Five Habits for Weaving a Life Like Jesus (Lent Discussion Series)

February 12th, 2018 | John Chandler

Lent is a time of slowing from our usual pace. We revisit our mortality, our brokenness, and the ways we have chosen anything other than the Life God has for us. This time of slowing isn’t just about mental reflection, but it is also taken on through our actions. For centuries, Christians have given up certain foods or luxuries in … Read More

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Liturgy canceled for August 27

August 27th, 2017 | John Chandler

Liturgy is canceled for today, August 27, due to the weather. Stay home. Stay safe. Check on your neighbors. Join us in prayer for those in dire situations due to Harvey. See you next Sunday…and throughout the week.

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How to Participate on Sundays

January 16th, 2017 | John Chandler

You’ll hear us say it every Sunday at Austin Mustard Seed: “We are all participants and hosts.” Making Sunday Liturgy happen requires we all take a role. But that doesn’t mean everyone has to do everything. Using the form below, pick a few roles you feel excited about, and the staff will get you on the calendar. To select more than one, … Read More

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Special Location for New Year's Day Liturgy!

December 31st, 2016 | John Chandler

Sunday Liturgy on New Year’s Day will take at the home of Jonathan (that’s his first name) and Alison Baker, 6106 Bull Creek Road. Liturgy begins at 10:30, potluck lunch to follow. Bring things that are good cold, or can be kept in a crockpot or the oven. Please bring a chair if you can, too. Regular Sunday Liturgy will resume … Read More

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Looking for a Christmas Eve Gathering?

December 22nd, 2016 | John Chandler

Christmas Eve is this Saturday! We’ll gather for our yearly celebration at the Seminary of the Southwest chapel (501 E 32nd St.) at 5pm. We’ll sing some carols, light some candles and reflect on one huge idea: God has come to man! Bundle up, and invite a friend. See you Saturday! Note: Because of Saturday night Liturgy, we will not gather this Sunday … Read More

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A Liturgy from November 6

November 9th, 2016 | John Chandler

Call to Worship Welcome to the Liturgy of Austin Mustard Seed. The word “liturgy” means “The Work of the People.” Whether friend or stranger, Passionate believer or Hopeful skeptic, We gather today as participants and hosts. Stand with me for a moment of silence to still ourselves, And be reminded that we are always in God’s presence. (Wait for a … Read More

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A Liturgy of Lament (2016.7.10)

July 12th, 2016 | John Chandler

Thank you to Daniel Read, April Karli and John Chandler for helping to curate and create this liturgy. Call to Worship Welcome to the Liturgy of Austin Mustard Seed. The word “liturgy” means “The Work of the People.” Whether friend or stranger, Passionate believer or Hopeful skeptic, We gather today as participants and hosts. Stand with me for a moment … Read More

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Baptism Picnic this Sunday!

June 24th, 2016 | John Chandler

Baptism is the Church’s oldest tradition: a public act of welcoming a new believer into their journey with Jesus. After Liturgy on Sunday, June 26, we’ll head to the home of Josiah and Lauren Lowe (5603 Cedro Trail) to celebrate baptism. Stick around for lunch from Zoe’s Kitchen. Bring your own suit so you can swim, too! To learn more about Baptism, check out John’s … Read More

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Summer Parables: More Seeds!

June 21st, 2016 | John Chandler

Throughout the summer we’re hearing from various voices from within Austin Mustard Seed. Each will discuss a different parable of Jesus. The parable’s are stories Jesus told to describe how God is at work in our world. Because he lived in agricultural time, Jesus often discussed seeds! This Sunday, we’ll hear a second pararable, from Mark 4:26-29. “This is what … Read More

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Ash Wednesday is Tomorrow

February 9th, 2016 | John Chandler

Wednesday marks the beginning of the season on the Christian calendar known as Lent. Lent is an opportunity to give up distractions, and focus on how to make the most of our time on earth. On Wednesday at 7pm, we’ll join with our friends at Vox Veniae at Space12 to mark the beginning of the season. Midweek Groups are highly … Read More

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