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
Katherine Marie Parker
It is with great sadness that the
passing of Katherine Parker is announced.
Katherine was the only granddaughter of
Gayle and Ron Mitchell
(Lisa Mitchell's daughter), age 22 and a
student at Grand Valley.

A virtual memorial service will be held on
Saturday, September 26 at 2 PM.
WORSHIP SERVICES - Attendance limited to 40
Sign up for the service you plan
to attend by:
  • SignUpGenius 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 begins at 7 pm.
The Sunday service begins at 10 am.
Covid Protocols in Place for Services
  • 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
A CLEAN SWEEP!

Please help us keep the church tidy for services
until a custodian is hired. Light cleaning
(vacuuming, dusting, bathroom upkeep)
needed each week.

Sign-up sheet is posted in the narthex,
or call Linda Landis (734-52-2937).

Pastor Heather's
newsletter message
will be sent at a later time.
Coming Soon!
REMEMBER . . .

The sanctuary at St. Thomas will be open on
Wednesday mornings, 9 am to noon.

Please feel free to stop in for prayer,
reflection or meditation!
Thank you for mailing your offering or going online at www.stthomasgi.com/giving
SIGN-UP COMMUNION
As Pastor Heather recuperates from her recent surgery,
sign up communion is temporarily paused.
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
Happy Birthday!
Celebrating this week . . .
Ryan Ballantyne, September 21
Dan Kujala, September 21
Meredith Perry, September 22
Devin Cemer, September 23
Bev Gover, September 24
Alicia Strong, September 24
Ryan Blackburn, September 25
Denise Dame, September 26
Ashley Lieszewski, September 26
Philip Sholtes, September 27

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
MONDAY
MORNINGS
9:30 am
FELLOWSHIP HALL
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
Gayle Mitchell's Family
Pastor Heather
Joan Hoffmeyer
Tamara Howes
The Lucidi Family
Bob Malone
Maryellen Nelson
Family of Fred Parrill
JoAnn Schwenk
Life shouldn't be lived looking backwards or down.
Life should be lived looking up and forward.