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
July 30, 2018
St. Peter Lutheran Church at Walburg, Texas
LADIES AID -
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.
GOLDEN OLDIES – Tuesday, August 7 at Noon
The Golden Oldies will meet on Tuesday, August 7 at noon for a potluck, lunch and games. We will be celebrating Independence Day. Hot dogs will be provided. Please bring your favorite side dish or dessert. Invite a friend and join us in the fun, food and fellowship.
News & Event Details from Around the Congregation
Women’s Bible Study: Join the Women’s Bible study at noon on Thursdays. Bring a Bible and a friend. (We will have extras of both, if you forget.)
Pastor Philip’s Bible Study : Join Pastor Philip on Thursday evenings at 6:00 pm. We will study the Gospel of John. All are welcome to join this study.
WORSHIP COMMITTEE Meets Tuesday, August 14 at 5 p.m.
Special thanks go out to Pastor Dean Hamilton for conducting our Worship Service on Sunday, July 29, during Pastor Philip’s vacation.
Our next meeting will be Tuesday, August 14th at 5 PM, if you would like to join our committee or have input to the songs during Worship Services, please come to the meeting.
Many people pay their bills on-
St. Peter Constitution and Bylaws
At the 10/15/2017 Annual Congregation Meeting, members of St. Peter Lutheran approved changes to the Bylaws and on first vote, approved changes to the Constitution. The Constitution changes require a 2nd approval (with no changes) during our October 2018 Annual Meeting. Until then, we will continue to use the 2013 Constitution, but we have 2017 updates to the Bylaws. The updated document is available on the St. Peter website or from the church office.
July 10, 2018 Summary Council Report
Becky Schwede, Church Mutual Account Manager presented an insurance review of St. Peters current insurance coverage. For the Council consideration, suggestions were made to reduce our premium by increasing our deductible and discontinuing full glass coverage for a savings of $471.00 annually.
Pastor’s Report: Pastor stated that his June report covered all current activities with a reminder that VBS would start Monday July 16th and that he and Amy will be on vacation beginning July 24th – 31st.
Treasurer’s Report: Howard reported that total income for June was $10,241.19 with expenses of $10,547.42 leaving a negative net income of ($306.23). Net income through June totaled $5,917.75 compared to $448.69 in June 2017. Benevolence paid in June include $610.32 to Lutheran World Relief and $406.88 to the LCMC. Full report can be found in the Narthex.
* Stewardship and Finance: Budget process will begin soon.
* Fellowship and Outreach: Gary reported that there will be a Pot Luck August 19, 2018 with a Chili Supper Committee meeting to follow; another community Pot Luck is scheduled for September 9, 2018 to celebrate Grandparents Day.
Old Business: The Digital sign, Church underpinning and lighting are still being considered. Georgetown Lighting will be contacted in order for them to review and give us ideas about increasing the lighting in the Sanctuary; a review of the By-
New Business: The E-
Next Council Meeting August 14, 2018 @ 7 p.m.
Fellowship Planning -
The Fellowship Team will meet Tuesday, August 7 at 10:15 a.m. The August Fellowship event will be a pot-
Community Farmer’s Market at St. Peter
The heat has been brutal on the local gardens, so St. Peter will host the final 2018 summer community Farmer’s Market on Wednesday evening, August 1 from 5-
But do not despair! We will be back once the Fall gardens commence production and should see pecans added to the mix.Dates will be announced as crops become available. Hope to see everybody there.
Pot Luck Lunch -
It is time for another Pot Luck Luncheon. [After all, we are Lutherans!] Bring your favorite dish and join the fellowship.
Those interested in planning the fall Chili Supper are encouraged to attend. This discussion will occur at / alongside the luncheon. Items to be discussed include price, drive-
2018 St. Peter Vacation Bible School Report
We held our 2018 VBS from July 16-
This VBS was AWESOME, AMAZING & FUN. I don’t know who had more fun – the kids or the adults.
* We had 17 adult volunteers and 11 volunteers to provide cookies & snacks.
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While most children spoke English, parents need help to learn the language. We are investigating an English language class and offering a small free library for children. This week was a blessing to everybody involved. Thanks to all who offered help, food and prayers. And thanks to the parents & children. They were fantastic. Find photos on Facebook or on our home page.