Weekly Update Aug 1, 2019
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Aug. 17-18. Trip to Cristo Rey-Pharr to deliver school supplies
Aug. 23-25--WELCA Synodical Convention, Phlugerville
                      Aug. 25 - Congregational Vote on Juan Seguin Property 
Oct. 5—“Blessing of the Animals” with St. Andrew’s Episcopal and Emanuel’s Lutheran, Central Park,  10 a.m., Saturday
Oct. 20 —Outdoor Worship, Seguin Outdoor Learning Center, 10 a.m., Potluck
Jan. 24-26, 2020  - Spirit of Joy Retreat at HEB Foundation Camp

2nd Quarter 2019 GIVING Statement

If you desire a printed or e-mailed copy of your 2nd Quarter 2019 Spirit of Joy Giving Statement, please let Cynthia know.  Thank you.



August 15, 2019 between 10:00 am and Noon has been set aside to pack backpacks with school kits for Cristo Rey.  Please sign up on the clipboard set up at the Resource Table.  We can use all the help we can get. 
Thank you.




We are recruiting congregants to go with us on this trip.  If you are interested in spending a weekend in South Texas, let us know.  We will be traveling down on the afternoon on Aug. 16 anD returning Sunday after worship.  It is a joy to worship with Pastor Alma and the Iglesia Cristo Rey community. We plan to work at the Respite Center during our stay.


August 4
Assisting Minister: Karen Wallock
Readers: N/A
Communion Assistants:  Jennifer Ehlers, Rick Ehlers, Helen Mycue
Communion Assistants-Youth: Eleanor Crettenden, Abigail Crettenden
                   Children’s Sermon: Sharon Villalpando
Ushers: Dave Legore, Darren Dunn
Setup/Takedown:  Pete Silvius, Nick Franzen
Host:  Nancy Hartfiel
Children’s Corner:  Denise Crettenden
               Flowers:  Arlynn & Nancy Hartfiel
Refreshments: Cathy Cordes, Monica Matocha
 Altar Setup:  Patti Buckley, Rick Ehlers
Council Member Lock-Up: Dave Legore
August 11
Assisting Minister: Jim Germann
Readers: N/A
Communion Assistants:  Cissie Warncke, Nancy Doerr, Judy Hoffmann
Communion Assistants-Youth: Mason Matocha, Alexsa Say
                   Children’s Sermon: Pastor Megan
Ushers:  Diane Lippe, Larry Lippe
Setup/Takedown: Stephen Doerr, Arlynn Hartfiel, Calvin Points
Host: Pamela Bounds
Children’s Corner:  Bobbie Maddox
               Flowers:  Jon & Sandra Moline
Refreshments: Judy Hoffmann, Cynthia Points
 Altar Setup:  Patti Buckley, Nancy Hartfiel
Council Member Lock-Up: Rhonda Behal


Prayer Group - Aug.-The Behal Family
Tuesday Morning Bible Study—6:00 a.m.—El Olvido Hacienda Restaurant
Habitat for Humanity Lutheran Home Build—Aug. 24, 8:00—Noon Location: TBA
Christian Cupboard—1st & 3rd Saturday, 8:45 a.m.—Noon
Women’s Bible Study
Evening—Aug, 13, 7 p.m., Synod Office.
Afternoon– Aug. 21, 2 p.m., Home of Jennifer Ehlers, 499 Lakeview
Choir Practice—On break through end of summer
Hymn Selection—Synod Office, Time and Location TBA

Pastor Megan’s Sermons are available at


Mike Heckmann, Janene Jendrusch, Loren Cordes, Jon Moline,
Nancy Kempf, Dee Pickelman, Katy Wallace, Thomas and Linda Snooks, Linda Canet, Wilbert and Jeanette Doerr, Brenda Engelmann, Lynna Kraus

Lucille Brown (Great-Granddaughter of Wilbert and Jeanette Doerr), Samantha Scarlett (Daughter of Joyce Scarlett, Jeanne Behal (Mother of Charlie Behal and Grandmother of Jessie Behal), Mary Lee Alexander ( Aunt of Denise Crettenden), Charlie White (Brother-in-Law of Susie Winterhalter), Don Moline (Brother of Jon Moline), Hilda Zamora (Niece of Sharon and Armando Villalpando), Amie Calhoun (Niece of Nancy Kempf and Lynna Kraus),Rob Gordon (Brother-In-Law of the Frels/Behals), Dusty Jones ( Brother-in-Law of Karen Jones), Amber Jendrusch (Daughter of Janene Jendrusch), Albert and Ruby Gallas (Uncle and Aunt of Helen Mycue), Jennifer Bulgerin (Niece of Bobbie Maddox), Emily Eastwood (Sister of Sharon Villalpando), Robert and Martha Eastwood (Parents of Sharon Villalpando), Lisa and Ron Vertuyft (Sister and Brother-in-law of Martha Rinn), Judy Saunders (Mother of Kim Saunders/Denise Crettenden, Grandmother of Eleanor/Abigail Crettenden/Cameron Saunders), Lauren Knight (Niece of Katie Dickey)

Jennifer Bauerkemper (friend of many), Jack Lee (Friend of the Frels), Brook Bertling Brown (Friend of Karen Wallock), Doug Bierstedt (Friend of Kathy Yandell), Nellie Robinson (Friend of Mary Ruby), Michelle Faith (Friend of Kristin Moum), TC McCoy (Friend of Calvin Points), Rachel Keller (Friend of Denise Crettenden), Emma Wolter (Friend of Sharon Frels), Mike Taft (Friend of Karen Wallock), Mark Keddal (Friend of Karen Wallock), Heath Hartung (Friend of Sharon Villalpando), Jessica Sauceda (Friend of Sharon Villalpando), Connie Hendricks (Friend of Diana Ball), Jackie Mueller (Friend of Mary Ruby), Clay Hollub (Friend of Karen Wallock), Ethan Bundick (Friend of the Behal and Frels Families), Ramon Salazar (Friend of Denise Crettenden), Donna Boelter (Friend of Kathy Yandell), Amanda Simmons (Friend of Mary Petrosky)

Please contact the church office to have a name added to this list.  We will add all individuals with health, emotional or family/work issues.  We will edit all names for continued inclusion at the end of each month. Please let the Office know if an individual has returned to good health and can be removed from the List.  Thank you.

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