Parish Email for Friday, 20 January 2023

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The CDC has moved Gloucester County back into the “High” level of COVID community spread. Please wear a mask at any church activities you choose to attend.

While COVID community spread remains high, our primary worship services (10.30am Sundays) will be in the Parish Hall with windows open — whether or not there is Children’s Chapel.


Thank you to everyone who came out for Kitchen of Hope!  Next giveaway is 11 February.


The LCFC has partnered with the Transition Committee to create this simple .pdf (Bishop_Election) resource to help people across the Diocese of New Jersey prepare for the upcoming election on January 28. Check out for all the latest information.

The Diocese of New Jersey is holding it’s 2nd Annual Discipleship Conference.  This 2-day event will cover topics such as Stewardship & Discipleship, Personal Examen Prayer Practices, Gardening as Discipleship, Disability & Discipleship (two distinctive sessions), Way of St. Paul and Youth Ministry.  More information and registration form can be found here.

Lectionary readings for this week: Isaiah 9:1-4, 1 Corinthians 1:10-18, Matthew 4:12-23, Psalm 27:1, 5-13

Lectionary readings for next week:  Malachi 3:1-4, Hebrews 2:14-18, Luke 2:22-40, Psalm 84 or Psalm 24:7-10

Please continue in your daily prayers for:  Dennis, Marge, Joann, Lou, Jennifer, Mary Esther, Cameron, Joe, Jane, Lori, Richard, Bea, Sue, Emma, Phyllis, Lenore

Announcements for the parish email are due via email by noon on Wednesday of each week. You can email them to

The church calendar can be seen at for a list of upcoming events. Please help us keep it current (and avoid hurt feelings) by sending updates to the church office (

Are you serving in liturgy? Check the rota!

Prayer requests can be sent to

Watch our livestream here Saturdays at 5:30pm and Sundays at 8am & 10:30am!

Full-text of the liturgy is available at


Winter 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
  • Coffee Hour (Parish Hall): Sundays, 10am
  • Holy Eucharist (Parish Hall): Sundays, 10:30am
  • Centering Prayer (Nave): Mondays at 4pm (also on Zoom)
  • Holy Eucharist at Lych Gate (most times):  Wednesdays, 5:30pm



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