Wednesday, April 30, 2014


This is the 3rd Sunday of Easter.  Church school will meet and there will be a Bishop's Committee meeting after church.
There were 16 people who attended the parish luncheon last Monday at the Wood River Golf Course. A few pictures are posted on the Facebook page on the right of this column. Mr. Fred Stanley, chief of the Hope Valley Fire Department, was the special guest. He spoke to the three WWII veterans about the Honor Flight program.  This program, sponsored by the fire chiefs in Rhode Island, takes WWII vets to Washington DC for a day to view the WWII Memorial.
Donations for Episcopal Charities will be accepted for a couple of more weeks.  The Feinstein Food Challenge has ended.  Stay tuned for a posting about the grand totals collected at St. Thomas'.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014


This is the 2nd Sunday of Easter.  Church School will meet.  There will be a liturgy committee meeting after church.
St. Thomas' had a wonderful Holy Week and Easter Celebration.  The church was packed on Easter morning and the flowers were amazing.  Thanks to everyone who cleaned, set up, brought food and flowers during the week. There are lots of photos posted on the Facebook page- You can view them by clicking on the link on the right side of this page.
The Bishop's Committee will meet on May 4.

Thursday, April 17, 2014


Worship services will be held at St. Thomas' on Maundy Thursday at 7pm, Good Friday at 7pm and Easter morning at 9am followed by an Easter Egg hunt.  For more complete information about the Holy Week services, click the tab at the top of this page.
Check out the pictures on our Facebook link to the right to view some photos from our great Palm Sunday service.
The WARM meal will be prepared this Sunday and served on Monday.  Mite boxes will be collected this week.  This is also the time to make your pledge or donation to Episcopal Charities.
Parish luncheon will be on Monday, Apr. 28 at Wood River Golf Course at 12 noon.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014


This is Palm Sunday.  There will be no church school.  The service will begin outside with the procession of the palms.  The liturgy this week includes the reading of the Passion Gospel according to Matthew.  The Holy Week schedule is listed on the tab at the top of this page.
Visitors and newcomers are welcome to join us for this most holy week of worship.
A few other notes:  Last Sunday was very busy at St. Thomas'!!!  We celebrated the 80th birthday of two parishioner, had a Bishop's Committee meeting and then participated in the WARM Center bowl-a-thon.  St. Thomas' raised $495 for WARM!!!!  Then on Monday, we packaged and shipped out 5 boxes to a friend who is serving in the military in Afghanistan.  These were "Easter basket" gifts for his unit.  There are a lot of photos of all these events posted on our Facebook page.  Click on the link on the right side of this page.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014


This is the 5th Sunday in Lent.  Church school will meet.  There will be a Bishop's Committee meeting after church.  There will also be a special 80th birthday party during coffee hour to celebrate two of our parishioners who will turn 80 in April.
Last Sunday there was a fun filled baby shower during coffee hour in honor of the 3 new babies that will join our St. Thomas' family.  One has already arrived!  Take a look at the Facebook pictures posted on the right column of this page.
Sunday, April 6 at 1 pm is the  WARM Bowl-a-thon to be held at Alley Katz lanes in Westerly.  There are 8 parishioners who are bowling on our Tom Katz team. You can support the team by donating at