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:
Rob & Torsten Rae & Kimberley Harbord; Pierre & Mary Anne Reinhard; Audrey
Robinson; Elizabeth Rooney; Terry Romans; Norma Roy.
We pray for the Sick and those in need of Healing:
Craig; Margaret; Sylvia; Brian; John; Kim; Lizeth; Bishop John.
Assisting in Sunday’s
9:30 a.m. Liturgy
Servers: Linden & Sophia Pierce
Reader: Tanya Drew
Intercessions: Tanya Drew
Projectionist: Gary Graham
Sides people: Diane Clement
Altar Guild: Pam Hazen, Grace Bell, Tanya Drew, Mary Passmore
is on vacation for the next 2 Sundays - Aug 18 & 25. This
week, Aug 18th, we will have a Morning Prayer Service led by Bonnie McNally. The following Sunday, Aug 25th, we will
have a Holy Eucharist Service led by the Rev'd Canon Michael McKinley.
The Office will be closed August 21st & 22nd.
and cookies will be provided in the foyer after service by the children of God’s Garden.
is their ministry during the summer to their St Thomas family.
Gathering: Prayer and a Pint. The next gathering will be on Thursday September 5th at 7:15 PM in the council room.
We will move to the Glen for a pint and continued
ACW meeting: will be held on September 9th (the second Monday
of the month due to Labour Day) at 1:00 PM in the Council room.
All ladies of the parish are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served.
Church Yard Sale:
The St Thomas Yard Sale is on Aug 17th from 8 am to noon.
Corn Roast: Mark your calendars - we will be
having a corn roast on Saturday August 24 at 5:00 PM. For
ticket information contact the office.
Canon Michael's July 21 Homily and Rev. Lee's
Aug. 4th Homily are now online and can be viewed on our
website at Parish Communication/Homilies or by
Fundscrip: The next order will be going in on
Sunday, September 8th. Until the end of August! You can place orders whenever you
want and have them shipped to any Canadian address for the price of a regular stamp (only 96¢). This is a great
option that will allow you to keep ordering the gift cards you want and have them delivered directly to you.
Register online at https://www.fundscrip.com/support-a-group Our group invitation code is 86QQJ4 When you place your
order, just look for the 'shipping' field (in the order summary on the right) and the Direct Shipping Lettermail™
option will be available to you. Thanks for your continued support.Donations for Downtown shelters: Please hold
any donations, until September.
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