Weekly Newsletter of Memorial Lutheran Church Houston, Texas
17 May 2019
Guest Choir Tonight!
Faith Lutheran High School Choir, under the direction of Rebekah Roundey, will be our visiting choir TONIGHT 17 May at 7:00 PM. Please join us in the Sanctuary to hear their talent and welcome our visitors!
From the Pastor
Confirmation Sunday is this coming Sunday. The Rite of Confirmation is not established by Jesus. Nevertheless, the content of our Confirmation practices is thoroughly Biblical.
Teaching Christians to know and understand the content of the Ten Commandments, the Creed, the Lord's Prayer, Holy Baptism, Confession and Absolution/Office of the Keys, and the Lord's Supper is something that Jesus clearly did for his own disciples. It is what God continues to do for his people in places like confirmation class.
When we say a person has been confirmed in the faith, we do not mean that the person in now (because of confirmation) fully Christian. Confirmation "confirms" the faith the Holy Spirit has worked in the heart through the Word, through Baptism.
It is in that confirmed faith that our 10 confirmands will come forward this coming Sunday and begin to receive our Lord's body and blood, which will sustain them in the true faith unto life everlasting.
Let's help the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center stock up their reserves for summer. Please consider donating blood THIS Sunday 19 May between 8:30 AM and 12:30 PM in our school gym. Walk-ins are welcome!
Thank you to those of you who will take a few minutes of your time to GIVE LIFE!
Summer Sunday School
Summer Sunday School for children ages 2 year old through high school takes place on Sundays in June through August each year. To sign up as a volunteer teacher, go tothe signup genius pageand pick the age group and Sundays you are available. Volunteers must be at least 17 years old.
There will be two volunteers per class with the exception of the 2 year old class where parents attend with their kids, so you don't have to go it alone. A reminder e-mail and lessons for each class you sign up for will be provided along with the Guidelines for Summer Sunday School. Note: all volunteers must have completed thechild and youth safety policy training.