March 19, 2009

[Vox News] South by Southwest Edition

[Sunday Liturgy]
Our Sunday Liturgy is at 11:00 AM at Mosaic (5619 Airport Blvd). Join us as we continue our series on Lent entitled Sacrifice.

[SXSEast @ Space 12]
There will be a series of unofficial SXSW events hosted at Space 12. Please come join the action if you can. Any questions? Click here, see the details below, or contact Sam.

The Round

A collaborative event featuring songwriters, slam poets, and visual artists all together on one stage. Space12 is producing the first annual Round in Austin featuring songwriters Laura Gibson, Kate Tucker as well as spoken word poets from Austin Slam, and visual artists Melinda Carter and Karen Tsang.

Date: Friday, March 20
Time: 8-10pm
Songwriters: Laura Gibson, Loch Lomond, Whiskey Priest,
   Kate Tucker, and Matt Bishop
Slam Poet: Andy Buck
Visual Artists: Melinda Carter and Karen Tsang
Cost: $5-$10 cover and donation
Check out more details on facebook and www.theround.org.

Engine Room

Welcoming jazz enthusiasts from all over to enjoy some of the best live classic jazz acts in town. Come out and swing out, or just sit back and tap your feet to the music. Engine Room will be the end cap to an exciting weekend of music and fun.

Date: Saturday, March 21
Time: 9pm-12am
Band: Giant City Sextet
Cost: $10 cover
Check out more details on facebook.

[Thank You, Volunteers!!]
Many, many hours have been spent to help make Space 12 one of the hottest spots on East 12th Street. Whether you helped prepare the space or volunteered at one of the SXSE events, WE SALUTE YOU!!!!!! Thanks so much for giving your time and talents to the community.

[Hurricane Ike Relief]
Dates for the relief trip have been determined. Vox will be taking a trip to Galveston April 23-26 to lend a hand with some Hurricane Ike relief work. Deadline to RSVP is March 29. Also on March 29th will be an informational meeting for those who have signed up, so if you’re interested, please contact Sam.

[Neighborhoods]
Our Neighborhood groups will be happening next week (the week of March 22). If you have any questions, email us. For details of when and where we meet, check out the map.

[Hot Hot Heat]
CALLING ALL MARRIED AND ENGAGED COUPLES!!! You’re invited to the Vox sponsored marriage seminar on Saturday April 4th at Mosaic. Here’s a quick run down on the details:

“‘Til Death Do us Part: An intentional conversation for couples to grow in their journey together”.


Saturday April 4th at Mosaic from 12-7pm
$30/couple

Schedule:
12-5pm Seminar
5-7pm Mandatory hot date

For more details, please see the facebook event.

[Hill Country Rides for AIDS]
The Hill Country Ride for AIDS is coming up on April 25th. Partner with our friends, Care Communities, in their support of AIDS research. If you are interested in joining, “The Care Communities Cyclists Team”, check out www.hillcountryride.org and contact Roger Temme.

[Vox Baptism]
Baptism is the public celebration of participating in Christ’s death and resurrection. It connects us both to what God is doing in this world and with the global/historical community of friends following Christ. If you are interested in getting baptized or finding out more information, please contact Weylin.

[BYOM – Bring Your Own Mug]
Because food is such a great catalyst for community, we plan to have delectable edibles and drinkables available every Sunday morning during our liturgies. Although it would be easy to buy disposable cups for the drinks, we want to be an environmentally conscious community and ask that everyone bring their own mug. This way, you’ll not only feel more at home, but we can all do our part in reducing unnecessary waste.

[Rides to Vox]
If you live on campus and are in need of a ride on Sunday morning to join us for Liturgy, please email us and we’ll hook you up. If you could send an email by 11pm on Friday, that would be greatly appreciated.