Oct
21
to Oct 31

PUMPKIN PATCH

 The annual pumpkin patch is a community event. We welcome Scouts, NHS, ROTC folks to join us as we set up the patch for our pumpkin sale. Community service hours can be earned by Volunteering to work a shift in the patch. The patch is open 24 hours a day for photos but sales only happen after school and on weekends.

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Oct
29
to Nov 12

Thanksgiving Baskets

We will start collecting food items for our first round of Community Food Baskets in late October  or early November. There is a standard list that we ask you to shop from so all the baskets are the same.  You can buy one item or adopt a whole basket. The sign up sheets will be in the church lobby once we are ready to announce the start of the basket season.  The families that receive the baskets are preselected by the Federal Programs office at the Medina Valley ISD.  (These baskets will have a turkey.)

(The fee for a basket adoption runs about $60-70.00 and varies yearly.)

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Nov
19
to Dec 17

Christmas Baskets

We will start collecting food items for our second round of Community Food Baskets in late November or early December. There is a standard list that we ask you to shop from so all the baskets are the same.  You can buy one item or adopt a whole basket. The sign up sheets will be in the church lobby once we are ready to announce the start of the Christmas basket season.  The families that receive the baskets are preselected by the Federal Programs office at the Medina Valley ISD.  (These baskets will have a ham.)

(The fee for a basket adoption runs about $60-70.00 and varies yearly.)

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Oct
3
5:00pm 5:00pm

National Night Out

In Support of the National Night Out sponsored by the La Coste and Castroville police departments the church will host a booth at each location. The booth manager for La Coste is Shirley Hodges, she does games and hands out candy.  The booth manager for Castroville is Janet Cook, she does face painting. The location and times of the event varies so please contact the booth manager in late September if you would like to help with this fun Out Reach.

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Sep
23
9:00am 9:00am

FAJITA DINNER PREP DAY

Put on your apron, grab the big knifes  and join us in fellowship as we prepare the Pico and clean the grills for our annual fundraiser.

We will need help chopping tomatoes and green peppers. Packaging the cheese and the Pico and wrapping the tortillas. 

Bring a dessert so it can be priced for the dessert sale table.

Normal start time around 9, join us in the fun as we gather in Christ's name for this different type of fellowship even if you can only come for an hour.

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Sep
16
9:00am 9:00am

Children, Youth and Vunerable Adult Training for RIO TEXAS Churchs

We will be hosting the Rio Texas and Hill Country District training workshop in the fellowship hall. This training is required for all adults who will be working with Children, Youth and vulnerable adults, either in Sunday school, Children's church, VBS, Youth Group, Camps or delivering meals to shut ins.  In preparation for the workshop you should enroll on www.safegatherings.com and complete the initial two hour training also.   

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Aug
19
8:00am 8:00am

Adopt A Highway Litter Pick Up

As part of our Out Reach to the community we adopted a section of highway near the Potranco Elementary School on FM 1957. Once a quarter we pick up trash on a two mile section of the road. No one walks the whole two miles as we send out teams of two and three along various sections of the road. Normally we are done with the pick in a hour and a half.  First time pickers should meet in the church parking lot at 8am for a safety briefing.

 

  

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Jun
24
7:00am 7:00am

Mens Breakfast

Our second men's breakfast of the year is in the planning stages, and is shaping up to be just as fun as the first meeting.  So who is brining the twenty five pounds of bacon?

The sign up sheet is in the church lobby. Someone has already signed up for the devotional and the cooking so you just need to focus on what you are bringing.

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Jun
3
8:00am 8:00am

INDOOR YARD SALE

We will be taking part in the Castroville area city wide yard sale on Saturday June 3rd

You may start brining your boxes of donated items for the church to sell. If you need someone to pick up your items call the church office M-Th 9-12at 830-931-3533 to arrange pick up.

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May
24
to Jun 7

Treats for TROOPS

The church is collecting food/snacks along with fun items like books and water pistol to ship

to the TROOPS as part of an Out Reach -Missions project.

TREATS FOR THE TROOPS(You do not need to get everything on the list!)

Slim Jims or Jerky, Vienna sausage or tuna

Can opener

Homemade cookies (NO CHOC CHIP, label what is in them)

(Store brand choc chip okay)

Microwave popcorn, crackers, pretzels

Gum, Lifesavers and mints, candy that is not gel or cholate based

Seasoning packets (soy, salsa, taco, etc)

Plastic jar or canned salsa, cheese and bean dip

Pringles or chips in a can

Plastic jar peanut butter, jelly too

Nuts any kind, small packages

Canned fruit small cans

Paperback books (used ok, comic books to novels)

Writing paper and envelopes

Greeting Cards & stamps (for all occasions to send home)

Frisbees, balls, and water pistols

Fancy soap & body wash

Hygiene wipes, panty liners

DO NOT INCUDE

Anything with chocolate, caramel, fudge

Gel or aerosol

No POP TARTS they melt

Nothing fresh but cookies

No drink mixes

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