Weekly Newsletter of Memorial Lutheran Church                                                                                               Houston, Texas
Memorial Messenger
27  September 2019
Adult Instruction- It's Not Too Late to Join Us!
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. 
Childcare is available!
Interested? See our website for more info here or email Pastor Murray.
From the Vicar
The Victory's Already Won
The question is often asked, if Satan is defeated, why do we still have death, temptation, and evil in the world? St. John, in Revelation, shows us Satan and his angels being thrown down, having been conquered by the blood of the Lamb. We know that Satan is already, now, defeated by Christ on the cross. Yet even though the victory's already won, Satan is in his death throes, putting up a last gasping struggle on his way out. And that's where the Church finds herself: mopping up after the war. So, when faced with death, temptation, and evil-when Satan comes whispering his accusations-take comfort: the victory's already won. In Christ, we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us.
Sunday's Scripture Readings & Hymns

Hymns: 360, 581 (stanzas 1 & 6), 522, 622, 639, 520, 659
Houston Area Gift Reps Group Annual Sample Sale
Date: Saturday, 19 October
Time: 8:00 AM- 3:00 PM
What: Various gifts, kitchen items, cards, paper goods, games, etc.
Join us to help LWIM as they team up with the HGRG  in one of their largest fundraisers of the year. Help MLC LWIM support their chosen LCMS missions!
Questions: Contact the church office at 713 782 6079
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 those families affected by the floods from Hurricane Harvey
Fall CEN 

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.
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5800 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, TX 77057

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