HMC E-Newsletter July 5, 2012

Connecting More Fully at HMC:

►HMC’s own Liza K. will be interviewed along with two other youth on KPFT 90.1 radio Thursday, July 5 at 8:00 PM. They will be discussing their experiences at Peace Camp and sharing their ideas on non-violence. Tune in and listen to a young perspective on justice and peace.

►Memorize the Books of the Bible: We encourage you to memorize the 66 books in the Bible. Grab your bookmark at the back!

►Kroger Donation Program: Did you know that Kroger donates a portion of all your purchases back to our congregation? Sign up for this great program; details are on the bulletin board in the back of church. Or see Lynda.

►Ten Thousand Villages Sunday: July 15. Volunteer, Shop, Support Fair Trade.

►Potluck Fellowship Meal and Congregational Meeting: July 22. Join us after our monthly meal for a dialogue regarding HMC mission and identity. We’d love to learn more with and from you!

► HMC Women’s Luncheon Saturday, August 4, 2012, at Brookwood Cafe in Brookshire, 11:00 am.

►PEACE CAMP AT HMC: August 6-10 from 9 AM-3 PM. Ages 5-12 are invited to participate. The theme will be “Courage.” for information or contact Judy H.

►Pastor Marty and family are worshipping at the Western District Conference Annual Assembly this morning in Oklahoma City. Contact a Community Life Team Member for pastoral care.

Forming Christ in Us: Resources for Christian Discipleship



Welcome words and theme intro

Call to Worship
Opening Prayer

Songs of Praise and Celebration

HWB 311 The church’s one foundation
HWB 1 What is this place
HWB 751 Generous God (Together)

*Offering and Offertory

Scripture          Mark 10:13-26
Children’s Time
Sermon                        Blessing the Children

Response Song Filled with the Spirit’s Power #289 HWB
*Sharing & Prayer

Sending Scripture Letter 1 Peter 2:1-5,9-10
Song of Sending           God of the Bible SJ #27, vss 1,4 only

Here’s a Summer Series Summary

Act 1: Creation: It is very good!
Act 2: The Fall: Something has gone terribly wrong.
Act 3: God’s Solution, Part 1: Israel
Act 4: God’s Solution, Part 2: Jesus
Act 5: The age of the Church

Scene 1: The New Testament Church
Scene 2: Church History
Scene 3: Houston, TX, 2012
Scene 4: Future History

Epilogue: Remember the Future

Christian Formation Options at HMC:
Join us each Sunday morning at 9:30AM!
►Adults Bible Book study

►Junior High/High School Youth:  Faith Exploration with Pastor Marty. In the annex.
** Children’s Church:  During worship in our children’s ministry room for kids
aged 1-5. They learn a Bible story, sing, and play together.

Pastoral Care: Do you want a person to talk with about something in your life? Got a question or insight into faith or scripture you want to kick around? Have you been sitting on a great idea for the church? Need prayer? Want to get to know your pastor better? As your pastor, I’m available to meet with you at the office or at a time and spot that works better for you. Just let me know when and where! Monday’s through Thursdays, and weekends by appointment. Marty Troyer, church office (713)464-4865,, also available on Facebook.

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