Stewardship Focus

Stewardship Focus

Weekly and monthly stewardship updates

The Authority of Jesus Christ in Your Life

Typically, we question most all authorities in our life, and have done so since we began breaking away from our parents. Yet, our loving Lord continually invites to receive His authority in our lives every day. It has been our experience that all who have had authority over us have not used their authority in a purely benevolent manner, but instead, have shown us their…

Encouraging Each Other to Good Works

Sunday, May 15, we heard the “Statements of Faith” from the Confirmands. I was so impressed with the consistent message of wanting to worship and receive the Sacraments regularly, even when they are no longer under the guidance of their parents! As we enter the last quarter of this fiscal year we are facing some challenges in the congregation. As was reported at Voters…

Remembering Someone Special

Want to honor a relative or graduate? Memorialize a person who has gone to their heavenly home? Remember a birthday, baptism, anniversary or other milestone? You can donate online in their name – make a one time donation, or set a schedule for regular donations. Go to our website (www.stpaulaustin.org), click on “Give” on the main menu, and follow the instructions to make…

Weekly Stewardship Focus, Luke 8:37

Luke 8:37 “Then all the people of the surrounding country of the Gerasenes asked him to depart from them, for they were seized with great fear. So he got into the boat and returned.” The Gerasenes are upset with Jesus because His ministry led to the loss of their pig herd, their wealth. They want Jesus to go away before He does any more damage. Their priorities are clear.…