Thursday, October 17, 2019

COMING UP SUNDAY-OCT. 20

This is the 19th Sunday after Pentecost.  Church school will meet and the WARM meal will be prepared after the worship service.
This week we welcome Mr. Jay Candon who will speak to our congregation about Education for Ministry (EfM). This is an adult education program for adults who want to learn more about faith as a way of enabling their own ministry.  There will be two classes starting in our area in January 2020.
On Oct. 27, the church school class will enjoy a special activity as we partner again with the Chariho Youth Task Force.  They will make stepping stones for our church yard.  It is part of our focus this year to make the church property a Heavenly Habitat.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

COMING UP SUNDAY- OCT. 13

This is the 18th Sunday after Pentecost.  Church school will not meet this week because it is a holiday weekend.  There will be a vestry meeting after worship.
On Oct. 20, there will be a guest speaker who will talk about Education for Ministry (EfM).  There will be 2 classes starting in our region early next year and it is a great opportunity to learn more about faith and ministry.  On Oct. 27, there will be a presentation from RI Resource Recovery who will teach us about recycling.
Save the date- On Sun., Nov. 10, we will have our annual Veterans Day celebration.  All veterans, active duty personnel and their families are welcome!  Worship is at 9am followed by a reception at 10am.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

COMING UP SUNDAY- OCT. 6

This is the 17th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 22).  Church school will meet. Last Sunday we celebrated the Blessing of the Animals in honor of St. Francis of Assisi who was a lover of all creation and all animals.  Check out the Facebook photos from our event and from our church yard as we tend to a garden that encourages pollinators and birds (see lower right of this page).
On Oct. 20, we will have a guest speaker who will talk about Education for Ministry (EfM).  This is a course for lay people that includes topics such as the Bible, theology and church history.  There are a couple of new groups that will be start in our region beginning in January.
Tuesday Tutoring begins this Tuesday, Oct. 8.  See the tab at the top of the page for more information.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

COMING UP SUNDAY- SEPT. 29

This is the 16th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 21).  Church school will meet.  Their lesson for this week will be about St. Francis.  Later on Sunday, at 2pm, we will have a Blessing of the Animals in the church parking lot.  All animals welcome!!
October will be a busy month at St. Thomas' as we continue our focus on Creation Care and we learn about Education for Ministry- EfM.  Click on the "In the Coming Weeks" tab to learn about all of the upcoming events. 

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

COMING UP SUNDAY- SEPT.22

This is the 15th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 20). Church school will meet.  The topic for this year is "Stories about Biblical heroes and saints."  
On Sunday, Sept. 29, there will be a Blessing of the Animals service at 2pm in the church parking lot.  Bring your small pet or your favorite large pet.  Refreshments to follow.
On Sunday, Oct. 20, there will be a presentation about Education for Ministry- EfM.  Next January a class will be starting in our region.  EfM classes meet once a week and are designed for lay people who want some theological education.
Check out the tab at the top of the page titled, In the Coming Weeks, to learn about all the events at St. Thomas'.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

COMING UP SUNDAY- SEPT. 15

This is the 14th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 20).   Church school begins this Sunday.  There is one class for students in grades K-8.  The theme for this year is "Stories about Biblical heroes and saints." Class meets from 9-9:30 on most Sunday mornings.
Our annual Blessing of the Animals service will be held on Sunday, Sept. 29 at 2pm.  Animals of all types and sizes are welcome!

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

COMING UP SUNDAY-SEPT. 8

This is the 13th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 18).  There will be a vestry meeting after church this week. 
Last Sunday we blessed students and teachers and school employees and backpacks!  The Chariho school year is off to a good start! Church school will begin next Sunday, Sept. 15.  The theme for this year will be, "Stories about Biblical heroes and saints."
Our annual Blessing of the Animals service will be held on Sunday, Sept. 29 at 2pm.  Animals of all types and sizes are welcome!