From Rwanda to Austin | Friday, July 25: Join us at Hill House (2104 Nueces St.) to celebrate and support the work of All Saints member Betsie Everritt at the Umucyo Sewing Cooperative in Rwanda. There will be a silent auction and sale of items made by the women at the Co-op. Betsie will also show a short video and talk about ways to support her ministry. Refreshments will be provided. Find more information about the Co-op and Betsie’s work here.
Chick-fil-a night: On Saturday, July 26th from 5-8 pm, stop by Chick-Fil-A at 701 S Capital of Texas Hwy and a portion of all proceeds will be donated to Betsie Everritt to help her return to Rwanda for another year helping provide jobs for Rwandan seamstresses. Just mention “Return to Rwanda” at check-out or at the drive-thru. Betsie will be on-hand to share about her time in Rwanda and there will also be a silent auction for some Chick-Fil-A goodies!
Newcomer Reception: If you are new to All Saints, or if you feel new, please join us immediately after worship on Sunday, August 3 for a reception with light refreshments. We’d love to get to know you better! For more information contact Rebekah Rice.
Sermon Study Guides: Each Monday a study guide based on the latest sermon is available on the Resources page of the website. Feel free to use it for personal reflection, small groups, or other group discussions. If you have any questions contact James Wood.
Job Opening | Children’s Ministry Director
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In the City
Serve dinner for the ARCH, a public resource to the male homeless population in Austin. Young Adults currently commit to the third Tuesday evening of every month from 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM. For more information, ontact Martina or Josh Eby.
Partner Ministries: On this page you will find serving areas that are specific to All Saints such as the Haiti project, or Side by Side Kickball, ESL, Service Day, Latino Center of Leadership and other ways to serve our mission partners. To learn more about who our local ministry partners are click here.
For The City: All Saints has partnered with For the City network to provide you with ways to serve the Austin community. For the City provides a search matrix for you to choose available days, types of ministry, and times that will work with your schedule all around the city of Austin.
“Burmese help group.” Monday nights from 7-8:30 PM. We meet to do ESL, go over questions for the U.S. citizenship test, and to discuss any questions recent immigrants have about insurance, teacher evaluation forms, school documents, etc. Our main goal in all of this studying and conversation is to empower this community to navigate an intimidating environment of a new country. Contact Kady.
In the Church
Genesis Gardens Program: All Saints’ 3rd-5th graders have a wonderful opportunity to come together for a special service project at the Genesis Gardens program of the Mobile Loaves and Fishes new Community First! development. Be on the lookout for more info coming soon. Find out more about Mobile Loaves and Fishes and the Genesis Gardens Program here.
Who: Women & Children of All Saints, along with friends & neighbors
What: Bible study, fellowship, and fun for all ages
Where: Park Hills Baptist Church (900 South Mopac)
Dates: Wednesdays, June 11-July 23 (no meeting July 2)
Time: 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM, Fellowship
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Study & Kingdom Kids
Find more information about the Children’s Ministry here.
Middle School Bible Study | Starts Wed., July 9
Wanting something to do this Summer?
Join us Thursday’s during the Summer for weekly events.
7.24: Wimberley Trip – Blue Hole
7.31: Oklahoma the Musical – Zilker Theater
Contact Josh Keller to get on the email list for details.
RYM Summer Camps – Middle School
Middle School | Mt. Lebanon Retreat Center in Cedar Hill, TX | August 1-5. $350 (estimated).
All Saints needs to reserve spots for our students soon. Please let Josh Keller know if you hope or would like to attend. If you have a 5th grader entering into Middle School in Fall 2014, this is an ideal way to introduce him to the Youth Ministry at All Saints.
Food For Thought | Tuesdays at 7PM
Join All Saints Young Adults this summer for a 6-week study on “Productivity and Rest in a Busy Age.” Tuesdays at FoodHeads (616 W. 34th St.) at 7:00 PM. Contact James Wood.
Working Women’s Lunch: Wednesdays at noon. These lunches happen every week, rotating between the North (Blue Baker) and Downtown (Whole Foods at Lamar and 5th) locations. Please contact Robbie Jane if you plan on going or if you have any questions.
Draught House Thursdays: Every Thursday starting at 7:30 PM a group of young adults gather at the Draught House Pub. Bring a camping chair if you have one as we sit outside in the parking lot (weather permitting). If you don’t own a camping chair please come anyway and we can figure it out. But also consider swinging by Academy for a $4.99 pick-up. Invite your friends.
Join the Young Adults for dinner following the Sunday evening worship service.
Summer Bible Study: Wednesdays evenings from July 9 – August 13 All Saints men will meet from 7:30-9:00 PM at the office of Chupik Builders (2203 Lake Austin Blvd.) to study the 4 gospels, looking at the historical context for the gospels and how each gospel presents the story of Jesus from a different perspective. Contact Josh Eby with questions.
Suggestions or questions about Men’s ministry? Contact Josh Eby.
Austin LifeCare Baby Shower: All Saints women are invited to a brunch and donation shower benefiting Austin LifeCare next Saturday, July 26 at 10:00 AM at Bonnie Whiteis’ house. Find the full invitation and a list of needed items to donate here. RSVP to Sandra.
Two Ways to Enjoy Community This Summer
Two places to”taste and see” some All Saints community are coming up! Feel free to bring a friend or neighbor to either one:
A detailed list of weekly and monthly activities click here.
50+ Fellowship is a community of people of similar ages, interests, and energy. Do you love hospitality? Those interested in hosting (simply providing space) for future gatherings please email email@example.com.
50+ Fellowship Dinner | June 28
Join the All Saints 50+ Fellowship on Saturday, June 28, for a lasagne dinner at the Hendrix’s home at 6:00 PM (3525 Lost Creek Blvd). Please RSVP to Jo Anne (firstname.lastname@example.org, 512-913-2838).
All Saints Arts Roundtable (on break for summer): First Wednesday of the month. If you’re a creative professional or simply have creative interests, you’ll find fellowship, encouragement, and opportunities to discuss, learn, and serve with fellow creatives at our monthly Arts Roundtable lunch at Hill House (2104 Nueces 78705). RSVP to David Lutes.
NEW All Saints Arts Ministry Small Group: Starting March 19 there will be a new small group open to anyone who has creative interests and desires fellowship and dialogue with other Christian artists. We will meet once a month at 7:30 PM at Jennifer Park’s home (1723 Deerfield Dr.) to discuss the book Art & Fear by David Bayles and Ted Orland. Contact David Lutes for more information.