does not allow nuts of any kind due to allergies.
Welcome to all and a
special welcome to anyone visiting St Thomas’ this weekend. May you find
God’s hope, peace and joy as you worship with us on Sundays at 8:30 am or
(or 9:30 am during the summer).
There is a Nursery Room
available for babies and pre kinder church children during the
service. Volunteers are welcome for nursery duty.
We pray for members of our Parish Family:
Jason, Aileen, Colston, & Avalea Blakeney; Clifford & Margaret Board; Jason,
Amanda, Victoria & Chloe Boone; John & Barbara Bottriell.
We pray for the Sick and those in need of Healing:
Gwelda; Barbara; Diana; Sharron;
Margaret; Brian; John.
Assisting in Sunday’s
10:30 a.m. Liturgy
Chalice: Pat McNally
Server: Abbey Lambert
Reader: Gary Graham
Intercessions: Tanya Drew
Projectionist: Gabe Dallaway
Sides people: Diane Clement & John Bottriell
Prayer Ministry: Bonnie McNally & Dave Hazen
Altar Guild: Pam Hazen, Grace Bell, Tanya Drew, Mary Passmore
Please join us for coffee and fellowship in the Church Hall following the 10:30 service.
Our hosts this morning are Jodi Sullivan and Joyce Pedley.
Upcoming Events at St Thomas:
November 9 4:30 PM
Service November 12 7:30 PM
Snowflake Bazaar November 16 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Stairwell Carollers Concert December 8 2:30 PM
Healing Service December 10 7:30 PM
Open Table December 14 4:30 PM
This Sunday, November 10,
there will be ONE service at
Christmas Luncheon: All ladies of the parish are invited.
When: Monday December 2nd
Time: 11:45 AM. The reservation is under St Thomas
Where: Mandarin Restaurant, in Kanata
Price: $19.99 20% discount for seniors over 65.
Please let Susan Chapman 613-836-5476 know if you can join us by November 25th. If you require transportation,
please let Susan know and she will arrange it.
Church Calendars: will be sold after the 8:30 and 10:30 services for the next several weeks.
The cost remains at $5.00 each. Please see Diane.
Lee's homily from our Service on Nov 3 is now on our website.
It can be seen by clicking here. If you
have been having trouble viewing the homilies online, I have made some changes that will hopefully address these
a few great pictures of the A Choired Afternoon concert on our website.
Thanks very much to Pat McNally for the pictures. They can be seen by
Pulpit: The Advent People’s Pulpit will be available on Sunday December 1st. The deadline for submissions is
November 17th. Please email
Parade Bags: We will be stuffing bags on November 21st at
10:00 AM in the council room.
Cheese: Order forms are available in the Narthex.
Orders are due to the church on Sunday November 17th. Please pay for your
cheese when picking up your order.
Cartons: St Thomas is looking for clean washed milk cartons for an advent
bring them to the Narthex.
enjoy Home-made tourtière and mince tarts?
After the Bazaar you will be able to order either or both for delivery in
December. More info to come the week after the bazaar.
Morning: On Wednesday November 6th enjoy some fun, fellowship and games, for $1.00. We will start at 9:30 AM in the
Dorian, The Bahamas – PWRDF is supporting the Episcopal Relief & Development
(ERD) and is
continuing to support the Anglican Diocese of the Bahamas & the Turks and
Caicos in a relief response to Hurricane Dorian. 70,000 people were
displaced by the hurricane. Relief efforts are concentrated in Abaco and
Grand Bahama. Churches within the diocese are collaborating with the
government and local organizations to serve as distribution centres and
facilitate feeding centres for impacted communities. PWRDF has contributed
$20,000 towards buying non-perishable food items, drinking water, and other
emergency supplies. Displaced and vulnerable communities will also be given
shelter and hurricane preparedness kits.
Fundscrip orders will be due the 1st Sunday in December.
There are lots of promotions for your Christmas shopping. needs.
We will be having another Healing Service on Tuesday, November
12 at 7:30 PM. The last Healing Service was very moving and
appreciated by those who attended.
Snowflake Bazaar: Is 1 week away on Saturday November 16th, 10 AM–2 PM. Please bring items to the church office on
Tues. or Wed. mornings.
Snowflake Bazaar & Luncheon will be on Saturday, November 16 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.
It will include: Crafts, Silent Auction, Baking, Christmas
Puddings, new and gently used Christmas Decorations, Jewelry, Toys, Books, Home Decor, Tiny Treasures and more … And you can
enjoy a Lunch of Homemade Soup, Rolls, Cookies/Squares, Tea or Coffee.
Stittsville Food Bank needs items to re-stock their shelves.
The suggested items needed are: stews, chili, apple sauce jars, crackers, condiments, Habitat pea soups, granola
bars, canned fruit, canned potatoes, tea and coffee.
Between 10:00 am and 10:20 am the whole family will participate in games, painting, cooking, crafts and singing- all
together! This joyous time is an integral part of God’s Garden - a celebration of the family growing together in
faith. At 10:30 the children will gather in the church for their story and then go off to classes. (On
February 24th there is only 1 service at 9:30 and there will not be a Family Faith Time).
begins at 10:40 following the Children's Talk in church. This is for
children 3-12 years of age. Registration forms are in the church foyer as
well as in the Downstairs Rainbow Room. All registered children receive a
free Bible. See Merilee Clarke for more information or call her at
613-831-7704. (On February 24th there is only 1 service at 9:30 am and God's Garden will begin at 9:30 am).
Bridlewood Home Hardware,
Michael Cowpland Drive
has partnered with St Thomas Church. Everything you buy at the store
entitles us to receive a 10% rebate pre tax. Just mention you are from St
Thomas at check out. In 2016, our church received a rebate of $33 from
Donate to the Church by going
out and eating.
Thanks to all who participate in
the grocery store certificate program, but what if you don’t feel like
cooking andwant a meal out! Well we’ve teamed up with Hurley’s Grill at
1261 Stittsville Main Street. Now
when you have a meal, or snack, before you pay tell the waitress or waiter
that you are on team 5741, and 10% of your bill will come back to the
church. This does not include taxes or alcohol. Our team number is the last
4 digits of the churches telephone number or just tell them you are with St
Thomas. In 2018, the church received a rebate of $340 from Hurley's.
St Thomas is on Facebook.
If you are a Facebook
user, you can find our page by searching for 'St Thomas Stittsville' and
then 'Liking' our page. Then any posts made on the St Thomas page will
also show on your personal page - an easy way to keep in touch with the
events happening at St Thomas. We now have about 78 people who are
receiving St Thomas news on their Facebook page. If you are not a Facebook user,
you can visit our Facebook page by clicking on this