Weekly Newsletter of Memorial Lutheran Church                                 Houston, Texas
Memorial Messenger
17 March 2017
Lenten Service Times
Noon (with lunch following) and 7:00 PM
22 March- Lent 3 Midweek
29 March - Lent 4 Midweek
5 April - Lent 5 Midweek

From the Pastor
St. Patrick's Day is a day for green beer and pub crawls, or at least it is in the popular imagination. Patrick was a well-born Roman citizen of Britain when the Roman Empire was breaking down. In his youth he was captured by Irish raiders (perhaps after a pub crawl). He was a slave in Ireland into his early adulthood, and after escaping back to England became a Christian pastor.  Most remarkably when he was asked to return to his captors, whose language he knew, he willingly returned to the people who had made him a slave. He became greater than a slave. He became a servant of Christ for the sake of the gospel (Galatians 1:1). Oh, for the faith of Patrick!
Sunday's Scripture Readings & Hymns

Hymns: LSB 549, 942, 517 (1,14,3), 863, 725, 750, 566
Come join us during Holy Week to celebrate the Resurrection of our Lord
Palm Sunday 9 April 8:15 AM & 11:00 AM
Holy Monday 10 April 7:00 PM
Holy Tuesday 11 April 7:00 PM
Holy Wednesday 12 April 7:00 PM
Maundy Thursday 13 April 7:00 PM
Good Friday 14 April 7:00 PM
Easter Vigil 15 April 8:00 PM
Easter Sunday 16 April 8:15 AM & 11:00 AM
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.

Rev. Dr. Scott R. Murray
Senior Pastor
Memorial Lutheran Church and School
In This Issue
Let Us Pray
For Kirstyn Harvey as she recovers from surgery

For Ellen Brda as she goes through therapy

VBS Save the Date
Memorial Lutheran Church will hold Vacation Bible School the week of 12-16 June 2017. We hope to see your children there!
Stay tuned for the curriculum/theme, which will be based on Higher Things.

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5800 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, TX 77057

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