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


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

The Christian Community Service Center "Back to School" project will be at Faith Lutheran Church, 4600 Bellaire Blvd. Volunteer for Sorting and Set Up, Saturday, August 2, 7:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. or for Distribution to clients Friday and Saturday, Augsut 8 and 9, 7:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

We are hoping to bring back Nicole Garcia, who led last week's Sunday forum on Transgender Issues, for a weekend-long community forum to understand and support our trans brothers and sisters.

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

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

DignityHouston - 7:30 p.m. every Saturday. Dignity is an inclusive community of GLBT Catholics and their friends.

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.


Groups at Grace

In our prayers we remember:
Cullen Vickers;
Bobby Johnson;,
Crystal Carroll; Joe Malak, Jr.; Rose Linehan; Valerie & Doug Kurtz;
Naomi Haas;
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.