The Verde Valley Community is invited to experience Dinner in Little Italy at St Thomas Episcopal Church Parish Hall on Saturday November 16, 2019 located at 889 First South Street in Clarkdale, directly across from the Post Office beginning at 5 pm. The event is open to all ages and the cost is a requested love offering for dinner with optional wine tasting and 50/50 raffle. Proceeds benefit community outreach projects. For more information, contact the church office at 928-634-8593 or [email protected]
The menu, served up by church volunteers, includes lasagna with dressed green salad and bread, non –alcoholic beverages and dessert. Special guest Michael Robb who is a certified sommelier from Sedona will be conducting tastings of local wine for an additional donation. Craft beer will also be available for purchase. Patrons are encouraged to bring their cameras or cell phones for a self serve photo booth complete with comical props and a scenic backdrop.
St Thomas Episcopal Church, whose mission statement is “Living His promise in service to others,” received the 2019 Best of Clarkdale Award. Amid many community outreach endeavors, St Thomas supports a food pantry in cooperation with Manzanita Outreach and St Mary’s Food Bank on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month from 2 to 3:30 pm in its parish hall. The church opened originally in 1913 and is part of The Episcopal Diocese of Arizona lead by its Sixth Bishop, The Rt. Rev. Jennifer A. Reddall. The Rev. Susan C. Armer currently serves as Vicar. St Thomas holds weekly services on Sunday mornings at 10 am.