Christian Sympathy is expressed to Theresa Low upon the death of her husband Roger Low on November 21st.
Christian Sympathy is expressed to Joe Henderson upon the death of his wife Pat Henderson on November 27th.
Wednesday Evening Advent Worship Take a break from the rush of the season by gathering for a simple time of worship on Wednesday evening’s at 6:30 pm in the main sanctuary. The service will include scripture, song and Holy Communion.
Giving Tuesday - On the heels of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, November 30th is GIVING TUESDAY. Consider making a gift to one or more of the ministries of the congregation: Fanfare Lutheran Music Academy or Feed Galveston.
Men's Club Christmas Party is December the 3rd starting at 6:30pm. Tickets are $25 and includes an open bar, meal, and fellowship. Come join the fun!
2022 Offering Envelopes IN YOUR MAIL! First Lutheran is using a new offering envelope service.
Kid's Chairs for sale! FLC has more wooden children's chairs than we can use so we are opening them up for the congregation. Each chair will be $20 and all proceeds will help send FLC's youth to the National Youth Gathering this summer. You can pay with cash, check, or online. See the youth on Sunday in the Narthex to purchase your chairs. For questions, email email@example.com.
Operation Christmas Cookie signup sheets are in the Narthex. We need cookie bakers, cookie packagers, cookie deliverers, and lots of prayers. Cookies will be delivered to those who have to work on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. If you have questions Anna Gerald will be heading this up with the Evangelism Team.
Magazines - the need for magazines is back! Please bring in your magazines once you are through with them and put them in the Narthex. Jack Danner will collect them and distribute them.
Ladies Game Day - will not be held on December 21st. Instead, they will meet December 14th at Nick’s on 37th and Seawall. Please RSVP with Kay at firstname.lastname@example.org or 409-370-1318. There will not be a gift exchange just fellowship over lunch.
ELCA Good Gifts- It's that time of year again! Time for you to purchase pigs, goats, chickens, water filters, Bibles, bees, latrines, school supplies and so much more though the ELCA Good Gifts programs. It is a wonderful opportunity to share God's love both near and far! Look for the Mission Team tree near the parish hall.
Thank you to everyone who wrote cards for Hope for the Holidays, on Nov 14th. Hope for the Holidays is a LIRS (Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services) program which works to bring hope and compassion to those spending Christmas in immigrant detention centers. These Christmas cards will remind our neighbors that we haven't forgotten them. Want to do more? To buy Christmas presents for immigrant children, you can make a financial donation here: LIRS.org/GiveHope
Join the Joyful Noise Music Ministry! Looking for something new in the fall? Consider giving Joyful Noise a try! We are looking for new singers and instrumentalists to join our ministry! We welcome beginners to experts, the young and the young at heart and everyone in between!
- Sing with the choir! We rehearse after the worship service on certain Sundays
- Play with the strings group! We practice before worship on certain Sundays
- Ring with the Handbell Choir! We practice on Sunday afternoons.
*NEW to FALL 2021* Joyful Noise Junior is open to kids ages 8-16! We will rehearse once a month and lead the worship service! We will present a combination of singing and instrument playing! Our rehearsals are after the worship service on certain Sundays. More information to follow! Interested? Talk to Kelsey: KelseyScheuerman@gmail.com
Ladies Game Day - Join the fun on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. All ladies are welcome and you can bring a friend. If you need a ride, contact Kay Tucker.
Wednesday Evening Worship 6:30 pm in the Main Sanctuary, a midweek worship service with Holy Communion. Come and try it out! Gather with your church family in worship - midweek.
Worship Virtually – Sundays 10:00 am
Worship Safely In Person – Sundays 10:00 am and Wednesdays 6:30pm
You are encouraged to join in worship either safely in person or virtually every Sunday.
The Church Council reviewed the COVID-19 numbers for Galveston and Galveston County and changes the policy to masks are highly recommended if you are not vaccinated. This change reflects that we have seen a decrease in the numbers of hospitalized and positive individuals in our county. Please be mindful of the most vulnerable in our midst, as children under the age of 12 are not eligible for the vaccine at this time.
HOME Holy Communion Package: If you need home communion supplies as you worship virtually, please contact the Church Office as 409-762-8477 to arrange for your package of wafers.
Offering $ 1985
- In-person: 65
- In-person Wednesday:
- Virtually Online (Includes Facebook, YouTube, and Website views):
Children's Message: 83 views
Sermon: 64 views
Worship Service: 163 views
This Week’s Birthdays
- Paul Badovinac 29th
- Manuel Syers 29th
- Sharmi Watkins 29th
- Paulette Aiken 30th
- Roger Zimmerman 2nd
- Richard Bafico 5th
- Henry Schmidt 5th