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  • 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

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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

Camp Karaoke. Jume 29. Open to all ages.

Camp Karaoke ’19

29 Jun 2019 | 07:00 pm
Members of the congregation in the church pews.

Town Hall Meeting

30 Jun 2019 | 10:30 am
Steamed crabs piled on a table.

Crab Feast

03 Aug 2019 | 03:00 pm
National Night Out

National Night Out

06 Aug 2019 | 07:00 pm

Recent News & Announcements

Senior Warden

Message from Our Senior Warden

Back in the late 1960’s when St. Thomas’ moved from its former location on The Alameda in Baltimore City, our new location on Providence Road was not yet ready. So we held our services and Sunday...
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Wooden alphabet blocks spell out the word forum.

The Forum: Interfaith Encounter

Join us Sundays at 10:30 AM in the Fellowship Hall for 30 minutes of The Forum beginning June 9th. This Forum is an introduction to various world religions compared with the theologies of the...
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The Adventures of Flat Jesus. Summer 2018.

The Adventures of “Flat Jesus”

Don’t forget to take Flat Jesus on your adventures this summer, and send us your pictures at StThomasTowson@gmail.com. OR post them to our Facebook group at “The Adventures of Flat...
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Camp Karaoke. June 29. Open to all ages.

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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Colorful balls of yarn.

Comfort & Joy Ministry: Lazy Days of Summer? Not For Us

The busy hands of Comfort & Joy will next meet in the Fellowship Hall at St. Thomas’ at 10am on: Saturday, June 8th Saturday July 13th We will not meet in August. Remember – if you can’t make...
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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 welcome children ages pre-k and up to join us for lessons and fun during the first half of worship. The...
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Third Wall Productions Summer Stock 2019

Third Wall Summer Stock

Third Wall Productions Summer Stock 2019 Presents Disney’s Alladin Jr.  Join us for two weeks of theater fun at St. Thomas’. Guided by Third Wall Productions’ award-winning...
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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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National Night Out is August 6, 2019

National Night Out 2019

National Night Out Community Festival 8/6

St. Thomas’ is proud to host the Baltimore County Police Department Precinct 7 – Cockeysville National Night Out event! National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our...
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Raffle Ticket

Wanted: Raffle Items for National Night Out

We are seeking raffle items for this year’s National Night Out police and community partnership festival. Gift cards, gift baskets, or any other new items are appreciated. The proceeds from this raffle go directly to the Providence Volunteer Fire Company. This year’s...
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National Night Out logo

Vendors Wanted for National Night Out

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. This year’s event will be held at St. Thomas’ Church located at 1108...
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Help Wanted

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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A cup of coffee and two chocolate chip cookies.

Help Wanted: Coffee Hour

Volunteering might include donating your favorite goodie to share, helping to set up or clean up or helping to serve at the coffee hour. We’re hoping to have enough volunteers that no one is burdened. Barbara Lewis has volunteered to make the coffee each week! Please let her know...
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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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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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Reflections

Summer in Our Hearts and Minds

The other day, some friends came by our house and brought a quart of strawberries from Shaw’s orchard – the best strawberries I have ever tasted. We sat out on the deck and drank tea for hours,...
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Alleluia! Christ is Risen!

Easter Sunday we celebrated a beautiful Easter service, and rejoiced in the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. Resurrection has been on my mind a great deal this Lent, as has the Cross....
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Spring

Is it spring? The beautiful blue sky outside my window says so. The weather app on my phone, however, says it is still in the 30’s and 40’s. Our hearts yearn for the beautiful spring we are used...
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Lent

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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