This week I visited Shelby and Round Top. Shelby holds their service at 8 AM. RoundTop at 9:30 AM. They are about 8.7 miles apart. Pastor John David Nedbalek of Bethlehem Round Top has graciously agreed to help St. Paul Shelby during the interim.
St. Paul in Shelby
Bethlehem Round Top is one of the oldest churches is in Texas. Their building is the oldest Lutgeran sanctuary in Texas, having been built in 1866. http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bethlehem_Lutheran_Church_%28Round_Top,_Texas%29
Their pipe organ is believed to be the oldest still functioning pipe organ in the state of Texas. See the issue of The Engines of our Ingenuity see below in this post.