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Heritage Day celebrates Christian heritage

By Jennifer Lee Preyss
Sept. 21, 2012 at 4:21 a.m.

Dr. Aaron Muegge, left, Altha Maxey and the Rev. Jim Pearson, of First English Lutheran Church,  show off some of the items to be auctioned in the church's live auction on Sunday during Heritage Day.

IF YOU GO

• WHAT: Heritage Day

• WHERE: First English Lutheran, 516 N. Main St.

• WHEN: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday; Barbecue plates are $8, served from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

• Entertainment: Kindred Spirits

• MORE INFO: Jennifer Hartman, 361-575-7417; Aaron Muegge, 361-582-4786

Christianity is steeped in rich history and cultural transformation.

To celebrate the lineage that traces its roots to the first century, First English Lutheran Church is hosting the 11th annual Heritage Day Festival on Sunday.

Beginning at 11 a.m., children's activities, a cake walk, and the country store opens for business.

Barbecue plates and plates to-go will be sold for $8.

There will be a live and silent auction featuring items such as handmade quilts, rifles, Torin Bales jewelry, guided fishing trips and weekend retreat packages.

The silent auction is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the live auction begins at 1:15 p.m.

Entertainment will be provided by Kindred Spirits.

All proceeds from Heritage Day will be donated to Bluebonnet Youth Ranch, Vine School, Tanner and Bailey Fox Scholarship Fund, Victoria Christian Assistance Ministry First English Lutheran Community Assistance Fund.

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