Week of May 17, 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
Confirmation -
Sunday, May 23
Graduate Recognition -
Sunday, June 6
Farmers Market -
Friday, June 11, 4-7 PM
Father's Day Tribute -
Thursday and Sunday,
June 17 and 20
St. Thomas Lutheran Church
In-Person Worship"
Pastor Duane Schafer
Thursday, May 20 at 7 PM and
Sunday, May 23 at 10 AM
Pastor Duane Schafer returns to St. Thomas
to conduct worship services for us.
Join him for the Thursday evening service
or on Sunday morning when there will be
a confirmation ceremony.
Please come join us!
We are open and anxious to see you!
COVID precautions are in place.


Please let us know you plan on attending
an in-person worship service
by using the sign-up form
sent to your email,
call the office at 675-0005
OR click on the button below.
Christ in Our Home
Summer Issue Booklet Has Arrived!
The July, August, September issue
of the daily devotional booklet,
Christ in Our Home, has arrived.
If you would like a copy of this inspiring booklet,
please stop into the office
or grab one from the book rack in the narthex.
Weekly
Farmers Market
is Coming!
Our hope is that this becomes
a popular destination
and a vibrant part
of the community!

St. Thomas is delighted to announce that a farmers market will operate in our parking lot

EACH Friday,
beginning June 11th,
4-7 PM.

In addition to helping the vendors,
we are eager to provide a service to the community and increase our visibility!

  • Vendor applications available - contact the office
  • Limited booth space
  • MANY VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES

WE NEED YOUR HELP!
COVID VACCINATION
AT HOME!
If you or someone you know is homebound
and in need of a COVID vaccination,
the contact number for Grosse Ile is:
313-479-8800
PLEASE
SUPPORT
THE
FOOD PANTRY!
THERE WILL BE
NO SUNDAY SCHOOL
THIS WEEK, BUT STUDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO COME TO CHURCH ON MAY 23 WITH THEIR FAMILIES AND WITNESS THE CONFIRMATION SERVICE.
Confirmation students are encouraged to attend the
Sunday, May 23
worship service.

See you there!

Confirmation classes restart in the fall! 😀
CAN'T JOIN US
IN-PERSON?

Past and current sermons and worship services
available online at:
www.stthomasgi.com
St. Thomas
❤ CARES ❤
Reach out to another person from the church who may need help or comfort.


Call Cheryl Shelton at 734-626-3408 to ask how YOU can
make a difference!

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
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

Celebrating this week . . .

Lennox Dauter , May 18
George Ruck III , May 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.

Celebrating this week:
Denise and Ryan Ballantyne, May 18
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
More hands,
more quilts!

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.
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.
LIVING IS GIVING!
  • 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
Linda Hinzmann
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
Family of Rose Burchfield
(Fred's mother)
Rev. Sean Ewbank
Tamara Howes
Denise Keeler
Bob Malone
Debbie Williams
Dick Withey