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Joy Lutheran Church

717 FM 359

Richmond, TX 77406-2005



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HOLY LAND TRIP MEETING - Sunday at 12p, there will be a preparedness meeting for the upcoming trip, Travel dates will be April 12-26, 2018. Please join us for info and get your questions answered


CAMP JOY MEETING RESCHEDULED - The planning meeting for Camp Joy has been rescheduled to March 18th after 2nd service!


MIDWEEK LENTEN VESPERS & SOUP SUPPER  - beginning at 6:00 p.m., with the soup supper before the mid-week worship service at 7:30 p.m. We ask that you bring the soup in crock pots this year since our kitchen is not yet fully functional. A signup sheet is in the Narthex. Please contact Paula Curry for more info!


JOY WORK DAY - Mark your calendars for a workday at Joy on March 17th from 8 am till ?.  Flower beds need to be cleaned out, trimmed and mulched.   Please bring rakes, shovels, pruning shears and wheelbarrows.  Windows need to be cleaned and a general spruce up before Easter.  This is a great family service activity!


YOUTH FUNDRAISER CHILI SALE & SILENT AUCTION - The youth will be doing a few fund raisers to help them go to Confirmation Camp. We will have a Chili- to -go sale on March 25th, an order form will be in the narthex. Along with the chili sale we will hold a silent auction. This is a time for you to donate any nice item you think would auction well, gift cards or maybe you know of a business that would donate a gift card or service. Please start bringing auction items March 11th-17th.


LENTEN OFFERINGS - This year Lenten offerings have been designated to Water Missions, an NALC sponsored charity. watermission.org.


FAMILY LENTEN ACTIVITIES -  Be sure to pick up the family Lenten devotions from the Narthex. There is a cool coloring book for younger youth and a calendar for older youth. For adults, “From Ashes to Easter”, devotions are available in the Narthex.


ROSEHILL SENIOR LIVING - is looking for someone interested in leading a bible study with the residents at Rosehill (next to La Cocina). If you are interested, please call Samantha at 281-232-3214


MEN’S BIBLE STUDY - Men's Bible Study will start Thursday March 1st at 7:30 in the gathering place. The topic is 1&2 Peter and will last for 10 weeks.


WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY - We will take a break through Lent and resume after Easter. We are studying the Book of Romans with special emphasis on Luther's writings on Romans.  We meet at 7:30p Tuesday nights.


BE ALERT & PLAN AHEAD - Over the next month or so, and especially over the weekends, the intersection of Highway 90 and FM 359 is being affected by the ongoing construction of the railroad flyover. At various times, the ability to make either right or left turns may be blocked. Allow extra time if Hwy 90 is your primary route to and from Joy and consider alternative routes.


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.


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


BIRTHDAYS – 3/8 Wayne Lieth



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

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