Parish Email for Friday, 11 August 2023

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Kitchen of Hope is tomorrow, Saturday, 12 August.  Contact Vivian H. (856-366-8461) if you’d like to help!

Kitchen of Hope is still collecting for Tools for Schools.  Current needs include loose leaf paper and 1 inch binders in all colors!  Anticipated distribution will be at the August and September KoH giveaways.


The Annual Church Picnic will combine with the Annual Kickoff on Sunday, September 10, 2023 at Camp Sun N’ Fun. 1036 N. Tuckahoe Rd., Williamstown, NJ. 08094. Stay tuned for the sign up sheet for dishes.

The annual Fall Flea Market will be on Saturday, September 16, 2023. Anyone interested in renting a table can contact Barbara C. 609-876-7245.

If you would like to contribute to the altar flowers, as a thanksgiving or memorial, or just to the glory of God, please contact Donna F., at church or via email,, and let her know.

Beloved parish family of St. Thomas,

As we begin a new stage in our life, we want to thank you all for what you have meant to us during these past four years. When we came to Glassboro in 2019, we had no way of knowing we would weather a pandemic with you — worshiping online and then outdoors in all weather, or wearing masks in order to be able to meet safely in one place. We are so grateful we have had you in our lives. We’re moving to Florence in Burlington County — not so very far away, so we hope to see you again from time to time. For the rest of the time, please know we will be thinking of you often!

In love,
Jonathan W. and Dani A.
[Card with their new address is posted in the parish hall.]

The Finance Committee monitors and maintains all capital coming in and going out of the church.  Under the supervision of the Vestry, they “keep the lights on”, track offerings, donations, ministry accounts and so much more!  Interested in helping out?  Contact Bob S. or Harold L. to get involved!

Interested in joining a new ministry but don’t know where to start?  Every week, a different group will be highlighted at the end of the newsletter.  Information about meetings, what they do in the church or community, contact info and more!  If you have content you want to share about your ministry, send it to to be featured in an upcoming newsletter.

Lectionary readings for this week:  Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28, Romans 10:5-15, Matthew 14:22-33, Psalm 105:1-6, 16-22, 45b

Lectionary readings for next week:  Genesis 45:1-15, Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32. Matthew 15: (10-20), 21-28, Psalm 133

Please continue in your daily prayers for:  Joann, Lou, Jennifer, Cameron, Jane, Richard, Bob, Betty, Pam, Jess, Betty, Ginny, Ginny, Tal, Dolly, Dianne, Dean, Richie

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Summer at St. Thomas’

  • Holy Eucharist (Nave – now with music!): Saturdays, 5:30pm
  • Holy Eucharist in the Nave – Rite I (Nave):  Sundays, 8am
  • Coffee Hour (Parish Hall): Sundays, 10am
  • Holy Eucharist (Nave): Sundays, 10:30am



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