Week of January 3, 2022
9393 Church Road
Grosse Ile, MI 48138
Office Hours: 9am-noon T, W, R
Office: 734-675-0005
After-hours, call: 734-692-0949
Chaplain and Office Hours: 9 am-noon T, W, R
Chaplains' Email: minister@stthomasgi.com
Chaplain Daniel's Cell: 734-897-7419
Adult Bible Study on Zoom -
https://zoom.us/j/99964198457
Meeting ID: 999 6419 8457
Thursday, January 6 @ 8 pm

Ladies' Monthly Lunch -
Wednesday, January 12 @ noon
Ramsey's, W. Jefferson in Trenton

Men's Monthly Lunch -
Thursday, January 13 @ noon
Sully's, Macomb St. on G.I.
St. Thomas Lutheran Church
WORSHIP SERVICES THIS WEEK
Chaplains Amelia and Daniel Collins and Baby Andy

Thursday, January 6 @ 7 pm
(casual, no music)



Sunday, January 9 @ 10 am
(blend of traditional and contemporary)
Sunday School for children ages 4 - 10
During worship service



Prepaid Poinsettias
Ready for Pickup
If you ordered a holiday poinsettia for the church and have not yet picked it up,
they are nice and warm in the lobby
outside of the church offices.
Offering Envelopes
for 2022
Have Arrived!
Please pick up your new box of offering envelopes on the tables in the narthex.
The Christ in Our Home devotional booklets for January, February and March 2022 are now in. You can pick up your copy in the narthex or in the office during office hours.

These wonderful little booklets contain a bible passage, personal story and targeted prayer for each day of the month.


Get yours now!
Please continue to support
the Food Pantry!
Just one
can or box
HELPS!
Thank you for your generous donations to the Food Pantry!
St.Thomas ❤ CARES ❤
Ask how you can help! Call Cheryl Shelton at 734-626-3408
We appreciate
you bringing your offering to services,
mailing it or
going online at www.stthomasgi.com/giving.
SIGN-UP COMMUNION
If you would like to have communion with
Chaplain Daniel or Chaplain Amelia
in the pastor's office or brought to you
and offered by a church member,
please call the church during office hours,
T, W, R, 9 am - noon
or after-hours, call 734-692-0949.

Stay connected to
and involved in St.Thomas!

Website: www.stthomasgi.com
Facebook: stthomaslutheranchurch
Happy Birthday!

Celebrating this week . . .
Ute O'Connor, January 3
Tate Dauter, January 4
Kaitlin Karrar, January 7
Kyle Karrar, January 7
If you want to send a personal note or a card, contact (office@stthomasgi.com)
Please contact (office@stthomasgi.com) with any omissions or corrections.
Quilters

We make knotted quilts;
no sewing experience
is needed!

Each Monday morning
@ 9:30!
Thrivent Choice

The Thrivent Choice® program encourages benefit members to recommend where Thrivent Financial distributes an amount of its charitable grant funds. Thrivent members make this recommendation by directing Choice Dollars to enrolled nonprofit organizations, including churches.

Visit Thrivent.com for details.
MEDICAL SUPPLIES NEEDED!
St. Thomas continues to assist in the collection of medical supplies and equipment for worldwide relief.

If you have questions about items needed or want to drop off at the church,
Contact -734-692-0949.
MEDICAL SUPPLIES
Dressings, rolled bandages, tape
IV kits, tubing
Syringes
Liquids – any IV solutions as long as they are good-date
Colostomy/ostomy supplies
Bedpans, urinals
Adult diapers, blue pads (full packages, or cases only)
Liquid nutrition (Ensure, Boost, Jevity, etc.)
- must have 6 months left before expiration

PRESCRIPTIONS
No narcotics
Not expired, good-dated
Bottles still sealed, not opened
Partial bottles not accepted
Unopened, sealed, good-dated dr. samples
MEDICAL EQUIPMENT 
(Gently used and clean)
Hospital beds
Wheelchairs – manual
Shower chairs
Walkers
Canes
Crutches
Commodes

PERSONAL HYGIENE ITEMS
Shampoo
Soap
Deodorant
Bath towels (new or used) 
Wash cloths (new or used)
Bed sheets (flat, contour – new or used)
Giving to the
COMMUNITY
  • Eyeglasses (basket inside St. Thomas)
  • Bedsheets for Quilters (bin inside St. Thomas)
  • Diaper Drive (St. Thomas or monetary donations)
  • Blood/Plasma Donations (check the Red Cross website for dates and locations)
  • Clothing Drop-Off (bins at Sacred Heart and Dry Cleaners)
  • Food Pantry (bin at St. Thomas-particularly cleaning and paper products, nonperishables, snacks needed)
  • Bottle/Can Collections (T.A.I.L.S. and G.I. Animal Shelter)
COUNCIL MEMBERS
Ben Fogt - President
Jim Schiesel - Vice President
Kent Kujala - Treasurer
Becky Arndt
Sal Finazzo
Christine Riley
Betty Ruck
Matt Shelton
Camden Finazzo - Youth Rep.
council@stthomasgi.com
If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to a council member.
In Our Thoughts and Prayers
Ryan Brozek
Chaplains Daniel
and Amelia
Laura Chamlee
Dr. Bob Dickason-
recovering from surgery
Rev. Sean Ewbank
Carol Figi
The Hinzmann Family
Tamara Howes
Denise Keeler
Marjorie Lockhart
Nancy Novotny - Sue Brittain's sister with a broken arm
The magic in new beginnings is truly the most powerful of them all.  Josiyah Martin