Ann Urinoski ordained as Deacon

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Father Paul and Deacon Cecily attended the ordination of Deacon Ann Urinoski. Ann was an active member of ECM while a student at the University of Delaware. She was the president of ECM her junior and senior year. Ann is in her last year of seminary at The General Theological Seminary, in New York.

Ann spent a year in South Africa with the Episcopal Service Youth Corp. She was ordained at the Cathedral in Trenton, New Jersey on December 16, 2015.


Bouncing Baby Boy Blessings Abound!!

Written by Fr. Paul Gennett Jr.+ on .

Blessings to all in this new day as we await "for unto us a child in born, a son is given" the hope of the Christmas message, Love come to earth!

Well, some of our parish family got a bit of a jump on this hopeful prophecy!! We celebrate the birth of Ryan to Colleen Branigan yesterday, December 16, and blessings to grand parents Tracy and Steve Branigan ... and today Lucas was born to Tori and Kevin Quinones, and blessings to grand parents Judy and Michael Grabowski! What a joyful gift to these families to add to the gift of the Presence of Jesus this Christmastide! CONGRATS to all, and prayers for healthy lives together!

With thanks, your servant in Christ,
Fr. Paul Gennett Jr.+


Stewardship Campaign 2016

Written by Lisa Swain on .

Each year at this time, the leaders of churches throughout the country are in the process of determining what they expect their income, expenses and staffing needs will be for the coming year.  St. Thomas's is no different and this is the practical purpose of asking our members to pledge the time, talent and treasure they will give in 2016. Please see our 2016 Stewardship Invitation.


Episcopal Church's Young Adult Service Corp

Written by Alejandra Garcia-Gonzalez on .

"Take my hand and join me as I minister with the Episcopal Church's Young Adult Service Corp in Central America."

Follow my journey at

"Here am I! Send Me.
Isaiah 6:8

Won't you consider contributing to this wondrous journey? See options for donating online or via a paper form.

Love & Blessings,

Alejandra Garcia-Gonzalez
The C.R.E.W. Youth Minister
St. Thomas Episcopal Parish
Newark, DE


Welcome to Saint Thomas's

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We are thankful and delighted that you have visited our parish family of St. Thomas’!  We are a diverse congregation that shares in a faithful, committed, active parish life.  Being adjacent to the University of Delaware, we embody a special spiritual and intellectual energy that we hope will engage you in mind and spirit.  Our hope is that you freely explore the many ministry opportunities that express your gifts and interests – in worship, study, social action, hospitality, Christian education for young and adult, our musical and choir programs, publications, pastoral care, and other pathways you may chose or may bring to us.  There are many, many ways you can share your gifts and grow in faith with us.

I am honored to share in the mutual ministry of St. Thomas’ parish, as together we seek to grow more deeply in God and Christ in our living.  If I may be of help to you in becoming acclimated at St. Thomas’, I would be delighted to meet with you at our mutual convenience and share the sacred stories that make up our life and faith experience.

Again, our warmest welcome in Christ to you and hope you will find the presence of Christ among us as you seek your spiritual home.

Faithfully in Christ,

The Reverend Paul W. Gennett, Jr., Rector

The Rev. Deacon Cecily Sawyer Harmon, Episcopal Campus Minister

St. Thomas's Episcopal Church
276 S. College Avenue
Newark, Delaware 19711-5235

Parish Office:(302) 368-4644
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