2013 LCMC
Texas District Gathering
Friday evening and Saturday August 2&3

St. Paul Lutheran Church

To register to attend go to  www.lcmctexas.com
and select “Register Eventbrite” on right side

Our congregation successfully hosted the Gathering in 2010,  and we will do it again…!!!

Call the office to volunteer.

Sign-up sheets are on hallway bulletin board.

Volunteers are needed for:

Parking & Traffic

Registration & Hospitality

Distribution of Meals

Setup & Re-set for Sunday

Weekly Scripture

Mark 8.31-38 English Standard Version (ESV)

Jesus teaches Peter – and us – that following him costs us everything.

Jesus Foretells His Death and Resurrection

31 And he began to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders and the chief priests and the scribes and be killed, and after three days rise again. 32 And he said this plainly. And Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him. 33 But turning and seeing his disciples, he rebuked Peter and said, “Get behind me, Satan! For you are not setting your mind on the things of God, but on the things of man.”

34 And calling the crowd to him with his disciples, he said to them, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. 35 For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake and the gospel's will save it. 36 For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world and forfeit his soul? 37 For what can a man give in return for his soul? 38 For whoever is ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, of him will the Son of Man also be ashamed when he comes in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.