MacArthur Park Lutheran Church member Jodi Vlasak has just completed nine years of service on the Southwestern Texas Synod Candidacy Committee. For six years she was chair of that committee. She was honored for her service at the Aug. 12 meeting of the committee.
Since 1945, Lutherans have sent 2.9 million personal care kits around the world. In 2017 MacArthur Park Lutheran Church presented 175 personal care kits for distribution by Lutheran World Relief.
The adult Sunday School class meeting at 10:45 a.m. on Sunday mornings is studying Acts. The class noticed with interest that after the description of Stephen being stoned in Chapter 7, the Bible says, “And Saul approved of their killing him.” Saul is later called Paul and is a main character in the later chapters of Acts.