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.

In-person services:

Sundays 8:00 a.m. & 10:30 a.m

En español 5:30 p.m.

Virtual services can be found on our Services page.

Weekly Services

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?

Yes. Every Sunday at 5:30 p.m. This is a Rite II service.

Where can I learn more about the Episcopal Church?

The national Episcopal Church website has lots of useful information. https://www.episcopalchurch.org/

How long are your services?

Approximately 45 min for the 8:00 a.m. service, 1 hour for the 10:30 a.m. service, 1 hour for the 5:00 p.m. Spanish service.

Do you have a specific dress code?

No, we do not.

How often is Holy Communion offered?

Every week at all services.

Is worship music contemporary or traditional?

There is no music at the 8:oo a.m. service. The music at the 10:30 a.m. service is mostly traditional with an occassional contemporary offering. The music at the spanish language service includes contemporary music.

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?

Child-care services were suspended during the pandemic. We hope to resume this service soon.

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.

Come join us!