Calendar

Events

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

David Pendleton Oakerhater

Deacon and Missionary of the Cheyenne
b. 1847
d. August 31, 1931

Collect:

O God of unsearchable wisdom and infinite mercy, thou didst choose a captive warrior, David Oakerhater, to be thy servant, and didst send him to be a missionary to his own people and to execute the office of a deacon among them: Liberate us, who commemorate him today, from bondage to self, and empower us for service to thee and to the neighbors thou hast given us; through Jesus Christ, the captain of our salvation; who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Spirit, one God for ever and ever. Amen.

12:00 am
Fr Turner reflects on the life and musical ministry of John Scott, Organist and Director of Music at Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue from 2004-2015.
7:30 am – 6:30 pm, Fifth Avenue Entrance
8:00 am, Chantry Chapel
12:10 pm, Chantry Chapel
This Mass includes a healing service of Holy Unction.
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm, Saint Thomas Church Parish House
5:30 pm, Chantry Chapel

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

The Martyrs of New Guinea

Collect:

Almighty God, we remember before thee this day the blessed martyrs of New Guinea, who, following the example of their Savior, laid down their lives for their friends; and we pray thee that we, who honor their memory, may imitate their loyalty and faith; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

7:30 am – 6:30 pm, Fifth Avenue Entrance
8:00 am, Chantry Chapel
12:10 pm, Chantry Chapel
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm, Saint Thomas Church Parish House
5:30 pm, Chantry Chapel

Thursday, September 3, 2015

7:30 am – 6:30 pm, Fifth Avenue Entrance
8:00 am, Chantry Chapel
12:10 pm, Chantry Chapel
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm, Saint Thomas Church Parish House
5:30 pm, Chantry Chapel
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Saint Thomas Church Parish House

Friday, September 4, 2015

7:30 am – 6:30 pm, Fifth Avenue Entrance
8:00 am, Chantry Chapel
12:10 pm, Chantry Chapel
5:30 pm, Chantry Chapel
6:30 pm, Saint Thomas Church Parish House

Saturday, September 5, 2015

9:00 am – 3:00 pm, Fifth Avenue Entrance
9:30 am – 12:15 pm, Saint Thomas Church Parish House
10:00 am – 11:00 am, Saint Thomas Church Parish House
12:10 pm, Chantry Chapel

Sunday, September 6, 2015

THE FIFTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST (Pr. 18)

The Gospel for the morning services on this Sunday (it is Year B in the Lectionary) is Mark 7:24-37, wherein we have miracles of healing and restoration. The story of the Syro-Phoenician woman is also told in Matthew 15:21-28.

Here are some sermons which might be helpful:
Stick to Your Prayers (2002) by Fr Mead
Clarity and Truth (2004) by Fr Mead
Hearing and Speaking Plainly (2003) by Fr Mead

Collect:

Grant us, O Lord, we pray thee, to trust in thee with all our heart; seeing that, as thou dost alway resist the proud who confide in their own strength, so thou dost not forsake those who make their boast of thy mercy; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. (Proper 18)

8:00 am, Chantry Chapel
9:00 am, High Altar
9:45 am – 10:30 am, 2nd Floor, Parish House
10:00 am – 10:45 am, Andrew Hall, Parish House
Dr. Robert Duvall will introduce the life and work of the contemporary Christian poet (and former editor of the prestigious Poetry journal) Christian Wiman.