Week of September 9

News and Notes

The Story Launch:  You are invited to The Story Launch Lunch after worship on Sunday, September 9, for food and fun in the FAC to celebrate the beginning of our study of God’s story.

Children’s Ministry Need: Each Tuesday this fall beginning September 11, from 10:30 a.m to 12:00 noon, Jana Layman and Janna Gonzales will teach a Mother-Child Bi-lingual Bible class as part of Christian Outreach Alliance.  This class was well received last year and the mothers are eager to learn more.  We are in need of a helper to watch and play with the kids, after their portion of class ends.  Please contact Jana or Janna if you can help fill this need or this ministry appeals to you.

Moms in Prayer Back to School Fellowship: All moms/grand moms who are interested in learning about groups that meet to pray for our children/grandchildren are invited to our Fellowship Hall on Friday, September 21, from 11:00 a.m. to noon. Babysitting is available and invitations with more additional details are at the Welcome Center or contact Lee Anne Robbins.

Impact Lunch: On Sunday, September 23, we will serve lunch to our fellow brothers and sisters at Impact Church of Christ following their morning service. Monetary donations will be collected during our adult Bible classes or you may give it to Keith Hall, Leah Hewitt, or Kathy Behrendsen. Cookies should be bagged with 3-4 cookies in each bag and brought to the FAC kitchen prior to Bible class on that day.

Life Line Screenings will be offered at our building on Thursday, September 27, to scan for Stroke, Vascular Disease and Osteoporosis. Pre-register at 1-800-324-9458. Your source code is HSC5866.

Clothing and Cold Weather Drive for the Homeless: Donations of blankets, coats, long-sleeve shirts, sweaters, sleeping bags, pants, gloves, hats, etc. will be accepted beginning now through October 21.  Items will be distributed to our homeless brothers and sisters in the Clear Lake area and downtown Houston on Saturday, October 27. All donations should still be in wearable condition. We will also be collecting new underwear, new socks, and hygiene items. Any donation of undergarments and/or socks must be new and in original plastic wrapping. If you are interested in helping in any capacity with this drive, please contact Holly Miles, Jillian Hughes, or Judy Whittington.


Praise and Prayers

Congratulations – Landon Eugene Scott was born to Jenna and Mark on August 31. He weighed 5 pounds 4 ounces and was 18 and 1/2 inches long. Proud grandparents are Brenda and Mike Canary.

Prayer Requests

Amy Gawlik has been placed on a leave of absence from her work in order to have neck surgery in the coming weeks. Please pray for her complete healing and recovery.

Cliff McKenzie has been diagnosed with ALS. Please pray for him and Janet and the lifestyle changes they will face with this terrible illness.

Nancy and Bob Brooks requests prayers for their daughter and son-in-law, Sarah and Jonathan Rhodes. Sarah had foot surgery on August 31 and Jonathan is anticipating having back surgery soon.

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