Posts from January 2014

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Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas Church—January 30, 2014

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This year, the Feast of the Presentation of Christ in the Temple falls on a Sunday, which means that it can supercede the observance and readings from the Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany.  Commemoration of this day began in the fourth century in Jerusalem, and by the 7th spread throughout the Western Church. Because it also included […]

Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas Church—January 23, 2014

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All is being prepared for the annual meeting of St Thomas’ Church, to take place this coming Sunday, January 26. Reports have been written, submitted and organized into a report booklet. The budget for 2014 has been prepared and approved by the Vestry, and will be available, along with the financial report for 2013.   There will be […]

Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas Church—January 17, 2014

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The gospel for this past Sunday told the story of Jesus’ baptism by John in the Jordan River, the event that marked the formal beginning of Jesus’ ministry of preaching, teaching and healing. The gospel ends with this line: “this is my Son, the beloved, with whom I am well pleased.” I am more and more convinced […]

Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas Church—January 5, 2014

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A hardy group of St Thomas parishioners, including one dog, gathered at St Thomas church shortly before midnight on New Year’s Eve. The purpose: to join with churches across Hunterdon County to ring in the new year by ringing the church bells as part of the kickoff for the celebration of Hunterdon County’s 300th   It was a […]