Sermon – 3/6/2022 – When In Romans… – Shane Blackshear

March 7th, 2022 | Josh Williams

Pastor Shane brings this morning’s teaching…

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Sermon – 2/27/2022 – The Transfiguration & Ukraine

February 27th, 2022 | Josh Williams

On Transfiguration Sunday we explored Jesus’s Transfiguration and what the unique revelation of Jesus’s identity means for us during times of global conflict and war. Former missionaries to Russia, Chris and Anya Gandy, shared their thoughts on the situation in Ukraine and Russia with us as well. Anya is Russian and the Gandys have family and friends in both Russia … Read More

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Sermon – (2/20/2022) – What We Learned From Parking Lot Liturgy – April Karli & Shane Blackshear

February 20th, 2022 | Josh Williams

After 2+ years of “Covid adapted Liturgies”, we spent the last month or so meeting outside in our parking lot. This morning was our first liturgy back inside. We took a moment to reflect on what we’ve learned from being out of the building.

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Liturgy – January 23,2022

January 23rd, 2022 | Josh Williams

Welcome & Call to Worship Jesus calls us to praise and prayer, to song and silence;Jesus calls us to worship. Jesus calls us to hearing and healing, to service and solidarity;Jesus calls us to love. Jesus calls us to advocacy and action, to protest and provision; Jesus calls us to justice. Let us heed the call of Christ. Let us … Read More


Liturgy – January 16, 2022

January 16th, 2022 | Josh Williams

Immortal, Invisible God / To God Be the Glory Immortal, invisible, God only wise, In light inaccessible hid from our eyes,Most blessed, most glorious, the Ancient of Days,Almighty, victorious, thy great name we praise.  Unresting, unhasting, and silent as light,Nor wanting, nor wasting, thou rulest in might;Thy justice like mountains  high soaring aboveThy clouds which are fountains of goodness and … Read More


Liturgy – January 9, 2022

January 8th, 2022 | Josh Williams

Come Thou Fount Come, Thou Fount of every blessing, tune my heart to sing Thy grace;Streams of mercy, never ceasing, call for songs of loudest praise Teach me some melodious sonnet, sung by flaming tongues above;Praise the mount, I’m fixed upon it, Mount of God’s redeeming love.  Here I raise my Ebeneezer, hither by Thy help I’m comeAnd I hope … Read More

Liturgy – January 2, 2022

January 1st, 2022 | Josh Williams

Call To Worship Welcome to the Liturgy of Austin Mustard Seed. The word liturgy means the work of the people. Today is the second Sunday after Christmas. We celebrate the coming of Jesus into the world, incarnate as a human baby, to show us what God is like. Whether friend or strangers, passionate believer or hopeful skeptics, for this short … Read More

Homelessness in Austin: A Pastoral Letter

April 8th, 2021 | April Karli

One of our Guiding Values at Austin Mustard Seed is Hospitality. Like Jesus, we desire to welcome the stranger, invite others, and remain open to receive from and give to everyone. In addition, we open our hearts, homes, and church to the lonely and those on the margins. In that light, as the pastoral team of Austin Mustard Seed, we felt that … Read More

Lament Night for a Year of COVID

March 19th, 2021 | April Karli

Welcome. We are glad you are here! This is a safe space. What is shared this evening will be kept here. Our purpose is to be present with and to one another in our grief, and to invite God’s healing presence among us. Take a moment to still yourself.  COVID-19 changed so much of our world. We hope that tonight … Read More

Backyard Liturgy, March 14, 2021

March 13th, 2021 | April Karli

Call to Worship Welcome to a Backyard Liturgy of Austin Mustard Seed. The word liturgy means the work of the people.  The season of Lent is a time that is set aside to embrace our mortality, shortcomings and brokenness. Today we come, as participants and hosts, whether passionate believer or hopeful skeptic, to share our hope that death ends in … Read More