In the Episcopal Church, we celebrate the season before Christmas as Advent. Advent begins on Sunday, November 27. There are four Sundays.
We invite you to explore formation + fellowship + worship + outreach at St. Thomas. You can read the Advent Zine that includes this information, plus reflections written by members of the St. Thomas Community.
Third Sunday of Advent
Holy Eucharist followed by Food + Fellowship
Sunday, December 11 is the BCS Marathon. There will be
NO 8:00 am or 10:30 am service.
We will have ONE service at 4:00 pm followed by food and fellowship.
Fourth Sunday of Advent
Sunday, December 18 at 10:30
This year the Children and Youth Christmas Pageant will be held during the 10:30 am service.
Lessons and Carols
Sunday, December 18 at 5:00 pm
Join us for this Anglican Tradition.
This Advent we invite you to give a donation of each day of Advent as you count down to Christmas. Download your copy of the list. Food items will be donated to the Brazos Valley Food Bank.
Support the Senior community in the Brazos Valley by picking up a name. We have 51 names this year!
Gifts are due by December 5. DO NOT WRAP the gifts.
There will be a wrapping party on December 7 from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm.
St. Thomas Early Learning Center
Two ways to support STELC:
Contact the school office at 979-696-1726 to purchase a poinsettia.
St. Nick Fun Run on Saturday, December 3. There is a 10k, 5k, and the Merry Mile. Visit our website for information to sign up.
Brazos Mobile Food Pantry
Saturday, December 17 from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm
Contact the church office to sign up.
Formation + Fellowship
Adult Advent Study with Father Korey
Sunday, November 27, December 4 and December 18 at 9:30 am
Christmas Pageant Practice
Sunday, November 27, December 4, and December 18 at 9;30 am
Sunday, December 11 at 3:00 pm
Sunday Mornings for Children + Youth
Sundays at 9:30 am
Godly Play for children in PK-1 grade
Advent Zine with Storymakers for children + youth 2-8 grade
BCS Episcopal Youth Gathering
Sunday, November 27, from 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm at The Boathouse at Millican Reserve. Youths 7 - 12 grade are invited to join Daniela and Father Korey for paddling. (Rain or Shine) There will be dinner and a campfire.
St. Nick Storytime
Wednesday, November 30
Dinner + Crafts - 5:45 pm
Storytime - 6:30 pm
Join us for this beloved tradition for the story of St. Nicholas.
BCS Episcopal Children + Youth Gathering
Sunday, December 4 at 12:30 pm at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in downtown Bryan.
Children and youth from 2 - 6 grade are invited to help decorate the float for the Downtown Bryan Christmas Parade on December 8. See the next page for details about the parade.
Senior High Youth Group
Sunday, December 4, from
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Join Daniela and Father Korey for an Advent Party. Meet at St. Thomas.
Junior Youth Group Ugly Sweater Christmas Party
Wednesday, December 7 , from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Children + Youth Downtown Bryan Christmas Parade
Thursday, December 8, from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Meet at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church to ride on the float in the downtown Bryan Christmas Parade.
Saturday, December 10 at 9:00 am at Lick Creek Park. Join us during this Season of Advent as we gather in God's creation to worship.
The Lunch Ladies
Sunday, December 11 at 11:30 pm at Urban Table.
Greening of the Church
Sunday, December 18
Stay after the 10:30 am service to help transition the church for Christmas!
Resources for Home
The Season of Waiting with Kate Bowler
A 4-week devotional with author Kate Bowler. Click here to sign up.
Advent + Food
A wonderful new Advent program that includes cooking and scripture. Learning more about the program here.