Lenten Meals & Services
Before Service Meal at 6:00 p.m.
Meals will be served in the Fellowship Chapel courtesy of Small Groups and the Fellowship Committee.
Lenten Services at 7:00 P.M.
Pastor Bauer's Bible Study
Pastor Bauer's Bible Study is cancelled for this coming Sunday, March 17th. Bible Study will resume the following Sunday, March 24th.
40 Days and 40 Items
Ash Wednesday, March 6th, is the first day of Lent. We have a challenge for you! Each day of Lent, remove one item from your closet that you no longer wear or need and put it in to a trash bag (provided for you in the Gathering Area). At the end of the forty days, bring your bag to Fisher's to be picked up by East Ft. Bend Human Needs Ministry, who will share these items with people who can really use them!
Fish Fry & Bingo Night!
When? Friday, March 22nd at 6:00 pm.
Where? Here, at Fishers
Cost? Tickets are $5 each
What should I bring? Bring a side dish or dessert
Babysitting? If babysitting is needed, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
You Are Invited!
The Symphonic Band of Martin Luther High School, Greendale, Wisconsin will be performing a concert of Sacred and Secular music on Monday, March 18th, at 7pm at Fishers of Men Lutheran Church. This award winning, 39-member Symphonic Band will perform works by Julie Giroux, Richard Saucedo, Pavel Tschnesnokoff and others. A free will offering will be received to help the students defray the cost of the tour.
Save the Date!
Fishers Kids Easter Celebration
Coming Saturday, April 13th (12pm - 2pm)
There will be carnival games, egg hunts for individual age groups (up to 4th grade) and food. All are invited!
Save the Date - 10th Annual Fort Bend Empty Bowls
Friday, April 12 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Help Fill Empty Bowls throughout the Community
New Location: One Fluor Daniel Drive, Sugar Land TX 77478
Book Club Books for the First Half of 2019
April 24 - Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
May 22 - Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
June 26 - Still Life by Louise Penny
July 24 - The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell by Robert Dugoni
ESL Volunteers Needed
Our ESL class meets the 1st & 3rd Wednesday of every month from 12:45-2pm. We have 9-12 EAGER students that want to learn English. Volunteers are provided a teacher guide, but most importantly we show God's love as we interact and talk with these adults from around the world. We are also in need of a volunteer babysitter. For more information, contact Tracie Hollis ~ email@example.com or 281-787-2008.
Our Organization Number Has Changed! The New Number is JM344
Please be sure to update your card next time you shop at Kroger! We currently have 22 households that participate in the Kroger Rewards program that have designated their rewards to Fishers of Men. If you are not currently connected to the rewards program and you shop at Kroger, please consider adding our designated number to your card.
From November 1, 2018 to January 31st, 2019, Fishers received $63.54! That is with 22 households. We could easily double, triple (or more!) that amount and all you have to do is connect your card and shop as you normally do! Thank you for supporting our ministry!
Lady Fisher News
Save the Date
Monday, March 25th ~ GNO @ Board & Brush
Saturday, March 30th ~ LWML Zone Spring Rally @ Holy Cross Lutheran Church
Lady Fishers Girl's Night Out
Lady Fisher’s will be hosting a girls night out at the Board and Brush on Monday, March 25, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. The Board and Brush is a DIY workshop where you can make your own personalized sign. Snacks and beverages will be served. If you’re interested in attending please sign up in the gathering area or contact Mary Beth Lobin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 281-222-5907.
Lady Fishers Summer Trip
LWML 38th Biennial Convention
If interested, contact Tracie Hollis at 281-787-2008 or email@example.com.
Giving Thanks to God
Giving Thanks to God for your generous Mite donations of $600 that were collected at the Ladies Retreat. We will send this to national headquarters to help reach their goal for the biennium.
6pm - 8pm
LOCATION: The Shipley's Casa
FOMily dinners are a great time to hangout with one another, eat some great food, and to learn more about our faith! Join us February 28th for some amazing food at the Hawkins house! If you need directions please do not hesitate to ask!
studio / Cove
5pm - 7pm
LOCATION: The Studio/The Cove
Bring your friends as we enjoy some awesome games, snack on some delicious food, and dive into God's word!
March 22 - March 23
LOCATION: Salem Tomball
Epicenter, that sounds pretty epic! Well it is! Its a middle school gathering that is held at Salem Lutheran in Tomball, Texas. Yes, just on the other side of town! It is open to all 6th-8th graders! This event is not just open to your students! They are more than welcome to bring friends! It will be held March 22nd-March 23rd we will meet at Fishers Friday at 530pm. The last day to sign up for this awesome event is March 10th! The cost is $40 per student, but please do not let that be a deterrent. If you need help please let me know, and we will make it happen! If you have any questions please ask Richard or any of the confirmation teachers!
Yard-work for National Youth Gathering
Attention! Do you need yard work done? If the answer is yes, well then you’re in luck because members of the youth group are offering to do yard work in exchange for a donation to our NYG funds! We can do it all as long as you supply the tools. You can contact a youth member or Richard Crouch to set it up.
2020 Trip to Italy, Austria and Germany
Eleven Day Tip - Treasures of Italy with the Passion Play of Oberammergau, Germany
We will be sponsoring a trip in 2020 to Italy, Austria and Germany with a visit to the Passion Play in Oberammergau, Germany. This play is only produced every 10 years, so this trip can be a once in a lifetime adventure! There are brochures in the gathering area that detail the whole trip.
Calling ALL Knitters & Crocheters!
If you like to knit or Crochet, please join our group on Tuesdays from 9:30am to 11am at Fishers of Men. Blankets are being made for our newest Members of God's Kingdom and given at their baptism. Contact Fran Fell for more information at 281-499-0598
Adult Bible Studies
Audio & Digital Available on our Website
If you missed one of the Adult Bible Study classes, you can now listen online on the Fishers of Men website.. Click here for the link.
SecureGive is our online giving app and it has recently been updated. If you are registered on SecureGive, you will receive an email to update your information as they move to a new platform. The link from our website has been updated to the new site. Next week in the eNews, there will be more information for those who would like to start giving using an online app.
East Ford Bend Human Needs Ministry
East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry is in desperate need of volunteers!
Their greatest need and highest priority is for more volunteers to serve on the Tuesday Food Pantry crews from 10:00am-1:30pm (approx twice/month). These volunteers are responsible for bagging food items and assisting clients as needed by loading the food into cars. Please email the Volunteer Coordinator, Jordan Keyes (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you're interested in volunteering!
Some additional volunteer opportunities are:
Receptionist’s Assistant: responsible for answering phones as needed, checking in clients and pulling files
Every Other Friday from 10:00am-1:30pm
Food Pantry Helper: responsible for bagging items of food and assisting clients by loading the food into cars
Every Other Friday: 10:00am-1:30pm
Warehouse Helper: responsible for working behind-the-scenes by stocking shelves and loading trucks
Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays: 9:00am-1:30pm (for a 3-hour shift)
Thursdays from 8:00am-11:30am
Follow Pastor Braun's Weekly Blog & Devotionals
Pastor's latest blog is called Zero Tolerance and is a must read for all of us! http://lwlutherland.blogspot.com/2018/07/zero-tolerance.html
The Best Preschool in Sugar Land!!
Call 281-265-5656 to schedule a tour!
We have classes for 2 year olds through Pre-K. Call 281-265-5656 to schedule a tour. www.littlefisherspreschool.org