Our newsletter The Messenger has lots of information about upcoming events as well as insights into our ministries.  The Messenger was first published in 1936 and we have archives of many of them.  If you don't see the issue you need here, please contact us. 

Newsletter November 17, 2017

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    • Pastor's Message: Harvest Time (p. 1)
    • Family Advent Festival (p. 2)
    • Advent Calendar in Next Newsletter (p. 2)
    • Ministry Minute: Roxane Darnell (p. 3)
    • Third Graders Given Bibles on Nov. 19 (p. 2)
    • Spotlight on Super Adults: Sandra Webb (p. 2)
    • Listening is Powerful (p. 3)
    • Bake Sale (p. 4)
    • Daylight Saving Time Ends (p. 2)
    • Bible Sunday, Nov. 19 (p. 5)
    • Mission of the Month: United Methodist Campus Ministry (p. 5)
    • Poinsettias Coupon (p. 5)
    • United Methodist Student Day Offering, Nov. 26 (p. 5)
    • Wednesday Meals (p. 4)

Newsletter November 3, 2017

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    • Pastor's Message: All Saints (p. 1)
    • All Saints Sunday, November 5 (p. 2)
    • Daylight Saving Time Ends (p. 2)
    • Bible Sunday, Nov. 19 (p. 5)
    • Bake Sale (p. 4)
    • Advent Calendar (p. 5)
    • Poinsettias Coupon (p. 5)
    • Together, We Do More (p. 5)
    • Ministry Minute (p. 2, 3)
    • CROP Walk (p. 2)
    • Ramp Build (p. 3)
    • Thank You from Member (p. 3)
    • Thank You from Property Committee (p. 2)
    • Estimate of Giving for 2018 (p. 3, 4)
    • Refugee Art Show: The Power of Hope (p. 3)
    • Wednesday Meals (p. 4)

Newsletter October 20, 2017

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    • Pastor's Message: Making a Real Difference (p. 1, 5)
    • Making a Difference: Ministry Minute (p. 1, 3)
    • The Power of Hope: Refugee Art and Reflection (p. 2)
    • Upcoming October Youth Events (p. 4)
    • Celebrating Children's Sabbath, October 22 (p. 2)
    • Children's Books Still Needed for Treats from Our Trunks (p. 2)
    • Treats from Our Trunks, October 31 (p. 3)
    • "Grief and the Holidays," October 25 (p. 2)
    • Check It Out (p. 2)
    • Somatic Class (p. 3)
    • Listening as We Pray (p. 3)
    • United Methodist Women Elizabeth Circle Bake Sale (p. 4)
    • Octoberfest Fun, October 27 (p. 4)
    • Super Adults on the Go (p. 6)
    • October Mission: San Antonio Metropolitan Ministries (p. 7)
    • Olmos Ensemble Video on Facebook (p. 5)
    • Wednesday Meals (p. 4)

Newsletter October 6, 2017

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    • Pastor's Message: Prayer Ribbons (p. 1, 6)
    • New Members: Marina Gonzales and Jennie Largent (p. 2, 6)
    • Welcoming Our New District Superintendent (p. 2)
    • Upcoming October Youth Events (p. 2)
    • Celebrating Children's Sabbath, October 22 (p. 3)
    • Children's Books Needed for Halloween (p. 4)
    • New Weekday School Director Announced (p. 3)
    • Parents' Night Out (p. 6)
    • Babble, Bacon & Beignets Recap (p. 5)
    • Meet the Teacher: Believers Class (p. 2)
    • Pathfinders Sunday School Class (p. 4)
    • There's a Class for You (p. 7)
    • Spotlight on Super Adults: Vi Pace (p. 4)
    • Super Adults on the Go (p. 6)
    • October Mission: San Antonio Metropolitan Ministries (p. 7)
    • Celebration of the Appointment of Rev. Greg Hackett (p. 7)
    • Care and Concern Committee (p. 4)
    • Proposed 2018 Budget (p. 9)
    • Listening Helps Create Christian Community (p. 3)
    • Wednesday Meals (p. 8)

Newsletter September 15, 2017

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    • Pastor's Message: Partners in Ministry (p. 1, 2)
    • "Tough Questions" sermon series ends Sunday, September 17 (p. 2)
    • Study on Romans (p. 2)
    • Consecrating Our Musical Gifts to God (p. 1)
    • Babble, Bacon & Beignets: All Church Gathering (p. 1, 2, 4)
    • Super Adults Upcoming Trips (p. 2)
    • Celebrating Children's Sabbath, October 22 (p. 2)
    • Flu Shot Clinic, September 28 (p. 2)
    • Special Sunday: World Communion, October 1 (p. 5)
    • Meet the Teacher: Early Christian Awareness (p. 3)
    • National Night Out (p. 3)
    • Parents' Night Out (p. 3)
    • Listening - A Spiritual Practice (p. 3)

Newsletter September 1, 2017

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    • Pastor's Message: Disciple starts September 17 (p. 1)
    • New Members: John and Mary Largent and Marjorie Hagy (p. 3)
    • "Tough" sermon series extended to Sept. 17 (p. 8)
    • Congo Initiative: The Children (p. 2)
    • September Mission: Guillermo Berman (p. 9)
    • Celebration of the Appointment of Rev. Greg Hackett (p. 7)
    • Acolyte Training, Sept. 10 (p. 3)
    • The Good Listener (p. 4)
    • Parents' Night Out (p. 3)
    • National Night Out (p. 7)
    • DISCIPLE Bible (p. 1, 6)
    • All Church Gathering (p. 5)
    • Stockholder's Lunch, Sept. 24 (p. 7)
    • Consecrating Our Musical Gifts to God (p. 7)
    • Wednesday Meals (p. 8)
    • Super Adults on the Go (p. 3, 4, 9)

Newsletter August 18, 2017

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    • Pastor's Message: If God Exists (p. 1, 4)
    • New Members: Harvey Kyle Gannon and Ford Hardy Gannon (p. 3)
    • Justice Initiative: Justice or Forgiveness? (p. 2)
    • Education Sunday, August 20 (p. 3)
    • Godly Play training (p. 8)
    • DISCIPLE Bible (p. 1, 4-5)
    • Save the Date - All Church Gathering (p. 7)
    • Stockholder's Lunch, Sept. 24 (p. 4)
    • A Changing interest in spirituality (p. 4)
    • Wednesday Meals (p. 6)
    • Grandpa didn't have a will (p. 6)

Newsletter August 4, 2017

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    • Pastor's Message: Tough Questions (p. 1, 3)
    • New Members: Lorena Escobar, Diane Halim, Stacy Halim, Abby Halim, Alex Deras, and Logan Deras (p. 4)
    • Congo Initiative: Reconciliation for Peace (p. 2)
    • State of the Finances Report (p. 3)
    • Godly Play Training (p. 5, 6)
    • Summer in the Story (p. 3)
    • Listening: Basic to Relationship (p. 3)
    • Wednesday Meals (p. 4)
    • August Mission: Fairfield Children's Home (p. 5)

Newsletter July 21, 2017

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    • Pastor's Message: End of Summer Sermon Series (p. 1, 4)
    • New Member: Brittany Harwell (p. 4)
    • Congo Initiative: Answering God's Call (p. 2)
    • Youth Mission Trip: Texas Volunteers Serve Community (p. 3)
    • Summer in the Story (p. 3)
    • Symphony of God's Love (p. 5)
    • Wednesday Meals (p. 5)
    • Honorarium and Memorial Gifts (p. 5)

Newsletter July 7, 2017

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    • Pastor's Message: Being Christ to the World (p. 1, 5)
    • New Members: Katie Myers and Nan Shelden (p. 2)
    • New Staff: Suzanna Frey (p. 2)
    • Questions of Faith? Summer Sermon Series by Rev. Jim McClain
    • Mobile clinic here July 18
    • Summer in the Story (p. 3)
    • Spotlight on Super Adults: Jo Myler
    • July Mission: School Supplies (p. 4)
    • Movie Night (p. 5)
    • LHUMC Endowment Program: Catch the Timeless Vision! (p. 5)
    • Wednesday Meals (p. 4)
    • Honorarium and Memorial Gifts (p. 5)

Newsletter June 16, 2017

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    • Pastor's Message: God's Time (p. 1, 5)
    • OK, God, I get it. You want me to go to the Congo (p. 2)
    • Stephen Ministry: Distinctively Christian Caring (p. 3)
    • Family Moving Night (p. 5)
    • Thanks! We couldn't do all that we do without you! (p. 3)
    • "Stuff" needed for VBS (p. 3)
    • Mobile Clinic for kids (p. 5)
    • Gift to UMW Mary Blackford Scholarship Fund (p. 5)
    • Wednesday Supper Menus (p. 4)
    • Special Sunday: Peace with Justice Sunday, June 11 (p. 5)

Newsletter June 2, 2017

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    • Pastor's Message: Confirmation (p. 1)
    • Project Transformation begins June 6 (p. 2)
    • The LAP of Stephen Ministry (p. 3)
    • Inviting our Muslim friends for Iftar with us on June 1 (p. 3)
    • Vacation Bible School (p. 3, 5)
    • June Mission: Christian Assistance Ministry (p. 2)
    • Our Hymns: A Family Tree (p. 4)
    • Wednesday Meals (p. 4)
    • Special Sunday: Peace with Justice Sunday, June 11 (p. 5)
    • Youth to New Mexico, June 11-17 (p. 5)
    • Honoraria and Memorial Gifts (p. 5)

Newsletter May 19, 2017

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    • Pastor's Message: A Season of Change (p. 1, 3)
    • Celebrating Our Graduates (p. 1)
    • Spotlight on Super Adults: Molly Walden (p. 2)
    • Project Transformation (p. 2, 4)
    • Vacation Bible School (p. 3, 5)
    • Stephen Minister Training: Confidentiality (p. 3)
    • LHUMC ramp team in motion (p. 3)
    • Wednesday Meals & Summer Meal Hosts (p. 4)
    • "Stock" up for Youth Mission Trip (p. 5)
    • Diabetics: Take Control (p. 5)
    • Memorial Gifts (p. 5)

Newsletter May 5, 2017

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    • Pastor's Message: Summer is around the Corner (p. 1)
    • Baptism (p. 2)
    • Project Transformation Rio Texas registration opens May 15 (p. 2)
    • Flashback to the DRC (with Sue Hall); (p. 2)
    • Want to be your child's hero? (p. 2)
    • Super Adults: Doers of the Word, Part5 of 5 (p. 5)
    • Super Adults: Goin' Places in Texas (p. 4)
    • Hundreds helped by the power of one woman: Mary Blackford (p. 7)
    • Stephen Minister Training: The Art of Listening (p. 3)
    • May Mission: Operation Comfort (p. 3)
    • BiblioTech free event, May 9 (p. 2)
    • Who needs a will? (p. 3)
    • Living with diabetes? (p. 4)
    • Vacation Bible School is for Everyone! (p. 4)
    • Church Calendar (p. 6)
    • Front burner plans? Wednesday meal hosts needed (p. 7)
    • Gifts to the Church (p. 7)
    • Gifts to Mary Blackford Scholarship Fund (p. 7)

Newsletter April 21, 2017

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    • Pastor's Message: The Meaning and Purpose of the Church Today (p. 1)
    • New Member: Liz Kromrei (p. 2)
    • Exploring the Relationship between Religion and Culture (p. 2)
    • Bus Drivers Needed (p. 2)
    • Feeding the Homeless (p. 2)
    • Digital Media - Check It Out (p. 2)
    • Fiesta Medals (p. 4)
    • Super Adults: Doers of the Word, Part 4 of 5 (p. 3)
    • Spotlight on Super Adults: Elise Townsend (p. 5)
    • Stephen Ministry Training: Feelings (p. 2)
    • Summer Chefs (p. 5)
    • Church Calendar (p. 4)

Newsletter April 7, 2017

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    • Pastor's Message: Holy Week (p. 1, 3)
    • Holy Week Events (p. 4)
    • Easter Services (p. 4)
    • Baptism (p. 2)
    • Easter Egg Hunt (p. 2)
    • Seder Meal (p. 3)
    • Good Friday Tre Ore Service (p. 3)
    • Super Adults: Doers of the Word, Part 3 of 5 (p. 2)
    • Spotlight on Super Adults: Karen Michaelson (p. 5)
    • Stephen Ministry Training: What to Expect (p. 2)
    • April Mission: Cookson Hills Center (p. 5)
    • We Make a Difference (p. 3)
    • Scholarship deadlines (p. 5)
    • Ministry to the Homeless (p. 6)
    • A Big Thank You (p. 6)
    • Church Calendar (p. 4)
    • Fiesta Medals (p. 7)
    • Altar Flowers (p. 7)

Newsletter March 17, 2017

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    • Pastor's Message: Side by Side (p. 1)
    • Super Adults: Doers of the Word, Part 2 (p. 2)
    • March 18 at Food Bank (p. 2)
    • Meet our Wesley Nurse (p. 2)
    • Stephen Ministry Matters: Cancer--Now What? (p. 3)
    • United Methodist Special Sunday Offering: UMCOR Sunday, March 26 (p. 3)
    • Going to College? (p. 3)
    • The life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer (p. 5)
    • Church Calendar (p. 4)
    • Order Easter Lilies Here (p. 5)

Newsletter March 3, 2017

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    • Pastor's Message: Fresh Powder (p. 1, 2)
    • Focus on Prayer during Lent: Journey into Meditative Prayer (p. 2)
    • Meet our Wesley Nurse (p. 2)
    • Super Adults: Doers of the Word, Part 1 (p. 2)
    • Stephen Ministry Training involves continuing education, too (p. 3)
    • March Mission: San Antonio Food Bank (p. 3)
    • Daylight Saving Time begins (p. 5)
    • Scholarship deadlines (p. 5)
    • Memorial Gifts (p. 4)
    • Church Calendar (p. 4)
    • Consider Giving Online (p. 5)

Newsletter February 17, 2017

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    • Pastor's Message: Lent Begins March 1 (p. 1, 3)
    • Prayer (p. 1, 3)
    • Imposition of Ashes Services (p. 5)
    • Lenten Lunches (p. 4)
    • Lenten Calendar (p. 4)
    • Church Calendar (p. 6)
    • SA Youth (p. 3)
    • Super Adult Spotlight: Richard Parrigan (p. 5)
    • Super Adults Goin' places in Texas (p. 7)
    • Stephen Minister Training (p. 2)
    • Easter Lilies Coupon (p. 7)
    • Scholarships Available (p. 7)
    • Wednesday Supper (p. 5, 6)
    • Gifts (p. 6)

Newsletter February 3, 2017

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    • Pastor's Message: Not Just for Kids (p. 1, 2)
    • Confirmation Class begins February 5 (p. 1, 2, 4)
    • Exploring the Book of Genesis (p. 2)
    • Opportunity to Learn and Grow (p. 2)
    • Thank You Notes (p. 3)
    • February Mission: Northeast Senior Assistance (NESA) - (p. 5)
    • 3 Reasons to Give Online (p. 5)
    • 2016 Missions Report (p. 5)
    • Memorial Gifts (p. 4)
    • Church Calendar (p. 4)

Newsletter January 20, 2017

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    • Pastor's Message: Common Days (p. 1)
    • New Member: Dr. Lucien Manchester (p. 2)
    • Genesis Study begins Wednesday, February 1 (p. 2)
    • LHUMC Tree Survey and Grounds Consultation (p. 2)
    • West Woodlawn Street Rehabilitation Community Meeting (p. 2)
    • Stephen Minister Training: Opportunity to Learn and Grow (p. 3)
    • Spotlight on Super Adults: Kay Carter (p. 3)
    • Thank You from SA Youth - (p. 3)
    • Honorarium Gifts (p. 4)
    • Confirmation Orientation and Lunch, January 29 (p. 4)
    • January Mission: Interfaith Welcome Coalition of San Antonio (p. 5)
    • Church Calendar (p. 4)

Newsletter January 6, 2017

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    • Happy New Year from Staff (p. 1)
    • Come, Let Us Celebrate Epiphany (p. 1)
    • 2016 in Pictures (p. 3)
    • Stephen Minister Training (p. 2)
    • Epiphany Dinner (p. 2)
    • Human Relations Sunday - (p. 2)
    • MLK Interfaith Service (p. 2)
    • Women's Retreat (p. 2)
    • End of Year Giving (p. 4)
    • Memorial Gifts (p. 4)
    • Confirmation News (p. 4)
    • When Night Falls, the Stars Come Out (p. 5)
    • Church Calendar (p. 4)

Newsletter December 16, 2016

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    • Pastor's Message: Making a List and Checking It Twice (p. 1, 2)
    • Lessons & Carols (p. 4)
    • Christmas Eve Candlelight Services (p. 2)
    • Christmas Day Worship (p. 4)
    • Epiphany (p. 2, 4)
    • New Members - (p. 3)
    • Stephen Ministry: A Life Changing Opportunity - (p. 3)
    • Church Calendar (p. 4)
    • Menus (p. 5)
    • Western National Parks in Spring (p. 5)
    • Christmas Gifts (p. 5)
    • Year-end Gifts (p. 3)

Newsletter December 2, 2016

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    • Pastor's Message: Church Conference (p. 1, 3)
    • Christmas Eve Service Times (p. 1)
    • Lessons & Carols (p. 4)
    • Endowment Committee Update (p. 2)
    • New Members - (p. 3)
    • December Mission: CASA - p. 5
    • Church Calendar (p. 4)
    • Menus (p. 4)
    • Spiritual Formation (p. 3)
    • Poinsettias coupon (p. 5)

Newsletter November 18, 2016

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    • Pastor's Message: "We Welcome" (p. 1, 4)
    • New Member: Lydia Nelson (p. 2)
    • Angel Tree Gifts (p. 2)
    • Decorating the Chrismon Tree, November 26 (p. 2)
    • Super Adults on the Go (p. 2)
    • Spotlight on Super Adults: Julie Mazel (p. 3)
    • Tidying up for Advent (p. 3)
    • Advent Calendar (p. 5)
    • Financial (p. 4, 6-7)
    • Spiritual Formation (p. 3)
    • Poinsettias Coupon (p.7)
    • Bake Sale (p. 7)

Newsletter November 4, 2016

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    • Message from Kercida McClain, Minister of Education: "Thank you and farewell from the office but not the pew" (p. 1, 2)
    • Wesley on Stewardship (p. 4)
    • Estimate of Giving Cards to be consecrated on November 6 (p. 4)
    • Advent Calendar in next issue (Nov. 18) - p. 2
    • All Saints Sunday (with listing of saints) - p. 3
    • A Note from the Finance Chair (p. 2)
    • College Care Packages (p. 2)
    • Daylight Saving Time ends November 6 (p. 2)
    • Book Club - Save the Dates (p. 5)
    • November Mission: San Antonio UM Campus Ministry (p. 7)
    • CROP Walk, November 6 (p. 5)
    • Automation helps us stay on track (p. 5)
    • UMW Elizabeth Circle Bake Sale, November 20 (p. 5)
    • Volunteers needed for ramp project (p. 7)
    • Poinsettias coupon (p. 7)
    • Art Show (p. 6)
    • Memorial Gifts (p. 6)
    • Spiritual Formation (p. 3)

Newsletter October 21, 2016

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    • Pastor's Message: "Self Reflection" (p. 1, 2)
    • Children's Sabbath,, Oct. 23 (p. 1)
    • Thanks and Farewell to Kercida McClain (p. 1)
    • Birth Announcement: Selena June Gonzales (p. 2)
    • Filling our trunks with treats for Halloween fun (p. 2)
    • Pipe organ mini-concert with Halloween favorite (p. 2)
    • What's happening in Advent? (p. 4)
    • CROP Walk, November 6 (p. 5)
    • Spotlight on Super Adults: Patsy Weeber (p. 3)
    • Art Show (p. 5)
    • Daylight Saving Time ends (p. 5)
    • Spiritual Formation (p. 3)

Newsletter October 7, 2016

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    • Pastor's Message: "Vision for Discipleship" (p. 1, 4)
    • New Members: Gekiere, Dapaah, Akers, Whittle (p. 2)
    • Birth Announcement: Birdie Ann Landers (p. 4)
    • Updates from the Weekday School Board (p. 2)
    • October Mission: San Antonio Metropolitan Missions (p. 3)
    • It's CROP Walk Time! (p. 5)
    • Opportunity for Prayer on 1st & 3rd Wednesdays (p. 3)
    • Spotlight on Super Adults: John Lile (p. 4)
    • "Grief during the Holidays" workshop, Oct. 26 (p. 5)
    • Free "Life After Loss" programs (p. 5)
    • Giving as Easy as 1-2-3 (p. 5)
    • Proposed 2017 Budget (p. 7)
    • Spiritual Formation (p. 3)

Newsletter September 23, 2016

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    • Pastor's Message: "Peace, Joy, Play" (p. 1, 2)
    • Spiritual Formation (p. 3)
    • Birth Announcement: Paul Miles Kinnison (p. 2)
    • "Grief during the Holidays" workshop, Oct. 26 (p. 5)
    • "Life after Loss" Programs (p. 5)
    • Cakes needed for National Night Out (p. 2)
    • College AGE group on the move (p. 3)
    • Flu Shots, Sept. 29 (p. 4)
    • Disaster Response Team to Louisiana, September 23-25 (p. 2)

Newsletter September 9, 2016

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    • Pastor's Message: "Counting the Cost" (p. 1, 2)
    • "Grief during the Holidays" workshop, Oct. 26 (p. 2)
    • Disaster Response Team to Louisiana, September 23-25 (p. 2)
    • Disaster Training, Sept. 19 & 20 (p. 2)
    • Parents' Night Out Schedule (p. 2)
    • Stockholders Lunch (p. 3)
    • September Mission of the Month: Missionary Willie Berman (p. 5)
    • Spiritual Formation (p. 3)

Newsletter August 26, 2016

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    • Pastor's Message: "Together, We Can Do More" (p. 1, 5)
    • Hitting the High Notes of the LHUMC Youth Choir Reunion (p. 2)
    • Just say YES! Join us in our all-church read (p. 3)
    • Young Adults come together, learn together, grow together (p. 4)
    • Stockholders Lunch (p. 4)
    • Spotlight on Super Adults: Diane Boehme (p. 3)
    • Reading Buddies key in on success (p. 5)
    • Spiritual Formation (p. 3)

Newsletter August 12, 2016

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    • Pastor's Message: "A Better Future" (p. 1, 4)
    • New Members: Eleanor Blair Rodriguez and Robert & Meaghan Rohlfs and sons George and Preston  (p. 3)
    • Education Sunday, August 21 (p. 7)
    • Two new classes begin August 21 (p. 2)
    • San Antonio loses talented local artist: Brother Cletus Behlmann (p. 2)
    • Spotlight on Super Adults: Catherine Whitley (p. 4)
    • Henry Holloway Youth Choir Reunion, August 13-14 (p. 4)
    • DISCIPLE Bible Study Survey (p. 5)
    • Youth back-to-school kick-off (p. 6)
    • Twinkle, twinkle, little star (p. 6)
    • San Antonio Methodist Ministers Alliance (SAMMA): Hate Crimes - What Can We Do? (p. 7)

Newsletter July 29, 2016

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    • Pastor's Message: "Looking Ahead" (p. 1, 3)
    • Two new Sunday School classes begin (p. 2)
    • Faith Coalition for Change (p. 4)
    • Can you lend a hand? (p. 3)
    • Project Transformation: It's time to say, "Good-bye" (p. 3)
    • Go Green with Super Adults, July 31 (p. 3)
    • Technology have you frustrated? (p. 3)
    • DISCIPLE Bible survey (p. 5
    • Henry Holloway Youth Choir Reunion, August 13-14 (p. 2)
    • August Mission: Fairfield Children's Home (p. 4)
    • Boy Scouts find worms fascinating (p. 7)

Newsletter July 8, 2016

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    • Pastor's Message: "Ramadan, Passover and Easter" (p. 1, 3)
    • New Members: Ashley & Jeff Landers (p. 2)
    • Faith Coalition for Change (p. 2)
    • A Group for Young Families to Connect (p. 2)
    • Children's Talent Show, July 21 (p. 2)
    • It's in the [Super Adult] Bag! (p. 2)
    • 20-Somethings Hang Together (p. 2)
    • Summer in the Story - Second Session to Begin! (p. 3)
    • Henry Holloway Youth Choir Reunion, August 13-14 (p. 4)
    • July Mission: School Supplies (p. 3)
    • Vacation Bible School begins July 11 (p. 2)
    • Altar Flowers Give Fragrant Beauty to Sunday Services (p. 5)

Newsletter June 24, 2016

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    • Pastor's Message: "Freedom to Choose" (p. 1, 3)
    • New Birth: Amon Alessandro Marrone (p. 3)
    • Vacation Bible School (p. 1, 2, 5, back)
    • Want to be a Reading Buddy? (p. 3)
    • Help wanted: Greeters - Ushers - Collectors (p. 5)
    • Family Fun: Vacation around the World (p. 2)
    • Family Fun: Children's Talent Show (p. 5)
    • Summer in Story Children & Youth Schedule; Adult Class (p. 3)
    • Keeping up with Super Adults (p. 4)
    • Henry Holloway Youth Choir Reunion (back)
    • S.O.S. - We need Beach gear for VBS (p. 5)

Newsletter June 10, 2016

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    • Pastor's Message: "We're Invited" (p. 1)
    • New Member: Traci Rush (p. 2)
    • Want to be a Reading Buddy? (p. 2)
    • Project Transformation 2016 interns (p. 2)
    • Summer in Story Children & Youth Schedule; Adult Class (p. 2)
    • An open invitation to join Super Adults on the Go! (p. 3)
    • Henry Holloway Youth Choir Reunion, August 13-14 (p. 4)
    • June Mission: Christian Assistance Ministry (p. 5)
    • Surf Schack VBS, July 11-15 (p. 5)
    • Stephen Ministry Matters (p. 3)

Newsletter May 27, 2016

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    • Pastor's Message: "Congratulations!!" (p. 1 & 5)
    • Helping youth on a mission (p. 2)
    • Summer in the Story starts June 5 (p. 2)
    • Project Transformation begins June 6 (p. 2)
    • Reading Buddies Training, June 8 (p. 2)
    • Urgent need for Flood Buckets (p. 3)
    • Missing a kitchen item? (p. 3)
    • Would you or your group like to prepare a meal this summer? (p. 4)
    • Wednesday Supper Menus (p. 4)
    • Open Gym begins June 6 (p. 4)
    • Henry Holloway Youth Choir Reunion (p. 5)
    • Recycle and help someone see (p. 2)
    • Stephen Ministry Matters (p. 3)
    • Memorial & Honorarium Gifts (p. 5)

Newsletter May 13, 2016

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    • Pastor's Message: "Hesed as Stewardship" (p. 1 & 3)
    • New Members: Scott Swain and Ronnie Watson (p. 2)
    • Young Families Listening Dinner (p. 2)
    • Join us Confirmation Sunday (p. 2)
    • Project Transformation is coming! (p. 2)
    • Block Party (p. 4)
    • Catch the Wave! VBS Registration is Now Open! (p. 3)
    • Would your group like to prepare the meal this summer? (p. 4)
    • Belknap Street Centennial Celebration (p. 5)
    • Stephen Ministry Matters (p. 3)
    • Memorial & Honorarium Gifts (p. 4)
    • Wednesday Supper Menus (p. 3)
    • Cooking utensils: If it's yours, come and get it (p. 5)

Newsletter April 29, 2016

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    • Pastor's Message: "Come to the Table" (p. 1 & 3)
    • Our Newest Members (p. 2)
    • Youth Stock Sales begin May 1 (p. 2)
    • VBS Registration begins May 1 (p. 2)
    • Confirmation Sunday (p. 2)
    • New E-readers coming to Church Library (p. 3)
    • Project Transformation for kids (p. 3)
    • Summer in the Story starts June 5 (p. 4)
    • May Mission: Operation Comfort (p. 5)
    • Stephen Ministry Matters (p. 3)
    • Memorial and Honorarium Gifts (p. 4 & 5)
    • Wednesday Supper Menus (p. 5)

Newsletter April 15, 2016

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    • Pastor's Message: "Mystagogia" (p. 1 & 3)
    • New Staff: Have you met Nick? (p. 2)
    • Creation Care Day (p. 2)
    • Under 35? Let's get together at Rosella's (p. 3)
    • Parents' Night Out (p. 3)
    • Block Party (p. 4)
    • Super Adults to Floresville Opry (p. 4)
    • Deadline to apply for scholarships is Friday, April 15 (p. 5)
    • Mary Blackford Scholarship Fund (p. 5)
    • Stephen Ministry Matters (p. 3)
    • Memorial & Honoraria Gifts (p. 5)
    • Wednesday Supper Menus (p. 4)
    • 2016 LHUMC Fiesta Medal (p. 5)

Newsletter March 25, 2016

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    • Pastor's Message: "Service and Submission" (p. 1 & 2)
    • Pastor's Easter Message: "Come, Celebrate!" (p. 1 & 3)
    • New Members (p. 2)
    • Births (p. 2)
    • Under 35? Let's get together (p. 3)
    • Easter Brunch volunteers (p. 3)
    • Easter Sunday Schedule (p. 3)
    • April Mission: Cookson Hills Center (p. 4)
    • Parents' Night Out Schedule (p. 5)
    • Project Transformation Summer Day Camp (p. 4)
    • Scholarship Deadline, April 15 (p. 7)
    • Stephen Ministry Matters (p. 5)
    • Easter offering helps budget (p. 6)
    • Memorials & Honorarium Gifts (p. 7)
    • Fiesta Medals on sale April 3 (p. 7)
    • Holy Week Events (Back)

Newsletter March 11, 2016

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    • Pastor's Message: "Fasting and Worship" (p. 1 & 5)
    • New Staff: Receptionist and SA Youth Site Coordinator (p. 4)
    • Holy Week Events (p. 2-6)
    • Blood Drive, March 13 (p. 7)
    • Block Party (p. 6)
    • Soup Lunches in Lent (p. 3)
    • "Accidental" missionaries among us (p. 3)
    • Farmer's Markets (p. 7)
    • Easter Egg Hunt (p. 3)
    • Super Adults Maundy Thursday Lenten Pilgrimage (p. 4)
    • Stephen Ministry Matters (p. 5)
    • Seder meal, a family celebration (p. 5)
    • Memorial Gifts (p. 6)
    • Wednesday Supper Menus online (p. 4)
    • Need cash for college? (p. 5)
    • 2016 LHUMC Fiesta Medal (p. 7)

Newsletter February 26, 2016

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Pastor's Message: "Prayer and Meditation" (p. 1 & 3)
March Mission: San Antonio Food Bank (3)
Columbarium update (p. 2)
United Methodist Women Lenten Lunches (p. 2)
Boiler has gone kaput (p. 4)
Church Calendar (p. 4)
Memorial Gifts (p. 5)
Mentors needed (p. 5)
One Great Hour of Sharing (p. 5)

Newsletter February 12, 2016

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    • Pastor's Message: "A Lenten Journey" (p. 1)
    • A Note about the Boiler/HVAC (p. 2)
    • February's Mission: Border Ministries (p. 2)
    • Stefan Grasse Guitar Concert (p. 2)
    • Soup Tuesdays in Lent (p. 2)
    • Farmer's Market at LHUMC (p. 3)
    • A Closer look at the 2016 Budget (p. 3)
    • Stephen Ministry Matters (p. 3)
    • How do you #pictureLent? (p. 4)
    • Memorial Gifts (p. 4)
    • Wednesday Supper Menus online (p. 4)
    • Blood Drive, February 28 (p. 5)
    • 2016 Budget (p. 5)

Newsletter January 29, 2016

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    • Pastor's Message: "Intentional Discipleship" (p. 1, 2)
    • In the Mailbag: from Beacon Hill Elementary (p. 2)
    • Youth going skydiving (p. 3)
    • Ash Wednesday Services (p. 3, 4)
    • Stephen Ministry Matters (p. 3)
    • Super Adults to New York (p. 2)
    • 2016 Budget (p. 5)
    • Memorial Gifts (p. 4)
    • Blood Drive (p. 5)
    • Lenten Lunches hosted by United Methodist Women (back cover)

Newsletter January 15, 2016

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    • Pastor's Message: "Happy New Year from Our Staff" (p. 1)
    • New Member (p. 2)
    • January Mission: Interfaith Welcome Coalition of San Antonio (p. 2)
    • Library Book Club: Fates and Furies, January 20 (p. 2)
    • Short-Term DISCIPLE Class on John (p. 3)
    • Farmer's Market at LHUMC (p. 3)
    • Ash Wednesday Services (p. 3)
    • Stephen Ministry Matters (p. 3)
    • Parents' Night Out Schedule (p. 3)
    • Honoraria and Memorial Gifts (p. 4)
    • 2015 Missions Report (p. 5)
    • Blood Drive coming in February (5)
    • Super Adults: Maundy Thursday Lenten Pilgrimage

Newsletter December 18, 2015

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    • Pastor's Message: "A New Season" (p. 1, 3)
    • Festival of Lessons & Carols (p. 1)
    • Christmas Eve (p. 1, 3)
    • Godly Play (p. 4, 5)
    • Stephen Ministry Matters (p. 5)
    • Super Adults (p. 3, 4)
    • December Mission of the Month: Meeting the needs of children (p. 2)
    • January Mission of the Month: Interfaith Welcome Coalition (p. 7)
    • Stewardship (p. 2, 5, 7)
    • Women's Retreat (p. 2)

Newsletter December 4, 2015

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    • Pastor's Message: "Good Connections" (p. 1)
    • New Members (p. 2)
    • New Staff (p. 2)
    • Family Advent Festival (p. 2)
    • Festival of Lessons & Carols (p. 3)
    • Godly Play (p. 3, 4)
    • Stephen Ministry Matters: The Call to Stephen Ministry (p. 3)
    • December Mission of the Month: Meeting the needs of children (p. 5)
    • Women's Retreat (p. 5)
    • Christmas Eve Worship (p. 5)

Newsletter November 13, 2015

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  • Pastor's Message: "Making Room" (p. 1)
  • Advent Calendar (p. 5)
  • Family Advent Festival (p. 7)
  • November Mission: United Methodist Campus Ministry (p. 2)
  • United Methodist Student Day offering (p. 7)
  • UMW Elizabeth Circle Bake Sale (p. 2)
  • Chrismon Tree decorating (p. 7)
  • Sanctuary clean-up (. 2)
  • Poinsettias coupon (p. 7)

Newsletter October 30, 2015

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    • All Saints Sunday, November 1 (p. 1)
    • Advent Calendar Messenger deadlines (p. 1)
    • Art Show (p. 1, 2)
    • Time & Talent Survey (p. 2)
    • Super Adults are On the Go (p. 2)
    • We're showing off with church tours (p. 2)
    • Godly Play (p. 3)
    • Stephen Ministry Matters: Praise, Prayers - and Fireworks? (p. 3)
    • Daylight Saving Time ends (p. 3)
    • New Members Ice Cream Social (p. 4)
    • United Methodism 101 (p. 5)
    • Thanksgiving Holidays (p. 5)

Newsletter October 16, 2015

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  • Laity Sunday, October 18 (p. 1)
  • Youth-led worship, October 25 (p. 1)
  • All Saints Sunday, November 1 (p. 1
  • Daylight Saving Time ends (p. 3)
  • New Staff: Tracy Dominquez (p. 2)
  • Stewardship Series with Judy Davis and Angela Love (p. 2)
  • "Grief and the Holidays" Workshop, October 28 (p. 2)
  • Art Show (p. 2)
  • God's Healing Gift of Laughter (p. 3)

Newsletter October 2, 2015

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  • World Communion, October 4 (p. 1, 5)
  • Gina Campbell, Saturday, October 3 (p. 1)
  • Wesley Nurse: Mental Health Awareness (p. 2)
  • New Member: Glynis Hall (p. 2)
  • Ushers and Greeters needed (p. 2)
  • National Night Out (p. 2)
  • Stephen Ministry Matters with Leana Turbeville (p. 3)
  • Children's Sabbath, October 11 (p. 3)
  • October Mission: Basic Essentials for Africa University Students (p. 5)
  • Mary Blackford Scholarship Fund (p. 5)

Newsletter September 18, 2015

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  • Mexico Missions with Willie Berman (p. 1)
  • Choirs to be dedicated to the glory of God (p. 1)
  • Keynote Address by Rev. Canon Gina Campbell (p. 2)
  • Stockholders Dinner (p. 2)
  • "Grief and the Holidays" Workshop (p. 2)
  • National Night Out (p. 2)
  • Godly Play: "The Three Parts of Every Human" (p. 3)
  • DISCIPLE Bible study (p. 4)
  • Family and Youth back-to-school kick-off (p. 5)
  • Flu Shots (p. 5)

Newsletter September 4, 2015

  • Pastor's Column: "Sustainable Systems" (about Rev. Doug Hester), p. 1
  • Old-fashioned Worship (with Rev. Jim Crews and Rev. Bert Clayton), p. 1, 3
  • Super Adults Volunteer Brunch (p. 2)
  • Stockholders Dinner (p. 2)
  • Stewardship Series (p. 3)
  • Godly Play: Graceful Nurture (p. 4)
  • Mission of the Month: MIssionary Willie Berman (p. 5)
  • Popcorn Mondays (p. 6)
  • Middle School Youth (p. 7)
  • Under 40? (p. 7)
  • National Night Out (p. 7)

Newsletter August 21, 2015

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  • Celebrating 40 Years (Super Adults), p. 1
  • Project Transformation Results are Positive (p. 2)
  • All church read/study, August 23 (p. 3)
  • Education Sunday (p. 3)
  • Super Adults Volunteer Brunch (p. 4)

Newsletter August 7, 2015

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  • Pastor's Message: "'Til We Meet Again" (p. 1, 3)
  • Brueggemann speaks on Extraction and an Economy of Restoration (1, 2)
  • Columbarium expansion project (3)
  • Interfaith Welcome Coalition needs your help (p. 2)
  • Immigration Meeting (p. 2)
  • A Season of Renewal - complete schedule (p. 4)
  • DISCIPLE Bible Study Survey (p. 5)
  • August Mission: Fairfield Children's Home (p. 7)
  • Lost Pines trip, Aug. 13 (p. 7)