Simply Jesus Suppers Begin June 15!

June 9th, 2016 | John Chandler

Have you ever tried to read the stories or teachings of Jesus, only to realize that you’re not sure what he’s talking about? Have you ever learned something about Jesus, and realized that you had misunderstood him all along? What if you could peel back 2,000 years of culture and discover the who Jesus really was? Why SJS? Simply Jesus … Read More

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Primer: This Week's Sunday Lunch

June 8th, 2016 | John Chandler

“Why do we do what we do?” It’s an important question that we don’t always get a chance to ask, or answer. Our next Primer is Sunday, June 12! If you are new to aMS or curious about who we are, this is a great way to find out. We’ll meet at Foodheads (616 W 34th St) after Liturgy (About 1pm). While … Read More

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Lament Nights this Summer

May 26th, 2016 | John Chandler

Over the last few months, we’ve offered opportunities to gather and share about grief. As you have heard us say, grief is the normal and natural reaction to loss of any kind. This can mean anything from a death, to loss of a relationship, to a loss of hopes, expectations, and dreams. I wanted to personally invite you to continue … Read More

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This Is Who We Are: Jessica Foust

May 18th, 2016 | John Chandler

This is Who We Are is an interview series where the women and men of Austin Mustard Seed introduce themselves. If you’d like to participate, send an email to Chris Morton. This week we have the pleasure of introducing you to Jessica Foust. What’s your favorite dish to cook? I’m more of a baker… I love to make (and eat) cookies. Where is … Read More

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Three Things to Know About May

May 17th, 2016 | John Chandler

May is halfway through. We’ve already dedicated babies, celebrated Pentecost and held a Family Meeting. Now what? Three things: Garage Sale—Emily Parks is hosting a Garage Sale to support the Chandler family on May 21. It’s not too late to donate items or lend her a table. You can reach Emily at emilyparks@gmail.com  or 512-771-0400. Pentecost Offering—There’s still time to give for … Read More

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This Is Who We Are: Oliver and Emily Thoma

May 11th, 2016 | John Chandler

This is Who We Are is an interview series where the women and men of Austin Mustard Seed introduce themselves. If you’d like to participate, send an email to Chris Morton. This week we have the pleasure of introducing you to Oliver and Emily Thoma. What is the most exciting place you’ve ever traveled? Scotland is the most exciting place we have traveled … Read More

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Growing our Leadership Team

May 2nd, 2016 | John Chandler

We have moved on to second stage of putting together our initial leadership team. This small, self-giving team will hold the vision and vitality of Austin Mustard Seed as a sacred trust, offering wisdom and experience to guide our church community as we follow the way of Jesus for North Central Austin. The following people were nominated for our leadership … Read More

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Primer This Sunday Evening!

April 19th, 2016 | John Chandler

“Why do we do what we do?” It’s an important question that we don’t always get a chance to ask, or answer. Our next Primer is Sunday, April 24! If you are new to aMS or curious about who we are, this is a great way to find out. We’ll meet at the home of Noah Kim and Anna Yi (512 … Read More

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Final Instructions for Camping

April 14th, 2016 | John Chandler

Don’t forget: There will be no liturgy at Seminary of the Southwest this Sunday, because we’ll be camping at Inks Lake! Here’s three ways you can participate: Sign up to come for the whole time. Because it will be awesome. Come just for Saturday. Please sign up for dinner (Barbecue!) Come for Sunday Liturgy. Inks Lake State Park is located at 3630 Park … Read More

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The Number One Factor In Kids With a Vibrant Faith

March 30th, 2016 | John Chandler

Kids are intensely spiritually curious and have a natural desire to imitate what they see their parents do. We teach our kids how to brush their teeth, use good table manners, say “please and thank you,” and look both ways before crossing the street. As they grow into their teen years, our kids learn how to navigate friendships and to … Read More

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