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  • April 14, 9:30 a.m., Palm Sunday. April 18, 7:30 p.m., Maundy Thursday. April 19, 7:00 a.m. Good Friday. April 19, 3:00 p.m., Good Friday. April 21 , 9:30 a.m., Easter.
  • The front exterior of St. Thomas' Episcopal Church, Towson.

    Welcome to St. Thomas' Church & Community Center      

    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.

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.
Sunday School also begins at 9:30 am.

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A toddler in the church aisle peeks playfully into a pew as the Rector speaks at the top of the aisle.

Peace Be With You!

Upcoming Events

Stained Glass. Jesus and the two robbers on crosses against a red sky.

Good Friday

20 Apr 2019 | 03:00 pm
Stained glass. Easter lilies.

Easter Sunday

21 Apr 2019 | 09:30 am
6 plastic Easter eggs in the grass.

Easter Egg Hunt

21 Apr 2019 | 10:30 am
Two rakes and an overturned wheelbarrow leaning against a pile of leaves.

Work Day

28 Apr 2019 | 01:00 pm
Book Club

Monthly Book Club

06 May 2019 | 07:00 pm
Camp Karaoke

Camp Karaoke ’19

29 Jun 2019 | 07:00 pm

Recent News & Announcements

Colorful balls of yarn.

Comfort & Joy Prayer Shawl Ministry: We Have a New Name

Recently, the yarn working ministry shared by St. Thomas’ and Holy Comforter has been known as Christian Stitchin’. While the clever moniker described the current members, we had often heard the...
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Camp Karaoke

Camp Karaoke

St. Thomas’ Presents: Camp Karaoke ’19. Open to all ages. Enjoy a night of food, fun and karaoke! Stay for games, sit by the fire pit, and set up your outdoor campsite on the grounds...
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Orioles logo

Let’s go see the O’s!

Join us for a night of fellowship, fun, and foul balls.  I’m getting a group together to attend an Orioles game this summer. I’m trying for a night in June or July and we’ll get...
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Wooden alphabet blocks spell out the word forum.

Lenten Coffee Hour Forum: Journey the Way of Love

Join us following worship, in the Fellowship Hall for our Lenten forum as we, again, follow the Way of Love. Similar to our Advent forum, we will use the Easter Vigil readings to make...
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Senior Warden

Message from the Senior Warden

Some of you may know I am a member of a non-college affiliated International Sorority, Sigma Phi Gamma, and have been a member for 41 years. The sorority is based on friendship and service. It is...
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Sunday School

Sunday School

Join us for Sunday School in classroom 5 at 9:15am, with the fun beginning at 9:30am. We will welcome children ages pre-k and up to join us for lessons and fun during the first half of worship....
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Third Wall Productions

Community Theater – Touching Lives

This past February St. Thomas’ was proud to host Third Wall Productions’ presentation of Disney’s Musical “Newsies.”  It is with much excitement that we share with...
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Gentle, Relaxing Kripalu Yoga. Sooth your nervous system.

Yoga Class

St. Thomas’ is pleased to welcome a new partner in our community, Denise Malloy, Kripalu Certified Yoga Instructor, from Yoga Wellness 4 Life! We will be offering yoga classes Tuesdays at...
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Help Wanted

A conductor's baton rests on sheet music.

Help Wanted: Music Ministry

JOIN OUR MUSIC MINISTRY: Music Ministry is looking for anyone who is willing to share their time and talent and serve musically at services. There is no commitment, come, bring your voices, instruments and even a friend and see if you have been missing God’s voice calling for you...
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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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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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Offering plate.

Help Wanted: Counters

We’re looking for volunteers willing to stay after the 9:30 a.m. service for a short time once a month to help count the offering.   If you are interested please contact Laura Doles (ldoles.stthomas@gmail.com or 410-825-2663).
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We will keep Lent at St. Thomas’ in a few different ways this year. On Thursday evenings we will have Evening Prayer at 6pm. Also, at 6:30pm the Rev. Joe Zollickoffer will host “Sharing Our...
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The Joy of Shrove Tuesday – the Sorrow of Ash Wednesday

Next week, Lent begins. But before that, the day before, in fact, is Shrove Tuesday. Shrove Tuesday is the day we clean out all the fat from our diet, and prepare for fasting in Lent. Our Shrove...
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I spent the day with clergy in the Baltimore North Region. A few years ago the Diocese realigned the regions, and now ours covers everything north of Northern Parkway, and as far west as...
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Happy Thanksgiving?

This year our family celebrated Thanksgiving on the 17th – my daughter had to be in DC for a conference, so her brother and his girlfriend came, and we had Thanksgiving a few days early....
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