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Ministries

St. Thomas Ministries and Stewardship in the Catholic Church

A simple definition of Stewardship is to live out a commitment to be Christ-centered rather than self-centered. It is not about fund-raising, money or donations it is about prayerfully discerning which and how much of your God-given resources of time, talent, and treasure you can commit to our parish and community. These ministries give all of us a unique opportunity to deepen our faith in the Lord, through prayer and service. The various ministries of St. Thomas parish provide you with a wide variety of ways of connecting with our Parish community. Through these ministries you can learn and grow as an individual, meet others who share your values, and reach out to serve the larger parish and community. Our ministries survive on volunteers and we hope there is something for everyone! If not, join us in creating future ministries.

Opening our hearts to stewardship also opens our hearts to the Lord’s outpouring of His grace and mercy and strengthens us to go forth as His witnesses to the whole world. So read through our ministries and find one that speaks to you – and be a VOLUNTEER!

Discipleship

Good News NEWSLETTER

Good News NEWSLETTER

Three newsletters a year are intended to give parishioners a feeling of belonging and impart a sense of community. News items or story suggestions are welcome.

Contact:

Carolyn Nation

Phone: 601-264-8277

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Library

The Mission of St. Thomas Aquinas Church Library is to provide orthodox Catholic and Christian materials to support the various needs of the parish and parishioners in order to encourage and nurture positive growth in the Catholic Faith throughout life. The collection contains books, videotapes, dvds, audiocassette tapes and kits, music CDs, audio CDs, Catholic newspapers, teaching aids, reference materials, and a vertical file. The library is located on the second floor of the parish center. It is designed to

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Altar Guild

Meets as needed. This ministry cares for the linens, vestments and altar. They are also responsible for coordinating the altar cloth with the liturgical calendar, decorating the church for Christmas, Easter and special occasions. Check on supplies of candles, altar wine, and general supplies. Members weekly wash and iron linens used, check to see if vestments need cleaning, and weekly clean the sanctuary.

Contact:

Ondine Rudolph

Phone: 601-596-5062

Email: ondine.rudolph@gmail.com

 

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Discipleship

The Discipleship mission statement is: Proclaiming the message of Christ by serving others. This is the foundation upon which all our ministries have developed. The ministry of Discipleship is best known for the Ministry Fair. Sub ministries are the Good News Newsletter. We also produce the Parish Resource Guide. Throughout the year, the team encourages the spirit of discipleship through the prayers of the faithful, bulletin inserts or similar communication venues.

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