9393 Church Road
Grosse Ile, MI 48138
Office: 734-675-0005
Office Hours: 9 am-noon M, W, F
For emergencies, call Pastor Heather: 734-624-3273
For non-emergencies, call Lisa Perry: 734-692-0949
PASTOR HEATHER OBERLIN
Email: pastor@stthomasgi.com
Connect with Pastor Heather!
Cell: 734-624-3273
M: 10 am-2 pm
T: 10 am-12 pm, 6-8 pm
W: 10 am-2 pm
TH; 10 am-1 pm
Have a
very happy
and safe
WORSHIP SERVICES - Attendance limited to 40
Sign up for the service
you plan to attend by:
  • Signup Genius form sent to your email, OR
  • Call the office (675-0005); M, W, F, 9 am-noon, OR
  • Call 734-692-0949 at other times

The Thursday service will begin at 7 pm.
We are returning to one Sunday service - 10 am.

Covid Protocols in Place for Service

  • Exterior doors open to prevent touching handles
  • Masks must be worn (masks available if you need one)
  • Each person sanitizes own hands before entering sanctuary
  • Maintain social-distancing
  • No nursery or Sunday School at this time
  • Children remain with families during Children's Sermon
  • No Passing of the Peace, Noisy Offering, or Passing Offering Plate
  • No singing at this time
  • Communion host offered by tongs into open hands
  • Order of Worship on screens (no bulletins)
  • Leave church immediately after the service
  • Chairs and high-touch areas sanitized after each service


Pastor Heather's weekly message
will be emailed to you later!

UPDATED
CHURCH
DIRECTORY
AVAILABLE
Thanks to the many people who submitted change of address, phone, and email,
updated church directories are available in the Narthex or the church office during
regular office hours: M, W, F - 9 am - noon.
REMEMBER . . .
The sanctuary at St. Thomas is now open on
Tuesday nights,
6-8 pm and on
Wednesday mornings, 9 am to noon.

Please feel free to stop in for prayer,
reflection or meditation!
Plans for ChristNet are in the works for this upcoming fall.
Opportunities to help will be posted on the
church website as well as in this newsletter.

Details coming soon!
Available for pick-up
in the church office,
M, W, F, 9 am - noon.
Thanks to the
generous donation of
Dr. David Patterson,
we still have some N95 masks available to our congregation.

These medical-grade masks
filter out 95% of large and small air-borne particles.
Jobs may be completed convenient to your schedule.
Light cleaning needed at the church until a new custodian is hired. Vacuuming, dusting, bathroom upkeep requested.
Any and all help is appreciated!
QUESTIONS?
Contact Linda Landis at 734-552-2937.
we give to others!
Thank you for mailing your offering or going online at www.stthomasgi.com/giving
SIGN-UP COMMUNION

The SignUp Genius for Communion
will NOT be sent to your email
this week due to
Pastor Heather's
recovery from surgery.
Bringing It Home: Faith Practices for Real Life

FAITH PRACTICES
you can do
at home, alone or with those who live in your house.
Weekly Sermons...
Get Inspired!

Go to www.stthomasgi.com
to connect to Pastor's weekly online sermons.
Stay connected to and
involved in St.Thomas!

Website: www.stthomasgi.com
Facebook: stthomaslutheranchurch
Celebrating this week . . .
Sam Holland, September 7
Reagan Strong, September 8
Valerie Stein, September 9
Tammy Davis, September 10
Darcie Bammer, September 11
Amanda Stierman, September 11
Taylor Schiesel, September 12
Carol Davis, September 13
John Landis, September 13
Pete Rock, September 13
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 the marriage
this week of:
Karen and Al Skrocki,
September 11
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.
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!

Al Skrocki continues to lead 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 Lisa Perry (734-692-0949).
COMMUNITY EVENTS
Youth Nights
Women's Lunch Group
Men's Lunch Group
COUNCIL MEMBERS
Bill Stevenson - President
Brian Long - Vice President
Kent Kujala - Treasurer
Becky Arndt
Ben Fogt
Linda Hinzmann
Christine Riley
Betty Ruck
Jim Schiesel
Ethan Bammer - Youth Rep.
Alaina Gartner - Youth Rep.
council@stthomasgi.com
If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to a council member or to Pastor Heather.
In Our Thoughts and Prayers

Special prayers for the families affected by the recent boating tragedy on the river:

Erin and Kevin Lucidi
and their children: Killian (injured),
Daxton, Teig, and Maculey
(cousins of Jim and Linda Matthews)

Family and parishioners of
Father Rooney
Pastor Heather
Joan Hoffmeyer
Tamara Howes
Denise Keeler
Tracie Liszewski
Shannon Loso
Bob Malone
Maryellen Nelson
JoAnn Schwenk
Tracy Snider
SEPTEMBER TRIES ITS BEST TO HAVE US FORGET SUMMER. Bernard Williams