May 20, 2019

People will not care how much you know,
until they know how much you care. Be a friend.

- The Evangelism Team


The Men's Club - Because of Memorial Day the Men's Club will meet on TONIGHT at 7:00 pm

High School Senior Recognition – College Graduate Recognition:  Sunday, June 2! We will honor our high school and college graduates during worship celebrating their milestone achievement and surrounding them in prayer as they prepare for the next chapter of their lives.  Please turn in to the Church Office information concerning those who are graduating!

POOL PARTY SAVE the DATE Young adults, youth, children and their families are invited to a drop in pool party at Doryn Glenn’s home on Sunday, June 9 from 1:00 pm – 4:00pm.  Come and meet Emily Billin out new Minister of Missional Community – this pool party is designed for folks to get to know Emily and kick off the summer!  Please sign up in the Narthex or ON LINE:https://flctx.360unite.com/youth. Folks are invited to bring a snack to share and a non-alcoholic beverage.

Ukulele Workshop - Kelsey Scheuerman will be hosting a Ukulele Workshop for all new players or people just wanting to improve! It will be a two-day class with a performance at worship. The rehearsals will be Thursday, June 6th and Thursday, June 13th from 6-8pm in the upstairs confirmation room. We will learn 1-2 easy songs, then play at worship on Sunday, June 16th. The strings ensemble will back us up, but the ukuleles will shine! I will have ukuleles for you to use from my classroom so don't worry about not having an instrument! If you have any questions, please let me know!

New Parish Administrator to start June 3! The Church Council is happy to announce that Brandi Painter has accepted the position of Parish Administrator for our congregation. Brandi brings to our staff strong computer skills, detail orientation and a passion for the life of the church.  Brandi will work with Julie Agee for a smooth transition as we begin this new beginning in the church office.  Please add Brandi to your prayers as she takes on this new position and also Julie as she begins her retirement.

Retirement Event Honoring Julie Agee – June 23following worship: Plan now to be part of the celebration honoring Julie Agee as she retires as Parish Administrator after 26 years of dedicated service to the congregation! Stay tuned for more details.

Evangelism Team will meet Wednesday, May 29th, 6:30pm at the home of Marlene Hardesty (923 Postoffice).
Coffee Fellowship Hosts  Each Sunday, following worship, volunteers serve refreshments and beverages.  Volunteers are need to sign up to host the Coffee Fellowship.  Please contact Vera Danner (409-762-2526) if you would like to host coffee fellowship.

Fanfare! Summer Camps - Spread the word that registration is available online! Also, they are offering an Adult Piano class - it's never too late to learn! Register online - Early Bird prices now in effect: https://fanfarelma.com/summer-camp/

Saturday – 33
Sunday – 125
Offering $6,462
Online Giving $3,583
This Week’s Birthdays
Kay Henson, 20th
Diana Luna, 21st
Heather Chide, 24th
Anthony Grizzaffi, 24th
Cheryl Stein, 25th
Clay Lewis, 26th
Don & Sherry Burlison, 20th                                        
Chris & Kelly Cruz, 21st
Pastor & Corinne Rhoades, 23rd
This Week at First Lutheran
Monday – Worship Team 6pm
Monday – Men’s Club Meeting 7pm
Tuesday – Lyceum Board Meeting 5pm
Saturday – Holy Communion 5:30pm
Sunday – Adult Bible Class 8:45am
Sunday – Holy Communion 10am
Sunday – Divine Drama Bible Class 5pm
The Church Office will be closed Monday, May 27th for Memorial Day.