Announcements

 
 
Vacation Bible School - God's Garden, God's City
Registration now open - click here to read all about it!
 
 
 
Get to know everyone at St. Thomas

Host a Coffee Hour! If you haven't been a host or hostess before, ask a Coffee Hour veteran to serve with you so you can learn from a pro! Coffee Hour is a great way to get to know everyone at St. Thomas and socialize personally without facebook or twitter.

To sign up, look for the signup clipboard at Coffee Hour (will have spots for the next 2 months), or go to

Sign Up Genius.
Please contact Dan Marcinkevicius at danmarcinkevicius@gmail.com with
questions.
 
 
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Would you like to donate flowers to honor or remember a loved on?


St. Thomas' would love to celebrate with you that special person whom you love and honor (animals included) or a special occasion - like an anniversary. The 2017 Altar Flower Sign Up is now available. Sign up early to get the special date of your choice. Select your Sunday and add your dedication in the space provided. Altar Flowers are $25 per vase. Two vases are available each Sunday. Write a check to St. Thomas' and put "Altar Flowers" in the memo line. Sign up here. 
 
 
 
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Supporting the Congolese Family 
 
On August 17, 2016, a family of nine (Mom & Dad and seven sons) made the first step of their new life out of a refugee camp in Rwanda as they arrived in Richmond.  St. Thomas leads the coordinated effort of a group of Episcopal Churches who are working as their new neighbors in a world that is totally foreign to them - not just in language but in all the details of what is to us "regular" life in the USA.  Imagine the culture shock of our new friends! Just watch this video about what their life has been like.  Many thanks to the volunteers from St. Thomas who have donated furniture and helped this family set up their new home, and now offer visits and friendship on a daily basis.  
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EPIC Moms  (Episcopal Parishes in Community to support Moms) is a gathering for moms of children infancy to elementary school. This program is sponsored by the Episcopal church, but open to all moms. Get to know other women across Richmond, share the joys and challenges of parenting, and hear and discuss great speakers on topics such as early literacy, spirituality with children, and meditation for kids and moms. Starting Tuesday, September 22nd, we will have regular meetings two Tuesdays a month from 9:30-11:30 that include breakfast, fellowship, speakers, and occasional crafts. Safe, clean, on-site childcare will always be provided. 2nd Tuesday meetings will take place at St. Paul’s downtown (815 E Grace St Richmond, VA 23219) and 4th Tuesday meetings will take place at Christ Church, Glen Allen (5000 Pouncey Tract Road, Glen Allen, VA 23059). Registration is $65/semester or $120/year. Scholarships are available on request and anyone can try out one meeting for free. For more information, to register, or to RSVP for our kickoff meeting, please email Michele Burt at micheleburt@gmail.com.