This Week @ Zion


The Lutheran Doctrine and Practice Today Bible Class meets Sundays at 9:30 a.m. in the Parlor. The study is based on the Holy Scripture and the Augsburg. Today we will complete Article 22 of the Sacrament of Holy Communion, and begin the topic of Good Works.  The study is facilitated by Marvin Kelm.


The Nominating Committee seeks individuals to serve as 2018 officers or on a board with working knowledge of Lutheran Doctrine and time available to dedicate to the position: President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Financial Secretary, Boards: Elders, Christian Ed, Parish Ed, Stewardship, Missions and Trustees. Contact a Nominating Committee member by October 15: Jill Meyer, Jeffrey Knippa, Audrey Bielss, Donna Arldt or Nancy Horton


Pre-Wurstbraten Workday this Sunday 12-3 p.m. One crew needed to clean up the front of the facility and another needed to clean the pit and smoker area. Lunch provided after 10:45 a.m. worship service. Bring: hedge trimmers. rakes, blowers, shovels, wheelbarrows, and a trailer to haul off junk and metal recycling.


This Sunday is the deadline to fill out a Building Committee Survey. Your feedback is vital to the future direction of our building project. Copies available outside the Church Office. Electronic devices are set up in the hallway next to the Narthex on Sundays to submit your survey electronically. One survey per person.


WURSTBRATEN Sign-Up Posters for Donation and Volunteer Work Schedules are available Sunday outside the front entrance to the Church. Publicity Posters are also available. Indicate “WURSTBRATEN” on any cash donation so it can be correctly counted. All Wurstbraten Committee Co-Chairs will meet at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 19 in the Fellowship Hall.


Attention: Wood Cutters, meet at Jon Kasper’s place East of Walburg on 972 at 8:00 a.m. Saturday October 28 to gather wood to cook the sausage for Wurstbraten. Bring chainsaws and work gloves. Skid steer, log splitter, dump trailer, breakfast tacos and water provided. With plenty of help, we should be done by Noon. Contact is Roy Arldt 512-863-8680.


Jr and Sr High students...Join us for an excursion to Nightmare on Jail Hill in downtown Georgetown, Saturday, October 21. Tickets are $5 for ages 8-12 and $15 for 13 and over. Meet at church at 5:30 p.m. RSVP to so we know how many seatbelts we need. The church MUST have your signed Medical Release Form on file for you to attend this event. Get blank copies from DCE Guy.


Town Hall Meeting for Elder families of Rick Andersen, Jeff Bothof, Mitch Fortune, Troy Johnson, and Fred Tscheulin, Thursday, October 19 at 7:00 p.m. in the Gym. The meeting will provide an opportunity for members to ask questions relevant to events going on at the Church and School.  Childcare is provided. A freewill offering meal will be served at 6:00 p.m. in the Lunchroom. In addition to the specified Elder families invited, anyone may attend. RSVP for the meal and childcare to your Elder or the Church Office.


Fall Musical Meal: The 8th Grade D.C. Trippers are offering a meal Sunday, October 29, beginning at 11:30 a.m., after the Bluegrass Worship Service. Menu: pulled pork sandwiches, beans, coleslaw, mac and cheese, dessert, and a drink. Adult meals $10, Child meals $5 (12 and under). Join us after lunch for “The Big Bad Musical”, the Middle School's Fall Musical. RSVP by October 27 and pay in the School Office (512) 863-5345 (form attached) OR RSVP to Kristy Vrabel at to pay for your meal at the door. Checks payable to Zion Lutheran School with "DC Trippers" in the Memo. A silent auction will be provided featuring unique items to start your holiday shopping while supporting a great cause! The D.C. Trippers thank you for your support!


Quake Registration is now OPEN for 6th-8th Graders. Quake is a weekend conference for youth that includes nightly worship services, speakers, praise bands, games, breakout sessions, crazy dress night contest, prayer room, Talent show, fellowship and FUN! The conference is February 23-25, 2018 at the Doubletree Hotel San Antonio Airport. Total cost=$160 plus food/souvenir money. Sign up and remit your $50 non-refundable deposit to DCE Guy Seter. Questions?


Have you ever considered becoming a pastor or deaconess? Concordia Seminary Admissions Officer Rev. Scott Holder is available to meet with prospective future seminary students from 3-7 p.m. October 24 at Concordia University Texas. This is an opportunity to learn more about pastoral and diaconal ministry programs at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Appointments are encouraged but walk-ins are also welcome. Call or text Pastor Holder at 314-502-1479 or email to schedule an appointment.



Calendar for Week of October 15 - 22


Worship 8:00 & 10:45 a.m.                                                                            

New Member Class 9:30 a.m. – Fellowship Hall                

Christian Education 9:30 a.m.  

Zion Work Day 12-3pm – Outside

Professional Church Workers’ Conference (Sun-Tues)                            



NO School                                                                                                        

Braille 1:00 p.m. – Multipurpose Room                                                                     

Quilting 5:00 p.m. – Liese Home

Cub Scouts 6:30 p.m. – Gym



NO School                                                                                    

Booster Club 6:00 p.m. – Multipurpose Room                                       

Praise Team Practice – 6:00 p.m. – Sanctuary

Boy Scouts 6:30 p.m. – Fellowship Hall



Men’s Bible Study 6:00 a.m.– G. Buchhorn Home                                 

JILM 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. – Multipurpose Room                             

Chapel 8:10 a.m. – Sanctuary                                                                         

Dominoes 1:00 p.m. – Parlor                                    

Nominating Committee 6:00 p.m. – Parlor

Jr. Confirmation 6:00 p.m. – Multipurpose Room

1212 HS Youth Group– 6:30 p.m. – Gym

Men’s Chorus 7:00 p.m. – Sanctuary

Wurstbraten Committee Chairs 7:00 p.m. – Fellowship Hall                              



Men’s Bible Study 6:00 a.m. – IHOP                                                          

JILM 9:00 a.m. – Multipurpose Room                   

Audit Committee 9:00 a.m. – Parlor

Town Hall Meal and Meeting 6:00 p.m. – Fellowship Hall/Gym



School Fall Carnival – Reunion Ranch



Wurst 5K 9:00 a.m.     



Worship 8:00 & 10:45 a.m. with Communion                                                                       

New Member Class 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.– Fellowship Hall                                  

Christian Education 9:30 a.m.

Youth Open Gym 6:00 p.m.                                                                                 




Zion Lutheran Church and School, 6001 FM 1105, Georgetown, TX  78626  512/863-3065 = School 863-5345