Bishop Stokes recommends for all our reading an insightful and easy-to-understand article by Erin Bromage entitled The Risks – Know Them – Avoid Them. It is especially relevant as begin to look toward the light at the end of the tunnel and think about what life could be like “after lockdown.”
Kitchen of Hope’s mission of combating food insecurity is more important than ever during this time of mass unemployment. We have increased our operations to two distributions per month. If you wish to volunteer, it is imperative that you sign up for a shift instead of just showing up as we did in the past. Please contact Vivian H. to do so (or leave a message with your contact info at the church office).
ATTENTION YOUTH OF ALL AGES: The Diocese is providing special programming for all youth, grades 6-12, online. There are also special meetings for educators. Read about it and sign up!
During the building closure, Evening Prayer is being offered live on Saturday nights. On Sunday mornings, at 9am we have Sunday School for young children and the 10am slot is used for Formation. Morning Prayer is offered as a pre-recorded video for you to view at an hour convenient to you.
If you miss your Forward Movement: Day by Day booklet, you might want to check out their podcast!
Announcements for the bulletin or parish email are due into the office by noon on Wednesday of each week. You can email them to firstname.lastname@example.org or call the office at 856-881-9144. Announcements are subject to editing due to limited space.
Lectionary readings for this week: Acts 1:6-14, 1 Peter 4:12-14; 5:6-11, John 17:1-11, Psalm 68:1-10, 33-36
Lectionary readings for next week: Numbers 11:24-30, Acts 2:1-21, John 20:19-23, Psalm 104:25-35, 37
Please continue in your daily prayers for: Dennis, Marge, Dot, Tina, Don, Brad, Joann, Chester, Ruth, Chuck, Sarah, Jim, Medical Personnel threatened, sickened, and dying from their service to patients with Covid-19, Carol, Bob, Armand, Roy, Joe, Dee, Mike, KOH volunteers and those they serve, Bryan, Bill, Tracy, Sandy, Catherine, Michelle, Kris, Owen Family, Tom, Gwendolyn, Simkins Family, Family of Dorothy Johnson, Tracy, Karen
St. Thomas’ still keeps the feasts. Thursday was the Feast of the Ascension, one of the principle feasts of the Church Year. If you missed it, you can watch the recording!
Saturdays, 4:30pm: Adult Formation
Saturdays, 5:30pm: Evening Prayer
Sundays, 8am: Morning Prayer (recorded)
Sundays, 9am: Sunday School
Sunday School for children
Sundays, 10am: Adult Formation
Sunday School for adults
Sundays, 11.15am: Holy Eucharist at the National Cathedral
Mondays, 4pm: Centering Prayer
Tuesdays, Noon: Coffee Hour
Wednesday, 6.30pm: Prayer in the Evening
Wednesdays, 7.00pm: Bible Study with the Bishop
Emergency Pastoral Care: