Fashing United Methodist Church: Confession enhances worship
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For the Fifth Sunday in Lent service, the congregation was led by Pastor Rhonda Troll to study the corporate disciplines of confession and worship. Confession is asking for forgiveness as a deep and meaningful action in order to allow oneself to be free to worship. Confession is emptying one’s soul so that worship can fill with spirit and truth. Worship is when we face the truth of who God is and who we are.

Serving as acolytes and ushers for Mar. 25 service were Brannon Woelfel and Stephen Harlos. During the Time for Young Disciples, the congregation followed the pastor and children in learning The Lord’s Prayer in sign language.

Three church members, Stephen Harlos, Richard Buterbaugh, and Tom Troll, were honored for their service to the church at the Brush Country Awards Banquet held on Wednesday, Mar. 21 in Goliad.

Immediately following the Apr. 1 service, the Administrative Council of the church will meet. After the meeting, members will enjoy a covered lunch and participate in a “Spring Clean-up” of the church to prepare it for the Easter Sunday service and fellowship on Apr. 8. The 10 a.m. Easter service will be preceded by a 9 a.m. breakfast and Easter egg hunt.

On Saturday, Apr. 28, at 6:30 p.m., The Fashing United Methodist Church will kick off a new ministry which will serve as a support group for the vision impaired. The ministry has been tagged as South Texas Rural Impaired Vision Encouragers or STRIVE, and it will provide area visually impaired residents with support, fun, games, and music. The first gathering of STRIVE will be held in the Fashing United Methodist Church newly remodeled fellowship hall, and special music will be provided by Tom Troll. Anyone interested in attending or seeking more information should contact Linda O’Connell at 830-299-0128.

Weekly church services are held each Sunday at 10 a.m., with church school for adults and children beginning at 9. Located on FM 99 in the Fashing community in Atascosa County, the Fashing United Methodist Church is about 19 miles west of Karnes City. The church welcomes all to attend and participate in activities and services.

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