St. Thomas Episcopal Church
The Second Sunday after Pentecost
June 18, 2017
Today the Sunday School will host a special coffee hour after the 9:30 a.m. service to thank Jessica Bejot for her good work with children and families these past 3+ years. Please join us!
Father Ken is currently receiving names for the Children and Family Ministry position. Interested persons should submit a reumé and employment application, which is available in the office.
Choral Evensong service will be held next Sunday (June 25) evening at 5:30 p.m.
A new SPIRITUAL GIFTS CLASS is forming! Classes will be held on Monday, July 10, 17, 24, 31, and August 28 from 1:30 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Attendance at all classes is encouraged. The recommended donation is $20 to cover the cost of supplies and participants are encouraged to attend all five sessions. To sign up, please contact Judi Fuller in the church office at 208-726-5349 or Maryanne Whitcomb at 208-725-4990.
Would you like to help serve Communion during Holy Eucharist? EUCHARISTIC MINISTER training will be held on Sunday, June 25, at 11:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
The St. Hilaria Guild will be meeting on Thursday, July 6th at 5:00 p.m. at Ruth Lieder’s home (Bigwood Condos, Building C, Unit 17). This is a potluck get-together for ALL parish women. Please bring the beverage of your choice and either an appetizer or dessert to share. You may RSVP to the office at 726-5349.
GREEN TEAM ALERT! Save July 23 for “Bike to Church Sunday.” Shop now for new tyres, tight shorts, helmet and gloves.
Tickets for STP’s Summer Theater Project production of Godspell are on sale now. The show runs June 21-24 at 7:00 p.m. nightly at The Community School Theater.
The Playhouse production of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Jr., presented by 120 Company B campers will run June 22-24 at the Community School Theater. The shows run daily at 2:00 PM, with an extra 10:00 AM performance on Friday, June 23. Tickets will be available on June 13, and if you want to see a specific camper, make sure you know which of the two casts they are in before purchasing tickets! Visit www.stthomasplayhouse.org for tickets or call the church office at 726-5349.
Children and Youth
This week for Grand Days of Summer, Grand Helen Morgus and Grand Beverly Boas will host the children and teach them about hospitality and family. Children ages 3-8th grade are welcome to join us just after the gospel lesson. We return to the service in time for communion. Next week, Grand Mary Malkmus will be sharing stories about the earth and all the ways the Green Team of St. Thomas serves our community. We will have a special craft and snack.
Amanda, Jean, Hank, Janice, Dorothy, Ryan, Cyndi, Lois, Joan, Shirley, Loring, Jeff, Sierra, Dick, Cookie, John, Corethia, Jean Marie, Betty, Jenny, Charlie, Tara, Jim, Devon, Helen, Norma, Laila, Deb, Sara, Jacki, Marie Therese, Ann, Dave, Stephen, Lauren, Ed, Alexander, Jane, Sandie, Patrick, Tom, Alison, Stormi, Fred, Cathy, Sherry, Judy, Sandi, Jesse, Eric, Austin, Will, Sally, Annie, Paige, Jesse, Ingrid, Traves, Dydy, Chuck, Sharon, Amy, Henry, and Jackson.