Announcements January 10, 2016

Community Reach

Hospitality Center

The hospitality Center helps feed, clothe and minister to the needy in Racine.  In the words of Deacon Kevin, St. Thomas’s on-going support makes a transformative difference in the lives of many and in the life of the Hospitality Center.

*******Searching for Executive Director*******

The Hospitality Center is searching for an Executive Director to provide visionary leadership to ensure the continued  growth and development of the Hospitality Center.  Letters of interest and resumes may be sent to:  Verbal inquires may be directed to Kevin Stewart-The Episcopal Diocese of Milwaukee (414)345-7971.


Food & Item Donations

STOC continues to collect food and other donations that support St. Alphonsus, St. James, Guest House & the Hospitality Center.  If you would like to donate additional items please label your contribution with your preference of ministry and donations will be distributed.  If you are donating food items please do not use the outside drop box, food donations should be left inside the church.  For more information please contact the church office at  414-421-0130.  Thank you….Outreach





         Just a reminder that in case of severe winter weather, WISN/Channel 12 is where STOC’s cancellation information will be found.  You can either watch WISN or check for the most updated information.


Yoga resumes  January 11 through February 29, 2016 8:30am—9:30am.


             Greendale Woman’s Club will be awarding grants to community based not-profit organizations.  Please be specific in your proposal, include what the grant will be used for, the costs, and the amount you are requesting.  Mail your grant request to Judy Rick, 9035 W. Highland Park Ave. Unit 705, Franklin, WI 53132.  All grant requests must be received by March 1, 2016.  Any questions please contact Judy Rick (414)423-5974 or Chris Sowa (414)529-3758

Communion Classes

The Communion Classes will be held on the 4th Sunday of each month from 9:30am-10:30am in Fr. Mark’s office.  The following children are included at this time:  Evan and Audrey K, Natalie and Evelyn K, Bridget D, Angie and Joanne J.  The approximate age range is from 5 to 11.  If anyone else has an interest in their child attending or any questions, please call or email me at 414-604-0841, so I can order additional workbooks.  The classes scheduled are:  1/24, 2/28, (March is tentative due to Holy week/Easter), 4/24, 5/22, and 6/19.  Excited about this class and working with the children!

~ Noelle Gehlhaart

Successful Soup Sale: 

Many “thanks” to Veronica & Gary Heaney & Marge Hill for their fantastic  help in preparing & selling the soup last week.  The sale was successful be we still have 4 containers left in the freezer. (4 Chicken Booyah).  If you are interested in buying at a lower price of $4.00 please see me.

~ Lee Monk, Soup Sales



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