NEWS BLOG

Managing Chronic Health Conditions

By this point in time, we have all been exposed to various information about COVID-19. Perhaps one of the most important tips we’ve heard is related to the groups who are most at-risk for developing illness from the virus.

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Encouragement and Inspiration

Dear friends, this is a complicated and difficult time. In the midst of a pandemic…with great unrest in our nation…we continue to hear the call of Christ to proclaim God’s love and justice.

In times like this I want to offer you encouragement…and inspiration…


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Congrats 2020 High School Grads!

Blessings for our High School Graduates of 2020!

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Living Legacy

As a child, one of my favorite memories were those sitting at the feet of my grandparents as they told stories from their past. I learned about their experience with the Great Depression, time spent in an orphanage, the end of segregation, and so much more. Although I also learned about these historical events in school, their personal stories were invaluable.

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New! Connect to Worship by Phone

If you or someone you know isn’t able to connect to worship through our online offerings, we have added a new way to connect by phone. Each week Sunday worship will be accessible for the week by calling 512-886-8617.

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Pentecost is Coming

While we will observe Pentecost very differently this year than we often do, there are a few special things happening that we want you to know about for worship on May 31.
 
1) We will be having a Zoom fellowship time after worship that Sunday morning.

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Fifth Sunday Donations

At the beginning of this year the Board of Congregational and Community Care (C&CC) had made plans for 2020. Like everything else, these just do not make a lot of sense anymore.

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When the New Normal Isn’t Normal

In just a matter of weeks, COVID-19 has turned our lives upside-down and has made things unpredictable, uncontrollable, and unprecedented. We are no longer just anxious about the virus itself, but the

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Children’s Chapel – The Holy Spirit

Peace Preschool families and all others with young children are welcome to join in this brief chapel service for children.
Told based on the Spark Story Bible story “The Holy Spirit”, copyright 2009, Augsburg Fortress Publishing. Shared by permission.


Worshipping Together While Apart

Worship leadership needs have changed during this time of required isolation and we have implemented a new plan which provides flexibility during this changing time.

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Children’s Chapel – Jesus Makes Us Part of His Work

Peace Preschool families and all others with young children are welcome to join in this brief chapel service for children.
Told based on the Spark Story Bible story “The Great Commission”, copyright 2009, Augsburg Fortress Publishing. Shared by permission.


Preventative Health Care

June is Men’s Health Awareness Month and is used to promote healthy practices in men like exercising, healthy eating and regular health checkups. In honor of this month,

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Weekly Connections

Lectionary & Life – Discussion Group
Sundays at 5:00 PM
Join from your computer, tablet or phone on GotoMeeting*
*See the weekly email or email us for the access details
 
Morning Prayer
Mondays at 9:00 AM

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Staying Behind…

I’m not sure how you’re feeling as this new chaotic world continues to swirl around our enclosed lives. Everyday life seems full of the shadows of strange threats where we are accustomed to feeling safe


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CROP Walk 2020 – Thank You!

A huge thank you to each of the PLC walkers/fundraisers that helped us again exceed our goal of $10,000. Rodger Ericson has been a rock star for us

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Children’s Chapel – The Road to Emmaus

 

Peace Preschool families and all others with young children are welcome to join in this brief chapel service for children.
Told based on the Spark Story Bible story “The Road to Emmaus”, copyright 2009, Augsburg Fortress Publishing. Shared by permission.


Last Call For Crop Walk 2020

LAST CALL for the Leander-Cedar Park CROP Hunger Walk!
For everyone’s convenience, please go to here and make your donation count toward the Peace Lutheran goal of $10,000. We have currently raised $8,902. Thank you for your support!
 


Worshipping with Lord of Life

Peace folks – you have no doubt heard and seen new faces in our worship life. If you hadn’t already heard, we are blessed to be able to join in worshipping with our neighbor congregation, Lord of Life Lutheran Church, during this time.

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What Now?

Journeying through Holy Week and Easter may have brought a new sense of unsettledness to some of us…as surely as it brought joy at the resurrection dawn. In Lent, it made a certain kind of sense to find ourselves in the wilderness…with things missing from our lives…but now?

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Rummage Sale 2020

The Youth Rummage Sale has been moved to Saturday, October 10th due to social distancing. Please hang on to any items you were going to donate until we can make arrangements to receive those. If you were planning on helping sell or coming to buy, please put our new date on your schedule. Questions can go to office@peaceaustin.org


VBS 2020 Update

After much deliberation, Spiritual Development board has decided it is in the best interest of all to cancel VBS for this summer. This difficult decision came after considering many options

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The New Normal

How is it affecting you? Are you missing your family and friends? Feeling isolated? Feeling anxious? Enjoying the quiet time at home? Working from home and teaching your kids? Everybody is dealing with their own challenges during this time of sheltering in place,

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Easter Egg Hunt with Goosechase

This year for our ‘social distancing’ Egg Hunt, we will be using an app called Goosechase. Be sure to download the app onto a smartphone before Easter so you can participate Easter Sunday at 11:30!  Find the game code in the weekly email or email us at office@peaceaustin.org. You can find the app on the App Store or Google Play


Holy Week Schedule

While it may feel strange to celebrate Easter in isolation, God’s time helps us learn how to live in our own. And death could not stop Christ from rising, and living, and loving, and redeeming the world two-thousand years ago…and a global pandemic won’t stop him now.

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