Wishing I was in Texas so I could attend the Warda Church Picnic today! Won’t be arriving back in Austin until far too late, though.
Check this out though… on this page you can see a scan (and the German text and English translation) of Pr. Gottfried Buchschacher’s call to Holy Cross (at that time “Evangelical Lutheran Cross Congregation of the Unaltered Augsburg Confession at Rabbs Creek” [in German of course]):
And, as a bonus, here’s a letter he wrote to a person that the congregation called as a teacher for the parochial school: