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local missions


For the past year, the Good Neighbor Fund has been available for Vox Covenant Members to feel supported and empowered to do good in their community. Voxites have applied to help their neighbor buy groceries, repair their homes and to allow a teacher friend to have an art exhibit for her students. I recently applied for a friend of mine […]

Boggy Creek Cleanup [Oct 26]

On Saturday, October 26 from 9-11am, we will be joining with the McKinley Heights Neighborhood to clean up parts of Boggy Creek behind Mabson Field which is just down the street from Space12 (map). The plan is to remove invasive plants and bushes and replace them with young native trees. Tools such as weed wrenches medium, tree saws, loppers and […]

MLF Model Park Tours!

Friends at large & Vox Veniae members, the weather is PERFECT these days for a tour of Mobile Loaves & Fishes’ Community First! Model Park, which is a 2-acre snapshot of the kind of beauty, creativity & rich community we’re building into a 27-acre master-planned community for the homeless on the East Side of Austin. If you’re interested at all in seeing […]

Mission Sunday

I grew up in the Baptist church. Every year (probably twice a year since we were Baptist), the cavernous foyer would be filled on a Sunday morning with tables upon tables of people returned from all over the world to share about their lives overseas. The Peru table was covered in beautiful blankets. The missionaries to India had pictures of […]

Volunteer Nights with Homeless Families

We at Vox are volunteering with the Foundation for the Homeless’ Family Promise – Interfaith Hospitality Network shelter program (IHN) on September 2nd and 3rd and October 14th and 15th at Central Presbyterian Church. Volunteers are needed to bring dinner for three to four families, hang out with the families and help clean up after dinner, and stay overnight as the church’s host. To sign up, follow […]

Posada July Birthday Party

We will be hosting the last monthly birthday party this year for Posada Esperanza on Sunday (July 21) from 3-5pm. Posada is a transitional shelter for women and children in Austin. As a way to share not only our financial resources but also our love, time and energy, we throw monthly birthday parties at Posada. We are also collecting diapers, shampoo and […]

Happy May Birthdays!

Last weekend, two Vox midweek groups combined to host the best birthday party Posada Esperanza families have ever seen*! To ensure this, of course, we rented a bounce house. Seeing as how it was Cinco de Mayo, we threw in a piñata. For the past several months, Voxites have hosted monthly birthday parties to celebrate all the birthdays of Posada residents […]