Week of May 24, 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

Graduate Recognition -
Sunday, June 6

Farmers Market -
Friday, June 11 from 4-7 PM

Father's Day Tribute -
Thursday and Sunday, June 17 and 20
IN-PERSON AND ONLINE
WORSHIP SERVICES
Vicars Amelia and Daniel Collins

✝ New sermons available each Thursday ✝
Holy Trinity Sunday
First Week of Pentecost
John 3: 1-17
St. Thomas Lutheran Church
We are open and anxious to see you!
COVID precautions are in place.

Please let us know you plan on attending
an in-person worship service
by using the sign-up form
sent to your email,
call the office at 675-0005
OR click on the button below.
Grosse Ile Farmers Market
BEGINNING
Friday, June 11 from 4-7 PM
St. Thomas Parking Lot
Plan on coming to the grand opening of the farmers market in our parking lot. Every Friday through Labor Day, vendors' booths will be set up to bring you
the freshest in locally-grown produce
and locally-made crafts.

Volunteers needed for set-up,
hospitality, and ambience!


Please join the fun!
Father's Day is Coming!
Father's Day is Sunday, June 20.
We will celebrate those special dads
with our traditional pictorial tribute at our
Thursday and Sunday services.
If you would like to add a father's photo
to our collection, please send a labeled photo
to the office by June 16th.

office@stthomasgi.com
Men's Monthly Luncheon Resuming

Please plan on joining St. Thomas'
men as they resume their
monthly lunch get-togethers.

  • Second Thursday of the month
  • Smokies on the Water at noon
  • Beginning Thursday, June 10
All men are welcome!
Nonperishables - cans, boxes, paper and cleaning items appreciated!

HARD TIMES . . .
EASY SOLUTIONS

Please donate to the food pantry!
Water Main Replacement Project
on Church Road
You may have noticed some large pipes and equipment at the back of the church parking lot.
Church Road will be undergoing a water main replacement projected to occur from
May 24 - June 31.
You can read more about this project
by clicking on the button below.
Please have your child (ages 4-10) join us
IN-PERSON during the
10 am worship on Sunday.
Our curriculum follows the events of
Jesus' life using Bible passages,
thoughtful discussion, and prayer.

Last class on June 6; end-of-the-year party on June 13!
Cats Need Loving Rehoming!
Two house-cats, (long-hair black female, 4 yrs. old and black and white male, 6 yrs. old),
need to be rehomed, preferably together.
Original owner is a seminary student
who accepted a job overseas.

Please help that kind-hearted student
have peace of mind that his beloved cats
will be well-tended!
Added incentive: Mac desk-top computer for FREE along with adoption of cats!!!
Pick up the summer issue of

Christ in Our Home
(a daily devotional)

available in the office or

on the book rack

in the narthex.
Get Inspired !

Past and current sermons and worship services,
news, activities, church directory
and other resources available online at:

www.stthomasgi.com
St. Thomas ❤ CARES ❤

Kindness CHANGES the world!

Call Cheryl Shelton at 734-626-3408 to ask how YOU can make a difference!
COVID Home Vaccination Program

If you or someone you know is homebound and in need of a COVID vaccination, call the Grosse Ile contact number:

313-479-8800
(call the office for numbers
of other communities)
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
Vicar Daniel or Vicar 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.
Stay connected
to and involved in St.Thomas!

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

Addison Lesperance , May 24
Robert Kujala , May 26
Natalie Mataverde, May 29
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:

Darcie and Corey Bammer, May 28
Andrea and Bill Stevenson, May 30
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
Each Monday morning
@ 9:30!
If just 4 more people attend, we could
DOUBLE
our production!
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 -734-692-0949.
THE JOY
OF
  • 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
Family of Rose Burchfield
(Fred's mom)
Rev. Sean Ewbank
Tamara Howes
Denise Keeler
Bob Malone
Debbie Williams
Dick Withey
Observe and reflect and become a little wiser each day.