Adult Formation is offered at 4.30pm on Saturday via Zoom.
Sunday at 10.30am bring a mask and a chair and join us as we welcome Don D. and Kane W. into the body of Christ!
Youth Group Game Night meets Sunday night online at 6pm. Contact Dan O. for details.
St. Thomas’ will not be offering our usual “Giving Tree” program this year due to the complications of the pandemic. Instead…
Kitchen of Hope is accepting donations of gift cards to grocery stores and/or monetary donations for our Thanksgiving Giveaway. Deadline for the donations is Wednesday, November 18, 2020 after the Wednesday night Eucharist. We will also accept turkey or ham for distribution. Thank you for your support. Contact: Vivian H. or the KOH Board of Trustees.
At a time when we as a nation are as divided as we’ve ever been, the forthcoming election is bringing many feelings of stress and turmoil. When the election is over, whoever wins, we will need healing and prayer. Join Bishop Stokes and clergy and lay leaders from across the diocese as we pray together for our state, for our nation, and for one another. Organized by the young adults of the Diocese, on November 4 we will gather via Zoom to praise God at 8 pm. http://bit.ly/ElectionVigil
Roll up your sleeves for the Red Cross Blood Drive coming back to St. Thomas’ on 24 November from 2-7pm! Space is limited; register at RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-RED-CROSS.
From Episcopal Relief & Development: Dear Friends: Thank you for your recent gift of $167.00 to Episcopal Relief & Development. In this unprecedented moment as we and the world face the rolling impact of the coronavirus, your compassionate act not only provides us with financial support, but hope as well. Gift applied to: US Disaster Relief (letter posted on bulletin board in Parish Hall)
Diocesan Convention for 2020 will be online on 14 November. https://dioceseofnj.org/diocesan-convention/
Bishop Stokes is releasing weekly recorded versions of his sermons. New sermons are usually released Saturday evenings on Youtube. Tune in to hear a great preacher who is in touch with the pulse of our life together as the Diocese of New Jersey.
Registration for the Soles for the Harvest 5K and Fun Run/Walk is now open. This year it will be a virtual run, at a time and on a course of your choosing between 1-7 November. Sign up online and choose “St. Thomas’ Church – Glassboro” as the recipient for your donation or fund-raising efforts: that way, 100% of your gift will go to Kitchen of Hope!
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: Revelation 7:9-17, Psalm 34:1-10, 22, 1 John 3:1-3, Matthew 5:1-12
Lectionary readings for next week: Joshua 24:1-3a, 14-25, Psalm 78:1-7, 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18, Matthew 25:1-13
Please continue in your daily prayers for: Dennis, Marge, Joann, Sandy, Sally, Oscar, Kelly, Lillian, Kathy, Susan, Kass, John, Keisha, Holly, Paul, Gary
|November Birthdays||November Anniversaries|
|2 Ethan D.||11 Terrence and Barbara C.|
|3 Barbara E.||11 David and Debbie L.|
|7 Tirza V.||12 William and Susan C.|
|8 Linda K.||14 Jeffrey and Virginia G.|
|11 Stacey N.||26 James and Carlene M.|
|15 Mary J.||27 Harry and Esther L.|
|15 Cass F.|
|16 Aiden P.|
|18 Jordan B.|
|21 Bill D.|
|22 Carlene M.|
|23 Ken C.|
|24 Johanna H.|
|27 Glenn M.|
|30 Rich R.|
Saturdays, 6.00pm: Holy Eucharist With Sermon
in the Nave: limited to 9 households or 17 people
Sundays, 8am: Online Morning Prayer with Sermon
Sundays, 9am: Sunday School
online: for children
Sundays, 10.30am: Holy Eucharist
outdoors, rain or shine
Sundays, 6pm: Youth Group
online: for teens
Mondays, 4pm: Centering Prayer
Tuesdays, Noon: Coffee Hour
Wednesday, 5.30pm: Holy Eucharist
outdoors, rain or shine
Wednesdays, 7.00pm: Bible Study with the Bishop
Daily on Weekdays: Morning Prayer
Emergency Pastoral Care:
Call this number if you have a pastoral emergency, such as an alert about an ailing parishioner, a hospital stay, a death in the family, or to request last rites. Leave a message and with a phone number for your call to be returned.