Who We Are
St. Thomas Episcopal Church is a joyful, friendly and inviting place that is open to all. Newcomers often say, "St. Thomas is the most welcoming church they have visited." Many people in the Lowcountry agree with this view, and you are invited to have the same experience. When you visit St. Thomas you will feel the love of Christ, encounter a faithful worshipping community, and depart knowing you have been touched by the grace of God. Read more about What We Believe.
St. Thomas Episcopal Church is located in the Park Circle area of North Charleston. The parish has plenty of convenient parking for everyone. St. Thomas is affiliated with The Episcopal Church and The Episcopal Church in South Carolina. St. Thomas is the only church in North Charleston that is officially a member of the worldwide Anglican Communion, and the Protestant Episcopal Church in the USA. To learn more about St. Thomas in a fun way, watch our parish videos by clicking here.
Current Events at St. Thomas
Planning of Holy Baptism- Holy Baptism is the sacrament by which God adopts us as his children and makes us members of Christ's Body, the Church, and inheritors of the kingdom of God (BCP, 858). If you would like to be baptized or have your child, grandchild, or an adult baptized in upcoming church services, please contact the church office @ 843-747-0479.
Current Support Drives at St. Thomas
Newborns in Need -
It's time for Newborns In Need's Annual event of collecting new and "gently loved" warm sleepers and sleep sacks (size NB to 18 months) for needy babies in the Lowcountry. Will be collecting from September 1st - October 31st.
Newborns in Need, Inc. (NIN) is a 501(c)(3) charity organized to help take care of needy babies. NIN volunteers provide care necessities to agencies and hospitals serving premature, ill, or impoverished newborns. Newborns In Need distributes items free of charge to babies in the United States
My Sister's House -
My Sister’s House, Inc., is a nonprofit organization founded in 1980 that provides services, programs and resources to empower domestic violence victims and their children to live free from abuse. St. Thomas is proud to be a donation drop-off facility for My Sister's House. We have a donation box located across from the office. They are always in need of clothes, babies items, small appliances. Many of these women & children have had to leave their homes and start a new one.
Holy City Missions -
Holy City Missions is in need of the following items. Men’s and women’s socks, brown paper lunch-size bags, individual packaged snacks: raisins, chips, cookies, dried fruit, pretzels juice boxes and bottles of water. There is a black box in the Narthex (back of the Church) that you may put your donations in. Thank you in advance.
Lowcountry Orphan Relief
-The mission of Lowcountry Orphan Relief and Midlands Orphan Relief is to provide support services and aid to meet the needs of South Carolina children identified as at-risk or suffering from abandonment, abuse and/or neglect.
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Sunday - 10:30 AM Church
Link to Join Zoom Meetings
Sunday - 9:00 AM -Zoom
Wednesday - 7:00 PM Zoom
Compline (Evening Prayer)
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Chili Luncheon and Pumpkin Auction
Click this link: Pumpkin Auction and Chili Luncheon-2022 to view more information on past events.
Join your friends at St. Thomas for fellowship, fun and delicious food on Sunday, October 30, 2022!!! Homemade chili and breads will be served immediately after the 10:30am service in Good Shepherd Hall.
Following lunch we will have our annual Pumpkin Auction. Come see the pumpkins decorated like you have never seen before!
St. Thomas is blessed with a wonderful Quilting Prayer Ministry. After the lap quilts are made by parishioners, members are invited to tie the strings, and say a prayer before the quilt is given to receiver. Each string tied is reminder that people are praying for healing and recovery. Click here to view more pictures on Facebook.