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: Vernon
& Audrey Jorssen; Lorette Jackson; Blair, Loni & James Kelly; Diana King; Maurice Knight; Nicholas Kouri & Diane
Wilkinson; Rev Lee, Sheri, Sam, Abbey & Jack Lambert.
We pray for the Sick and those in need of Healing:
Rev. Lee; Brian; John; Kim; Lizeth; Bishop John.
We Thank God for the life of Lyle Stevenson and
ask for God’s comfort for his family. Rest eternal grant to
him, O Lord. And let light perpetual shine upon him.
for Lyle Stevenson will be held at St Thomas on Wednesday June 19, at 11:00 AM.
to our new organist, Bonnie MacDiarmid.
Picnic: THIS Sunday June 16th we will be having one service beginning at 9:30 AM.
The parish picnic will follow immediately after at the church. Please join us outside for games followed by a picnic
16th also is the beginning of our summer services with one service beginning at 9:30 am
until September 8th when we return to 2 services at 8:30 and
Gathering, Prayer and a Pint. Our next gathering will be on Thursday June 20 at 7.15pm in the Council room.
We will move to the Glen for a pint and continuous conversation.
Donations for Downtown shelters: Please hold any donations, clothing, etc. for July and August.
We will not be doing any sorting or delivering at that time.
Gert, Gary, Pam, Terry, Sharon
of Rev. Lee's
homilies from May 5 to June 2 are now on our website.
The May 5 video also includes William Passmore's Giving Presentation. They can be seen by going to the Parish
Communications page and then selecting Homilies or click here.
Chat is CANCELLED for June.
We will begin again on Wednesday September 18, at 9:30 AM in the council room.
very pleased to announce that we have been awarded a $15,000 grant from the Anglican Foundation of Canada.
It is with their help that we are able to install a new elevator at St Thomas.
are a few pictures of last Saturday's Open Table on our website
that can be seen by clicking here. Thanks to Pat McNally for the
Fundscrip: The next order will be going in on July 7th
The ACW is
no longer collecting Soup Labels, but we are still collecting pop/beer can tabs, eyeglasses and stamps.
There are holders in the coat room to collect these items.
Stittsville Food Bank:
is in need of canned stews, chili, apple sauce jars, condiments, Habitat pea soups, bags of dried vegetables
(lentils, split-peas…etc) 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