We are Praying and Giving Thanks for You this Holy Week
Last Day to Register Online for Synod Assembly
THEME | TEMA
What happens in the church doesn’t stay in the church | Lo que pasa en la iglesia no se queda en la iglesia
SCRIPTURE | SAGRADA ESCRITURA
“In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your God in heaven.” Matthew 5:16 | “De la misma manera, deja que tu luz brille ante los demás, para que puedan ver tus buenas obras y dar gloria a tu Dios en el cielo.” Mateo 5:16
TODAY, April 15, is the last day online registration will be open for our 2019 Synod Assembly (April 26-27) at Calvary, Richland Hills.
Voices of Dignity
Deacon Adrainne Gray, an ELCA missionary in the Holy Land, finds inspiration in the hope that young Palestinians draw from leaders of the civil rights movement in the U.S.
Featured Resources for April
Lament and Hope: A Pan-African Devotional Guide
Commemorating the 2019 Quad-Centennial of the Forced Transatlantic Voyage of Enslaved African Peoples to Jamestown, Virginia
Edited by Rev. Dr. Angelique Walker-Smith
Save the Date
Affirming Life-Long Discipleship webinar
Thursday, April 25, 12:00 PM Eastern
Host Mark Schoepp, Executive Director of ALOA, will interview Debbie Streicher of Milestones Ministry.
This webinar will explore resources for the congregation to affirm the call to be a follower of Jesus all through life, but especially in the later years. Discover some simple steps, in both the public worship and the family dinner table, in which congregational leaders can encourage their people to stronger faith and a renewed sense of purpose as Christ’s hands and feet in the local community.
No charge, 60 minutes max. Register at aloaserves.org/april-webinar/.
Where in the world is?
- Apr. 21: Easter
- Apr. 15: Interim Pastors meeting, Briarwood
- Apr. 21: Zion, McGregor
- Apr. 18: Seder Meal, Community of Hope, Ft. Worth
- Apr. 20: Good Shepherd, Marshall
- Apr. 15: Last day to Register Online for Synod Assembly
- Apr. 22: Earth Day, International
- Apr. 26-27: 2019 Synod Assembly, Richland Hills, TX
- Apr. 26-28: Houston Gathering Reunion at Synod Assembly, Fort Worth, TX
- Apr. 28: Poverty is OUR Problem, Dallas, TX
- May 4: Briarwood Annual Gala: A Night Under the Stars, Euless, TX
- May 11: PLMA, Spring 2019, Course 3, Briarwood
- May 11: Public Witness Team monthly meeting, Arlington, TX
- May 19: Lutheran Campus Ministry at Denton Golf Outing, Frisco, TX
- Jun. 8: Public Witness Team monthly meeting, Arlington, TX
- Jul. 13: Public Witness Team monthly meeting, Arlington, TX
Access our full online Calendar here. Updates made regularly.
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