Wesley UMC, Austin hosted a luncheon for representatives of the Austin Police Department, Fire Department, Sheriff’s Department and the Austin Emergency Medical Services on June 26. Wesley UMC wanted to honor those who give so much back to their community.
Rev. Sylvester Chase started the luncheon with an invocation. The colors were presented by the local Boy Scouts chapter. The meal was prepared by members of the congregation and served by Wesley UMC Youth.
After the meal, each department was presented with a gift basket for their department.
Rio Texas United Methodist Men’s President Cary Boddeker presented each first responder with a copy of Strength for Service to God and Community, a daily devotional for those in the service of others in appreciation for their service