Easter (2018.04.01 Sermon)

April 3rd, 2018 | John Chandler

John Chandler guides our celebration of resurrection with a sermon on 1 Corinthians 15:1-11. Resources/Quotes: “For us, you see, the church is not just another institution. It’s a failing but never quite failed attempt, by limited people, to perpetuate the unlimited generosity of God in the world. It’s built, of all things, on a pun. I said “embodies” and the … Read More

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Easter Liturgy and Picnic Details

March 30th, 2018 | Daniel Read

This Sunday, our church calendar reaches its climax with the celebration of the Resurrection. Will you join us this Sunday to celebrate? Here’s what you can look forward to: Great coffee and friendly faces waiting when you get to the Orange Chapel An engaging gathering where all participate in different ways Picnic Lunch at Ramsey Park Easter Egg Hunt Here’s … Read More

Gatherings

Ten Parts of Our Sunday Liturgy

March 29th, 2018 | Daniel Read

Call to Worship A short song, followed by a moment of silence and a prayer. The Call to Worship reorients us to God’s presence already among us. Singing We sing together, expressing our hearts and our hopes. You can join by standing, singing along or contemplating. Prayer of Confession Confession is a moment to honestly reveal our shortcomings, frustrations, hopes … Read More

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Kids are Welcome in Liturgy

March 29th, 2018 | Daniel Read

We encourage children of all ages to participate in our liturgy. Here are a few ideas to help your child connect with what’s happening during liturgy: BEFORE LITURGY Explain to kids that we are going to pray, sing, and worship God together. Build expectation that the time we spend in liturgy is special. CALL TO WORSHIP Even the youngest children … Read More

Don't Believe the Hype (2018.03.25 Sermon)

March 26th, 2018 | John Chandler

Our friend Mary Whitehurst took a Sunday away from David Chapel to get us started into Holy Week. She preached on the events of Palm Sunday with a sermon entitled Don’t Believe the Hype. Join a Community Group to continue the discussion. Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes

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Open House: Meet Austin Mustard Seed

March 22nd, 2018 | Daniel Read

Looking for a church is hard. You have to go to a place you’ve never been and engage with people you don’t know. You are trying to learn if this is a safe place for you to be vulnerable, grow and share life. Open House is a one-night event where you will: — Eat together with members of Austin Mustard … Read More

Simplicity: A Simple Way to Get Started

March 20th, 2018 | John Chandler

In this week’s sermon, Shane introduce the idea of a habit audit as a first step toward practicing simplicity. Below are the instructions for how you do your own habit audit. This week, we invite you to perform what is called a habit audit of your life rhythms and habits in order to better understand what you love and, thus, … Read More

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Simplicity (2018.03.18 Sermon)

March 19th, 2018 | John Chandler

Shane Blackshear finishes our Lenten series on Patterns: Five Habits for Weaving a Life Like Jesus with a sermon on Simplicity. Resources/Quotes: “But what does this mean? What am I to do? What kind of striving is it of which it can be said that it seeks or desires the kingdom of God? Ought I to get a position corresponding … Read More

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Reading the Bible: How to Get Started

March 13th, 2018 | John Chandler

The Bible was written over thousands of years in multiple languages on three different continents. It’s big, broad and sweeping. Trying to figure out where to start can be overwhelming. Our hope for everyone this week is simple: read three chapters of John per day. Start the day of your community group so you can wrap up by community group … Read More

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Scripture (2018.03.11 Sermon)

March 11th, 2018 | John Chandler

John Chandler continues our Lent series on Patterns: Five Habits for Weaving a Life Like Jesus with a sermon on reading Scripture. Resources/Quotes: “I can’t understand why you missionaries present the Bible to us in India as a book of religion. It is not a book of religion – and anyway we have plenty of books of religion in India. … Read More

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