Weekly Newsletter of Memorial Lutheran Church                                                                                               Houston, Texas
Memorial Messenger
30 August 2019
Adult Instruction to Begin 8 Sept
 
Sunday 8 September 2019
Church Library
9:45 AM
 
We are studying the basic teachings of the Christian faith. Please join us!
Why should you come to this class?
1. To learn more about the basic teachings of the Christian religion.
2. To reaffirm your faith
3. To join Memorial Lutheran Church as a member
4. To learn what your children are being taught at Memorial Lutheran School 
Pastor Murray teaches the class in the church library every Sunday morning, between the services, until mid-January. The class will meet from 9:45 AM to 10:45 AM. The church library is just outside the music suite near the main school entrance. It can be accessed from either the north or south entrances.
Childcare is available!
Interested? See our website for more info here or email Pastor Murray.
From the Vicar
The Hospital of the Church
The Church has often been described as a hospital, because like a hospital, it's full of sick people who need healing. We're all sick with sin. But, recognizing our sin, we come to the church to confess our sickness and receive true healing from the Doctor, Jesus Christ. He is the only one who can bind our wounds with His words of forgiveness, who can feed us the medicine of immortality, His very body and blood. He is the true Healer who has vanquished all sickness and death, precisely by taking on our sickness, and humbling Himself unto death, even death on a cross. The sickness of sin may feel overwhelming at times, and your disease may look fatal-but take heart, your Doctor's nail-scarred hands have never failed to heal and to bring life. 
Sunday's Scripture Readings & Hymns
 
Hymns:   902,  842, 625, 907, 632, 850   
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Substitute Teachers Needed
Substitute teachers, for both Elementary and Middle School classes. $85 per day. Must have a desire to teach elementary and middle school students and be flexible with schedule. Previous teaching experience and understanding of classical education preferred, as well as knowledge of the Lutheran faith. Most days are scheduled in advance, with an occasional emergency sub request.
Babyland substitute teachers and part-time after school substitute teachers needed. Must enjoy working with children, and be willing to be hands-on. If you would like to be considered for this on-call opportunity, please email Tiffanie Conchola so that we can run your background check and set up your fingerprint appointment.
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.

Sincerely,
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 those families affected by the floods from Hurricane Harvey
Fall CEN 

Wednesdays 
4 Sept - 13 Nov
Fellowship Hall

5:15 Dinner
6:00 Classes

Pastor Murray and Vicar are leading a class on The First Epistle of Peter: A Letter to a Persecuted People

We could use your help providing a meal, if you would like to show off your culinary or hosting skills, please contact the church office at 713 782 6079.
Memorial Lutheran Church | smurray@mlchouston.org | http://www.mlchouston.org | http://www.memoriallutheranschool.org
5800 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, TX 77057


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