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Pastoral Care

Pastoral Care

Greetings in the name of our risen Lord, Jesus Christ: Welcome to the website of the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas, AECST. We are very proud to be the first African American Episcopal Church in the United States, founded in 1792.
(The Very Rev. Canon) Martini Shaw
17th Rector and Dean of the Schuylkill Deanery
Music Ministries

Music Ministries

O SING unto the Lord a new song; sing unto the Lord, all the earth. - Psalm 96:1

Guilds & Organizations

Guilds & Organizations

Members of the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas support our parish commitment to an open Christ centered community in which the Gospel is taught, lived, and spread. This support is illustrated regularly through the active participation of members in a broad scope of guilds, organizations and programs.