Thursday, January 26, 2012


This is the 4th Sunday after Epiphany. Church school will meet. After church, we will show the movie, "Carolina, Smallest of the Small." This was produced by RI PBS and tells the history of the village of Carolina. We will watch the first portion of the movie after church. Parishioners are welcome to borrow ithe DVD and finish watching it at home.
Next Sunday is Boy Scout Sunday. All boy scouts and cub scouts are welcome to join us for our 9 am service followed by a special coffee hour. Next Sunday is also Souper Bowl Sunday. Read the column to the right to learn about it. Remember to bring your $1 bill to church!

Thursday, January 19, 2012


This is the 3rd Sunday after Epiphany. This week we will have our Annual Parish Meeting. We will talk about our 2012 goals and vote on the 2012 budget. Everyone is welcome and encourged to attned. We will have a potluck brunch right after church before the meeting starts. Bring a dish to share.
After church next Sunday, Jan 29., we wil watch the RI PBS movie, Carolina, the Smallest of the Small. The movie is over 2hours long, so we will just watch the first 45 minutes. Parishioners can borrow our DVD and watch the rest of it at home.
Feb 5 is Boy Scout Sunday. All cub scouts and boy scouts are welcome to attend our 9 am service. Come in uniform! We will have a special coffee hour reception to honor all of the scouts.
Feb 5 is also the Souper Bowl of Caring. Read the column to the right to learn more about this project.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012


This is the 2nd Sunday after Epiphany. Church school will meet. There is a liturgy meeting after church. Anyone is welcome to come and help pick out hymns for the upcoming weeks. There is also a meeting for Eucharistic Ministers and Lectors after church.
The Annual Meeting and Potluck brunch will be held next Sunday, Jan. 22. Sign up on the sheet in the parish hall. We will vote on our 2012 budget and discuss our parish goals.
On Jan 29, we will watch part of the PBS movie, "Carolina, Smallest of the Small."
On Feb. 5 there will be an altar guild meeting.

Thursday, January 5, 2012


Friday, January 6, is the Feast of the Epiphany. This marks the day that the 3 magi arrived in Bethlehem to visit the baby Jesus as told in the Gospel according to Matthew. There is no service at St. Thomas' that day. Sunday, Jan. 8 is the Sunday after Epiphany on which we commemorate the Baptism of Jesus. It is customary to celebrate baptisms this day in the Episcopal Church.
No baptisms at St. Thomas' this week, but there are many other things happening!
Church school will meet and it is Preschool Sunday. The Confirmation class will meet and there will be a Bishop's Committee meeting, also.
Looking ahead
Jan. 15 Meeting for lectors and Eucharistic ministers
Jan. 22 Annual Parish Meeting and Potluck Brunch
Jan. 29 We will show the movie "Carolina, the Smallest of the Small" produced by RI PBS
Feb. 5 Boy Scout Sunday and Souper Bowl Sunday