Happenings
WEEKLY E-blast news & updates
April 8, 2021
Senior Pastor Call Committee
Lord of Life Council has extended the deadline for submitting Senior Pastor Call Committee applications to Thursday, April 15. Additional applications are sought to provide the cross section needed to form a committee that best represents our congregation as we search for a new Senior Pastor. Read more here and apply.
God's Work, Our Hands
Outreach at Lord of Life
SAVE THE DATE! Lord of Life will host families in danger of homelessness in Family Promise of Montgomery County’s 90-day program in the building from June 27-July 4. We will need hosts to entertain families in the evening, overnight hosts to be on campus in case of emergencies, and groups to make dinners. If you are interested in being a co-coordinator or principal contact for this outreach opportunity, please email jmckenna@lordoflifeonline.org or call 281-367-7016.
LOL Choir Returns Wednesday, April 14, 7pm
After this long hiatus, many of our choir members are ready to sing together again – safely, of course. From April 14 – May 19, we will have short rehearsals spread out in the Sanctuary on those Wednesdays from 7:00 – 7:45 p.m. for those who feel comfortable attending. Everyone must remain masked the entire time. The choir is open to adults of all ages as well as students. If you have any questions, email Dan Fenn or call 281-367-7016.
For the Kids
Children's Ministries at Lord of Life
In-person Sunday School for kids age 3 - sixth grade resumes this Sunday, Apr 11.
Music with Mr. Dan and a lesson on Doubting Thomas. Come join us!

2nd Grade Footstep in Faith - Sunday, April 11 at 12:30pm upstairs in the library at Lord of Life. The class will focus on prayer. Parents are invited to attend with their child. LOL's Footstep in Faith Program is designed to provide opportunities and tools for families to help deepen their faith and renew their commitment to faith education. All attendees are required to wear masks. Email Carrie Kessler to sign up or call 281-367-7016.

Club 56 Pizza with the Pastor - Sunday, Apr 11 at 12:30pm.Bible study and a community service project for 5th & 6th graders. Email Carrie Kessler to sign up or call 281-367-7016.

At “Rocky Railway” Vacation Bible School June 21-25, kids will discover how Jesus’ power can pull us through any situation. VBS is a filled with incredible bible-learning activities, songs and games that leave a lasting impression. We hope you will join us for an incredible week that puts kids on track for trusting Jesus! Visit our webpage for more information and to sign up.
What's ahead for kids this month: Visit our Children's page for more info
Bible Studies/Discussions
Men's Breakfast Bible Study/ Discussion Saturday, April 10 & 24 at 7:30am.

Ladies Bible Study - Meeting monthly. Join us Wednesday, April 14 at 10am online or in person in the conference room. Led by Patrick Nazaroff. To get on the email list, contact Mary Ross.

Adult Sunday School
9:30am New Study - Isaiah: Visions of Promise -Interactive video study on key themes in Isaiah, which has been often been called “the Fifth Gospel” and ultimately delivers a message of hope.
OR 9:45 am – “Trouble I’ve Seen Book Discussion

Pastor's Bible Study - every Tuesday at 11:30

Beyond Sunday Podcast - Weekly conversations with Pastor David Bauser, Faith Formation director Patrick Nazaroff and author Elise McCarter. This week: Who Sinned?: How do we respond to violence committed by Christians?
Covid Fatigue: Navigating our Mental Health During a Global Pandemic
Have you been experiencing feelings of anxiousness, a senses of being overwhelmed, or unexplained tiredness? Join Beth Hall Sundays at 3:30 pm to explore the realities of life in the pandemic. More info and zoom link here.
The Health Ministry team is looking for your feedback on this followup questionnaire. Please take a few moments to answer the questions and let them know the kind of topics you are most interested in!
Everything that we have is a gift that God places in our care during our lifetimes. How to plan a legacy that will reflect your faith and values will be discussed during “The Way Forward to Legacy Generosity,” a webinar on planning legacy gifts for family and ministry.
This webinar, presented by Lutheran Foundation of the Southwest, will be offered Sundays April 11 or April 18 at 2 p.m.
Tuesday, April 13 at 10 a.m.
Thursday, April 15. at 12 p.m.
Please sign up for the one that works best for you and your family using this link. Reach out to Dr. Lizbeth Johnson, (713) 775.1595, lcjohnson@lfsw.org, with any questions.
Hands of Faith
Fair Trade Ministry
SHOP IN-STORE
-Wednesday 10am-2pm
-Saturday 10am-2pm
-Sunday 9am-12:30pm
 OR
In Our Community
The Woodlands Board of Directors declared March 31 Pastor Don Gebert Day in The Woodlands. Pastor David was honored to be present with Barbara and her family when they received the recognition from the board.

You can read the full text of the declaration about Pastor Don’s life and service to this community here.

A Celebration of Life for Pastor Don is being planned for June.


Winter Storm Resources from the United Way - Register for FEMA, Basic Needs resources, etc.
We know you are hungry for time each week with people who get you. Start the year right by making a commitment to yourself. Sacred Time is for you.  Synod-based LEAD (Living Every Day As Disciples) offers resources to develop habits and accountability that will grow hope
"Devote yourself to prayer, keeping alert in it with thanksgiving." - Colossians 4:2