Events

Shrove Tuesday

 
 
St. Thomas Episcopal Parish Presents
Mardi Gras – The Jazz Age
Tuesday, February 21 at 6:00pm in Rantz Hall
 
This family-friendly event includes a build your own pancake bar, the Belen Jazz Trio, a silent auction, Haitian items for sale, and fellowship!
Children’s activities are planned throughout the night including creative art, a Mardi Gras parade, and drawing and writing letters to the girls in Haiti.
Food and beverage will also be provided.
 
There is a suggested ticket donation of $30 per family or $15 per individual. Your gift will support St. Thomas Parish and an equal gift amount will be donated by St. Thomas Episcopal Church to the Women and Girls Initiative in Haiti, a program of Partners in Health.
 
The Shrove Tuesday silent auction will celebrate the talents of the St. Thomas community with the opportunity to bid on special meals, baked goods, donated time for special activities (painting/gardening/organizing), and other items. To sign up for the silent auction, please contact Vivian More Cortiñas at (305) 975-5181.
 
If you would like to attend, but cannot drive at night, please contact Lelia Harrington at Harringtonlelia@gmail.com or (516) 236-3159, to arrange for transportation.
 
 
 
The Women and Girls Initiative of Haiti (WGI)
Photo of Didi Bertrand Farmer with girls in Haiti who are participating in the Women and Girls Initiative. This is a project supported by St. Thomas Episcopal Parish Church and School because they believe that empowering girls through education will enable them to rise above the natural disasters and violence that have crippled their country.