St. Thomas Evangelical Lutheran Church

3800 East Third Street

Bloomington, Indiana 47401

(812) 332-5252

News & Events

Summer schedule begins May 31: Worship with Holy Communion at 8:30 and 10:15 a.m. Sundays

Fall schedule begins August 16: Worship with Holy Communion at 8:30 and 11:00 a.m. Sundays

Sunday Church School between services at 9:45 a.m. Sundays

Adult Choir rehearses at 7:00 p.m. Thursdays

LCM Student lunch after the 11:00 a.m. service Sundays

On Wednesday evenings, LCM students meet at Rose House at 6:00 p.m. for a relaxing midweek meal, faith conversation, and fellowship.



Monthly Emphasis for the Food Pantry

St. Thomas support of MCUM continues to increase substantially. The increase is the good news; the bad news is that the tremendous need goes on.

Food needs: Canned fruit, dried fruit, and applesauce; Baking mixes, peanut butter, fruit juice

Non-food items: Baby wipes, baby shampoo; Cleaners — windows, bathroom, floor; Shaving cream

 

Psalm 56
1 Kings 17: 8-16
1 Corinthians 2: 6-16

Monday February 1, 2016

Mission Committee meets at 6:45 p.m. in Room 11.

Bloomington Community Band rehearses at 7:00 p.m. in Heritage Hall.

 

Psalm 56
2 Kings 5: 1-14
1 Corinthians 14: 13-25

Tuesday February 2, 2016

Presentation of Our Lord

University Club Yoga Class meets at 10:00 a.m. in Heritage Hall.

Worship Committee meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Conference Room.

Park Ridge East Boot Camp meets at 6:30 p.m.

 

Psalm 56
Jeremiah 1: 11-19
Luke 19: 41-44

Ansgar, Bishop of Hamburg, missionary to Denmark and Sweded, 865

Wednesday February 3, 2016

Friday Musicale meets at 9:30 a.m. in Room 11.

Swing Band rehearses at 7:00 p.m. in Heritage Hall.

 

Psalm 99
Deuteronomy 9: 1-5
Acts 3: 11-16

Thursday February 4, 2016

Adult Choir rehearses at 7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary.

Park Ridge East Boot Camp meets at 6:30 p.m.

 

Psalm 99
Deuteronomy 9: 6-14
Acts 10: 1-8

The Martyrs of Japan, 1597

Friday February 5, 2016

 

Psalm 99
Deuteronomy 9: 15-24
Luke 10: 21-24

Saturday February 6, 2016

Property Committee meets at 10:00 a.m.

 

February 7, 2016

Transfiguration of Our Lord — Last Sunday after Epiphany

Proclaim the greatness of the LORD; worship upon God's holy hill. (Psalm 99: 9)
Worship at 8:30 a.m.
The Liturgy is reprinted from Evangelical Lutheran Worship, setting 9 copyright © 2006 by permission of Augsburg Fortress.
A Time to Prepare

Prelude: Love Divine, All Loves Excelling — Paul Manz

Entrance Hymn: Love Divine, All Loves Excelling (ELW 631)

Liturgy of the Word
First Lesson: Exodus 34: 29-35
Responsive Reading: Psalm 99
Holy Gospel: Luke 9: 28-36

Homily: "Time, Time, Time" — Pastor Lyle McKee

Hymn of the Day: How Good, Lord, to Be Here! (ELW 315)

Responses to the Word
The Liturgy of the Holy Eucharist

Communion Hymn: I Want to Walk as a Child of the Light (ELW 815)

Communion Hymn: Beautiful Savior (ELW 838)

Sending Hymn: Alleluia, Song of Gladness (ELW 318)

Postlude: Alleluia, Song of Gladness — Robert Buckley Farlee

Children's Choir rehearses at 9:00 a.m. in Heritage Hall

Godly Play (preschool age) meets in the room next to the Nursery.

Kindergarten through 6th grade meets in Rooms 12 and 15.

Adult Bible Study meets in Room 11. Luke

Confirmation Class meets in Room 14.

Culture of Conversation in the Sanctuary with Pastor Colleen Montgomery

Worship at 11:00 a.m.
The Liturgy is reprinted from Evangelical Lutheran Worship, setting 9 copyright © 2006 by permission of Augsburg Fortress.
A Time to Prepare

Prelude: Love Divine, All Loves Excelling — Paul Manz

Entrance Hymn: Love Divine, All Loves Excelling (ELW 631)

Liturgy of the Word
First Lesson: Exodus 34: 29-35
Responsive Reading: Psalm 99
Holy Gospel: Luke 9: 28-36

Homily: "Time, Time, Time" — Pastor Lyle McKee

Hymn of the Day: How Good, Lord, to Be Here! (ELW 315)

Responses to the Word

Offering: Be Still, for the Presence of the Lord — David J. Evans

The Liturgy of the Holy Eucharist

Communion Hymn: I Want to Walk as a Child of the Light (ELW 815)

Communion Hymn: Beautiful Savior (ELW 838)

Sending Hymn: Alleluia, Song of Gladness (ELW 318)

Postlude: Alleluia, Song of Gladness — Robert Buckley Farlee

Bread and Wine: Bev Lingvai

Flowers: Gene and Gayl Laughman

Souper Bowl of Caring

Evensong on the Feast of Transfiguration

 

Psalm 35: 11-28
Exodus 35: 1-29
Acts 10: 9-23a

Monday February 8, 2016

Bloomington Community Band rehearses at 7:00 p.m. in Heritage Hall.

 

Psalm 35: 11-28
Ezekiel 1: 1 - 2: 1
Acts 10: 23b-33

Tuesday February 9, 2016

University Club Yoga Class meets at 10:00 a.m. in Heritage Hall.

Youth Group from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Shrove Tuesday Pancake Family Potluck and 60 second or Talent Show! Bring your family's favorite kind of pancake and your special talent to share.

Living the Questions 2.0

Park Ridge East Boot Camp at 6:30 p.m.

 

February 10, 2016

Ash Wednesday

Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love. (Psalm 51: 1)
Worship at noon
Liturgy of the Word
First Lesson: Joel 2: 1-2, 12-17
Responsive Reading: Psalm 51: 1-17
Holy Gospel: Matthew 6: 1-6, 16-21

Homily: The Women of the Reformation: Katharina von Bora — Lutheran Matriarch

Worship at 7:00 p.m.
Liturgy of the Word
First Lesson: Joel 2: 1-2, 12-17
Responsive Reading: Psalm 51: 1-17
Holy Gospel: Matthew 6: 1-6, 16-21

Homily: The Women of the Reformation: Katharina von Bora — Lutheran Matriarch

 

Psalm 91: 1-2, 9-16
Exodus 5: 10-23
Acts 7: 30-34

Thursday February 11, 2016

Adult Choir rehearses at 7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary.

Park Ridge East Boot Camp at 6:30 p.m.

 

Psalm 91: 1-2, 9-16
Exodus 6: 1-13
Acts 7: 35-42

Friday February 12, 2016

 

Psalm 91: 1-2, 9-16
Ecclesiastes 3: 1-8
John 12: 27-36

Saturday February 13, 2016

 

February 14, 2016

First Sunday in Lent (Liturgical Color: Purple)

God will give the angels charge over you, to guard you in all your ways. (Psalm 91: 11)
Worship at 8:30 a.m.
Liturgy of the Word
First Lesson: Deuteronomy 26: 1-11
Responsive Reading: Psalm 91: 1-2, 9-16
Second Lesson: Romans 10: 8b-13
Holy Gospel: Luke 4: 1-13

Children's Choir rehearses at 9:00 a.m. in Heritage Hall

Godly Play (preschool age) meets in the room next to the Nursery.

Kindergarten through 6th grade meets in Rooms 12 and 15.

Adult Bible Study meets in Room 11. Romans

Adult Forum: Richard Vargas from WildCare Inc. will be joining us to share the important mission of caring for God's creatures. They are gearing up for spring birthing and hatching season and are in need of volunteer to work with animals and build cages. More information can be found on their website: wildcareinc.org.

Confirmation Class meets in Room 14.

Worship at 11:00 a.m.
Liturgy of the Word
First Lesson: Deuteronomy 26: 1-11
Responsive Reading: Psalm 91: 1-2, 9-16
Second Lesson: Romans 10: 8b-13
Holy Gospel: Luke 4: 1-13

IONA Group meets at 9:45 a.m.

 

Psalm 17
1 Chronicles 21: 1-17
1 John 2: 1-6

Monday February 15, 2016

Presidents' Day

Bloomington Community Band rehearses at 7:00 p.m. in Heritage Hall.

Spinners and Weavers meets at 7:00 p.m. in Community Hall.

 

Psalm 17
Zechariah 3: 1-10
2 Peter 2: 4-21

Tuesday February 16, 2016

University Club Yoga Class meets at 10:00 a.m. in Heritage Hall.

 

Psalm 17
Job 1: 1-22
Luke 21: 34 - 22: 6

Wednesday February 17, 2016

Lenten Service at noon — The Women of the Reformation: Argula von Grumbach — Debater (Bavaria

Lenten Service at 7:00 p.m. — The Women of the Reformation: Argula von Grumbach — Debater (Bavaria


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