Parish Email for Friday, 14 January 2022


Thank you to everyone who came out to help with Kitchen of Hope!  Our next giveaway is Saturday, 12 February 2022.


Our Sunday night Bible Study continues on 16 January with our series on Women in the Bible. Join us online at 7pm on Sunday nights through the season of Epiphany for a look at key women in the Bible, their stories, their challenges and their roles in leadership, faith, and evangelism. Topics will include, Mothers and Daughters, Mothers and Sons, Women Leaders in Challenging Times, Women of Faith, Women Rivals, and more.


On 17 January at 10am, the Diocese will commemorate the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with an online worship program featuring Bishop Chip Stokes as celebrant and Dr. Quincy Bloxom, founder of the EraseTheRedline social action organization and governor’s appointee to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Commission. To learn more and register:

Congratulations to Zenaida Cobián on her exciting new position on the Board of Trustees at Inspira Hospital!

If you see poinsettias in the Nave or Parish House, you are encouraged to take them home!

The American Red Cross is hosting a blood drive at the Parish House on Friday, 4 February from 2pm – 7pm.  Appointments are not necessary, but preferred.  To sign up, call 1-800-REDCROSS, online here or scanning the QR code below.

A reminder that St. Thomas’ is taking every precaution to ensure the safety of all persons that walk through our doors.  Check out these Covid 19 Resources for more information

Daily Covid Cases can be found for Gloucester County here.

Lectionary readings for this week: Isaiah 62:1-5, 1 Corinthians 12:1-11, John 2:1-11, Psalm 36:5-10

Lectionary readings for next week:  Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10, 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a, Luke 4:14-21, Psalm 19

Please continue in your daily prayers for: Dennis, Marge, Joann, Lou, Jennifer, Jackie, Gary, Sandy, Marilyn, Tal, Mary Esther, Ruth, Ed, Christine, Nancy, Dot, Clare, Joe, Makayla, Ben, Patches, Katie, Jade, Ralph, Ginny, Kate, Lenore

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Winter 2022 at St. Thomas’

  • Holy Eucharist in the Parish Hall and Streaming online: Sundays, 10:30am
  • Bible Study on Women in the Bible Online:  Sundays, 7pm
  • Centering Prayer Online: Mondays, 4pm
  • Holy Eucharist at the Lychgate: Wednesdays, 5.30pm
  • Holy Eucharist in the Nave and Streaming online: Saturdays, 5:30pm


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