Dear Members and Friends of Saint Thomas,
With thanksgiving to our merciful God, and through your generosity, we have been able to move into the new Saint Thomas the Apostle Church, and many furnishings have already been purchased and installed.
Now that we’ve had several months to catch our collective breath - and hopefully begin to replenish our piggy banks - several items have been placed on the wish list:
Bee Keeping Startup Supplies $750 DONATED
Bell Tower $5,000
Bell (Starter set bell #1) $1,000
Bell (Starter set bell #2) $4,200
Bell (Starter set bell #3) $34,000
Candle Box – Northeast corner (Saint Thomas Icon)* $800 DONATED
Candle Box – Southeast corner (Saint Nicholas Icon)* $800 DONATED
Chandelier for the center of the Nave $10,000
Church Fan (Repida, Exapterigon ) Set $1,750
Icon of the Dormition (West wall of Nave above entrance doors) $1,700 DONATED
Icon of Last Supper (Lower beam of Iconostasis – Partial drawing below) $1,600
Icons of the Major Feasts (Twelve; six to left and right of Last Supper) $1,500 each
Icons of Mother of God and St. John the Baptist (Upper Beam – see below) $1,200 each
Icons of the Saints (Upper beam, Ten, five to left and right – four shown) $1,000 each
Plaschanitsa/Epitaphios (See photo below) $750
Tomb (Table and Dome for Plaschanitsa/Epitaphios: See photo below) $4,250
*Candle boxes will match the existing candle boxes in the northwest and southwest nave corners)
We ask you to consider purchasing, or pledging to purchase one or more of these items - as an individual, a family, or as part of a group by pledging a donation to cover a portion of the cost of an item(s) of your choice. If you wish, your donation(s) can be made in memory of loved ones.
One thing I have desired of the Lord, that will I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the Lord, and to inquire in His temple. (Ps. 27:4)
Please see Father Joseph or Deacon Steve to purchase, to pledge or for additional information.