Life is Wild – God is Good! 

THE FLOWERS ON THE ALTAR TODAY are given by the Gibbons family in honor of the 124th  birthday of our little town, the 243rd birthday of our great nation, and the BEST Children’s Ministry Director Janet Black!

MANY THANKS to all of those who helped to make this year’s VBS such a huge success! We had 275 kids and over 125 volunteers! Thanks to VBS director Janet Black, assistant director Katelyn Sanders, Special Friends leaders Kody Shepherd & Rhonda Delany and our amazing group of volunteers! Your willingness to give of your time and talent was a huge blessing to children and to this community!  

THANK YOU so much to those from this congregation who have worked on restoring my home after the damage caused by Harvey. It is looking much better and I am very grateful for your assistance.  Thank you also to those who gave donations to me.  With gratitude, Dianna Carlson 

OPEN GYM for kids 3 years through 5th grade resumes on July 1st and takes place on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. in the Friends Center. The cost this year is $4 per child per session. Children under 3 are welcome to attend with a parent at no charge.

EVERYONE IS INVITED to join us for a “VBS picnic” immediately following the service today. We’ll meet in our air-conditioned gym for a simple meal of hot dogs, hamburgers, chips and dessert.  Veggie burgers will also be available upon request. There is no charge for the meal; please join us to help celebrate our great week of VBS! 

THE CHURCH OFFICE will be closed on July 4th in celebration of Independence Day.

SUMMER OFFICE SCHEDULE: In order to save on costs over the summer months, the church office will be closed on the following Thursdays: July 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th and August 1st & 8th. We’ll be back to our regular schedule for the start of the school year.

REMINDER: Our regular “Summer Sunday” schedule of the 9 am breakfast followed by a brief devotional time will resume on July 7th and continue through August 4th.  Sunday School classes will resume for the fall on August 11th for Promotion Sunday.

FAMILY PROMISE: Our next week to host guests from Family Promise will be July 14th-21st. We need lots of volunteers to help make this ministry a success. Here are some ways that you can help.

·  Provide all or part of one of the evening meals, or breakfast on Saturday the 20th.

·  Stay overnight at the church one night (we need 2 people each night).

·  Help with childcare on Tuesday evening, July 16th while the parents are in class (students who help can get volunteer credit for NHS or Scouts)

·  Help set up beds and linens on Sunday afternoon, July 14th

·  Assist with tearing down beds and setting up Sunday school rooms at 8 a.m. on Sunday, July 21st.   

Your help with this ministry is greatly appreciated!  If you have questions or would like to sign up to help, please contact Desiree at 281-731-7074 or desiree.trevino@sbcglobal.net, or Beth Skeeter at 713-501-3857 or bethskeeter1@gmail.com.