Learn to Forgive on August 4

July 28th, 2014 | John Chandler

We are a community learning to do the things that Jesus said to do. One of the most obvious things he taught is also the one of hardest to do:  Forgive people who hurt us. At 7pm on Monday, August 4, we will host Dr. Jim Wilder and Chris Coursey from Life Model Works. Dr. Wilder is a neuroscientist and pastor. … Read More


Women's Story Night is Thursday at 7pm

June 23rd, 2014 | John Chandler

Another word for “disciple” would be “learner.” When we say we are disciples of Jesus, we are saying that we are actively learning to think like Jesus and do the things he said to do. A learner is a person who reflects on key moments, ideas or scriptures and asks two questions: “What is God telling me?” “What am I going to … Read More


THIS FRIDAY: The Seven Last Words of Jesus

April 16th, 2014 | John Chandler

Something happened 2000 years ago that changed the world. Whatever you believe you can’t deny it. In all of history, nothing stands out like the life of Jesus. For much of life Jesus taught how to live and die. Then one Friday, he demonstrated it. This Friday, Austin Mustard Seed will gather for a Good Friday Liturgy. On this sollemn … Read More


Save the Date: Kite Festival, March 2

February 20th, 2014 | John Chandler

The Austin Kite Festival is on of the most fun days of the year. On Sunday, March 2, we’ll skip our regular Sunday Lunch, we’ll head to Zilker to fly a kite and enjoy the sunshine. Transportation can be tricky, so plan ahead to carpool, ride bikes or take the bus. See you there!


Save the Date: Cocoa and Carols

December 11th, 2013 | John Chandler

Christmas is just a few weeks away. Mark your calendar for the inaugural Austin Mustard Seed Cocoa and Carols night. We’ll meet at the farm of our friends Jason and Gena Minnix (3520 A Victorine Lane, Garfield 78617) at 7pm on Friday, December 20. Mark your calendars. RSVP, and invite others, via Facebook. Cocoa and marshmallows will be provided, but you can … Read More


Learning to Fly

July 22nd, 2013 | John Chandler

Sunday night, Austin Mustard Seed hosted our first ever “Taster.” It was an opportunity to practice Liturgy, literally doing “the work of the people“. John Chandler used this picture to describe the experience. The experience was both bumpy and beautiful. We sang songs, prayed prayers and took the Eucharist. The space wasn’t perfect, and the technology wasn’t ideal. One major highlight … Read More


Save the Date: Liturgy "Taster"

July 12th, 2013 | John Chandler

Who doesn’t love free samples? They provide the opportunity to get a taste for something new. Even better they are free! Beginning Sunday, July 21, Austin Mustard Seed will host a series of Liturgy “Tasters”. We need your help as we explore how to host a weekly gathering. During our time together, we will share a sacred meal called Eucharist, … Read More


Serving Our Neighbors at Ronald McDonald House

July 10th, 2013 | John Chandler

Join us this Sunday, July 14 as we prepare a meal for the families staying at Ronald McDonald House. As we start anew at Austin Mustard Seed, serving together is key. We believe that God loves the people of North/Central Austin. As this new church community forms, much of it will be around our passion for serving our neighbors. Who: … Read More


Let's Cultivate a New Church

July 3rd, 2013 | John Chandler

What does it mean to “cultivate” a new Church? Cultivate is the process of turning arid lands into rich soil where plants can flourish. Austin Mustard Seed is in the process of cultivating a group of Jesus followers into the core of a New Church. Who: You and Your Friends What: Cultivate Week Two, then dinner at Rudy’s Barbecue Where: … Read More


Grill Together—June 23

June 18th, 2013 | John Chandler

On Sunday, June 23, Austin Mustard Seed is starting anew. We’ll begin this new adventure by grilling together. Great things in life happen around food. You meet your best friend in the lunch room, your special someone over dessert or watch your favorite movie at the Alamo Drafthouse. Jesus used dinner as an object lesson so his friends would never … Read More