Coffee Hour on Tuesday, 8 September, has been canceled. Look for us next week, on 15 September, online at noon!
Youth Game Night for Sunday, 6 September, has been pushed back to the second Sunday, 13 September at 6pm, so as not to interfere with Labor Day. Game night will continue to be held online.
Sunday School for children at St. Thomas’ is taking the summer off, as is our normal rhythm. However, the Diocese of New Jersey is continuing to offer an online option: check it out!
Diocesan Approval for our re-opening plan has come! Many thanks to our Stay Safe Committee (Eric C., Maryann S., Barbara C., Wayne R., Sid D.) for carrying out this important work! Vestry is now at work preparing to put it into action: stay tuned!
Kitchen of Hope’s mission of combating food insecurity is more important than ever during this time of mass unemployment. Therefore we will be offering food distributions on two different Saturdays in August: the second and the fourth (12 September and 26 September). Volunteers are needed but you must sign up with Vivian H. and come only during your assigned shift so that we may continue to comply with state and Diocesan guidelines on social distancing!
Our turn to host Family Promise is coming up: 20-27 September. Our guests will not be staying in our building, but we will still be providing meals. Please communicate with Tal K. about helping out!
The Bishop George E. Councell Memorial Golf Tournament will take place this year on Monday, October 12, 2020 at Mercer Oaks Golf Club in West Windsor, New Jersey. It includes 18 Holes of Golf; Continental Breakfast, Box Lunch and Plated Dinner; Fabulous Prizes, Raffle, Silent Auction and what promises to be a day of Great Fellowship and Fun! The cost is $175 per person, which includes meals, green fees and cart. Read more.
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: Exodus 12:1-14, Psalm 149, Romans 13:8-14, Matthew 18:15-20
Lectionary readings for next week: Exodus 14:19-31, Psalm 114, Romans 14:1-12, Matthew 18:21-35
Please continue in your daily prayers for: Dennis, Marge, Brad, Joann, Ruth, Medical Personnel threatened, sickened, and dying from their service to patients with Covid-19, Joan, Sandy, Rona, Kathy, Tony, Phyllis, James, Debbie, Virginia, Diana, Alberto, Smith Family, Vasu, Joe, Zachary, Randy, Janet, Connie, Andrea, Joseph, Kelly, those impacted by Hurricane Laura, Janine, Lemmerman family
|September Birthdays||September Anniversaries|
|3 Kelly R.||5 Gretchen and Tom O.|
|4 Nicole S.||7 Joan and Elvin D.|
|6 Bill C.||14 Wendy and Nathan S.|
|8 Deacon John H.||15 Kristin and Matt W.|
|9 Brandon K-H||16 Linda and Carl K.|
|10 Marie D.||18 Chrissy and Bill M.|
|11 Tina L.||20 Donna and John B.|
|14 Lenore L.||23 Sandy and Bill B.|
|16 John F.|
|21 June E.|
|21 Sandy B.|
|21 Bonnie D.|
|21 John T.|
|22 Olivia R.|
|22 Donna B.|
|24 Deacon Ken C.|
|25 Joan P.|
|27 Linda B.|
|30 Trudy G.|
Kathy I. passes along a lovely historical video of Glassboro. As you might imagine, both St. Thomas’ and Rich D. feature prominently! See it on YouTube.
Saturdays, 5:30pm: Evening Prayer
Sundays, 8am: Morning Prayer (recorded)
Sundays, 9am: Sunday School (Diocese of NJ)
Sunday School for children
Sundays, 10am: Adult Formation
Sunday School for adults – some Sundays in summer
Sundays, 11.15am: Holy Eucharist at the National Cathedral
Mondays, 4pm: Centering Prayer
Tuesdays, Noon: Coffee Hour not this week!
Wednesday, 6.30pm: Prayer in the Evening
Wednesdays, 7.00pm: Bible Study with the Bishop
Emergency Pastoral Care: