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Joy Lutheran Church

717 FM 359

Richmond, TX 77406-2005



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SCHOOL SUPPLIES FOR BIG HEART ORPHANGE - Next Sunday, 8/20 will be the last day to bring school supplies, and Spanish books for Big Heart.


RALLY DAY - Our Summer of Service concludes with an Intergenerational event in the Sanctuary on Aug. 27th at 9:30a. Lunches of Love will be our focus. We will decorate lunch bags for LOL to pack lunches in. Please bring individual juice boxes and fruit cups to the box in the narthex to donate to Lunches of Love.


IT’S THE PITS ANNUAL DINNER AND AUCTION - will be held at the American Legion Hall, Hwy 36 South in Rosenberg on Aug. 26th. Doors open at 5p. Dinner 6-7:30p. Raffle tickets: $10.00. Dinner Tickets: $25.00. If you or your business can help sponsor or provide auction items, please contact Pr. Tim or Beth Horstman.


JOYFUL WOMEN FALL BIBLE STUDY - This fall we will read and study the book of Job on Tuesday evenings starting August 29th at 7:30pm.  To assist us in this study, we will be using a guidebook that you can purchase (cost will be under $10).  A sign up sheet will be placed in the narthex.


ADULT CHRISTIAN ED ¾ Vicar Logan is  finishing up  a course examining the theological content of sermons. Different topics are covered each week.


 “MARTIN LUTHER ON TRIAL” - On Oct. 20th-29th a play will be performed at A D Players, a Christian theater company in the galleria area. The play is “Martin Luther on Trial.” If you are interested in going or want more info contact June Tesch.


SUMMER SUNDAY SCHOOL - Each Sunday we are focusing on various areas of ministry that Joy currently participates in or some of our disciples at Joy will come and share their personal areas of ministry and service.  K – Jr/Sr high are encouraged to participate this year as our topics and activities should be appropriate for all ages and extra hands with younger ones is always a blessing. We will be collecting donation items throughout the summer: Men and Women’s crew socks, school supplies, individual fruit cups/ juice boxes, and children and teen books in Spanish. Please join us in the ‘Engage’ classroom at 9:30 each Sunday.


HOLY LAND TRIP - led by Pastors Bassam Abdallah and Christ is in the planning. Travel dates will be April 16-30, 2018. The cost from Houston is $4300 per person. Begin planning and saving now for the trip of a lifetime!!!


REMINDER: NEW OFFICE DAYS - The office will be open 9a- to 2p, Monday (replaces Tuesday), Wednesday & Thursday.


MEN’S BIBLE STUDY - Men's Bible Study is taking a summer break and will begin again in September.

HELPING HANDS ¾ needs canned soup (any kind), dry beans; peanut butter, Jellies (regular size), single serve fruit cups



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

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Mon-Wed-Thurs 9am - 2pm

Closed Friday


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