NAM SOS (Survival Over Summer)
2 Sundays in May - May 22nd and May 29th
Help make sure NAM’s Nutrition Center is well-stocked for the summer months. 2 generous donors will match your monetary gift 3 to 1. That means for every $1 you donate they will donate $3 up to $300,000. Make a gift online at www.namonline.org or send a check to NAM, 15555 Kuykendahl Rd, Houston, TX 77090. We are having an SOS Food Drive on Sundays, May 22nd and May 29th. Put items in the collection box located in the Narthex.
Interfaith Homeless Network Donations Needed
Sundays, June 5th and 12th
Our rotation for helping a homeless family through IHN (Interfaith Homeless Network) is upon us. We are responsible for one family and providing them with their needs to transition from homelessness to home living! Below is a short profile and a list of their physical needs. As always, prayer for them is first and foremost and we ask that our church family prays for them!
Our family is a single mom 2 kids (male ages 8 and 11), recently approved for her new apartment. The boys are doing well in school in spite of their homeless situation. The family needs cups, bowls (cereal), mixing bowls, 2 shower curtains and hooks, mop & bucket, sponges, toilet bowl brush, trash can (13 gallon), dish rack (for drying dishes), can opener, crock pot, kitchen storage containers.
As specific items are requested, we ask that you please contact Barb Schwarz at firstname.lastname@example.org or 713-253-7783 to coordinate what items you would like to donate. They certainly don’t need 10 shower curtains or toilet bowl brushes!
Our Free Feature Movie is "Inside Out"
Saturday, June 11th at 6pm
Mark your calendar for our next Family Movie Night on Saturday, June 11th at 5:30pm. We will be showing the movie, “Inside Out.” This free, fun family event is open to everyone. The movie is free and concessions will be sold to help support our Missions ministry. Invite your friends and neighbors to this wonderful event!
VBS - Cave Quest
Monday thru Friday, June 20th-24th
We are filling positions for our VBS (June 20th-24th). Have you been in prayer to ask God where you can serve Him this year? We need you! Registration for campers has begun! For children 3 years old (and potty trained) by September 1, 2015 through 5th grade, please call the Church Office or contact Tonia in the Church Office or at: email@example.com to volunteer or if you have any questions about registering your child/children. Otherwise, click on the graphic to register today!
Summer Camps - Star Wars Camp and Fun Camp
One Week Each - July 11th-14th and July 25th-28th
We are open for registration for our two summer camps. We are offering “Star Wars Camp” the week of July 11th-14th and “Fun Camp” the week of July 25th-28th. “Star Wars Camp” will offer crafts, activities, experiments, games, snacks, and devotions and “Fun Camp” will offer Nerf wars, obstacle courses, crafts, snacks, games, and devotions. The cost for each camp is $65 per camper and includes ages 4-6 years old and 7-10 year old. Logon to www.churchthatcares.org to sign up today! Contact Tonia at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or click on the graphic to register today!
Life After Fifty Fellowship Event
Friday, July 22nd
“Footloose” at Stageworks Theater (formerly Houston Family Arts Center). Remember the dancing and the plot? A big-city teenager in competition with a Midwestern town minister wreaks havoc on a quiet southern town that abhors rock music and dancing. When the Chicago-born teen calls for a rock ‘n’ roll prom and the cultural revitalization of a repressed town, a fast-paced musical drama ensues. Dinner first at your expense at your choice of restaurant in Willowbrook area. Cost is $21/each ($20 ticket and $1 for bus driver’s meal). Leave RLC Parking lot at 5:15pm. Seats are reserved but need to be paid by Friday, July 8th so please sign up ASAP! For info, call Carolyn Pali at 281-355-0090. Get a flyer in the Information Center.
TOWN Together on Wednesday Night Every Wednesday at 5:30pm
Together on Wednesday nights! TOWN (Together on Wednesday Nights) is a time for the whole church to come together for food, fellowship, worship and Bible study. We are now on break until the Fall! Check back in August for more information!
Meal served from 5:30 - 6:15pm
Simply Worship from 6:00 - 6:20pm
Classes and Nursery from 6:30 - 7:30pm
Dinner- family style meals include anything from Tacos and Nachos to Potatoes and Pasta.
Simply Worship- 2 or 3 songs, confession, absolution, prayer, Bible reading
Bridge Bible Study Bible Study For Young, Single Adults Ages 18-up
A Bible study for Young, Single Adults 18-up. We meet on Fridaynights from 7-10pm for dinner and fellowship. Contact Julie Chladny at 936-648-4115 for details.
Saturday Men's Bible Study Saturday Mornings starting at 7:30am
Please join the men in the Conference Room on Saturday mornings from 7:30am until about 9am for fellowship with their Bible Study from the Lutheran Hour Ministries, Men’s Network study, “The Intersection of Church & State” which begins on Saturday, April 30th, and concludes on May 21st to close out our spring session. Join us for this close look at religious freedom in the United States.
Religious freedom in America has been an issue of paramount importance since th founding of this great nation. As the nation has grown and changed, so has the relationship of the federal government with the many religions that comprise the community of faith throughout the land.
This Bible study examines this vital relationship to see what’s working well and how we can improve the rough spots at the intersection of church and state.
All men are welcome to join us at 7:30 – 9:00 AM in the Conference Room. Please feel free to bring someone along, and bring your favorite morning drink. We always have some interesting discussion, usually have some type of breakfast fast food available, along with good fellowship and nourishment on the Word of God.
Tuesday Morning Ladies Bible Study and Monthly Luncheon Bible Study Every Tuesday at 9:30am, Luncheon the Second Tuesday of the Month
Please join the women on Tuesday at 9:30am for a weekly Bible Study.Monthly luncheons are the second Tuesday of every month at 11am. Bring a dish and enjoy fellowship and friendship. Planning to attend? Call the church Office at 281-353-4413. Class will be held in the Fellowship Hall.
Grief Support Group 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at 1pm
Our Grief Support Group meets every 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month at 1pm in the Conference Room. If you have experienced a loss, please join others for support, prayer and fellowship.
Mom's Bible Cafe Join us on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the Month
Please join this Women's Bible study at Gathering Grounds from 9:30-11am.The topic will study Beth Moore's, "Jesus, the One and Only." Childcare will be provided.
MOPS and MOMSnext Meeting Meetings on the first and third Fridays of the month at 9:30am
Please join the MOPS group for their first and third Friday meetings at the Church. We meet in the Fellowship Hall.If you'd like to join us for the 2015-2016 season please email email@example.com. International fees are $24.95/year and cost per semester is $50 + MOPPETS fees. MOPS membersip is open to women who have children in Kdg or below...or who are pregnant! And...MOMSnext membersip is open to moms of elementary aged children. The 2015-2016 theme is, "A Fierce Flourishing."
Cards of Caring 2nd Wednesdays of the Month, 12:30pm
Please join us on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 12:30pm in the Conference Room to help make cards for our members' birthdays and anniversaries. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet new people, make new friends and create a beautiful item that our members love to receive! Don't worry if you've never done this type of craft before, no experience necessary. And if you are a "pro" you won't be bored, as there are always cards to create that are a bit more involved. We hope to see you there!
Resurrection Medical Response Ministry Meetings Every Second Saturday of the Month
Once a month training for all interested individuals who want to be a part of this vital ministry. Meetings are the second Saturdays of every month in the Fellowship Hall from 10am to 12pm. Please contact Travis Gaines at 281-620-0644 if you are interested in joining or want more information.
Gulf Coast Blood Drive Sundays On Specific Dates
Give the gift of life! One donation will save 3 lives! We have 4 - 5 blood drives during the year. Join us at any one or more of them! Go to www.giveblood.org to sign up today.