Week of June 28, 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
Chaplains Begin Conducting Each Service -
Thursday, July 1

Island Farmers' Market -
Friday, July 2

Men's Monthly Lunch -
Thursday, July 8

Welcome Reception
for the Chaplains -
Sunday, July 11

Women's Monthly Lunch -
Wednesday, July 14
St. Thomas Lutheran Church

Sixth Week of Pentecost
Chaplains Amelia
and Daniel Collins
Thursday, July 1 at 7 pm
(casual, no music)

Sunday, July 4 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 those unable to get vaccinated and for those with compromised immunity
  • Congregational singing is allowed

Genuine gratitude
to the pastors who
helped St. Thomas
through a difficult time!

Specifically, thank you to:

Pastor Duane Schafer,
Reverend Beth Birkholz,
Chaplain Daniel Collins
Chaplain Amelia Collins
Pastor Kristin McCarthy

We are appreciative of the time and effort put into helping our congregation and maintaining
services for us!
A Hearty Welcome to the Chaplains!
Chaplains Daniel and Amelia Collins
begin their time with us this Thursday.
We are so excited to welcome
this special couple to St. Thomas!

Please come to Sunday
worship on July 11 and be part
of the cake-and-punch reception
afterwards on our beautiful green.

Sunday, July 11

  • Reception for the Chaplains
  • Following the 10 am worship service
A convenient and cozy little area off the sanctuary has been turned into a coffee/beverage bar. Visit before or during the Sunday worship service.

Come enjoy the comfort
and comraderie!
One can or box at a time!

Please donate to the Food Pantry!
St.Thomas ❤ CARES ❤

We appreciate
you bringing your offering to services,
mailing it or
going online at

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 online!

Past and current sermons, events, news, directory and more!

Website: www.stthomasgi.com
Facebook: stthomaslutheranchurch
Happy Birthday!
Celebrating this week . . .
Pat Kline, June 29
Danielle Thompson, July 4
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:

Sandi and Pete Loso, June 29

Good cause, good time!

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.
Pick-Up This Wednesday, June 30th!
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.
  • 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)
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.
If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to a council member.
In Our Thoughts and Prayers
Ryan Brozek
Judith Danziger
Rev. Sean Ewbank
Carol Figi
Peggy Gregory
Lynn Henderson
Tamara Howes
Denise Keeler
Bob Townsend
Debbie Williams
Dick Withey
Everything good, everything magical, happens between the months of June and August.
Jenny Han