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:
Brenda Miller; Dolores Mitchell; Brian Moffatt; Marguerite Moore; Richard & Leslie
Morin; Cheryl Moyer; Karla & Jim Narraway; Doug Nettleton; Linda & Roger Noble.
We pray for the Sick and those in need of Healing:
Mary; Beryl; Rev. Paul Vice; Michael; John.
Assisting in Sunday’s
9:30 a.m. Liturgy
Chalice: Merilee Clarke
Server: Jackson Lambert
Reader: Lorna Graham
Intercessions: William Passmore
Projectionist: Pat McNally
Sides people: Pam & David Hazen
Prayer Ministry: William Passmore &
Altar Guild: Pam Hazen, Grace Bell, Tanya Drew, Mary Passmore There is NO regular coffee hour. Please grab a quick
coffee in the council room and return for our annual vestry meeting.
annual Vestry meeting will be held immediately following this Sunday's service at 9:30 am.
Upcoming Events at St Thomas:
February 25th Pancake
Dinner 5:00 PM
February 26th Ash Wednesday Service 7:00 PM
March 4th Games Morning 9:30 – 11:30 AM
March 5th Prayer & A Pint 7:15 PM
March 6th World Day of Prayer 1:00 PM at St Stephens Anglican
March 10th Healing Service 7:00 PM
March 11th Lenten Study begins
March 14th Open Table 4:30 PM
The deadline for submissions for the Lent/Easter People’s
Pulpit is March 16. You can email directly to:
Susan_Lomas@msn.com or submit to the church office.
The People’s Pulpit will be available March 29.
The upcoming Lenten Study will take place on March 11, 18, 25 and April
1 at 7:00 PM in the council room. More details to come
Games Morning: Please join us on Wednesday March 4th at 9:30 to play cards, or board games, The more the
merrier $1 to play
Men’s Gathering, Prayer and a Pint. Our next gathering will be on Thursday 5th of March at 7.15pm in the Council
room. Rev Lee will be leading our discussion. We will move to Hurley’s for a pint and continuous
conversation at @ 8pm.
you to everyone that submitted a vestry report and assisted with the preparations of our annual vestry package.
Fundscrip orders will be due on Sunday, March 1st.
Coffee & Chat: Please join us for a coffee and social hour at 9:30 in the council room on
Wednesday February 19th. For more information please contact Hilary at 613-836-1633
Lee's homily of February 16th is now on our website and can be viewed by
Our annual Vestry meeting will be held this Sunday, February 23rd,
following the one service at 9:30 AM.
Pastoral Care Training: The Basic course consists of 25 hours
of training on Mondays
(afternoon or evening), beginning on March 9th. Participants
will develop skills to help them
become “a compassionate and sustaining presence with others and to support one another in
ministry”. See the church bulletin board for more information. If you are interested in
participating contact Roy or Eleanor Baumgart 613-831-4564 or Rev. Lee.
The St Thomas ACW has begun collecting New items for our
friends in the North. New items only, please and all clothing
material and yarn should be wash and wear. Please click on the
following link to see the list of items wanted.
http://stthomasstittsville.ca/Bales for the North.html
Palm Crosses: Please bring your old palm crosses to be burned
for use on Ash Wednesday. Put them in the basket at the back
of the church until Sunday February 23rd. Thank you
A reminder: We have books for sale or borrowing in the parish
hall and council room as an ongoing project supporting the life and mission of St Thomas Church.
Please look for your next book.
We are looking for volunteers to join our counting team.
Please contact the office if
The Stittsville Food Bank is in need of our help. Items needed to re-stock their shelves:
canned chili; stews; coffee; tea; fruit cups; apple sauce; canned fruit; Habitant Pea soup; Chunky soups; hot
chocolate; mayonnaise; Cheez Whiz; canned tuna; cookies; cream of mushroom soup 10 oz; cookies; crackers; apple
juice (canned/bottles) toilet paper; shampoo; conditioner; toothpaste.
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