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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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Peace Be With You!

Upcoming Events

Recent News & Announcements

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Lunch & Dinner Groups are Back!

Here’s how it works: Groups of about 6-8, either couples or singles, sign up to form a group. We will divide the groups by lunch or dinner and adults or families. Someone from each group will be...
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Stained glass. The Last Supper.

Vestry Corner

At our June 8th meeting, the Vestry discussed the following: Our first Quiet Service had 4 attendees. A Quiet Service will continue on the 2nd and 4th Sundays in July at 8:00 am. Third Wall...
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Senior Warden

Senior Warden’s Message

I came across an opinion article by Chris Sonksen. He is a pastor who trains other pastors and church leaders from all over the country, and based on his conversations and research, he is...
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The Columbarium at St. Thomas'.

A Beautiful Place to Rest

The last four niches in the St. Thomas’ Columbarium are available.  A Columbarium is a place for the respectful interment of cremated remains in an above-ground niche   If you are...
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Help Wanted

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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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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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Weekly Reflections

The Beauty of November

The Beauty of November – Praying in Movement Today I drove the long way to work. Its not really longer – maybe five or 10 minutes. I drive through Monkton and down Jarrettsville Pike...
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The Many Paths of Prayer III

For the last two weeks we have been discussing two different forms of contemplative prayer; meditation/centering prayer, and the Prayer of Jesus. This week I want to introduce you to a...
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The Many Paths of Prayer II

Last week I wrote about the way I am currently praying: Centering Prayer, which is a form of meditation. When life is overwhelming, and one doesn’t know what to pray, Centering Prayer can...
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The Many Paths of Prayer I

Lately, I have been spending time in Meditation as my prayer. There are times when meditation, a form of Contemplative prayer, can be very helpful. I find a word or phrase to focus on, sometimes...
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