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Thursday, October 31, 2019
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Wednesday, September 25, 2019
September calendar (196.05K)
Thursday, August 29, 2019

PARISH LIFE

Parish Breakfast- Commitment Sunday, Nov 17th; FREE and Open to ALL 
Sunday, November 17, 2019

Newsletter

November 2019 newsletter "The Builder" (1,474.94K)
Friday, November 1, 2019
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Monday, September 30, 2019
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Thursday, August 29, 2019

Bible Study

FALL 2019 Bible Study: "EXODUS" continues on Monday Evenings at 6 pm  
Monday, September 9, 2019
Join us as we explore the breadth and depth of our Faith through biblical studies as we consider The Book of Exodus: a Gateway to the Bible

Church News, Updates, & Announcements

Christmas Bazaar 
Saturday, December 7, 2019
Join us for our Annual Christmas Bazaar. Proceeds go to the Christian Emergency Council to help local Orange families in need of assistance
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Sunday, November 19, 2017
St. Thomas Commmunications 
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
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Blessing of the Animals

Blessing of the Animals Sunday, October 6th 2019 
Sunday, October 6, 2019
At BOTH Sunday morning services

Halloween Book Giveaway

Halloween Book Giveaway Oct 31st 2019 
Friday, November 1, 2019
Join us at 4:00 pm in Taylor Park to distribute free books to the children trick-or-treating downtown for Halloween. Costumes were optional, but fun! This is a traditional community outreach program for St. Thomas Church.

Choral Evensong

NEXT Choral Evensong Sunday, November 24th 4:30pm 
Sunday, November 24, 2019
A candlelight service of lessons and music set in the classic English Choral Evensong tradition. The service is followed by a potluck supper in the Parish Hall.

Annual Christmas Messiah Sing at St. Thomas

Annual Messiah Sing 7:30 pm 
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Join us for the Annual Messiah Sing at St. Thomas this Christmas, Tuesday, December 17th at 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public, singers and listeners are welcome. This is truly an opportunity to glorify God with all that we have and without rehearsal. Scores will be provided but singers are always welcome to bring their own as well. The Messiah Sing is accompanied by a string ensemble, our own Mr. Bill Drake as organist, and Mr. Alan Miller, from the Orange Baptist Church, conducting.

Unapologetically Episcopalian

Unapologetically Episcopalian Daily Office and respectful Conversation 
Sunday, November 19, 2017

Funeral Service

Funeral for Ms. Virginia "Jinnie" Bliss Mason will be held on Tuesday,August 20th at 3 p.m 
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
A Funeral Service will be held at St. Thomas Church for Virginia "Jinnie" Mason on Tuesday, August 20th at 3 pm

St. Thomas Stewardship Committee

Stewardship 2018 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Eckhart Ensemble

Eckhart Ensemble Concert 
Sunday, January 5, 2020
The concert usually includes musical seletions by a variety of composers like: Handel and Bach. We are fortunate to frequently host: Nicolas Duchamp and Jennifer Lawson as flute soloists with the ensemble, playing such pieces as: Bach's Fourth Brandenburg Concerto.

HOLY WEEK Schedule

HOLY WEEK Schedule: All Services @ 6pm. Mon-Wed Evening Prayer; Maundy Thursday--HEII, Footwashing, Stripping of Altar; Good Friday--Celtic Stations of the Cross @ 12noon, Good Friday Mass of the Pre-sanctified & Veneration of the Cross @ 6pm 
Sunday, April 14, 2019
See the Events Calendar on our Home Page for a full description of all Holy Week Services and worship opportunities.

Shrine Mont

St. Thomas Church Retreat at Shrine Mont June 23-25, 2018 
Friday, June 21, 2019
Join us for our Annual St. Thomas Church Retreat. Take time to rest, reflect, read, and share fellowship with other St. Thomas Parish families

Pancake Supper

Pancake Supper Mardi Gras 
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Join us each year as our Vestry prepares and provides a Pancake Supper, complete with Mardi Gras decorations and King Cake. Find the "baby" in the Cake and be crowned King/Queen of Mardi Gras. Free and Open to the Public.

Ash Wed. Imposition of Ashes

Ash Wed Service for 2019 6 p.m. March 6th - Imposition of Ashes followed by Soup Supper 
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Ash Wednesday begins the Season of Lent. It begins with a solemn service of Holy Communion and the Imposition of Ashes. It is followed by a simple Soup Supper in the Robertson Parish Hall.

Contributions for CY 2019

Remember, Contributions for CY 2019 MUST be RECEIVED by Monday, December 31st. 
Monday, December 16, 2019
A Reminder that all Charitable Contributions for Calendar Year 2018 MUST be POSTMARKED or Received by the Church no later than Monday, December 31st.

Smart911

Sign up for Smart911 today. It may save your life! 
Monday, August 1, 2016
Did you know that enrolling in Smart911 might save your life or the life of loved ones?

Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting Sunday January 26th 11:15 a.m. 
Sunday, January 26, 2020

St. Thomas & Co. Book Club

"Go Set A Watchman" Discussion, Sat. 9/12 at 5:30pm 
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Please join us in a book discussion of Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman. Hosted by St. Thomas & Co book club. The parameters of the discussion will include a socio-historic backdrop to the novel, a literary overview of Southern Literature and how the novel captures the ethos and pathos of its time. We will also discuss the controversy of its publication. Does the new book contaminate the legendary Atticus and Scout?

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