Thanksgiving Eve Service
Wednesday, November 21 at 7 pm with Holy Communion
Church Wide Food, Clothing & Household Drive
Sunday, November 25
The truck from East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry will be in our parking lot Sunday, November 25, to collect food, clothing, and household items for East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry! You can drive right up to the truck and volunteers will be there to help you unload. Food donations go to the food pantry and the clothing and household items to the Resale Shop. All proceeds from the Resale Shop go toward helping those in need in our community.
To Decorate the Church for Christmas
We will once again be selling Poinsettia's to decorate the church. They are $10 each. You may designate them in memory of or in honor of someone. The order forms will be in the Gathering Area or you can pick up an order form in the church office. Poinsettias may be taken home after the 7:00 PM Christmas Eve service!
Poinsettias purchased support Brookwood Community, a God-centered, educational, entrepreneurial and residential community for adults with disabilities.
Children's Ministry & Family News
Kid's Food Drive
Throughout the month of November, Fishers Kids will collect non-perishable food items to donate to East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry. Children can place food items in the boxes located in the Fishers Kids Ministry Area, Sundays in November when you come to Sunday school! December 2, we will be having a contest to measure how much food we were able to collect. Thank you for your participation!
Fishers Kids invite you to worship with us on Sunday, December 16 at 9:45am (during the Sunday School hour) as we share about Jesus' birth with our Christmas program! Everyone is invited to this special service in the Worship Center so we hope to see you there!!
Christmas Program practice
Children will be practicing for our Christmas Program on December 2nd & 9th during the Sunday School hour and on Saturday, December 15th at 2pm. There will be family activities to follow on December 15th's rehearsal. Our Christmas Program will be on Sunday, December 16th at 9:45am. Please let Mary Vandergraff (firstname.lastname@example.org ) know if your child would like to be involved in the Christmas Program or if you have any questions.
Kids Night Out
Location: Children's Ministry Area
Do you need a night out on the town? Are you just looking for a nap? Do you need time to go Christmas shopping? Well here is your chance! Fishers Student Ministry is offering a Kids Night Out for potty-trained 3yr. old-5th graders. We'll watch your kids from 6-9 pm Friday, November 30! All that we ask is a suggested donation of $20 for the first child $15 for the second and $40 for a family of three (3). All proceeds go to help our Students go on mission trips! Registration forms can be found in on the Children's Ministry Board in the Gathering Area! Any questions? Ask Richard!
Saturday, Dec. 1 - Part Two - Redemption, Who Jesus is and What He did for us
Saturday, January 12 - Part Three - The Holy Spirit, The Christian Life and the Sacraments
Each Session is from 9am till Noon
in the Fellowship Hall
Taught by Pastor Braun
This class is for You...
If you come from a non-Lutheran background and want to join Fishers
If you want to renew your faith and review what we believe and teach
SAVE THE DATE
TIDELANDER'S Christmas Show here at Fishers - Saturday, December 8 @ 2 pm
Help the Youth Go to National Youth Gathering
Help Fishers’ youth cover expenses to the LCMS National Youth Gathering - The Root of our Faith Tee Shirts on sale now!
Toys for Joy - LINC Toy Drive
Benefiting LINC Mission Church Families
Please donate new toys that cost $15 - $20. Wrap the toys (no bows please) and label the toy with gender and age range. Tape a sticky note on the back of the package with info about the toy. If you wish you may donate checks, gift cards and online donations. ( http://weblink.donorperfect.com/toysforjoyhouston) Thank you for your donations!
Donate to the Mission Trip
The mission trip to Stronghold Cambodia is all set for March 23-31st, with four members of FOM attending! We are excited to serve God at this Christian day-school, where 96 new students enrolled this school year, many of whom are hearing the Gospel for the first time! If you would like to donate towards this mission, please designate "Cambodia Mission" on your donation to FOM. Funds will go towards travel costs, room and board, meals, and ministry materials. It isn't too late to sign up to go on the trip! Email email@example.com .
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.
Lady Fishers News
The book we are reading for November is Carnegie's Maid by Marie Benedict. The November meeting is November 28 at 7 pm. Come join us for fellowship, lively discussions, and wine!
Challenge #4 from Pastor Bauer
Building a Caring Community
If you would like to help as a Sunday morning greeter starting in the Fall, please contact Pastor Bauer at church or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org . Training will be provided. Greeting guests is a valuable ministry and a way for you to meet other church members. Please Remember to Wear Your Name Tags each week!
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 Girls Night Out (GNO)
630pm - 930ish
LOCATION: The Crouch Casa
Looking for a time to wear your favorite Christmas Pajamas, drink hot chocolate, bake cookies, watch Christmas movies, and just hang out with friends? Then look no further! Join the young women of Fishers Student Ministry as they gather together for a Girls Night Out on December 14th 6:30-9:30 pm-the fun ends! We will be at Richard and Kellye's house! To get directions or address, please talk to Emily Hawkins, Brooke Martin, or Nicole Pflughapt!
6pm - 8pm
FOMily dinners are a great time to hangout with one another, eat some great food, and to learn more about our faith! Join us December 13th for some amazing food! Bring your friends! :) Location TBD!
5pm - 7pm
LOCATION: The Studio
Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas, so let's go out into the surrounding areas and do a video scavenger hunt! Bring your friends as we celebrate this amazing time of year, Sunday, December 2 from 5-7pm! There will be food, games, and of course an ugly sweater contest! (And there maybe a prize for it...)
Shut In Visits
9am - ?
We will be doing our annual shut in visits during our Student Worship Hour this year! We'll be going and leading worship at a local nursing home! It will be a great time for us to share our holiday cheer with everyone around! We will meet in The Studio (Student Ministry Room), and car pool to the nursing home! Any questions please feel free to ask!
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