Current News:

NOTICE OF CONGREGATIONAL MEETING AUGUST 18, 2019 FOLLOWING WORSHIP – The Church Council is calling a congregational meeting Aug. 18, 2019 following worship to discuss our congregation’s response to Texas Senate Bill 535, “Relating to the carrying of a handgun by a license holder on the premises of certain places of religious worship,” that strikes churches from Texas Penal Code 30.06, 30.07 as places handguns are prohibited. This law goes into effect Sept. 1, 2019. If the congregation does not want concealed or open carry handguns, signs as specified by law need to be posted. The Council wants this decision to be made by the congregation since the safety of the community is of concern.

Here are the links to more information about the law:

Here are a couple of news report on new law:

KINDRED SISTERS- Kindred Sisters Fellowship OUT-TO-LUNCH, Tuesday, August 6th.  Meet by 11:15 at Panera Bread, 10900 Lakeline Blvd (Near Target by 183).  Time to hear Summer Stories, Catch Up With Each Other, Signing Up and Planning Hostess, Devotion, and Programs for Fall 2019 and even, can you believe it, 2020!  PLEASE RSVP by Sunday, Aug 4th  to Glenace Klinker  512-626-5048 or gsklinker@gmail.com  All LOLLC Women and Friends Invited! 

Thank you to all who helped with lunches, snacks, dinners for VBS and Day Camp!

AUG 10 AUSTIN PRIDE – Lord of Life and area Reconciling in Christ churches will be hosting a booth at the daytime Austin Pride Festival and also marching in the evening Pride Parade. If you’d like to help run the booth, please sign up here:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0e45a4ab2dabfd0-austin1   

Those wishing to march will be given carpool information soon. Also, if you cannot participate but want to support this important day, you can make a monetary donation here: https://tithe.ly/give_new/www/#/tithely/give-one-time/684173  **Important! Peace Lutheran is collecting the funds, please select “Pride Donation” on the right scroll bar or it will go into their general offering fund.  

BLESSING THE BACKPACKS – Please bring your school backpack on Sunday, August 11 for a special blessing!

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION KICKOFF – Will kick off on Sunday, August 25 at 9:30a.m.  Mark your calendar for this important date as we gather together again after a busy summer. Come and reconnect with old and new friends as we celebrate another year of living God’s Word! Plans for Celebration Sunday are still in the works…so stay tuned for more details.

FIVE SUNDAY FLOWERS SPOTS – The Sunday flower chart in the Welcome Center only has 5 empty spots left for 2019!!! The following Sundays are available… Aug 11, Aug 18, Sept 1, Oct 20 & Dec 29.  Whether you have a special occasion near these dates or are willing to bring flowers “just because you love God”, please sign up on the flower chart or email the office. Let’s fill those spots because God deserves to be honored every Sunday of the year. Thank you!!

Education News:

SUNDAY EDUCATION NEWS!

SUMMER ADULT EDUCATION CLASS – Continues Sunday mornings from 8:15 – 9:15 am.

Join us in the café as we venture into the book, Canoeing the Mountains: Christian Leadership in Uncharted Territory. Author, Ted Bolsinger, guides churches through uncharted territory. He offers insight and tools for re-imagining what effective leadership looks like in our rapidly changing world.

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION CLASSES – Classes will begin on Sunday, September 1, at 9:30 a.m.  Please mark your calendars and commit to feeding your faith every Sunday!

Youth will meet in their classrooms as follows:

  • 2yrs-PreK will meet in the nursery for study and play with Ms. Tealithia.
  • Kinder through 5th grade will meet in the Elementary Room.
  • Middle and High School Youth will meet in the High School Room.

Adult Women’s Christian Education will meet in the office Conference Room to study the book:

 “Love Life Again: Finding Joy When Life is Hard” – Author, Tracie Miles reminds readers they each get only one life to live and inspires them not to take it for granted. Through compelling personal stories and powerful insights from Scripture, she helps women identify the stumbling blocks to their joy and offers tools and insights to take back control of their happiness. Every chapter ends with a practical call to action to motivate readers to begin loving their lives again.

LOOK FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ADDITIONAL ADULT STUDY COMING SOON!

TUESDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDY – Is on break until September.

THURSDAY MORNING STUDY GROUP – Is on break until September.

Upcoming News/Important Dates to Remember:

    PRIDE FESTIVAL & PARADE – August 10th

    BACKPACK BLESSING – August 11th

    RRISD – SCHOOL STARTS – August 15th

    CELEBRATION SUNDAY/RETURN TO 2 SERVICES – August 25th

    LABOR DAY/OFFICE CLOSED – September 2nd

    FRIENDS/FAMILY SUNDAY – September 8th

Upcoming Sunday Service Volunteers:

August 4, 2019 – Summer Service

Presiding Minister:              Pr. Skip Wachsmann

Assisting Minister:              Denise Sheehan

Children’s Time:                 Wendy Waggoner

Communion Asst:               David Ladolcetta

Lector:                                   Nell Pennington

Acolyte:                                 Jose Mendez

Media Asst.:                          Jim Tarsi

Ushers:                                   “Pick Up” as Available

Altar Guild:                           Dick Fink

Flowers:                                 Peggy Ellwein and Brian Wickman, in memory of Philip Ellwein

Tellers:                                  Barb Haskins & Mark Waggoner

August 11, 2019 – Summer Service

Presiding Minister:              Pr. Skip Wachsmann

Assisting Minister:              Kira Niedert

Children’s Time:                 John Paul Crawford

Communion Asst:              

Lector:                                   Brynn Waggoner

Acolyte:                                 Benjamin Parsons

Media Asst.:                          Nicolas Duarte

Ushers:                                   “Pick Up” as Available

Altar Guild:                           Kori Weston

Flowers:                                

Tellers:                                  Mark Waggoner & Carol Gaskamp