Category: Church

At The Capitol of Texas






Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops Catholic Faith in Action Advocacy Day in Austin.  Mark Meurer and Renee Underwood representing the Catholic Diocese of Lubbock visited with those that represent each of us at the State Capitol Monday in preparation for…

Robert “Cheta” Hiracheta






Memorial Services for Robert Hiracheta, 53, of Lubbock will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at The Chapel in Broadway Funeral Directors, 1901 Broadway Lubbock, TX 79401. Cremation arrangements were made under the direction of Broadway Funeral…

Lenro C. Brieger






Lenro C. Brieger LUBBOCK-Funeral service for Lenro C. Brieger, 67, of Lubbock, formerly of Wilson, will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, March 3, 2017, in Slaton’s Grace Lutheran Church with Lay-Minister Tonda Freitag officiating. Burial will follow in Englewood…

DeeAnn “Nanner” Stephenson






DeeAnn “Nanner” Stephenson, 50, passed from this life Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, after a lengthy illness. Services will be Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, at 10 a.m. in Westview Baptist Church of Slaton with Dr. Kirk Kitchens officiating under the direction…

Memorial Mass Details – Rev Lawrence Hemp






From: FR. JIM MCCARTNEY Re: Rev. Lawrence Hemp It is with great sadness that the Lubbock community takes note of the death of Rev. Lawrence Hemp. Fr. Larry was ordained for service to the Diocese of Amarillo in December of…

PRAYER ON THE SQUARE






by Jessica Kelly Our country, our town, and our children are in need of prayer. Intentional, Christian prayer. I am starting a weekly prayer group, Slaton Prayer on the Square. I will be in the gazebo on the square Tuesday nights at…

Linda Kay Abbott






SLATON-Linda Kay Abbott, 73, of Lubbock, formerly of Slaton passed away Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, after a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Englunds Chapel with Deacon Adam Behnke officiating. Graveside services will…

Rev. Mr. Darris D. Linder






SLATON-Rosary services for Darris D. Linder, 74, of Slaton will be 6:30 PM Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016 in St Joseph Catholic Church. Celebration of life service will be 10 AM, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016 in Slaton’s St. Joseph Catholic Church…

Lester E. Ehler






Dr. Lester E. Ehler left for his heavenly home on Sept. 2, 2016, in Vacaville, CA. Les was born Jan. 3, 1946, in Slaton, Texas, the third of seven children of Ervin and Irene Ehler. He was raised on the…

Lucille “Dee Dee”” Caldwell Mullins






Lucille Dee Dee Caldwell Mullins, of Slaton passed away Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, after a brief illness. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, in Englewood Cemetery with Dr. Cleve Kerby officiating, under the direction of Englunds…

Diana Kay Schuette Sumner






A memorial Mass will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Slaton at 10 a.m. Wednesday, September 14, 2016. On the morning of August 28, 2016, Diana passed away at OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City, OK as a…

Gabriel James Ramos






Rosary Service for Gabriel Ramos, 23, of Slaton, will be Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016 at 7 p.m. in Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Mass Service will be celebrated 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016 in Our Lady of Guadalupe…

CATHOLIC RETREAT – Register Now!






This is an awesome Catholic Retreat for Couples and Individuals! “Celebrating the Year of Mercy” Retreat Come hear the words of Jesus: “If you knew the gift of God!” In 2015, Pope Francis declared the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy.…

Steven Hollis Devroe






Steven Hollis Devroe, 42, of Lubbock, passed away Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016. He was born in Slaton, Texas, on Sept. 16, 1973, to Jack Dean Jackson and Ella Mac Devroe. He worked for McDonald’s in 2009. He started working at…

Keith Stone






Keith Stone, 62 of Lubbock, formerly of Slaton passed away Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, after a sudden illness. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, in First Baptist Church with Dr. Cleve Kerby, and Kenneth Winchester officiating.…

KC’s Help with Cooked Meat Sale – Order Now!!






Knights of Columbus #2571, Slaton Cooked Meat Sale Knights will prepare pre-paid orders only of: Brisket (aprx.) 10 lb) $80.00 Pulled Pork (by the pound)  $6.00. lb.  Spare Ribs (rack) $25.00 Chicken (per 2 halves) $10.00 Kelly Beans pinto (by…

Josephine Vargas






Rosary for Josephine Vargas, 65, of Slaton, will be Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. in Englunds Chapel. Celebration of Mass Service will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, in Slaton’s Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic…

Curtis B. Wilke






Curtis B. Wilke, 87, of Wilson, passed away Friday, Aug. 19 , 2016. Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, at the St. John Lutheran Church, in Wilson, Texas, with Lay-Minister Tonda Freitag officiating. Graveside services will…

Mary Esther Carmona






Rosary for Esther Carmona, 54, of Slaton, will be Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. in Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Celebration of Mass Service will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday in Slaton’s Our Lady of Guadalupe…

Jose T. Soto






(Slaton) Rosary Service for Jose “Chako” Torres Soto, 76, of Slaton, will be Sunday, August 14, 2016 at 6:30 P.M. in Englunds Chapel.  Mass Service will be celebrated at 10:00 A.M. Monday, August 12, 2016 in Our Lady of Guadalupe…

Clara Waugh Rempe






Clara Waugh Rempe passed away at 11:30 p.m. on August, 9 2016 at Slaton Care Center after battling cancer for 11 years. Church service will be Thursday, Aug 11, at 2:00 PM at First United Methodist Church, Slaton. She was…

Rudy Garcia






 (Slaton) A Memorial Mass Service for Rudy Garcia, 48, of Lubbock will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Friday, August 12th, 2016 in Slaton’s Our Lady of Guadalupe Cathloic Church with Rev. Chacko Thadathil, officiating.  Graveside will follow in Peaceful Gardens…

Clint Forrest Davis






(Slaton)  Rosary services for Clint F. Davis, 42, of Slaton will be 6:30 PM Thursday, July 14, 2016 in Englunds Chapel.     Celebration of life service will be 10 AM, Friday, July 15, 2016 in Slaton’s St. Joseph Catholic Church with…

Carlton Wilke






(Slaton) Carlton Wilke, 83, of Wilson, passed away Monday, July 4, 2016. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM, Thursday, July 7, 2016 at the St. John Lutheran Church, in Wilson, TX with Pastor Tonda Freitag officiating. Graveside services will follow…

Viola Mae Reardon






Viola Mae Reardon       (Slaton) Chapel Services for Viola Mae (Walton) Reardon, 77, of Lubbock will be Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 11 AM in Englunds Chapel with Dr Cleve Kerby officiating. The family will have a visitation before the service…

Glen L. Hartley






Glen L. Hartley, 87, of Slaton, passed away on June 14, 2016. Services will be in Englewood Cemetery on Friday, June 17, 2016 at 10:30 AM, with Steve Campbell officiating. Interment will be in Englewood Cemetery under the direction of…

Delivered!!! 1000 Dozen Cookies by 7am






Mercy Retreat Center received a special delivery at 7am this morning!!!  The Wilson’s of Slaton Bakery delivered 1,000 dozen (12,000) cookies to be used for a special retreat this weekend.  

St Joseph Catholic School OPEN HOUSE






Drive past St Joseph Catholic School, you will notice that Parents, Students, Teachers and volunteers freshened up the front of the school.  Tuesday evening the school hosted an “Open House”. Now is a great time to visit with Sr Brenda…

Charles M. Edmunds






Charles M. Edmunds (Slaton) Charles M. Edmunds, 88, went to be with his Heavenly Father, Sunday, March 6th, 2016. Chapel Services will be Friday, March 11, 2016 at 11 AM in Englunds Chapel with Bill Jernigan officiating.  Services are under…

Willie Pearl Erna Bruckner Kiser






Willie Pearl Erna Bruckner Kiser (Slaton) Willie Pearl Kiser, 93, went to be with her Lord on March 8, 2016, surrounded by her family at the Lampstand Health and Rehabilitation Center in Bryan. Services will be held at Englunds Funeral…

Francisco Ruiz






Francisco Ruiz (Slaton) Rosary for Francisco Ruiz, 93 of Slaton, will be Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 6:30 p.m., in Englunds Chapel.  Funeral Service will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Thursday in Englunds Chapel with Rev. Chacko Thadathil, officiating.  Interment…

WHAT’S HAPPENING AT MERCY RETREAT CENTER






Next week we have Ash Wednesday and preparation for the Men’s ACTS Retreat on Feb 11-14. FEBRUARY CALENDAR of EVENTS Feb. 10 ASH WEDNESDAY Feb. 11-14 ACTS Men’s Retreat Feb. 18-21 EMMAUS Women’s Walk Feb. 26-28 YEAR OF MERCY RETREAT…

OBITUARY: Louise Brake






Louise Brake (Slaton) Louise Brake, 88 of Slaton passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2016 after a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be 2 PM, Saturday, February 6th, 2016, in Hearts Together Church of Christ with Curtis Baker officiating. Graveside services…

OBITUARY: Bobby G. Holley






Bobby G. Holley (Slaton) Bobby Gene Holley, 78, went home to be with his Lord, Monday, February 1, 2016. Chapel Services will be Friday, February 5, 2016 at 10:30 AM in Englunds Chapel with Travis Hart officiating.  Services are under…

Sing With The Ministers! SingAlong!






From Steve Campbell Fifth Sunday Sing A Long at First Christian Church of Slaton Sunday, January 31 at 6:00 p.m.     Sponsored by Slaton Ministerial Alliance.      Sandwiches, chips, dessert and drinks in fellowship hall after singing.

Hearing and Believing (Rom 10:14-17)






By: Curtis Baker Early on in our study of Romans, we established “God’s righteous purposes” as one of the primary themes of the letter. Paul said in the 1:16-17 he is “not ashamed of the gospel, because within the gospel…

What Have We Learned So Far? (Rom 9:29-10:8)






By: Curtis Baker Over the last several weeks, we have been trying to follow the apostle Paul through a very difficult series of teachings in Romans chapter nine. In this section, which will go all the way to the end…

Avoiding Two Common Errors by Curtis Baker






By: Curtis Baker Due to the subject manner that Paul addresses in Romans 9-11, I thought it might be appropriate to speak a word of caution. Paul, of course, in Romans 9-11 is dealing with the question of whether God…

Weekend Snack Sack Program






Hi Y’all!  I hope you have all had a great summer & are ready for the new school year!  If you missed the call for help in picking up food, it’s because we have made some changes in the program…

Faith…






Have Faith In Me… Be Gentle As A Dove… Repent… My House Has Many Mansions…

The Groanings of Creation (Rom 8:18-27)






By: Curtis Baker In Romans chapter 8, Paul brings us to a thought that is never really repeated anywhere else in scripture. As Paul describes to his readers the gloriousness of our future, and how our present suffering will be…

Is God Unjust? (Rom 9:14-18)






By: Curtis Baker Sometimes reading the apostle Paul is a tricky endeavor. Peter himself once said that Paul’s writings are “sometimes hard to understand,” (2 Peter 3:16) and you can believe if Peter struggled to understand Paul, so will we.…

How Can God Blame Us? (Rom 9:19-29) by Curtis Baker






By: Curtis Baker Having cleared up some things last week that might be mistaken about our understanding of Israel, both ancient and modern, we are now ready to resume Paul’s complicated argument in Romans 9-11. To review very quickly, Paul…

5th Sunday Sing-a-long Change to Sept 7






By Pastor Jo Gay, Sent from my iPhone 5th Sunday Sing-a-long is Changed to the first Sunday September 7 due to labor day First United Methodist Church 405 W Lubbock St Will host At 6:00 pm All special music is…

Sept 25 See You At The Pole






Students, Parents & Teachers of St Joseph School, Southland and Slaton Public School Campuses voluntarily gathered for a time of prayer around the Flag Pole at their school.

The Nature of Temptation






By: Curtis Baker  One of the most riveting scenes in scripture comes in the first three chapters of the book of Genesis.  After God had created the world with the power of his Word he looked out over that world…

Sausage Festival Details – Oct 19 & 21






44 Years of the Best Wurst in Texas! Saturday, October 19th SALE – SAUSAGE BY THE POUND, 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Regular Sausage $4.75/lb., Jalapeno Sausage: $5.50/lb., Habanero Sausage: $6.25/lb. Cash, checks, and cards accepted! Cash and check preferred.…

Mark Heinrich – Chairs Red Mass






Texas Supreme Court Justice, Phil Johnson, will be the keynote speaker at the Diocese of Lubbock Red Mass.  Slaton local, Mark Heinrich, is the chair person for the committee. More Details – Click Here