Vegetable Garden Ministry

Weekly Newsletter 9/6/19


*NEW* 2019-2020 Vegetable Garden Leadership Team

  • Lead: Audrey Brandt
  • Co-Lead: Joe Bechtel
  • Historian: Helen Bradley
  • Treasurer: Mary Baxter
  • Communication: Katharine Norman
  • Membership Team: Jennifer Patel & Bernadette Norman
  • Additional Board Members: Chris Delmolino & Ofel Cordero
  • Tractor Operator: Mike Piske

Note: The tractor is owned by the church. For safety reasons, only trained individuals are permitted to operate it.

Treasurer Report

Current balance: $558

  • No money was spent this past year.
  • Ministry purchases are tax-exempt.
  • Please contact Mary Baxter for the tax-exempt form if needed.

Upcoming Events:

Saturday Gardening

Saturday, Sep. 7th, 7:30am

Saint Michael Vegetable Garden

Big picture

Memorial Services for Rich Herzog

Richard Charles Herzog

October 19, 1945- August 31, 2019

Rich was known as the "cucumber whisperer" at the Vegetable Garden.

Please keep him & his family in your prayers.


Sunday, Sep. 8th, 6-8pm

523 South Main Street

Grapevine, TX


Monday, Sep. 9th, 10am

3713 East Harwood Road

Bedford, TX

Reception immediately following.

Safe Environment Training

* Required prior to serving in ministry

* Must be renewed every two years

* Click link below for more info and/or register for training

* Next class: Saturday, September 14th at 9 am

Formerly called "Safe Environment Training." now called: Adult Safe Environment Awareness Sessions. Safe Environment Certification for the Diocese of Fort Worth is no longer offered “online” and is now only offered in person.

Seminar for Ministry Leads

October 5, 2019

Details TBD.

September Birthdays

9/16- Bill Collins

9/30- Phyllis Hassett

Please click the link below OR reply to this email to add your birthday to the spreadsheet:

Note: The link may not work if using your phone. Please use a computer to access the spreadsheet.

Thank you!

Shout Outs!

BIG thank you to Weldon & Bill for all of your hard work in coordinating the Vegetable Garden Ministry!! We are grateful for the time & talent you have shared with us.

Jennifer & Marco volunteered to help sell Feast Day raffle tickets on behalf of the Vegetable Garden Ministry. Thank you!

Photo Gallery

Test Your Knowledge :)

Photos, captions, & test your knowledge provided by Helen Bradley. Thank you!

Community Corner

Thanks to fellow gardeners for sharing this info!

  • Marshall Grain (3525 William D. Tate Ave, Grapevine, TX 76051) offers a 10% discount for Seniors (65+) on Tuesdays.
  • If you enroll in classes at a Community College you can obtain a subscription to Microsoft Office 365 at no charge.
Feast Day Volunteers Needed! Click HERE

Click link above and scroll down to the "Volunteers Needed" header. Also, click link above for general Feast Day 2019 info. Feast Day is Saturday, September 28.

We want to hear from YOU!

Do you have an event, shout out, recipe, prayer request, etc you would like to share with the Vegetable Garden Ministry? Please let us know!!

Contact Katharine at OR call/ text 817-360-5856.

Test Your Knowledge Answers

A. Pumpkins

B. Cucumbers

C. Beans