Parish Email for Friday, 21 January 2022


The Postal Service is delivering one shipment of 4 free COVID tests per residential address.  Enter your name, address and email to get yours:


Our Sunday night Bible Study continues on 23 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.


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.

Join us on Saturday, February 12, for our diocesan Discipleship Conference! This one-day conference on Zoom will highlight a variety of topics that can help equip us and others for lifelong ministry as disciples of Jesus Christ. All are welcome—clergy, lay leaders, and all disciples! More info and registration:

The Diocese of New Jersey is offering a Youth Focused Anti-Racism Workshop (with our own Aviva F. helping lead!). Starting this Sunday, 23 January, at 6pm and continuing for three more weeks. Register at

Anti-Racism Training for adults is offered as a winter session beginning Friday, 21 January at 7pm and continuing for three additional meetings. Register at

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

Lectionary readings for next week:  Jeremiah 1:4-10, 1 Corinthians 13:1-13, Luke 4:21-30, Psalm 71:1-6

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, Lois, Erik, Anna, Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, TX, Chris, Noah, Lily, Laura, Stephanie, Deborah

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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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