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Thursday, January 28, 2016

The Experience of Prayer: A Class in Four Parts
6:30 PM

Father Spurlock will lead the second of four Thursday-night classes on prayer. Tonight’s topic will be healing prayer.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

The Rector’s Christian Doctrine Class
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Topic for this session: God the Holy Spirit: Being ‘fully alive’ with the gifts of the Spirit.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

The Experience of Prayer: A Class in Four Parts
6:30 PM

On four consecutive Thursdays, January 21 through February 11, please plan on attending a four-session course on prayer. Fathers Turner and Spurlock are pleased to join Saint Thomas parishioner Brett Moore, and spiritual director Kari Kristina Reeves in teaching this course.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

The Rector’s Christian Doctrine Class
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Topic for this session: God the Son: Incarnation, Atonement and Glory.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

The Rector’s Christian Doctrine Class
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Topic for this session: God the Father: Creation, the Fall and what it means to be ‘made in God’s image’.

Friday, January 1, 2016

The Rector’s Reflection for January 2016
12:00 AM

Canon Turner reflects on the huge influence of Victorian English church musicians and, in particular, the colorful character of SS Wesley.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

The Rector’s Reflection for December 2015
12:00 AM

Canon Turner reflects on a visit to the Church of the Holy Nativity in Bethlehem and contrasts it with Christmas in Fifth Avenue shops.

Sunday, November 1, 2015

All Saints' Sunday
The Twenty-Third Sunday After Pentecost
The Rector’s Reflection for November 2015
12:00 AM

November is the month of All Souls. Canon Turner reflects on the loss of many old funeral customs and, the the popularity of certain poems that seem to deny the reality of death.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

The Rector’s Reflection for October 2015
12:00 AM

Father Turner reflects on the visit of Pope Francis to the 9-11 memorial and the multi-religious gathering he attended.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

The Rector’s Reflection for September 2015
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.

Saturday, August 1, 2015

The Rector’s Reflection for August 2015
12:00 AM

On his return from a visit to Rome, Father Turner shares his experience of the ancient Vatican Necropolis and the search for the Bones of Peter.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Rector’s Reflection for July 2015
12:00 AM

Father Turner reflects on the feast of Corpus Christi and how the command of Jesus ‘Do this in remembrance of me’ has been faithfully obeyed for generation upon generation.

Monday, June 1, 2015

The Rector’s Reflection for June 2015
12:00 AM

June is the end of the Choir School term and Father Turner reflects on the contribution that the choristers make to Saint Thomas Church and how their stories are part of a bigger story.

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