Weekly Newsletter of Memorial Lutheran Church                                 Houston, Texas
Memorial Messenger
11 September 2015
Membership Class Begins 
Adult Instruction
Sundays 9:45 AM-10:45 AM
13 September 2015 - 31 January 2016
Church Library
Why should you come to this class?
1.  To learn more about the basic teachings of the Christian religion.
2. To reaffirm your faith.
3. To join Memorial Lutheran Church as a member.
4. To learn what your children are taught at Memorial Lutheran School.
If you are interested in taking this class, please contact Pastor MurrayCome and join us!
From the Pastor
He Hears
On Saturday, September 12th, Memorial Lutheran Church will host a noon time prayer vigil as a part of the National Day of Remembrance, a day set aside to remember the victims of abortion. 
When asked the questions of why should we pray or take time to remember, Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison, President of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, responds with these words: "Why pray? Why take time to remember? Because our Lord has promised us that He hears and answers prayers! When we pray for the protection of these little children, when we ask Him to send comfort and peace to mothers whose choice to abort their children haunts them, when we tell Him of our desire to care for moms and babies in our midst, and when we beg Him to help us speak for life, He hears. And He does not let our prayers go unanswered."
For more information about the National Day of Remembrance or LCMS participation in this event, please click here.
 Sunday's Scripture Readings & Hymns
Hymns: 726, 581, 849, 551, 819
Tee Up For MLS!
Saturday, 7 November 2015
Battleground Golf Course
Registration at 7:00AM -- Tee-off at 8:00AM
We are looking for golfers, hole sponsors, and prize sponsors.
This year's proceeds will benefit our student scholarships. Thank you to sponsor Amegy Bank for their continued support. Join us as we play "Fore" the Kids!
Contact LouAnn Webber in the school office for more information 713 782 4022 or visit www.memoriallutheranschool.org and select the "Support" tab.
If you have suggestions about things that you'd like to see in the Memorial Messenger, please let the office staff know. We would love to hear from you.

Rev. Dr. Scott R. Murray
Senior Pastor
Memorial Lutheran Church and School
In This Issue
Let Us Pray
For Diva Pilli as she seeks treatment

For Luke George, who is going through therapy for Leukemia
For Paul Lodholz, asking for strength as he recovers

For Walter Friend as he continues treatment

Christian Education Night Continues!
Wednesdays until 
18 November
5:15 Dinner
6:00 Classes
3 classes:

Veith's Spirituality of the Cross - Rev. Gaub

Esther: An Advocate of her people - Pastor Pilli

1 John - Pastor Murray
(begins 9/16)
We need your help with meals! Please contact the church office by responding to this email or calling 713 782 6079.
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5800 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, TX 77057

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