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

UPCOMING CONGREGATIONAL EVENTS

REVERSE ADVENT CALENDAR- December 2-24 Are you looking for a way to give of yourself during the Advent season? Here’s an idea...the Reverse Advent Calendar!  The way it works is this: As a family, designate a bag or box in your home for collecting items that will be donated to Interfaith Caring Ministries, such as non-perishable food items or personal care products. Each day of the Advent Season, add an item to the bag or box. Then, on Christmas Eve or on the following 2 Sundays, bring your collected items to the church. Everything you share makes a difference. In 2016, we donated more than 650 items to ICM. Last year, we increased our donation to 760 items plus cash. Let’s challenge ourselves to see what we can do this year!

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SEARCH ENGINE DONATES TO HOUSE OF PRAYER Did you know that every time you surf the web you could be raising funds for House of Prayer? Here’s how it works. Go to www.goodshop.com. Once there, type in House of Prayer Lutheran Church as your charity of choice. You will then see a list of all House of Prayer Lutheran Churches. Click on the one that says House of Prayer Lutheran Church (Houston, TX). Then, simply use goodsearch like you would any other search engine like Google. For every search you do on goodsearch, you earn a penny for House of Prayer!  If you like to shop online, you could be earning money for House of Prayer, too! Once at goodsearch.com, click on the goodshop logo and follow the instructions.

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UPCOMING FAMILY EVENTS
"The Loaned Manger"- December 16th, 11:00 a.m. We are rounding up a mess characters (youth and adult parts available) to participate in the 2018 House of Prayer Children's Christmas Production. Rehearsals begin during the Sunday School hour on October 21st. Please join us in making this tradition the BEST IN THE WEST (South)! Also, the youth will be selling BBQ sandwich lunches to help raise funds for the youth program. Bring your appetite as well!
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MUSIC MINISTRY SCHEDULE
Adult Choir, Wednesdays, 7 p.m., through May
. The Choir will meet for rehearsal every Wednesday at 7 p.m. through the end of the year, EXCEPT on 12/26. Handbell Choir, Thursdays, 7 p.m., through May. The Handbell Choir will meet for rehearsal every Thursday at 7 p.m. through the end of the year, EXCEPT on 12/27.