Parish Email for Friday, 12 January 2024


Kitchen of Hope is tomorrow, Saturday, 13 January.  Contact Vivian H. (856-366-8461) if you’d like to help!

On 14 January at 3pm, the Diocese of New Jersey will gather at Trinity Cathedral in Trenton to celebrate Evening Prayer in honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with special speaker U.S. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman. If you would like to take part in a car/van-pool to Trenton for this event, please email or speak to Fr. Todd this weekend. Or watch the livestream!

Mark your calendars for the release of “A Case for Love” on 23 January (one day only) at a theater near you!  This event is a rare opportunity to showcase the loving, liberating, and life-giving nature of The Episcopal Church. Playing at 4pm and 7pm at the Regal UA Washington Township.

This Spring, join us for the Rowan Opera Company’s production of Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Yeomen of the Guard, a light and witty comedy.  In celebration of the University’s Centennial, Director Marian Stieber invites all Rowan students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members to join the chorus for the production. All voice types are welcome. No audition needed. Experience not required. Those who are interested and willing to commit just an hour a week on Monday nights From 6:30-7:30 can fill out this google form here:

Seeking help:  friend of St. Thomas’, Dan Ste. is seeking temporary living accommodations for him and his cat.  This could be an extra room or even an unused camper (we have a location for the camper to sit if this is something you can offer!)  Compensation for services would be provided.  For questions/info, please contact Sarah T. at 609-254-8974 or Butch T. at 856-725-3710.  Thank you!

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:  1 Samuel 3:1-20, 1 Corinthians 6:12-20, John 1:43-51, Psalm 139:1-5, 12-17

Lectionary readings for next week:  Jonah 3:1-5, 10, 1 Corinthians 7:29-31, Mark 1:14-20, Psalm 62:6-14

Please continue in your daily prayers for: Lou, Jane, Bob, Sally, Tina, Frances, Graham, Joe, Alicia, Ruth, Beverly, Henrietta, Richie, Ed, Theresa, Anna Marie, Ruth, Branden, Oliver, Bob, Kathy, Kathy, Lenore, Lori

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