Church News

Weekend of Sacraments! #

Saturday evening, July 24, marks the Celebration and Blessing of the Marriage of Leah Kersch to long time Holy Comforterite, George Shackelford.  Congratulations!    On Sunday, we will baptize with joy Mr. Kelley Coats.  Join us at 10:30 Sunday morning to celebrate!

Posted on July 22nd, 2010


VBS is coming, July 18-22! #

Vacation Bible School goes "back to the basics" as children explore Favorite Stories of Faith, using the Godly Play approach to experiencing the Bible!  To download a registration form, click on Parish Life, then on Resources.  Look under Lay Ministry.  See you at VBS!

Posted on June 17th, 2010


All American Picnic! #

On Sunday, July 4, we'll celebrate America's birthday with an All American Picnic: hotdogs & the works are provided.  Bring ice cream and toppings for a fun after-church celebration!

Posted on June 17th, 2010


Ordination of Deacons, June 19 #

Bishop Doyle will ordain 12 new deacons at Christ Church Cathedral in Houston on Saturday, June 19 at 10:00 a.m.  All are welcome to join in the celebration and worship! 

Posted on June 06th, 2010


Interfaith Prayer Service & Call to Action, June 6, 3 p.m. #

Diocesan Bishop C. Andrew Doyle, along with Catholic Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, and Bishop Janice Riggle Huie of the United Methodist Church invite you to join in faith, prayer, and action calling our national leaders to adopt humane and ethical comprehensive Immigration Reform laws consistent with the moral beliefs and democratic traditions of our immigrant nation. Sunday, June 6, 3-4 p.m. Catholic Charismatic Center, 1949 Cullen Boulevard, Houston 77023.

Posted on May 30th, 2010


May 30 is Trinity Sunday! #

May our One God, Creator, Redeemer and Sustainer….bless you this Trinity Sunday and remain with you always.   Amen.

Posted on May 23rd, 2010


Pentecost! #

May 23 is Pentecost Sunday!   Join us in celebrating God's gift of the Holy Comforter!   Pentecost Potluck follows the late service. 

Posted on May 08th, 2010


Ike Recovery continues... #

Holy Comforter is taking a work crew to Galveston this Saturday, May 8, to help continued recovery efforts!  Meet at HC at 7:20 a.m. Check out this link to see the ongoing work! http://ikerecovery.blogspot.com

Posted on May 02nd, 2010


Everything you always wanted to know about..... #

St. Luke's Episcopal Health Charities!  Sunday, May 2, Holy Comforter welcomes Dr. Gail Bray, Executive Director.  Her engaging and informative presentation will be at 9:30 in the Parish Hall.  Come learn about how our church brings Jesus' ministry of healing and hope to the "least of these."

Posted on April 28th, 2010


Holy Comforter School Spring Fling! #

Join us for the Annual Spring Fling Fundraiser and Picnic to be held at Angleton Middle School on Saturday, April 12 from 11-2:30.  Games for the children, cool auction items, and a hamburger picnic will make for a great day!

Posted on April 11th, 2010


Parish House Update, April 11 #

This Sunday at 9:30 the Parish will gather to receive an update from the Junior Warden about the progress on our recently purchased Parish House.  We hope you can be with us to share in the excitment of this new venture!

Posted on April 06th, 2010


Alleluia! Christ is risen! #

The LORD is risen indeed!  Alleluia!   Easter Day celebrations begin at 9 a.m. with breakfast, followed by glorious worship at 10:30, followed by a celebratory coffeehour and an Easter Egg hunt for the children.  Alleluia! 

Posted on April 03rd, 2010


Maundy Thursday Service, April 1, 7 p.m. #

I give you a new commandment, that you love one another.  Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another.   John 13:34                        On Maundy Thursday, we confront the relentless love of God for all humankind, as it intersects with the heinous violence of humanity in the Passion of Christ.   Remember with us at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 1.

Posted on March 29th, 2010


Holy Week, March 28 - April 4 #

Jesus enters Jerusalem to joyful shouts and waving palms, thus beginning his Passion that will forever change the world.  Join us as we walk the road of his passion together:  Palm Sunday Services are at 8:30 & 10:30 a.m.  Maundy Thursday service, marking Jesus' last supper is at 7 pm.; Good Friday service is at 7 pm, followed by Stations of the Cross.  Easter Sunday begins with breakfast at 9, followed by one service of rejoicing at 10:30!

Posted on March 24th, 2010


Welcome an Old Friend! #

On Sunday, March 21 we welcome The Rt. Rev. Todd Ousley at the 10:30 service!  Todd was the rector of Holy Comforter for four years in the 1990's.  He is a much beloved good friend and we look forward to welcoming him to the pulpit!

Posted on March 15th, 2010


Lent: A Season of Healing #

Join us on Sunday evenings, March 7, 14, and 21 at 5 pm for Soup & Bread, followed by an interactive engagement of 3 of scripture's healing stories: the healing of the paralyzed man; the prodigal son; and Jesus' anointing by Mary.   How do these stories impact our lives today?  What does God have to say to us about our own healing?   Come share God's word with us! 

Posted on March 03rd, 2010


Something's fishy around here! #

Join us every Friday in Lent for a delicious Fish Dinner sponsored by the Men of Holy Comforter!  Fish, hush puppies, french fries, dessert & tea for a 7.50 donation..dine in or take out!

Posted on February 17th, 2010


Preparing for Lent #

HC's Annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake supper is Tuesday, February 16, from 5:30-6:30 p.m., pancakes courtesy of Boy Scout Troop 531!   Ash Wednesday--the first day of Lent--follows on February 17, with services at Noon and at 7 p.m.  All are welcome to join us as we begin our journey through the Lenten season.

Posted on February 14th, 2010


Diocesan Council #

The Diocese of Texas convenes its annual Diocesan Council meeting in Killeen on February 12-13.  Holy Comforter's delegates will join hundreds of others from around the Diocese to worship as well as conduct the business of the Diocese.  Join us Sunday morning, February 14 at 9:30, to hear the delegates' report!

Posted on February 08th, 2010


Souper Bowl Sunday! #

Everybody wins on Souper Bowl Sunday, February 7!  Bring your favorite soup, bread, or dessert to Holy Comforter's Annual Souper Bowl Lunch,   along with a can of soup for the food pantry and a cash donation to the Rector's Discretionary Fund.  The needy of our community will win...and so will we!  Touchdown!

Posted on February 02nd, 2010


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