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St. Thomas Silent Movie

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Friday, May 19, 2017 7:30 p.m. in the Church Join us for an evening of entertainment and laughter as organist Benjamin Kolodziej accompanies the silent movie “Safety Last” by Harold Lloyd. This film, from 1923, is fun and appropriate for all ages. In this spoof on the common phrase “safety first”, Harold Lloyd undertakes a dangerous but comedic stunt to bring in customers to his new place of employment. This film features one of the most iconic images of the silent era as Harold dangles precipitously from a clock tower high above Los Angeles! This is a free event!

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Christian Formation: A Guide to Weekly and Monthly Offerings at St. Thomas the Apostle this Spring

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Spring Offerings A Guide to Weekly and Monthly Offerings at St. Thomas the Apostle Sunday Mornings 9:00 am – 9:45 am in the Parish Hall Spring 2017 Heresy – Father Ray Jan 1 No Class Jan 8 Annual Meeting (no class) Jan 15 Heresy Jan 22 Heresy Jan 29 Heresy Truth Through Fiction: Sharing God’s Light Through Story Feb 5 – Jeff Hampton and Emily Williams Feb 12 – Carol Brickell Feb 19 – Special Guest: Gay Clark Jennings (Speaker,President of the House of Deputies) Feb 26 – Colin Cahoon Lent Class – 5 Marks of Love: Living Life Marked as Christ’s Own March 5 – TELL March 12 – TEACH March 19 – TEND March 26 – TRANSFORM April 2 – TREASURE April 9  Palm Sunday (no class) April 16 Easter (no class) From Confusion To Clarity – Polity and Practice in The Episcopal Church For Newcomers and Old Timers April…

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Centering Prayer Group

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Join us for our Centering Prayer group on Wednesday evenings. The discipline of Centering Prayer will meet on Wednesday evenings beginning at 5:30 to sit together. We will have 2 twenty minute sessions each evening, the first from 5:30 until 5:50, and the second from 6:00 until 6:20, with a 10 minute break in between. The second “sit” will be followed by our regular Wednesday Eucharist. There will be no teaching involved, only the experience of sitting in silence before God in community. All are welcome to attend either one, or both if you like.

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Cancer Support Group

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The St. Thomas cancer support group meets the second and fourth Wednesday of every month from 7-8:30 pm This group is for patients and caregivers and is ongoing. The Patient group will meet in the small conference room in the office and is facilitated by Mary Frances Heep (LCSW). The group for caregivers will be held in the South Room and will be facilitated by Fr Ray. Each group is limited to 8 participants.Please contact Mary Frances at maryfrancesheep05@gmail.com or Fr. Ray at ray@the doubter.org if you are interested in participating.  The Episcopal Church of St. Thomas the Apostle 6525 Inwood Road Dallas, Texas 75209

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A Joint Letter From Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, President of the House of Deputies

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Presiding Bishop, President of the House of Deputies on discrimination June 28, 2016 Dear People of God in the Episcopal Church: We all know that some things in holy Scripture can be confusing, hard to understand, or open to various ways of understanding. But some essential teachings are clear and incontrovertible. Jesus tells us to love God and love our neighbor as ourselves, and he tells us over and over again not to be afraid (Matthew 10:31, Mark 5:36, Luke 8:50, John 14:27). There’s no confusion about what Jesus is telling us, but it often requires courage to embody it in the real world. Again and again, we become afraid, and mired in that fear, we turn against Jesus and one another. This age-old cycle of fear and hatred plays out again and again in our broken world, in sickening and shocking events like the massacre targeting lesbian, gay, bisexual…

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St. Thomas makes a statement

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Rev. Joy Daley and a number of St. Thomas parishioners joined together at the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration for a NOH8 photo shoot. Celebrity photographer Adam Bouska came to the Dallas area to capture the fight for marriage equality and take a stand against discrimination and bullying of all kinds. The NOH8 campaign makes a statement without saying a word; guess you can call that a picture perfect protest. Featured on News Fix CW33 | March 14, 2015 | by Selena Hernandez Read full article >

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