Lectionary Readings for Sunday

Joy Lutheran Church

717 FM 359

Richmond, TX 77406-2005



What's Happening

Joy to the World


Kathy Gann Memorial- In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations for Kathy be made to Joy Lutheran Church

Sunday School 3rd Quarter Help Needed —We need volunteers to help with K-6, lead opening, plan and execute the activities at the end of each lesson.  The sign up chart is in the narthex.  See Corinne Light for materials!


Adult Sunday School - We are once again offering two Sunday school classes.  Dr Jim Nestingen is leading via video in the Nave, and Pastor Tim is teaching Joy 101 in the gathering place.

Installation - Pr. Tonya Brittain was installed as Pastor of First English Lutheran Church, Marysville, Ohio in worship Sunday, April 10th.  Please keep them in your prayers.

Common Threads - helps clothe children in Lamar CISD, and is in need of uniforms and school clothes.  There will be a box in the Narthex for donations and clothing, shoes, socks, underwear and toiletries. For information contact Laura Cabato at 832-462-0774

Joyful Women Fall Study —Ladies, come join us as we study and discuss prayer as illustrated through various psalms. We will meet Tuesday mornings (10:00) and evenings (7:30) starting January 5 through February 9. Please plan on joining us. For more information, contact Vickie Schoppe - 281-346-2546

Fort Bend Family Promise - Joy will be responsible for providing meals to homeless families the week of April 24th - May 1st.  You may prepare a meal or give a monetary donation.  For more information contact Shirley Morris or Paula Curry

Men's Bible Study - Meets every Thursday evening at 7:30 pm.  We are doing a 12 week study on Dietrich Bonhoeffer's book. 'Creation Fall and Temptation."

Shade Tree Ministry - We meet to make sandwiches Monday and Thursday at 6pm. Help is always needed in distributing food.  They meet at the Rosenberg Train museum at 6:50am on Tuesdays & Fridays, and hand out food, then move down to Larry’s in Richmond and hand out there. They would really appreciate more help with that. If interested call Doris Goates at 281-342-6342, or Bob Jahn at 281-733-3542.

FYI - Pastor Tim was elected Dean of the South Texas Mission District while in Dallas for Lutheran Week.  He requests your prayers as he exercises this new ministry

Helping Hands - continues to be very busy, so please help in anyway you can. We are in need of dry pasta, jelly, dry beans, bar soap, and toilet paper.

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South Texas Mission District

Joy Lutheran Church is a Charter Congregation of the

North American Lutheran Church.

Joy to the World

Christ Centered

Mission Driven

Traditionally Grounded

Congregationally  Focused

Our Mission: Called by God, we reach out joyfully to share Jesus Christ with all people by building healthy relationships with God and one another.

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(281) 762-3310


Pastor Tim Christ

(832) 549-4985 (Pastors Cell)


Office Hours

Tue- Thur 9am - 2pm

Closed Friday


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