Co-Working Wednesday #SYTTW

November 18th, 2013 | John Chandler

At Austin Mustard Seed, we believe church is something you live all week long. To help us do that, we are constantly creating opportunities to see each other throughout the week. Co-working Wednesday will be this week at the north location of Houndstooth Coffee. If you are a freelancer, remote worker, student, or just want a taste of the best … Read More

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Learning about our refugee neighbors

November 13th, 2013 | John Chandler

This past Sunday, Erin Szczerba opened her home for an important discussion about neighbors that often go unseen in North/Central Austin: refugees. The meeting featured Gary Barnes of World Changers International. Gary has spent decades ministering among different people groups in east Asia and east Asian immigrants in the United States. Gary shared about how many arrive in the United … Read More

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This Sunday: Presence

November 12th, 2013 | John Chandler

This week wraps up a look at our Markers in Sunday liturgy. Our markers are a starting point for shared understandings, for a common view of how we see life and do it together. The final marker, which we will talk about Sunday, is Presence, and here’s how we describe it: We are an active community. As a church community, … Read More

Liturgy

Midweek Meetup: What is Karaage?

November 11th, 2013 | John Chandler

What is Karaage? According to the menu at East Side King it is: Gluten-free, deep-fried chicken thigh, sweet-spicy sauce, fresh basil, cilantro, mint, onion, jalapeño It’s just one of the dishes you will have available at this week’s Midweek Meetup? Why is that important? You see, as much as we love Sunday church, we get even more excited about Monday-Saturday church. This week’s meetup is … Read More

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Liturgy Audio (11/10/13): Markers – Wholeness

November 11th, 2013 | John Chandler

Sermon audio from Sunday morning, 11/10/13, liturgy as we continued in our series on our Markers. Here are the quotes shared during the message: “The characteristic way of a prophet in Israel is that of poetry and lyric. The prophet engages in futuring fantasy. The prophet does not ask if the vision can be implemented, for questions of implementation are … Read More

Podcast

The Story of God, The Story of Us

November 7th, 2013 | John Chandler

For many of us who grew up in church, we learned Bible stories, but not of teaching the Bible as one big Story. But there has been a new emphasis that way in the last decade, and it’s important as look for a larger understanding of God’s work in history and the present. This is part of what we talked … Read More

Resources

Artreach: November 16.

November 6th, 2013 | John Chandler

On November 16, we will have the chance to see the work of our friends and neighbors from Hill Country Hill Tribers, a group of refugee Artisans in North/Central Austin. Here’s how they describe the event on their website: SHOP ONCE. GIVE TWICE. The 6th Annual Artreach Fair Trade Gift Fair is right around the corner! At Artreach, you can … Read More

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This Sunday: Wholeness

November 5th, 2013 | John Chandler

We are in the midst of looking at our Markers in Sunday liturgy. Our markers are a starting point for shared understandings, for a common view of how we see life and do it together. The second marker, which we will talk about Sunday, is Wholeness, and here’s how we describe it: We are an imaginative community. While we see … Read More

Liturgy

Liturgy Audio (11/03/13): Markers — Story

November 4th, 2013 | John Chandler

Sermon audio from Sunday morning, 11/3/13, liturgy as we began our series on our Markers. Here are the quotes shared during the message: “Scripture was never simply about that imparting of information, reminding people of a previous religious experience. Even when the biblical writers were telling the story of Israel, this was never merely in order to provide facts about … Read More

Podcast

Midweek Meetup: Return to Draught House

November 4th, 2013 | John Chandler

After a great Halloween break, Midweek Meetup is back! This is important to us, because as much as we love Sunday church, we get even more excited about Monday-Saturday church. This week’s meetup is at the Draught House. The food trailer phenom East Side King will be there too! If you like cold drinks, autumn evenings or just want to learn more about Austin Mustard Seed, we … Read More

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