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20
Sep 2017

  St. Thomas Announcements… Sept. 20th – 27th   This Week’s Highlights …. Sunday Worship Service:  All St. Thomas friends and families are invited to join us for worship, at 10 a.m. on Sunday, to share in Pastor Jeremiah’s message, “What is Your Story of Passover?” using Exodus 12”1-14 as the scripture lesson. And speaking of worship, if you would occasionally like to serve as liturgist for worship, we are setting up a calendar to assign liturgists to serve just one Sunday every 3 or 4 months.  Those who are interested are......

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13
Sep 2017

 St. Thomas Announcements… Sept. 13th – 20th   This Week’s Highlights …. Meetings Cancelled:  Both the Finance Team and Leadership Team meetings scheduled for this week have been cancelled.  Both groups will meet again October 12 & 14 respectively. Sunday Worship Service:  All St. Thomas friends and families are invited to join us for worship, at 10 a.m. on Sunday, to share in Pastor Jeremiah’s message, “Moments that Changed Your Life” using Exodus 3:1-15 as the scripture lesson. And speaking of worship, if you would occasionally like to serve as liturgist for......

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06
Sep 2017

 St. Thomas Announcements… Sept. 6th –13th   This Week’s Highlights …. Sunday Worship Service:  All St. Thomas friends and families are invited to join us for worship, at 10 a.m. on Sunday for our special “Friends and Neighbors Worship”, with members of the Ahmadiyya congregation from across the street joining us in this time of fellowship & worship.  Please bring your friends and neighbors to this service as well, to share in Pastor Jeremiah’s message, “Who Is My Neighbor?” using the Luke 10:25-37 scripture lesson.  Immediately following the worship service, we will......

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31
Aug 2017

SEPTEMBER  2017 St. Thomas United Methodist Church   Greetings to all good stewards of St. Thomas, Last week I went to the Annual Stewardship Summit at Barrington United Methodist Church. There was about three hundred clergy and laity from all over the Northern Illinois Conference participating.  The speaker was Rev. Molly Phinney Baskette from California and she started with a statement “Vision is Essential”.  She shared that we ought to ask three questions: WHAT do we do at our church? WHY do we do it? WHAT do we want to do next?......

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30
Aug 2017

St. Thomas Announcements… August 30th – Sept. 6th   This Week’s Highlights …. Sunday Worship Service:  All St. Thomas friends and families are invited to join us for worship with Pastor Jeremiah, at 10 a.m. on Sunday.  His message, “Was There Really a Moses?” is based on Exodus 1:8-22.  As the first Sunday of September (where DID the summer go????), this Sunday’s worship will also be a communion service. Next Sunday, September 10, will be our “Friends & Neighbors Sunday”.  We have invited the Ahmadiyya congregation to join us for worship that morning. ......

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23
Aug 2017

 St. Thomas Announcements… August 23rd— 30th   This Week’s Highlights …. Sunday Worship Service:  All St. Thomas friends and families are invited to join us for worship with Pastor Jeremiah, at 10 a.m. on Sunday.  His message, “We are God’s Workmanship” is based on Jeremiah 18:1-6 and Ephesians 2:8-10. Shekels for Shingles:   One way to support the roof replacement project and yet have a nice evening with friends and family is to participate in the Benefit Concert & Ice Cream Social which will take place this Sunday, August 27th, at 7:00 p.m. The......

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16
Aug 2017

St. Thomas Announcements… August 16th—23rd      This Week’s Highlights …. All Congregation and Leadership Team Members are invited…to the home of our Leadership Team chair on Friday at 6:00 p.m. for a potluck supper, followed by a visioning and planning meeting.  The meeting will continue on Saturday (8:30 a.m.—noon) at the church, in the sanctuary.  Please come either or both days as you are able and join in our planning for the coming year. Sunday Worship Service:  All St. Thomas friends and families are invited to join us for worship with......

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09
Aug 2017

St. Thomas Announcements… August 9th – 16th This Week’s Highlights …   Sunday Worship Service: All St. Thomas friends and families are invited to join us for worship with Pastor Jeremiah, at 10 a.m. on Sunday. His message, “What are Spiritual Disciplines, Part 1” is based on 2 Peter 1:3, 5-8. Shekels for Shingles: The exterior work on the parsonage roof is nearing completion but we still need to fix the parsonage family room ceiling that was damaged by the leaking roof. And while work continues, the funds necessary to complete this......

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02
Aug 2017

 St. Thomas Announcements… August 2nd — 9th   This Week’s Highlights …. Sunday Worship Service:  All St. Thomas friends and families are invited to join us for worship with Pastor Jeremiah, at 10 a.m. on Sunday.  This Sunday we will be honoring our three graduates, who will be serving as liturgists and communion servers.  A recent graduate also joins the communion servers and will be providing a piano solo as the introit.  We will have the sanctuary choir with us this week as well, so choir members are asked to arrive by......

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27
Jul 2017

AUGUST  2017 St. Thomas United Methodist Church   FROM THE PASTOR:  Dear Children, Sisters, Brothers, Moms, Dads, Grandparents, May God bless you and give you wisdom as you learn each day about God and the life! August makes us think about education, everywhere you go you see companies promoting back to school.  All the super stores and office supply stores have back to school sales.  I see parents are already shopping with their children for the supplies they need for the new school year.  What else do they need besides supplies? United......

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