Upcoming & Current
July 11, 2010
Presiding Minister - George Bement
Assisting Minister - Laura Buordo
Reader - Shawn Lasley
Communion Assistant - Laura Turner
Ushers - Benn Parnell; Steve Walker
Greeters - All
Offering Counter - Laura Turner
Director of Music - Bob Olsen
Special Music - David Chuber
You may still purchase a fantastic red Grace t-shirt for $11. Contact Hal Core to expand your sartorial splendor (713-828-3320 or [email protected]).
On Sunday, July 18th, we will acknowledge Laura Bourdo for what she has been and done for Grace Lutheran, both as Parish Administrator and Spiritual Director. She remains a member and Leader at Grace, so we'll also bless her in her continued! In addition to a time of prayer in the service, we invite members and friends to bring cards and notes of appreciation, and treats for a reception after the service. (If you aren't able to bring your cards, please mail them to the church office.) Thank you God for giving us Laura Bourdo!
Pastor Lura is attending the Lutherans Concerned conference in Minneapolis July 7-11. She will be back in the office on Tuesday July 13. In case of pastoral emergency please contact Daniel at 214-668-8438 and he will contact the Pastor.
Our new Administrative Assistant, Daniel Williams, needs your help learning everyone?s name! Please print your full name in the worship registry.
There are still slots open for anyone interested in private healing prayer (of the emotional variety) on Wednesday nights after Vespers. Contact Laura B for more info or to schedule an appointment.
WANTED: Shutter Bug - We are in need of a frequent Sunday morning worship attendee with a good digital camera to start taking pictures of our members and regular friends. Contact the office for Details.
Montrose Grace Place is searching for volunteers to help clean up on Thursday nights from 9-10:30. No experience or direct contact with the youth required! Contact Anthony at 832-597-2105 for more information.
CCSC Back to School Program provides school supplies and uniforms for students in need. Just $45 can get one student started right this fall. Contributions at any level are appreciated.
Readings for THIS Sunday, July 11: Deuteronomy 30:9-14,Psalm 25:1-10, Colossians 1:1-14, Luke 10:25-37
Past Event Highlights
Ordination and Installation of our Pastor Lura Groen
The ordination was held July 26th, 2008 at 2pm. Learn More.
Photos from Blessing of the Animals, October 4
Saturday, Nov. 8th, Grace and the Montrose Counseling Center hosted a book signing and workshop by UCC minister Candace Chellew-Hodge, who has written a marvelous book called Bulletproof Faith: A Survival Guide for Gay and Lesbian Christians.
Groups at Grace
Hyde Park United Civic Association - 7:15 pm on the first Monday of each month.
Course in Miracles - 7 - 9 p.m. Thursday nights in the parlor. Study of the book by the same name by Marianne Williamson.
12 Step Groups:
Cleaning House AA - 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm Wednesday in the Parlor
Montrose Men's AA Group - 7:00 p.m. Sunday in the Parlor
Jackson Hill Al-Anon Family Group - 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Thursday in the Parlor
Church Social Groups:
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
Lunch Bunch - Join Grace congregants at a neighborhood restauraunt after Worship one Sunday 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
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.