Youth Programs

CHURCH SCHOOL
During the school year, church school meets for children ages 3-12.  This year there is one class for all of the students that begins at 9 am. The students join the worship service after the sermon.

TUESDAY TUTORING
Read a full description of this program under a separate tab at the top of this page.

CONFIRMATION
In our diocese, teenagers are confirmed at the age of 16. Students take part in a confirmation preparation program that is held on Sunday mornings. Deanery-wide confirmations are held each spring.

HAPPENING WEEKEND
Twice a year, the Episcopal Diocese of RI sponsors Happening weekends for older teens. These weekends are filled with music, worship and fun.  Follow the link for more information and upcoming dates.

SUMMER CAMP
The Episcopal Conference Center in Pascoag, RI has several sessions of summer camp for children, teens and families.  You can follow this link for scheduling information.  Scholarships are available. Speak to the vicar if you are interested in attending.

CHARIHO GIRL SCOUTS
Currently there are two troops that meet at St. Thomas.  For more information about this troop, contact the leader at jkbb@cox.net


OTHER
The children and teenagers at St.Thomas are encouraged to be active members of the parish.  They serve as acolytes, readers, church school teachers and choir members.  They participate in preparing and serving the monthly WARM meal.  Several of our young members share their  talents with us by playing their musical instruments during our worship service.  

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