THIS SUMMER AT
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
OUR THEME HERO CENRAL
JULY 17 – 21, 2017
9:00 AM - NOON
Children from 4 years old through those entering 6th grade are invited to join us for games, music, storytelling, & crafts! At VBS, kids have fun as they explore the Bible, make new friends, sing songs, and learn how Jesus works through them in their everyday lives. Campers discover Bible truths that excite and challenge them.
Take kids on awesome adventures alongside some of their favorite Bible heroes and discover the qualities that make us truly heroic in God. VBS Hero Central uses epic music, spectacular science, crafty crafts, heroic recreation, and fantastic Bible stories to help kids (and leaders) discover their strength in God!
- Monday - Samuel Anoints David (1 Samuel 16:1-12)
- Tuesday - Abigail Saves the Day (1 Samuel 25)
- Wednesday - Jesus Goes to the Temple (Luke 2:41-52)
- Thursday- Beatitudes (Matthew 4:23-5:12)
- Friday - Pentecost (Acts 2:1-41)
The women of TMPC are heading down to Sandy Cove in Maryland for a weekend retreat.
During the summer months we have one worship service at 9:30am. This year we will switch to our summer worship schedule on Sunday, June 18. Each Sunday after worship we will gather outside in our beautiful courtyard for Lemonade on the Lawn which is a time for delicious goodies, lemonade, and good conversation.
All Children and Youth along with their families and friends are invited to join us as we celebrate another wonderful year of Sunday School. During both our worship services we will be distributing Bibles for certain grades and thanking our teachers for all they did to make Sunday School a great success! During the Sunday School hour each class will have a celebration and following the 11:00am worship service all families are invited to stay for our community meal!
Enter into the life of the Holy Cross Monastery through worship, tradition, and daily living. Pastor Spencer will facilitate a study of centering prayer every morning and evening. There will also be time for personal prayer, meditation, conversations, and hiking. Check out our website for more information.
Scholarships are available.
Please contact Stuart Spencer. If you need to cancel your plans after you register, the church may be unable to refund any or all of your funds
On one Sunday each year our middle school and high school youth plan our worship service and lead us on that Sunday morning. This year the youth are putting together a wonderful Fifth Sunday service.
Just one donation can save up to 3 lives! Join us on Wednesday, April 19th for a Red Cross Blood Drive that can help to save lives. We will be in the Fellowship Hall of Thompson Memorial Presbyterian Church from 2:00-7:00pm.
Appointments are preferred. For an appointment or information please call the Church Office 215-862-2440 or sign up at redcrossblood.org and enter Sponsor Code: TMPC
6:30am - Sunrise Service
Weather permitting, we gather in the courtyard; Music Room otherwise, join us as we watch the sunrise and sing to God's glory.
8:30am - Family Service
Our Children and Youth musical ensembles will help us
sing and ring praises to our Risen Lord!
9:45 - Sunday School Program
Children of all ages are invited to our Easter program in the Sanctuary.
This is followed by an egg hunt lead by our teachers and teenagers.
11:00 - Celebration Service
Our adult bell and choir ensembles lead us in worship.
A special coffee hour will be offered in the Music Room after each service with a wonderful spread of breakfast goodies and plenty of coffee.
Join us for a Service of Tenebrae also known as a Service of Shadows. We will hear scripture read as we follow along with Jesus through the last days and moments of his life and respond in song and prayer.
Join us for a soup and bread supper in our Fellowship Hall at 6:00pm. After dinner we will worship together featuring the contemporary cantata, "I Know What Love is Now" by John Wilson and the Providence Band which will be led by Grant Farmer. We will also have a mediation from Kelly LePenske remembering the night when our Lord and Savior was betrayed as we participate in the sacrament of the Lord's Supper.
Come and check out our biannual Rummage Sale! We have small household items, books, games, jewelry, clothes, and so much more!
The sale is open Thursday, April 6 from 9:00am-5:00pm and Friday, April 7 from 9:00am - 12:00pm.
If you have items to donate, please drop them off in our Fellowship Hall.
We conclude our Renewal Weekend with a Vespers Service at 5:00pm in the Sanctuary led by Brother Joseph Wallace-Williams with music by the Princeton Seminary Gospel Choir. This worship service will be followed by a covered-dish dinner in Fellowship Hall.
On Saturday, March 25, Brother Joseph from Holy Cross Monestary will lead a half-day prayer retreat with a focus on forgiveness.
Each Wednesday evening during the season of Lent we will gather around table to share a delicious meal of homemade soup and hearty bread in our Fellowship Hall. Supper begins at 6:00pm and is followed by an evening prayer service in our sanctuary at 7:00pm. This service is based on the tradition of evening prayer which focuses on the Psalms.
All are welcome to join us for an Ash Wednesday Service at the Forest Grove Presbyterian Church. During worship we will sing hymns, read scripture, hear the gospel preached, and we will participate in the imposition of ashes. This is a beautiful way to begin the journey of Lent.
All members of Thompson Church are encouraged to attend our Annual Meeting following the 11:00am worship service on Sunday, Feb. 26. The purpose of our meeting will be to review 2016 and look forward to 2017.
On Super Bowl Sunday as folks get ready for the Big Game by cooking delicious game-day fare, we want to remember those who are hungry in our area. On Sunday, Feb. 5th, we will be collecting soup cans and donations to help stock our local food pantries. Please remember to bring in your cans of soup or make a donation the day of!
In the winter, the men head to the Poconos Mountains for a weekend of fellowship, sharing, and good eating. After the sessions, there is plenty of time to enjoy the local activities! This year's theme is "Don't Be a Caveman", led by Doug Hoglund, Senior Pastor at Woodside Presbyterian. For more details, including directions, check out our brochure. All men are invited to join us January 27-29, 2017. Please register by Sunday, January 8. The cost to attend is $80 You may register and pay below, or if you prefer to pay by check, please make your check payable to TMPC and put "Men's Retreat" in the memo line.
Everyone is welcome to join us for a church-wide service project as TMPC partners with Stop Hunger Now to feed people in need. On Saturday, Jan 14 we will package over 10,000 meals in just two hours, so we need your help! We are looking for volunteers ages 5 years old and up to participate. For those friends under 5, childcare will be provided.
If you would like to participate or donate to this cause, please click on the button below.
Join us on Christmas Day for worship and/or brunch! We will have a single Christmas Day service at 9:30 a.m. where the pastors will read us a Christmas story and we'll celebrate by singing carols. After the service, share in a special Community Meal Christmas brunch from 10:30 to noon. Learn more about our Community Meal program or sign up to help!
Come and worship our newborn Savior in our sanctuary. Our choirs will ring and sing and Pastor Stuart Spencer will preach good news of great joy. We will also celebrate the Lord's Supper and ring in Christmas morning at the stroke of midnight.
This worship service will take place in our Sanctuary and will include many readings from Scripture which will provide a deeper understanding of God's gift. Between readings, the congregation will sing carols and songs.
Children and children at heart are invited to Fellowship Hall for a joyful celebration of the birth of Jesus. This wonderful worship service will include special music from all the children's choirs. There are usually a few surprises, a little bit of noise, and lots of smiles at this service.
Join us as we celebrate Christmas with a fun and lively Christmas Musical. Our children have been working hard learning their lines and practicing their songs and we are excited to see the performance!
They will present the musical at 9:45am on Sunday, December 18 in the Fellowship Hall. All are welcome!
Join us for Christmas Caroling at New Hope Manor!
We will meet in the Fellowship Hall at 5:00pm before heading over to carol at New Hope Manor. While we are there we will sing all our favorite Christmas Carols with the residents and share some hot chocolate and other goodies.
If you would like more information contact Tricia Murphy at firstname.lastname@example.org
For many the holiday season is filled with family and friends sharing memories and meals together. For others this season is a painful reminder that their is someone missing from the festivities. Still others struggle with loneliness the most during this time. We want to offer a place for everyone to come around table and enjoy a meal together. On December 6 at 6:00pm join us for a soup and bread supper. At 7:00pm following the meal we will move to the sanctuary for a service of Evening Prayer. Here we will take time to remember those who are not with us this season and lift up our hearts to God in worship.
As a congregation it is important for us to come together and remember all the blessing God has given to us. Join us for a beautiful evening vesper service in the sanctuary at 5:00pm. After the service we will gather in the Fellowship Hall for a delicious turkey dinner with all the fixin's