St. John Lutheran Church of Cat Spring, Texas

St. John Lutheran Church of Cat Spring, Texas - Isma Monfort

What’s the center of an unincorporated small town in rural Texas? Where people gather and meet and share it’s worries? St. John Lutheran Church fills the blank in Cat Spring, Texas, as it’s pastor, Kevin Haug, makes sure the church is open and ready for everybody, not just on Sundays.

St. John Lutheran Church of Cat Spring, Texas - Isma Monfort

Different generations pray together on Christmas Eve service.

St. John Lutheran Church of Cat Spring, Texas - Isma Monfort

The Christmas Eve Service is one of the most attended of the year.

St. John Lutheran Church of Cat Spring, Texas - Isma Monfort

The Pastor, Kevin Haug, share a moment of the service with the kids.

St. John Lutheran Church of Cat Spring, Texas - Isma Monfort

Twice a year a Blood Drive gives the opportunity to Cat Spring neighbors to donate blood to save lives.

St. John Lutheran Church of Cat Spring, Texas - Isma Monfort

The church facilities are used on every election to cast the votes.

St. John Lutheran Church of Cat Spring, Texas - Isma Monfort

Kevin Haug works on Sunday sermon from his office.

St. John Lutheran Church of Cat Spring, Texas - Isma Monfort

St. John Lutheran Church of Cat Spring, Texas

St. John Lutheran Church of Cat Spring, Texas - Isma Monfort

Neighbors from Cat Spring on its way to Sunday service.

St. John Lutheran Church of Cat Spring, Texas - Isma Monfort

A young man hold the church doors open to the older generations.

St. John Lutheran Church of Cat Spring, Texas - Isma Monfort

Cowboy hats at the church hall.

St. John Lutheran Church of Cat Spring, Texas - Isma Monfort

Ralph Grinde, member of the church council, posts the service attendance.

St. John Lutheran Church of Cat Spring, Texas - Isma Monfort

Every service begins with community announcements and updates.

St. John Lutheran Church of Cat Spring, Texas - Isma Monfort

Members of the church pray during a Sunday service.

St. John Lutheran Church of Cat Spring, Texas - Isma Monfort

The pastor shake hands and hugs all the attendees at the exit of the service.

St. John Lutheran Church of Cat Spring, Texas - Isma Monfort

After the service, the members of the church meet on the ‘Fellowship Hall’, next to the church.

St. John Lutheran Church of Cat Spring, Texas - Isma Monfort

Two members of the church share a cup of coffee at the ‘Fellowship Hall’ after the service.

St. John Lutheran Church of Cat Spring, Texas - Isma Monfort

Kevin Haug (41), pastor of St. John Lutheran Church of Cat Spring, Texas.

(December 2014 – February 2015)