Week of November 21, 2022


9393 Church Road
Grosse Ile, MI 48138
Office Hours: 9am-noon T, W, R
Office: 734-675-0005
Quilters -
Monday, November 21 @ 9:30 am
Fellowship Hall

Bible Study -
Monday, November 21 @ noon
Fellowship Hall

Interfaith Thanksgiving Service -
Wednesday, November 23 @ 7 pm
St. James Episcopal on GI

Men's Monthly Lunch -
Thursday, December 8 @ noon
Sully's, Macomb St. on G.I.

Ladies' Monthly Lunch -
Wednesday, December 14 @ noon
Ramsey's, W. Jefferson in Trenton
St. Thomas
Lutheran Church
Pr. Kari Rinas
WORSHIP SERVICES
THIS WEEK
1st Week of Advent
Gospel: Matthew 24:36-44
NO Thursday Service
on November 24

Sunday, November 27
@ 10 am
(blend of traditional and contemporary)

Sunday School for children ages 4 - 10
during worship service
If unable to help as scheduled, please find a replacement for yourself.
A Big Holiday Thank You
Thanks to the loyal team of tree-trimmers who stayed after the November 20th worship service to get our church in festive readiness for Advent. Jeff Kline single-handedly got the multiple trees throughout the church assembled, arranged, and "fluffed" for the team. Virtually every space of the church looks decked out!
Thanks to the hard-working teams of:
Wendy Brozek
Judy Cemer
Tamara Howes
Danielle Thompson
David Patterson
Diane Bloetscher
Brendon Evans
Nate Evans
Aleisha Evans
Ella Evans
Jeff Kline
Betty Ruck
Marcia Aller
Kathy Troungo
Cindy Thompson
Kathie Kline
Fred Karn
Erika Kwan
Cora Kwan
Aria Kwan
Pastor Kari
(apologies if anyone
was overlooked!)
Mbulu Offering from
Pastor Kari's Installation Service
$621.00 !
Daily Email of Advent Devotional
from LAMP
L.A.M.P. Lutheran Association of Missionaries and Pilots Inc. 
As we prepare for the celebration of Christmas, especially the precious gift of God’s only Son, we wait in hope and expectation. The promise for each one of us is Jesus Christ — He has come and He will come again!
To receive an Advent devotion daily in your email,
please visit the website below:
Once on the LAMP website page, enter your email address in the window on the right hand side of the page, then click “Follow” to sign up.  It’s that easy! 

If you have any difficulty, please contact office@lampministry.org.
Happy Birthday!
Celebrating this week . . .
Faith Ballantyne, November 22
Bill Stevenson, November 26
Nolan Swamy, November 27
Celebrating this week:
Sherel and Jeff Karrar, November 23
COUNCIL MEMBERS
Art Wahl - President
Sandi Loso - Vice President
Kent Kujula - Treasurer
Nancy Graver - Secretary
Justine Brozek
Wendy Brozek
Salvo Finazzo
Anna Gartner
Erika Kwan
David Patterson
Paula Riley
TBA- Youth Representative
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
Karla Calahan
(Linda Landis' cousin)
Laura Chamlee
Judith Danziger
Bob Dickason
Carol Figi
Lynn Henderson
Tamara Howes
Carney Dittmer Karn
(Fred's wife)
Denise Keeler
Marjorie Lockhart
Roy Rodriguez
(Lincoln Landis'' maternal grandfather)
Ian Sanquist
(Dan Sanquist's nephew)
Lois Smith
(Darcie Bammer's mom)
The thankful heart opens our eyes to a multitude of blessings that continually surround us. James Faust