Wednesday, March 27, 2019


This is the 4th Sunday in Lent. This Sunday is also known as Rose Sunday or mid-Lent Sunday.  It is has been marked by a lightening of Lenten discipline.  In some churches, rose colored vestments are used. During coffee hour this week, Simnel Cake will be served. This is a special fruitcake served in Great Britain to celebrate this day.
On Saturday, April 13, our congregation will serve coffee and baked goods to the fishing community in honor of the first day of fishing season.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019


This is the 3rd Sunday in Lent.  Church school will meet. 
During coffee hour this Sunday, there will be a guest speaker who will speak about her son's struggle with opioid addiction. The Strong Arms Support Group (see above tab) meets at St. Thomas' twice a month works to help families who have children that are dealing with addiction or who have died as a result of drug use.  Our congregation is learning about opioid and marijuana use as Rhode Island deals with these issues.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019


This is the 2nd Sunday in Lent.  The church school class will meet and the Confirmation class will prepare the meal for the WARM Center.  The sermon this Sunday will focus on the Episcopal Church as part of the preparation for confirmation.  The series is called, Jesus was an Episcopalian and you can be one, too., that is based on a book by that name written by the Rev. Carl Yaw.
During coffee hour this week, there will be a short presentation about opioids and marijuana in our community.  And during coffee hour next Sunday, Mar. 24, there will be a special presentation by a member of the Strong Arms Support Group (see tab at top of page) who will tell the story of her son who struggled with addiction.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019


This is the 1st Sunday in Lent To learn more about the season of Lent, click on the tab at the top of the page.  Church school will meet this week and there will be a vestry meeting after worship.   The month of March is filled with many activities and projects at St. Thomas.  Look at the page titled, In the coming weeks for all of the details.
This Sunday marks the beginning of a project that at St. Thomas about the power of love.  We are going to use hearts to remind ourselves that we are loved by God and that we can share that love with everyone we meet.  Come to church and pick up a heart to remind you of that power.