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Vox Mom’s Night [Jan 10]

Similar to our Vox Happy Hour, we’ll be having a monthly night for mothers in our community to connect with one another. The first official gathering will be Wednesday, January 10th at Space12 from 7-9pm. In honor of the new year, we’re kicking this first event off with a clothing/toy swap! Please bring your and/or your children’s clothes, shoes, accessories, toys, […]

Carols and Cookies Thank You

Thank you to everyone who came out to sing carols and share cookies with the residents of the Austin Retirement and Nursing Center! Special thanks to Vanessa Beltran and her Midweek Group for baking cookies and coordinating the event for our community. There are also plans to conduct some StoryCorp interviews throughout the month of December using the mobile app to help facilitate […]

Carols and Cookies [Dec 10]

Join us in sharing some holiday joy with some seasoned friends in Austin. We will be singing carols and sharing cookies with residents of the Austin Retirement and Nursing Center. Carols and Cookies will take the place of our usual Liturgy lunch on Dec 10th. There are also plans to conduct some StoryCorp interviews using the mobile app to help facilitate some 1 on 1 interactions with […]

Practice Gratitude

Gideon Tsang reflects on how we would be changed people if we practiced gratitude collectively as a community [Psalm 100]. Reflection What would it look like to create out of gratitude? How can you be present with gratitude entering into this week? Resources Video – How to Practice Effectively Video – TED Talk (Megan Phelps-Roper) MWG – Discussion Guide

Administrator Profile: Claudia Harding

Claudia Harding is the newest member of our staff serving as the part-time Administrator for the Vox community. She will provide support for our staff by helping with coordination of liturgy, special events and communications for our community. Read on to find out more about Claudia. Favorite ice cream: Chocolate ice cream always and forever. Tell us a bit about […]

East Austin Community Festival [Nov 4]

On Saturday November 4, 12-6pm, the neighborhood associations in our area are holding the fourth annual East Austin Community Festival at Space12. The event benefits the Central Texas Food Bank. Admission cost is the donation of 3 or more canned goods. This is a family friendly event and will feature food, music, and fun activities for kids. **We are looking […]

Practicing Mercy

Weylin Lee reflects on an encounter that Jesus has with a foreign woman and how that brings awareness to what limits and facilitates mercy [Matthew 15:10-28]. Reflection: In what ways can we withhold evaluation and judgment in order to practice mercy more freely? What might be some of our cultural blindspots that hinder our ability to practice mercy? Resources: Book: […]