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This Sunday: Story

October 29th, 2013 | John Chandler

We will spend the next three Sunday liturgies looking together at our Markers. Our markers are a starting point for shared understandings, for a common view of how we see life and do it together. The first of these markers, which we will talk about Sunday, is Story, and here’s how we describe it: At the heart of our faith … Read More

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Sunday Preview: Fruit

October 22nd, 2013 | John Chandler

Imagine if you could do a “Flash Forward” and get an idea of what your life will be like in years to come? We’ll try to do that on this coming Sunday. For the last two weeks, John has led us in a discussion about the kind of roots we want our church community to have. This coming Sunday, we’ll … Read More

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Launch was fun. Now the real adventure begins!

October 16th, 2013 | John Chandler

This past Sunday, a core of devoted team members and first time guests braved a torrential rainstorm to join in Austin Mustard Seed’s first ever Sunday Liturgy. Some, like Bryce Eaton and Forrest Aldridge, helped with the essential tasks of setting up chairs, tables and computers. D’Laney Kernan and Rachel Allen helped with prayers. Daniel Read and Susannah Fluger led … Read More

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Sunday Preview: From Seed to Tree // Roots (Continued)

October 15th, 2013 | John Chandler

This Sunday, we’ll continue our look at what it will take for our young community to begin it’s journey of growth from a seed to a flourishing tree. We will explore further what it looks like for us to develop a solid root structure: Psalm 1 describes the vibrance of a tree planted near a stream, a tree that is … Read More

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Sundays at Austin Mustard Seed

October 11th, 2013 | John Chandler

Every Sunday, our church comes together every Sunday at the Northwest Recreation Center. We call this time “Liturgy” which means “the work of the people.” Doing the work of the people requires all that are involved to be present, ready and willing to respond to God and serve each other. Austin Mustard Seed Liturgy Sundays, 10:30am 7500 Woodrow Ave. (The Home … Read More

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Vox & Mustard Seed Lunch this Sunday

October 1st, 2013 | John Chandler

This Sunday, Vox and Mustard Seed will host a special lunch. We’ll share our dreams about Living the Church together for the neighborhoods of North/Central Austin. RSVP on Facebook if you can join us. WHO: Those interested in learning about how Austin Mustard Seed WHAT: Lunch, Dreams and Q&A WHERE: Space12 WHEN: Sunday, October 6   Who should come to … Read More

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Austin Mustard Seed launches Sunday, October 13!

September 27th, 2013 | John Chandler

On Sunday, October 13, Austin Mustard Seed will begin hosting a weekly liturgy. Who is Austin Mustard Seed? Austin Mustard Seed is a growing group of friends, learning about following Jesus in the neighborhoods of North/Central Austin. Our dream is that we will look like Rosedale, Crestview, Hyde Park and the other neighborhoods we inhabit, full of families, senior citizens, … Read More

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5 People who should come to Sunday's Taster Liturgy

September 18th, 2013 | John Chandler

This Sunday is Austin Mustard Seed’s final “Taster” Liturgy. In mid-October, we’ll begin hosting a weekly Sunday Liturgy. This is our opportunity to worship God, make some new friends, and practice being good hosts. Are you one of the following five types of people? 1) You get excited about building new things. You might have had a lemonade stand or a … Read More

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Five tools for inviting friends & neighbors to the "Taster" Liturgy

August 21st, 2013 | John Chandler

This Sunday, August 25, we will host our second ever “Taster” Liturgy. We’ll gather at4:30pm at Foodheads (616 W 34th St.). They’ve offered to let us use their space, so we’re going to try it out and see how it goes. We call it a “taster” because it’s our chance to give our friends and neighbors a “taste” of what our Sundays together will be like. We call it “liturgy” because … Read More

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Practices: What We Do Throughout the Week

August 5th, 2013 | John Chandler

Practices are what it looks like for Austin Mustard Seed to be the church, not just on Sunday, but Monday-Saturday. The gospel is for everyone. How the church represents the gospel depends on the culture that surrounds a particular church. Every church must develop its practices: specific actions that stand with the best part of culture or contrast the worst. … Read More

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