Heather Oberlin has been voted in as our new pastor. Her first Sunday service will be May 13th. A reception will follow the service.
 
 
Pastor Heather has served the past 5+ years as assistant to Bishop Kreiss. Prior to that she was pastor at St. Philip in Trenton for 7 years. She has filled in for Pastor Sean in the past and is highly regarded in the community.
She has two young children, Emily and Samuel who attend Hedke Elementary in Trenton.
 
Heather grew up in New Era Michigan and graduated from Central Michigan University. She attended Trinity Lutheran Seminary in Columbus Ohio.
 
Her hobbies are reading, crocheting and working in her garden when she isn’t volunteering at her children’s school.
 
Pastor John from Grace In Action, a mission congregation in southwest Detroit, will speak at service on May 6th. We have helped support their mission since their inception. Learn more about their mission by watching this video. 
Please attend our fundraising luncheon following the service.
 
 
If you have a photo from last year that you would like to have re-used, you do not have to submit an new one.
 
 
A Confirmation retreat will be held the weekend of May 5th. More information will follow.
 
Parents of confirmation students need to send 5 photos of their child to office@stthomasgi.com. Make sure to include at least one baby picture and one current photo.
 
$699 will cover food and lodging while at the mission site. In addition you will need to pay for all transportation both to the Island and once you are there. Food on your free day is not included. You will be with a group of up to 75 people from other organizations. Shots are also necessary. Children must be accompanied by a parent.
 
 
 
 
1621 West Road in Trenton … 734-288-7753 … openbooktc.com
 
 
Please support students who are attending the Gathering by making a donation even if you can’t attend the breakfast.
 
 
 
 
Join retired professor of religion and former pastor Dr. Loren Scribner, along with members and friends of Grosse Ile Presbyterian Church, on a journey of Reformation heritage in Europe. We’ll experience the lasting impact of
Ulrich Zwingli, John Calvin, and Martin
Luther, among others. Our itinerary includes the important Reformation cities of Geneva, Zurich, Worms, Eisenach,
Erfurt, and Wittenberg, as well as the interesting cities and towns of Strasbourg, Heidelberg, Berlin, and Amsterdam.
 
All men are invited to join the monthly lunch at Lloyd’s. No reservations necessary…just show up.
 
All ladies are welcome!
 
 
 
 
 
Choice Dollars from Thrivent have supported programs like our craft night, Grace in Action mission activities, Christmas outreach, and Prayer Shawl mission.
 
Please consider opening a Thrivent account today. Our representative, Dan Dickhudt will be glad to explain options. 13424 Dix Toledo in Southgate…734-284-1838 
 
 
 
Gifts to Lutheran Disaster Response, designated for “Hurricane Response – United States” will be used entirely (100 percent) for this disaster until the response is complete. Together, we can help provide immediate and long-lasting support. Give today to support the needs in this response and others like it.
 
 
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Join the Quilters on Monday Mornings from 9-12. No experience is needed … just show up and they will be glad to help you get started. No special sewing skills are needed. Most quilts go to Lutheran Disaster Relief both in this country and around the world.
 
 
 Donations may be left in the bin in the entry and they will be transported to Sacred Heart for distribution to Island residents in need. Thank you for your support.