Acolyte– Assists the celebrant at the altar before, during and after the service; lights the candles, carries the cross in procession. Training Available. Contact Mardi Shepard 208-720-7631
Adult Education– Variety of on-going classes and lectures led by clergy, laypeople and guest speakers. Contact Don Liebich 208-578-8002 or Jima Rice 208-726-1848
Altar Guild– Cares for the altar, vestments, paraments and vessels. Training available. Contact Mary Malkmus 208-622-3949
Disaster Preparedness– Contact Connie Hoffman 208-725-5522
Eucharistic Ministers– Assists the Celebrant in administering Holy Communion; training available. Contact Ann Taylor 208-720-1253
Flower Guild– Responsible for purchasing and arranging floral bouquets for the altar for all services and special occasions. Donations may be made for dedications of altar flowers. Contact Betsy Ashton 208-726-7611
Garden Group– Plans, plants and maintains the church and rectory gardens. Contact Kaye Kearns 208-788-1881
Green Team– A ministry that endeavors to advocate, educate and articulate protection of the environment and preserving the sanctity of creation. Contact Mary Malkmus 208-622-3949
Hospitality Committee– Hosts social activities, receptions and coffee hour. Contact Lisa Strait 423-505-7506
Pastoral Care Team– Provides cards, flowers, visits, phone calls, casseroles, etc. to parishioners in need of care. Contact Maryanne Whitcomb 208-725-4990
Shawl Ministry– A national ministry; prayerfully knits, crochets and quilts shawls for those with special needs or joys. Contact Pat Jorgensen 208-726-8302
St. Thomas Playhouse is the Theater Ministry at St. Thomas Church and was awarded Non-Profit of the Year by the Valley Chamber in 2019. With shows and programs for all ages, Playhouse is one of the largest outreach ministries at St. Thomas. Click HERE for the website!
St. Thomas Stephen Ministry’s vision is to serve as Christ to one another by offering quality, on-going care to members of St. Thomas Church and others in need in our community. Our mission is to train and supervise lay caregivers to provide Christian care to those hurting, troubled or in need.
Maryanne Whitcomb, email@example.com, 208-725-4990
Marcia Liebich, firstname.lastname@example.org, 208-720-7569
Sabrina Roblin, email@example.com, 415-328-4023