Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas—July 27th, 2017

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Actions speak louder than words… In the gospel for this coming Sunday, we see Jesus feeding the five thousand with just a few loaves of bread and a few fish. He did this, not because they demanded it, or because someone told him to, but simply because they were there. And when all had eaten […]

Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas—July 13th, 2017

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St Thomas Vacation Bible School is scheduled to begin on Monday, July 31, just over two weeks from now. If you have not yet registered your child, please do so by this Sunday, July 16. Registration forms are on the clipboard in Parish Hall. As has been the case for the past few years, Fran […]

Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas—July 6th, 2017

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From Rev. Carol Horton: Collect for Sunday, July 9, 2017 O God, you have taught us to keep all your commandments by loving you and our neighbor: Grant us the grace of your Holy Spirit, that we may be devoted to you with our whole heart, and united to one another with pure affection; through […]

Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas—June 29th, 2017

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From Rev. Carol Horton: Collect for Sunday, July 2, 2017: Almighty God, you have built your Church upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief cornerstone: Grant us so to be joined together in unity of spirit by their teaching, that we may be made a holy temple acceptable […]

Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas—June 22nd, 2017

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Happy Summer! As I write, it is the longest day that has the longest span of daylight of the year. Starting tomorrow, each day will get a bit shorter – and it’s all downhill from there until December, when we start all over again. But for today, Summer is a comin’ in! Check out this […]

Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas—June 15th, 2017

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The peonies in the garden are fading fast, the rhododendron and azaleas are long gone, as are the iris. We have entered what in the Church is the long season following Pentecost, often called the “green’ season because the vestments worn by the clergy are green. In the Roman Catholic Church this is called ‘Ordinary […]

Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas—June 8th, 2017

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This is a busy week in the life of the church, from the local to the global. On Saturday we will gather with other people from the Watchung Convocation and with our bishop for the annual Confirmation service. Five young women from St Thomas will be confirmed: Trinity Mikuta, Jordan Oldenberg, Sophia Walker, Mackenzie Kapples […]

Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas—June 1st, 2017

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This Sunday is the Feast of Pentecost, when the Church marks the coming of the Holy Spirit on the disciples. The Spirit descended upon them like flames of fire, and there was great wind. All around them were amazed, because they suddenly heard these disciples speaking in languages not their own – through gifts that […]