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  • Flea market tables and shoppers in a parking lot on a beautiful day.

    Spring Flea Market Saturday, April 29th

    8am to 2pm. In event of rain, we move into the Fellowship Hall. Spaces are $15 -- contact Vern (443-257-6013) or the Church office for reservations.
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    Welcome to St. Thomas'       

    St. Thomas’ offers the spiritual comfort of Christ-centered nourishment. Come, feed and be fed.
  • Rev. Loree Penner baptises a baby at the baptismal font in the front of the sanctuary as the congregation looks on.

    Come join our family!        

    We are young and old, male and female, single, married, divorced and widowed, CEO and unemployed, student and teacher, rich and poor – we welcome you to join us.
Latest Sermon :
- Posted on November 6, 2016, Preaching: The Rev. Loree Penner, Rector

Worship Service

Weekly Lessons

New to St. Thomas'?

The verger and acolytes in full robes process the cross up the center aisle of the sanctuary.

9:30 a.m. Sundays

Our Sunday morning service follows the liturgy from the Book of Common Prayer. The music is a blend of traditional hymns, anthems, and contemporary music.

4:30 p.m. Sundays

Evening Song is a short, simple liturgy of contemporary music, prayers, scripture and Eucharist.

Upcoming Events

Four hands clasped together.

Pastoral Care Meeting

30 Apr 2017 | 10:30 am

VBS Team Meeting

30 Apr 2017 | 10:30 am
Two rakes and an overturned wheelbarrow leaning against a pile of leaves.

Work Day

13 May 2017 | 08:00 am
The need is constant. The gratification is instant. Give blood. American Red Cross.

Blood Drive May 14-20

14 May 2017 | 12:00 am
Colorful balls of yarn.

Christian Stitchin’

20 May 2017 | 10:00 am
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National Night Out

01 Aug 2017 | 07:00 pm

Recent News & Announcements

Kibble Connection

St. Thomas’ Partners with Kibble Connection

The St. Thomas’ Pet Ministry is excited to kick off the Kibble Connection program at our April 29th Flea Market! Kibble Connection is a program where we have partnered with the MD SPCA and...
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Stained glass. The Last Supper.

The Vestry Corner

Vestry welcomed Debbie Hood and members of the Blue Horizon Team to our March Vestry meeting. Our Blue Horizon Team, which includes some of your Vestry members, has been working in two focused...
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Stained glass of a monarch butterfly.

Message from the Senior Warden

A world in turmoil. A world split by color, by ethnicity, by strong opinions. This is where we live today. How do we as Christians work in this turmoil, this fear, this divisiveness? How do we...
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Clock face with hands on 9:05.

Church Office Hours Changing

Beginning April 10th, the church office hours will change:  Jill will be working for Meals on Wheels in the mornings, and will be in the church office from 12:30 – 4:30pm.
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Seeking Donors & Community Partners for National Night Out

St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church is proud to host the 2017 Cockeysville Police Precinct’s National Night Out (NNO) on August 1, 2017, 7-9 p m. National Night Out is an annual...
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A Reminder: You Shop. Amazon Gives.

When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate to St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church. Support us every time you shop. Click this link to start shopping, and Amazon will make a donation to St....
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Online Giving

e-Giving is Here!

St. Thomas’ now has the capability to receive offering, pledges and donations online – safely and securely – at https://onrealm.org/StThomas/Give/WHSTIQSJVR. Here are the basic instructions...
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Pastoral Care

The Pastoral Care people would like to know when you or your fellow parishioners are sick, or just having a difficult and stressful time. One of the Pastoral Care Visitors will be happy to bring...
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Help Wanted

A cup of coffee and two chocolate chip cookies.

Help Wanted: Coffee Hour

Barbara Lewis is seeking assistance with coffee hour beginning December 11th.  There will be no coffee hour on Christmas an New Year’s Day. Help is especially needed on two Sundays in January when Barbara is going to be away. Volunteering might include donating your...
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The Reverend Loree Penner at the baptismal font at the front of the church with a group of children.

Help Wanted: Youth Sunday

Youth Sunday – First Sundays of the Month. For a few years now, we have made it a point to have readers and chalicists who are young members of our church. Now we would like to “up the ante” and add some more opportunities for children and youth on that Sunday....
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A woman and a man holding offering plates stand in the back of the church.

Help Wanted: Ushers & Greeters

Are you interested in being more involved at church but don’t have the time? Did you want to get the whole family more interested in attending church together? Then consider volunteering to be an usher and/or elements bearer, as an individual or make it a family event. It is a...
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Meals on Wheels delivery van.

Meals on Wheels Seeks Volunteers & Clients

Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland, which has a distribution center right here at St. Thomas’, is in need of volunteers in the Towson, Timonium and Lutherville areas of Baltimore County. If you can give time between 11:00 am and 1:30 pm to deliver nutritious meals to the...
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Weekly Reflections

The Rites of Holy Week

The traditions of Holy Week, beginning with Palm Sunday, and moving to Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, the Easter Vigil, and culminating in Easter Sunday, began in the 4th Century. The Easter Vigil...
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Much is happening at St. Thomas’

We are approaching the last Sunday of Lent.  The sermon series, “The Seven Last Words of Christ” will continue through Good Friday with a little break on Palm Sunday, when we...
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Every Earthly Blessing

I hope everyone is safe after the storm.  I walked down an unplowed sidewalk today on my way to visit someone, and the snow was so hard packed, I walked on top of it as though it was asphalt.  My...
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Moving Forward in Faith

For those of you who were unable to be there, here is the report I gave at the Annual meeting on February 12. It has been an extremely busy year, focused mainly on the work of Blue Horizons. We...
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Our Rector

Latest Sermons

“Blessed are the Upside Down”

Posted on November 6, 2016, Preaching: The Rev. Loree Penner, Rector

“Turn Around”

Posted on October 30, 2016, Preaching: The Rev. Loree Penner, Rector

“A Twist in Our Path”

Posted on September 11, 2016, Preaching: The Rev. Loree Penner, Rector

“Counting the Cost”

Posted on September 6, 2016, Preaching: The Rev. Loree Penner, Rector

“Loving the Stranger”

Posted on August 31, 2016, Preaching: John Windsor

“Elijah and Elisha”

Posted on June 26, 2016, Preaching: John Windsor