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St. Thomas' Church

St. Thomas' Church is one of the earliest Episcopal churches in rural Southeastern Maryland. With the adjacent cemetery, St. Simon's Mission, and St. Simon's Cemetery, the Church is the center point of the St. Thomas' Episcopal Parish Historic District.  The Church was completed on December 25, 1745, and was unofficially known as "Page's Chapel."  In 1888, the frontal bell tower was erected in memory of Bishop Thomas John Claggett, first Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church consecrated in the United States.

When your special day calls for rustic surroundings drenched in history, let your thoughts linger at St. Thomas where boxwoods perfume the air, ancient trees bend ever so slightly in their testament to longevity, and wood thrushes warble songs of love on a gentle breeze.  Nestled on a picturesque campus, this historic venue is also a perfect setting for fellowship, retreats, outreach, and more. The Church offers, a pipe organ, piano, and visible on every side are beautiful handcrafted antique stained-glass windows. The campus provides a beautiful natural backdrop for weddings, baptisms, and funerals.

Directly across from the Church sits Showell Hall, a gathering place featuring a light-filled space with hardwood floors on the first floor and a kitchen and additional meeting room in the basement. Together these facilities offer the opportunity to host simple or elegant events.

Photo Gallery

Front of the Church
Side View of St. Thomas
Inside - Altar
Historic Marker
Bishop Claggett Memorial
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Fellowship Hall
Side Walkway

14300 St. Thomas Church Rd.

Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20772

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