South Sudan

The ELCA is committed to its ongoing work in South Sudan to help cultivate peace and a sustainable future for millions affected by civil war and famine. We are working together with others to deliver immediate famine relief, which forms one of our three focus areas in the region. The other two, sustainable food security […]

2017 Synod Assembly

We hope you will join us for our 2017 Synod Assembly on May 18-20, as together we consider the question, “Who is my neighbor?”

Evening with Bishop

Bayou, Colorado River, Brazos Valley, and Southwest Houston Conferences are invited to an ‘Evening with Bishop,’ a time to gather for worship, dinner, and conversation.

Souper Bowl of Caring

Let’s use the energy of the Super Bowl on February 5 in Houston to mobilize our communities in an effort to care for people who are food insecure.

Rostered Minister & Congregational Reports

Please submit your Rostered Minister and Congregational Reports by February 15.

The LEAD Journey

The LEAD Journey provides learning seminars, coaching, and resources for congregational leadership.

LEAD Lenten Resources

Lenten resources for your home and congregation.

Prayers for Pastor Ken Weiss

Pastor Ken Weiss of Eben Ezer Lutheran in Brenham just recently went into emergency complaining of chest pains. Turns out he has some blood clots in his lungs. They are taking good care of him at the hospital in Brenham. He hopes to go home tonight or tomorrow.

Prayers for Pastor Liz Stein

Pastor Liz Stein is in our prayers. She recently had a stroke. She is recuperating well, but the stroke has affected her eyesight. We invite you to say a prayer for her today.

Prayers for Loa

Our prayers are with Loa McNeese, our bookkeeper, and her family as they mourn the passing of her brother, Hans Olaffson. He passed away on October 19 at his home in Magnolia following a short battle with cancer.