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local missions

First Fruits Cowboy Brunch

A few weeks ago I shared during the Vox liturgy an incredible sight I recently was blessed to see. I recounted how the men who are currently or used to be chronically homeless enjoyed a beautiful (literally) farm-fresh meal on a sublimely beautiful Saturday morning with a host of our Genesis Gardens volunteers who chatted it up and found commonalities […]

Be a [Pen] Pal

Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms.  If anyone speaks, he should do it as one speaking the very words of God.  If anyone serves, he should do it with the strength God provides, so that in all things God may be praised through Jesus Christ.  To […]

All ROADS Lead to Ice Cream

Due to the generosity of Voxites, we had a budget surplus last year that we have been able to give out to local and global partners doing cool things to serve the poor. Some of that money went to Mobile Loaves and Fishes for their micro-enterprise program ROADS to fix up a bike and turn it into a mobile ice […]

Narwaffle Posada Party

Vox has committed to hosting monthly birthday parties for residents of Posada Esperanza, a local housing program for immigrant women and children. We are still looking for hosts for the upcoming months, so if you or your midweek group is interested, please email us. Vox youth, self-described “Narwafflers,” hosted the January Posada birthday party. Here’s what some of the Narwafflers […]

Tamales at Givens Park

This Sunday (Dec 16) we will have a special partner for lunch after liturgy — the ladies of Posada Esperanza are making tamales that we will have available to purchase for lunch at Givens Park (weather permitting). It will be a time to meet some of the Posada Community as well as support them by eating delicious food outdoors. The […]

Community Gardening

What makes a great garden? The best gardeners know its not about what you plant but what you plant in. The soil makes the happy plant happy that makes the tastiest veggies. That’s why gardens are such great places to build community: there’s so much that goes into the making of good soil that it takes many hands and many […]

Good Neighbor Fund

The Vox Good Neighbor Fund was established earlier in the year as a part of an intentional attempt to practice and teach generosityin Austin. The intention of the Good Neighbor Fund is to enable Vox members to develop relationships and meet the needs of the people who live next to them. The funds have been set aside for community members to use when […]