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Updating Website

We are now living streaming all Services directly to our own YouTube Channel.  We recommend you visit our channel and become a subscriber so you will get a reminder whenever any videos are posted to the channel.  We have also added a new item to our website main menu. You will now find Services as the third menu item.  Services will take…

Lenten Soup Suppers

Each week Council Teams will sponsor the Wednesday evening soup supper. Homemade soups and other items are shared in fellowship each week prior to service. No cooking Wednesday evening and you enjoy fellow- ship before a nice but short Lenten service. Weekly Lenten Worship Services— 7 PM, Wednesday Each service will last approximately 20-30 minutes and a different speaker will share with…

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…