY FREE

If your interested get in touch with James and Lizzie

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Remembrance Sunday 2020

7th Nov '20

On Sunday the 8th November the nation commerates the contribution of British and Commonwealth military and civilian servicemen and women in the two world wars and later conflicts. This year because of the Covid pandemic people are being asked to stay at home instead of attending large commeration events in towns and cities. People are being asked to stay at home and stand on thier doorsteps at 11am as a mark of remembrance.

There is no service at Holy Trinity. However, there will be a Requiem Eucharist followed by an ACT OF REMEMBRANCE at the church war memorial ALL ON LINE.

This service can be found and viewed on the church website or can be watched via our Youtube and Facebook channels.

For the Fallen, Laurence Binyon  

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them.


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Lunchtime concert GLORIES OF THE BAROQUE

11th Oct '20

Join us at Holy Trinity church, Weymouth. On Wednesday 28th October from 1pm – 2pm for a concert featuring James Lloyd Thomas (Director of Music at Holy Trinity) and Lizzie Peacock. Share in the glories of an hour filled with baroque music. Free entry with donations. More information email: There is a QR app to book in for track and trace or you will be asked for your name and contact details. People will be asked to distance, santatise thier hands and wear masks inside the church.

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2nd Oct '20

Join us THIS SUNDAY Sunday 4th October for our Harvest thanksgiving services. Our harvest this year encourages us to say THANK YOU for God’s creation and to treat wisely our planet.

Holy Trinity church is a Covid free sacred space with all the necessary risk assessments in place. If you have the NHS track and trace app on your cell phones the church has QR codes inside the main church door. Please santise your hands and wear face masks. To book for our services call: 07396627753

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Holy Trinity church makes donation to Chapelhay Playgarden

1st Oct '20

Holy Trinity Church has agreed a donation of £300 to help Chapelhay Community Playgarden Association continue to provide activities and events in the playground at the heart of Chapelhay.

Following a lengthy closure, Aster Housing reopened the playground on 31st July and the Playgarden Association held a Covid-secure ‘come back’ event with the help of Dorset Council in August. Since then however, the infection rate has soared nationally, regulations have tightened, and the group has had to cancel its October Apple Day.

Chair of the Playgarden Clare Sutton said “These are extraordinarily difficult and fast-moving times for everyone but the reopening of the playground was in my view long overdue. Kids have to play somewhere. Over the past 16 years we’ve done our best to offer something extra, arts and crafts, games, food activities, but of course it is so difficult now.

“We are incredibly grateful to Holy Trinity Church for this donation. It means we can purchase equipment such as hoops and goalposts which will help us to ‘future proof’ further activities. We’ll also get some more litter pickers as the kids love those, and renew our Public Liability Insurance when we are confident of being able to organise our next activity. The support and patience of Holy Trinity at this difficult time helps us to remain positive.”

Vicar of Holy Trinity Canon Andrew Gough said, “We work closely with the local community and continue to support this group in particular because what they do is so important to local children and families. None of us know what the next few months will bring, but we want to ensure that they are able to bounce back when the time comes”.   

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3rd Sep '20

The Annual Parochial Church Meeting this year has been delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. It will now be held on Sunday 18th October in Church following the 10.30am Parish Eucharist (11.30am) in the church. Elections will take place for Churchwardens at the Annual Vestry meeting followed by the APCM which will include the presentation of Annual Reports and election of PCC and Deanery Synod Members. The meeting is open to all but only those on the Electoral Roll are eligible to vote. Those attending will be required to provide names to the stewards for ‘track and trace’ purposes. People will also be asked to self distance and wear a face covering

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2nd Sep '20

1pm – 2pm at Holy Trinity church.

Thursday 17th September featuring FAVOURITE PIECES FOR ORGAN & VOICE

Thursday 24th September: THE BEST OF BRITISH

Booking your free seat: Email:

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23rd Aug '20

After the revision, a copy of the Roll will be published by the Parochial Church Council and displayed on the church notice board in the church porch for at least 14 days and a copy of the Roll will be available for inspection on a reasonable request being made to the Council.

Please be aware the notice ends on Sunday 27th September 2020. Please see notice below in attached a PDF file.

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V.E. Day Virtual Service for Holy Trinity

5th May '20

The Royal British Legion is calling on people across the UK to join in a moment of reflection and Remembrance at 11am on Friday 8th May, the 75th Anniversary of VE Day, and pause for a Two Minute Silence. I hope that you will join the vicar of Holy Trinity, Weymouth in a service of Thanksgiving from the safety of your homes to remember people from our Weymouth community on this day. The video will be recorded and can be watched alongside all the other televised celebrations from the 8th – 10th May.

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Director of Music

2nd May '20

The PCC are delighted to announce that they have appointed James Thomas MA, FRCO, FITCL, GTCL (Hons), LRAM, PGCE as the Director of Music at Holy Trinity church, Weymouth.

Over his career James has built up a wealth of experience as an organist, teacher, and choral and orchestral director. He has extensive recital experience both in the UK and overseas. He has also given recitals in most of our British cathedrals and major parish churches. He has held major appointments in Grantham, Shrewsbury and St Mary Bourne Street, London.

Post graduate studies included academic research and performance featuring the German Romantics Ritter and Topfer.

In recent years James has held positions as an organist and director of music at St Paul’s, Brighton, organist to the university of Sussex and director of the Sussex University Chamber choir, the Ravenscroft Singers and Canticle Chamber Choir. He went on to positions as director of music at Harrow International school and cathedral organist in Hong Kong, and as organist and director of music at Christchurch Cathedral, Nelson, New Zealand.

James also teaches the organ privately and has tutored for the Royal college of organists, Royal School of Church Musicians and led courses for these musical institutions. In addition James teaches conducting and other aspects of choral direction to young organists and prospective Oxford and Cambridge scholars.

James is married to Lizzie who is also a professional musician, voice recitalist and teacher as well as a harpist.

Both James and Lizzie would describe themselves as a team. We welcome them both to our church family and look forward to them joining us.

Please pray for them both as they prepare to relocate to Weymouth.

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