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. Please contact Judy McCorkell at 613-836-2348 for more information.
We pray for members of our
Tom, Pam, Emily, Alex & Anna Denesyk; Shirley Dolan; Stephen, Susan, Tyler & Jarrett Dow; Tanya Drew; John Eastwood;
Don & Molly Edwards; Diane Lachance & Luc Faucon.
We pray for the Sick
and those in need of Healing:
Pat, Daisy, Nancy, Nicholas, Giuliano, Laura, Anne, Elisabeth, Sarah, John, James, Dilys, Lyall, Marion, Bev,
Richard, Murray and Ian.
Assisting in Sunday’s
10:30 a.m. Liturgy
Chalice: Harry Mercer
Server: Brooke Sullivan
Reader: Diane Clement
Intercessions: Tanya Drew
Projectionist: Pat McNally
Sides people: Heather Sullivan & John Bottriell
Altar Guild: Arlene Simonovich, Beth Barden, Sylvia Stephens
Please join us for coffee/tea and fellowship in the Church Hall
following the 10:30 Liturgy. Our hosts this morning are
Liz Norris and Sylvi Dawes.
Here is a list of items
that are in the Snowflake Bazaar Silent Auction as of Mon. Nov 12.
Please click on
this link to
see the list.
Is 1 week away on Saturday November 17th, 10 AM–2 PM. Please bring items to the church office on Tues. Wed. or
Poinsettia’s: Order forms will be available at the back of the
church in the Narthex. The order forms need to be returned by
November 25th. Pick up will be Saturday December 8th, 2018. Please pay for your plants when the order form is
Wilton Cheese: Orders forms are available in the Narthex.
All orders need to be returned to the church on Sunday December 2nd. Pick up will begin on Sunday December 9th.
Please pay for you cheese when picking up your order.
ACW Christmas Luncheon: All ladies of the parish are invited.
When: Monday December 3rd at 11:30 AM
Where: Ale Amberwood's Lounge and Eatery
Cost: $25.00 includes dinner, taxes, gratuities.
1. Parmesan Cream Pasta with sun-dried tomatoes, red peppers and spinach
2. Classic Roast Turkey with herb stuffing, bacon, cranberry chutney. Maple roasted vegetables and mini potatoes
3. Seared Salmon with smashed coconut, cashew cauliflower and pickled vegetable salsa
Dessert is not included but can be ordered.
All monies and orders must be in by November 23rd at the latest. Please let Gert Brown, Enid Goodfellow or Diane
Clement know if you would like to attend. Anyone needing transportation, please let Diane know by calling
A sign-up sheet for coffee hour is in the Church Narthex
as we are looking for helpers December 16, December 23 and December
30. The 2019 sign-up list (January to April) will be posted soon. Thanks for all who support coffee hour! If you
have any questions, please contact Susan Clark-Dow at (613) 292-3187 or
Guinea Fowl for Christmas!
If you want to purchase a pig, some medicine, or some seeds to help
people in need this year, please consider PWRDF’s “World of Gifts”. You probably all received their flyer with your
Anglican Journal recently. Have a look at PWRDF’s website to see what they are doing on our behalf and then choose
your gift. You can purchase it and then offer it to a friend or relative as a gift you have made on their behalf.
We will be having a Family Craft day on Nov 14. Details to
PWRDF Christmas Cards:
There are 9 beautiful designs to choose from this year. Each pack has 12
cards and envelopes with one design per pack. Cost is $20 and tax receipt provided. There will be an order sheet on
the table in the Narthex for the next two Sundays – Oct. 21st and Oct. 28th, showing the designs. You will need to
state your name, telephone number, which design you want and number of packs. Delivery should be the first week of
St. Thomas has a loyalty program with Bridlewood Home Hardware in
Kanata. If you give them the Church’s name when making a
purchase, we will receive 10% of the purchase price back at the end of the year.
When eating out at Hurley’s restaurant in Stittsville remember we
have a loyalty program. If you give them our code 5741 (last
4 digits of our phone number) we will receive 10% of the bill back to St. Thomas.
Tornado Relief Benefit Concert:
Featuring Rory Gardiner taking place on Saturday November 17th, 7:00-9:00 PM at the Stittsville United Church.
Tickets $20 at the door or reserve by calling 613-836-4962.
Other Upcoming Events at St Thomas
November 17th 2018 Snowflake Bazaar & Soup Luncheon
November 18th 2018 First Responders Sunday
November 21st 2018 Coffee & Chat Social 10:00 in council room
Coffee & Chat Social:
Please join us for a social at 10:00 AM in the Council Room on Wednesday
November 21st for a coffee hour. Everyone is welcome. For more information please contact Hilary at 613-836-1633.
Men’s Gathering-Prayer and a Pint:
Calling all men to join us for a Prayer and a Pint! On Thursday November 22nd at 7:15 PM. We will meet for a short
prayer service in the Council Room and then go to the Glen for a pint! At the Glen Rev. Lee will lead us in a
thoughtful discussion. Please talk to John Bottriell, Rev. Lee, Stephen Dow, Pat McNally or William Passmore for
Family Craft Day: Saturday November 24th 1:00-4:00 PM.
There will be 4 activities – an advent wreath, graham cracker houses, gingerbread cookies for decorating, and a
Jesse tree. Sign up in the Narthex by November 20th. Every group must include an adult. Cost will be minimal.
The next edition of the People's Pulpit will be available December
2nd. The deadline for submission is November 25th. Please
consider submitting an article. If you have any questions, please contact Sue Lomas at 613 836 5229 or by email
ACW 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 Enid or Diane.
Our children's church
Faith Time begins in
the downstairs hall at 9:00 am until 9:25 am. This includes activities for all
members of God's family regardless of age.
begins at 9:40 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
Bridlewood Home Hardware,
Michael Cowpland Drive
has partnered with St Thomas Church. Everything you buy at the store
entitles us to receive a 3% rebate pre tax. Just mention you are from St
Thomas at check out. In 2016, our church received a rebate of $33 from
The St Thomas Grocery
is available for Brown's Independent Grocery Store. It doesn't cost you any money
at all and St Thomas receives up to 4% of your purchases from the store.
Please support St Thomas by purchasing the grocery certificate cards from
the office or from the sellers in the foyer after the services.
Please contact Susan Chapman 613-836-5476 or the office during the week.
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 2016, the church received a rebate of $221 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