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From CCSC: A Designer Suit

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As part of our on-going series about the work of the Christian Community Service Center (CCSC), we present this story of one volunteer’s experience at CCSC. These stories, written by CCSC volunteers and those they serve, show how CCSC represents our church in serving Houston’s needy on a daily basis. Interested in helping CCSC?  Email Adam…

From CCSC: God’s Touch

sunshine resale shop

As part of our on-going series about the work of the Christian Community Service Center (CCSC), we present this story of one volunteer’s experience at CCSC. These stories, written by CCSC volunteers and those they serve, show how CCSC represents our church in serving Houston’s needy on a daily basis. Interested in helping CCSC?  Email Adam…

From CCSC: Prayer for a Third-Grader

As part of our on-going series about the work of the Christian Community Service Center (CCSC), we present this story of one volunteer’s experience at CCSC. These stories, written by CCSC volunteers and those they serve, show how CCSC represents our church in serving Houston’s needy on a daily basis. Interested in helping CCSC?  Email Adam…

From CCSC: The Wonderful Experience of Knowing CCSC

As part of our on-going series about the work of the Christian Community Service Center (CCSC), we present this letter, translated from Spanish, by an anonymous client whose family received help from CCSC. These stories, written by CCSC volunteers and those they serve, show how CCSC represents our church in serving Houston’s needy on a…

This Summer: Children’s Church

While our 9:15 am Sunday School will take a break over the summer, our popular Children’s Church program will continue through July, taking a short break in August. Children’s Church, for children from age 2 years through sixth grade, teaches our way of worship. The children experience the rhythm and structure of a traditional Sunday…

Help the Jantzen Family

house fire

As many of you may already know, the Jantzen family, a school family, has tragically lost their home and everything in it in a fire this past Friday night.  Essentially, the flames were confined to the attic, yet the ceiling eventually collapsed throughout, and although many personal articles are still structurally intact, they are all…

Mother’s Day Jazz Reception, 5/14, 5 pm

dennis dotson's all-star quintet

An evening of jazz standards & music from the Great American songbook with Dennis Dotson’s All-Star Quintet. Bring your mom or adopt a mom to treat: BYOB your favorite beer, wine or champagne. A rose for mom*, cheese, and chocolate, all in the Murray Center at STE. Dancing encouraged!

VBS 2017: Fruit of the Spirit

Vacation Bible School 2017

Vacation Bible School 2017 is July 18-21! This summer’s Vacation Bible School will be July 18-21 from 9:15 to noon.  Our topic will be Fruit of the Spirit! Registration will open March 26th.  Adult Bible Study will be offered from 11:00am to noon with free babysitting for infants under two.   Click here to register…

Integrity, Parenting, and Always Calling Daddy

MLK Jr and Family

A heartfelt reflection on raising kids who ask good questions, this one comes to us from parishioner (and writer) Jennifer Underwood. Originally published on Mockingbird. I think that my strong determination for justice comes from the very strong, dynamic personality of my father…I have rarely ever met a person more fearless and courageous than my father…The…

Santa vs. Jesus

by Melinda Little “You better watch out! You better not cry! You better not pout! I’m telling you why: Santa Claus is coming to town,” begins the modern-day Christmas song. Santa Claus is an icon of American culture. He keeps track of all the good and bad little boys and girls. I confess I may…