Watch the video above from Pastor Angela about worship changes in August and an invitation to our Welcome Home Celebration. Join us for Father Chuck's first Sunday after his sabbatical. All are invited to both morning worship and a special fellowship event from 10-11 a.m. with live music and an update from Father Chuck, Pastor Angela, and our Senior Warden Sarah Kapostasy.
NEWCOMER GATHERING
Sunday, Aug. 1, 10 a.m., Vestry Conference Room
Newcomers to St. David's are invited to learn more about the church and meet others who are exploring our offerings!
VIEWING OF Austin Civil Rights Stories
Sunday, Aug. 1, 2-4 p.m.
A viewing on Zoom of the PBS film Austin Civil Rights Stories. There will be time for discussion after viewing the film. All are welcome.
UPCOMING HOLY HIKES
Third Saturdays, 9-10:30 a.m.
  • Aug. 21 – Barton Creek Greenbelt
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.
Communion will be offered (following the liturgy similar to communion groups) as part of a hike. Visit stdave.org/holyhikes for more information and to register.
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.
YOUTH FORMATION
Sunday, Aug. 1, Meet in Lobby at 10:30 a.m.
Worship together at 11:15 a.m. service in Historic Church. No online meeting.
EPISCOPAL STRONG ONLINE GATHERING
Aug. 1, 6-7:30 p.m.
Episcopal Strong lives on! All youth and youth leaders are invited to two very casual, worship-and-discussion gatherings on Zoom with Jenny Campbell and Meghan Hillis. Get a little bit of that mission-trip magic, no matter how you serve this summer! No cost, no preparation required. See old friends & make new! Email episcopalstrong@gmail.com with questions.

COMBINED MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL EYC
Aug. 11, 10-11 a.m., Email Jenny Campbell to register
Rising 6th graders through just graduated 12th graders gather for in-person (possibly outdoor) EYC. 

EYC GOES ON A HOLY HIKE!
Aug. 21, 9-10:30 a.m.
EYC, let’s go on a Holy Hike together! All are welcome, but 6th-12th graders, this is your time to go together! Please register for the Hike scheduled for Aug. 21.

Contact Director of Youth Ministry Jenny Campbell for more information.
SUNDAY CHILDREN'S MINISTRY
Starting Sept. 5, 2021-May 29, 2022, Ages 3-5th Grade
Children’s classes meet 10-11 a.m., First Floor
Not meeting: Nov. 14 and 28, Dec. 26, March 13, and April 17.
  • The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd is a Montessori-based, experiential educational program focused on liturgy and scripture.
  • Junior Journeys offers age-appropriate, short-term courses that focus on specific topics in children’s walk with and path to God. 
Register once for the whole year. Learn more at stdave.org/children
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
REGISTRATION OPEN. 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.
Hospitality Ministry
HOLY GROUNDS HOURS UPDATE
Sunday: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. (open to the public)
NEW EQUIPMENT: After many years, our trusty espresso machine is being replaced. Until the new machine arrives (mid-August) we will only offer drip coffee on Sundays. During the week, Holy Grounds will
be closed to the public.
CHOCOLATE TOFFEE BUNDT CAKE
Curbside is back from vacation! Treat yourself this week and order a slice of our rich Chocolate Toffee Bundt Cake. Available this week only.
HOSPITALITY NEEDS VOLUNTEERS AND STAFF
All positions offer an opportunity to work for the entities within the Hospitality Ministry. You must have a Food Handler's Certificate for all positions and a TABC License for events only.  

Café Divine is looking for volunteers to fill the teams for Sunday breakfast, Wednesday dinner, Thursday lunch, and weekly prep shifts. If you are interested contact Chef Ray.

Holy Grounds is looking for a barista for approx. 15 hours a week. This a paid position plus tips. If you are interested, contact Holy Grounds Manager Taylor Cloyd.

The Space at St. David's is looking for event staffing. Hours are dependent on the scheduling of events. If you are interested, contact Director of Special Events Kenneth Spivey.
WEDNESDAY BIBLE STUDY – 7 p.m. on Zoom
SUNDAY MORNING LECTURE SERIES
Variations on the Three R's, Sundays at 10 a.m. on Zoom and in Crail C

Aug. 1 | Creativity as Spiritual Practice
Presented by Cynthia Johnson, Licensed Master Social Worker – Advanced Practice (LMSW-AP) and founding executive director of Courage & Renewal North Texas. Encouraging the creative spirit within opens a pathway to the spirit of God.
Aug. 8 | The Exercise of Seeing: Gazing on and Beholding God’s Actions through Rest, Recreation, and Reflection Join the Rev. Dr. Robert D. Flanagan as he explains the Exercise of Seeing, a structured, dynamic, and powerful way to behold God’s revelation in the world and Word synoptically.
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
Guitar
VETERANS GUITAR PROJECT
Tuesdays, 7 p.m., Crail A
After a hiatus the Veterans Guitar Project will resume meeting at St. David's. This is a group of veterans coming to play music, share experiences and support each other. Although we are primarily a guitar group, all instruments/voices are welcome. We play original music written by the Veterans as well as covers from members’ favorite artists. We also have two professional guitarists who mentor the group sponsored by Armstrong Community Music School. Learn more by contacting veteransguitar@stdave.org.
WOMEN'S GROUP MEETING
Wednesday, Aug. 4, 6-7 p.m., Sumners Hall
Join other St. David's women for an evening of food, fellowship and fun! This month's meeting will be in Sumners Hall. Parking will be free in the St. David's Garage.
FLIP FLOP TO THE WORLD
Donate $1 new flip flops to orphans in Haiti. Drop off flip flops in the colorful barrel located in the church lobby. Be sure to take a photo of yourself donating and email Kimberle Smith. Your photo will be sent to the children with your donation! Donations are accepted through Aug. 31.
ONLINE FELLOWSHIP GROUPS
Daughters of the King Next meeting TBD

Environmental Guild (meets quarterly)


GLEE (Gay, Lesbian, and Everyone Else) NEW! Meets quarterly: Starting Thursdays, Oct. 14 and Jan. 13, 7 p.m.

Laundry Love (meets last Thursday of the month) 5:30 p.m.
Men's Group Next meeting TBD

Movie Group Watch movies and join the discussion on Facebook.

St. Agnes Guild Last Saturdays, 10 a.m.

Women's Group (meets 1st Wednesdays) 8/4, 6 p.m.

Writers Group Sundays, 1 p.m.

Veterans Guitar Group Tuesdays, 7 p.m., Crail A.
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