Pews for Mission

Giddings PewsImmanuel, Giddings is replacing their pews and would love to contribute the current pews to any mission or even estalbished congregation. There are approximately 40 pews available and they are in relatively good condition. If you are interested contact Ray Walther at (281) 772-1088 or

Assist the Mission

Mission Team from Concordia-San Antonio is seeking a set of used paraments and other altar furnishings. Furnishings will be used on an altar the team will build for a chapel in Lutheran Hour Ministries’ Center in Leon, Nicaragua. Chapel will be home to a mission congregation of the Nicaragua Lutheran Synod (ILSN). Need by March, 2015. Contact Ron Lammert 210-219-1198 or

Background Checks for Volunteer Workers

Looking to do a background check for your volunteers?  Talk with your Insurance Underwriter and ask them for their advice. 

If you are looking for a vendor, go to your favorite search engine and type in "background check for church volunteers" or click on one of the following links. (The Texas District is not compensated by any company to provide this list and is not endorsing any company listed below.)

Background Check

Protect My Ministry is an employment and volunteer background screening company established to assist churches, schools and other faith-based organizations in implementing and maintaining a thorough background screening process.

other agencies

Shepherd's Watch

Intelius Screen Solutions

Oxford Document Management Company