News Highlights

Vacation Bible School

July 16 - 20  9 am - noon  

Registration is closed

Due to an amazing turnout, we have had to close registration.  If you would like to have your child/children put on the waiting list, please send an email to VBS@fishersofmen.org  and include the name(s) and age(s) of your child/children.

VBS Crew Leaders Needed!

We are in need of crew leaders to lead small groups of children from station to station during VBS week. Crew leaders are not responsible for teaching at the stations & there will be designated chairs at each station for crew leaders. If you are available, please complete a volunteer registration form at our registration booth at church or register online:  www.fishersofmen.org/children 

Volunteers Needed!

5th grade and higher are invited to volunteer with our crew leaders
Visit our registration booth at church or register online:  www.fishersofmen.org/children   Need more information on this event?     Contact Macy Mollberg and September Nelson at VBS@fishersofmen.org

Donations Needed!

Donation tags from our VBS donation station are now due. If you took a tag from our VBS donation station, please bring the donated item to our donation box as soon as possible so we can inventory what items are still needed. If you were unable to locate the item, feel free to donate the monetary value and we will track down the item to purchase. If you took an orange tag, your item is still available to purchase on our Amazon wishlist here: http://bit.ly/VBSFOM

Additional Items Needed to Borrow for Decorations

This summer's VBS theme is "Shipwrecked" and we are looking for props & decorations that have a beach, nautical or island theme. Specifically, we are looking to borrow these items for VBS week (if you have an item not listed and think we could use it as a prop or for decor, let us know):
 
orange life vest (1)
life preserver (1)
wood pallets (2 or more)
leaf-shaped craft hole punch (1)
wood crates (2 or more)
 
Please contact Macy Mollberg or September Nelson if you can loan us any of these items.
 
Also, we are collecting empty, 1 gallon milk/water jugs for VBS games (need 20 more) and paper grocery bags (need 10 more). Drop them off in the donation box below our VBS palm trees at church. 

 

VBS MIJ (Mindless But Important Jobs) Workshop

June 19th @ 10am

Please join us  in the Fellowship chapel at 10am on June 19th. Anyone is welcome to join us as we prep materials for VBS stations. A great time for fellowship and fun! 

 

New Members Welcomed

We welcome to the Fishers family:

Pastor Wayne & Linda Braun, Curt & Ruth Brotzman, Keith & Debbie Buvinghausen, the LeBeau family (Jeff, Jana, Kadie, Ryan, and Jackson), The Mitchell family (Joel, Lisa, Jessica, and Andrew), Lynn Pilcher, Dan Vandergraff, Tom & Barbara Wilt, and the Taylor family (Jamey, Karen, Sommer, and Diamond)

The Staff will be out of the office on Monday, June 18, to plan for the year ahead.  All will be available via cell phone.  A volunteer will be in the office to answer phones , etc.

 

Bible Study Updates

Summer Women's Bible Study

Kathi Lerch will be teaching a summer Women’s Bible study called Prophets, Priests and Kings at 9:15 a.m. The class will meet upstairs in room A209  The class will not meet July 4th or July 18th.  Please join us!
 
Regular Women’s Wednesday Bible Study is on summer break until September 5, 2018. 

Crescent project sunday school class  June 24 - July 20 in Fellowship Room C143

This class will meet June 24-July 20th in the Fellowship Room C143. Melissa Snyder will be moderating this video study.  For more information visit the study website:  https://www.crescentproject.org/bridges#brstudy

 

Mission of Christ Network

Jon & Dora Braun

Those of you who were fortunate enough to hear Jon & Dora Braun speak Last Sunday about their life in Indonesia as missionaries  heard about how they are spreading the Gospel one family at a time.  They work with the Mission of Christ network.  Mission of Christ Network is a Christian outreach organization that enables lay workers to effectively work in God’s mission internationally. Individuals trained, sent and supported by MCN discover their place as God’s instruments of witness and love at home and abroad.  If you would like to contribute to their work, donations can be sent to Mission of Christ Network, P.O. Box 533, Concordia, Missouri 64020.  Memo: To the support of Jon and Dora or you can contribute online at https://missionofchrist.org/projects/jon-dora-braun/
 

 

Book Club

Meets June 27 @ 7 pm in the Fellowship Hall

This month's book is Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng.  All are welcome!  Come even if you haven't finished (or started the book)  For more information, click here.   

July 25th  -  My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrik Backman

 

LCMS Young Professionals Houston


Summer bbq bash - june 16 @ 5:00 pm - at memorial lutheran

For more information contact Ashley Wilking

 

Fishers' Properties Team Needs YOU

Our Properties Team maintains and enhances our building and grounds.  Churches are not buildings – they are people – and God has blessed us with this facility to fellowship, worship and break bread together.  If you have maintenance, electrical, construction, lawn and gardening, or plumbing skills, this team is for you.  For more information, please contact Manuel Zamora at (832) 361-0630.  

 

Follow Pastor Braun's Weekly Blog & Devotionals

www.lwlutherland.blogspot.com

 

Children's Ministry

Summer Sunday School 

 Children's Sunday School will continue during the summer!  Starting June 3:
- children completing Kindergarten through 4th grade will be learning about the Bible, making decisions, and about why we go to church.
- children ages 2 years old through those completing Pre-K will be introduced to Sunday School through Bible stories and activities geared just for them.
- children completing 5th & 6th grade will be joining the youth upstairs, meeting in the Youth Room.

Children's Church

Please note throughout the summer, Children's Church will not be offered during the 11:00 service. There will be children's worksheets available at the Kids Corner in the foyer, as well as age-specific activity boxes for children to use during the service.

Vacation Bible School

July 16 - 20  9 am - noon
Registration Now Open!     Registration fee: $10 per child
Join us July 16th - 20th for Shipwrecked VBS, where we will discover how Jesus rescues us!
Children ages 3 & up (Must be potty trained)

 

Youth News

High School Mission Trip

July 9 - July 14 LOCATION: Salem Lutheran Church, Tomball
July 9th-14th our incoming 9th graders to graduating 12th graders will be traveling to the north side of Houston to help people who are still struggling with the aftereffects of Hurricane Harvey. If you are looking for the registration forms, or if there are any other questions just ask our Director of Student Ministry Richard Crouch(Richard@FishersofMen.org ). 

studio

June 24 5pm - 7pm LOCATION: The Studio! 
Bring your friends as we enjoy some awesome games, snack on some delicious food, and dive into God's word! 

cove

June 24  5pm - 6:30 pm LOCATION: The Cove Room

Come join us June 24 for a great time of food, fellowship, games, and learning more about our amazing faith! You'll find us in The Cove! Just follow the laughter and general good time being had! 

Junior High Mission Trip

July 29 - August 1 LOCATION: LINC Houston

July 29-August 1 our incoming 6th graders-our incoming 8th graders will be traveling down to LINC Houston to work with in our community through service projects and outright fun! If you have any questions or want to attend just contact our Director of Student Ministry-Richard Crouch. If you have misplaced your forms or have not received them you can also talk to Richard, or check out the link at www.Fishersofmen.org/middle-school-ministry

Ultimate Tuesdays

Come to Dickinson Elementary (Greatwood) on all Tuesdays in June, July, and August starting June 5!  We will be playing Ultimate Frisbee from 5 - 6:30 pm.  Open to all 9 - 12 graders.  No need to sign up - Just show up and bring friends! 

Student Leadership Team

We are looking to start a Student Leadership Team here in Fishers Student Ministries, and would love to have your student involved in it. It is open to all incoming 9th grade students to 12th grade students.  It will allow your student the opportunity to take ownership of their group, and influence what we do and learn about. Now there will be time commitment involved, so take that into consideration. Mention it to your student and see if it is something they might be interested in, and we will get the application and other information out to them. We will also be following up with deadlines for the application to be turned in and other meeting dates. :) 

Little Fishers Preschool

Call 281-265-5656 to schedule a tour!

The Best Preschool in Sugar Land!!

  We have classes for 2 year olds through Pre-K. Call 281-265-5656 to schedule a tour.  www.littlefisherspreschool.org