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Monday, December 9 6:30 AM  –    7:30 AM

Serenity at Sunrise- AA Meeting

Meets in the Classroom.

St. Thomas’s provides hospitality to six AA/12 Step Groups.

Serenity at Sunrise is an apt name for this group as they meet at the beginning of the day, 6:30 a.m. to be exact. Under the AA umbrella are groups for teens and family members of the addicted to help them in supporting their loved one’s sobriety. Alcoholic Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Monday, December 9 7:30 PM  –    9:30 PM

Scottish Country Dancers- RSCDS class

Meets in the Great Hall.
Scottish Country Dancing is a wonderful pastime and is great exercise for mind and body. Although originating in Scotland, you will find clubs and classes in most countries around the globe. Scottish Country Dancing is very much a social activity and, unlike many other types of dancing, dancers are encouraged to dance with different people, so that couples who do come along, will dance mostly with other dancers and it is therefore most definitely not a requirement to come to a class with a partner. We are a friendly group of dancers and give a warm welcome to new members!

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Tuesday, December 10 6:30 AM  –    7:30 AM

Serenity at Sunrise- AA Meeting

Meets in the Classroom.

St. Thomas’s provides hospitality to six AA/12 Step Groups.

Serenity at Sunrise is an apt name for this group as they meet at the beginning of the day, 6:30 a.m. to be exact. Under the AA umbrella are groups for teens and family members of the addicted to help them in supporting their loved one’s sobriety. Alcoholic Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Tuesday, December 10 2:00 PM  –    3:30 PM

Girl Scout Troop 513

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Tuesday, December 10 5:00 PM  –    8:00 PM

AIDS Delaware Test Site- free, confidential HIV testing

AIDS Delaware’s mission is to support those living with HIV/AIDS in Delaware and to prevent the spread of HIV through comprehensive services, education, and advocacy. AIDS Delaware is the State of Delaware’s first and largest AIDS Service Organization (ASO). The agency was founded in 1984 by a group of concerned volunteer activists addressing the needs of the emerging AIDS community in our state. Over the last 30 years, AIDS Delaware has become Delaware’s premier ASO working for the health of the human family.

Know Your Status. Get Tested! Free, confidential HIV testing is available. Testing is recommended for anyone who is sexually active, uses needles to inject drugs or hormones, or has been treated for a sexually transmitted infection. You will learn your results in minutes. HIV doesn’t discriminate. Know your status! Get tested!

Nights and weekends are available by appointment only, call 302.652.6776.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Tuesday, December 10 6:00 PM  –    7:00 PM

Girl Scout Troop 719

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Tuesday, December 10 7:00 PM  –    9:00 PM

UD Ballroom Dancers- public class


Meets in the Great Hall


Classes are $15 for students and $35 for non-students (for the whole four-week session).

What if I have no dance experience?
Don't worry, most people are beginners. We tailor each class to fit the level of the participants.

What do I wear?
Any comfortable clothing will do. We do ask that you wear comfortable shoes that are securely attached to your feet. Anything that has a tendency to slip off is potentially dangerous. For women, heels are alright if you are comfortable in them, but under 3" is preferred. If you don't feel comfortable wearing heels, flats or sneakers are fine.

How do I register for a public class?
Just show up 10 to 15 minutes early for the first class of the session. The beginning of each session can be found on the calendar. We will ask you to submit your payment and fill out a short contact information sheet for our records in case of emergency cancellations.

If I come with a partner will I be dancing with him/her the entire time?
We encourage rotation of partners during class because it helps the learning process; however, it is not required.
Meets in the Great Hall.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Tuesday, December 10 8:00 PM  –    9:00 PM

KIS- AA Meeting

K(eep) I(t) S(imple) AA meeting:
Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Wednesday, December 11 6:30 AM  –    7:30 AM

Serenity at Sunrise- AA Meeting

Meets in the Classroom.

St. Thomas’s provides hospitality to six AA/12 Step Groups.

Serenity at Sunrise is an apt name for this group as they meet at the beginning of the day, 6:30 a.m. to be exact. Under the AA umbrella are groups for teens and family members of the addicted to help them in supporting their loved one’s sobriety. Alcoholic Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Wednesday, December 11 10:30 AM  –    11:30 AM

Lectionary Bible Study- discuss upcoming lessons

Meets in the Classroom

A relaxed and friendly group meets to discuss the lessons for the following Sunday. Come every week or drop in when you can for some new perspectives on familiar stories, and maybe some speculation about where the sermon will go!

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Wednesday, December 11 4:00 PM  –    5:00 PM

Blue Hen Bounty food pantry for students

if you or anyone you know is food insecure and cannot provide ample nutrition for themselves, please come to the student food closet any Wednesday from 4-5 p.m. at St. Thomas's Parish located at 276 S. College Ave. (directly across from Student Health).

We have collected many donated food products that we will hand out to those students in need. All that we ask is you bring your student ID for verification and then we will provide you with whatever amount of food you are in need of.

If you have any questions or cannot make the designated time and would like to set up an appointment, please contact the church office. Please help us spread the word!

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Wednesday, December 11 5:30 PM  –    7:30 PM

ECM- UD Episcopal Campus Ministry

Meets in the Great Hall

Episcopal Campus Ministry (ECM) is a place where our college-age students explore and live spirituality in community with other students, faculty, staff and parishioners. Through service projects, regional and national events, and weekly gatherings, they connect to the world and to one another. There is always food and fun, time to worship and time to just hang out.

ECM students meet on Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. for Evening Prayer and then enjoy dinner prepared by parishioners at 6:00 p.m. All are welcome!

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Wednesday, December 11 6:00 PM  –    7:00 PM

Centering Prayer

Meets in the Parlor

Be still and know that I am God. Psalm 46:10
Centering Prayer is a method designed to facilitate the development of Contemplative Prayer by preparing our body, mind, and spirit to receive this gift. For more information contact Joe Corsello: 302- 69-0330 or jmcorsello@gmail.com. Meets in Parlor.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Wednesday, December 11 8:00 PM  –    9:30 PM

Young Adult AA Meeting - South College Speakers

Meets in the Great Hall. South College Speakers is an AA meeting for young people who are battling alcohol addiction. Alcoholics Anonymous is an international mutual aid fellowship whose stated purpose is to enable its members to "stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve sobriety." It was founded in 1935 by Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith in Akron, Ohio. With other early members, Bill Wilson and Bob Smith developed AA's Twelve Step program of spiritual and character development. AA's initial Twelve Traditions were introduced in 1946 to help the fellowship be stable and unified while disengaged from "outside issues" and influences.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Thursday, December 12 6:30 AM  –    7:30 AM

Serenity at Sunrise- AA Meeting

Meets in the Classroom.

St. Thomas’s provides hospitality to six AA/12 Step Groups.

Serenity at Sunrise is an apt name for this group as they meet at the beginning of the day, 6:30 a.m. to be exact. Under the AA umbrella are groups for teens and family members of the addicted to help them in supporting their loved one’s sobriety. Alcoholic Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Thursday, December 12 10:15 AM  –    11:15 AM

Newark Music Makers- children's music class


Meets in the Undercroft.

The Musikgarten classes offered at Newark Music Makers are designed to nurture the child’s music aptitude by engaging children and their families in singing and movement activities which help attune the ear, refine the voice,and develop a rhythmic body through which music can be expressed. Additionally,instrumental activities are part of the program, ranging from playing simple rhythm instruments such as sticks and drums for babies and toddlers to playing keyboards for older children.

Musikgarten is the only program that offers curricula for newborns through group piano instruction. It is based on a keen understanding of how children learn, in both a general sense and, specifically, how they learn music.

As you familiarize yourself with our class offerings and learn more about Musikgarten,we look forward to answering your questions and welcoming your family into our music studio.

All the best,
Elizabeth Stevens, DMA
Owner/Teacher
Newark Music Makers

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Thursday, December 12 7:30 PM  –    9:00 PM

Saint Gregory Choir- adult choir practice


The St. Gregory Choir is comprised of adults in our parish 16 years and older, and supports the congregation in singing at the 10:30 a.m. worship service throughout the year. They also offer specially prepared anthems each Sunday, and lead the congregation in special musical liturgies during the year.
Contact Marc Cheban, Organist and Choir Director, at a1b2celeste@yahoo.com or 302-378-4287.
Meets in the Music Room.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Thursday, December 12 7:30 PM  –    10:00 PM

Bluegrass/Old-Time Jam

meets in the Undercroft

A bluegrass/old-time acoustic jam, open to all, held quarterly on the second Thursday of the month.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Friday, December 13 6:30 AM  –    7:30 AM

Serenity at Sunrise- AA Meeting

Meets in the Classroom.

St. Thomas’s provides hospitality to six AA/12 Step Groups.

Serenity at Sunrise is an apt name for this group as they meet at the beginning of the day, 6:30 a.m. to be exact. Under the AA umbrella are groups for teens and family members of the addicted to help them in supporting their loved one’s sobriety. Alcoholic Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Friday, December 13 12:00 PM  –    1:00 PM

Al-Anon AFG- Reaching for Personal Freedom


Meets in the Classroom
"AFG" stands for "Al-Anon Family Groups." Since alcoholism is a family disease, the Al-Anon Family Groups are organized to hold regular meetings to help people deal with the effects of alcoholism.
Every Friday an Al-Anon Group meets here. Members start with the question: “How can I help my problem drinker quit drinking?” Meetings are on Fridays at 12 noon in the Undercroft. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something to help someone they care about with his or her drinking problem.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Friday, December 13 6:30 PM  –    7:30 PM

Women's AA

Meets in the Undercroft.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Sunday, December 15 8:00 AM  –    9:00 AM

Holy Eucharist Rite I

All are welcome. St. Thomas’s is a diverse community of young and old, different races, languages, and nationalities, cradle Episcopalians and those new to our tradition. We are conservative and liberal, single and married and partnered, socially active, spiritually reflective, deeply committed to being the Gospel in our community, our diocese, and our world. Our parish strives to be a safe and inclusive community of worship that welcomes everyone as a child of God, and values everyone’s ministry in the Church and the world.

Our mission statement: Nourished at Christ’s table and stepping forward in faith, we are instruments of God’s love, serving our parish family, the University of Delaware, our community, and God’s creation.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Sunday, December 15 9:00 AM  –    10:15 AM

Youth Confirmation

Meets in the Undercroft. All youth in 7th and 8th grade or who are at least 12 years of age are invited to join the Confirmation Class for a spirit-filled journey centered around worship, learning, service, witness and fellowship. There will be loads of prayerful dialogue, laughter and fun, too! Confirmation completes our baptism and is the sacramental rite in which we express a mature commitment to Christ, culminating with the laying on of hands by the bishop. Youth Confirmation classes are held on Sundays at 9 – 10:15 a.m. from Sept. to May, and include a pilgrimage to The Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City. Contact Teri Quinn Gray (tquinngray@verizon.net) and Bob Rys (bobrys05@gmail.com) for more information.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 South College Avenue, Newark, DE, United States (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 South College Avenue, Newark, DE, United States)
Sunday, December 15 9:15 AM  –    10:15 AM

The Parlor Class- adult christian education

A faithful group with the motto: "Remeber that Jesus came to take away your sins, not your mind." Join in as we read texts, watch videos, and talk about all manner of questions and issues relating to faith and life. All are always welcome.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Sunday, December 15 9:15 AM  –    12:00 PM

The Creche Nursery (Birth to 3 years)


Meets in the Undercroft. 

Childcare for children birth-3 years
See info at stthomasparish.org/educ.....ries/

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Sunday, December 15 9:15 AM  –    11:15 AM

Children's Worship (3 years to 6th grade)

Begins with Breakfast Club in the great hall Classroom from 9:30-9:45.  Then, the children go down to the undercroft classrooms for fellowship and instruction.  See info at stthomasparish.org/educ.....ries/

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Sunday, December 15 10:30 AM  –    12:00 PM

Holy Eucharist Rite II

All are welcome. St. Thomas’s is a diverse community of young and old, different races, languages, and nationalities, cradle Episcopalians and those new to our tradition. We are conservative and liberal, single and married and partnered, socially active, spiritually reflective, deeply committed to being the Gospel in our community, our diocese, and our world. Our parish strives to be a safe and inclusive community of worship that welcomes everyone as a child of God, and values everyone’s ministry in the Church and the world.

Our mission statement: Nourished at Christ’s table and stepping forward in faith, we are instruments of God’s love, serving our parish family, the University of Delaware, our community, and God’s creation.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Sunday, December 15 12:00 PM  –    2:00 PM

Coffee Hour Speakers: Dorothy Thayne, Icons: Windows to Heaven

meeting in the Great Hall

open to ALL

Artist and teacher Dorothy Thayne has been producing icons and helping others to understand their beauty and meaning for 25 years. She will guide us on a tour of the artistic process and, just in time for Christmas, focus on the symbolism of icons of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the infant Jesus.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Sunday, December 15 12:30 PM  –    2:00 PM

Vestry meeting

Meets in the Parlor.

276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Sunday, December 15 2:00 PM  –    3:30 PM

Girl Scout Troop 513

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Sunday, December 15 7:00 PM  –    9:00 PM

UD Ballroom Dancers- public class


Meets in the Great Hall


Classes are $15 for students and $35 for non-students (for the whole four-week session).

What if I have no dance experience?
Don't worry, most people are beginners. We tailor each class to fit the level of the participants.

What do I wear?
Any comfortable clothing will do. We do ask that you wear comfortable shoes that are securely attached to your feet. Anything that has a tendency to slip off is potentially dangerous. For women, heels are alright if you are comfortable in them, but under 3" is preferred. If you don't feel comfortable wearing heels, flats or sneakers are fine.

How do I register for a public class?
Just show up 10 to 15 minutes early for the first class of the session. The beginning of each session can be found on the calendar. We will ask you to submit your payment and fill out a short contact information sheet for our records in case of emergency cancellations.

If I come with a partner will I be dancing with him/her the entire time?
We encourage rotation of partners during class because it helps the learning process; however, it is not required.
Meets in the Great Hall.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Monday, December 16 6:30 AM  –    7:30 AM

Serenity at Sunrise- AA Meeting

Meets in the Classroom.

St. Thomas’s provides hospitality to six AA/12 Step Groups.

Serenity at Sunrise is an apt name for this group as they meet at the beginning of the day, 6:30 a.m. to be exact. Under the AA umbrella are groups for teens and family members of the addicted to help them in supporting their loved one’s sobriety. Alcoholic Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Monday, December 16 7:30 PM  –    9:30 PM

Scottish Country Dancers- RSCDS class

Meets in the Great Hall.
Scottish Country Dancing is a wonderful pastime and is great exercise for mind and body. Although originating in Scotland, you will find clubs and classes in most countries around the globe. Scottish Country Dancing is very much a social activity and, unlike many other types of dancing, dancers are encouraged to dance with different people, so that couples who do come along, will dance mostly with other dancers and it is therefore most definitely not a requirement to come to a class with a partner. We are a friendly group of dancers and give a warm welcome to new members!

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Tuesday, December 17 6:30 AM  –    7:30 AM

Serenity at Sunrise- AA Meeting

Meets in the Classroom.

St. Thomas’s provides hospitality to six AA/12 Step Groups.

Serenity at Sunrise is an apt name for this group as they meet at the beginning of the day, 6:30 a.m. to be exact. Under the AA umbrella are groups for teens and family members of the addicted to help them in supporting their loved one’s sobriety. Alcoholic Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Tuesday, December 17 2:00 PM  –    3:30 PM

Girl Scout Troop 513

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Tuesday, December 17 5:00 PM  –    8:00 PM

AIDS Delaware Test Site- free, confidential HIV testing

AIDS Delaware’s mission is to support those living with HIV/AIDS in Delaware and to prevent the spread of HIV through comprehensive services, education, and advocacy. AIDS Delaware is the State of Delaware’s first and largest AIDS Service Organization (ASO). The agency was founded in 1984 by a group of concerned volunteer activists addressing the needs of the emerging AIDS community in our state. Over the last 30 years, AIDS Delaware has become Delaware’s premier ASO working for the health of the human family.

Know Your Status. Get Tested! Free, confidential HIV testing is available. Testing is recommended for anyone who is sexually active, uses needles to inject drugs or hormones, or has been treated for a sexually transmitted infection. You will learn your results in minutes. HIV doesn’t discriminate. Know your status! Get tested!

Nights and weekends are available by appointment only, call 302.652.6776.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Tuesday, December 17 6:00 PM  –    7:00 PM

Finance Ministry

Meets in the Parlor.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Tuesday, December 17 6:00 PM  –    7:00 PM

Girl Scout Troop 719

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Tuesday, December 17 7:00 PM  –    9:00 PM

UD Ballroom Dancers- public class


Meets in the Great Hall


Classes are $15 for students and $35 for non-students (for the whole four-week session).

What if I have no dance experience?
Don't worry, most people are beginners. We tailor each class to fit the level of the participants.

What do I wear?
Any comfortable clothing will do. We do ask that you wear comfortable shoes that are securely attached to your feet. Anything that has a tendency to slip off is potentially dangerous. For women, heels are alright if you are comfortable in them, but under 3" is preferred. If you don't feel comfortable wearing heels, flats or sneakers are fine.

How do I register for a public class?
Just show up 10 to 15 minutes early for the first class of the session. The beginning of each session can be found on the calendar. We will ask you to submit your payment and fill out a short contact information sheet for our records in case of emergency cancellations.

If I come with a partner will I be dancing with him/her the entire time?
We encourage rotation of partners during class because it helps the learning process; however, it is not required.
Meets in the Great Hall.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Tuesday, December 17 8:00 PM  –    9:00 PM

KIS- AA Meeting

K(eep) I(t) S(imple) AA meeting:
Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Wednesday, December 18 6:30 AM  –    7:30 AM

Serenity at Sunrise- AA Meeting

Meets in the Classroom.

St. Thomas’s provides hospitality to six AA/12 Step Groups.

Serenity at Sunrise is an apt name for this group as they meet at the beginning of the day, 6:30 a.m. to be exact. Under the AA umbrella are groups for teens and family members of the addicted to help them in supporting their loved one’s sobriety. Alcoholic Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Wednesday, December 18 10:30 AM  –    11:30 AM

Lectionary Bible Study- discuss upcoming lessons

Meets in the Classroom

A relaxed and friendly group meets to discuss the lessons for the following Sunday. Come every week or drop in when you can for some new perspectives on familiar stories, and maybe some speculation about where the sermon will go!

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Wednesday, December 18 4:00 PM  –    5:00 PM

Blue Hen Bounty food pantry for students

if you or anyone you know is food insecure and cannot provide ample nutrition for themselves, please come to the student food closet any Wednesday from 4-5 p.m. at St. Thomas's Parish located at 276 S. College Ave. (directly across from Student Health).

We have collected many donated food products that we will hand out to those students in need. All that we ask is you bring your student ID for verification and then we will provide you with whatever amount of food you are in need of.

If you have any questions or cannot make the designated time and would like to set up an appointment, please contact the church office. Please help us spread the word!

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Wednesday, December 18 5:30 PM  –    7:30 PM

ECM- UD Episcopal Campus Ministry

Meets in the Great Hall

Episcopal Campus Ministry (ECM) is a place where our college-age students explore and live spirituality in community with other students, faculty, staff and parishioners. Through service projects, regional and national events, and weekly gatherings, they connect to the world and to one another. There is always food and fun, time to worship and time to just hang out.

ECM students meet on Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. for Evening Prayer and then enjoy dinner prepared by parishioners at 6:00 p.m. All are welcome!

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Wednesday, December 18 6:00 PM  –    7:30 PM

Ladies Night Out

This is a fun time for the women of our parish to come together to share a meal. Dinner is once a month on the 18th, and the location varies. Sometimes it's a small group of 3 or 4 and other times it can grow to more than 15. The conversation is always amazing.

RSVP to Sue Houghton (so she can reserve an appropriate size table)
302.650.3850
mshoughton@verizon.net

Skipjack Dining, 401 Louviers Dr, Newark, DE 19711, USA (Skipjack Dining, 401 Louviers Dr, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Wednesday, December 18 6:00 PM  –    7:00 PM

Centering Prayer

Meets in the Parlor

Be still and know that I am God. Psalm 46:10
Centering Prayer is a method designed to facilitate the development of Contemplative Prayer by preparing our body, mind, and spirit to receive this gift. For more information contact Joe Corsello: 302- 69-0330 or jmcorsello@gmail.com. Meets in Parlor.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Wednesday, December 18 8:00 PM  –    9:30 PM

Young Adult AA Meeting - South College Speakers

Meets in the Great Hall. South College Speakers is an AA meeting for young people who are battling alcohol addiction. Alcoholics Anonymous is an international mutual aid fellowship whose stated purpose is to enable its members to "stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve sobriety." It was founded in 1935 by Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith in Akron, Ohio. With other early members, Bill Wilson and Bob Smith developed AA's Twelve Step program of spiritual and character development. AA's initial Twelve Traditions were introduced in 1946 to help the fellowship be stable and unified while disengaged from "outside issues" and influences.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Thursday, December 19 6:30 AM  –    7:30 AM

Serenity at Sunrise- AA Meeting

Meets in the Classroom.

St. Thomas’s provides hospitality to six AA/12 Step Groups.

Serenity at Sunrise is an apt name for this group as they meet at the beginning of the day, 6:30 a.m. to be exact. Under the AA umbrella are groups for teens and family members of the addicted to help them in supporting their loved one’s sobriety. Alcoholic Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Thursday, December 19 4:00 PM  –    5:00 PM

Staff Meeting

Meets in the Classroom.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Thursday, December 19 7:00 PM  –    8:00 PM

Worship Ministry

Meets in the Parlor.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Thursday, December 19 7:30 PM  –    9:00 PM

Saint Gregory Choir- adult choir practice


The St. Gregory Choir is comprised of adults in our parish 16 years and older, and supports the congregation in singing at the 10:30 a.m. worship service throughout the year. They also offer specially prepared anthems each Sunday, and lead the congregation in special musical liturgies during the year.
Contact Marc Cheban, Organist and Choir Director, at a1b2celeste@yahoo.com or 302-378-4287.
Meets in the Music Room.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Friday, December 20 6:30 AM  –    7:30 AM

Serenity at Sunrise- AA Meeting

Meets in the Classroom.

St. Thomas’s provides hospitality to six AA/12 Step Groups.

Serenity at Sunrise is an apt name for this group as they meet at the beginning of the day, 6:30 a.m. to be exact. Under the AA umbrella are groups for teens and family members of the addicted to help them in supporting their loved one’s sobriety. Alcoholic Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Friday, December 20 12:00 PM  –    1:00 PM

Al-Anon AFG- Reaching for Personal Freedom


Meets in the Classroom
"AFG" stands for "Al-Anon Family Groups." Since alcoholism is a family disease, the Al-Anon Family Groups are organized to hold regular meetings to help people deal with the effects of alcoholism.
Every Friday an Al-Anon Group meets here. Members start with the question: “How can I help my problem drinker quit drinking?” Meetings are on Fridays at 12 noon in the Undercroft. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something to help someone they care about with his or her drinking problem.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Friday, December 20 6:00 PM  –    7:00 PM

Girl Scout Troop 778

meets in the Undercroft

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Friday, December 20 6:30 PM  –    7:30 PM

Women's AA

Meets in the Undercroft.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Sunday, December 22 8:00 AM  –    9:00 AM

Holy Eucharist Rite I

All are welcome. St. Thomas’s is a diverse community of young and old, different races, languages, and nationalities, cradle Episcopalians and those new to our tradition. We are conservative and liberal, single and married and partnered, socially active, spiritually reflective, deeply committed to being the Gospel in our community, our diocese, and our world. Our parish strives to be a safe and inclusive community of worship that welcomes everyone as a child of God, and values everyone’s ministry in the Church and the world.

Our mission statement: Nourished at Christ’s table and stepping forward in faith, we are instruments of God’s love, serving our parish family, the University of Delaware, our community, and God’s creation.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Sunday, December 22 9:00 AM  –    10:15 AM

Youth Confirmation

Meets in the Undercroft. All youth in 7th and 8th grade or who are at least 12 years of age are invited to join the Confirmation Class for a spirit-filled journey centered around worship, learning, service, witness and fellowship. There will be loads of prayerful dialogue, laughter and fun, too! Confirmation completes our baptism and is the sacramental rite in which we express a mature commitment to Christ, culminating with the laying on of hands by the bishop. Youth Confirmation classes are held on Sundays at 9 – 10:15 a.m. from Sept. to May, and include a pilgrimage to The Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City. Contact Teri Quinn Gray (tquinngray@verizon.net) and Bob Rys (bobrys05@gmail.com) for more information.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 South College Avenue, Newark, DE, United States (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 South College Avenue, Newark, DE, United States)
Sunday, December 22 9:15 AM  –    10:15 AM

The Parlor Class- adult christian education

A faithful group with the motto: "Remeber that Jesus came to take away your sins, not your mind." Join in as we read texts, watch videos, and talk about all manner of questions and issues relating to faith and life. All are always welcome.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Sunday, December 22 9:15 AM  –    12:00 PM

The Creche Nursery (Birth to 3 years)


Meets in the Undercroft. 

Childcare for children birth-3 years
See info at stthomasparish.org/educ.....ries/

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Sunday, December 22 9:15 AM  –    11:15 AM

Children's Worship (3 years to 6th grade)

Begins with Breakfast Club in the great hall Classroom from 9:30-9:45.  Then, the children go down to the undercroft classrooms for fellowship and instruction.  See info at stthomasparish.org/educ.....ries/

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Sunday, December 22 10:30 AM  –    12:00 PM

Holy Eucharist Rite II

All are welcome. St. Thomas’s is a diverse community of young and old, different races, languages, and nationalities, cradle Episcopalians and those new to our tradition. We are conservative and liberal, single and married and partnered, socially active, spiritually reflective, deeply committed to being the Gospel in our community, our diocese, and our world. Our parish strives to be a safe and inclusive community of worship that welcomes everyone as a child of God, and values everyone’s ministry in the Church and the world.

Our mission statement: Nourished at Christ’s table and stepping forward in faith, we are instruments of God’s love, serving our parish family, the University of Delaware, our community, and God’s creation.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Sunday, December 22 12:00 PM  –    1:00 PM

CREW Youth Group

Youth group, ages 12-18
ALL are welcome for FUN and FELLOWSHIP!

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Sunday, December 22 2:00 PM  –    3:30 PM

Girl Scout Troop 513

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Sunday, December 22 5:30 PM  –    6:30 PM

Childrens' Christmas Pageant

ALL are welcome!

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Sunday, December 22 7:00 PM  –    9:00 PM

UD Ballroom Dancers- public class


Meets in the Great Hall


Classes are $15 for students and $35 for non-students (for the whole four-week session).

What if I have no dance experience?
Don't worry, most people are beginners. We tailor each class to fit the level of the participants.

What do I wear?
Any comfortable clothing will do. We do ask that you wear comfortable shoes that are securely attached to your feet. Anything that has a tendency to slip off is potentially dangerous. For women, heels are alright if you are comfortable in them, but under 3" is preferred. If you don't feel comfortable wearing heels, flats or sneakers are fine.

How do I register for a public class?
Just show up 10 to 15 minutes early for the first class of the session. The beginning of each session can be found on the calendar. We will ask you to submit your payment and fill out a short contact information sheet for our records in case of emergency cancellations.

If I come with a partner will I be dancing with him/her the entire time?
We encourage rotation of partners during class because it helps the learning process; however, it is not required.
Meets in the Great Hall.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Monday, December 23 6:30 AM  –    7:30 AM

Serenity at Sunrise- AA Meeting

Meets in the Classroom.

St. Thomas’s provides hospitality to six AA/12 Step Groups.

Serenity at Sunrise is an apt name for this group as they meet at the beginning of the day, 6:30 a.m. to be exact. Under the AA umbrella are groups for teens and family members of the addicted to help them in supporting their loved one’s sobriety. Alcoholic Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Monday, December 23 7:30 PM  –    9:30 PM

Scottish Country Dancers- RSCDS class

Meets in the Great Hall.
Scottish Country Dancing is a wonderful pastime and is great exercise for mind and body. Although originating in Scotland, you will find clubs and classes in most countries around the globe. Scottish Country Dancing is very much a social activity and, unlike many other types of dancing, dancers are encouraged to dance with different people, so that couples who do come along, will dance mostly with other dancers and it is therefore most definitely not a requirement to come to a class with a partner. We are a friendly group of dancers and give a warm welcome to new members!

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Tuesday, December 24 6:30 AM  –    7:30 AM

Serenity at Sunrise- AA Meeting

Meets in the Classroom.

St. Thomas’s provides hospitality to six AA/12 Step Groups.

Serenity at Sunrise is an apt name for this group as they meet at the beginning of the day, 6:30 a.m. to be exact. Under the AA umbrella are groups for teens and family members of the addicted to help them in supporting their loved one’s sobriety. Alcoholic Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Tuesday, December 24 2:00 PM  –    3:30 PM

Girl Scout Troop 513

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Tuesday, December 24 5:00 PM  –    8:00 PM

AIDS Delaware Test Site- free, confidential HIV testing

AIDS Delaware’s mission is to support those living with HIV/AIDS in Delaware and to prevent the spread of HIV through comprehensive services, education, and advocacy. AIDS Delaware is the State of Delaware’s first and largest AIDS Service Organization (ASO). The agency was founded in 1984 by a group of concerned volunteer activists addressing the needs of the emerging AIDS community in our state. Over the last 30 years, AIDS Delaware has become Delaware’s premier ASO working for the health of the human family.

Know Your Status. Get Tested! Free, confidential HIV testing is available. Testing is recommended for anyone who is sexually active, uses needles to inject drugs or hormones, or has been treated for a sexually transmitted infection. You will learn your results in minutes. HIV doesn’t discriminate. Know your status! Get tested!

Nights and weekends are available by appointment only, call 302.652.6776.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Tuesday, December 24 6:00 PM  –    7:00 PM

Girl Scout Troop 719

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Tuesday, December 24 7:00 PM  –    9:00 PM

UD Ballroom Dancers- public class


Meets in the Great Hall


Classes are $15 for students and $35 for non-students (for the whole four-week session).

What if I have no dance experience?
Don't worry, most people are beginners. We tailor each class to fit the level of the participants.

What do I wear?
Any comfortable clothing will do. We do ask that you wear comfortable shoes that are securely attached to your feet. Anything that has a tendency to slip off is potentially dangerous. For women, heels are alright if you are comfortable in them, but under 3" is preferred. If you don't feel comfortable wearing heels, flats or sneakers are fine.

How do I register for a public class?
Just show up 10 to 15 minutes early for the first class of the session. The beginning of each session can be found on the calendar. We will ask you to submit your payment and fill out a short contact information sheet for our records in case of emergency cancellations.

If I come with a partner will I be dancing with him/her the entire time?
We encourage rotation of partners during class because it helps the learning process; however, it is not required.
Meets in the Great Hall.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Tuesday, December 24 8:00 PM  –    9:00 PM

KIS- AA Meeting

K(eep) I(t) S(imple) AA meeting:
Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Wednesday, December 25 6:30 AM  –    7:30 AM

Serenity at Sunrise- AA Meeting

Meets in the Classroom.

St. Thomas’s provides hospitality to six AA/12 Step Groups.

Serenity at Sunrise is an apt name for this group as they meet at the beginning of the day, 6:30 a.m. to be exact. Under the AA umbrella are groups for teens and family members of the addicted to help them in supporting their loved one’s sobriety. Alcoholic Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Wednesday, December 25 4:00 PM  –    5:00 PM

Blue Hen Bounty food pantry for students

if you or anyone you know is food insecure and cannot provide ample nutrition for themselves, please come to the student food closet any Wednesday from 4-5 p.m. at St. Thomas's Parish located at 276 S. College Ave. (directly across from Student Health).

We have collected many donated food products that we will hand out to those students in need. All that we ask is you bring your student ID for verification and then we will provide you with whatever amount of food you are in need of.

If you have any questions or cannot make the designated time and would like to set up an appointment, please contact the church office. Please help us spread the word!

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Wednesday, December 25 5:30 PM  –    7:30 PM

ECM- UD Episcopal Campus Ministry

Meets in the Great Hall

Episcopal Campus Ministry (ECM) is a place where our college-age students explore and live spirituality in community with other students, faculty, staff and parishioners. Through service projects, regional and national events, and weekly gatherings, they connect to the world and to one another. There is always food and fun, time to worship and time to just hang out.

ECM students meet on Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. for Evening Prayer and then enjoy dinner prepared by parishioners at 6:00 p.m. All are welcome!

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Wednesday, December 25 6:00 PM  –    7:00 PM

Centering Prayer

Meets in the Parlor

Be still and know that I am God. Psalm 46:10
Centering Prayer is a method designed to facilitate the development of Contemplative Prayer by preparing our body, mind, and spirit to receive this gift. For more information contact Joe Corsello: 302- 69-0330 or jmcorsello@gmail.com. Meets in Parlor.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Wednesday, December 25 8:00 PM  –    9:30 PM

Young Adult AA Meeting - South College Speakers

Meets in the Great Hall. South College Speakers is an AA meeting for young people who are battling alcohol addiction. Alcoholics Anonymous is an international mutual aid fellowship whose stated purpose is to enable its members to "stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve sobriety." It was founded in 1935 by Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith in Akron, Ohio. With other early members, Bill Wilson and Bob Smith developed AA's Twelve Step program of spiritual and character development. AA's initial Twelve Traditions were introduced in 1946 to help the fellowship be stable and unified while disengaged from "outside issues" and influences.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Thursday, December 26 6:30 AM  –    7:30 AM

Serenity at Sunrise- AA Meeting

Meets in the Classroom.

St. Thomas’s provides hospitality to six AA/12 Step Groups.

Serenity at Sunrise is an apt name for this group as they meet at the beginning of the day, 6:30 a.m. to be exact. Under the AA umbrella are groups for teens and family members of the addicted to help them in supporting their loved one’s sobriety. Alcoholic Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Thursday, December 26 7:30 PM  –    9:00 PM

Saint Gregory Choir- adult choir practice


The St. Gregory Choir is comprised of adults in our parish 16 years and older, and supports the congregation in singing at the 10:30 a.m. worship service throughout the year. They also offer specially prepared anthems each Sunday, and lead the congregation in special musical liturgies during the year.
Contact Marc Cheban, Organist and Choir Director, at a1b2celeste@yahoo.com or 302-378-4287.
Meets in the Music Room.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Friday, December 27 6:30 AM  –    7:30 AM

Serenity at Sunrise- AA Meeting

Meets in the Classroom.

St. Thomas’s provides hospitality to six AA/12 Step Groups.

Serenity at Sunrise is an apt name for this group as they meet at the beginning of the day, 6:30 a.m. to be exact. Under the AA umbrella are groups for teens and family members of the addicted to help them in supporting their loved one’s sobriety. Alcoholic Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Friday, December 27 12:00 PM  –    1:00 PM

Al-Anon AFG- Reaching for Personal Freedom


Meets in the Classroom
"AFG" stands for "Al-Anon Family Groups." Since alcoholism is a family disease, the Al-Anon Family Groups are organized to hold regular meetings to help people deal with the effects of alcoholism.
Every Friday an Al-Anon Group meets here. Members start with the question: “How can I help my problem drinker quit drinking?” Meetings are on Fridays at 12 noon in the Undercroft. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something to help someone they care about with his or her drinking problem.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Friday, December 27 6:30 PM  –    7:30 PM

Women's AA

Meets in the Undercroft.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Sunday, December 29 8:00 AM  –    9:00 AM

Holy Eucharist Rite I

All are welcome. St. Thomas’s is a diverse community of young and old, different races, languages, and nationalities, cradle Episcopalians and those new to our tradition. We are conservative and liberal, single and married and partnered, socially active, spiritually reflective, deeply committed to being the Gospel in our community, our diocese, and our world. Our parish strives to be a safe and inclusive community of worship that welcomes everyone as a child of God, and values everyone’s ministry in the Church and the world.

Our mission statement: Nourished at Christ’s table and stepping forward in faith, we are instruments of God’s love, serving our parish family, the University of Delaware, our community, and God’s creation.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Sunday, December 29 9:00 AM  –    10:15 AM

Youth Confirmation

Meets in the Undercroft. All youth in 7th and 8th grade or who are at least 12 years of age are invited to join the Confirmation Class for a spirit-filled journey centered around worship, learning, service, witness and fellowship. There will be loads of prayerful dialogue, laughter and fun, too! Confirmation completes our baptism and is the sacramental rite in which we express a mature commitment to Christ, culminating with the laying on of hands by the bishop. Youth Confirmation classes are held on Sundays at 9 – 10:15 a.m. from Sept. to May, and include a pilgrimage to The Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City. Contact Teri Quinn Gray (tquinngray@verizon.net) and Bob Rys (bobrys05@gmail.com) for more information.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 South College Avenue, Newark, DE, United States (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 South College Avenue, Newark, DE, United States)
Sunday, December 29 9:15 AM  –    12:00 PM

The Creche Nursery (Birth to 3 years)


Meets in the Undercroft. 

Childcare for children birth-3 years
See info at stthomasparish.org/educ.....ries/

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Sunday, December 29 9:15 AM  –    10:15 AM

The Parlor Class- adult christian education

A faithful group with the motto: "Remeber that Jesus came to take away your sins, not your mind." Join in as we read texts, watch videos, and talk about all manner of questions and issues relating to faith and life. All are always welcome.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Sunday, December 29 9:15 AM  –    11:15 AM

Children's Worship (3 years to 6th grade)

Begins with Breakfast Club in the great hall Classroom from 9:30-9:45.  Then, the children go down to the undercroft classrooms for fellowship and instruction.  See info at stthomasparish.org/educ.....ries/

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Sunday, December 29 10:30 AM  –    12:00 PM

Holy Eucharist Rite II

All are welcome. St. Thomas’s is a diverse community of young and old, different races, languages, and nationalities, cradle Episcopalians and those new to our tradition. We are conservative and liberal, single and married and partnered, socially active, spiritually reflective, deeply committed to being the Gospel in our community, our diocese, and our world. Our parish strives to be a safe and inclusive community of worship that welcomes everyone as a child of God, and values everyone’s ministry in the Church and the world.

Our mission statement: Nourished at Christ’s table and stepping forward in faith, we are instruments of God’s love, serving our parish family, the University of Delaware, our community, and God’s creation.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Sunday, December 29 2:00 PM  –    3:30 PM

Girl Scout Troop 513

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Sunday, December 29 7:00 PM  –    9:00 PM

UD Ballroom Dancers- public class


Meets in the Great Hall


Classes are $15 for students and $35 for non-students (for the whole four-week session).

What if I have no dance experience?
Don't worry, most people are beginners. We tailor each class to fit the level of the participants.

What do I wear?
Any comfortable clothing will do. We do ask that you wear comfortable shoes that are securely attached to your feet. Anything that has a tendency to slip off is potentially dangerous. For women, heels are alright if you are comfortable in them, but under 3" is preferred. If you don't feel comfortable wearing heels, flats or sneakers are fine.

How do I register for a public class?
Just show up 10 to 15 minutes early for the first class of the session. The beginning of each session can be found on the calendar. We will ask you to submit your payment and fill out a short contact information sheet for our records in case of emergency cancellations.

If I come with a partner will I be dancing with him/her the entire time?
We encourage rotation of partners during class because it helps the learning process; however, it is not required.
Meets in the Great Hall.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Monday, December 30 6:30 AM  –    7:30 AM

Serenity at Sunrise- AA Meeting

Meets in the Classroom.

St. Thomas’s provides hospitality to six AA/12 Step Groups.

Serenity at Sunrise is an apt name for this group as they meet at the beginning of the day, 6:30 a.m. to be exact. Under the AA umbrella are groups for teens and family members of the addicted to help them in supporting their loved one’s sobriety. Alcoholic Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Monday, December 30 7:30 PM  –    9:30 PM

Scottish Country Dancers- RSCDS class

Meets in the Great Hall.
Scottish Country Dancing is a wonderful pastime and is great exercise for mind and body. Although originating in Scotland, you will find clubs and classes in most countries around the globe. Scottish Country Dancing is very much a social activity and, unlike many other types of dancing, dancers are encouraged to dance with different people, so that couples who do come along, will dance mostly with other dancers and it is therefore most definitely not a requirement to come to a class with a partner. We are a friendly group of dancers and give a warm welcome to new members!

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Tuesday, December 31 6:30 AM  –    7:30 AM

Serenity at Sunrise- AA Meeting

Meets in the Classroom.

St. Thomas’s provides hospitality to six AA/12 Step Groups.

Serenity at Sunrise is an apt name for this group as they meet at the beginning of the day, 6:30 a.m. to be exact. Under the AA umbrella are groups for teens and family members of the addicted to help them in supporting their loved one’s sobriety. Alcoholic Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Tuesday, December 31 2:00 PM  –    3:30 PM

Girl Scout Troop 513

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Tuesday, December 31 5:00 PM  –    8:00 PM

AIDS Delaware Test Site- free, confidential HIV testing

AIDS Delaware’s mission is to support those living with HIV/AIDS in Delaware and to prevent the spread of HIV through comprehensive services, education, and advocacy. AIDS Delaware is the State of Delaware’s first and largest AIDS Service Organization (ASO). The agency was founded in 1984 by a group of concerned volunteer activists addressing the needs of the emerging AIDS community in our state. Over the last 30 years, AIDS Delaware has become Delaware’s premier ASO working for the health of the human family.

Know Your Status. Get Tested! Free, confidential HIV testing is available. Testing is recommended for anyone who is sexually active, uses needles to inject drugs or hormones, or has been treated for a sexually transmitted infection. You will learn your results in minutes. HIV doesn’t discriminate. Know your status! Get tested!

Nights and weekends are available by appointment only, call 302.652.6776.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Tuesday, December 31 6:00 PM  –    7:00 PM

Girl Scout Troop 719

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Tuesday, December 31 7:00 PM  –    9:00 PM

UD Ballroom Dancers- public class


Meets in the Great Hall


Classes are $15 for students and $35 for non-students (for the whole four-week session).

What if I have no dance experience?
Don't worry, most people are beginners. We tailor each class to fit the level of the participants.

What do I wear?
Any comfortable clothing will do. We do ask that you wear comfortable shoes that are securely attached to your feet. Anything that has a tendency to slip off is potentially dangerous. For women, heels are alright if you are comfortable in them, but under 3" is preferred. If you don't feel comfortable wearing heels, flats or sneakers are fine.

How do I register for a public class?
Just show up 10 to 15 minutes early for the first class of the session. The beginning of each session can be found on the calendar. We will ask you to submit your payment and fill out a short contact information sheet for our records in case of emergency cancellations.

If I come with a partner will I be dancing with him/her the entire time?
We encourage rotation of partners during class because it helps the learning process; however, it is not required.
Meets in the Great Hall.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Tuesday, December 31 8:00 PM  –    9:00 PM

KIS- AA Meeting

K(eep) I(t) S(imple) AA meeting:
Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)
Wednesday, January 1 6:30 AM  –    7:30 AM

Serenity at Sunrise- AA Meeting

Meets in the Classroom.

St. Thomas’s provides hospitality to six AA/12 Step Groups.

Serenity at Sunrise is an apt name for this group as they meet at the beginning of the day, 6:30 a.m. to be exact. Under the AA umbrella are groups for teens and family members of the addicted to help them in supporting their loved one’s sobriety. Alcoholic Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA (St Thomas's Episcopal Church, 276 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA)