Congregations hosting joint Advent services
The first in a series of midweek Advent services will be held Wednesday at Zion Lutheran Church in Arneckeville.
The midweek Advent services, titled "The Gifts of Advent," are sponsored by St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Schroeder, St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Ander and Zion Lutheran Church in Arneckeville.
Supper begins at 6:30 p.m. with the service at 7:30 p.m. Zion Lutheran Church is located at 509 Zion Cemetery Road in Arneckeville. Members of the community are invited to attend.
The offering received at the Advent services will be divided equally between the World Hunger Appeal of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the Food Bank of the Golden Crescent.
The gift to the food bank will be designated for use by Camel House in Cuero, the Goliad Outreach Food Pantry and the food pantry of Fannin United Methodist Church.
The second service in the series is Dec. 11 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church.
For more information about the service, contact Zion at 361-277-6434.