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
Parish Family: Bill & Nona Steadman; Lyall, Kim &
Sydney Steele; Jerry & Sylvia Stephens; Lyle & Linda Stevenson; Gloria Stewart; Jennifer & Anna Stipetic; Nancy
We pray for the Sick
and those in need of Healing: Pat, Daisy, Nancy,
Nicholas, Giuliano, Laura, Elisabeth, Sarah, John, James, Dilys, Lyall, Marion, Bev, Lizeth, Cyril, Al, Judy, Molly,
Gloria, Suzanne & Bishop John.
Chalice: William Passmore
Reader: Tara MacDougall
Intercessions: Robin Tilgner
Projectionist: Gary Graham
Sides people: John Bottriell & Heather Sullivan
Prayer Ministry: Mary Passmore
Altar Guild: Arlene Simonovich, Beth Barden, Sylvia Stephens
We Thank God for the life
of Don Gillen, St Thomas’ organist for 35 years, and ask for
God’s comfort for Don’s family. Rest eternal grant to him, O Lord. And let light perpetual shine upon him.
At the end of this week’s services Rev. Lee will be saying prayers for Don.
The family of Don Gillen will be holding a memorial service in the Spring. Details will be made available as soon as
Please join us for a light
breakfast and fellowship in the Church Hall following the 8:30 service.
Please join us for coffee
or tea and fellowship in the Church Hall following the 10:30 Liturgy.
Our hosts this morning are Susan & Stephen Dow.
Prayer Ministry for healing or other concerns is available in the prayer nook at the back of the church during the time of Communion.
Annual Vestry Meeting will be February 24th, following the one service at 9:30 AM.
The vestry report has been emailed to parishioners. If you
would like a printed copy, please contact the office.
Gathering, Prayer and a Pint. Our next gathering will be on
Thursday February 21 at 7.15pm in the Council room. We will move to The Glen for a pint and continued conversation.
Crosses: Please bring your old palm crosses to the Church.
These are to be burned for Ash Wednesday. Put them in the basket at the back of the Church by March 3rd. Thanks
Night: On Saturday March 2nd at 6:30 PM. Please join us at
St. Thomas for a fun, competitive trivia night.
Fundscript: Next Order will be going in on Sunday March 3rd.
Orders forms are available in the Narthex. The church
receives a 24% return on all orders. Orders need to be returned to the church by Tuesday March 12th. Pick up will
begin the following week. Please pay for your cheese when picking up your order.
Coffee & Chat Social:
Please join us for a social at 10:00 AM in the council room on Wednesday
February 20th for a coffee hour. Everyone is welcome. For more information please contact Pam Hazen 613-831-3093
4:30 pm 2nd Saturday monthly (except July & August)
Chat Social 10:00 am 3rd Wednesday
Study 7:00 pm Wednesdays (if there is no Wed service at
Breakfast 3rd Sunday following 8:30 am service
Wine, Women & Words Book Club
one service at 9:30 am followed by Vestry
Ash Wednesday service
April 15 -
looking for new projectionists for both the 8:30 and 10:30 services.
If you think you would like to try this ministry, please contact Gary
Graham at 613-963-9661l. Complete training will be provided. It is a fairly easy job, especially after you have done
it a few times and are used to what is required.
Readers Needed: We are looking for additional people willing
to participate in Sunday services, either as readers, intercessors, or lay ministers.
If you feel you are called to help, please contact the church office at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 613-836-5741.
Stittsville Food Bank: Items in somewhat short supply. Large
apple juice, mayonnaise, condiments, Cheez Whiz, Hamburger Helper, chilli – cans, stew – cans, rice, potatoes – cans
or boxes, fruit cups, apple sauce jars & cups, pancake syrup, jams, coffee/tea, hot chocolate, crackers, cookies,
toilet paper, Kleenex, any gluten-free items, sanitary products for men & women.
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