Annual Church Picnic on the Alpha-Omega Patio: June 2nd @ Noon

This year’s picnic will be held here on the St. Thomas campus – Sunday, June 2nd following the 10:30 am worship service (around Noon).

Come in your favorite picnic wear – Bermuda shorts, t-shirt, comfy shoes…and get ready to picnic together on the Alpha-Omega Patio!

We’ll be cooking and serving up some tasty burgers & hot dogs (veggie options included) out back behind Cowans Hall.

Hot coffee and chilled beverages will also be available. All we ask is that you bring a side dish to share for a fun gathering.

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Simplicity of Life: Burden of THINGS – Saturday, May 11th @ 11 am – 3 pm

Join us this weekend, on Saturday, May 11th from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM for a meaningful event and program offered by Diane Simoni, Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) and fellow St. Thomas parishioner as she invites us to take a little timeout to learn about freeing yourself from the burden of material things and things on your to-do list to enhance your relationship with God, care for your neighbor, and live with abundant joy as the Creator intended.

Complimentary lunch will be provided. Please RSVP prior to the event – the necessary information is provided below.

EVENT LOCATION

St. Thomas Episcopal Church
231 Sunset Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94086 (across from Washington Park)

QUESTIONS / RSVP

If you have further questions or would like to RSVP, please download the attached flyer that includes Diane’s contact details.

Thank You to Our Sponsor

This free event is open to the public and sponsored by the Northern California chapter of the Society of the Companions of the Holy Cross. All are welcome.

The Society of the Companions of the Holy Cross (SCHC) is a worldwide community of women within the Anglican communion founded over 100 years ago.

Are you drawn to developing your spiritual life in prayer, thanksgiving, and simplicity? Membership information will be provided. Learn more about the SCHC and see the program schedule for the SCHC’s retreat center at www.adelynrood.org and www.facebook.com/Adelynrood/.

DOWNLOAD EVENT FLYER

Click on the link below to download the event flyer.

Download (PDF, 121KB)

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Easter Service & Annual Easter Egg Hunt – Sunday, April 21st

INVITATION

We cordially invite you to join us for a festive Family Eucharist at 9:00 AM with a fun-filled Easter Egg Hunt to follow morning service.

IMPORTANT REMINDERS!

Parents – please bring an empty Easter Basket for every child participating in the Easter Egg Hunt!

NEED SOME DIRECTIONS?

If this is your first time joining us, please follow the link to Directions and Campus Map.

SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS

If you or a loved one are in need of special accommodations, such as hearing devices or a large print service bulletin, please let one of our greeters know upon arrival.

See you there!
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The Great Easter Vigil – Saturday, April 20th – Festivities begin @ 6 PM

HOLY SATURDAY

6:00 PM Lighting the New Fire, Campfire Songs and S’mores
Our Easter Vigil celebration begins with the warmth of the community gathering around a crackling campfire, singing songs together and enjoying the delicious flavors of ooey-gooey s’mores.

6:30 PM Story-Telling and Holy Eucharist
We move indoors to the sanctuary for Story-Telling from the Old Testament enlivened by participation from members of our congregation, foreshadowing the Resurrection of the Savior yet to come. A joyful Holy Eucharist follows as we celebrate Jesus’ transformative victory over death!

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Maundy Thursday Potluck Soup Supper, Foot Washing & More – April 18th

INVITATION

Come celebrate and observe Maundy Thursday with us at 7:00 pm on April 18th.

TRADITION

On Maundy Thursday, a meal is shared and feet are washed in the tradition of the Last Supper and Jesus’ message of servanthood.

This year we will be sharing a Potluck Soup Supper. There is a sign-up sheet available in the Narthex (entry corridor of the church) for those interested in bringing soup, bread or beverages to share. Short on time or resources, not to worry, there is always plenty for everybody! Just come on over – Soup’s on us!

NEED GUIDANCE?

If this is your first time joining us, follow the link for Directions and Campus Map to help you get around the campus.

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