CONGRATULATIONS TO THE REV. SANTI RODRIGUEZ
Fr. Santi was ordained to the Sacred Order of Priests yesterday evening at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Burke, Virginia. Click here to see the recorded service.
UPCOMING SPECIAL SERVICES
YOUNG ADULT BRUNCH
Sunday, Sept. 26, 12:30 p.m. 
Are you a 20-to early 30-something and looking to enjoy delicious food and fabulous fellowship? Then this event is for you! We will meet outdoors. Depending on interest we may have more brunches in the coming weeks. Please register to attend.
PRAYING THE PANDEMIC
6-7 p.m. Wednesdays in October
This weekly evening series was created as a space for reflection, conversation, and action as we explore the effects of the pandemic on our souls. Each session will be centered around the biblical text, using the practice of Lectio Divina to help us connect with God, each other, and ourselves.
HOSPITALITY MINISTRY STAFFING UPDATE
After three years, Kenneth Spivey, director of special events for The Space at St. David’s, has accepted a position at First United Methodist Church in downtown Austin.

CURBSIDE IS CHANGING TO GRAB AND GO
Tuesday-Friday NEW: Pick up orders outside Holy Grounds
Order the same great Café Divine food and Holy Grounds treats, drinks, and gifts online! Items will be bagged up, labeled, and placed on a table outside the front doors of Holy Grounds.
WEDNESDAY PARISH DINNER
This weekly meal is offered for those gathering for Bible study, choir practice, or just for some fellowship time. Tables are spaced for social distancing and all are masked except while eating. Or you can take your dinner (and dessert) to go. Menu updated weekly.
ADDICTION AND GRACE BOOK STUDY
STARTING THIS SUNDAY
Sept. 12-Oct. 3, 4-5:30 p.m., Library, Register to attend.
Starting this Sunday join Kenneth Spivey at 4 p.m. in the Library to discuss Gerald May's brilliant and now classic exploration of the psychology and physiology of addiction.

MEDIEVAL BOOK GROUP
Thursdays, Sept. 9-30, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
We will be reading The Paston Letters. Register for Zoom links.
SUNDAY LECTURES
10 a.m. in Crail C, Presented in person and livestreamed on Zoom

Sept. 19: Animals and the Kingdom of Heaven
Presented by Dr. Tony Baker, Clinton S. Quin Professor of Systematic Theology, Seminary of the Southwest. Dr. Baker investigates the intersection of classical accounts of theosis with current issues in ecology.
Sept. 26: St. Francis of Assisi
Presented by Sr. Marie Angele Sanchez, Franciscan Sisters of our Lady of Perpetual Help. Sister Marie Angele will share how Francis of Assisi challenges us to take our appropriate role of ‘dominion’ over a sacred creation.
Oct. 3: CREATION CARE FAIR
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Surface Lot
The Season of Creation and St. Francis lecture series culminates with our Creation Care Fair. Organized by St. David's Environmental Guild. Learn more on our Environmental Guild page.
YOUTH FORMATION
10-11 a.m. most Sundays
Meet on the Playground
Youth in grades 6th-12th gather on the playground for check-ins, then split by middle/high school. Free donuts, good discussion, and lots of fun. All are welcome! Learn more stdave.org/youth.
SAVE THE DATE: AUSTIN AREA EPISCOPAL YOUTH COMMUNITY PAINTBALL
Sunday, Sept. 26 1-3 p.m. (Outside and equipment will be sanitized)
Free for St. David's youth. There will be a cap of 25 participants, at which point we will create a second time to gather. More information coming soon in the Youth Newsletter.
CHILDREN'S CHOIRS
6-7 p.m., Wednesdays REGISTRATION OPEN
The children's choirs will meet on the Labyrinth to play games, learn music, and prepare to sing for the congregation. Contact Maureen Broy Papovich with questions about our children's choirs.
SUNDAY CHILDREN'S MINISTRY
10-11 a.m., most Sundays
Classes will be online and on Labyrinth.
Ages 3-5th grade, register once for the whole year. Classes meet in the Labyrinth or on Zoom.

  • 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. 
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
St. David's is currently working with the Diocese / Episcopal Migrant Ministries and Refugee Services of Texas to formulate the most loving way to support refugees in Austin. Contact Fr. Santi Rodriguez.
Hurricane Relief Fund
Donations to Episcopal Relief & Development's Hurricane Relief Fund help our partners and dioceses reach vulnerable communities devastated by Hurricane Ida and other catastrophic storms. As we continue to assess ongoing needs in impacted areas, your urgent gift will enable us to respond now, and in the long run to aid in recovery.
Episcopal Relief & Development Responds to the Earthquake in Haiti 
Help people affected by the deadly earthquake in Haiti. Make an urgent gift through Episcopal Relief and Development. Your generous support will supply critical necessities for communities as we help them recover. Read more at episcopalrelief.org.
MEN'S DINNER ON THE LABYRINTH
Thursday, Sept. 16, 6-8 p.m. NEW: on the Labyrinth.

Contact mensgroup@stdave.org to help set up and clean up after dinner.
ONLINE FELLOWSHIP GROUPS
Daughters of the King Next meeting: TBD

Environmental Guild (Quarterly) Next meeting: TBD

Foundation Communities Arbor Terrace Brunch (4th Saturdays), 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

GLEE (Gay, Lesbian, and Everyone Else) (Quarterly on second Thursdays)
7 p.m. Next meetings: Oct. 14 and Jan. 13

Laundry Love (Last Thursdays) 5:30 p.m.
Men's Group (Third Thursdays) 6-8 p.m. Next meetings: Sept.16, Oct. 14, Nov. 11, Dec. 16, NEW: on the Labyrinth

Movie Group Watch movies and join the discussion on Facebook.

St. Agnes Guild (Last Saturdays) 10 a.m.

Women's Group (First Wednesdays)
6 p.m. Next meeting: Oct. 6

Writers Group (Sundays) 1 p.m.

7 p.m., Crail A.
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