WEEKLY E-blast news & updates

May 16, 2024

We seek and welcome all to connect, celebrate, and serve in God’s love.


Join us for worship this Sunday, May 19 (Day of Pentecost) at 8:30 or 11am in-person, on Facebook or online at our website.

We receive our newest members this Sunday! How can you be welcoming? Meet our members and read more here.

Congregation Meeting This Sunday - We look forward to seeing you at our Congregational Meeting this Sunday, May 19, immediately following 11am worship. A light lunch will be served, and the meeting will be called to order no later than 12:30pm. In preparation for our conversations, please click here to see the draft budget and by-law revisions that will be presented for congregational approval. 

This Sunday is the LAST DAY OF SUNDAY SCHOOL for kids age 3 to 6th grade 💙

God's Work, Our Hands

Angel Reach Dinner - Please help youth aging out of foster care learn valuable cooking skills with a summer-y pasta dish! Items are due to the church kitchen by 11am on Thursday, May 23rd. Sign up here.

Stitch & Sew Saturday May 25 at 9:30am in the Library, upstairs. All skill levels are welcome. Learning opportunities available. Help create needlepoint blankets to celebrate life events, like baptisms, and prayer quilts for those who need healing.

We o-FISH-ally need your help with an ocean of supplies for VBS. Your donation impacts 160 children and helps them dive into an undersea world while discovering that God is a real friend who loves them forever!

Click here to access our 2024 VBS Wish List.

If you do not want to purchase items on the registry and would prefer to do it directly at a store, please let me know and I will update the registry. Email Nicole at childrensfaith@lolonline.org or call 570-412-2744. Thank you for considering purchasing items for Lord of Life's SCUBA VBS!

Fellowship Opportunities

Common Table - A social ministry for adults age 55+ in conjunction with Trinity Episcopal next door. Next gathering: Tuesday, May 21 from 4:30-6pm at Pallotta's Italian Grill, The Woodlands. To get more details, RSVP, or to get on the mailing list, email hgeiger100@gmail.com / 281-684-0144 or Peggy Sloan at 281-367-7016.

Bunco Night - Join us the 4th Thursday of every month in the Welcome Center for fellowship and fun centered around playing Bunco. You do not need to know how to play. We will teach you. Bring $5 and a snack to share May 23 at 7pm.

Dan and Dianne Kaldor – 60th wedding Anniversary Open House Sunday, May 26, from 3pm to 5pm at their home. Call the church office for the address, 281-367-7016, or check the directory on the Realm app or onrealm.org.

Exercise & Balance Class every Tuesday and Thursday will be on hiatus until next fall. See you then!

Weekly Bible Studies/Discussions

We believe that the church is a place for all people to feel connected and supported. How can we pray for you today? Click here to submit a prayer request.

The Breakfast Club - Men's Study/Discussion Sundays at 9:45am in the Conference Room.

Women of the Word (WOW) Discussion/Bible Study - Navigating Life with Biblical Wisdom Sundays at 9:45am.

BOOK STUDY - Barbara Brown Taylor’s “Home By Another Way”. Sundays at 9:45am in the library/Rm. 21 upstairs.

Discussion/Study - The last Sunday for “The Cost of Discipleship” by Dietrich Bonhoeffer.  9:45am in Rm 23, upstairs. 

Take your faith Beyond Sunday. This week on the podcast: Is Christianity a sword or a shield? Listen now.

Grief Group at Lord of Life - Experience support and connection at GriefShare. Tuesdays at 6:30pm via Zoom. Register online here. Questions? Call Beth Hall at 832-746-4293 or email irenehall1952@yahoo.com

Ladies Bible Study - Join us every Wednesday at 9:45am in the library upstairs. Last study of the year: Luncheon

For the Kids
Children's Ministries at Lord of Life


Join us this Sunday at 9:45am.

3-year-olds through 4th grade gathers in Kids of the Kingdom Rm 1.

Club 56 for all 5th & 6th graders meets upstairs in Rm 26.

Looking for oceans of fun this summer? Set sail June 3-7 for a whale of a good time at Lord of Life’s Scuba VBS! Kids will dive into an undersea world while discovering that God is a real friend who loves them forever. Click here for VBS Registration!

Are you jelly-fish that VBS is only for 4th grade and below? Don’t be crabby, attend as a volunteer. We need upcoming 5th graders through adults to make VBS happen. You get to do all the activities, get great snack (including breakfast), a free t-shirt and the joy of knowing that you have shared God’s love in a way that will have impact with kids. Click here to be part of the VBS Volunteer family.

Lutherhill Day Camp is June 24-28 (8:45am-3:15pm daily). Registration will open 2/19. 

Lutherhill Day Camp: Camper (current kindergarteners through current 5th graders)

Lutherhill Day Camp: Volunteer (aged 13+)

Fair Trade Ministry

In celebrations of this week's visit by the Texas-Louisiana Gulf Coast Synod, Hands of Faith will be extending their hours:  

    Friday, May 17     9 am to 5 pm

    Saturday, May 18   9 am to 3 pm  

**20% of all sales on both days will be donated back to the synod.** 

We have gift ideas & cards for graduations, confirmations & weddings!   

Hands of Faith Fair Trade Ministry at Lord of Life

Change the world, one purchase at a time.


Monday-Thursday 10-2:30

Closed Fridays 

Saturday 10-2:30

Sundays 9-12:30

Read more here

Let's be the church...together. Have you checked your Realm profile to make sure all your information is up-to-date? Visit the directory now at onrealm.org or the Realm app. We have helpful videos on our website at LOLonline.org/realm. Questions? Email Peggy Sloan


Mark your calendar to Connect, Celebrate and Serve!


May 17-18 – Synod Assembly 

May 19 – Congregation Meeting 

June 3-7 – Vacation Bible School

June 17-20 – KOK Kamp

June 11-18 – Youth Mission Trip

June 24-28 – Lutherhill Day Camp/KOK Camp

Sept. 27-29 - Women’s Retreat – Lutherhill, La Grange

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Altar Flowers - Honor a loved one or a special occasion by purchasing a worship arrangement. Sign up for altar flowers here.

Do you want to feature your ministry or event in our weekly Happenings? We’d love to hear from you! Send your announcement to the office by Wednesday at 2pm.