FEAST OF THE ASCENSION
Thursday, May 13, at 7:30 p.m.
The Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ, also called Ascension Day, Ascension Thursday, or sometimes Holy Thursday, commemorates the Christian belief of the bodily Ascension of Jesus into heaven.
Third Saturdays, Starting May 15, 9-10:30 a.m.
Holy Hikes® is a network of Christian eco-ministries committed to rebuilding Communion between all of God's Creation by worshiping God in the beauty of the outdoors. We will hold liturgical hikes throughout the year to immerse ourselves in what John Muir called God's "first temples." We meet on the third Saturday of the month. The location changes each month. Please visit our Facebook page for up-to-date information or email the Rev. Angela Cortiñas.
THINGS TO LOVE ABOUT ST. DAVID'S
Submit through May 23
During the season of Easter we will be using our various social media platforms to feature staff and parishioners' experiences of Things to Love about St. David’s and we need your help! We plan to share a few of these each week throughout the Easter season.
CHILDREN'S CHOIRS ZOOM MUSICAL
Saturday, May 15, 4 p.m.
The Cherub, Middler, and Youth Choirs will put on a Zoom Musical Revue! There will be solos, duets, trios, and choir numbers from 10 years of St. David's Children's musicals. For information contact Director of Children’s Choir Maureen Broy Papovich.
CONCERT SERIES POSTPONED
We are postponing the previously scheduled May 8 Sacred Voices concert until the church air conditioner repairs have been completed.

Sunday, 10 a.m. Youth Formation

Weekly EYC (Episcopal Youth Community) Youth are invited to bring dinner and gather weekly for check-ins, devotionals, games, and fellowship. 

GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
This Sunday, May 2, the 9 a.m. online worship service will be created by the graduating high school seniors. Parents, whether or not your senior worked on this service, please email Director of Youth Ministry Jenny Campbell at jenny.c@stdave.org so your graduate can get their senior gift. 😊

This summer, seniors are invited to join all EYC events. As more youth are vaccinated, we will plan events that are in-person, outside, and masked. More information about summer events and a hybrid in-person and online mission trip coming soon.
Contact Director of Youth Ministry Jenny Campbell for Youth links to online formation and weekly Middle and High School EYC, and to be added to the newsletter or GroupMe lists.
SPIRITUAL TEMPERAMENTS AND THE CHRISTIAN JOURNEY
Thursdays through May 20, noon-1 p.m.
Dr. Mona West will lead a journey group that will explore how knowledge of one’s particular spiritual temperament can aid in choosing spiritual practices that deepen the Christian journey. We will also use this model to explore the spirituality of Jesus and welcome the spirituality of others whose temperament may be different from our own.
PILGRIMAGE TO ISRAEL & JORDAN
Departure from Houston: Feb. 27-March 12, 2022
Price Approx. $5,000-$5,200 (roundtrip airfare, hotels, meals, guided sightseeing)
Please contact the Rev. Angela Cortiñas if you are interested in learning more about a pilgrimage to the Holy Land in partnership with St. Matthew's Episcopal Church. Click here for trip brochure.
CAMP ST. DAVID'S
Ages 3-11
Aug.16-20 and Aug. 23-27, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost $225 per week, due with registration
Two weeks of fun-filled, age-appropriate, indoor and outdoor activities. Kids will enjoy games, puzzles, arts and crafts, stories, science, group activities as well as free time.

CHILDREN'S CHAPEL
Sundays, 10-10:15 a.m.
After the Sunday online worship service we offer Children’s Chapel with Director for Children’s Ministry Amanda Wischkaemper. Access on Facebook and at stdave.org/online-worship.

CHILDREN'S FORMATION
Sundays, 10:15-11:10 a.m. Classes are on Zoom and begin after Children's Chapel
  • We Worship God Together (Ages 3-Kindergarten) Get to know God’s love and discover the truth of God’s Word.
  • The Prince of Egypt (1st-5th Grades)
  • The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd: Ecclesiola (Level I: Ages 3-6, Level II: Ages 6-9). Catechumens will gather at the virtual prayer table on Zoom for prayer, song, and reflection. 

Contact Director of Children’s Ministry Amanda Wischkaemper to become a volunteer.
Hospitality Ministry
Café Divine and Holy Grounds
Lunch | Dinner | Gifts | Coffee To Go
Order Online and enjoy contact-free pickup
Tuesday-Friday
• Holy Grounds pickup: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
• Café Divine pickup: 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

GET READY FOR THE NEXT FRIDAY ROAST SPECIAL
May 7-14 you can order the Lemon Herb Chicken. This dish is packed with an incredible flavor combination of thyme and lemon. 

Pair your Lemon Herb Chicken with sides of Rosemary & Garlic Roasted Potatoes and Roasted Broccoli & Cauliflower Medley. For dessert, enjoy a Chocolate Espresso Mousse!

Pick up on Friday, May 21, 1-5 p.m.
The perfect cards for Moms and Grads do exist! Mother's Day is a week away and graduations are fast approaching! Celebrate your loved ones on these special days with a card from Holy Grounds.
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 ONLINE: If 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. Contact Director of Stewardship April Kerwin.
Fellowship and Outreach Online
The Rev. Judith Liro
REFLECTIONS ON THE DIVINE FEMININE
Monday, May 3, at 7 p.m.
The Daughters of the King chapters of St. David’s and All Saints churches present the Rev. Judith Liro of St. Hildegard’s Community in Austin. Mother Liro will share her insights on the Divine Feminine during this time of learning, reflection, and prayer. Register for zoom links.

Women's Group, 2018
ONLINE FELLOWSHIP GROUPS
Daughters of the King 5/5, 10:30 a.m.

Environmental Guild (meets quarterly)


GLEE (Gay, Lesbian, and Everyone Else) (meets monthly on 2nd Thursdays) 5/13, 7 p.m.

Laundry Love (meets last Thursday of the month) 5/27, 5:30 p.m.
Men's Group 5/20, 7 p.m.

Movie Group The movies for April: The Father, Concrete Cowboy, and The Truffle Hunters. Watch the movies and join the discussion on Facebook.

St. Agnes Guild Next meeting TBD

Women's Group (meets 1st Wednesdays) 5/5, 6 p.m.

Writers Group Sundays, 1 p.m.

Veterans Guitar Group Tuesdays, 7 p.m.
CALL FOR AV VOLUNTEERS
Do you have audio/video experience or an interest in AV? We’re looking for a few parish volunteers to join a new AV ministry at St. David’s. Email communications@stdave.org.
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