Bach Society Houston opens with a festive Vespers in thanksgiving for coming together again after months of separation! Our Bach Choir and players will present Cantata 17 “Wer Dank opfert, der preiset mich.” Vespers begins on October 17 at 5:00 p.m., and is followed by OKTOBERFEST, with food, beer and wine,
PLUS!, Houston’s newest brass band, Magnolia City Band, directed by Bob Walp, providing musical joy outdoors!
Join us for our annual Blessing of the Animals in the church courtyard. Humans are asked to wear masks. Pets and humans will observe social distancing.
Bulletin for the Blessing
Unable to attend? Join us on Facebook Live for the blessing!
Sunday, August 1, 10:00 a.m.
What do painted sticks and seashell necklaces have in common? They’re examples of nature art! All ages are invited to join Irmi Willcockson, Master Naturalist, to learn a little about nature as we make art using sticks, seashells, and other materials.
Microbes in God’s World
Sunday, August 15, 10:00 a.m.
The Coronavirus has microbes on everyone’s mind. But, bacteria, Fungi, Viruses – They are EVERYWHERE and have always been everywhere. Everyone gets colds and other infections, but did you know that most microorganisms are harmless? If fact, many of them actually help us stay healthy and enrich our environment. Come and learn about the “Good Guys” of Microbiology with Professor Terri Koehler!
Thursday at 7:00 p.m., online
Join us the the last book review of the summer on Thursday evening on Zoom at 7:00 p.m. Click here to join on Zoom
The Anchoress: A Novel by Robyn Cadwallader.
Maureen Sahualla discusses this imagined life of an anchoress in 13th century England. An anchoress was a church position for a young woman who lived in a small room attached to a church, praying unceasing, never leaving her room. Written by a scholar of Medieval history, the story is a psychological profile of a young woman who struggles in her role.