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Integrity, Parenting, and Always Calling Daddy

MLK Jr and Family

A heartfelt reflection on raising kids who ask good questions, this one comes to us from parishioner (and writer) Jennifer Underwood. Originally published on Mockingbird. I think that my strong determination for justice comes from the very strong, dynamic personality of my father…I have rarely ever met a person more fearless and courageous than my father…The…

Santa vs. Jesus

by Melinda Little “You better watch out! You better not cry! You better not pout! I’m telling you why: Santa Claus is coming to town,” begins the modern-day Christmas song. Santa Claus is an icon of American culture. He keeps track of all the good and bad little boys and girls. I confess I may…

Online Giving Now Available

Many people today like to manage their banking and financial transactions themselves, using the many online services now available. For your convenience, St. Thomas’ now offers you secure online giving on your mobile phone or the web, or by text message, as alternatives to traditional paper checks and pledge envelopes (which are, of course, still available for those…

The Historical Books: A 6 Week Exploration

Starting November 13th, the Adult Sunday School class will begin a 6 week exploration through the historical books of the Bible. Covering 12 books and roughly 800 years of Israel’s history, we will begin with the fulfillment of God’s promise for the possession of the land, and then delve into the reigns of judges and…

FIFTY-EIGHTH DIOCESAN ADULT CHORAL FESTIVAL HELD AT ST. THOMAS’

For the first time in its fifty-eight year history, the Diocese of Texas Adult Choral Festival is being held outside Christ Church Cathedral. We are deeply honoured and delighted to be the first parish to be invited to host this important musical event in the annual diocesan calendar. We encourage you to bring your family, friends…

Women’s Book Club

by Kari Browder We have changed the name of our group from “Bible Study” to “Book Club”. For our first book, we decided on Giddy Up, Eunice, by Sophie Hudson. I was so excited to hear that everyone decided on this one (we all gave options, then discussed and chose together). I’ve been reading Sophie’s…

From Low to High: Youth Group Retreat

a personal reflection from Rob Scholl Could we possibly have as good a time as last year? That’s the thought that ran through my mind as I boarded the bus for a 6 day trip (August 4-9) with 13 kids from our youth group and 2 other adult chaperones (including the rector) to Camp Eagle in…

VBS 2016 Registration Now Open!

Vacation Bible School 2016 is July 19-22! Vacation Bible School for children 2 to 11 (entering 6th grade) this summer will be July 19-22 from 9:15 am to noon. Register, pay and donate below. Adult Bible Study from 11:00 am to noon — with free babysitting for infants under two. Register Online Pay Online Donate to VBS Volunteer to Help (teens…