Special Guest Preachers, Speakers and Events

Family Movie Night

Friday, August 18
6 p.m.
Bagby Parish Hall
This free event is entertaining for all ages (the movie is rated PG) with great food, lots of fun and amazing prizes. Child care is available for infants – pre-K with advance reservation.

This Disney favorite is an action-packed comedy adventure that introduces Baymax, a lovable, personal companion robot. He forms a special bond with a human robotics prodigy and they join a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.

For more information, or to make a child care reservation, contact Bruce Morgan at 713-985-3810 or email hidden; JavaScript is required.

Blessing of the Animals Service

Sunday, October 1
5 p.m.
Lawn outside the Wayside Chapel
Whether your favorite pet has feathers or fur, two wings or four legs, all are invited to a special service in honor of the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. The service is followed by a Clergy blessing of all creatures great and small. Please be sure to keep your pets on leashes or in cages. The service will not be held in the event of rain. During the Blessing of the Animals Service, Outreach will have a pet food drive. Please bring canned or packaged pet food that will be donated to Pet Patrol.

Thanksgiving Day Service

Thursday, November 23
10 a.m.
The Church
Holy Eucharist is celebrated as we gather to rejoice, be cheerful and give thanks for God’s many blessings.

Feast of Lights Service

Sunday, January 7
6 p.m.
The Church
This beautiful candlelight service takes the light of Christ into the world literally with our actions and symbolically through candles. Members of the Acolyte Ministry will be commissioned and recognized during the service for their contributions to enhancing worship to help glorify God.

Scout Sunday

Sunday, February 11
9 a.m.
The Church
St. Martin’s recognizes our Scouts and leaders for this special service. Scouts and Scoutmasters from the church-sponsored Boy Scout Troop 354 and Cub Scout Pack 354 attend the service and act as ushers, greeters and flag bearers. They also participate in the service as lay readers and oblationers.