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C.S. Lewis Festival Weekend
You are cordially invited to join St. Thomas’ for a weekend celebrating the beloved Christian apologist, author, and scholar, C.S. Lewis. Friday evening kicks off the weekend with dessert and, “The Sound and Savor of Words: Letters by and between C.S. Lewis and Dorothy Sayers,” read by Drs. David and Crystal Downing. Saturday begins with British tea, scones and coffee, followed by lectures from some of the foremost experts on C.S. Lewis, breakout sessions and small group discussions, a keynote address from Michael Ward, and a scholarly panel discussion. Lunch is included. The day concludes with a traditional Evensong service followed by a wine, cheese, and sherry reception.
"Holy Week is really a season within a season: an intense final week of the Lenten fast in which the final days in the life and ministry of Jesus of Nazareth are played out in the reality of the present moment." -Richard Giles, Times And Seasons
Join us For Something Wonderful!
Bob Goff is the two-time New York Times best-selling author of both Love Does and Everybody Always, Honorary Consul to the Republic of Uganda, and an attorney who founded Love Does -- a non-profit human-rights organization operating schools and pursuing justice for children in conflict areas such as Uganda, Somalia, and Iraq. He is an adjunct professor at Pepperdine Law School and Point Loma Nazarene University and lives in San Diego with his wife Sweet Maria, their kids, and extended family. Bob has inspired millions to dream big and make life more awesome. And he does so with wit, charm, warmth, and boundless energy, driven as he is by a desire to help others unlock their potential to love and be loved more intensely. What goals and dreams have you been putting off out of fear? Chances are Bob can help you cast those fears aside, sending you charging into your next adventure. Take it from a guy who had the audacity to put his cell number in the back of his book! (And he answers every call!) Love is more than a thought, more than even a feeling. Love is meant to be done. There's huge power in just being present, being available, to those around you. What if you took real time for the people in your life? What if you made some audacious plans to rock their lives? Go ahead and try it. Watch in wonder at what happens next! Look for your weekly emails to sign up!
Wednesday, April 17th at 7pm
Lenten Morning Prayer
Lent is almost here. Take on a spiritual practice during Lent. To help foster a holy Lent, St. Thomas’ Whitemarsh will have Morning Prayer (Matins) each weekday at 7:30 a.m. starting on Thursday March 7th. Morning Prayer last about 20-25 minutes. These will be led by fellow parishioners. Anyone can lead Morning Prayer and if you are interested in leading one or more times contact Stroud Hellebusch 215-919-7556, Stroud@Hellebusch.org. Training is available and last 15-20 minutes. We also, during holy week will be having Evening Prayer on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
St. Thomas is a place of grace, joy, and belonging. We are followers of Christ who strive to love our neighbors as ourselves and deeply respect the dignity of every human being. As a faith community, we live into ancient traditions in fresh and modern ways. We believe in unity in the midst of diversity and seek to be co-creators with Christ through transcendent worship, engaging spiritual formation of all ages, meaningful outreach, and loving community. St. Thomas’ would be enriched by your presence. Come be a part of something lifegiving, dynamic, and beautiful. Our purpose is to know Jesus and change the world. Let’s do it together!Learn More
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Each of us longs for a connection with the Divine. It is our earnest prayer that your experience within the St. Thomas’ Church community would be spirit-filled, rich, and inspiring. We are committed to meet you where you are along our faith walk and journey with you into a deeper relationship with Christ and all of God’s creation. Sunday services are at 8:00 am, 10:00am, and 10:15am. A midweek service is held on Wednesday at 10:00am. Each service offers a different way to approach the experience of worship. We trust that there will be a service that speaks to your spiritual needs.
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Giving changes us. The act of generosity takes the ordinary and transforms our gifts into something more, something holy. An essential part of the Christian life is to give back a portion of the many blessings we have received as an expression of gratitude and love. St. Thomas’ Church invite people of all ages to make sacrificial and meaningful gifts of time, talent, treasure to the glory of God and the building of God’s kingdom in our corner of the world and beyond.
We welcome the opportunity to get to know you. Please fill out the contact form and a member of the ministry team will be in touch with you. Looking to hear a friendly voice or have an immediate question or need? Please contact Emily Given in the church office - 215-233-3970 X128. She will be happy to connect with you. When you visit on Sunday, please make yourself known to a greeter or fill out a welcome card, found in the pew.