Our Primary Prayer focus for this week is on Christ’s people on earth:
For the Holy Spirit to be at work enriching faith through our Barnabas Ministry. Giving us hearts that are growing in the joy of giving generously to the mission of STL. For children to be raised in the nurture and encouragement of the Gospel. For new individuals to become members of the STL Prayer Chain.
After purchasing and renovating a shelter in Mount Clemens for homeless women, the Macomb County Rotating Emergency Shelter Team (MCREST) recognized the need for a men’s shelter as well. The Women’s League from Trinity Lutheran Church in Clinton Township decided to step in an offer support. With a $140,000 Memorial Trust Fund grant from Trinity, MCREST was able to purchase a building adjacent to the women’s shelter to house homeless men. Once renovations are complete, the building will provide lodging for at least 30 men at a time.
We are in need of volunteers for some upcoming community events. If you are a local supporter of Camp Restore looking for a way to get more involved and meet our community members, this may be the perfect opportunity for you!
As we watch the Boys of Summer, cheering on our favorite baseball teams, I am reminded of the movie Field of Dreams. You’ll recall the main character builds a baseball diamond in the middle of his Iowa cornfield after hearing voices. whisper the above quote. Simply creating the field was not the end of the story. He chases across the country to discover the answer to two important questions. “Why?” and “What happens now?”
If you wish to support the Mission and Ministry of St Thomas Lutheran, offering boxes are located at each entrance to our sanctuary and offering plates are available on the communion rail. Other ways to Support STL Christian stewardship is
Several years ago, a news report exposed a practice that some manufacturers of everyday household products were doing to save costs. They reduced the amount of the product but used the same size packaging. Consumers were totally unaware of the
Saint Thomas and Christ the King are having a combined Vacation Bible School this summer (June 20-24)! At VBS we’ll learn about Jesus, our Savior, through five Bible stories, meet new friends, do fun activities, sing great songs, make crafts, play games, eat snacks, and more! It’s going to be fun, but it would be more fun with you there. Can you join us?
Kintsukuroi, translated to mean “Golden Repair”, is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery using lacquer mixed with powdered precious metals like gold, silver or platinum. Once the object is repaired, cleaned and dried, its former cracks are highlighted by veins of the metal running through its form.