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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 2, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas Schlitterbatm presents Christian Music Festival Schlitterbdhn presents 25 Christian Music Groulte In its sixth annual Christian Music Fes tival Saturday Sept 10 and Sunday Sept 1 A nondenominational worship service will be held at 1 1 on Sunday on the island in the centet of the parks Congo River On Satur day there will be continuous music on the Lagoon stage and Wave Pool stage from 1 1 Schlitterbahn special admission rates for the Festival For information call Schlitterbahn at 210 6252351 Hiil Country Bible Church to host fish fry Sept 3 The Hill Country Bible Church will hold a Fish Fry Sept 3 from at the church Tamarack Shores and FM 306 All you can eal catfish coleslaw potato salad beans corn bread and tea Donations adults kids under 12 years Dessert extra Bake sale and Country Store First Protestant to host womens fellowship meeting The annual meeting of the Womens Fellow ship of the South Texas Association of the United Church of Christ will be hosted by the women of First Protestant Church on Thursday Sept 8 Registration will begin at 930 in the Bormann Room of Seele Parish House entrance down the ramp on Gastell Street along wjth fellowship and refreshments At 10 participants will go to the church Sanctuary for inspirational and informational sharing of worship a video about the Back Bay Mission and Lillian Schlichtings report from the Vision Implementation Team Lunch will be in the Bormann Room with opportunity to meet the new Interim Confer ence Minister Dr David Felton and to share with ladies from the 15 womens groups that form the South Central Texas Womans Fel After lunch we will again meet intheSanctu ary to hear Dr Feltons challenge business meeting We look forward to Gods presence for a great day Bingo continues at OLPH Bingo Night is every Thursday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Hall New Braunfels Early Birds Pastor of the Year nominations being accepted Nominations are being accepted for the Third Annual Pastor of the Year sponsored by Under His Wing Ministries Inc from August 15Sept 30 ThePastoroftheYearawardisawaytorec ognize pastors who serve their congregations to the utmost of their ability Each pastor nomi nated will be recognized in a special way The winner will be announced rationally October 9 1994 To nominate your pastor send a letter telling why your pastor should be Pastor of the Year to Under His Wing Ministries 1500 Warren Avenue Williamsport Pa 177012620 For information contact Jerry Frear Jr at HFH announces day of observation The Comal County chapter of Habitat for Humanity will participate in an International Day of Prayer for Human Habitat The day of observation will be Sept 18 and will include people from churches of all denominations For more information contact Donna Covey at 6254031 Pathway to Intimacy set for Sept 24 at Oakwood Baptist From staff reports Pathway to lib erating truth for meaningful rela is the title of a special program scheduled for presen tation at Oakwood Baptist Chirjh 2154 N Loop 337 in New BjaujBlbls on Sept 24 The workshop will be led by Dr Chris Thurman 9 licensed psychologist and consultant who has authored several books Dr Chris including The Lies We Believe Thurman Truths We Must and IfChrisj Were Your The event is sponsored by the Center for Mar riage and Family Intimacy in Austin To register call 18008818008 Its how been a couple of years since New Braunfels last Life Chain The brain child of California businessman Royce Dunn Life Chain had been initiated in 1987 In his Words We had been looking for a creative idea that would motivate and activate the The Life Chain strategy was simple You enlist Christians to line a well traveled street holdingsigns With the simple mes sage Abortion Kills The result is a human chain with a provocative prolife message The impact on those who see it for the first time is significant Our first Life Chain in New Braunfels was on Sunday afternoon Oct A Lutheran pastor described the Life Chain as a budge into activism and commit ment helping tians confront their indifference to Another prolife leader explained participation in the Life Chain as a foot in the door of activism a baby step toward greater and Dick Jones 1 greater levels of com In New Braunfels those on the first organizing committee had seen the As CoCoordinator I remember the excite Life Chain as a way of encouraging folks to ment we felt bn that day We had no idea get off the fence on abortion Our hope was wat the response would be A cold front that the event would galvanize the prolife had moved through the area the night community in town into expressing before dropping the temperature down into their prolife convictions in practical and the SOs The demonstration was scheduled tangible ways to begin at 2 At a quarter of there We organized subsequent Life Chains in a few folks in position around the 1991 and 1992 In each we saw Plaza and on San Antonio Street Just min more and more folks participate with a utes later hundreds of folks appeared all high of 850 people lining the Plaza San holding their signs which had been distrib Antonio and Seguin streets forming a cross ABOBTION ABORTION At the Life Chain 3 In 1992 are from toft Crystal Jones Rhine Ross Cindy Armor Anna Jones Kerrle Nelson and Becky Costelio utedearliertoareachurches to the center of town Life Chain provided a tions Many folks participated in those pro onourpart IfyouheldasignthatsaidAbortion of preborn babies For virtually all of the tion speaking with one voice the messages our onginal objective has ms did you mean what you peen MOW many ot those UteLhainpartc said Was your life changed by the New parcpans s was te rs opportunty oron s ren esus eas sa as your e ca they had to speak out against abortion One and and finally Adoption at local Crisis Pregnan c of Dunns early associates explained The the Loving cy Center contribute financially or have Life Chain is designed to activate the Chris Reflecting back the Life Chain had found other significant ways to preserve the uicKJones ts rostoroj Christ tian mobilize the Churchs always been intended to serve as a means to lives of prebom Abortion Kills Presbyterian Church and President of the thinking on which translates into an end It was a means of moving Chris Children is a strong and unequivocal mes Comal County Christian ProLife Founda changed minds and changed tians to boldly live out their prolife convic sage It requires a commensurate response By TECLO Staff Writer While most people go to the Caribbean for the sun magnificent beaches and just plain old fun Four New Braunfels youths went to the Caribbean this summer and enjoyed it but it wasnt all fun and games Rebecca Costello James Gallaher Leah Balderson and Sue Stuart did spend some time on the beach but that wasnt what their mission The youth were all part of Youthquake 94 the largest short term mission outreach World Indigenous Missions has ever attempted Mike Costello of WIMNew Braunfels helped coordinate the soul saying trip to the Dominican Republic It was a life changing experi ence for the teens and adults who Costello said Plus having an eternal impact on the Domini cans The spiritual impact on the 100 who went but their family and friends who they share it The young peo ple attended ses sions during the week that includ ed teaching on mime drama and puppetry spiritual warfare intercession and the pow er and workings of the Holy Spirit For the weekend they were let loose to practice some of the things they had absorbed during the week The New Braunfels four were among about 100 teens oa the streets of Santo Domingo Divided into twelve groups for street ministry and ministry in local churches Youthquake estimated that over 100 peo ple accepted God into their lives They were really open for the Word of said Rebecca Costello One day we were all ait on the streets ministering We were only there for 20 minutes and 30 Chil They were really open for the Word of God One day we were all out on the streets minis tering We were only there for 20 minutes and 30 children accpeted Christ as their personal sav Rebecca Costello Rebecca Costello left Leah Baldereon center Jamee Gallaher right and Susan Stewart front row are shown togather with other youths who attended fha short term outreach mlaeton dren accepted Christ as their personal sav Youth from San Antonio and Luling were including the group that drove 30 hours to Miami then flew to Santo Domin go Several big things happened for the group but one that stuck out in the memory of spine was the saving of a woman in air pott in the Dominican She received Jesus as her savior then fell under the power of the Holy Spirit Two of the young people directed room traffic around the lady who now lay on the floor I Two other women who went into the t bathroom also accepted Jesus Monday the teens were the day ofjf and spent the day at tiiebeaph So maybe the group did go to the Caribbean for the Son tbe beaches and the fun Ing the miasloii center opposite pwtWpated In a group wortcshop dur ;