May 28, 2019

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

- The Evangelism Team


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!

Pentecost – Confirmation Sunday: Join in celebrating the coming of the Holy Spirit upon the church on June 8 and 9 in worship. Please plan to wear red, orange or yellow! On Sunday, we will observe the confirmation of Carissa Albarran-Geml.

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 – 28
Sunday – 120
Offering $3,084
Online Giving $1,068
This Week’s Birthdays

Katherine Stevens, May 28th
Joyce Ekelund, 29th
Haile Hernandez, 31st
Carroll Elfstrom, June 1st
Charlye McDonald, 1st


John & Wendy Marchesini, May 28th
Jimmie & Mary Gillane, 29th
John & Sandra Stewart, June 2nd

This Week at First Lutheran
Tuesday – Joyful Noise Bells, 6:15pm
Tuesday - Joyful Noise Recorders, 7pm
Wednesday - Evangelism Team Meeting, 6:30pm
Thursday - Seaside Seniors Luncheon, 11:30am
Thursday - Ascension Service in Chapel, 12 noon
Saturday – Holy Communion 5:30pm
Sunday – Adult Bible Class 8:45am
Sunday – Holy Communion 10am