Week of Jan. 11, 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
ONLINE WORSHIP SERVICES
THIS WEEK
Vicars Amelia and Daniel
Collins
This Week's Sermon


"Being the Good "


Second Week of Epiphany
John 1: 43-51

✝ New services available each Thursday ✝
St. Thomas Lutheran Church
In-person worship temporarily paused
because of the rise in COVID cases
Stay in touch with news by checking the church website or weekly newsletter.
Zoom Sunday School
Sunday School for children ages 4-10
has launched on Zoom.
Class will be held each Sunday at 1 PM and lasts approximately 30 minutes.
There is an exciting new curriculum with a
dedicated team of rotating teachers.
The curriculum follows the events of Jesus' life using Bible passages, thoughtful discussion, and prayer.
Please have your child join us each week for Christian education!
Zoom Catechism

We're Inviting YOU!

Tune in to catechism class
with the Klines to learn the
fundamentals of our faith.
  • ID: 712 0347 5093
  • Passcode: 7xF6Gk
  • Sundays at 1 PM 
  • Students need to attend with their Bibles, Luther’s Small Catechism, pencil, & paper.
Good News!
Catch up on services you've missed
or view again for inspiration!

Past and current sermons and worship services
available online at:
www.stthomasgi.com
St. Thomas
❤ CARES ❤
Wanna Help?
There are people in our church family who are hurting right now. Whether from an injury, illness, personal loss or isolation,
you can lessen someone's load
or brighten someone's day.

Call Cheryl Shelton at 734-626-3408 to ask how YOU can
make a difference!
Buy an Extra Can or Box!
With just one extra item in your grocery cart each week, you could be helping another family in need.

Please help the Food Pantry!

Items collected at St. Thomas are delivered to the pantry each month
by Sandi Loso.

We appreciate that you
are mailing your offering
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
Happy Birthday!
Celebrating this week . . .
Shannon Loso, January 12
Linda Parrill, January 13
Kennedy Crawford, January 15
Kent Kujala, January 15
Linda Hinzmann, January 16
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
paused until
APRIL!
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.
Other Ways to Contribute
to the Community . . .
  • ChristNet (online or mail-in donations)
  • St. Thomas Cares (outreach to members; contact Cheryl Shelton at 734-626-3408)
  • Eyeglasses (basket inside St. Thomas)
  • Bedsheets for Quilters (bin inside St. Thomas)
  • Medical Equipment (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)
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.
Please Let Us Know!
If you know of someone in need of thoughts and prayers, please let the office know. We want to include those in the prayer chain and help support one another however possible!
In Our Thoughts and Prayers
Ryan Brozek
Laura Chamlee
Judy Danziger
Reverend Sean Ewbank
Joan Hoffmeyer
Tamara Howes
Denise Keeler
Bob Malone
Gayle Mitchell
George Nelson
Linda Parrill
JoAnn Schwenk
A snowflake is one of God's most fragile creations, but look what they can do when they stick together!