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Vacation Bible School
Courtesy photo by Jennifer Kidd
Vacation Bible School participants atTrinity-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church included, from left, back row:
Hazel Morris (who told stories to the younger kids), Kai Kidd, Zach Parker, Ty Morris (a science activity
helper), Hefner Appling and Dr. Richard Scalan (a retired chemist who provided science lessons to
the kids ); front row, from left: Kailey McKinney, Caitlin Shannon, Ian McClelland, Miles Parsons, Jeb
Boulanger, Ava Smith and Jensen George. Vacation Bible School, held June 16-20, included Bible
study, science lesons, games, arts and crafts and skits put on by church youth.
are wed June 5
Alegra Murine Hawkins and Louis
Martin Spinn III were married at 7:30
p.m. Thursday, June 5 at Trinity-by-
the-Sea Episcopal Church in Port
The bride is the granddaughter of
the late Maurine Crook of Corpus
The groom is the son of Louis and
Gail Spinn of Port Aransas.
The ceremony was performed by
Father A1 Leveridge, vicar at Trin-
The bride was attended by man of
honor John Hull of Corpus Christi, a
Best man was Justin Gargano of
West Haven, Conn., first cousin of the
groom and son of Don and Cynthia
Frank of Port Aransas.
The bride wore a gown with chan-
tilly lace overlaying a strapless bod-
ice. Swarovski crystals adorned the
bodice and a chapel-length train was
edged with scalloped lace.
The groom wore a charcoal pin-
stripe tuxedo with a lime green vest,
tie and accents.
The bride's bouquet was comprised
of large sunflowers, and the groom
and attendants wore plumeria bou-
Alegra Maurine Hawkins and Louis Martin Spinn were married at
Trinity-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church on Thursday, June 5.
Shekihah Glory, a praise music
group, will be performing at
the Island Worship Center this
Sunday and Monday, June 29
to host concerts
The Island Worship Center (IWC)
will host a performance on Sunday,
June 29, and Monday, June 30, by
Shekinah Glory is a group of re-
cording artists Ray and Lois Tauscher
and Cindy Duvall, who have had
many top 10 praise and worship songs
in the international music market. ,
They will perform and preach on
Sunday, June 29 at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.,
and on Monday, June 30, at 7 p.m., at
the IWC, 1801 S. 11th St.
For more information call 749-
Kristy Lynn Home and Daniel Jackson were married April 5 at mile marker
53 on the Port Aransas beach. The bride is the daughter of Debbie and
Eddie Pauschert of Mathis. The groom is the son of Kim and Tommy
Jackson of Port Aransas. Donny D'Herde, pastor of Aransas Pass Church
of Christ, performed the ceremony. Both are graduates of Port Aransas
High School. The groom served in the U.S. Air Force and the bride served
in the U.S. Navy. He is a graduate of Del Mar College with a degree in
applied diesel technology and is employed by Colt Services as an on-line
loop technician. She is a graduate of Texas A&M - College Station with a
Bachelor of Science degree in life science. She is employed with Sanofi-
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Shining the light of Jesus
Courtesy photo by Fonzie Munoz
Last weekend my family and I were
driving through town, looking at the
"sights" of Port Aransas in the summer.
As we were driving, we came upon a
traffic accident that our first responders
had under control. The problem was
that too many people were "rubber-
necking" -- you know - slowing down
and looking while driving, to see what
had happened. As I was driving past,
it occurred to me that "rubber-necking"
has been around for a long time.
Jesus told the story (in Luke 10:30-
37) of some "rubber-neckers" who
didn't bother to stop to see if everyone
was OK. You're familiar with the
Good Samaritan story. The modern
day equivalent of the story would go
something like this:
"A local resident had a bad accident
that left him helpless on the side of the
road. First, the Baptist pastor told the
victim that he was praying for him as
he drove by. Next, a deacon from one
of the local churches continued past the
victim and looked the other way. Fi-
nally, a member of the local A A chapter
sees the accident, stops and takes the
accident victim to the clinic and pays
for the bill himself."
All joking aside, believers in Jesus
are to be Christ-like examples to those
around us. God wants to use us in
every situation that comes up. At First
Baptist Church of Port Aransas, we
are going through the greatest sermon
ever preached, Jesus' sermon on the
Mount. Jesus opened this sermon with
the beatitudes. They are eight areas of
our lives in which we must admit our
need for God, accept responsibility
for sin, submit control of our life to
Brigitte Althauser, 49, died
Wednesday, June 11, 2008, in San
Antonio. She was the wife of Mar-
cel Althauser, owner of Marcel's
Restaurant in Port Aransas.
She is survived by her husband
and family. No services will be
Christie E. Buckmiller, 60, died
Saturday, June 21, 2008. She was
the wife of Fred Buckmiller of Port
She is survived by her husband
and a sister, Karen (Kirt) Hopson
of Los Angeles, Calif.
Private family services will be
God, make God's
will the priority,
forgive those who
have hurt us, ad-
dress our selfish
in the right rela-
tionships, and be
willing to stand
up for our faith.
Jesus then boils it down (Mat 5:14-16
NLT) "You are the light of the world
- like a city on a hilltop that cannot be
hidden. No one lights a lamp and then
puts it under a basket. Instead, a lamp
is placed on a stand, where it gives light
to everyone in the house. In the same
way, let your good deeds shine out for
all to see, so that everyone will praise
your heavenly Father.
Our job and privilege is to shine so
that others can see who Jesus really is.
We are to shine at work, at the beach,
at home or while coming across a car
accident. The Christian contemporary
band, "Newsboys" wrote a song called
"Shine". They expressed the same
sentiment like this:
And try as you may there is no way
to explain the kinda change that would
make an Eskimo renounce fur, that
would make a vegetarian barbecue
hamster unless you can trace this
about-face to a certain sign. Shine,
make 'em wonder whatcha got,
make 'em wish that they were not
on the outside looking bored;
shine, let it shine, before all men,
let em see good works and then
let em glorify the lord
So, the question you need to ask
yourself if you are a believer in Jesus
is, "What areas am I not shining Jesus'
light for the world to see?"
William Campbell is pastor at First
Baptist Church of Port Aransas.
Cliff and Audrey Anthes of El Paso, announce the engagement
of their daughter, Sheri Anthes of Alvin to David Carhart of Tulsa,
Okla. The prospective groom is the son of Marilyn and the late Bill
Carhart of Port Aransas. The couple plan to marry on Oct.18, at
St. James Episcopal Church in Eureka Springs, Ark.
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CHURCH OF CHRIST
James Bruster, Minister
Sunday Bible Class 9 a.m.
Worship 10 a.m. & 6 p.m.
Wednesday Class 7 p.m.
CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST
OF LATTER DAY SAINTS
Paul Campbell, President
Sacrament Meeting: 9:30 a.m.
Sunday School: 10:45 a.m.
Primary: 10:45 a.m.
Priesthood and Relief Society:
3035 Hwy 35 N.
Richard Safford, Pastor
Sunday Worship:11:00 a.m.
Church School 9:30 a.m. Sun.
Bible Study 4:00 p.m. Wed.
113 S. Alister 749-5319
11TH STREET CHRISTIAN
John Pritchett, Minister
Sunday School: 10 a.m.
Worship: 11 a.m.
11th & Nelson Ave.
James Sturgis, Pastor
938 W. Lott Ave., Aransas Pass
Sunday School: 9 a.m.
Morning Worship: 10 a.m.
William Campbell, Pastor
Study - all ages 9:45 a.m.
Worship: 11:00 a.m.
Anchor Groups: T.B.A.
Wed.: Tidal Wave Kids
200 N. Station 749-6479
(Disciples of Christ)
Rev. David Dear, Pastor
Sunday School: 9:45 a.m.
Worship: 11 a.m.
337 W. Nelson & Rife
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1129 S. 11 th St. Jessica Torres
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ISLAND IN THE SON
Rev. Dana L. Hamilton, Pastor
Sunday Service: 8:45 & 11 a.m.
Sunday School at 10:00 a.m.
15602 Hwy. 361 (by Beach Access Rd. 3)
749-0884 or 361-438-2337
ISLAND WORSHIP CENTER
Pentecostal Sabrina Grubbs, Pastor
Sunday: 10:00 a.m.
Wed. Bible Study - 7 p.m.
1801 S. 11th 749-5772
ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC
Father John Xaviour
Rosary 7:45 & Mass 8 a.m. weekdays
Saturday Mass: 5 p.m.
Sunday Mass: 9 & 11 a.m.
Holy Days, Vigil 6 p.m., Mass 9 a.m.
Confession: Saturday 4:30 p.m.
100 N. Station 749-5825
Rev. Al Leveridge, Vicar
Sunday School 10 a.m.
Sunday Eucharist: 10 a.m. & 7 p.m.
Christian Education: Sunday 6 p.m.
Women's Bible Study: Monday 7 p.m.
Wed. Eucharist: 9:30 a.m.
Wed. Bible Study 4 p.m.
433 Trojan St 749-6449
the Church of
100 E. White
Mora Marine Service
150 W. Cotter
710 Alister 749-5666
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