Gethsemane Lutheran Church invites everyone to see the documentary film “Harvest of Empire” today Sun., May 21, 5:00 pm at their church located at 610 Avalon St. This film addresses issues of racism.

 

June newsletter deadline is Mon., May 22, 12:00 noon. Remember that we do not publish a newsletter in July. We will print the July worship assistants, birthdays, anniversaries and calendar. These will be emailed and copies available on the table in the back of the church in late June.

 

Triumphant Lutheran Church invites everyone to an Organ Concert on Thurs., May 25 at 7:00 pm with internationally renowned organist Dan Miller. They are celebrating the installation of their Rodgers Model 599 organ and admission is free. Triumphant is located at 21315 Bat Cave Road, Garden Ridge.

 

We would like to recognize graduates in the bulletin and in the prayers on Sun., June 4. If you (or a family member) are graduating from high school, college, or grad school this year, please take a moment to add the name to this sign-up sheet on the table in the back of the church.

 

Mark your calendars for Vacation Bible School (VBS): This year VBS will be held June 26-29 in the evening from 6:00-8:30 pm. We will begin each evening with a meal in the Fireside Room. This will be an intergenerational event so there will be something for ALL ages, including adults!

 

Our Quilters are in need of old pillows again to use for stuffing dolls they make for children in the hospital. During the week you may bring them by the church office or leave them outside the church office on Sundays.

 

Updated hours of operations for the Agape Ministry, 127 Lanark Drive: Monday: 1:30 - 3:15 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 9:30-11:00 am & 1:30-3:15 pm Friday: 9:30-11:00 am.  Though the ministry continues to provide access to food and clothing 5 days a week, we had to curtail our hours on Monday mornings due to a lack of volunteers. ~Your brother in Christ, Ken Mamot, Executive Director, The Agape Ministry

 

Interested in keeping up with Pastor Paul? Read his blog at: http:// macparkelca.org/pastor-pauls-blog/. Some of his current topics are:

  • June 1: Justin, Martyr at Rome
  • May 31: Visit of Elizabeth
  • May 29: Jiri Tranovsky, Hymnwriter
  • May 27: John Calvin, Renewer of the Church
  • May 24: Nicolaus Copernicus, Leon- ard Euler, Scientists
  • May 21: Helena, Mother of Constantine
  • No April 29 Climate March in San Antonio, Texas
  • Maternal Mortality Rate in Texas
  • What Did Mayor Taylor Say Wrong?
  • Alamo Conference Meeting
  • Upcoming Synod Newspaper Article
  • Superintendent’s Awards
  • The Big Give and MacArthur Park Lutheran Church
  • Finding Neverland
  • Wittenberg, Germany
  • Southwestern Texas Synod Assembly
  • First Saturday Night Worship Service

Copies of these and previous blogs are on the table in back of the church. 

2903 Nacogdoches Rd.     San Antonio, TX 78217    phone: 210-824-7135  fax: 210-826-5146