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local missions

Refugee Needs Survey

Wondering what to do with that extra couch you inherited? Uncertain of how to politely and quietly get rid of all the house decor your mother bought you that’s ‘just not your style?’ Inspired by the Minimalist to purge your unnecessary furniture, decor, or other house items? You may just be the person we need! As we prepare to welcome […]

Refugee Services of Texas Lunch [Dec 11]

This Spring 2017, Vox Veniae will be participating as a Welcome Team with Refugee Services of Texas (RSTX). On Dec. 11th, stay for lunch after liturgy to listen to Megan (our RSTX contact) give an overview of what participating on the Welcome Team will look like. There will also be time for questions! Please bring $5 for lunch from Halal […]

Salam Neighbor [Nov 16]

As Vox moves as a partner with Refugee Services of Texas (RSTX) and a welcoming host for refugees, we desire to learn more how we can be a good host. And one way, is to develop an understanding (as much as one can) and empathy for our guests. Join us as we watch “Salam [Hello] Neighbor”. The film describes itself […]

Inside Books Project Volunteer Dates

This year we came along side Inside Books Project as our local missions partner. If you haven’t heard of IBP, you’ve probably experienced part of their work in our space on Sundays. The books that line the walls of Space12 are part of their outreach to inmates in Texas. Volunteers at IBP read letters from inmates, match books to their […]

Boggy Creek Cleanup [Apr 9]

Come out to help keep our neighborhood beautiful. The Boggy Creek runs right under 12th st, near Space 12. Volunteers will be picking up trash and debris from 9-11am. We will meet at Mabson field. This is part of a city-wide cleanup, and there will be lunch and a party at Fiesta Gardens afterwards! This will be a great opportunity […]

IBP Work Party & Book Sale [Sept 25 & 26]

This year we welcome Inside Books Project as our new local missions partner. Throughout the year we’ll have opportunities for our community to volunteer and support the work IBP does. Our first opportunity is on Friday, September 25 from 6pm to 12am, and Saturday, September 26 from 10am until 12am at Space12. Volunteers will help IBP catch up on their […]

April Clothing Drive

Austin State Hospital is in need of men’s clothing. The smaller and bigger sizes are of most need. Shorts and summertime clothing will start to become a need as it warms up over the next month. Shoes, belts, suspenders and other accessories would also be greatly appreciated. Much of the clothing that the people we are serving wear come here […]