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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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Vendors Wanted for National Night Out

We’re looking for vendors for our National Night Out (NNO) community event on Tuesday, August 7th, from 6-9pm. NNO is an annual outdoor festival that promotes police-community partnerships...
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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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Colorful balls of yarn.

Christian Stitchin’

Christian Stitchin’ will next meet at St. Thomas’ on June 9th at 10am. We are not planning to meet during July or August. In September, we are looking to add an additional opportunity...
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Let’s go see the O’s!

Remember when St. Thomas’ used to have yearly outings to Oriole games? It’s been a few years, but we are trying to start doing it again. I am trying to get a group of us together to attend...
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Student Support Network

Loch Raven Network has a new name…

The Loch Raven Network has a new name… Student Support Network, Inc. From Laurie Taylor-Mitchell, President, Student Support Network, Inc.: Our vision is coming into fruition in several...
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National Night Out 2018 Volunteers

National Night Out 2018 is on Tuesday, August 7th here at St. Thomas’ on the lower parking lot. National Night Out is an outdoor festival that promotes police and community partnerships....
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Junior Warden

Junior Warden’s Message

Many thanks to everyone who came out to our Spring Cleaning “Dumpster Day” on Saturday, April 21st. With everyone’s efforts we were able to make significant progress in...
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Senior Warden

Senior Warden’s Message

Spring has finally arrived … or so it seems. Here’s hoping we actually get a Spring season before we go into Summer! St. Thomas’ is alive and vibrant with many activities. Here’s a list of...
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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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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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Weekly Reflections

The Season of Resurrection

I am anticipating long-term spring weather like a child waiting for Christmas. As I drive home each day, I see the trees slowly greening. Steve and David planted pansies in our yard last weekend,...
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A Fool for Christ

Easter falls on April Fool’s Day this year – an appropriate day, St. Paul would say. St. Paul wrote, For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are...
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The Great Family at St. Tom’s

Last Sunday was the first Sunday of the month, so I had the opportunity to give a children’s sermon, and interact with our wonderful kids. The day before, three of them were in the First...
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Communion is a Mystery

Last Saturday I met with some of our children in a First Communion Class. The class is misnamed; here at St. Thomas’ we practice the Episcopal Church’s instructions which state that everyone who...
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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