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First Saturdays Devotion

Next Saturday, September 6th, is the first Saturday of the month.  Join us at 8AM as we participate in the First Saturdays Devotion with Archbishop Sample and parishes throughout the Archdiocese of Portland.  On the first Saturdays of the month, the Faithful are asked to Go to Confession, Receive Communion, Pray the Rosary, and Meditate for 15 minutes – all with the intention of making reparation to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

STM Community Picnic!

Date:   September 14, 2014

Time:   11am-2pm

Place:   STM Upper Lot Outdoor Pavilion

Click here to electronically RSVP for the STM Community Picnic.  Paper signups will also be available during Mass for the next two weekends.  However, we ask that you only choose one method to RSVP.  When you make your reservation, please be sure to include how many hamburgers, veggie burgers, or hot dogs your family would like to eat.  This will allow us to be better prepared.

If you have any questions, please contact Shiree Ferguson at

Thank you,

The STM Community Picnic Committee

Does Your Child Love to Sing?

St. Thomas More Catholic Church invites your child to join the Children’s Choir, grades 1-6.  Our first rehearsal will be Wednesday, September 17th in the church at 3:00 pm.  Auditions will be held on September 10th.  Please click on the attachment below for details.

STM Children’s Choir Member Information Sheet

If your child is a 7th grader or older, and has an interest in participating in music ministry, please contact Heather Lindaman at 503-936-5272 or email

Nativity School Uniform Drive

The St. Andrew Nativity Tie Sale is going on now!  Blue ties are available in the back of the church for $15 each.  These ties will be given to the children at Nativity School for this upcoming school year.  Please consider purchasing a tie for a student.  We will deliver them before school starts so that each child has a fresh tie.

Questions??  Call Marilyn Whitaker at 503-799-6418 or Robin Becic at 503-297-4639.


Care Ministry

We are seeking needle workers for the Shawl Ministry to create lap blankets or shawls for those who are ill. If you’re interested, you have the option to gather once a month to pray while you knit or crochet OR you may work from your own home. Contact Kim Zea at or call 503-222-2055, ext. 14.

Volunteer Opportunities

We have new dates to volunteer at the Blanchet House soup kitchen. The following Wednesdays include: September 3 & 17, October 1 & 15, and December 3 & 10. We are committed to providing 10 volunteers each time. Children who volunteer with a parent must be in the 6th grade or older. To sign up, please call Kim Zea at 503-222-2055. If a conflict arises and you’re unable to fill your spot, please contact Kim.