Category: St. Mark – Houston

  • CityServe // MOST Ministry (ARCHIVE)

    CityServe // MOST Ministry (ARCHIVE)

    Some archive information for the St. Mark CityServe/M.O.S.T. (“Missions, Outreach, and Service Teams”) Ministry. SOME CITYSERVE POSTS

  • (07) FAST Team

    Fight to Abolish Sex Trafficking Be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over […]

  • “THE PLAN”

    St. Mark Lutheran – Houston M.O.S.T. MINISTRY MISSIONS, OUTREACH, AND SERVICE TEAM GREETINGS! Here you will find a simple, but hopefully helpful, page with information regarding the M.O.S.T. Ministry at St. Mark. I am putting this here as the current church website is being transferred to a new page/service in the coming months. “The PLAN” FORWARD […]

  • (02) GIFT Team

    Gauging Individuals For Tasks Be doers of the word and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. James 1:22 Evaluating the gifts and desires of those at St. Mark. Team Purpose This team will perform a much-needed review and assessment of the abilities of our staff and members so that we know where we are gifted and, as a result, […]

  • (05) CURB Team

    Connecting the Unchurched through Relationship Building I tell you the truth, when you did it to one of the least of these My brothers and sisters, you were doing it to Me! Matthew 25:40 Building better, positive, caring relationships with people, as Jesus has done with and for us. Team Purpose This team’s task is […]

  • (01) MOST Team

    “HOME TEAM” Among you it will be different. Whoever wants to be a leader among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first among you must become your slave. For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve others and to give His life as a ransom […]

  • (08) DATA Team

    Data Acquisition and Tactical Assessment Learn to do good; seek justice, correct oppression; bring justice to the fatherless, plead the widow’s cause. Isaiah 1:17 Finding the best way to keep track of, analyze, and use data M.O.S.T. generates. Team Purpose This team will work with the other teams to make sure all data accumulated is […]

  • (09) LIFT Team

    Lovingly Interceding For the Team Thus says the LORD: “Do justice and righteousness, and deliver from the hand of the oppressor him who has been robbed. And do no wrong or violence to the resident alien, the fatherless, and the widow, nor shed innocent blood in this place.” Jeremiah 22:3 Praying for the ministry, teams, […]

  • (10) MISC

    M.O.S.T. Items, Sans Category Covering items which don’t fit in another category. Team Purpose This team will be more of an “ad hoc” team as directed by the home M.O.S.T. team for items not fitting neatly into any other team or category.


    The GOALS of the MOST Ministry at St. Mark

  • (04) BODY Team

    Bonding Organized Disciples for YOU More blessed are all who hear the word of God and put it into practice. Luke 11:28 Connecting and fostering partnerships with other community churches. Team Purpose This team is similar to the C.A.N. team, but will focus its efforts on and with other Christian congregations and organizations in the […]

  • (03) CAN Team

    Community Assessment of Needs “Pure and genuine religion in the sight of God the Father means caring for orphans and widows in their distress and refusing to let the world corrupt you. James 1:27 Evaluating the needs of the community so we can best meet those needs. Team Purpose This team will work together to […]

  • (06) BOLD Team

    Building Outside our Local Domain And I heard the voice of the LORD saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for US?” Then I said, “Here I am! Send me.” Isaiah 6:8 Evaluating and working toward a short-term (inter)national mission trip. Team Purpose This team will look into opportunities for serving and sharing […]

  • Call to LifeBridge – Sealy

    Call to LifeBridge – Sealy

    As many of you have probably heard by now, God’s people at LifeBridge Community Lutheran Church in Sealy, Texas, have issued a Divine Call to me to serve as their pastor. They did this last Sunday, August 5.

    Of course, I also continue to have my Divine Call to serve God’s people at St. Mark Lutheran Church & School in Houston, Texas.

    These are both exciting ministries with wonderful people and Jen and I openly solicit your prayers, your thoughts and anything the Lord may be leading you to share with me.

    Many thanks and blessings!



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