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FEAST: Reproductive Freedom

FEAST: Reproductive Freedom Sunday, July 24 | 7:30-9:00PMFLC Garrison Chapel In the wake of the Supreme Court's decision to overturn the landmark abortion rights case of Roe v. Wade, we're going to consider and discuss some of the ways that Christians have addressed fundamental questions of procreation. In addition to key scriptural and historical considerations, […]

Fear and the Queer Community in Christian Tradition

FLC Great Hall 1201 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

Fear and the Queer Community in Christian Tradition Sunday, August 21 | 12:15-2:00PM | FLC Great Hall The history of homophobia in Christian cultures is neither as simplistic nor as black and white as the narratives that we have inherited through American Christianity. Join Pastor Brad King for Fear and the Queer Community as we […]

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Coffee Talk

SAN Parlor 1201 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

Coffee Talk: Play as Spiritual Practice Sunday, August 28 | 10:00-10:45AM | Now in the ParlorDrop in for a casual time of connection and conversation on Sundays. Through Labor Day weekend, we are exploring "play" and the unexpected ways it still shows up in our lives, even as adults. Each week stands alone, so come […]

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Coffee Talk

SAN Parlor 1201 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

Coffee Talk: Play as Spiritual Practice Sunday, August 28 | 10:00-10:45AM | Now in the ParlorDrop in for a casual time of connection and conversation on Sundays. Through Labor Day weekend, we are exploring "play" and the unexpected ways it still shows up in our lives, even as adults. Each week stands alone, so come […]

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Book Study: Decolonizing Christianity

Zoom Online 1201 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

Book Study: Decolonizing Christianity Tuesdays, September 6, 13, 20, 27 | 6:30-8:00PM | ZoomIn Decolonizing Christianity: Becoming Badass Believers, author Miguel De La Torre describes how white American Christians have aligned themselves with the oppressors who subjugate the “least of these”—those who have been systemically marginalized because of their race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status—and, in overwhelming numbers, […]

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Disciple Fast Track: The Old Testament

Disciple I Fast Track: The Old Testament Wednesdays, September 7 | 6:00-7:15PM The Bible is a complicated artifact that exemplifies some of the worst and absolute best aspects of humanity. At the same time, it is without a doubt the most important single repository of information about the history of our lives with God. The […]

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Agape and Advocacy

Murchison Chapel 1201 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

Agape and Advocacy Sundays, September 11, 18, 25 | 10:00-10:45AM | EDU Murchison Chapel For three weeks in September, join Pastor Brad King for this relaxed conversation about agape, the Greek word for that most precious form of Christian love, and how it has led Christians across time to embrace advocacy as an essential part of our […]

First Steps: Learn More About First Church

FLC Great Hall 1201 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

Take First Steps and Make This Your Church Home Sunday, September 11 | 12:15-2:00PM | FLC Great HallTake the first step toward membership at FUMC Austin with this casual chance to meet with pastors and staff, talk about United Methodist beliefs and practices, connect with others who have found a faith home here, and ask […]

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Book Study: Decolonizing Christianity

Zoom Online 1201 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

Book Study: Decolonizing Christianity Tuesdays, September 6, 13, 20, 27 | 6:30-8:00PM | ZoomIn Decolonizing Christianity: Becoming Badass Believers, author Miguel De La Torre describes how white American Christians have aligned themselves with the oppressors who subjugate the “least of these”—those who have been systemically marginalized because of their race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status—and, in overwhelming numbers, […]

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Bowen Bible Study Returns for Fall 2022

SAN 213 - Downtowners 1201 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

Bowen Bible Study Returns for Fall 2022 Wednesdays, beginning September 14, 10:00-11:30AM | SAN RM 213FUMC teacher Jim Bowen, retired research scientist and Bible expert, is resuming his weekly Bible class of in-depth exploration of Scriptural texts. This weekly group will begin study with the book of Hebrews. All are welcome to join. For more information, please […]

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Disciple Fast Track: The Old Testament

Disciple I Fast Track: The Old Testament Wednesdays, September 7 | 6:00-7:15PM The Bible is a complicated artifact that exemplifies some of the worst and absolute best aspects of humanity. At the same time, it is without a doubt the most important single repository of information about the history of our lives with God. The […]

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Agape and Advocacy

Murchison Chapel 1201 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

Agape and Advocacy Sundays, September 11, 18, 25 | 10:00-10:45AM | EDU Murchison Chapel For three weeks in September, join Pastor Brad King for this relaxed conversation about agape, the Greek word for that most precious form of Christian love, and how it has led Christians across time to embrace advocacy as an essential part of our […]

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Book Study: Decolonizing Christianity

Zoom Online 1201 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

Book Study: Decolonizing Christianity Tuesdays, September 6, 13, 20, 27 | 6:30-8:00PM | ZoomIn Decolonizing Christianity: Becoming Badass Believers, author Miguel De La Torre describes how white American Christians have aligned themselves with the oppressors who subjugate the “least of these”—those who have been systemically marginalized because of their race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status—and, in overwhelming numbers, […]

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Bowen Bible Study Returns for Fall 2022

SAN 213 - Downtowners 1201 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

Bowen Bible Study Returns for Fall 2022 Wednesdays, beginning September 14, 10:00-11:30AM | SAN RM 213FUMC teacher Jim Bowen, retired research scientist and Bible expert, is resuming his weekly Bible class of in-depth exploration of Scriptural texts. This weekly group will begin study with the book of Hebrews. All are welcome to join. For more information, please […]

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Disciple Fast Track: The Old Testament

Disciple I Fast Track: The Old Testament Wednesdays, September 7 | 6:00-7:15PM The Bible is a complicated artifact that exemplifies some of the worst and absolute best aspects of humanity. At the same time, it is without a doubt the most important single repository of information about the history of our lives with God. The […]

Cheers Hosts Peace Park Picnic

Pease Park 1201 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

Cheers Hosts Peace Park Picnic Thursday, September 22 | 6:00PM | Kingbury Commons Entrance to Pease ParkBring the grandchildren, a picnic basket, and chairs for an early evening of slow fun at the newly renovated Pease Park. The Cheers Banner will fly near 1100 Kingsbury St, Austin, TX 78703—the new Kingsbury Commons entrance to Pease Park. Enjoy […]

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Agape and Advocacy

Murchison Chapel 1201 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

Agape and Advocacy Sundays, September 11, 18, 25 | 10:00-10:45AM | EDU Murchison Chapel For three weeks in September, join Pastor Brad King for this relaxed conversation about agape, the Greek word for that most precious form of Christian love, and how it has led Christians across time to embrace advocacy as an essential part of our […]

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Book Study: A Complicated Choice — For People Assigned Female at Birth

Epiphany FLC 104 or Zoom Online 1201 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

For People Assigned Female at Birth 4 Sundays | September 25 and October 2, 9 and 16 | 5:00-6:30PM | FLC Room 104 or ZoomEssential work from people of every gender identity, A Complicated Choice: Making Space for Grief and Healing in the Pro-Choice Movement by Rev. Katey Zeh invites us to nuanced conversation and the […]

Feast: The Shame of Purity

FLC 100 - Garrison Chapel 1201 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

FEAST: The Shame of Purity Sunday, September 25 | 7:30-9:00PM | FLC Garrison ChapelModeled on one of the earliest forms of Christian gathering, FEAST meets monthly to share a meal and discuss the complexities of what it means to follow Jesus in today's world. This month, this community of people in their mid-20s to mid-40s […]

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Book Study: Decolonizing Christianity

Zoom Online 1201 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

Book Study: Decolonizing Christianity Tuesdays, September 6, 13, 20, 27 | 6:30-8:00PM | ZoomIn Decolonizing Christianity: Becoming Badass Believers, author Miguel De La Torre describes how white American Christians have aligned themselves with the oppressors who subjugate the “least of these”—those who have been systemically marginalized because of their race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status—and, in overwhelming numbers, […]

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Book Study: A Complicated Choice — For People Assigned Male at Birth

FLC Garrison Chapel 1201 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

For People Assigned Male at Birth 4 Tuesdays | September 27 and October 4, 11 and 18 | 7:00-8:30PM | FLC Garrison ChapelEssential work from people of every gender identity, A Complicated Choice: Making Space for Grief and Healing in the Pro-Choice Movement by Rev. Katey Zeh invites us to nuanced conversation and the sacred act […]

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Bowen Bible Study Returns for Fall 2022

SAN 213 - Downtowners 1201 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

Bowen Bible Study Returns for Fall 2022 Wednesdays, beginning September 14, 10:00-11:30AM | SAN RM 213FUMC teacher Jim Bowen, retired research scientist and Bible expert, is resuming his weekly Bible class of in-depth exploration of Scriptural texts. This weekly group will begin study with the book of Hebrews. All are welcome to join. For more information, please […]

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Disciple Fast Track: The Old Testament

Disciple I Fast Track: The Old Testament Wednesdays, September 7 | 6:00-7:15PM The Bible is a complicated artifact that exemplifies some of the worst and absolute best aspects of humanity. At the same time, it is without a doubt the most important single repository of information about the history of our lives with God. The […]

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Book Study: A Complicated Choice — For People Assigned Female at Birth

Epiphany FLC 104 or Zoom Online 1201 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

For People Assigned Female at Birth 4 Sundays | September 25 and October 2, 9 and 16 | 5:00-6:30PM | FLC Room 104 or ZoomEssential work from people of every gender identity, A Complicated Choice: Making Space for Grief and Healing in the Pro-Choice Movement by Rev. Katey Zeh invites us to nuanced conversation and the […]

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Book Study: The Truth in Our Stories

Zoom Online 1201 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

Book Study: The Truth in Our Stories Book Party: Wednesday, September 21 | 6:00PM | Reverie BooksBook Study: Tuesdays, October 4, 11, 18, and 25 | 6:30-8:00PM | ZoomFUMC Austin is excited to welcome Rev. Elizabeth Wright, executive director of JFON Austin, in October for a four-week exploration of the recently published book, The Truth […]

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Book Study: A Complicated Choice — For People Assigned Male at Birth

FLC Garrison Chapel 1201 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

For People Assigned Male at Birth 4 Tuesdays | September 27 and October 4, 11 and 18 | 7:00-8:30PM | FLC Garrison ChapelEssential work from people of every gender identity, A Complicated Choice: Making Space for Grief and Healing in the Pro-Choice Movement by Rev. Katey Zeh invites us to nuanced conversation and the sacred act […]

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Bowen Bible Study Returns for Fall 2022

SAN 213 - Downtowners 1201 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

Bowen Bible Study Returns for Fall 2022 Wednesdays, beginning September 14, 10:00-11:30AM | SAN RM 213FUMC teacher Jim Bowen, retired research scientist and Bible expert, is resuming his weekly Bible class of in-depth exploration of Scriptural texts. This weekly group will begin study with the book of Hebrews. All are welcome to join. For more information, please […]

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Disciple Fast Track: The Old Testament

Disciple I Fast Track: The Old Testament Wednesdays, September 7 | 6:00-7:15PM The Bible is a complicated artifact that exemplifies some of the worst and absolute best aspects of humanity. At the same time, it is without a doubt the most important single repository of information about the history of our lives with God. The […]

United Women in Faith: Understanding Transgender, A Primer for Families and Allies

SAN Wesley Hall 1201 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

United Women in Faith: Understanding Transgender, A Primer for Families and Allies Sunday, October 9 | 12:15-2:00PM | SAN Wesley HallThe transgender community is incredibly diverse. If you want to understand more about what it means to be trans, if you know and love someone who is trans, or if you want to learn how […]

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Book Study: A Complicated Choice — For People Assigned Female at Birth

Epiphany FLC 104 or Zoom Online 1201 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

For People Assigned Female at Birth 4 Sundays | September 25 and October 2, 9 and 16 | 5:00-6:30PM | FLC Room 104 or ZoomEssential work from people of every gender identity, A Complicated Choice: Making Space for Grief and Healing in the Pro-Choice Movement by Rev. Katey Zeh invites us to nuanced conversation and the […]