Acting and speaking Christ fearlessly -
transforming relationships with God,
each other and our community.


Ordination and Installation of our Pastor-Elect Lura Groen
The ordination will be held July 26th, 2008 at 2pm. Learn More.

We?re gearing up for the May Rummage Sale!  Please bring your small donations to the church at your convenience and place them on the stage for sorting.  For large items requiring pickup, make arrangements with Bridget Jensen.  The date for the sale is definitely set for Saturday, May 10.

Appalachian Treasures will return to Grace on Tuesday, May 6 at 7:30 p.m.  This free multi-media presentation is brought to us by the organization Appalachian Voices to bring awareness and action to end the practice of mountain-top removal coal mining.

The ELCA Human Sexuality Task Force released its draft of the completed Sexuality Statement on Thursday, March 13.  We have until Nov 1 to respond to what some in the GLBT committee see as too little progress.  Please read the report for yourself at

Groups at Grace

Choir Practice - Everyone is welcome to rehearse with Grace's choir at 7:30 pm each Wednesday in the choir loft - The only requirement is a desire to sing

Cleaning House AA - 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm Wednesday in the Parlor

Film Crew - Participate in a fun-filled evening complete with dining (appetizers and/or dinner at a neighborhood spot), followed by a film at a local theater or another locale on the second Friday of each month

Grace Goes To ... - Travel with Grace to various venues, including museum exhibits, historic spots, and tours of special interest to our community of faith

Hyde Park United Civic Association - 7:15 pm on the first Monday of each month

Lunch Bunch - Join Grace congregants at a neighborhood restauraunt after Worship one Sunday each month

Lutherans Concerned - An inclusive ministry recognized by the ELCA that seeks full recognition of all persons in the church regardless of sexual orientation - The Houston chapter meets quarterly - For more information contact


Please CALL or E-Mail us at 713-528-3269 or for more information.


Groups at Grace

In our prayers we remember:
Our congregation & Candidate C,
Bobby Johnson,
Valerie and Doug Kurtz
Sheila Mylar,
Naomi Haas,
Jackie McKenna;
Emily Hahn;
Christine Lochridge;
Bill Booth;
James Graham;
Lillian Boehl;
 Agnes Calloway;
Paul Wahlberg;
Elizabeth Schramm;
Robin Geiger;
Bobbie Geiger;
Robert Wittliff;
Harry Schyma and Dawn Dancy;
and friend Kelly Gavajan
and all those who work and live
in the troubled areas of
Afghanistan and Iraq.