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 meats (salmon, beef stew, etc.); fruit juices, coffee and other beverages; baking mixes (cornbread, pancake, etc.); canned and dried fruit; canned vegetables (carrots, greens, potatoes, etc.)

Non-food items: Laundry soap, general household cleaners, sponges and scrubbies, bleach, mops, trash bags

 

Psalm 96: 1-9 [10-13]
Judges 17: 1-6
3 John 9-12

Thursday October 16, 2014

Indiana Youth Musicians meet at 6:00 p.m. in Rooms 16 and 17.

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

 

Psalm 96: 1-9 [10-13]
Deuteronomy 17: 14-20
1 Peter 5: 1-5

Ignatius, Bishop of Antioch, martyr, c. 115

Friday October 17, 2014

 

Psalm 96: 1-9 [10-13]
Isaiah 14: 3-11
Matthew 14: 1-12

Luke, Evangelist

Saturday October 18, 2014

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

 

October 19, 2014

Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 29) (Liturgical Color: Green)

Ascribe to the LORD honor and power (Psalm 96: 7)
Worship at 8:30 a.m.
The Liturgy is reprinted from Evangelical Lutheran Worship, setting 1 copyright © 2006 by permission of Augsburg Fortress.
A Time to Prepare

Prelude: Dearest Jesus, at Your Word — Max Reger

Entrance Hymn: Dearest Jesus, At Your Word (ELW 520)

Liturgy of the Word
First Lesson: Isaiah 45: 1-7
Responsive Reading: Psalm 96: 1-9 [10-13]
Second Lesson: 1 Thessalonians 1: 1-10
Holy Gospel: Matthew 22: 15-22

Homily: "God's Economy — Marissa Tweed, Pastoral Intern

Hymn of the Day: We Give Thee But Thine Own (ELW 686)

Responses to the Word

Choir Anthem: Offertory — John Ness Beck

The Liturgy of the Holy Eucharist

Communion Hymn: Strengthen for Service, Lord (ELW 497)

Communion Hymn: Chief of Sinners Though I Be (ELW 609)

Sending Hymn: All My Hope on God Is Founded (ELW 757)

Postlude: Chief of Sinners Though I Be — David Cherwien

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.

Mission Committee Forum in the Conference Room — John Vanderzee will speak about New Hope Family Shelter.

Worship at 11:00 a.m.
The Liturgy is reprinted from Evangelical Lutheran Worship, setting 1 copyright © 2006 by permission of Augsburg Fortress.
A Time to Prepare

Prelude: Dearest Jesus, at Your Word — Max Reger

Entrance Hymn: Dearest Jesus, At Your Word (ELW 520)

Liturgy of the Word
First Lesson: Isaiah 45: 1-7
Responsive Reading: Psalm 96: 1-9 [10-13]
Second Lesson: 1 Thessalonians 1: 1-10
Holy Gospel: Matthew 22: 15-22

Homily: "God's Economy — Marissa Tweed, Pastoral Intern

Hymn of the Day: We Give Thee But Thine Own (ELW 686)

Responses to the Word

Choir Anthem: How Majestic Is Your Name — Mark Patterson

The Liturgy of the Holy Eucharist

Communion Hymn: Strengthen for Service, Lord (ELW 497)

Communion Hymn: Chief of Sinners Though I Be (ELW 609)

Sending Hymn: All My Hope on God Is Founded (ELW 757)

Postlude: Chief of Sinners Though I Be — David Cherwien

Bread and Wine: Robin Hershberger

Flowers: Carol Seaman and Kaye Hill

New members class meets in the Conference Room following the late service.

Mutual Ministry Committee meets in Room 11 following the late service.

Youth Group participates in CROP Stop Hunger Walk, beginning at 3:00  at the Islamic Center.

Bach Cantata at 2:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary

 

Psalm 98
Daniel 3: 1-18
Revelation 18: 1-10, 19-20

Monday October 20, 2014

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

Monday Bible Study meets at 1:00 p.m. in Room 11.

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.

Book of Faith study on John (Session 3) meets at 7:00 p.m. in the Conference Room.

 

Psalm 98
Daniel 3: 19-30
Revelation 18: 21-24

Tuesday October 21, 2014

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

Men's Group meets at 7:00 p.m. in Room 11.

 

Psalm 98
Daniel 6: 1-28
Matthew 17: 22-27

Wednesday October 22, 2014

 

Psalm 1
Numbers 5: 5-10
Titus 1: 5-16

James of Jerusalem, martyr, c. 62

Thursday October 23, 2014

Indiana Youth Musicians rehearse at 6:00 p.m. in Rooms 16 and 17.

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

 

Psalm 1
Deuteronomy 9:25 - 10: 5
Titus 2: 7-8, 11-15

Friday October 24, 2014

The fifteenth annual Pipes Spooktacular will be held at 7:00 p.m. Sponsored by the IU oorgan department and the Bloomington chapter of the American Guild of Organists, the Spooktacular is a family-friendly event featuring spooky organ music, costumes, candy, and even the singing of Pumpkin Carols! Wear your best costume and come early for a good seat — the Spooktacular has become one of Bloomington's most popular Halloween traditions!

"Recovering Church and Living Testimony" with author Sarah Bessey at First Presbyterian Church

 

Psalm 1
Proverbs 24: 23-34
John 5: 39-47

Saturday October 25, 2014

"Recovering Church and Living Testimony" with author Sarah Bessey at First Presbyterian Church

 

October 26, 2014

Reformation Sunday (Liturgical Color: Red)

The Lord of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our stronghold. (Psalm 46: 7)
Worship at 8:30 a.m.
Liturgy of the Word
First Lesson: Jeremiah 31: 31-34
Responsive Reading: Psalm 46
Second Lesson: Romans 3: 19-28
Holy Gospel: John 8: 31-36

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.

Conversation about Caring Ministries in the Conference Room

Worship at 11:00 a.m.
Liturgy of the Word
First Lesson: Jeremiah 31: 31-34
Responsive Reading: Psalm 46
Second Lesson: Romans 3: 19-28
Holy Gospel: John 8: 31-36

 

Psalm 119: 41-48
Deuteronomy 6: 1-9, 20-25
James 2: 8-13

Monday October 27, 2014

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

 

Psalm 119: 41-48
Deuteronomy 10: 10-22
James 2: 14-26

Simon and Jude, Apostles

Tuesday October 28, 2014

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

Scripture, Culture and Agriculture: An Agrarian Reading of the Bible book study at 7:00 p.m. in the Conference Room.

 

Psalm 119: 41-48
Proverbs 16: 1-20
Matthew 19: 16-22

Wednesday October 29, 2014

 

Psalm 43
1 Samuel 2: 27-36
Romans 2: 17-29

Thursday October 30, 2014

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

 

Psalm 43
Ezekiel 13: 1-16
2 Peter 2: 1-3

Friday October 31, 2014

Reformation Day


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