Good afternoon. This is Pastor Heitshusen of St. Mark Lutheran with two important announcements.

This last week the Lord called to Himself two people associated with St. Mark: (1)Jack Cole, husband of St. Mark member, Marianne Cole; and (2)Leonard Groeschel, father of St. Mark member and school nurse, Debbie Herbrich.

Visitation with the Cole family will be tonight, September 1, from 6:00-8:00pm at Beresford Funeral Home on Alief-Clodine. A graveside service for Jack will take place tomorrow, September 2, at 2:00pm at Forest Park Cemetery on Westheimer.

Visitation for Leonard Groeschel will take place Thursday, September 3, from 6:00-8:00pm at Heights Funeral Home. His funeral will take place on Friday, September 4, at 10:30am at Immanuel Lutheran Church in the Heights.

Please keep the Cole and Groeschel families in your prayers during this difficult time.

For God’s glory, Christ Jesus’ praise, and your edification.
St. Mark Lutheran Church & School, Houston, TX

Author: Scott Heitshusen

Lutheran (LC-MS) pastor in Sealy, Texas. Amazing wife, Jennifer, since 1991. Two sons, Daniel (b.1999) and Ben (b.2001). Ben has Down syndrome. Wonderful daughter-in-law, Rachel, since 2020. Jesus. Family. Others. Passionate about abolishing sex trafficking.

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