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 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: Canned fruits and vegetables; Salad dressing; Chicken or Tuna in a pouch; Black Pepper; Salt; Rice (10 lb bags or larger)

Non-food items: Laundry soap; Bleach; Trash Bags

 

Psalm 17
2 Samuel 11: 2-26
Revelation 3: 1-6

Monday September 1, 2014

Labor Day

Indiana-Kentucky Lutheran Center closed

Church Office closed

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

 

Psalm 17
2 Samuel 11: 27b - 12: 15
Revelation 3: 7-13

Nikolai Frederik Severin Grundtvig, bishop, renewer of the church, 1872

Tuesday September 2, 2014

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

Altar Guild meets at 5:30 p.m. in the Conference Room.

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

Capital Campaign Communication Committee meets at 7:00  in Room 11.

 

Psalm 17
Jeremiah 17: 5-18
Matthew 12: 22-32

Wednesday September 3, 2014

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

Capital Campaign meets at 7:00 p.m. in the Conference Room.

 

Psalm 119: 33-40
Ezekiel 24: 1-14
2 Corinthians 12: 11-21

Thursday September 4, 2014

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

 

Psalm 119: 33-40
Ezekiel 24: 15-27
Romans 10: 15b-21

Friday September 5, 2015

 

Psalm 119: 33-40
Ezekiel 33: 1-6
Matthew 23: 29-36

Saturday September 6, 2014

Property Committee meets at 10:00 a.m.

Singing At-One-Ment — A Workshop on Liturgical Song

 

September 7, 2014

Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 23) (Liturgical Color: Green)

I desire the path of your commandments. (Psalm 119: 35)
Worship at 8:30 a.m.
The Liturgy is reprinted from Evangelical Lutheran Worship, setting 3 copyright © 2006 by permission of Augsburg Fortress.
A Time to Prepare

Entrance Hymn: Earth and All Stars! (ELW 731)

Liturgy of the Word
First Lesson: Ezekiel 33: 7-11
Responsive Reading: Psalm 119: 33-40
Second Lesson: Romans 13: 8-14
Holy Gospel: Matthew 18: 15-20

Hymn of the Day: God, when Human Bonds Are Broken (ELW 603)

Responses to the Word

Intallation of Sunday Church School Teachers

Choir Anthem: For the Beauty of the Earth — John Rutter

The Liturgy of the Holy Eucharist

Communion Hymn: As We Gather at Your Table (ELW 522)

Communion Hymn: At the Lamb's High Feast We Sing (ELW 362)

Sending Hymn: Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee (ELW 836)

We will kick off this year's Sunday Church School. Children, confirmation students, youth, and families are invited to join us for food, activities, music, and introduction to teachers and programming for the year. We will also be celebrating and learning about St. Thomas' relationship with the Santo Domingo de Guzmen Parish in Chichipate, Guatemals. Thanks in advance to the Mission Committee for their help in planning this special gathering!

Culture of Conversation in the Sanctuary at 9:45 a.m.

Worship at 11:00 a.m.
The Liturgy is reprinted from Evangelical Lutheran Worship, setting 3 copyright © 2006 by permission of Augsburg Fortress.
A Time to Prepare

Entrance Hymn: Earth and All Stars! (ELW 731)

Liturgy of the Word
First Lesson: Ezekiel 33: 7-11
Responsive Reading: Psalm 119: 33-40
Second Lesson: Romans 13: 8-14
Holy Gospel: Matthew 18: 15-20

Hymn of the Day: God, when Human Bonds Are Broken (ELW 603)

Responses to the Word

Intallation of Sunday Church School Teachers

The Liturgy of the Holy Eucharist

Communion Hymn: As We Gather at Your Table (ELW 522)

Communion Hymn: At the Lamb's High Feast We Sing (ELW 362)

Sending Hymn: Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee (ELW 836)

Bread and Wine: Evelyn Niemeyer

Flowers: Gary and Helen Ingersoll

Youth Group Kick-Off from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

 

Psalm 119: 65-72
Leviticus 4: 27-31; 5: 14-16
1 Peter 2: 11-17

Monday September 8, 2014

Lay Care Visitors meet at 10:00 a.m. in the Pastor's Office

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

Georgetown Condo Association meets at 7:00 p.m. in Room 11.

 

Psalm 119: 65-72
Deuteronomy 17: 2-13
Romans 13: 1-7

Peter Claver, priest, missionary to Colombia, 1654

Tuesday September 9, 2014

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

Scripture, Culture and Agriculture: An agrarian reading of the Bible meets at 7:00 p.m. in the Conference Room.

 

Psalm 119: 65-72
Leviticus 16:1-5, 20-28
Matthew 21: 18-22

Wednesday September 10, 2014

Local Growers Guild meets at 7:00 p.m. meets at 5:45 p.m. in the Conference Room.

Congregation Council Executive Committee meets at 5:45 p.m. in the Pastor's Office.

Georgetown Condo Association meets at 7:00 p.m. in Room 11.

 

Psalm 103: [1-7] 8-13
Genesis 37: 12-36
1 John 3: 11-16

Thursday September 11, 2014

Finance Committee meets at 6:00 p.m. in the Conference Room.

Local Growers Guild meets at 6:00 p.m. in Rooms 16 and 17.

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

Local Growers Guild meets at 7:00 p.m.

 

Psalm 103: [1-7] 8-13
Genesis 41: 53 - 42: 17
Acts 7: 9-16

Friday September 12, 2014

University Club Board meets at 11:30 a.m.

 

Psalm 103: [1-7] 8-13
Genesis 45: 1-20
Matthew 6: 7-15

John Chrysostom, Bishop of Constantinople, 407

Saturday September 13, 2014

Congregation Council retreat at 10:00 a.m. at Pastor Lyle's home.

 

September 14, 2014

Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 24) (Liturgical Color: Green)

Lord, you are full of compassion and mercy. (Psalm 103: 8)
Worship at 8:30 a.m.
Liturgy of the Word
First Lesson: Genesis 50: 15-21
Responsive Reading: Psalm 103: [1-7] 8-13
Second Lesson: Romans 14: 1-12
Holy Gospel: Matthew 18: 21-35

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. Matthew

Confirmation Class meets in Room 14.

Adult Forum: Spiritual Growth Group meeting time

Worship at 11:00 a.m.
Liturgy of the Word
First Lesson: Genesis 50: 15-21
Responsive Reading: Psalm 103: [1-7] 8-13
Second Lesson: Romans 14: 1-12
Holy Gospel: Matthew 18: 21-35

Holy Cross Day

 

Psalm 133
Genesis 48: 8-22
Hebrews 11: 23-29

Monday September 15, 2014

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

Spinners and Weavers meets at 7:00 p.m. in Rooms 16 and 17.

 

Psalm 133
Genesis 49: 29 - 50: 14
Romans 14: 13 - 15: 2

Cyprian, Bishop of Carthage, martyr, c. 258

Tuesday September 16, 2014

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

Moravian Service at 1:00 p.m.

Georgetown Condo Association meets at 7:00 p.m.

Mens Group meets at 7:00 p.m.

 

Psalm 133
Genesis 50: 22-26
Mark 11: 20-25

Hildegard, Abbess of Bingen, 1179

Wednesday September 17, 2014

Capital Campaign meets at 7:00 p.m.


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