Parish Email for Friday, 29 April 2022

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Blessings for Birthdays & Anniversaries are offered the first Sunday of each month. Come to church this Sunday to receive a birthday blessing!

May Birthdays

1       Zenaida C.
2       Wayne R.
2       Liane C.
2       Aaron H.
4       Ajia H.
5       Daniel S.
7       Ethan R.
8       Sandra H.
8       Gwen J.
9       Hannah G.
11      Larry S.
12      Ginny G.
17      Robert S.
23      Elizabeth M.
25      Tal K.
26      Maryann S.
30      Sara J.
31      Theresa V.
31      Petra L.
31      Jean M.

May Anniversaries

7       Rich & Kelly R.
23      Glenn & Trudy G.
26      John & Susan H.
26      Chuck & Jo-Ann T.t
30      Jeremy & Sandy O.
31      Todd & Becky F.

BIG thank you from the ECW to everyone who contributed to the fundraiser for Mothers Matter!  We gave them 232 toiletries for their gift bags and $250.00!  Mothers Matter was delighted and thankful to receive our donation.

This weekend is ECS Sunday! Episcopal Community Services is a Diocese-wide organization that supports our churches’ efforts to make the world a better place by meeting the needs of our neighbors. Contributions (besides pledges) made in the offering plate Saturday and Sunday will be given to ECS. Please consider throwing a little extra into the plate! You can read more about Episcopal Community Services here.

Watch Bishop Stokes ECS Sunday Sermon here.

Come hear Rowan acapella groups Rowan Vocals and Profecy singing at St. Thomas’ this Sunday at 4pm! Stay for refreshments afterward and help these students know they are welcome at St. Thomas’!

The next feast day on which baptisms are especially appropriate is Pentecost, 5 June. Please talk to Father Todd right away if you are interested in baptism for yourself or your little one!

Diocesan Confirmations are scheduled for Saturday, 7 May, at 10am at the Cathedral in Trenton. Please speak to Father Todd if you would like to be confirmed, received, or reaffirmed.

Our COVID protocol is following the CDC guidelines for Gloucester County. Masks are not presently required, but always welcome. Please be sure to stay on top of your recommended vaccinations and masking to protect all those you love.

If you would like to contribute to the work of Episcopal Relief & Development serving refugees from Ukraine, you can donate here.



Lectionary readings for this week:  Acts 9:1-6, (7-20), Revelation 5:11-14, John 21:1-19, Psalm 30

Lectionary readings for next week:  Acts 9:36-43, Revelation 7:9-17, John 10:22-30, Psalm 23

Please continue in your daily prayers for: Dennis, Marge, Joann, Jennifer, Lou, Mary Esther, Chuck, Andrea, Mike, Karen, Timmy, Katheryne, Marie, Joey, Ruth, Dot, Craig, Ethan

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Watch us live on Twitch Saturdays at 5:30pm and Sundays at 10:30am!

Full-text of the liturgy is available at


The Great 50 Days of Easter at St. Thomas’

  • Holy Eucharist in the Nave and Streaming online: Sundays, 10:30am
  • Centering Prayer Online: Mondays, 4pm
  • Holy Eucharist in the Nave: Wednesdays, 5.30pm
  • Holy Eucharist in the Nave and Streaming online: Saturdays, 5:30pm



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