St. Peter Lutheran Church
2929 F.M 972 (at F.M. 1105)
Walburg, Texas 78626
Office: (512) 863-
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St. Peter Lutheran Church at Walburg, Texas
Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ
Nov. 26, 2018
The Ladies Aid meets the first Tuesday of each month at the education building from 11:00 P.M. to 12:00 noon. We encourage all ladies to attend and assist with our mission to the church and community.
The Golden Oldies will meet at noon on the first Tuesday of each month for a potluck lunch and games. Please bring your favorite dish and/or dessert. Invite a friend and join us for the fun, food and fellowship.
News & Event Details from Around the Congregation
The Worship committee met on Tuesday, November 13th to finalize plans for the fall season and CHRISTmas. Special service plans:
** We will be decorating the church for CHRISTmas and we need your help! The date will be Saturday, December 8. A meal will be provided for volunteers after decorating.
** Christmas Cantata Service will be Sunday, December 9th during our regular worship service at 10:15 AM.
** Christmas Eve Program (directed by DeWayne / Doc M) will be at 6:30 PM on December 24.
** Christmas Day services will be at 10:15 AM on December 25.
** We need volunteers to help take down the Christmas decorations on Sunday, December 30 after worship.
As we enter into the flu season, we ask that you refrain from shaking hands and of the sharing of the peace. Please feel free to visit with one another after worship. If you are new or visiting please sign the visitor book as well as signing an attendance card and place it in the offering plate.
Our next meeting will be Tuesday, January 8th at 5:15 PM. If you wish to help make plans for the worship services please plan to attend.
1. Our next meeting will be on January 1 at 10:15 a.m.
2. We need a volunteer to drive Evelynn, Gladys & Georgia to church on December 9. Call Elaine to volunteer.
3. Following the Christmas Cantata on December 9th, we will host a baked potato bar in the fellowship hall. Potatoes will be provided. We are asking the congregation to bring a salad or dessert. Guests are encouraged to join us!
4. Tuesday, December 25th, if you find yourself with family going to different commitments the fellowship hall will have open doors for a Christmas meal for the Walburg community. Lunch will start at 12:00 noon, ham will be provided. All we ask is for you to bring a side dish or dessert. After lunch dominos may appear for time of fellowship and fun. Please help us spread the word to neighbors and friends. Any questions please call Elaine.
5. On Tuesday, January 1, 2019, New Year's Day, we will be celebrating the New Year with and open invitation to the Walburg community during Golden Oldies. Pulled pork will be provided for lunch. The meal will start at 12:00 noon. Please bring a side dish or dessert. Dominos will appear after the meal for fellowship and fun. If you have any questions please call Elaine.
St. Peter joyfully added 10 new members into the congregation on Sunday, 11/25/2018. The group included some long-
Please take time to welcome and get to know these new members.
Church Christmas Decorating -
We will be decorating the church for CHRISTmas and we need your help! The date will be Saturday, December 8th starting at 9:00AM and we have scheduled to take down the decoration on Sunday, Dec 30th after the worship service. A meal will be provided for all volunteers following the decorating. So come one and all to help prepare the church for the season.
St. Peter Church Council Summary -
Pastor's Report: The New Members Classes have finished. We will be welcoming 10 New Members at the November 25th Worship service.
Treasurer's Report: Total income for October was $12,206.40 compared to $9,631.78 in October 2017. Total expenses for the month were $15,106.47 with a negative net income for October of ($2,900.07) compared to a negative ($4,396.97) for October 2017. Net YTD negative income for October was ($6,000.52) compared to ($559.94) in October 2017. Benevolences paid in October included $312.52 to LCMC; $468.78 to Doctors Without Borders; $100.00 to LCMC Texas District. The full report can be found in the Narthex.
Fellowship and Outreach: There will be a community wide Thanksgiving Day Lunch on 11.22.18. The turkey will be furnished, bring a side dish; baked potato bar following the Choir Cantata on 12.09.18; community wide Christmas Day lunch on 12.25.18; combination New Year's Day and Golden Oldies on 01.01.19.
Old Business: Continued follow-
New Business: The Council voted to approve the following: to accept the recommended housing allowance with the possibility of revisiting the amount at the next meeting; to accept recommended amounts for employee Christmas bonuses; accepted electrician bid to install the center sanctuary light.
Next Council Meeting: December 11, 2018 @ 7 p.m.
Many people pay their bills on-
Christmas Cantata Service & Potluck Meal -
The Christmas Cantata will be held on December 9 during our regular 10:15 a.m. worship service. This is always an inspiring service. Come and bring a friend.
Following the Cantata, St. Peter will host a Baked Potato Bar in the Fellowship Hall. Potatoes and fixings will be provided. We invite the congregation to bring a salad or dessert. Guests are encouraged to join us for lunch!
Chili Supper Thank You:
I want to send out a huge thank you to the Lord and everyone who served on the chili supper committee, and to all the people who worked their hearts out at the chili supper on October 27. We served 330 meals and I have been able to sell some of the left over stew and chili since. This event could not have been accomplished without all your support.
Very grateful Elaine S, chili supper committee
Christmas Eve Pageant, December 24 at 6:30 p.m.
Plans are underway for the Christmas Eve Pageant. Doc Mirtsching will direct the pageant and is looking for volunteers. Do you have a desire to perform? How about providing some artistic help with props or costumes? We will also need help with set-
Please contact Doc to volunteer.
Christmas Day Worship Service + Christmas Day Community Lunch
Please join us for Christmas Day Worship Services on Tuesday, December 25 at 10:15 a.m.
If you find yourself with family going to different commitments the fellowship hall will have open doors for a Christmas meal for the Walburg community. Lunch will start at 12:00 noon, ham will be provided, all we ask is you bring a side dish or dessert. After lunch dominos may appear for time of fellowship and fun. Please help us spread the word to your neighbors and friends.