St. Thomas Family Fun Camping Trip: Sep 15 -17

When September rolls around, guess what?…summer isn’t really over yet!

Join us for one last blast of summer fun with camping with your friends at St Thomas.

Go for a hike, sing campfire songs, chat with friends, relax in the warmth of a California summer!

Now is the time to start planning for the St. Thomas “Family Fun Camping Trip” and reserve your campsite!

PLANNED ACTIVITIES

* Hikes & Games
* Camp fire with Songs ‘n’ S’mores
* BBQ Dinner (sponsored by St. Thomas Family Ministry)
* Pastor Salying’s Super Awesome Sunday service in the park

WHEN

9/15 (Friday) – 9/17 (Sunday)

LOCATION

Memorial Park in San Mateo County: 9500 Pescadero Creek Road, Loma Mar, CA 94021

WHAT TO BRING & CAMPING OPTIONS

This is an overnight tent camping experience. You must bring your own tent, cooking supplies and other camping related equipment.

You may choose to camp for 1-night, 2-nights or just come on Saturday for daytime use.

COMMUNAL DINNER ON SATURDAY: St. Thomas Family Ministry will host a BBQ dinner on Saturday. Please bring a dish to share for the BBQ dinner.

Other than the Saturday BBQ, you are responsible for all your meals during the camping, so plan accordingly.

RESERVE A CAMPSITE ASAP

Reserve your campsite as soon as possible. This can be done via online at https://secure.itinio.com/sanmateo/memorial-park# or by calling the San Mateo County Parks reservation desk at (650) 363-4021.

When making a reservation, be sure to choose the correct camping dates (check in on 9/15 Friday and checkout on 9/17 Sunday) and the correct park (Memorial Park).

See below for the map of the Memorial Park camping site. You may reserve any one of the available sites but try to stay close to the tent sites #10-29 (circled in the map below), so St. Thomas members can be more or less together.

Also many of the tent sites are large enough to accommodate two smaller tents, so if you are a single camper, you may want to coordinate with another single parish member and share one tent site.

FINAL INSTRUCTIONS

Once you have booked your camping site, please alert Bora or Contact Us with Family Camp listed in the subject line. We would like to know how much food to cook for the Saturday dinner.

Also if you are planning to come on Saturday for daytime use only, please let Bora know as well.

ADDITIONAL INFO

For a Memorial Park brochure and park map, follow the link to San Mateo Parks & Recreation Dept. – Memorial Park.

QUESTIONS

If you have questions or are interested in reserving a campsite, please Contact Us.

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Adult Education Summer Series

Take a Cultural Tour with Us

This summer, Adult Education is going on a journey to spiritually encounter some edible and incredible experiences. We are sponsoring three (3) events – so, mark your calendars!

CULTURAL ENCOUNTER WITH HINDUISM and INDIA

WHEN: Wednesday, July 23rd at 7:00PM

WHERE: Chaats & Currys located at 520 Lawrence Expressway #310 – Sunnyvale, CA 94085

For location and directions, see Google Map

DESCRIPTION: We will meet at a local Indian restaurant to experience a culinary and cultural immersion that includes great food and conversation with our guest speakers.

PILGRIMAGE ON EL CAMINO DE SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA

WHEN: Wednesday, July 30th at 7:30PM

WHERE: Saint Thomas Episcopal Church – Library

For location and directions, see Directions & Campus Map

DESCRIPTION: St. Thomas is privileged to have two members who have made the pilgrimage along The Way of St. James in Spain. Join us for photo slide shows and discussion with Keith Giles and Elizabeth Fitting.

CULTURAL ENCOUNTER WITH BUDDHISM and THAILAND

WHEN: Wednesday, August 20th at 7:00PM

WHERE: Thai Pepper located at 103 East Fremont Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94087

For location and directions, see Google Map

DESCRIPTION: We will meet our guest speakers at this popular Thai eatery for discussion about their religious tradition, and of course, more great food.

Questions?

If you have questions are would like more information, please Contact Us and select “Adult Education” from the drop-down menu.

Original photo by Kristin Munday taken at The Rubin Museum of Art in New York City, which “is dedicated to the collection, display, and preservation of the art of the Himalayas and surrounding regions, especially Tibetan art.” – Wikipedia

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