Christ the King: November 21st, 2021

Christ the King: November 21st, 2021

Thankoffering Sunday

Family Worship, 9:00 am

Traditional Worship, 11:00 am

News & Announcements

As we move toward Stage 2, the council regathering team is pleased to announce that we will begin receiving communion at the altar on November 28th at both services. We continue to ask everyone to wear a mask during activities when children are present, especially while in the building during Preschool hours and during worship services.

This Week at St. Martin’s

Sunday, November 21 – Christ the King/WELCA Thankoffering Sunday
9:00 am Holy Communion
10:00 am Reception Honoring Steve Wager
11:00 am Holy Communion
4:00 pm Balcones Community Orchestra Performance

Tuesday, November 23
9:00 am WELCA Tack & Pack

Thursday, November 25
Happy Thanksgiving!

Church office closed November 25th & 26th in observance of Thanksgiving.

Sunday, November 28
9:00 am Holy Communion
10:00 am Faith Formation Hour
High School Families Meeting
11:00 am Holy Communion
12:00 pm Family Advent Event: Candle Making

All are invited to attend a Reception Honoring Steve Wager
November 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

 Steve is retiring as director of the “Praise Force” 9 AM worship band on Sunday, November 21. He has been a member of St. Martin’s Lutheran Church since 1995 and a key leader in the music ministry for over 20 years.  The reception, with light snacks, will be held in front of the church building (on the mall) between worship services. A basket will be available for cards & other acknowledgments. 

WELCA Thankoffering Sunday and Quilt Raffle
On Sunday, November 21st, we invite you to share in our WELCA Thankoffering Service! Join us as we give offerings in thanks and support of the amazing work of the women of St. Martin’s. Learn more about this day and enter to win in the quilt raffle at Tickets are $5 and can be purchased online or in the church lobby on Sunday morning.

Sunday Food & Fellowship
Starting November 28, the first Sunday in Advent, we will begin Food and Fellowship on the Mall (or in the lobby in bad weather) between services. You are invited to sign up with Anita Salmon or to provide snacks. Coffee will be available.

Advent for Families at St. Martin’s | Sundays in Advent
Starting on November 28th we will be doing our Advent for Families every Sunday through Advent following the second service! This includes: candle making, an art class lead by Stern Hatcher, an Advent calendar to donate to our homeless community, and a fundraising meal hosted by our High School students! Come celebrate the holiday season with us this year! 

Christmas in the Park: The Nativity Story | Saturday, December 18th, 6:00—8:00 pm
Let’s get into the holiday spirit! This year at St. Martin’s we are having Christmas in the Park on December 18th from 6—8pm, an event for all families to learn about the story of the birth of Jesus and to join in on a fun evening together! Cason needs your help for this! He will be setting up a table for anyone or groups of people to run tables to fully tell the story of the nativity!

Supplies for Mop & Hammer
St. Martin’s Mop & Hammer maintenance group is in need of nuts, bolts, screws, tools, and other workshop items for many upcoming projects around the church. Contact Bob Daemmrich or Norm Hummell to donate or to come help out!

Beyond St. Martin’s

The Balcones Community Orchestra presents soloist Dr. Bryan Hall performing J.S. Bach Concerto in A Minor Sunday, Nov. 21, at 4:00 pm at St. Martin’s Lutheran Church
Dr. Robert Radmer conducts the 1-hour concert including: Mozart:  Divertimento in B-flat K. 137; Suk:  Meditation on an Old Bohemian Chorale; Holst:  St. Paul’s Suite. Free to the public.