Parish Email for Friday, 7 January 2022


Kitchen of Hope is tomorrow, Saturday, 8 January.  Contact Vivian Hanson (856-366-8461) if you’d like to help!

Mark your calendars to join us for our next adult formation offering! On 9 January we will begin a new Bible Study 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.


On 17 January at 10am, the Diocese will commemorate the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with an online worship program featuring Bishop Chip Stokes as celebrant and Dr. Quincy Bloxom, founder of the EraseTheRedline social action organization and governor’s appointee to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Commission. To learn more and register:

If you see poinsettias in the Nave or Parish House, you are encouraged to take them home!

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: Isaiah 43:1-7, Acts 8:14-17, Luke 3:15-17, 21-22, Psalm 29

Lectionary readings for next week:  Isaiah 62:1-5, 1 Corinthians 12:1-11, John 2:1-11, Psalm 36:5-10

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, Katie, Jade

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Are you serving in liturgy? Check the rota!

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Full-text of the liturgy is available at


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
  • Compline & Pizza (especially for Rowan students) at the Lychgate: Wednesdays, 8pm
  • Holy Eucharist in the Nave and Streaming online: Saturdays, 5:30pm


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