Serving God, Changing Lives

Blog

Clergy and Faith Leader Breakfast

The Spring Interfaith Council sponsors an annual Clergy/Faith Leaders breakfast. This year Hosanna is hosting it on Thursday, Sept. 19, 7:30 to 9:00am in the Fellowship Hall. The topic for discussion will be “Security in Our Congregations: How Can We Be Both Safe and Welcoming?” We could use a few Hosanna volunteers to help with serving of food and coffee. All other…

Citizenship Workshop

On Sat., Sept. 28, Hosanna Lutheran Church will once again host a Citizenship Workshop in partnership with Bonding Against Adversity, a local non-profit. This is a community-wide effort helping legal permanent residents to complete the extensive paperwork involved in applying for U.S. citizenship. We need volunteers who are trained to help with the paperwork, and we also need donations of food for…

Hosanna Book Club

The next session of the Hosanna Book discussion will be Saturday, Oct. 12 at 5:00pm in Classroom 5. Everyone is welcome to attend. The title is “The Library Book” by Susan Orlean.  This book is the 2019 selection of the Gulf Coast Reads program, being read all across southeastern Texas during October. Summary: “In The Library Book, Orlean chronicles the devastating 1986 fire at…

to Become a Sanctuary Church-body

Hosanna Family, what are your thoughts concerning the letter below? A Pastoral Letter Regarding the Churchwide Assembly Vote to Become a Sanctuary Church-body Dear friends in Christ,       In the middle of last week, the Churchwide Assembly voted to designate the ELCA a “sanctuary churchbody.” Over the next several days, news organizations picked up the story; the coverage was mostly vague. When I returned home…

My Dear Hosanna Family

I still have this fire burning within from a conversation I had with my four-year-old granddaughter this morning. Papa:  “Ave, are you going to church?”     Ave:  “No. The church is boring! “ It was at that moment that I realized that my 4-year-old granddaughter and my son, her youth pastor, are divided.  In this morning gospel text (Luke 12:49-56 49) “I have come…

Back to School Block Party

Our first back to school Block Party was amazing. We weren’t sure what to expect. Pastor Anthony set a goal of 400 people attending, and we blew past that goal. I had a chance to talk to many attendees and I heard repeatedly they had often driven past our church, but they didn’t have any idea what we were about. While we…

Back-to-School Block Party

Come and join us for our Back-to-School Celebration Wednesday, August 7th 5-8 PM at Hosanna Lutheran Church Free parking at the church Pick up your free school supplies and backpacks Come for Dinner on us!!!!! HOT DOGS & HAMBURGERS Click here for more details

Vacation Bible School

Young leaders from Lutherhill will be with us from Monday, July 8 to Thursday, July 11 to host our annual Vacation Bible School. This is free for any student aged 5 to 12, and includes two snacks and lunch. Older kids are welcome to come if they want to help with the younger ones. Adult volunteers are needed to help with meals,…

Word Press Class

Come and join us in discovering the exciting world of website design/maintenance using Word Press. If you have a computer and have a basic understanding of any other word processing software, you can quickly learn Word Press. Introduction classes will be Tuesday’s in June from 7 to 8 in the office conference room. Class will include a short video then hands on…

Hosanna Book Club

The next session of the Hosanna Book discussion will be Saturday, June 22 at 5:00pm in Classroom 5. Everyone is welcome to attend. The title is “The Only Woman in the Room” by Marie Benedict. Summary: “A powerful novel based on the incredible true story of the glamour icon and scientist Hedy Lamarr, whose groundbreaking invention revolutionized modern communication.” Those who wish…