WEEKLY E-blast news & updates

MARCH 28, 2024

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

You're invited to the Welcome Center after worship for coffee and donuts. Our Youth will be serving Easter Breakfast.



This Sunday is Easter Sunday.

Join us for worship this Sunday, Mar. 3 at 8:30 or 11am in-person, on Facebook or online at our website.

This week, you are invited to pray for the following people as they fast:

Lucy Mills (03/28)

Suny Sanchez (03/29)

Marjorie Page (03/30)

Click here to see the full Fasting & Prayer Calendar.


Maundy Thursday is Thursday, March 28

Stripping of the Altar 7pm. First Communion Recognition


Good Friday is Friday, March 29

Noon and 7pm


Easter Egg Hunt is Saturday, March 30 at 4pm.

Meet at the church and we’ll head over to the park to collect Easter eggs and raise money for God’s Global Barnyard.


Easter Vigil is Saturday, March 30

5pm – Easter Vigil Dinner Church (Family Friendly with Communion). More info and sign up here by 3/27.

7pm – Easter Vigil Dinner Church (Traditional Liturgy with Communion). More info and sign up here by 3/27.


Easter Sunday is March 31

8:30am or 11am in person.

Easter Brunch (to raise money for the youth Mission Trip) will be served from 9:30-11am in the Fellowship Hall.

God's Work, Our Hands

Easter Egg Hunt: Sign up here to donate candy for the upcoming Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 30 at 4pm. The egg hunt raises money for God’s Global Barnyard. Candy donations are being accepted until March 27th in the church office. Please, no nuts or large pieces of candy.

Next Sunday, April 7, is Food Pantry Sunday. Bring groceries to fill local Food Pantries. Biggest needs: Saltine crackers and shelf-stable pudding cups. No time to shop? Bring your change (or bills!) for Second Collection, especially for food-deficient families in Montgomery County.

Peace and Justice Network of Montgomery County is showing the documentary, "The Third Harmony" Saturday, Apr. 6 at 1:30 at Northwoods Unitarian Universalist Church.(1370 N Millbend Drive in The Woodlands). This film tells the story of nonviolence, humanity's greatest (and most overlooked) resource. Discussion to follow.

Creating Friendship for Peace promotes peaceful resolution of conflicts between divided communities by working with young people and their families. Host families needed in The Woodlands to house two teenagers, ages 15-18, from Israel and Palestine for four weeks. They will share a bedroom, develop peacebuilding and leadership skills, and take these skills and experiences back home. To learn more, email jmckenna@lolonline.org

Save the date - We will provide to-go lunches for the homeless at Lewis Park in Conroe on Saturday, April 13th. Sign-ups for shoppers, cooks, and servers coming soon.


We are sad to announce Ruth Nicolay, the mother of Stefanie Equyer, passed away Mar. 3. There will be a funeral on Saturday, April 6 at Lord of Life at 1pm.

Your compassion follows your neighbors into a third year of war.

Two years and counting. That’s how long our neighbors in Ukraine have endured the immense hardships of war. Here’s a snapshot of how your outpouring of love has helped. https://lwr.org/blog/2024/ukraine-report-your-compassion-follows-your-neighbors-third-year-war

Fellowship Opportunities

Healing Hearts - Gather with others who have lost a spouse. Meet for food and fellowship monthly on the first Monday of the month 3:30-5pm. This month: Apr. 1

Lunch & Learn: Legacy Planning for Family & Ministry - Sunday, April 7 @ 12:15-1:30pm in the Fellowship Hall. Join our host, John Roalson, Gift Planner with Lutheran Foundation of the Southwest present an educational session on Legacy Planning for Family and Ministry. This session will cover how you can plan to care for your family and ministry after you've passed on and how to do it in the most tax-advantaged way possible.

Exercise & Balance Class every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 to 10:30am in Rm. 24 upstairs. All fitness levels are welcome!

Calling All Fun Seekers! The Annual Pastor’s Discretionary Fund Pig Roast is Saturday, April 27th at 6pm. This is a super-fun, family-friendly event with entertainment for all ages! What's it for? Who does it support? How do I win the Ribs Contest? Learn more and register here.

Save the date - Lord of Life Women’s Retreat – September 27-29, 2024 at Lutherhill in La Grange. It will be open to women of all ages, and we will be staying in the brand-new Retreat Center currently being built at camp. More details coming soon.

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.

STUDY/DISCUSSION - Luther’s Babylonian Captivity of the Church. Five-week study, ending on Palm Sunday, where we will study the sacraments and other rites from Luther’s perspective. Sundays at 9:45am in Rm 23, upstairs.

Young Adult Bible Study - Intro to Lutheranism with Pastor David. Sundays at 9:45am in Rm. 25, upstairs.

Take your faith Beyond Sunday. This week on the podcast: Christian Nationalism: Why it's important to know what we mean. Listen now.

Chocolate with Jesus, led by Rev. Tammy Fincher - Every Monday at 12:30pm in the conference room. Bring your Bible and prepare to eat chocolate. We are studying Esther. 

Griefshare – Experience support and connection. In-person meetings are Mondays at 1pm. You can register by clicking here.

Ladies Bible Study - Join us every Wednesday at 9:45am in the library upstairs. We meet next on Apr. 3 with Pastor David & Reconciling in Christ

For the Kids
Children's Ministries at Lord of Life


Join us Sunday, Apr. 7 at 9:45am on Sundays for Sunday School & Club 56.

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.

Easter Egg Hunt is Saturday, March 30 at 4pm. Meet at the church and we’ll head over to the park to collect Easter eggs and raise money for God’s Global Barnyard (You can give here and choose an animal). Candy donations for the Egg Hunt are being accepted until March 27th. Please drop off unopened bags in the church office. No nuts or large pieces of candy.  

Parents Night Out - You get a night out while your kids get a night in! Saturday, Apr. 6, 5:30-9pm for all 6-month-olds through 6th graders. Dinner, dessert, and snacks will be served. Kids will enjoy crafts, games, a movie, and much more. Pay now or at the door.

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

Come check out our beautiful quilling cards, eggs, and chocolate...perfect for your Easter baskets.

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!


March 31 Easter Sunday

April 6 – Parents’ Night Out

April 13 - Compassion United

April 21 – Concert Series and Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast

April 27 - Pig Roast

May 4 – New Member Class 

May 5 – Confirmation Sunday 

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 Kamp

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.