The folks at Christ Lutheran Church in Loebau were selling BBQ chicken plates today. Naturally, we wanted to pick some up, so we headed in that direction a little before 5pm. There were already about two dozen cars in line when we arrived. I made Margie wait in the drive-thru line while I headed to […]
One of the neat things about the liturgical calendar utilized by some churches is that specific days of the year are set aside to mark important events in the life of Christ. Even in non-liturgical churches, there are vestiges of this… most churches observe Easter and Christmas, and some observe the season of Advent (which,
As long as I can remember, I’ve been drawn to things that I instinctively seem to know are fading away. This past weekend, I had the opportunity to document one of those things with my camera. The backstory… my part of Texas (located about midway between Austin and Houston) is populated by lots of folks
Well… I’m really late with these photos of the Faith Lutheran High School of Central Texas Oktoberfest… sorry about that! Somehow I never actually scheduled a post with these, and here we are two weeks later. I think I’ll call it “Oktoberfest in November”… because after all, who doesn’t need a little more Oktoberfest in
Immanuel Lutheran Giddings put on a community Trunk or Treat tonight. The turnout was fantastic… and James had a great time! Looks like the other folks in attendance did too. You really can’t beat an event that has candy for the kids and brats for the adults!
Tonight… uh… well, yesterday (since it’s now after midnight) the Giddings Police Department held its National Night Out event at Veteran’s Park here in Giddins. There was a nice turnout for the event, and the weather was perfect… not too warm, and it was dry… though it looks like that’ll change on Wednesday!
The folks at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Warda have been having their annual picnic since before any of us were alive… this year was reportedly the 103rd one. Quite a few things have changed since the early picnics (for one thing, there were actual pits dug into the ground to cook the barbecue), but
This morning the Texas Wendish Heritage Society held a Wendish coffee cake baking class at the museum complex in Serbin. Joyce Jenke was the instructor, and she did a fantastic job walking the folks in the class through the process of making a coffee cake. During the class, she baked two streusel coffee cakes (one
Earlier today, Faith Lutheran High School of Central Texas held its opening service for the 2023-24 school year. This will be the school’s seventh academic year! A number of area churches support the school – and this year, two new names have been added to the list: Epiphany Lutheran Church of Bastrop and Zion Lutheran