Outreach PicFollowing Jesus’ commandment set out in Matthew 25:35-37 to feed the hungry, welcome the stranger, clothe the naked and visit the sick and those in prison, St. Thomas reaches out in the community and the world by working with these groups:

Advent Angel Tree Parishioners choose a gift tag off the Christmas tree and purchase the child’s wished for gift.

Back Pack Pals collects donations and provides area children in need with a back pack of food to take home for weekend meals.

Haiti Mission  Our members support CODEP (Haiti Fund, Inc.) with donations and as participants in mission trips to work on projects in Haiti.

Martha's 2Loving Arms Ministry helps the residents of Beaufort County with funds for utilities, food and rent.

Martha's Project   Martha’s is a ministry with area churches meeting the physical and spiritual needs of the community in eastern Beaufort County. Martha's operates a thrift store and uses proceeds to buy food for families in need.

Operation Christmas Child   St. Thomas has participated for many years in Operation Christmas Child, a mission of Samaritan's Purse that distributes shoe boxes filled with small gifts to children in 148 countries around the world.

Ruth’s House  St. Thomas supports Ruth's House, a safe shelter for abused women, by buying supplies needed at the shelter. We also have members who volunteer as monitors at the safe house or work at Ruth’s House Antique Store on Main St. in Washington.

Salvation Army   On the first Sunday of each month members bring food donations for Salvation Army’s pantry for area residents.