Sundays + Conversation 6pm + Contemplative Vespers 7pm + Child care provided
EVERYONE is invited for Sunday evening conversation at 6pm and contemplative vespers at 7pm (lasting about 30 minutes). All senior high youth and their parents are expected to attend, as some of our community conversation will help us get ready for the ELCA Youth Gathering in Detroit.
Jesus Loves the Little Children of the World!
June 22-26, 2015
8:45 a.m. to 12 Noon
Gethsemane Vacation Bible School invites all children age 3 by June 17, 2015 and including those completing 6th grade. 6th graders may also choose to assist as a volunteer. 7th graders and older are invited to sign up to assist with VBS as volunteers.
VBS daily offering of canned goods or money will support the mission of the Gethsemane Food Pantry.
See our VBS brochure for more information!
The first annual Abundant Life Art Exhibit hosted in 2015 by Gethsemane Lutheran and organized by the newly formed “Lutheran Visual Arts Council of Central Texas” held their opening reception on Tuesday, April 21st, the birthday of Gabriel Loire.
The exhibit commemorated the life and work of Gabriel Loire concluding on the evening of May 19th. The exhibit displayed art from various local artists including James Janknegt, Jenna Bruns, Jose Blanco, Clare Andrus and Pehr Smith in addition to celebrating the stunning stained-glass art of Gabriel Loire in the Gethsemane sanctuary.
For information about the Lutheran Visual Arts Council, contact Pehr Smith, Clare Andrus, Pastor Gronberg or Intern Sharolyn Browning.
Special thanks to the members of the committee and those persons having assisted with the two receptions. The committee was honored by the participation of George Wendlandt, Ron Tigue, Dean Zellmer for their reflections on implementing the stunning art work in the Gethsemane sanctuary.
a Gabriel Loire commemorative
invitational art exhibit
at Gethsemane Lutheran Church
The ABUNDANT LIFE Art Exhibit is open every Tuesday evening from 6-8pm beginning April 28th through May 12th. Drop by and see the beautiful work of James Janknegt, Jenna Bruns, Clare Andrus, Pehr Smith, and the mosaic by Jose Blanco. Mark your calendar for the closing reception on the evening of May 19th.
15th Annual Fun-Raiser
Gethsemane Golf Tournament
May 3, 2015
The Golf Club at Star Ranch – Hutto, TX
2:00 PM: Shotgun Scramble
Title Sponsor: Fringe Sport
Benefiting: Gethsemane Lutheran Children’s Ministry
For more information, visit: Annual Gethsemane Golf Tournament Web Page for 2015
Saturday, April 25th. Lane Holmstrom has created another hysterically funny original play, “Senseless”.
Dinner at 5pm; Show at 6pm
Tickets on sale now! Adults $10; Children $5 (10 & under)
Funds raised support Gethsemane youth during their summer trip to the national youth gathering in Detroit, Michigan. Silent & Live Auctions, Door Prizes, Delicious Meal and our Talented Youth onstage! See you there!!
April 12th at 7 a.m., Gethsemane congregants are invited to “continue the tradition” by participating in the 38th Annual Cap 10K.
The late Paul Lundgren and Pastor Karl Gronberg, began this liturgy of scripture, prayer, blessing prior to the walk/run over thirty years ago. People of all faith communities are invited. The service is held in a parking lot at Riverside & Congress. Gethsemane members Art LaValle and Pat Smith have participated in all of the CAP 10K runs.
Wear your sneakers/running clothes- “live the tradition”
The Season of Lent commences Ash Wednesday, February 18, with the Christian faithful receiving ashes and meditating at the Gethsemane altar 7-8am, 11:30am to noon and 5:30-7pm.
Ash Wednesday Eucharist at 12 noon and 7 pm.
“Strength for the Struggle” is the 2015 Lenten Theme.
All are welcomed, friends & neighbors, to Gethsemane’s Sweetheart Banquet!
Fundraiser for the National Youth Gathering trip to Detroit 2015
When: Saturday, February 14th, 6:30pm
Where: Multi-Purpose Room
- $20 per person
- Advanced tickets only… limited supply
- Delicious meal
Bring pocket money for tips and flowers!
Tickets go on sale Sunday, January 18th, 2015 and will be sold every Sunday and at Midweek Connections on Wednesdays until they are sold out. Contact Belinda at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your tickets!