Please continue to join us online for our
weekly Sunday services. They can be found on our website and Facebook page and on YouTube.
Our People's Warden, Dave Hazen is hosting a Virtual Evening Prayer
service on Zoom on Mondays at 7:30 PM. He is also hosting a Virtual Coffee hour on Sunday's at 11:00 AM.
If you are interested in attending either or both of these Zoom meetings, please email Dave Hazen at:
Based on the
Diocesan plan we expect to re-open for Service on Sunday the 6 of September. Right now, Rev. Lee and the
wardens David Hazen & Ryan Dallaway are working to provide direction on how to safely resume services. Please direct
any comments or suggestions to the wardens at this time. More information will be provided in August, but
parishioners should note that there will be changes required to the structure of our services throughout the
pandemic period. We would also like to stress that we will continue to have an online presence including the
regular posting of services throughout the fall.
The Church office will be closed for the week beginning Sunday Aug.
2. We will be back in the office on Tuesday August 11th.
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
St Thomas has started collecting items for our
church yard sale. Please bring items to
the Narthex. PLEASE CALL ahead of dropping items off to ensure someone is here
to receive them. The Date for the yard sale is TBD please stay tuned for more details.
The church yard sale is tentatively
planned for September 19. This is dependent on the movement to the AMBER stage prior to the event. Items
for the St Thomas yard sale can be dropped off at the church at the Main Street Entrance. Please Call before
Your Fundraising committee is working to put together a St Thomas
Cook Book. Please send us recipes, you would like to share with us.
This week in our parish family we pray for:
Wendy Timms; Immo, Robin & Sophie Tilgner; Carl, Alain, Kurt, Marcus, Alli & Jacqueline Tilgner; Pete & Denise
We pray for the sick and those in need of healing:
Mary; Michael; Peter; Delene; Lil; Ryan; Reta; Diane
Readings for Sunday August 2, 2020 1st Reading Genesis 32:22-31
2nd Reading Romans: 9:1-5
Gospel Matthew 14:13-21
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