New Member FAQs
We are excited to welcome you to the parish! Here are some questions and answers to get you started.
Q: I am new to St. Tim’s. What are my first steps?
A: Whether you are “church shopping” or already know you want to become a member of our congregation, our hearts and hands welcome you to experience the love of God at St. Timothy’s. St. Tim’s is well-known for outreach ministries, a strong commitment to the arts, and creative Christian formation ministries that engage all ages.
A typical Sunday morning commonly experiences – a variety of traditions, including parishioners’ talents of vocal and instrumental musical leadership alongside traditional European hymnody led by an organ and choir, interpreting the day’s scriptures.
Q: How do I join St. Timothy’s?
A: How do you “join” our Church? You just need to show up! We welcome everyone to join us for worship at any service or activities. We understand that membership in the Church means being part of a community that is drawn ever more deeply into relationship with God through Jesus Christ. For those who are interested in making a formal commitment of membership to the Episcopal Church, and St. Timothy’s in particular, please feel free to call 419.874.5704.
Q. I have just joined . How do I access my personal information or get a directory?
A. St. Timothy’s uses Breeze as it’s Church Management system. You can access your information with on your pc or mac with the same username and password that you use here: Breeze
Q: How do I transfer my membership?
A: If you wish to transfer your membership, call the office, 419.874.5704. We will need your name and any family members who are also transferring, birthdays, and the name of your former parish(s).
Q: How do I participate in a group like Dinners for 8, Coffee Hour, Altar Guild, Clothesline, or something else?
A: St. Timothy’s has a variety of committees, ministries, and informal groups that range from the Altar or Flower Guild to Clothesline to Fellowship’s Dinners for 8, a group which joins people together at alternate homes to enjoy a delicious meal and fellowship. Coffee hour is a great time about activities or you can contact our office at 419.874.5704 or email email@example.com
Q: How can I donate flowers for the altar ?
A: A donation to the Flower Fund is a beautiful way to celebrate, honor, or remember the gift of God’s love in relatives and friends. To securely donate, please go to our donate page . Please specify who you would like to celebrate, honor, or remember in the box next to the amount. You may also email or snail mail our office with your request and include a check. The Flower Guild recommends a donation of $30.00. After you enter the amount of the donation, you may designate whom you would like to celebrate, honor, or remember.
Q: How do I register my children for Sunday School?
A: You may bring your children at anytime for Sunday School just by coming in on Sunday. St. Timothy’s holds Sunday education classes during the regular school year, September through May. Classes are offered for children 3 to middle school. The classrooms are located on your right down the hallway as you walk through the double doors from the parking lot.
Q: How do I pledge?
A: St. Timothy’s holds a Stewardship campaign each fall. We supply members with an informational packet and hold meetings to give parishioners a picture of upcoming plans and needs. If are new to St. Timothy’s and would like to pledge, you may pledge here .
Q: How to I add someone to the prayer list?
A: You may email your prayer request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q: May I rent the facilities for a private event or for my group that meetings regularly?
A: St. Timothy’s allows for use of our facilities for private events pending approval. Please email email@example.com or call the office, 419.874.5704 for a fee schedule, available dates, and additional information. You may download our Facilities use form and read the Alcohol Policy and return completed form to the office, St. Timothy’s Episcopal church, 871 E Boundary St, Perrysburg, OH 43551, for consideration.
Q: What happens in the event of severe weather?
A: Severe weather awareness is a necessity. Ohio is susceptible to severe weather and damaging storms. Whether its tornados, severe thunderstorms, snow or ice, stay informed and protect yourself against potential severe weather threats in your area.
*In the event of the cancellation of Sunday Services other than as set forth in this policy, congregation members will be notified by email via Breeze and on local TV stations.
*Services may be canceled due to inclement weather regardless of the Snow Emergency Level. The Wood County Sheriff is responsible for determining the level. Roads may be dangerous, even if not declared a snow level emergency.
In all cases of inclement weather, please be advised that our walkways and parking area may be slippery and/or snow covered and caution is always advised.
*In the Event of Level 3 Snow Emergency for Wood County
St. Timothy’s office, events, and services are canceled.
*Level 2 Snow Emergency
St. Timothy’s is open to all activities. Please exercise your judgement before driving in to keep yourself and passengers safe.
*Level 1 Snow Emergency
St. Timothy’s is open to all activities. Groups meeting at St. Tim’s must notify members if they choose to cancel their meeting.
Please take the time to confirm that your email contact information on Breeze is up-to-date. If you have not yet signed up for Breeze, please contact Diana in the office.
When possible, the office incoming telephone answering service also will offer relevant information.
Severe Weather Tornadoes
If you are in the building or on church property, go to the basement of the church and remain until the event is over. Basement steps are located off the hallway across from the Nave.