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

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

Non-food Needs: Window, bathroom, and floor cleaners; Men's and women's deodorant

 

April 11 to 12, 2014

Indiana-Kentucky Synod Council Meeting at the Lutheran Center

 

Psalm 31: 9-16
Job 13: 13-19
Philippians 1: 21-30

Friday April 11, 2014

 

Psalm 31: 9-16
Lamentations 3: 55-66
Mark 10: 32-34

Saturday April 12, 2014

Brass rehearsal at 10:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary.

 

April 13, 2014

Sunday of the Passion - Palm Sunday (Liturgical Color: Purple)

Into your hands, O Lord, I commend my spirt. (Psalm 31: 5)
Worship at 8:30 a.m.
The Liturgy is reprinted from Evangelical Lutheran Worship, setting 5 copyright © 2006 by permission of Augsburg Fortress.
A Time of Preparation
Processional Gospel: Matthew 21: 1-11

Processional Hymn: ride On, Ride On in Majesty! (printed in the bulletin)

Liturgy of the Word
First Lesson: Isaiah 50: 4-9a
Responsive Reading: Psalm 31: 9-16
Second Lesson: Philippians 2: 5-11

Homily: Colleen Montgomery, Pastoral Intern

Hymn of the Day: My Song is Love Unknown (ELW 343)

Responses to the Word

Choir Anthem: Tristis est anima mea — Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla

Liturgy of the Holy Eucharist

Communion Hymn: Stay with Me (ELW 348)

Communion Hymn: Go to Dark Gethsamane (ELW 347)

Sending Hymn: O Sacred Head, Now Wounded (ELW 351)

The absence of a postlude from today's liturgy highlights our journey to the cross with Christ after his triumphal entry into Jerusalem. Today's service is open-ended and continues on Thursday with services at 12 and 7 p.m.

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. Acts

Adult Forum — LCM Presentation on Habitat Spring Trip meets in the Conference Room.

Confirmation Class meets in Room 14.

Worship at 11:00 a.m.
The Liturgy is reprinted from Evangelical Lutheran Worship, setting 5 copyright © 2006 by permission of Augsburg Fortress.
A Time of Preparation
Processional Gospel: Matthew 21: 1-11

Processional Hymn: ride On, Ride On in Majesty! (printed in the bulletin)

Liturgy of the Word
First Lesson: Isaiah 50: 4-9a
Responsive Reading: Psalm 31: 9-16
Second Lesson: Philippians 2: 5-11

Homily: Colleen Montgomery, Pastoral Intern

Hymn of the Day: My Song is Love Unknown (ELW 343)

Responses to the Word

Choir Anthem: Tristis est anima mea — Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla

Liturgy of the Holy Eucharist

Communion Hymn: Stay with Me (ELW 348)

Communion Hymn: Go to Dark Gethsamane (ELW 347)

Sending Hymn: O Sacred Head, Now Wounded (ELW 351)

The absence of a postlude from today's liturgy highlights our journey to the cross with Christ after his triumphal entry into Jerusalem. Today's service is open-ended and continues on Thursday with services at 12 and 7 p.m.

Bread and Wine: Robin Hershberger

First Communion Class meets at 12:30 p.m.

Congregation Council meets at 12:30 p.m. in the Conference Room.

 

Isaiah 42: 1-9
Psalm 36: 5-11
Hebrews 9: 11-15
John 12: 1-11

Monday April 14, 2014

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

 

Isaiah 49: 1-7
Psalm 7: 1-14
1 Corinthians 1: 18-31
John 12: 20-36

Tuesday April 15, 2014

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

 

Isaiah 50: 4-9a
Psalm 70
Hebrews 12: 1-3
John 13: 21-32

Wednesday April 16, 2014

 

April 17, 2014

Maundy Thursday

I will lift the cup of salvation and call on the name of the Lord. (Psalm 116: 13)
Worship at noon
Liturgy of the Word
First Lesson: Exodus 12: 1-14
Responsive Reading: Psalm 116: 1-2, 12-19
Second Lesson: 1 Corinthians 11: 23-26
Holy Gospel: John 13: 1-17, 31b-35
Worship at 7:00 p.m.
Liturgy of the Word
First Lesson: Exodus 12: 1-14
Responsive Reading: Psalm 116: 1-2, 12-19
Second Lesson: 1 Corinthians 11: 23-26
Holy Gospel: John 13: 1-17, 31b-35

 

April 18, 2014

Good Friday

My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? (Psalm 22: 1)
Worship at noon
Liturgy of the Word
First Lesson: Isaiah 52: 13 - 53: 12
Responsive Reading: Psalm 22
Second Lesson: Hebrews 10: 16-25
Holy Gospel: John 18: 1 - 19: 41
Worship at 7:00 p.m.
Liturgy of the Word
First Lesson: Isaiah 52: 13 - 53: 12
Responsive Reading: Psalm 22
Second Lesson: Hebrews 10: 16-25
Holy Gospel: John 18: 1 - 19: 41

Indiana-Kentucky Synod Lutheran Center closed in observance of Good Friday

 

Alavus Petri, priest, 1552; Laurentius Petri, Bishop of Uppsla, 1573; renewers of the church

April 19, 2014

Vigil of Easter

Liturgy of the Word

Youth Group Easter Brunch preparation from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

 

April 20, 2014

Resurrection of Our Lord

This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. (Psalm 118: 24)
Worship at 8:30 a.m.
Liturgy of the Word
First Lesson: Acts 10: 34-43
Responsive Reading: Psalm 118: 1-2, 14-24
Second Lesson: Colossians 3: 1-4
Holy Gospel: Matthew 28: 1-10
Easter Breakfast served by the Youth Group beginning at 9:00 a.m.
Worship at 11:00 a.m.
Liturgy of the Word
First Lesson: Acts 10: 34-43
Responsive Reading: Psalm 118: 1-2, 14-24
Second Lesson: Colossians 3: 1-4
Holy Gospel: Matthew 28: 1-10

Youth Group Easter Brunch from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.

 

Psalm 118: 1-2, 14-24
Exodus 14: 10-31; 15: 20-21
Colossians 3: 5-11

Anselm, Bishop of Canterbury, 1109

Monday April 21, 2014

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

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

 

Psalm 118: 1-2, 14-24
Exodus 15: 1-18
Colossians 3: 12-17

Tuesday April 22, 2014

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

Indiana-Kentucky Synod Renewing Mission Team meets from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Lutheran Center Chapel.

 

Psalm 118: 1-2, 14-24
Joshua 3: 1-17
Matthew 28: 1-10

Toyohio Kagawa, renewer of society, 1960

Wednesday April 23, 2014

 

Psalm 16
Song of Solomon 2: 8-15
Colossians 4: 2-5

Thursday April 24, 2014

Indiana-Kentucky Synod Community Organizing Team Meeting at the Lutheran Center

Indiana-Kentucky Synod Christian Education Team Meeting from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Lutheran Center Small Conference Room.

 

Psalm 16
Song of Solomon 5: 9 - 6: 3
1 Corinthians 15: 1-11

Mark, Evangelist

Friday April 25, 2014

Youth Group Shakes 'n Convos from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Steak 'n Shake

Indiana-Kentucky Synod Finance Committee meets from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Lutheran Center Chapel.

 

April 26 to 29, 2014

Healthy Congregations Facilitator Training in Indianapolis

 

Psalm 16
Song of Solomon 8: 6-7
John 20: 11-20

Saturday April 26, 2014

Bach rehearsal at 1:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary


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