Epiphany Night Potluck & Burning Greens

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W.O.O.W. – The Feast of the Epiphany

The Feast of the Epiphany is celebrated on January 6, the twelfth night of the Christmas Season. At St. Thomas’s, we celebrate this principal feast day in a W.O.O.W. kind of way, which means Wildly Out Of Wonder! On this day, we remember We Three Kings from Orient are and their arrival at the stable of Bethlehem, led by the guiding star of the East, to worship the King of Kings and Lord of Lords in the baby Jesus. So, in following the wisdom of those three kings and countless others in faith, it is good for us to do the same!

We are in the planning stages for a gathering on Friday evening, January 6 in the Great Hall at 6:00 p.m. for a potluck supper. We will begin with Evening Prayer followed by supper. The main course will be provided, so your offerings of salad, vegetable, side dish, or desserts are appreciated. The sign-up sheet is available on the Great Hall door bulletin board. We will gather around the Christmas greens that have adorned the church in the parking lot and burn them on our REALLY BIG FIRE to welcome the light of the Season of Epiphany. Contact Cana Hartman at Cana.hartman@gmail.com or call her at 302-354-3277if you have any questions concerning the potluck supper and how you will help us make this Twelfth Night W.O.O.W!

Theological Education Sunday – Feb. 7, 2016

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The Episcopal Church designates Sun., Feb. 7, the first Sunday of February, as Theological Education Sunday. It is intended to invite our prayers and support for those who follow God’s call into the ordained life.

This year, we are blessed to have Julia Stroud from St. Lydia’s
Community Church, Brooklyn NY. Julia is a personal friend of Fr. Paul & Marilyn from their time at St. David’s in Wayne, PA. St. Lydia’s is a progressive storefront parish that connects the holy with the daily of life, shared at tables with friends.

If you wish to hear or listen to her sermon again, please see The Last Sunday after the Epiphany – February 7, 2016/Year C.

One for all and all for One!

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Did you hear “One for all and all for One!” in Church today? It is Father Paul’s sound bite to summarize his sermon. Didn’t hear the sermon or what to study the sermon? See the sermon for Epiphany 1 – The First Sunday after the Epiphany: The Baptism of our Lord – January 10, 2016/Year C.

The Carpenter monthly newsletter for January 2016

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St. Thomas’s shares its monthly newsletter – The Carpenter – with you. We invite you into our world in spirit and in being. We invite you to join with us and be part of our story!

In this issue …

  • Being * Belonging * Believing
  • News and upcoming events
  • Children’s ministries
  • Prayers, needs and thanks
  • Regular gatherings
  • Parish register
  • Birthday’s and anniversaries
  • Episcopal Campus Ministry (ECM)
  • Servants seeking solutions – Ronnie Wilbur