House of Prayer 14045 Space Center Blvd • Houston, TX 77062 • 281.488.4439

UPCOMING CONGREGATIONAL EVENTS
Sunday, August 19th- Goodbye Reception for Curtis Bradbury, 10:30 a.m. Please stay after worship to join House of Prayer in wishing a fond farewell to its Program Director, Curtis Bradbury. Curtis has accepted a full time position as a program director at Lutherhill Ministries in LaGrange, TX. House of Prayer is grateful for the loving care Curtis has shared with the youth of House of Prayer. Good luck as you embark on this new adventure, Curtis! Sunday, August 26th- Installation Service for Pastor Eric Youngdahl, 4 p.m. Mark your calendars and join us for this joyful celebration as we formally install House of Prayer's new pastor.
UPCOMING FAMILY EVENTS

Saturday, August 18thBack-to-School Pool Party from 1– 4 p.m. at the Youngdahls’ home (14919 Evergreen Ridge Way).

Sunday, August 19thBlessing of the Backpacks for students and teachers. Please bring your backpacks to church.

Saturday, September 8th – "Croc After Dark" at Crocodile Encounter. "After dark" is a special night in which Crocodile Encounter lets you get a sneak peak of the facility after dark and opens a window into crocodilian behavior that is rarely seen. Gates open at 7pm. Cost is $17 per adult and $15 for ages 3 – 12. For tickets and more information about Crocodile Encounter, click HERE. Total groups size for this event is limited so book your tickets early and join us! Saturday, September 8th Lutherhill’s 12th Annual S’mores & Champagne Gala. The evening begins 6pm at The Woodlands Resort with cocktails and time to socialize. It will also feature an opportunity to bid on items in the popular silent auction, buy tickets in the sure to sell-out raffle and join in the fun and play the Wine Wall – all to benefit Lutherhill Ministries. Following will be a dinner, a live auction, and dancing to live entertainment by The Newsboyz. Dress is cocktail attire. For tickets and information, click HERE.

Sunday, September 16thRally Day to kick of the Sunday School year. Saturday, September 22nd FeedGalveston service opportunity from noon to 4pm at The Lyceum of Galveston. FeedGalveston is an outreach ministry of First Lutheran Church of Galveston that provides nutritious meals to Galveston County Food Bank for distribution. Come join us as we package nutritious food for our neighbors in need. For more information, click HERE. Look for a sign-up sheet and carpool opportunities on the bulletin board in the Narthex.

Wednesday, October 3rd Confirmation begins for 6th-8th grades. Confirmation will be held on Wednesday evenings from 7-8:15 p.m. More details to follow...
********************************************************************* "GOD'S WORK. OUR HANDS." SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2018

Join us on Sunday, September 9th when we intentionally serve our others in our church, the Clear Lake community, greater Houston, and the world. What are some things that we have done in previous years? Here is a partial list:

  • Powered washed the front facing of the church.
  • Weeded front flower beds.
  • Mulched the orchard.
  • Painted the dumpster fence and building; cleaned storage building.
  • Painted the Fellowship area. Carpet was later cleaned on September 13.
  • Painted and organized Director of Youth Ministry office.
  • Cleaned Sanctuary and Narthex areas; Main Kitchen area also cleaned.
  • Quilted for Lutheran World Relief
  • Worked on Uganda Bead Ministry (tagging animals and bag beading).
  • Card Ministry – writing and addressing cards to First Responders, College members, Military and Government Service members, or church members affected by Hurricane Harvey.
  • First Responder totes/bags – due to the generosity of our members, totes were delivered to our local Fire and Police Departments. An additional 35 bags with cards from House of Prayer were delivered to Police/Fire Departments in the following communities: La Porte, Deer Park, Seabrook, Kemah.
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2018 WELCA CONVENTION
"GRACE CHANGES EVERYTHING"
Friday, September 14th-Saturday, September 15th


This year House of Prayer will be hosting the annual WELCA Convention.  More information is available on the flyer below.