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The Rector's Reflection for March 2017
March 1, 2017
In his Lenten reflection, Canon Turner explores how Lent is truly a joyful season and, as ash is the same chemical composition as a diamond, so our journey in Lent is towards the transforming glory of God.
The Rector's Reflection for February 2017
February 1, 2017
Following the inauguration of the 45th President of the United States, Canon Turner reflects on the importance of prayer for leaders of the nations.
The Rector's Christian Doctrine Class 2017: Pilgrims on The Way
December 12, 2016
The Rector's Christian Doctrine Class is offered from January to May and will begin anew in January 2017.
The Rector's Reflection for December 2016
December 1, 2016
As Christmas approaches, Canon Turner reflects on the many contrasts found in the Christmas story, the Church’s Calendar of saints and even Saint Thomas Church situated on Fifth Avenue.
Quiz Night Victory!
November 8, 2016
Congratulations to Team YA-YA's on their strong showing and their commanding win at the Third Annual Saint Thomas Church Quiz Night!
The Rector's Reflection for November 2016
November 1, 2016
As the nights draw in and the days shorten, Canon Turner reflects on the great feats of All Saints and All Souls, contrasting them with the masks of Halloween and two great Saints who struggled with their own sense of wearing masks.
The Rector's Reflection for October 2016
October 1, 2016
In his October reflection Canon Turner considers the busy lives we all lead and the importance of sometimes taking time to ‘pick up and throw away stones’ as suggested in the Book Ecclesiastes.
The Rector's Chronicle - September 2016
September 8, 2016
There is a great deal happening at Saint Thomas as the new choral season 2016-17 begins. The Rector's Chronicle is full of news - everything from education for children and adults to social events to enjoy this Fall.
The Rector's Reflection for September 2016
September 1, 2016
Canon Turner is assisted by Dan in his September reflection by being interviewed by him and sharing music that has mattered to him throughout his life.
The Rector's Reflection for August 2016
August 1, 2016
Father Turner was in Europe just before the British Referendum on membership of the European Union and explores the diversity of Europe and how communities must be built on mutual trust.