Worship with Communion every Sunday at 10:00 AM
The Adults meet in the Parlor from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
The Children meet in the conference room of the church office from 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Confirmation class meets on Monday evenings from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. during the school year. For more information please contact Pastor Kris.
Pastor’s Bible Study
Pastor Kris is currently leading a study on the book of Acts. Everyone is invited to join her at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesdays in the parlor.
- The monthly Fellowship Breakfast is held the second Saturday of each month from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Join us for a hot breakfast buffet with eggs made to order. A free will offering is appreciated. (Next Breakfast: January 12, 2019)
HANGING OF THE GREENS
Your help is needed! Join us at 9:00 a.m. Saturday, December 1. We will decorate the Fellowship Hall and the Sanctuary for the Advent & Christmas Season.
Rev. Sue J. Briner will be with us on Sunday, December 2 at 8:30 a.m.. Elected in May 2018 to serve as the fifth bishop of the Southwestern Texas Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Bishop Briner is the first woman to serve as bishop in the history of the three ELCA synods in Texas. Come meet her and hear about what is going on in our synod.
FIRST PASS OF 2019 BUDGET
There will be a Congregational Meeting on Sunday, December 2 following the worship service. The Budget Committee will present for review the proposed 2019 Budget. The Treasurer and Financial Secretary will be on hand to answer any questions.
RACHEL CIRCLE CHRISTMAS DINNER
The women of the church are invited to the Annual Rachel Circle Christmas Dinner on Sunday, December 2 at 6:00 p.m. This year the dinner will be held at La Fonda – Alamo Heights (8633 Crownhill) Please RSVP to Mary Ridgeway.
Sunday, December 9 following worship. Everyone is asked to bring food to share for a potluck (entrée, appetizer, vegetable, salad and desserts to serve 8).
Sunday, December 9 at 1:00 PM
At Christmastime, our hearts and minds long for home. Some journey home to gather with family and friends. Some reflect on the memories of years gone by and joyfully await their eternal home. But for all, Christmas is a time to celebrate the birth of Christ. Our free Christmas Cantata combines festive original songs and beloved Christmas carols to provide a down-home family Christmas celebration for the whole family. This timeless musical brings joy to the reality of our true home – at home with our Savior.
CAROLING FOR OUR HOMEBOUND MEMBERS
On Sunday, December 16 we will meet at 4:45 p.m. in the parking lot and leave promptly at 5:00 p.m. This is a wonderful and rewarding way to spread the Christmas Spirit to home bound members. Please consider joining us.
Please purchase your own plant and bring it to the church by Saturday, December 22 at 11:00 a.m. A sign-up sheet ill be in the Narthex so we can list the contributors in the Christmas Bulletins.
LESSONS & CAROLS
The choir will present an Advent themed Lessons & Carols during worship on Sunday, December 23 at 10:00 A.M.
CHRISTMAS WORSHIP SCHEDULE
Monday, December 24 7:00 p.m. – Christmas Eve Candlelight Service w/communion
Tuesday, December 25 10:00 a.m. – Christmas Day Worship & Communion
CHRISTMAS LESSONS & CAROLS
Sunday, December 30, at 10:00 a.m. This will be a Service of the Word led by lay people. Music will be lead by One Voice. Pastor Kris will be on vacation.