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.
Different generations pray together on Christmas Eve service.
The Christmas Eve Service is one of the most attended of the year.
The Pastor, Kevin Haug, share a moment of the service with the kids.
Twice a year a Blood Drive gives the opportunity to Cat Spring neighbors to donate blood to save lives.
The church facilities are used on every election to cast the votes.
Kevin Haug works on Sunday sermon from his office.
St. John Lutheran Church of Cat Spring, Texas
Neighbors from Cat Spring on its way to Sunday service.
A young man hold the church doors open to the older generations.
Cowboy hats at the church hall.
Ralph Grinde, member of the church council, posts the service attendance.
Every service begins with community announcements and updates.
Members of the church pray during a Sunday service.
The pastor shake hands and hugs all the attendees at the exit of the service.
After the service, the members of the church meet on the ‘Fellowship Hall’, next to the church.
Two members of the church share a cup of coffee at the ‘Fellowship Hall’ after the service.
Kevin Haug (41), pastor of St. John Lutheran Church of Cat Spring, Texas.
(December 2014 – February 2015)