August 26, 2019

"It is the duty of every Christian to be Christ to his neighbor."  - Martin Luther
- The Evangelism Team

Thank You EVERYONE for the  Coneys and Conessuccess! The Men's Club reports that they were able to raise $573! Thank You also, Joyful Noise Strings for the awesome music entertainment you provided!

Join in "God’s Work. Our Hands." Weekend 2019! The Missions Team invites you to join in this ELCA-wide event by helping us beautify our church grounds.  We need as many volunteers as able to help us weed the garden beds,  trim the plants, sweep and clean up the alley way and clean up around the church yard.  Join us Saturday, September 7 from 9:00 am – 12 Noon!  Bring your own gloves and tools you think you will need.  Let’s beautify our property to help beautify our neighborhood! Parish Life will be providing drinks and snacks. Any questions, call Brenda Concienne at 409-370-6119.

Glori-Anas Thank Offering Coin containers are available in the Narthex. This year’s Thank Offering will be on November 24th. 

Musicians Needed Joyful Noise - Kelsey Scheuerman is looking for a wide variety of music loving people that want to learn to:
  1. Ring bells in the JuBELLation Handbell Choir
  2. Strum the ukulele or guitar
  3. Bang a drum
  4. Play a recorder

Coffee Anyone??  During the summer time you are invited to schedule coffee times with Pastor Rhoades or Emily Billin (Minister of Missional Community)—these informal meetings will allow us to talk more and share life together more.  Please call the church office to schedule your time!
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.
Save the Date - September 21 at 2pm. Sheri Moon and Kelsey Scheuerman are hosting a Back to School Teaopen to all ages! The goal is to recruit for the church, while also supporting some of our local teachers and students. 

Saturday – 34
Sunday – 142

Offering $4086.89
This Week’s Birthdays
Jennifer Geml 26th
Maggie Haupt 27th
Diane Humphrey 27th
Jessica Kirkpatrick 27th
Barbara Frank 29th
Margaret Aaron 30th
James Shephard 30th
Aurora Cotter 31st
Lee King 31st


This Week at First Lutheran

Saturday – Holy Communion, 5:30pm 
Sunday – Holy Communion, 10:00am