Special Guest Preachers, Speakers and Events

Building for the Ages Ground Breaking Celebration
Featuring Shrove Tuesday Family Dinner and Fireworks

Tuesday, March 5

5 – 6:15 p.m., Shrove Tuesday Family Dinner in Bagby Parish Hall
Tickets sold at the door
$8 adults; $5 children; $25 families of four or more “immediate family members”

6:30 p.m., Ceremonial Ground Breaking and Fireworks on the Plaza
A commemorative gift will be given at the event.

Event chairs Sande and Dwight Lyman, and Joanna and Robert Perkins

With special guests the Rt. Rev. C. Andrew Doyle, the Rt. Rev. Hector Monterroso, the Honorable James A. Baker, III, Mr. and Mrs. Neil Bush, Rev. Jim Jackson and Dr. Dave Peterson

Romantic Danube Cruise

October 24 – November 1, 2019
With guest speaker the Rev. Dr. Russell J. Levenson, Jr.

Cruise past picturesque landscapes along the beautiful Danube River while enjoying the scenic wonders and remarkable histories of these enchanting cities and towns:

Vilshofen – Attend an exclusive Oktoberfest celebration and explore the beautiful old town
Passau – Join a walking tour of the “City of Three Rivers” or visit the “Veste Oberhaus,” Passau’s Castle Hill
Linz – On the way to a tour of the historic center of Salzburg, Mirabell Gardens, Residenz Square and the Old Market, stop at Mondsee to see Basilica St. Michael (site of the wedding scene in “The Sound of Music”), or walk around Linz’s old city center and by the Mozart House; also choose to visit the charming mountain town, Český Krumlov, located just over the Czech-Austrian border
Weissenkirchen – Walk the cobblestone streets to the Baroque Stiftskirche or hike to the fortress where Richard the Lionheart was once held
• Vienna – Tour the majestic Opera House and former Imperial Palace of the Habsburgs before visiting St. Stephen’s Cathedral, or go on a guided bike ride along the Danube to the Klosterneuburg Monastery
Bratislava – Take a walk around the “Coronation City of Kings,” enjoy traditional Slovakian specialties or hike up to Bratislava Castle
Budapest – Tour the vibrant Great Market Hall or trek up Castle Hill for breathtaking views of the city below