See an important and insightful Pastoral Letter from our Bishop and the Bishop of Newark.
Mary Tyers has been taken off life support. Please pray for her and Bill and their family as they walk through this time of sacred waiting.
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 May: the second and the fourth (9 May and 23 May). 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!
The Spring Flea Market will not happen this May! Clean out stuff, get ready for September! God willing! Debbie L.
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.
James Rambo, a lifelong member of St Thomas’, received the Gloucester County Farmer of Year Award. James also serves on the Board of Directors of the Gloucester County Board of Agriculture, the Complete Care Health System, Elk Twp Committeeman, and is liaison for the Elk Twp Agriculture Committee, Police Department, and Department of Public Works.
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 7:55-60, 1 Peter 2:2-10, John 14:1-14, Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16
Lectionary readings for next week: Acts 17:22-31, 1 Peter 3:13-22, John 14:15-21, Psalm 66:7-18
Please continue in your daily prayers for: Dennis, Mary, Marge, Don, Brad, Joann, Chester, Ruth, Chuck, Sarah, Jim, Medical Personnel threatened, sickened, and dying from their service to patients with Covid-19, Tina, Dot, Carol, Bob, Pat, Armand, Jimmy, Lisa, Idalia, Roy, Joe, Dee, Mike, Jean, KOH volunteers and those they serve, Bryan, Bill, Tracy
St. Thomas’ hosted a May Day blood drive as a way to contribute something positive during our isolation in the midst of this pandemic. Thank you to the Freidel-Kramer household for hosting the blood drive and to all who gave blood: you are saving lives!
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: