Parish Email for Friday, 12 May 2023

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

Our own Tal K. will be inducted as an Honorary Canon of Trinity Cathedral tomorrow, Saturday, 13 May at 3PM!  You can read more, or join the livestream here.

In celebration of the feast of Pentecost, we will be having a Pentecost Potluck!  Whip up your favorite dish and bring it Sunday, 28 May following the 10:30 service.  Sign Up sheet is in the Lower Level Parish Hall, on the bulletin board, by the coffee machine.  Quick and fun craft for all ages to follow.  Please contact Sarah T. for questions.

The Tuesday Night Bible Study will be taking the rest of the month of May off. We will be returning on Tuesday, June 6 when we will start reading the Gospel of John together. We meet every Tuesday at 7pm on Zoom. All are welcome.

Thank you to everyone who donated to the Campus Pride Month collection for The Shop at Rowan!  We collected over 80 items!

Monday’s Centering Prayer and Wednesday’s Holy Eucharist Services will be on hiatus through July.


The Altar Guild is a lay ministry to serve God in His house by preparing the nave and/or parish house for worship, maintaining and caring for the sacred vessels, altar linens, and vestments, and serving the clergy and the parish.  Altar Guild is currently recruiting men and women, young and old!

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:   Acts 17:22-31, 1 Peter 3:13-22, John 14:15-21, Psalm 66:7-18, Psalm 67

Lectionary readings for next week:  Acts 1:6-14, 1 Peter 4:12-14, 5:6-11, John 17:1-11, Psalm 68:1-10, 33-36

Please continue in your daily prayers for:  Dennis, Marge, Joann, Lou, Jennifer, Cameron, Jane, Richard, Sue, Becky, Bob, Andrea, Heather, Antoinette, Tal, Barbara, Brenda, Neil, Tammy, Walter, Andy, Ruth, Cyril, Jim, Bob, Jimmy, Linda, César, Joan, Ronnie, Sandy


Father Todd will be on sabbatical May, June and July (returning in August). In case of a pastoral emergency, please contact Deacon John.


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Spring at St. Thomas’

  • Holy Eucharist (Nave – now with music!): Saturdays, 5:30pm
  • Holy Eucharist in the Nave – Rite I (Nave):  Sundays, 8am
  • Adult Formation (Parish Hall):  Sundays, 9am
  • Children’s Sunday School (Parish Hall):  Sundays, 9am
  • Coffee Hour (Parish Hall): Sundays, 10am
  • Holy Eucharist (Parish Hall): Sundays, 10:30am



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