Posts from December 2017

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Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas—December 21st, 2017

by St Thomas Episcopal

Happy Winter Solstice! And happy Feast of St Thomas, the Apostle. Poor Thomas often gets overlooked, having his feast day so close to Christmas Day. Yet the witness of Thomas, and his exclamation, “My Lord and my God,” on seeing the wounds of the risen Christ, stand for us as a guide and a challenge […]

Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas—December 14th, 2017

by St Thomas Episcopal

From the readings for this coming Sunday, we have Paul, writing in his first letter to the Thessalonians: Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. Do not quench the Spirit. Do not despise the words of prophets, but test everything; […]

Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas—December 7th, 2017

by St Thomas Episcopal

“The beginning of the Good News of Jesus Christ, the son of God.” This is the opening line of the Gospel according to Mark. The good news, according to Mark, is that the one who had been long foretold by prophets was coming, soon, very soon. The wait was over, but the preparation continues. We […]

Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas—November 30th, 2017

by St Thomas Episcopal

Snow fence is going up on many of the roads around the church. The final clearing of fields is taking place, and the landscape looks more and more like late fall moving rapidly toward winter. For St Thomas Church, it is a very busy time. Final preparations are underway for the 8th annual Tricky Tray […]

Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas—November 23rd, 2017

by St Thomas Episcopal

Giving Thanks. This coming Thursday is the national day of Thanksgiving in this country. Thousands of turkeys will be roasted, fried, broiled or spared. Thousands of pounds of food will be prepared and shared as families, friends and acquaintances gather for the feast. We will gather at St Thomas Church on Thanksgiving Day at 10:00am […]