Please read the 'welcome back during
the amber stage brochure' which can be viewed by
This week in our parish family we pray for:
Ken & Lesley Andrews;
Wayne & Bev Ashford;
We pray for the sick and those in need of healing:
Michael; Peter; Ryan; Reta; Diane; Robert
Readings for Sunday September 6, 2020 1st Reading Exodus 12:1-14
2nd Reading Romans 13:8-14
Gospel Matthew 18:15-20
We are re-opening our doors for Sunday worship on Sunday September 6th at 9:30.
We would also like to stress that we will continue to have an online presence including the regular
posting of services throughout the fall. Please note that online services will be posted after our in-person service
Flowers for re-opening donated by Cal and Susan Chapman
to remind us that the Lord gives us these times of joy. Given In Loving memory of Jack Fair.
A short instructional video is available on our website; Facebook; and YouTube sites.
Please watch it to give you an idea of what to expect, on September 6th Please also see the welcome back brochure
attached to this email.
The Thanksgiving edition of the
People’s Pulpit is in the works. Deadlines for submissions is Friday, September 18. Please email your
Susan_Lomas@msn.com. If you have any questions please call me on my cell phone at 1-819-443-2160. Please
consider telling us how your summer went. How are you doing in general with the changes in our lifestyle?
The September Fundscrip order will be placed on Sunday September 6th the
promotions this month are: Walmart and the Ultimate Dining Card.
The repainting of the lines in the parking lot has been rescheduled to Saturday September
The church outdoor yard sale is tentatively planned for September 19. Items for
the St Thomas yard sale can be dropped off at the church at the Main Street Entrance. Please Call before dropping
Your Fundraising team is collecting recipes for a St Thomas Cookbook that they
hope to develop in the fall of 2020.
Topic: St. Thomas Virtual Coffee Hour
Time: Sundays 11:00-12:00
Meeting ID: 830 9269 6492
Dial by your location: 1 587 328 1099 Canada; or 1 647 374 4685 Canada; or 1 647 558 0588 Canada
Meeting ID: 830 9269 6492
There is no virtual evening prayer session on Monday.
We are rehabilitating the patch of ground that was used several years ago
as the "children's garden." The
space is being tilled and will be seeded for grass. To this end, Pete Torunski is looking to borrow, for a few weeks,
enough burlap to cover the seed. If you have have some that you can loan him please get in touch, either directly or
through the church office.
Rev. Lee is creating a
video service each Sunday morning
that we can all watch on our
It can be viewed on our
website by clicking on the following link:
Our People's Warden, Dave Hazen is hosting a Virtual Coffee hour on Sunday's at 11:00 AM.
If you are interested in attending these Zoom meetings, please email Dave Hazen at:
Free cloth facemasks are still available
..... to anyone who doesn’t already have one, to those whose mask (especially the elastic) is wearing out, and to
anyone who feels they would simply like a second mask. Contact Nicole at the office or Bonnie McNally at
We pray for
all nurses, doctors, and frontline workers.
We pray for
our government and those making decisions to keep us safe and healthy during these unprecedented times.
We pray for
the all those who are Sick and those in need of Healing, in our parish and around the world.
We pray for
all those who have lost loved ones during the covid-19 pandemic.
If you are in need anything,
please remember the Church office is open during the week. We might not always be in the office, sometimes we are
working from home. We have a locked door policy at the church right now. Please ring the doorbell on the door at the
Main Street entrance.
We have a dedicated group of individuals who are willing to help
those in need of getting groceries, and prescriptions. If you don’t have a support system and would like some help,
please call the church office at 613-836-5741 or outside of the office hours contact one of our Wardens. Ryan
613-612-6509 or Dave 613-831-3093
Thank you to everyone that made donations for the Stittsville Food
Bank. St Thomas has given them almost $400 to date.
They are sill in need of our help. Items are greatly needed to re-stock their shelves. If you
have items to donate please bring them to the church on Tuesday Morning we will place a basket outside and have them
collect it later in the week
If you are in need anything please remember the
Church is still open during the week, please call 613-836-5741
or outside of the office hours contact one of our Wardens.
Their contact info is:
The Stittsville Food Bank is in need of our help.
They are always looking for non perishables however during covid-19 they are in need of perishables. Please look
online at www.stittsvillefoodbank.ca to see how you can help. They
are still accepting non-perishables at the grocery stores in Stittsville.
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