Are You Ready for Some Chili?

February 2nd, 2016 | John Chandler

Heat up your crockpots for the 2016 Super Bowl Party and Chili Cook-off! The game starts at 5pm. We’ll be watching it at the home of Cody and Chrisi Mitchell (2311 Whitestone Dr.) Bring: Your best pot of chili A drink you like Folding Chairs for inside Camping Chairs for outside Do Not Bring: Chips Sides Deserts (They will be … Read More

Charting a Common Life Together

January 4th, 2016 | John Chandler

We have much to celebrate in the life of our church community; and yet, we’re still a young church. One of our primary goals for this year is to become fully independant. We will say thank you to those that have walked alongside us, but move forward through guidance and finances provided fully from within our congregation. One of the … Read More

Mark Your Calendar for Two Special Christmas Liturgies

December 21st, 2015 | John Chandler

On Christmas Eve at 5pm, Austin Mustard Seed will gather at Seminary of the Southwest to sing carols and remember the Incarnation. Bring your guests, family, neighbors and strangers. On Sunday, December 27 at 11am, we’ll join with Vox Veniae for Liturgy at Space12 (3121 E 12th St). There will be no gathering at Seminary of the Southwest.

GriefShare, December 14

December 7th, 2015 | John Chandler

For many, the holiday’s come with mixed feelings. Scripture calls us to “Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn.” That’s why we’re hosting Grief Share on December 14. Grief is the normal and natural reaction to loss of any kind. Grief Share is a gathering for people who are  grieving significant changes or loss, such as the death of … Read More

New Location: All Hands-On-Deck-Pre-Liturgy Set-up Party!

November 23rd, 2015 | John Chandler

On Sunday, November 29, Austin Mustard Seed Liturgy will relocate to our new Sunday space — the Seminary of the Southwest Chapel! We have a whole new space to figure out and it’s going to require EVERYONE’S help! Can you join us at Seminary of the Southwest Chapel at 8:45am? We’ll have scrumptious Tacodeli Breakfast Tacos and tasty coffee from Houndstooth … Read More

Online Learning Hangout- Thursday, Nov 19th!

November 18th, 2015 | John Chandler

Several times each year, our friends at The Ecclesia Network provides a free, online learning hangout as part of our attempt to “partner with, equip, and multiply” missional churches.  Tomorrow, James Bryan Smith will give us a preview of what we will experience in March at our Ecclesia National Gathering. Dr. James Bryan Smith is author of The Good and Beautiful … Read More

Boots Needed for Community First by 11/8

November 2nd, 2015 | John Chandler

Community First Village is a unique approach to serving the needs of chronically homeless men and women in Austin, Texas. They not only provide a community of affordable tiny houses for people to live in, but they also create opportunities for meaningful work. Much of the work takes place in the gardens which provide tasty organic produce for residents and … Read More

New Around Here? Come to Primer.

October 19th, 2015 | 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, October 25! 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 Shaun and Jamie McCormick (3006 … Read More

Vocation Resources: Knowing Story, Knowing Self

October 5th, 2015 | John Chandler

As we explore vocation this month, we will see that our own vocation will be more clear by knowing the greater story, and knowing our self. There are lots of great resources that can be helpful for your journey. Here are two in particular that we recommend for your further reflection: Garden City: Work, Rest, and the Art of Being … Read More

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This Sunday: Authority?

September 24th, 2015 | John Chandler

We’ve spent a long, hot summer inching our way through Jesus’ manifesto known as The Sermon on the Mount. Now, we finally come to Jesus final claim and his audience’s reaction. When Jesus had finished saying these things, the crowds were amazed at his teaching, because he taught as one who had authority, and not as their teachers of the … Read More