St. Thomas Evangelical Lutheran Church

3800 East Third Street

Bloomington, Indiana 47401

(812) 332-5252

News & Events

Worship with Holy Communion at 8:30 and 11:00 a.m. Sundays

(Summer schedule: Worship with Holy Communion at 8:30 and 10:15 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: Mixed canned fruit, assorted canned fruit (no pineapple please) Dry beans

Closet needs: window, bathroom, and floor cleaners men's and women's deodorant

 

Psalm 4
Daniel 9: 1-19
1 John 2: 18-25

Thursday April 16, 2015

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

 

Psalm 4
Daniel 10: 2-19
1 John 2: 26-28

Friday April 17, 2015

Evelyn Nelson Recital at 8:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary

 

Psalm 4
Acts 3: 1-10
Luke 22: 24-30

Saturday April 18, 2015

Gardening Basics Workshop from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 

Olavus Petri, priest, 1552; Laurentius Petri, Bishop of Uppsala, 1573; renewers of the church

April 19, 2015

Third Sunday of Easter (Liturgical Color: White)

The LORD does wonders for the faithful. (Psalm 4: 3)
Worship at 8:30 a.m.
The Liturgy is reprinted from Evangelical Lutheran Worship, setting 6 copyright © 2006 by permission of Augsburg Fortress.
A Time to Prepare

Prelude: Lied — Louis Vierne

Baptismal Hymn: As I Went Down to the River (reprinted in the bulletin)

Liturgy of the Word
First Lesson: Acts 3: 12-19
Responsive Reading: Psalm 4
Second Lesson: 1 John 3: 1-7
Holy Gospel: Luke 24: 36b - 48

Homily: Marissa Tweed, Pastoral Intern

Hymn of the Day: Around You, O Lord Jesus (ELW 468)

Responses to the Word
The Liturgy of the Holy Eucharist

Communion Hymn: Day of Arising (ELW 374)

Communion Hymn: Lord, Who the Night You Were Betrayed (ELW 463)

Sending Hymn: This Joyful Eastertide (ELW 391)

Postlude: Christ Jesus Lay in Death's Strong Bands — Johann Sebastian Bach

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

Adult Forum: Sister Parish Delegation — What to Expect, Conference Room: Suzanne Halvorson will share the itinerary for our visitors from Chichipate, Guatemala for their week-long visit to Bloomington. There will be information on how you can connect with our visitors and participate in their stay. Come learn about this exciting visit and the impact that our Sister Parish relationships has had on the St. Thomas community and members.

Confirmation Class meets in Room 14.

Worship at 11:00 a.m.
The Liturgy is reprinted from Evangelical Lutheran Worship, setting 6 copyright © 2006 by permission of Augsburg Fortress.
A Time to Prepare

Prelude: Lied — Louis Vierne

Entrance Hymn: With High Delight Let Us Unite (ELW 368)

Liturgy of the Word
First Lesson: Acts 3: 12-19
Responsive Reading: Psalm 4
Second Lesson: 1 John 3: 1-7
Holy Gospel: Luke 24: 36b - 48

Homily: Marissa Tweed, Pastoral Intern

Hymn of the Day: Around You, O Lord Jesus (ELW 468)

Responses to the Word

Choir Anthem: Easter Morning (Peace Be Unto You) — Paul Christiansen

The Liturgy of the Holy Eucharist

Communion Hymn: Day of Arising (ELW 374)

Communion Hymn: Lord, Who the Night You Were Betrayed (ELW 463)

Sending Hymn: This Joyful Eastertide (ELW 391)

Postlude: Christ Jesus Lay in Death's Strong Bands — Johann Sebastian Bach

Bread and Wine: Pauline Caldwell

Flowers: Frank and Mary Lou Nierzwicki

Our Annual Program Meeting is set for Sunday, April 19 at 12:30 p.m. Our business will include the following:

Youth Group meets at St. Thomas from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

 

Psalm 150
Jeremiah 30: 1-11a
1 John 3: 10-14

Monday April 20, 2015

Sister Parish Delegates arrive.

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

 

Psalm 150
Hosea 5: 15 - 6: 6
2 John 1-6

Anselm, Bishop of Canterbury, 1109

Tuesday April 21, 2015

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

All-Congregation Potluck with Guatemalan delegates at 7:00 p.m.

 

Psalm 150
Proverbs 9: 1-6
Mark 16: 9-18

Wednesday April 22, 2015

 

Psalm 23
Genesis 30: 25-43
Acts 3: 17-26

Toyohiko Kagawa, renewer of society, 1960

Thursday April 23, 2015

Picnic with Guatemalan delegates from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Lake Monroe

"Three Sisters" Garden Planting with Guatemalan delegates from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

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

 

Psalm 23
Genesis 46: 28 - 47: 6
Acts 4: 1-4

Friday April 24, 2015

IU baseball game with Guatemalan delegates

 

Psalm 23
Genesis 48: 8-19
Mark 6: 30-34

Mark, Evangelist

Saturday April 25, 2015

Arts and Crafts with Guatemalan delegates from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

LOMIK kicks off 2015 with a spring breakfast event at 9:00 a.m. at Lutheran Hills. It's our annual "stakeholders meeting" hosted by the LOMIK Board of Directors. Come and join congregational leaders, pastors, parents — everyone who has an interest in our camps. FREE!

 

April 26, 2015

Fourth Sunday of Easter (Liturgical Color: White)

The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not be in want. (Psalm 23: 1)
Worship at 8:30 a.m.
Liturgy of the Word
First Lesson: Acts 4: 5-12
Responsive Reading: Psalm 23
Second Lesson: 1 John 3: 16-24
Holy Gospel: John 10: 11-18

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

Adult Forum: Meet with our Sister Parish delegation in Heritage Hall. Hear about their lives and their experiences with us over the past week. Ask questions and learn more about Sister Parish.

Confirmation Class meets in Room 14.

Worship at 11:00 a.m.
Liturgy of the Word
First Lesson: Acts 4: 5-12
Responsive Reading: Psalm 23
Second Lesson: 1 John 3: 16-24
Holy Gospel: John 10: 11-18

Birthday Party for Edith Unger and Sister Parish Putluck Luncheon following the second service — farewell to our sisters and brothers from Chichipate.

MCUM 10th Annual Spring Into Action! Luncheon and Auction

 

Psalm 95
1 Samuel 14: 1-13
1 Peter 5: 1-5

Monday April 27, 2015

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

 

Psalm 95
1 Chronicles 11: 1-9
Revelation 7: 13-17

Tuesday April 28, 2015

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

 

Psalm 95
Micah 7: 8-20
Mark 14: 26-31

Catherine of Siena, theologian, 1380

Wednesday April 29, 2015

 

Psalm 22: 25-31
Amos 8: 1-7
Acts 8: 1b-8

Thursday April 30

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


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