Week of June 21, 2021
9393 Church Road
Grosse Ile, MI 48138
Office: 734-675-0005
Office Hours: 9 am-noon M, W, F
After-hours, call: 734-692-0949
First Day of Summer -
Monday, June 21

Island Farmer's Market -
Friday, June 25

Men's Monthly Lunch -
Thursday, July 8
 
Chaplain Collins'
Welcoming Reception-
Sunday, July 11

Women's Monthly Lunch -
Wednesday, July 14


St. Thomas Lutheran Church
WORSHIP SERVICES THIS WEEK
Fifth Week of Pentecost

Chaplains Amelia and Daniel Collins
Thursday, June 24 at 7 pm
(casual, no music)

Sunday, June 27 at 10 am
(blend of traditional and contemporary music)

  • Sign up for services no longer necessary
  • Vaccinated individuals do NOT have to wear a mask at service
  • Unvaccinated folks are encouraged to wear a mask in consideration for others who are unable to vaccinate or with compromised immunity
  • Congregational singing is allowed
STOP BY THIS WEEK,
Friday, June 25!

  • Local vendors - produce, crafts, food
  • Hot Dog Roast
  • Music Coming Soon!
Current committees forming:
  • Evangelism
  • Worship and Music
  • Education
  • Stewardship
  • Technology
  • Property
Do you like the
changes and energy you are seeing at
St. Thomas?
Our church committees are gearing up to make St. Thomas the best it can be and those committees need people like you with ideas!
Please do your part by joining a committee
and helping to make it happen!

Please contact the church at 675-0005
or a council member (see end of newsletter)
for information!
Just an extra can or box
in your cart each week
helps a family in need!

Please donate to the Food Pantry!
St.Thomas ❤ CARES ❤
Thanks SO much!
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,
M, W, F, 9 am - noon
or after-hours, call 734-692-0949.

Catch up on previous sermons, news,
events and opportunties!

Website: www.stthomasgi.com
Facebook: stthomaslutheranchurch
Celebrating this week . . .

Brian Long, June 21
Marcia Aller, June 23
Madeline Mataverde, June 24
Gayle Withey, June 24
Christine Riley, June 26
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.



Celebrating this week:

Sharon and Dennis Warner, June 25

Quilters

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 -
Pick-up Scheduled for June 30th!
Al Skrocki continues to collect
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.
COMMUNITY GIVING
  • 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
Linda Hinzmann
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
Rev. Sean Ewbank
Carol Figi
Peggy Gregory
Lynn Henderson
Tamara Howes
Denise Keeler
Marjorie Lockhart
Bob Malone
Bob Townsend
Debbie Williams
Dick Withey-
recovering from sciatica
The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears or the sea. Isak Dinesen