February 10, 2020

"Let your light shine....all around the neighborhood" - The Evangelism Team

No Saturday Worship Services for February 15 and February 22 - As First Lutheran is on the parade route for the Saturday night Mardi Gras parades, the Saturday worship services will be cancelled. We will resume Saturday worship on Feb. 29.

The Bill Glenn Memorial Shrove All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Supper with Bacon and Sausage will be Tuesday February 25th, 2020 at the First Lutheran Church Parish Hall. You can walk over to the final parade of Mardi Gras! Galveston after your supper! Donations are welcome and will support Troop 123 of Galveston.

Helping Hands Ministry Within - Coming soon from The Mission Team is a new in-church ministry designed to help us to help each other! We are a ministry designed to assist members with household tasks or small repairs that they cannot complete on their own. If you are wanting to volunteer to assist, please complete the Helping Hands form, available in the narthex. For more information please contact James Gainer at 409-771-0712 or email him at pinkivory_@yahoo.com.  Leave a message and Jim will respond as soon as he is able.

Lutherhill Camp 2020 - Rev. Rhoades will be an onsite chaplain at Lutherhill Camp for week 2 (June 14-19)—so plan now to have your child attend! Details will be sent out this week to those families with children.

Lenten Small Groups You are invited and encouraged to join a small group for the journey of Lent this year.  The small groups will use the ELCA World Hunger’s 40 Days of Giving Study Guide. “Lent is a time of reflection and repentance, of sacrifice and self-examination. But Lent is also a season of hope – hope in the work God is doing in the world, even in the most challenging times. This Lent, join ELCA World Hunger’s 40 Days of Giving as we journey with our neighbors in hope for a just world where all are fed.”  These small groups will meet 5 times in the season of Lent to study and reflect, to deepen relationships and journey together in hope.  Sign up now for a small group! Sign up sheets are in the Narthex and offer various times and locations.

Ash Wednesday Worship Schedule Plan now to attend Ash Wednesday worship at either 12 noon or 7:00 pm. Both services will include the Imposition of Ashes and Holy Communion. Begin the journey of Lent with worship!


Saturday – 30

Sunday – 151




This Week’s Birthdays

Amy Rutledge 10th

Becky Wyman 15th

Donna Bekkema 16th

Jeanie Doreck 16th


Jack & Lynn Gallo 12th

Jim & Laura Lewis 15th

This Week at First Lutheran

Saturday - Worship Service, 5:30pm

Sunday – Worship Service, 10:00am