Church News

April 21, Book Party! #

Holy Comforter and St. Timothy's, Lake Jackson, welcome author Janet Davis to a celebration of her new book for women:  My Own Worst Enemy: How to Stop Holding Yourself Back!   Janet will join us at the HC Parish House at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 21.  All women in the community are invited!

Posted on April 13th, 2012


Holy Week Continues.... #

On April 6,Good Friday,we will walk with Jesus through his passion. Stations of the Cross at Noon; Solemn Service at 7 p.m.  

Sunday, April 8 is Easter Sunday!   Breakfast at 9:30; Parish photo @ 10:20; Worship & Celebration @ 10:30; Easter egg hunt immediately following service. Alleluia, Christ is Risen!

Posted on April 06th, 2012


Holy Week begins Sunday April 1 #

Palm Sunday is April 1, services at 8:30 & 10:30.
Maundy Thursday service is April 5 at 7 p.m. with Foot Washing, Holy Eucharist, and Stripping of the Altar.  Good Friday services are at noon--stations of the cross--and 7 p.m.--solemn service. On Easter Sunday, join us for breakfast at 9:30 followed by one service of worship at 10:30.

Posted on March 25th, 2012


Wednesdays Feb 29 & March 7,14 #

Lent, A Season of Prayer, will be particularly observed these Wednesday evenings with a Soup & Bread Supper at 5:30 and a program at 6:30. Programs: 2/29: The Rev. Peter and Susan Conaty--Praying in the Wilderness
3/7: Daniel Russell--iPray. Doable Daily Prayer
3/14: Canon John Newton--Prayer as Christian Formation

Posted on February 24th, 2012


Lenten Friday Fish Frys start Feb. 24! #

Every Friday during Lent we'll have yummy fish and all the trimmings.   Tickets are $8/plate or 5 for $40.  Buy at the door or in advance at the church office.  You can dine in, take out, or drive thru!  See you Friday!

Posted on February 23rd, 2012


Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper, Feb 21! #

Join us for yummy pancakes cooked by HC's Boy Scout Troop # 531.   They'll serve from 5:30-6:30 in the parish hall.  Bring a generous donation for "our" scouts!

Posted on February 14th, 2012


Women's Group Inaugural Meeting! #

A time of spiritual refreshment and renewal is on its way this Thursday, Feb. 9, as a new women's group meets at the Parish House at 7 p.m.   Leader Pam Baron invites all women to join in!  

Posted on February 07th, 2012


"Souper" Bowl Sunday! #

February 5 is Super Bowl Sunday, but at HC it is "souper bowl" Sunday!

Bring a can of soup for the food pantry, a donation for the Rector's discretionary fund, AND soup or bread to share for a festive lunch!   We'll have fun as well as help those in need in our community! 

Posted on February 02nd, 2012


Sunday, January 29: Annual Meeting! #

Join us at 9:30 a.m. for HC's Annual Meeting.  We'll review the events of 2011 and look forward together to 2012!  Also, this year's annual meeting includes a ministry fair to celebrate the various ministries of Holy Comforter!

Posted on January 16th, 2012


Sunday, January 8, 2012 #

This Sunday we celebrate the feast of Jesus' baptism with a service of Holy Baptism at the 10:30 service!  We remember Jesus' baptism, as well as our own, as we renew our baptismal covenant at both services.

Posted on January 03rd, 2012


Happy New Year! #

We welcome 2012 with one service of Worship & Holy Eucharist on Sunday, January 1 at 10:30 a.m.  What better way to begin a new year than worship?!


Posted on December 31st, 2011


Merry Christmas! #

Celebrate the season with us on December 24 & 25!   On Christmas Eve at 4:30, the HC Children will present the Christmas Story at the Family Service.  At 10:30 p.m., we celebrate Christ's birth with a candlelight service.  

On Christmas Day, we gather to rejoice at 10:30 a.m.  Holy Eucharist is shared at each service.  Merry Christmas to all!

Posted on December 22nd, 2011


Walton Donnie Hood, III Rest in Peace #

A memorial service for Don Hood, much beloved parishioner, educator, and friend will be Wednesday, December 21 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Comforter.   A luncheon, hosted by the Angleton High School Alumni Band, will follow immediately in the parish hall at First Presbyterian Church, just around the corner.

Posted on December 18th, 2011


Sunday, December 18: Advent 4 #

Mary said, "I am the Lord's servant.  I am willing to accept whatever God has for me." (Luke1:38)  May we all be willing to say "yes" to God, just like Mary!  Who knows what God might do with our "yes"?

Posted on December 11th, 2011


Sunday, December 11: Advent 3 #

There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. He came as a witness to testify to the light, so that all might believe through him. He himself was not the light, but he came to testify to the light.

Posted on December 06th, 2011


Sunday, December 4: Advent 2 #

Comfort, O comfort my people, says your God… He will lead his flock like a shepherd and carry the lambs in his arms. Isaiah 40: 1 & 11 Isaiah illumines God's compassion for humanity. What does that compassion mean today in a world filled with crises and suffering?

Posted on November 30th, 2011


Advent begins Sunday, November 27! #

The season of Advent is one of expectation, hope, and joy!  It is our counter-cultural opportunity to slow down and consider God's great love gift of Jesus Christ.  On the first Sunday in Advent, we will think together about waiting expectantly. Our communion chant for the season encourages us: Wait for the Lord, whose day is near.  Wait for the Lord, be strong, take heart.

Posted on November 21st, 2011


Share the Bounty! #

This month we are collecting non-perishable Thanksgiving food items for the St. Thomas Center.  Please bring food or a check to help purchase turkeys to Holy Comforter any time before Thanksgiving.  Donations will also be received at the Community Thanksgiving service at First Methodist Church on Sunday, November 20 at 7 p.m.

Posted on November 09th, 2011


All Saints Sunday #

This Sunday, November 6 we will observe All Saints Sunday, remembering those saints who have gone on before us.  May their souls, and the souls of all the departed, rest in peace.  Amen.

Posted on October 30th, 2011


Bluegrass & Bar B Q!!! #

Join us on Saturday, October 29 from 4-9 p.m. for Holy Comforter's first annual

Bluegrass & Bar B Q Festival!  

   Bring a lawn chair and plan to hang out with us!  Advance tickets are $10, at the door $12.50.  Great raffle items, kid activities until dark, good food, and great music!!  Contact the church to reserve your tickets!

Posted on October 15th, 2011


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