E-bulletin for November 17, 2010
Sunday, November 21
Sermon title: Your Daily Workout
Scripture: Philippians 2:1-13
Standing on the Promises – Stewardship 2011
If you have not already done so, consider your gift for 2011 and mail it back in the envelope provided in your packet, or go online to make a commitment.
Read the Wesleyan Covenant Prayer that was recited in worship.
Watch personal stories about what St. Luke’s means to members.
A complete calendar of Advent services and activities is available online.
Again this year, St Luke’s will offer daily email devotionals during Advent. All members will receive the first devotional. If you would like to continue receiving them, contact Laurie Kereluk at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 713-402-5004 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 713-402-5004 end_of_the_skype_highlighting.
Do you have a family member or friend who is in the Armed Forces and will not be home for Christmas? Send his/her name and address to Outreach Ministries so that we can send Christmas greetings from St. Luke’s.
Through December 5, Advent Dedications for Seasonal Decorations will be accepted. Make your dedication in honor or in memory of loved ones. Forms are available in the Connections Center or contact Gayle Eury at email@example.com, 713-402-5027 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 713-402-5027 end_of_the_skype_highlighting.
December 2, It's a Wonderful Life! A "live" radio broadcast of this holiday classic will be performed at 7 p.m. in the Rotunda Theater.
Mark your calendar
Church offices will be closed for Thanksgiving from Wednesday, November 24 – Friday, November 26.
November 18, Spirit of Adoption Support Group will have its monthly meeting from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Children’s Chapel. Rev. Amy Bezecny will lead discussion of Simplicity Parenting by John Payne and Lisa Ross. RSVP to Amy at 713-402-5134 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 713-402-5134 end_of_the_skype_highlighting. Childcare is available by calling 713-402-5054 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 713-402-5054 end_of_the_skype_highlighting.
November 19, Friday Night Dance featuring Jon Norman and "That Country Band," 7-10:30 p.m. $15 at the door includes a light supper. For reservations and information, please contact Mary Lynn Faulk.
November 29-December 2, St. Luke’s annual Book Fair, The Kingdom of Sweets and Stories, includes photos with Santa, an alumnae reception, live musical performances and the best selection of hand-picked children’s books in town in the Fellowship Hall. Hours of operation are:
November 29, 12- 2:30 p.m.
December 4, PM Pals celebrates Christmas with a special morning respite program for families with special needs children. Children come from 9 a.m.-1p.m. to allow parents time to prepare for the holidays. Contact Bevin Barrett at firstname.lastname@example.org or 713-402-5104 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 713-402-5104 end_of_the_skype_highlighting to volunteer or register your child.
December 5, Life Together Class and Dinner led by Dr. Tom Pace is an opportunity to meet staff members and clergy and learn more about membership at St. Luke’s. The class meets from 4-7 p.m. in the Hines Baker Room. To attend, Contact Mary Alaniz at 713-402-5015 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 713-402-5015 end_of_the_skype_highlighting.
December 6, the UMW Book Club will meet at The Egg and I (in Meyerland) for brunch at 10 a.m. to plan for the slate of books to read in 2011.
December 7, Contemplative Service, 6 p.m. in the Chapel
December 7, United Methodist Women’s Spiritual Growth Service is an Advent-centered worship service in the Chapel at 10:30 a.m. with a potluck brunch to follow in the Hines Baker Room. Contact Cynthia Wier at 281-531-6757 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 281-531-6757 end_of_the_skype_highlighting.
This Week at St. Luke’s