Weekly Update – September 23

EVENING COMPANIONS GROUP
Tuesday, September 23 at 7 pm

The evening Companions group will begin its new study Tuesday, September 23,
7-8:30 pm at Barbara Wiederaenders’ home 1904 W. 38th Street, (512) 451-0684.

The group will be using The Way of Discernment by Elizabeth Liebert (available
on the Web). They will meet weekly through early December. Anyone is welcome to
join in. Contact Teresa Tice-Boggs for additional information: ttbhip@gmail.com

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WHOLE (with guts and heads) DEAD FISH
Christian Formation, Sunday, September 28
At 9:45 am in the Fellowship Hall

Not your typical resource for Christian Formation, but God works in mysterious
ways. All ages of Spark Rotation will be experiencing one of the miracles of
Jesus by creating Japanese Gyotaku (fish prints) using whole dead fish. Be sure
to arrive early (by 9:45) and bring your camera!

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TATTOOS: A GOOD IDEA?
#igniteyouthfourm will decide at 9:45 am
Sunday, September 28

This is our final session until November. If you have not experienced this new
ministry, come and check it out. This month we’ve laughed at the comedic
greatness of Robin Williams, as well as the hit TV series The Office. And we’ve
discussed suicide, forgiveness, and how those affect our lives and church.

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YOUTH GROUP PADDLEBOARDING EVENT
Sunday, September 28

Youth Group is going paddleboarding immediately following 11 o’clock worship service … about 12:30.

Bring your swim suits and $20 and we’ll see if we cannot fall into the water.
Contact Jimmy at formations@felcaustin.org.

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ALTAR GUILD MEETING
Sunday, September 28 at 12:15 pm
In The Sanctuary

This meeting is for anyone currently helping with communion setup and cleanup,
or anyone who would like to begin. We will review setup and cleanup procedures
and answer any questions. If you’re interested but unable to make the meeting,
please contact Pastor Coffey: pastor@felcaustin.org or Katherine Houston: kshouston13@gmail.com.

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MEN NEEDED TO HELP WITH STREET YOUTH DROP IN CENTER MEAL
Sunday, October 5

The men’s group is next in line to provide the meal for the Street Youth Drop In
Center, hosted at University Baptist Church. Pastor Coffey is organizing the
event. All men of the church are encouraged to help out with this great ministry
helping youth and young adults in the UT area. We need volunteers to help prep
food, serve, and donate to help pay for the meal. E-mail Pastor Coffey to let
him know you’re glad to help: pastor@felcaustin.org

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STILES SWITCH BBQ & BREW
Thrivent Action Team, Austin, Texas
Sunday, October 5, 2014

Members of Thrivent Financial and their friends and family are joining together
to form a Thrivent Action Team in First English Lutheran Church. The team is
planning on bringing barbecue from a local joint known as Stiles Switch BBQ &
Brew to benefit the Marjorie Fund.

What: Members of First English Lutheran Church will come enjoy some good barbecue and help benefit the Marjorie Fund
When: October 5, 2014 after 11:00 am service
Where: First English Lutheran Church

Thrivent Action Teams are led by Thrivent members who identify and want to meet
an immediate community need. It’s an easy and fun way for Thrivent members to
bring their family and friends together to help strengthen their communities. To
learn more about Thrivent Action Teams, contact Max Westerman at (210) 279-9325
or visit Thrivent.com/actionteam.