Weekly Newsletter of Memorial Lutheran Church                                                                                               Houston, Texas
Memorial Messenger
26 July 2019
Mark Your Calendars- It's a BBQ!
Join us for a Friendship BBQ honoring the new members we have gained and welcome our teachers and school families back to school. Sunday, 18 August, 12:30 PM- 2:00 PM.
Delicious Texas BBQ, potato salad, and good company will be provided. Please bring a side to share with your fellow members and guests.
Keep an eye out for the Fellowship table in the Commons between services to sign-up for a side or dessert or to volunteer to help the day of the BBQ.
We are also looking for a few good Lutherans to help with clean-up afterward. Remember many hands make for light work!
See YOU there!
From the Vicar
Ask, and It Will Be Given to You
The disciples ask Jesus to teach them how to pray, and He replies with the prayer so familiar to us: "Our Father..." These first words tell us that God is our Father, a Father who is quick to hear our voice, and never reluctant to give. What does He give? First, we know that God gives daily bread to all people, without their asking-He provides clothing, shoes, food, drink, and the like for everyone. But Jesus emphasizes that our Father provides for His children, body and soul: He also gives us His Holy Spirit. And this is the fullest and surest answer to our prayers. This Father who gives us our daily bread, also gives us forgiveness of sins, life, and salvation; given for the sake of His Son, by the Holy Spirit.
Sunday's Scripture Readings & Hymns
Hymns:   504, 766, 774, 770, 713, 647
Are you looking for a great part-time program for your 3 or 4 year old?
Memorial Lutheran School announces the opening of two part-time classes for preschool children-
beginning in the 2019-2020 school year.
Choose from Tuesday/Thursday-8:30-12
or Monday/Wednesday/Friday 8:30-12
For more information, call or email LouAnn Webber at the school office
to schedule a campus visit 713 782 4022 
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 Michael Koutsodontis as he continues treatment

For LouAnn Webber as she continues treatment

For Robert Brimberry as he continues treatment

For those families affected by the floods from Hurricane Harvey
College Bound
preparation for college from a Christian perspective, will take place on 11 August, during the Sunday School hour in the youth room. The goal of this presentation is to help prepare students spiritually and intellectually for the transition from high school to college/university. This meeting is mainly for incoming high school seniors, incoming college students (2yr, 4yr, does not matter), and their parents. Please contact Pr. Pacey or Robert Burmeister for more information.

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5800 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, TX 77057

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