St Thomas’ is an Anglican church in East Vancouver. We are located at 2444 East 41st Avenue, Vancouver, BC. St Thomas is a Parish Church in the Anglican Diocese of New Westminster and our Bishop is The Right Reverend Melissa Skelton.
Through our worship, study, outreach and fellowship activities, St Thomas strives to be an inclusive community that welcomes, supports and equips all people on the journey of life. We hope that you will be nurtured and enriched as you share in the life of this parish. Let’s journey together.
Sunday worship is offered in English at 10 a.m.. The Holy Eucharist is offered each Sunday, using the Book of Alternative Services. Contemporary and traditional music is led by our organist, choir, and guitar praise group. We also have a weekday Eucharist each Wednesday at 10:00a.m. and this service is followed by healing prayers and anointing. On the first Wednesday of each month the service is also followed by a community hot lunch. All are welcome and please do come and join us.
St Thomas is known to be a welcoming church and we wear this reputation proudly. Please feel free to join in our tea and coffee and refreshment time together after each Sunday service in the Lower Hall. There are many and varied ways you can get involved at St Thomas. From outreach programs to church committees to performing in our choir or guitar group to getting involved in our up coming centennial celebrations there are many ways in which you can enrich our community. To find out more visit our ‘Ministries’ page.
St. Thomas seats approximately 200 people, and has a main altar as well as a side altar that is used for weekday services. At the left, front side of the church (near the side door) is an area where healing prayer is offered during the Sunday Eucharist for those in need of special prayer. A Parent’s Room is located at the back of the church so that parents can remain in the service in the event that their infants or small children become restless and require a place to play or explore.
The Upper Hall, which consists of a main meeting area, a stage, and a small meeting room, is used for Sunday School and parish events. The Lower Hall is used for coffee time after the service on Sundays, for parish meals, and other activities. A kitchen, choir room meeting room and washrooms are also located downstairs. The Church Office is located off the front of the sanctuary, near the St. Margaret Street entrance.
St Thomas does rent out the Church hall on a limited basis. If you wold like to enquire about renting the Hall please call the office at 604-434-6111.