St. Peter Lutheran Church
2929 F.M 972 (at F.M. 1105)
Walburg, Texas 78626
Office: (512) 863-
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Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ
Sep. 24, 2017
St. Peter Lutheran Church at Walburg, Texas
A New Way to Start a Church
Fourteen months ago, God planted a seed in the heart of Chuck Knudson to go and live on mission in San Antonio. Today, after months of prayer, study, planning, and practicing, Chuck and his wife Azeneth are very close to fully living into this calling. One important question that every church planter has to answer is, “How are we going to engage our new neighbors? What will be our strategy to meet and connect people to a life-
In their first few months of practicing evangelism in their current community of New Braunfels, the Knudsons discovered that while it is difficult for someone to accept an invitation to church, it is easy to accept an invitation into your home or a restaurant. And with this, God began to reveal to the Knudsons a unique approach to starting a church: coffee – more specifically, a local coffee shop featuring fresh-
Chuck and Azeneth began envisioning a community coffee shop as a place to meet and engage new people in a casual and non-
To help the Knudsons take the next step towards the coffee shop ministry that God has placed on their hearts, we are seeking to raise an initial $15,000 to cover the costs of starting the church-
It is important to note that HeBrews 10:24 has a volunteer board that is working with Chuck and Azeneth as they launch this new ministry and they have also agreed to be accountable to the LCMC Texas District and weekly receive coaching from me. Even though this church planting strategy may sound unusual, you can rest assured that it is indeed a worthy investment in the Kingdom of God.
Would you please consider giving a generous contribution towards the HeBrews 10:24 vision for mission in San Antonio? All contributions are 100% tax deductible. You can make online contributions through our website at www.lcmctexas.org/give/. You can also send a check by mail to LCMC Texas District, 821 County Road 148, Georgetown, TX 78626. Please notate that the contribution is for San Antonio Mission. Thank you for your generous support and please pray for the Knudsons and for HeBrews 10:24!
Pastor Bryce Formwalt is the Director of Mission Growth for the LCMC Texas District. Residing in Georgetown, Pastor Bryce is available to coach congregations on mission. Feel free to contact him with any questions or comments: 512-
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