Hurricane Harvey Update

We are monitoring the severe weather threat to the Houston area and we will update you here on future services and activities as the weather event progresses.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6: We have many important updates today.  Many were shared in our Wednesday night service, but some were not.  Please read carefully to find the things that affect you and your family.

SUNDAYS

Due to the damage sustained in The Hall, the contemporary service must relocate for a while. Our temporary new worship service schedule, beginning this Sunday (September 10) is:

9:30 – Worship in the Worship Center with John Morgan, Bill Cole and the Sagemont Choir & Orchestra

11:15 – Contemporary Worship in the Worship Center with Wade Owens, Josh Sebren and Contemporary Band

11:15 – Sagemont en Español in the HRA with Roy Guel, Daneysa Berdejo and the Sagemont en Español Band

8:00, 9:30, 11:15 – iCONNECT Bible Study Classes as regularly scheduled. (Back to the Future class moves to WC1127.)

Also because of the damage in The Hall and adjoining classrooms, the Student Ministry must be temporarily relocated. New Student Ministry locations and times for Sundays are:

9:30 – High School students meet in the Great Room

11:15 – Junior High students meet in the Great Room

11:15 – Sagemont U meets in Room WC1315

NOTE: This Sunday ONLY (September 10), ALL STUDENTS will meet in the HRA at 9:30 am.

WEDNESDAYS

Wednesday evening dinner is cancelled until further notice

6:00 – 6:50 – Junior High meets in the Great Room

7:00 – 7:50 – High School meets in the Great Room

WEEKDAYS

Sagemont Church is now hosting the Lutheran South Academy while their buildings are repaired from hurricane damage. We are excited for this partnership and are looking forward to helping our neighbors. Because of the space needed to help the school, and because we want our members to be free to help their own neighbors in recovery, a number of regular Sagemont events and/or classes are cancelled. The following are cancelled for the fall:

Sundays

Before You Say “I Do”

Mondays

ASL Classes

Prayer with the Pastor

Sew Fine

Tuesdays

Financial Peace University

Men’s Ministry AM & PM Bible Studies

Parenting Through the Middle Years PM

Precept AM & PM Bible Studies

Women’s Ministry AM & PM Bible Studies

Wednesdays

ASL Classes

Thursdays

Women’s Ministry AM & PM Bible Studies

Women’s Ministry PM Prayer Meeting

Saturdays

ASL Classes

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5:  All Sagemont members are encourage to attend the Wednesday night service on Wednesday, September 6 at 6:00 pm in the Worship Center.  The church will be updated on some very important changes and steps as we move forward in hurricane recovery.

As of today, the Food Pantry operation in the Sagemont Annex is closed.  Our church is transitioning from a local food pantry to an area distribution center.  Opportunities to volunteer and donate will be communicated at a later date.

Wednesday night dinners in The Hall are cancelled until further notice due to the flood damage in The Hall.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4:  Some regular activities will resume this week.  Sagemont Centre for the Arts lessons will begin on Tuesday, September 5, and Sagemont Playschool will begin as scheduled on Thursday, September 7.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3:  We will gather the church together at 9:30 am in the Worship Center for a time of prayer, worship, and information.  Those who normally attend the Sagemont Contemporary services and the Sagemont en Español service will join the service in the Worship Center this week as our church family meets together.  Make plans to join your church family for this important service.  Child care will be provided for children ages birth through 3 years. There will be no iCONNECT Bible Study classes this week.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 29:  The church offices and campus will remain closed for the remainder of the week.  All activities are cancelled through Saturday, September 2, including Wednesday night service and activities.  We will tentatively plan to have services on Sunday, September 3.  Please continue to provide living proof of a loving God by aiding your neighbors and church family as you safely can.

MONDAY, AUGUST 28: The church offices and campus are closed as we monitor the weather and wait for waters surrounding the church to recede.  We will continue to post updates for the remainder of the week here.  All activities for Monday are cancelled.

SATURDAY & SUNDAY, AUGUST 26-27:   In light of the latest information regarding Hurricane Harvey, ALL services and activities this Sunday, August 27, are cancelled.  The church campus is also closed on Saturday, August 26.  Please stay safe and trust in the Lord, our refuge in the midst of the storm.  For further weather-related updates as the situation in the Houston area develops, check our Facebook page and Instagram.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 25:  The church offices and campus are closed as our staff prepares for the storm with their families.

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