On Sunday, September 15, 2013, we celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the rebuilding of our Sanctuary. The original Sanctuary was destroyed by Hurricane Carla in 1961. Two years later, a new Sanctuary was consecrated, showing the strength of the Palacios congregation to rebuild after this devastating storm.
Rev. King read a portion of the letter sent by Rev. Clint Harris recalling the faith and resilience of the Palacios UMC congregation following the destrucstion of Hurricane Carla in 1961.
The Chancel Choir, led by Perry Dean, sang a special selection for this special service. Halcy Dean provided the Children's sermon. Kyle and Zach Seaman opened what was expected to be a time capsule set in 1963. Mrs. Johnson, Brhlik and Holloway enjoyed a painting of the new sanctuary.
Our guest preacher, Rev. Virgilio Vazquez-Garza, Assistant to the Bishop of the Rio Texas Conference, delivered a great message on the Lost Sheep.
And of course, where two or more Methodists are together, there is always plenty of food!