Our website will be the easiest way to connect to worship and other virtual gatherings .
Always visit the link particular the the specific date and time of the gathering.
Scripture Readings for Sunday, May 10, 2020, Fifth Sunday of Easter

From the desk of Pastor Katie
Grace, peace and every good be with you!

As you heard Sunday morning, your church council met Monday, May 4 to discern an updated health plan for coming back together safely. These conversations and decisions are difficult and made out of care and concern for one another.

There will be two opportunities to hear from Pastor Katie and ask questions regarding this health plan.

Click to Join: Thursday, May 7 - 6:30pm
Meeting number:
141 910 476
StaySafe (78297233 from phones)
+1-650-215-5226 United States Toll

Sunday, May 10 - 5 minutes following worship, on the same link.

This is a plan - and all plans have a variable of change. Given the current information and conditions, this is what has been decided for now. We will continually monitor and evaluate information and make amendments as necessary.

All my love,
Pastor Katie

Click to Join: Sunday, May 10, 2020 - 10:30am
**Link still to come - see www.huttolutheranchurch.org**
Access Code :
Password :

To join audio only:
Call-in toll number (US/Canada)
Call-in toll-free number (US/Canada)

Adult Sunday School

Meeting number/access code:
144 611 338
(78839766 from phones)

To join audio only:
+1-650-215-5226 United States Toll

We will continue a study on the book of Romans. Please read chapters 5 and 6.

All are welcome and encouraged to make this time of faith formation a part of your week.

Youth Ministry

Monday, May 11, 2020

Meeting number: 141 819 249
Password: KidsConnect (54372666 for call-in users)

Meeting number: 144 309 737
Password: YouthConnect
(96884266 for call-in users)

Call-in/audio only:
+1-650-215-5226 United States Toll
Out of Office Office Hours

Meeting number: 145 484 649
Password: ChatApril28 (24282774 from phones)

Join by phone
+1-650-215-5226 United States Toll

Each Tuesday, Pastor Katie will "hangout" from 9:30am-11:00am.

Ministry Team Meetings

Ministry Teams will continue to meet virtually. Pastor Katie and team chairs will get details out soon.
Have an idea for a virtual gathering or way to connect with one another in this unique situation? Email Pastor Katie.
Prayer List
Will you help us with keeping this list current and pertinent? Email the Office for updates or deletions from this list.

Bowen David ; Stacie Welch ; Lana Guckian , niece of Christina Pompa; Christine Donoghue , sister of Heather Duewer; Wayne Erickson ; Steve Robles Jr. ; Greg Almquist ; Tonya Cermeno ; Weldon Zimmerman ; Chris Harris ; Darlene Rydell ; Tommie Barrera , mother of Catherena Rydell; Jackie McGary ; Nathan Pompa , grandson of Dennis & Christina Pompa; Sherry Fincher ; Linda Wahrmund; Heather Duewer ; Kelly Wilkerson ; David Lidell ; Kaitlyn , friend of the Seigmunds; Sandra Williams , friend of Connie Seigmund; Randa Nowotny , mother of Catherine Regan Barbara Kinnaman ; Buddy & Karyl Townsend & Debra Schmidt , friends of Dave & Barb Kinnaman; Lois Miller , sister of Jane Sweeny; Violeta , a student in our community; Krueger family , nephew of Jill Johnson; Mark Kreutzian; Annette Bryant; Helmer Dahl ; Jason & Kristen Stewart family step-brother of Amanda Brown; Kathy Kinnaman , mother of Dave Kinnaman; Jill Hrynda , friend of Storm Britten-Ilouno; Jerry Harper , uncle of Shelly Engelke; Benedicta Ilouno , adoptive mother of Storm Britten-Ilouno; Jill Johnson ; John Campbell ; Kathy Svoboda, her coworkers, those who's COVID-19 tests they are running; Audrey Eno Elam - Jackie Dahl's niece who is a RN; Alan Berge , friend of John Campbell and Keith Hunter; Anne Hinkle, friend of Catherine Regan

Seeking personal prayer?
If your need is private, and you don't want your name publicly posted in this eLink email Pastor Katie directly.
Your request can get passed along to HLC's small confidential prayer team. In life's difficult times (we all have them), know that HLC is ready to lift you up in prayer.

Military Service
Grant Carter, Johnathan Davis, Brighten Miller, Kasey Taylor and James Fletcher.
Hutto Resource Center Food Pantry
Hutto Rsource Center will continue to operated in a limited fashion. If you are able to donate, donations can be placed in the bin outside the south-side door to the fellowship hall.
Food Pantry Needs
1 lb. bags of beans, 1 lb. bags of rice Jelly, canned fruit, canned meats (chicken, Spam, tuna etc.), bar soap, spaghetti, pasta sauce, mac & cheese, boxed side dishes, canned vegetables, ravioli/spaghetti-o's, shampoo, body wash, laundry soap, toilet paper.
Youth Ministry
We'll have Kids Connect Group and Youth Connect Group Mondays at 4pm and 4:30pm respectively.
Worship Participants

Bruce Duewer

Assisting Ministers

Thanksgiving Moment

Childrens Ministry
Children's Message

We will still need people to sign up to volunteer in worship :

Lector - Read the lessons for the day in worship.
Prayers - Two people to offer the prayers of intercession.
Thanksgiving moment - One person to share briefly (two or three minutes) something they are grateful for.

During this time of physical distancing, HLC is committed to continuing to pay our staff - office and campus administrator, musicians and cleaning.

Please consider continuing to give financially to support our mission and ministry:

Mail a check
Mail at the office will be checked regularly.

Fill out and return paperwork to Irene Hackbarth

Click link above for instructions.

Click on above link to go to the secure GivePlus website

May Birthdays
01 Daniel Doty
03 Doyle McGary
03 Marvin Stromberg
05 Randall Craig
05 Leslie Doty
05 Iola Sturm
06 Marie Arnold
09 Tyler Hutson
11 Ernie Schmeisser
18 Rodney Westphal
21 Clarence Merkord
22 Grayson Doty
24 Lloyd Mattingly
25 Dave Kinnaman
27 Becky Zimmerman
28 Brenda Graham
28 Kirtus Kolar
29 Megan Lorfing
29 Avery Martin
30 Kaedyn Kolar
30 William Lorfing
30 Julie Rydell
31 Sadie Koch
05 Martin & Jenna Arnold
06 Randall Craig & Darlene Rydell
14 Dave & Barb Kinnaman
15 Eric & Carol Stromberg
16 Wayne & Shelly Engelke
16 TJ & Barbie Johnson
17 Frank & Trudy Simon
20 Randy & Maria Davis
29 Dennis & Christina Pompa
Adressing COVID-19
As a church community, we are closely monitoring the recommendations from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the Texas Department of State Health Services and the ELCA.

Please see links above for most current health plan.
Online giving to HLC
We have enabled contributions to Hutto Lutheran via a Mobile Phone app. A document here shows how to use the app. We are currently able to contribute to the General and the Building funds. If you have any questions, please contact Pastor Katie or Rodney Westphal.

Communications Format
Flocknote is our communications format to contact people by either email or text messages based on your preference. To get started, text Hutto to 84576. You will then receive a text message with instructions for setting up your account . If you have any questions or problems, please Contact Rodney Westphal or Pastor Katie

Campus Beautification
The property committee is looking for help with mowing and trimming the grass on the church campus. If you are interested in helping with this work, please contact the chairman of the Property Committee, David Dahl . Your help would be greatly appreciated.
Hutto Lutheran Church Council
Name & Ministry Team
You may send a person an email by clicking on the bold ministry team position.

Executive Committee
Cathy Bryant
Scott Brown
Sharon Holman
Rodney Westphal
Claudia Cook
Daniel Doty
Irene Hackbarth
Ernie Schmeisser
Frank Simon
Brian Wardwell
Becky Zimmerman
Service Volunteer Sign-ups
Sign up to volunteer in worship . You may also email the office if you wish to put your name on the sign-up. The sign-up book is for lector, assisting ministers and thanksgiving moment.

 Service Volunteer Descriptions
If you would like a more complete description of any of the positions, please contact someone on the Worship and Music committee or Pastor Katie.

Lector : Read the 1 st and 2 nd lessons and lead the congregation in responsive reading of the Psalm.
Assisting Ministers : Two people to lead the prayers of intercession each Sunday.
Thanksgiving Moment : Share with our assembly a brief experience of gratitude.

Sign Up Here: Service Volunteers
Office Info
Pastor Katie's Hours
Pastor Katie will primarily be working from home at this time. Please utilize her email or cell phone. She welcomes you to connect with her.
Office Hours
Regular office hours will not be kept at this time. If you need something, please email or call Pastor Katie.
Contact info
Reach the office by leaving a message on the Church phone (512) 759-2064.

To contact Pastor Katie for emergencies (24/7) phone her on her cell phone
(210) 416-3059