Entries by Lindy Moore

Deacon Mike’s Corner

Well it’s the morning after. I find myself in a strange place…in a liminal time between knowing and not knowing. Of course I’m referring to the results of yesterday’s election. I’m sure the results will be decided before too long but in these hours or perhaps days I don’t know exactly whether to be happy […]

Summer Sunday School

Welcome to week six of summer Sunday School! Here is the story of Jacob and Rachel.  It is a love story,  but it’s also a story about making promises and keeping them. Please read the lesson by yourself or ask someone in your family to read it to you.       JACOB AND RACHEL: A LOVE […]

St. Thomas’ Summer Sunday School

So many people are planting gardens lately, maybe you have been, too. The lesson for Sunday, July 12th is a parable that Jesus shared with his disciples using a farmer who was planting seeds. Remember a parable is a simple story that teaches a moral lesson. What kind of soil do you want to be? […]

St. Thomas’ Summer Sunday School!

Welcome to Summer Sunday School! We are providing booklets to send to our Sunday School children for summertime reading.  This week, we are reading the story about Abraham and Isaac and learning to trust in God.  Think about what you put your trust in. Things like, the sun rising every morning or rain in the […]

On Eagle’s Wings – A Message from our Rector, Ann Gaillard

I pray for you every day, praying for your health and well being and safety. I miss seeing you all.    We are beginning to have conversations about what reopening the church might look like. Bishop Hanley, in much consultation with medical professionals, the governor, clergy, other bishops, and so forth, has issued guidelines. They […]

Deacon’s Corner

St. Stephen by Your Deacon and Postulant; Mike and Jackee I thought I’d better mention that last Sunday our first reading concerned the stoning of St. Stephen. He was born in c. 4 AD and was stoned to death in c. 34 AD (the reported dates vary by several years). That means he was about […]

The St. Thomas Church Family in Pictures

Pictures throughout the year.  Everything from Blessing the Animals, Christmas decorations, bingo, working in the garden. making palm crosses, preparing for Easter and Rector Ann Gaillard’s installation. Friends, family, fun and fellowship!          

A Message from our Rector, Ann Gaillard – Sweet Hour of Prayer 

Dear Parishioners and St. Thomas’ Church Community – I hope you are safe and well!  As you are aware, the Governor Brown is starting gradually to lift restrictions later this week for retail stores, gatherings, restaurants, etc… We’re not sure yet what that will look like for Lane County. Bishop Hanley has been in close conversation with the […]