St. Thomas welcomes the growing population of Latin Americans.

  • We celebrate the Latin traditions of quinceaneras and Maria Guadalupe.

  • We worship bilingually with Latin faithful in Holy Baptism and Holy Communion. we celebrate numerous festivals - quincineras, maria guadalupe, we are on the street and at the alter with our latin neighbors. 

Founded at St. Thomas, Tri-Cities LX (Latinx) is a group of churches and organizations who:

  • Welcome Latinx peoples and families to the Tri-Cities and Northeast Tennessee

  • Serve in an advocacy capacity to immigrant adults and families


St. Thomas is active the community providing resources for: 

  • Assistance and Resources Ministries (ARM)

  • Food for the Multitude - The meals are served each Saturday morning at the TLC Center, located at 145 Judge Don Lewis Blvd.

  • Carter County Drug Prevention


St. Thomas celebrates all of God's creatures year round...

  • On Palm Sunday the parish's Jeruselum donkey's lead the procession to Elizabethton's covered bridge.

  • At Summer Evensong we celebrate with our friends from the St. Thomas animal farm.

  • In conjuction with Elizabethton's annual Covered Bridge Festival we are blessed with the St. Thomas animal farm. 

  • In October we celebrate the St. Francis Blessing of the Animals.
     (Jesus, Dogs, and Bluegrass).

  • We maintain an animal food pantry to serve those in need.


We celebrate the rich spirit, culture, people, and music of Appalachia. 
Throughout the year we embrace the traditional bluegrass, country, and old-time music of our appalachian heritage  and worship to GOD. 

  • Summer Appalachian Evensong

  • Jesus, Dogs, and Bluegrass

  • Christmas Appalachian Evensong

We welcome local and ETSU student musicians and vocalists to share their talents to enrich the community.


The quilt guild meets monthly to celebrate the beautiful colors of our appalachian home open to sewists and non-sewists. The quilts are displayed over the pews in the sanctuary during:

  • Advent

  • Summer evensong


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