What is a Dojo and What Does it Have to Do with Jesus?

June 2nd, 2015 | John Chandler

The word “Dojo” is a Japenese word that can roughly be translated “Place of the Way.” Which is fitting, really. According to a book of the Bible called Acts, the very first name for the Church was “the people of the way.” The way we describe ourselves at Austin Mustard Seed is a church community practicing the way of Jesus. … Read More

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Memorial Day Eve Cookout and Kickball!

May 20th, 2015 | John Chandler

Kickball Returns this Sunday! Austin Mustard Seed is a church community all week long. One way we practice that is by looking for opportunities for fellowship. Our next will be Sunday, May 24 for our third annual Memorial Day Cookout (and kickball!) Bring a friend and meet at Brentwood Park (6710 Arroyo Seco) at 6pm. We’ll fire up the grill … Read More

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Weekend Meetup Launches this Saturday at Central Market!

April 13th, 2015 | John Chandler

The sunshine has returned! Let’s celebrate with our first ever WEEKEND meetup. Join us on the porch at Central Market on 4001 N Lamar Blvd this Saturday beginning at 3:30pm. It’s a great place to relax, swing, or have a drink. It’s also a unique opportunity to dive into relationships with the man and women of Austin Mustard Seed. See you there?

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Tuesday-Thursday: Midweek Groups!

March 9th, 2015 | John Chandler

We’re always looking for ways to “see you throughout the week.” Every week we alternate between Midweek Meetups, where we hang out around town and Midweek Groups, where we gather in smaller groups around town. We currently have groups meeting on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. If you’re not part of a group yet, sign up below!

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Party Like It's XLIX

January 30th, 2015 | John Chandler

You might have heard about a football game happening this Sunday. Rob & Rebecca have opened their home (5802 Avenue F) for us to eat queso, drink drinks and cheer. The party starts at 5:00 pm — kickoff is at 5:30. Please check this spreadsheet, and write your name beside what you’ll bring. Because of life threatening allergies in our … Read More

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Want church to feel like community? This will help.

January 22nd, 2015 | John Chandler

We end every liturgy by saying “see you throughout the week.” It’s not just a nice way to end our time together—it’s key to what it means to be a church community. As we grow and develop, our aim to increasingly be formed into a community of disciples on mission. This can only happen if we are around each other … Read More

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This is Who We Are: Emily Parks

November 12th, 2014 | 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. We’re back after a short hiatus in the This is Who We Are Series and happy to introduce you to Emily, one of the friendly faces that makes Austin Mustard Seed feel … Read More

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A Primer on Austin Mustard Seed

November 9th, 2014 | 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 this Sunday! 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 Shawn and Jamie McCormick (3006 Stoneway … Read More

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This is Who We Are: Kevin and Jo Haecker

October 15th, 2014 | 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’s Who We Are features the Haeckers.  That’s them above in front of a glacier, presumably while on one of their adventures and not in Austin. Where is the most exciting … Read More

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This is Who We Are: Jason Carrion

October 9th, 2014 | 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’re happy to introduce you to Jason.  He’s pictured above on the left with his brother and sister. What’s your favorite dish to cook? Arroz con Salchiches was my … Read More

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