Weekly Update – May 27

SUMMER BULLETIN ART PROJECT
For Families of Young Kids

Calling all elementary age and below artists! We have an exciting opportunity to
showcase your artwork. This summer, the art for the bulletin will be created by
our own children in the congregation. The art will even be printed in color. We
need all art work completed and submitted to the church office no later than
Memorial Day. Each week has a theme and you can view the themes and sign up for
a week by using the link below:

https://docs.google.com/a/leanderisd.org/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0ApLFXpstszKidG5nNHl3MEUtT0pObDBKYTF5SXlYRXc&usp=drive_web#gid=0

Please contact Katherine Ortiz (katortiz@hotmail.com) or Jackie Chuter (jackiechuter@yahoo.com) or Vicar Kwame (vicar@felcaustin.org) with questions.

Thanks for your participation!

Art by Henry Chuter will be featured on Sunday June 1.

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COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT: Gimme Your Shoes !!

During May and June you have the opportunity to help with a project benefiting
Drive-A-Senior (formerly known as Faith In Action). We are asking that you
donate your old shoes. From May 18 – June 30 there will be a marked collection
box in the hall. We accept all types of shoes, male or female, sneakers or high
heels. This unique fundraising program provides Drive-A-Senior with a sum of
money based on the number of shoes collected; so please donate as many shoes as possible.

The program known as Funds2org.com and Soles4Souls contracts with established
micro-enterprise distributors to transport and distribute used shoes to Central
America, South America, and Africa. Look for more description in the June Echoes newsletter.

For additional information on giving contact Pat Thomas at (512) 441-1485.

An article about this organization was published in Forbes magazine, accessible online via this link:
http://www.forbes.com/sites/citi/2014/03/24/how-a-former-shoe-salesman-supports-microbusiness-in-the-developing-world/

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SISTERS’ SATURDAY SABBATH

Enjoy Rest, Reflection, Renewal and Relationship as only FELC Women can!

Plans are in the works for a women’s mini-retreat on Saturday, June 21 at the home of Lois Holck— lots of trees, decks, and a swimming pool! It will be a lightly-programmed day with ample free time, beginning at 10
am and ending after dinner.

All you need to bring is:
· Your swimsuit and a towel if you want to swim
· One item to add to a salad that we’ll build together, (drinks, bread and dessert provided)
· $10 (cash or a check made out to Barbara Schutz) for dinner

Don’t miss this special time together! Just RSVP to Barbara at bschutz@sbcglobal.net or 512-328-0587 by June 14 so that we’ll have enough of everything! Can’t wait!!!

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A NIGHT AT THE BALLPARK
Thursday, June 19

All Lutheran Church Members can receive 1/2 price tickets through forms available in the Church Office and in the Narthex; OR click on this link to download: Lutheran night at the ballpark

Infield reserved seats (Sections 113–125) $7.58 each. Kids 2 & under are free.