Important Opportunities in the Community Coming Up!

There are a number of events coming up in the wider Lutheran community well worth your consideration. If you are interested in attending and in need of financial support to make your participation possible, please feel free to contact Pastor Carolyn. We don’t want money to be the barrier that prevents anyone from doing the ministry to which they are called!

Saturday, February 3

Senior Fest

(Christ Lutheran in Georgetown)

Keynote speaker will be Rev. Dr. Gerald Kieschnick speaking on “Being Lutheran in 2018,” and a wide variety of workshop sessions will be available. Early registration is $25 (through January 28). More information at:


Sunday, February 11 – Tuesday, February 13

Lutheran Legislative Event

(Gethsemane Lutheran in Austin)

If you are interested in learning how to engage with our legislative system to share your hopes and values with your legislators, this is a great orientation to that process, co-sponsored by the Southwestern Texas Synod Poverty and Justice Task Force and Texas Impact and hosted at Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Austin. Early registration is $90 (through February 1). More information at:


Friday, February 16 – Sunday, February 18

Racial Justice & The Church Retreat

(Episcopal Retreat Center – Mustang Island)

Overwhelmed by the issue of Racial Justice? Don’t know where to begin? Join a journey that will facilitate our being The Church in an environment that appears unwelcoming to many and overwhelming to those that want to make it better. The Southwestern Texas Synod Women of the ELCA are hosting this event. Registration is $300 and open through February 1. More information at: