Weekly Newsletter of Memorial Lutheran Church                                 Houston, Texas
Memorial Messenger
25 November 2016
Pastor Charles St-Onge to Visit MLC
 
Pastor Charles St-Onge will be here at MLC this weekend, Sunday 27 November in the Fellowship Hall during the Sunday School hour.  Pastor St-Onge will discuss his mission work as Area Facilitator for Montreal, Puerto Rico, Jamaica and the Cayman Islands.  Deb, Olivia, and Sophia will be joining him. Please  join  us  for  a  very  interesting discussion and also keep the St-Onge family in your prayers.
From the Vicar
Searching for Peace
Thanksgiving is upon us, but this last year has been difficult. With all the unrest in the world, we come to this day searching for peace. In Philippians 4, Paul tells us not to be anxious about anything. This is certainly easier said than done in our world. But he goes on to say this: "And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus." In His death and resurrection, Jesus gives you peace, not just in an earthly sense, but He gives the peace that the world cannot, eternal peace.
Sunday's Scripture Readings & Hymns

Hymns: LSB  516, 332, 331, 355
poinsettias
Order Your Poinsettia Today!
Plants are $8.50 each. Order one in memory/honor of a loved one, as a gift for your secret pal, or even for yourself. 

Call the church office by noon, Friday 16 December
713 782 6079 or email  Tessa.
 
We are asking for the plants to remain in the church until after late service on 1 January 2017.
If you have suggestions about things that you'd like to see in the Memorial Messenger, please let the office staff know. We would love to hear from you.

Sincerely,
Rev. Dr. Scott R. Murray
Senior Pastor
Memorial Lutheran Church and School
In This Issue
Let Us Pray
For the family of Gerald Tackett

For Ellen Brda as she recovers

For Bobbi Phelps as she undergoes therapy

For Luke George, who is going through therapy for Leukemia
Take a Break!
Here are a few MLC activities taking a break the week of Thanksgiving:
  • 26 Nov Men's Bible Study
  • 27 Nov Catechism Class
Both will reconvene the following week on 3 & 4 December, respectively.
Voters' Assembly
Don't forget! Monday
28 November is the November MLC Voters' Assembly. Join us in the Fellowship Hall at 7:00 PM.
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5800 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, TX 77057