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Joy Lutheran Church

717 FM 359

Richmond, TX 77406-2005



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VICAR LOGAN SAFELY HOME - Vicar Logan arrived safely in Southern California late Wednesday evening. After some time with his family, he’ll be heading to Toronto to finish up his Master’s Thesis at the Winthrop School at the University of Toronto. Keep him in your prayers as he’ll be submitting his name to the call list for the NALC as well. May God guide him in his journey and service!


PARISH PLANNING BOARD INSTALLATION - Our new Parish Planning Board was installed at both worship services Sunday. Their first meeting was Monday evening, January 8th at 7:30 p.m. in the Gathering Place.


DUNE RESTORATION PROJECT! - SAVE YOUR CHRISTMAS TREES! On Sat, January 20th Joy will head to Quintana Beach Park for the annual dune restoration and bonfire! If you have a Christmas tree, see any, or have friends and family who do . . . please drop them on the side of the educational buildings by Friday, Jan. 19th!


HOLY LAND TRIP - Pr. Bassam will be with us Next Sunday: January 14th to assist all interested in preparation. Please get your deposit in as soon as you are able. Travel dates will be April 13-26, 2018. The cost from Houston is $4300 per person. Brochures are available from Beth. The tour is limited to 40-persons. Join us for the experience of a lifetime in the Holy Land - the 5th Gospel!!!


SPECIAL FLYER - Please pick up the special flyer that shares the story of Pack 1680 – Den 7. It’s one of those “God moments”!


CREATED MALE AND FEMALE - There are two flyers in the narthex which contain the joint work of several religious bodies, including the NALC, that regards the sanctity of Marriage. We encourage you to pick them up and be familiar with where your Church body stands in this culturally confused times.


WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY - Join us Tuesday evenings at 7:30 PM. We are studying the Book of Romans with special emphasis on Luther's writings on Romans. Please join us! Books are available!


FORT BEND FAMILY PROMISE - Meals are needed for homeless families at Fort Bend Family Promise from Jan. 28th – Feb. 3rd Monetary donations are accepted and appreciated if you cannot prepare a meal. For more information contact Shirley Morris at 281-844-7974..


2018 OFFERING ENVELOPES - are available for pick up in the narthex.


NALC DISASTER RELIEF STORAGE SHED DEDICATION - A storage unit to respond to disasters in southeast Texas will be dedicated at Peace Lutheran, Rosenberg, on February 1st at 7:00 p.m. The congregation is invited to participate.


FLOWER CHART - The 2018 Flower Chart has been posted on the bulletin board in the Narthex. Be sure to specify the celebration/Memorial you would like to acknowledge in the Toolkit.


PRAYER SHAWL GROUP - needs yarn! If you would like to donate yarn please contact Kathy Faucett. If you would like to make a monetary donation please put in the offering plate marked yarn!!


MEN’S BIBLE STUDY - Men's Bible Study will be taking a break...the new start date and study topic will be coming soon.

HELPING HANDS - at this time HH is in need of: canned & dry soup; dry beans, dry pasta, & single serve items.


BIRTHDAYS – 1/11 Kayla Posey & Mitchel Hong; 1/12 Christin Blaschke



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Pastor Tim Christ (832) 549-4985 (Pastors Cell)

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