Week of January 17, 2022
9393 Church Road
Grosse Ile, MI 48138
Office Hours: 9 am-noon T, W, R
Office: 734-675-0005
After-hours, call: 734-692-0949
Chaplain and Office Hours: 9 am-noon T, W, R
Chaplains' Email: minister@stthomasgi.com
Chaplain Daniel's Cell: 734-897-7419
Adult Bible Study on Zoom -
https://zoom.us/j/99964198457
Meeting ID: 999 6419 8457
Wednesday, January 19 @ 7 pm

Congregational Meeting -
Sunday, January 30

Thrivent Informational Meeting -
Sunday, February 13
St. Thomas Lutheran Church
WORSHIP SERVICES THIS WEEK
Chaplains Amelia and Daniel Collins and Baby Andy
Third Week of Epiphany
Thursday, January 20 @ 7 pm
(casual, no music)

Sunday, January 23 @ 10 am
(blend of traditional and contemporary)
Sunday School for children ages 4 - 10
During worship service

FOLLOWING SUNDAY SERVICE
JANUARY 30
Thrivent Luncheon
Sunday, February 13
Following Worship Service
A representative from Thrivent Financial for Lutherans
will be hosting a luncheon following
the Sunday worship service on February 13th.
Various Thrivent plans and benefits will be shared at this luncheon. Thrivent helps its members as well as the church as a whole. Please attend to find out more about Simply Giving, Choice Dollars and more.
Thank you for your generous donations to the Food Pantry!
Free for the Taking

Our glorious poinsettias are done beautifying
the sanctuary, but are available for interested takers. The plants are currently in the
hallway by the offices.

Help yourself! First come, first serve.
WE NEED YOU!

Committees are still looking for members.
Many important tasks remain to be done.
Please consider your interests and strengths
and sign up for the group, activity, or project where
YOU can be part of the discussion and direction.

**Time and Abilities pamphlets available in the sanctuary and office.**

St.Thomas ❤ CARES ❤
Ask how you can help! Call Cheryl Shelton at 734-626-3408

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
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,
T, W, R, 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 . . .
Kiernan O'Connor, January 18
Jeff Kline, January 20
Emily Perry, January 22
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.
Calling All Interested Folks . . .

We are already building up
our supply of quilts
for donation to
Lutheran World Relief.
If you can tie a knot,
you can do this!

Please join us!
Each Monday morning
@ 9:30!
MEDICAL SUPPLIES NEEDED!
St. Thomas continues to assist in the collection of medical supplies and equipment for worldwide relief.

WMR has indicated that pick-ups will not be as regular as in the past. Trucks will only travel to GI if there is a substantial amount of donations.

If you have questions about items needed or want to drop off at the church,
Contact -734-692-0949.
Giving to the
COMMUNITY
  • 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
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
Laura Chamlee
Dr. Bob Dickason
Rev. Sean Ewbank
Carol Figi
The Hinzmann Family
Tamara Howes
Denise Keeler
Marjorie Lockhart
Nancy Novotny
Cindy Thompson
“Come now, let us settle the matter," says the Lord. "Though your sins are like scarlet,
they shall be as white as snow; though they are red as crimson, they shall be like wool.” Isaiah 1:18