Sunday Services

We offer a spoken services of Holy Communion every Sunday at 8:00 am and Choral Holy Communion of the first, third and fourth Sundays of each month, and Choral Morning…

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Light in Darkness

by David Browder This past Easter Sunday was a glorious one at St. Thomas’. Almost two years after the flood, with the church still awaiting renovation, more people worshipped with us than on any other Easter Sunday in my previous five years as Rector. It is clear that we have a bright future here at St. Thomas’ As I was taking this in, our Associate Rector, Geoff Simpson, told me of the horrible attacks on our brothers and sisters in Christ in Sri Lanka. We were sure to include them in our prayers that morning. As I write this, we know that around 320 men, women, and children died. It was sobering to worship on a beautiful and calm Easter morning knowing that so many fellow Christians were devastated and in shock. I wrote last week about Holy Week as one continuous service, from Palm Sunday through Maundy Thursday and Good Friday, culminating in Easter. As we moved through Maundy Thursday and Good Friday, we saw the context for Easter: betrayal, denial, angst, arrest, mob justice, political posturing, cruelty, suffering,…