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Zion Lutheran Church in Castroville Texas, seeks to call a lead pastor to join us as a witness for
Christ in this rapidly growing community.

The Community

In 1844 Castroville was established by Alsatian and German settlers on the banks of the Medina river just west of San Antonio. Today Castroville still cherishes their roots. It is located less than a half hour from downtown San Antonio. Castroville boasts one of the most highly rated and fastest growing school districts in Texas. Medina Valley ISD offers many opportunities for student growth both in and out of the classroom. Community events include Fiorella Friday, Old Fashion Christmas, the 4th of July Parade, the Tour de Castroville and the Poppy Festival. Popular activities in Castroville include hiking, biking, hunting, fishing, shopping, golfing, and sight-seeing

The Church

Zion Lutheran Church, established in 1852, is deeply rooted in our town’s history. We envision
making disciples for Christ in this growing community. Our ministries include vacation Bible
school, adult and children’s Sunday school, choir and hand bell players, and a prayer chain. We
also participate in the monthly city-wide festival, Fiorella Friday, with activities for children and
families. Additionally, we are involved in the local food pantry and various other community
outreach projects. The church has a mix of families that have been at Zion for generations,
along with many families that are new to the area.

The Call

As a church we are looking for a lead pastor who holds to  LCMC statement of faith and is committed to preaching the Word in an engaging manner. The ideal candidate will be an ambitious leader who has a vision for how we can maintain our commitment to this historic community while making disciples of Christ among the growing population in the community. 

If you are interested in finding out more about this call you can review “the call” section of our website. Send your resume to our call team jobs@zion-castroville.org.

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