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THANKSGIVING DAY
WORSHIP SERVICE
Thursday, Nov. 26, 10 a.m.
Since we cannot gather for our usual Thanksgiving Eve service, the clergy and musicians have put together a special liturgy for Thanksgiving Day. Please join us for a Liturgy of the Word with music and a special message of thanks.

Preacher: Santi Rodriguez, Seminarian
HELP FEED FAMILIES
WITH HANDS FOR HOPE
This Sunday, Nov. 22, concludes Hands for Hope,
El Buen Samaritano's annual endeavor to provide Thanksgiving meal packages to more than 1,700 families in need. $40 feeds a whole family. Funds also support a year-round emergency food pantry.
ADVENT PICK-UP EVENT
Saturday, Nov. 28, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.,
Surface Parking Lot
Begin the season together by driving through the surface lot and picking up Advent supplies from masked clergy and staff. Our Advent traditions may look different this year, but we still wait for the Light together; hope to see you then!

Items to pick up:

Items to drop off:
Hats and gloves for the Trinity Center to distribute to our neighbors experiencing homelessness.
BLUE ADVENT PRAYER MEETINGS
ONE CHURCH, ONE BOOK
Wednesdays, 7-8 p.m., Dec. 2, 9, 16, & 23
Around the Parish
JOIN SMALL COMMUNION GROUPS
LABYRINTH, COLUMBARIUM OPEN
Monday-Friday, 9-11:30 a.m. and 1-4 p.m.

CHANGES TO STDAVE.ORG
 
Soon you may see updates to our homepage. We hope the changes will make it easier to access worship, classes, and other important information.
Christmas Pageant, 2007
WE NEED YOUR CHRISTMAS PAGEANT PHOTOS
Sunday, Dec. 27: We will have an online Christmas Pageant, and children are invited to submit photos of themselves dressed in Nativity costumes. Nostalgic costume pictures from bygone years are welcome. 


Photo submissions must be received by Saturday, Dec. 5.
ONLINE CHILDREN'S CHAPEL
Sundays, 10-10:15 a.m.
After the Sunday online worship service we offer Children’s Chapel with Amanda Wischkaemper, our director for Children’s Ministry. Access on Facebook and at stdave.org/online-worship.
FALL CHILDREN'S FORMATION CLASSES
Sundays, 10:15-11:10 a.m.
All classes start after Children's Chapel on Zoom.

  • Travels with Jesus
(Ages 3-Kindergarten)
  • God Calls Me: A Voyage with Moana
(1st-3rd grades)
  • Parables, Riddles, and God's Amazing Mysteries
(4th-5th grades)
  • The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd: Ecclesiola
(Level I: Ages 3-6, Level II: Ages 6-9)
Tuesday
Enjoy a weekly bedtime story, prayers, and goodnight song on Facebook.
Sunday
Youth Formation 10 a.m.

NOVEMBER EYC: There will be no regular EYC in November, but there are special events. Our upcoming schedule:

  • Nov. 24 & 25: No EYC (Thanksgiving week)
  • Nov. 28: Advent Kick-off drive-through, Surface Lot
  • Dec. 1 & 2: Regular EYC resumes
  • Dec. 10: All-Austin EYC Christmas Pageant


Contact Director of Youth Ministry Jenny Campbell for the links to online formation and weekly Middle and High School EYC, and to be added to the newsletter or GroupMe lists.
Giving
Thank you for your generosity to God and St. David's Episcopal Church. Your gifts support our mission-critical ministries.
MAIL TO 301 E. 8th Street, Austin, Texas 78701.
GIVE ONLINEIf you have trouble giving online on Sunday, please give at a later time or consider a recurring donation through your bank. We apologize for this inconvenience.
Text STDAVE to 73256

If you are not already giving, please consider making St. David's your giving priority this year.
Hospitality Ministry
Glitter Reindeer Crackers
HOLIDAY GIFTS
HOLIDAY CRACKERS 
Looking for more Christmas decorations and gifts? These Angel and Glitter Reindeer Crackers from Meri Meri are a fun addition to any Christmas celebration! Each cracker contains a hat, joke, or small puzzle gift. Each pack contains 6 crackers. 
Choose a menu on Curbside
Central Texas Food Bank Delivery Truck
CURBSIDE CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING

Nov. 23-27
Cafe Divine & Holy Grounds will be closed for curbside next week except for Thanksgiving dessert pickups. Thanks to everyone who has supported us in the past few months. We are extremely grateful to our community. Your tips to Curbside have totaled more than $3,000 in donations to Central Texas Food Bank! 
Curbside will be back on Dec. 1. 
Fellowship and Outreach Online
Foundation Communities 2018
Foundation Communities' Arbor Terrace Brunch
Saturday, Nov. 21, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
On the fourth Saturday of every month, summon your inner Top Chef to join others cooking and serving brunch to 45 residents of Arbor Terrace, a complex for single adults transitioning away from homelessness. Adrian Buchanan organizes the rotating crew, which cooks at home, meets at the complex (2501 S Interstate 35 Frontage Rd, 78741), and serves the meal together to a most grateful bunch.
ONLINE FELLOWSHIP GROUPS
Daughters of the King 12/2, 10:30 a.m.

Environmental Guild (meets quarterly)
1/10/21, 11 a.m.


Men's Group  12/17, 7 p.m.
Movie Group 12/13, 1 p.m.
Movie notes/discussion on Facebook

St. Agnes Guild 11/28, 10 a.m.

Women's Group 12/2, 6 p.m.

Writers Group Sundays, 1 p.m.

Veterans Guitar Group Tuesdays, 7 p.m.
QUICK LINKS