Easter Liturgy & Picnic

April 19th, 2019 | April Karli

Join Easter Sunday for liturgy in the Orange Chapel when we’ll celebrate Jesus and his resurrection! Afterwards, we’ll head to nearby Ramsey Park where we’ll continue our celebration with a potluck picnic. An egg hunt is planned for the kids! What to bring: 1) A friend!, 2) Something to grill for yourself and your family, 3) A dish to share. … Read More


Supporting Each Other Through the Holidays

December 6th, 2018 | April Karli

Throughout this season of Advent, as we await the coming of Christ, God with us, we hold the anticipation and joy of the season alongside grief and loss. We remember holidays past and mourn the loss of loved ones, dreams, jobs, relationships, or the way things used to be. This grief can feel unacceptable in light of the joy and … Read More

Community, Events

Loving Our Neighbors Throughout the Fall

October 23rd, 2018 | April Karli

by Kate Blackshear As we all know, the community of Austin Mustard Seed is in a season of change. We sense God’s presence with us and believe that this time will lead to our maturity and growth. A few months ago we gathered and worshipped together, seeking God’s dreams and visions for our community, for our future. We are a church … Read More

Community, Events, Mobilization, Neighborhood, Reflections

This Sunday: Our Labor Day Eve Cookout Tradition

August 29th, 2018 | John Chandler

One of our oldest, and most favorite, community traditions is our annual Labor Day Eve Party. If you don’t have to work Monday (or even if you do!), what better way to spend the evening than to feast with friends. We’ll fire up the grills at the Garza’s house (1008 Rebecca Dr) this Sunday at 6pm, so come anytime from … Read More


Everything You Need to Know About Our Camping Trip

April 12th, 2018 | Daniel Read

At Austin Mustard Seed, we prioritize building relationships with each other and God. Relationships take time, which is why we love camping together. You can look forward to sitting around the campfire, long hikes and lots of laughs.     What to Expect The camping trip is meant to be an “extended Sabbath.” Come early, stay late and relax. This … Read More


Winter Lament Night is December 12

December 7th, 2016 | John Chandler

We believe it’s important and good to give space and energy to lamenting and grieving together as a community. Grief is the natural response to a loss of any kind, the loss of a relationship, the loss of a loved one, the loss of ones hopes and dreams. At Lament Night, we create a “grief circle”, is a safe space … Read More


Simply Jesus Suppers WEDNESDAY! 🌯

June 27th, 2016 | John Chandler

Simply Jesus Suppers continue Wednesday at 6:30pm at the Garza’s house (12310 Knoll Ridge Dr.). Remember—you will get a lot out of coming for Supper, even if you don’t read the book or take the course! We’ll be ordering some tasty Sandwich Wraps. Please RSVP on Facebook or by emailing Chris, so we have enough to eat. Start the course here ($20 AMS Discount!), and … Read More


Simply Jesus Suppers Begin June 15!

June 9th, 2016 | John Chandler

Have you ever tried to read the stories or teachings of Jesus, only to realize that you’re not sure what he’s talking about? Have you ever learned something about Jesus, and realized that you had misunderstood him all along? What if you could peel back 2,000 years of culture and discover the who Jesus really was? Why SJS? Simply Jesus … Read More

Community, Events

Final Instructions for Camping

April 14th, 2016 | John Chandler

Don’t forget: There will be no liturgy at Seminary of the Southwest this Sunday, because we’ll be camping at Inks Lake! Here’s three ways you can participate: Sign up to come for the whole time. Because it will be awesome. Come just for Saturday. Please sign up for dinner (Barbecue!) Come for Sunday Liturgy. Inks Lake State Park is located at 3630 Park … Read More

Community, Events

Passover Seder: March 24

March 7th, 2016 | John Chandler

The final days of Lent are also the beginning of Holy Week — days marked by Jesus’ activities in Jerusalem in the final week before his death and resurrection. Recognizing Jesus’ own activities that week enrich our own experiences leading into Easter. The night before Jesus was crucified is commonly known as the Last Supper. Christians have celebrated this through … Read More