St. Thomas’s Annual Bazaar Committee is looking for volunteers to bake cookies and to help set up for the Bazaar. To volunteer to bake cookies, please sign up on the sheet posted on the Great Hall door. This year, Bazaar visitors will be able to do a “cookie walk” to create their own cookie tray! Please sign up in the next two weeks to bake cookies. To volunteer to set up for the Annual Bazaar, simply show up in the Great Hall on Thursday, November 29 beginning at 10 a.m.
Mark your calendars now for St. Thomas’s Annual Bazaar to be held on Friday, November 30 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturday, December 1 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. You will find unique holiday crafts (many under $10), fresh baked goods, a cookie walk selection, quarts of homemade soups, St. Thomas’s t-shirts and hoodies, second-hand Christmas decorations, and exclusive new items. On Saturday, there will be a Breakfast Buffet available for purchase from 9 – 10:30 a.m. On Friday and Saturday, join us for lunch, which may be purchased between 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
All proceeds from the Annual Bazaar go to St. Thomas’s Outreach Ministries.
St. Thomas’s Annual Bazaar is open to the public. Feel free to share our flyer.
Visit St. Thomas’s Annual Bazaar to be held on Friday, November 30 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturday, December 1 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. You will find unique holiday crafts (many under $10), fresh baked goods, a cookie walk selection, quarts of homemade soups, St. Thomas’s t-shirts and hoodies, second-hand Christmas decorations, and exclusive new items. On Saturday there will be a Breakfast Buffet available for purchase from 9 – 10:30 a.m. On Friday and Saturday, join us for lunch, which may be purchased between 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. All proceeds from the Annual Bazaar go to St. Thomas’s Outreach Ministries.
This coming Sunday is the first Sunday of the month so all of the non-pledge cash and change placed in the collection plates will be directed to the Discretionary Fund. Checks made payable to “St. Thomas” with “Discretionary Fund” written in the memo line are also welcome.
The Discretionary Fund provides confidential assistance for our friends and neighbors in financial need. No donation is too small. The funds are paid directly to the vendor such as the electric company or landlord. Your donation allows St. Thomas’s to be a source of light to those in need who are struggling in a world that is often dark.
Annual Hayride and Bonfire is on Saturday, November 10, 2018.
Please try to arrive by 5:30 p.m. The wagons leave promptly at 6:00 p.m.
$15 per adult and $8 per child. 5 and under are free!
There is a sign up sheet hung on the door in the lobby. Please let us know if you plan to come! If you decide at the last minute to come, come on! Just bring your payment with you! We will provide the hot dogs, cider, water and S’more fixins.
Location: Milburn Orchards, 1495 Appleton Rd, Elkton, MD 21921
Use the special parking lot designated for Bonfires, NOT the farm market parking lot. This is where your group will gather, the tractor driver will pick you up and drop you off at the end of the evening. The Farm Yard is off limits after dark so it is extremely important to use the correct parking area. For a printable map and directions to Milburn Orchards, please visit www.milburnorchards.com.
Any questions, contact Kelly Tompkins.
Don’t forget Sunday is the first Sunday in October and the plate offering (bills and coins) will be given to the Rector’s Discretionary Fund. This Fund helps those in need in our parish and our community.
Please give generously of your dollars and coins. If you wish to write a check, please note Rector’s Discretionary Fund in the memo line.
Thanks for helping.
The signup sheet for providing meals for our Episcopal Campus Ministry is posted next to the name tag table in the Great Hall.
Please prayerfully consider signing up to bring the meal for them on a Wednesday between now and December 5.
Ladies Night for Oct., Nov. & Dec. will be on the 12th of the month at 6 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 12 Applebee’s Grill & Bar (Suburban Shopping Center)
Monday Nov. 12 Skipjack Dining (401 Louviers Shopping Center)
Wednesday Dec. 12 Taverna (Main Street Newark)
The Property Committee will meet again on Thursday, October 11 at 12:00. We need additional members to coordinate maintenance and repairs around the building and grounds. If you help take care of your own home you can help us take care of our second home – St. Thomas’s. We look forward to seeing you!
Blue Hen Bounty, ECM’s and St. Thomas’ food pantry for U of D students, is in need of food for the fall semester-especially instant food like Easy Mac, canned tuna, and other instant one-serve meals, snacks such as crackers and granola bars, and non-perishable breakfast foods. Please bring your contributions to the stage in the Great Hall.