Welcome to St. Thomas Episcopal Church
Our Mission Statement
Serving Christ reverently.
Caring for God's creation generously.
Striving for peace through the Holy Spirit.
On-site services and programs have been suspended.
Virtual services can be found on our Services page.
Scroll down for answers to frequently asked questions.You can read them all, or use the search function if you have a specific question.
Frequently asked questions
Can I take Holy Communion if I'm not a member, or an Episcopalian?
Yes, you can. All who follow Christ are welcome to receive the bread and wine at Holy Communion.
What is the difference between a Rite I and Rite II service?
Rite I services use traditional language (think "the Queen's English") and does not include music. Rite II services use contemporary language and includes music.
Are you open during the week?
The church doors will be unlocked as staffing allows. We recommend calling in advance to see if the church is open. 479-751-9184.
Are you LGBT friendly?
Yes, we are!
Do you have services in spanish?
Not at this time, but it is something we hope to be able to offer in the near future.
Where can I learn more about the Episcopal Church?
The national Episcopal Church website has lots of useful information.
How long are your services?
Approximately 45 min for the 8:00 a.m. service, and 1 hour for the 10:30 a.m. service.
Do you have a specific dress code?
No, we do not.
How often is Holy Communion offered?
Every week at both services.
Is worship music contemporary or traditional?
The music at the 10:30 a.m. service is mostly traditional with an occassional contemporary offering.
Do you use wine or grape juice at Holy Communion?
We use wine and gluten-free communion bread.
Is there child-care available during service?
There is child-care available at the 10:30 a.m. service.
How can I get involved with a ministry? Become a volunteer?
You can find contact information for several of our ministries on our Ministries Page. And you can always call and speak to our office Admin, Ali Johnson, at 479-751-9184. She'll be happy to point you in the right direction.
Artwork by the Rev. Brandon Hudson.