St. Thomas Aquinas, offers the Children of Mary Prayer Group. Meetings are on Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m., in the church. Wednesday staff prayer meetings are held at noon. Charismatic Prayer Meetings are held on Mondays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Knitting a Tighter Community meets on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon. Baby items such as diaper bags, size 2 and 3 diapers (small packages), bottles, baby wipes, onesies and sleepers are needed for the Baby Outreach Program. Bring any donations to the friary office. The church asks parishioners or those who want more information to send their e-mail addresses to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include name, address and telephone number. This will facilitate sending out information more efficiently. The church is at 26 Crystal Ave., Derry. Visit stthomasderry.org or call 432-5000.
Fall and Winter Thursday Evening Eucharist Service and Bible Study Group, 7 p.m. at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church in Hampstead. This service provides an opportunity to take a weekday break from one’s busy schedule and come to a place of quiet meditation and the sharing of the Holy Meal of Eucharist. This service is often used to celebrate the lives of saints whose feast days come up sometime during the current week.