Midweek Meetup MOVED to Little Woodrow

March 4th, 2015 | John Chandler

            Who wants to hangout outside with all this rain? Thursdays’s Midweek Meetup is still happening, but we’re moving it indoors. We’ll be at the new Little Woodrows (5425 Burnet Road) at 8pm tonight. See you throughout the week!

Details for Saturday's Service Project!

March 4th, 2015 | John Chandler

We are excited to serve with Community First this Saturday. Here are the details: We’ll be meeting at Community First Model Park at at 5800 Johnny Morris Rd. Austin, TX. 78724. The project lasts from 9am-12pm. Please arrive about 10 minutes early to fill out paper work and find your way around. We’ll we working on the dog house as well as … Read More

Blessed are the merciful- by Jonathan Baker.

March 2nd, 2015 | John Chandler

“Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy.” At some point in our lives, we all need mercy. I believe everyone knows this, regardless of how “good” of a person we think we are. Mary Gauthier acknowledges this in her song “Mercy Now,” which is the title track from her 2005 album.   Yeah, we all could use a … Read More

Let Me Not Be Ashamed

February 17th, 2015 | John Chandler

Shame. That moment when you are found out. Your stomach seems to weigh 1,000 pounds. Your vision goes dark. You look for somewhere to hide. Sometimes, you are ashamed because you’ve done something wrong. More often, you are ashamed because of secret fears, pain and history. The ancient poet David spoke of his shame this way: In you, Lord my … Read More

Thursday: New Porch at the Draught House!

February 17th, 2015 | John Chandler

Our friends at the Draught House have a new beer garden! Our new beer garden. pic.twitter.com/Ih4D1p0TMR — draught house (@draughthouse) February 12, 2015 Since church is an all-week-thing, let’s go check it out this Thursday at 8pm. It should be pretty nice out, but maybe a jacket would help: If you’re new to our community, it’s one of the best ways to … Read More

How Will We Serve Our Refugee Neighbors?

January 15th, 2015 | John Chandler

This past Sunday, we hosted Katie from Refugee Services of Texas. She helped us understand the situation for refugees who have been relocated to Austin. Refugees arrive in Austin from across the world, often due to religious or political persecution. One major group that has found a home here is refugee’s from Myanmar. Their situation is captured well by this … Read More

Bowling!

December 29th, 2014 | John Chandler

This Sunday: Head to the Goodnight After Liturgy Every Sunday we go to lunch together after liturgy, but this week, we’re leveling up. We’ll celebrate our first Sunday of 2015 with BOWLING! Head to The Goodnight (2700 West Anderson Lane) right after Sunday Liturgy where we’ll have lunch. And with a meal, bowling is free, first come, first serve. It’ll … Read More

Christmas Eve Carols and Cocoa

December 19th, 2014 | John Chandler

Advent ends on December 24, as we announce the Incarnation at Christmas Eve. We’ll gather at 6pm and retell the story that is at the heart of the Christian faith through readings and candles and carols. Afterward stick around for hot cocoa and an unhurried time together. Friends and family are welcome!

"You Get Your Life Back:" A Summary of Our Retreat

December 18th, 2014 | John Chandler

Recently, Austin Mustard Seed and Vox Veniae had the opportunity to learn from Dr. Cherith Fee Nordling on the important, yet often tricky concept of “embodied spirituality. Here’s an excerpt from a recap by Chris Morton. Orthodox teaching, as is encapsulated by the Nicene and Apostles Creeds, states the mystery of our faith is this: Jesus is simultaneously 100% God … Read More

Midweek Groups!

December 15th, 2014 | John Chandler

Here’s a great chance 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!