Local Missions

Local Missions
 
1. Kairos: Through Kairos Prison Ministry we share the good news of Jesus Christ with unreached inmates, and equip incarcerated Christians to follow Christ. There are a number of opportunities for both men and women to participate. Life Church takes several trips each year inside the prisons to minister to the inmates. 
 
2. CC Mason: Through the Education Connection program, we partner with C.C. Mason, a local school in Cedar Park, providing food for under-resourced families, and tutoring for children that need help improving literacy skills.  
 
3. Angel House Soup Kitchen: The Soup Kitchen, located in Austin,  serves the poor who suffer from the lack of basic human needs: material needs, such as food, clothing, and household necessities; psychological needs, such as motivation, self-esteem, and rehabilitation; and social needs, such as support systems and meaningful relationships. A group from Life church volunteers at the soup kitchen the 3rd Sunday of every month. 
 
4. Community First! Village (CFV): People from Life Church volunteer at CFV on a regular basis. CFV is a 27-acre master-planned community that provides affordable, sustainable housing, and a supportive community for the chronically homeless in Austin. The list of ways to get involved is broad: Fund and build a micro-house,  befriend a resident, farm development, fruit tree care, coop care, lunch for ROADS artists, garden maintenance, harvest & preservation,, food distribution, rabbit care, composting, grounds beautification, etc. Families are invited to serve. 
 
5. Reveal Resource Center(RRC): RRC is a nearly 100% volunteer operated organization dedicated to being the hands and feet of Jesus by serving families through food and clothing distribution as well as providing spiritual resources. Life Church serves on RRC's board, and also helps provide financial and volunteer resources. There's a number of ways that you can get involved. You can: Adopt a family. Volunteer your time, give financially, donate food and clothing. 
 
6. Christian Resource Center (CRC): CRC helps to network ministries, churches and individuals working together for the restoration of individuals, families, and the greater Austin community. CRC provides life skills, household items, food, clothing, specialized resources, education (GED, ESL, trades), employment, counseling, discipleship and other services/goods that are identified as needs of families in the community. CRC's goal is to promote spiritual growth, connection with a faith family and financial stability to bring families to wholeness and sustainability. There are many ways to volunteer and participate in this goal. 
 
7. Austin Disaster Relief Network (ADRN): Life Church is a participating partner of ADNR, an organization comprised of over 175 Greater Austin churches and thousands of trained volunteers bringing hope into crisis and times of disaster. ADRN’s network enables and empowers church members to organize, prepare, mobilize, and respond quickly to help themselves and others in the event of disaster, great or small.  ADRN also rebuilds and repairs survivor homes and provides immediate assistance to those in crisis. There are many ways to get involved in ADRN.
 
For more information on how to get plugged into one of these local missions efforts please contact: Tim Schlung
 

 

Upcoming Events

Oct 21 5p
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Parent's Night Out
Parents enjoy a night out while your kids are taken care of by approved childcare workers. Cost is $10.00 per child ($30 max per family). For more information and to register, go to www.yourlifechurch.org.
Oct 21 7:30a
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C-6 Men's Ministry
Contact Tony Rourke for more information (c6mensministry@yourlifechurch.org)
Oct 25 6:30p
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All In Orphan Care Class
Caring for orphans: What does God says about it? What do I need to know? Where do I start? Is adoption or fostering right for my family? How can we support families who’ve already adopted or are in the process of adopting or fostering? The Church is the answer to the orphan care crisis in our world and we must follow God’s call to care for these children in need. No one is called to do everything but everyone is called to do something. Join us as we learn about the basics and our biblical role in caring for those that need forever families. Location: Room 101. Length: 6 Sessions Contact: Christy Morley (christy.morley@yourlifechurch.org)
Oct 25 6:30p
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Financial Peace University
Let money bring you joy, not stress. Get your finances in order and learn things like how to get out of debt, live by a budget, and save for retirement. It’s never too early or late to take control of your money. Location: Element Building. Length: 9 Sessions Contact: Brock Parks (brockparks@live.com) or use KEYWORD: FPU on your Connection Card.
Oct 25 6:30p
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Preparedness Peace
Disaster can strike at anytime leaving you in shock and ill-equipped to handle the days that follow. No one ever expects it to happen to them. This class will help you and your family be physically and spiritually prepared for unexpected disastrous events. The topics of this class include: Why Prepare, Teamwork and the Power of a Plan, How to be Water Wise and Food Sense, Power Alley, Having a Safe Home, About Grab & Go Bags, and Establishing Home Security. Location: Life Church Fusion 56 Building. Length: 6 Sessions Contact: Kristen Adams (ADRN@yourlifechurch.org)
Oct 25 6:30p
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Preparedness Peace
Disaster can strike at anytime leaving you in shock and ill-equipped to handle the days that follow. No one ever expects it to happen to them. This class will help you and your family be physically and spiritually prepared for unexpected disastrous events. The topics of this class include: Why Prepare, Teamwork and the Power of a Plan, How to be Water Wise and Food Sense, Power Alley, Having a Safe Home, About Grab & Go Bags, and Establishing Home Security. Location: Life Church Fusion 56 Building. Length: 6 Sessions Contact: Kristen Adams (ADRN@yourlifechurch.org)
Oct 26 6:30p
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Celebrate Recovery
Do you struggle with anger, shame, depression, loneliness, guilt, abuse, abortion, addiction, lust, pornography, gambling, being an adult child of an alcoholic/drug addict, eating disorders, grief, or other similar issues? do you have family members who struggle with these issues? If so, Celebrate Recovery is a safe place for you to find freedom, home, and healing. If you have questions or would like more information, please contact: CR Program Leader, Greg Graham at cr.gramz@gmail.com
Oct 27 9:30a
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Mom2Mom
Mom2Mom exists to encourage, equip and develop every mother to realize her potential as a woman, mother and leader in the name of Jesus Christ. Mom2Mom is not only for Christian women, however. Our group encourages ANY mom with children of ANY age (from newborn to adult!) to be a part of an environment where people listen, encourage and offer true friendship. Oh....and have a ton of fun along the way! We get together for uninterrupted conversation while our kids are being lovingly cared for by approved childcare providers. You could say it's a playgroup for MOMS! For more information contact Lynsey Surrell (mom2mom@yourlifechurch.org).
Nov 01 6:30p
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Financial Peace University
Let money bring you joy, not stress. Get your finances in order and learn things like how to get out of debt, live by a budget, and save for retirement. It’s never too early or late to take control of your money. Location: Element Building. Length: 9 Sessions Contact: Brock Parks (brockparks@live.com) or use KEYWORD: FPU on your Connection Card.
Nov 02 6:30p
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Celebrate Recovery
Do you struggle with anger, shame, depression, loneliness, guilt, abuse, abortion, addiction, lust, pornography, gambling, being an adult child of an alcoholic/drug addict, eating disorders, grief, or other similar issues? do you have family members who struggle with these issues? If so, Celebrate Recovery is a safe place for you to find freedom, home, and healing. If you have questions or would like more information, please contact: CR Program Leader, Greg Graham at cr.gramz@gmail.com

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