A Big Consignment Sale!
Feb
1
to Feb 24

A Big Consignment Sale!

The MOPs (Mothers of Preschoolers) Ministry is holding its annual Consignment Sale with clothing, books, games, accessories, strollers and furniture for babies and children (up to size 14). You’ll find great bargains among the thousands of high quality items!

Click for more info! 

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Men's Bible Study
Feb
28
to Apr 18

Men's Bible Study

Wednesdays beginning February 28, 7:00 - 8:30 PM in the Community Hall.

Join us as we continue in our "33: The Series". We will get into Vol. 3 - "A Man And His Traps". Wednesday nights beginning at 7PM sharp in the AOC Community Hall. Snacks, coffee, video and small group discussions. Come fellowship with us!

Contact Ted Anthony at twa91157@yahoo.com for more info or questions.

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Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts
Mar
4
to Mar 15

Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts

Based on the book by Drs. Les and Leslie Parrot, Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts is a great course for those planning to get married or are newly married. It's also a great "brush-up" for those of you already married.

The class is $70 per couple and upon completion, you will receive a certificate for a discounted marriage license.

The class meets Sunday mornings at 9:00 AM in CLC 204 and begins March 4th. HOWEVER, don't be afraid to start the course afterward as it's easy to get caught up on the material.

For more information and to register, email Rita Davis.

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Ironworks Colorado Leadership Retreat
Mar
10
to Mar 17

Ironworks Colorado Leadership Retreat

The Colorado Leadership Retreat is a service trip for our high schoolers to bless the ministry at a Young Life family camp in Buena Vista, CO. It's an exciting time in the mountains full of fun, adventure and service. And maybe we'll also throw in a day of skiing, you never know! Join us March 10-17. Cost is $275.

Please visit our Student Trips page for info and to register!

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Spring Break Mission Trip
Mar
10
to Mar 14

Spring Break Mission Trip

REYNOSA, MEXICO  

MARCH 10 - 14

Join us this spring break as we partner with Rio Bravo Ministries in Reynosa, Mexico. This trip is open to individuals, students and families. Trip cost is $250/student and $400/adult.

Rio Bravo is a walled compound on approximately 6 acres that contains homes for about 75 kids and, with 430 students, is the largest school in Reynosa. We will be serving the kids and the school during spring break March 10-14 (Saturday - Wednesday). No special talents are needed; there will be work for all skill levels, a variety of activities including work projects at the orphanage and school, VBS, time with the kids and worship.

Informational meetings will be held on February 26th and March 5th, 12:30-1:30 PM in CLC 211 (you only need to attend one.)

REGISTER HERE!

Get the application and information HERE.

Fill out the Medical Release Form HERE.

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Camp Grace Pajama Party!
Mar
10
6:00 PM18:00

Camp Grace Pajama Party!

Camp Grace is hosting a free respite event for kids with special needs (ages 3 & up) and their siblings. Trained volunteers are partnered 1:1 with campers for a few hours of fun, while giving caregivers a night out! Activities will include bowling, sensory room, movies, gym, crafts, costume play and more! 

VOLUNTEERS: Give these families with special needs children a much needed break and come love on some amazing kids. Volunteers arrive at 5 PM for dinner and training.

To register a camper: campgraceatx@gmail.com

To volunteer: VolunteerCampGrace@gmail.com

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Camp Blessing
Jul
2
to Jul 7

Camp Blessing

CAMP BLESSING (REPLACING CAMP BARNABAS)
JULY 2-7

Camp Blessing exists to show the hope of Jesus Christ to those with special needs, their caregivers, and the volunteers who serve them in a barrier-free camp environment emphasizing love, acceptance and fun. Camp Blessing is a Christian summer camp ministry designed for children with special needs (physical/developmental/intellectual disabilities) to experience a week-long residential, barrier-free camp surrounding them with love, acceptance and fun. This trip is for students 13 years old and older to serve and love in incredible ways. Camp Blessing is in the Houston, TX area. Click here for more info!

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Middle and High School Winter Retreat
Feb
9
to Feb 11

Middle and High School Winter Retreat

Join us for Winter Retreat! Winter Retreat is an in-town retreat where students will stay in host homes with other students of their same grade and gender. Our worship sessions will take place with youth groups from around Austin as part of the 2nd annual ATX Student Weekend. On Saturday afternoon, Marathon and Ironworks students will attend separate activities designed for them to have a great time with their small group. 

Click here for more information and to register!

 

 

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Women's Bible Study - "The Quest"
Feb
2
to Feb 14

Women's Bible Study - "The Quest"

Wednesdays, January 24 - February 28

Morning session: 9:30 - 11:30 AM

Evening session: 7:00 - 8:30 PM

Join us for this six-week study on developing an intimate relationship with God.  This study, with DVD teaching by Beth Moore, leads us through the questions of the Bible, challenging us to take them to God. In additional to biblical study, this series also incorporates the spiritual discipline of journaling to develop a dialogue with our Creator.

Cost: $25.  Childcare is available for the morning session at an additional cost.

Register today.

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Unite: Prayer and Worship
Dec
17
5:00 PM17:00

Unite: Prayer and Worship

Let’s seek God’s heart for Austin Oaks Church together with open hands and a predetermined “yes” to whatever He has for us. We continue a series of bi-weekly Prayer and Worship nights on Sunday, December 17 at 5 PM in the Upper Room. Join us!

Childcare will be provided.

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Camp Grace Christmas Party
Dec
2
1:00 PM13:00

Camp Grace Christmas Party

Christmas Party!

We’re hosting our annual Christmas party for special needs kids and their siblings (ages 3 and up) on Sat., December 2, 1-5 PM. Camp Grace gives families of special needs children a bit of respite while campers have 4 hours of holiday fun. Volunteers get a free lunch along with their training at 12 PM right before the event.

To register a camper, email campgraceatx@gmail.com; to volunteer, sign up at austinoakschurch.org/serve

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Scriptwriting Workshop
Nov
4
10:00 AM10:00

Scriptwriting Workshop

Saturday, November 4 in CLC 104 from 10am-2pm.

Cost is $25 (includes lunch).

This workshop, sponsored by the AOC Theatre Arts Ministry (TAM) will be led by Rita Anderson, an award-winning playwright. This workshop will provide insight into the craft of scriptwriting. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned writer, it will be a fun opportunity to join others and explore this creative craft.

For more information, contact Juanice Myers at juanice.myers@gmail.com

 

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Operation Christmas Child
Oct
23
to Nov 11

Operation Christmas Child

AOC participates annually in the world's largest Christmas project of it's kind, collecting gift-filled shoe boxes for children all around the world. 146 million children in over 150 countries have received a shoe box since 1993. Help us share the good news of Jesus. Stop by the Operation Christmas Child foyer table to pick up a box and a list of items needed to fill them. Last day to drop off boxes will be Nov. 12.

For more information, contact Andree Brunk at 512-422-0130, or visit Samaritan's Purse.

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Starting Place
Oct
22
12:45 PM12:45

Starting Place

Whether you are brand new to AOC and just want to learn more about us, or are thinking about joining the church as a member, join us for Starting Place. Sunday, October 22nd, at 12:45pm in the triple room (CLC 105-107). Come meet and hear from AOC pastors, staff and elders as they lead the class. Lunch will be provided. Contact Amy Becker or visit our web page for more info.

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Welcome Barbecue for Pastor Brandon Zieske
Oct
1
11:30 AM11:30

Welcome Barbecue for Pastor Brandon Zieske

We'll have a barbecue lunch on Sunday, October 1 following a special service to welcome our new Senior Pastor Brandon Zieske.  We'll gather in the courtyard for a catered lunch from Poke-E-Joe's and extend a warm Austin welcome to the Zieske family.

Tickets: $11/adults, $6/children, children under 3 eat free.

Tickets must be purchased by September 27 so we can be sure we have enough food for everyone.  A limited number of tickets will be available on October 1 for $12/each.

Purchase your tickets today.

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How To Be A Bad Friend (Women's Bible Study on the book of Job)
Sep
13
to Sep 29

How To Be A Bad Friend (Women's Bible Study on the book of Job)

Wednesday mornings (9:30 - 11:30 AM) and evenings (7:00 - 8:30 PM)

An original AOC Women's Bible Study written by Meghan Congdon, teaching by the REAL Women's Ministry Teaching Team

We may know about Job's tragedies, the spiritual warfare going on behind the scenes, and may have even heard God's words at the end of the story.  But along the way, Job's friends come to minister to him in his great suffering, and God tells them they get it wrong.  Where do they miss the point, and what can we learn about God and ourselves from their mistakes?

Cost $15. Childcare available for the morning sessions at an additional cost.

Register today.

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Fall Precepts Class
Sep
11
to Sep 13

Fall Precepts Class

Philippians: How to Have Joy

How do I live the Christian life joyfully regardless of people or circumstances? What is the purpose of suffering and the Christian perspective on death? Do I have the mind of Christ? Discover true, deep-down joy in your life that the world cannot take away.

Men and women are invited to the Precepts study of the book of Philippians, beginning Monday, September 11 through November 20. Meetings are Monday mornings 9 am-Noon, and evening classes 6:30-8:30 pm, in Triple Room CLC 105-107.

Contact Lois at lois98@gmail.com for more information or to register.

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Back 2 School Bash
Sep
9
10:00 AM10:00

Back 2 School Bash

Back 2 School Bash at Lake Travis

For all AOC families with kids and friends. Join us for lunch, fun lake activities, inflatables and more!  Highland Lakes Camp on Lake Travis in Spicewood Texas.

$15/person (includes lunch, all activities and childcare) until September 3.  $20/person after September 3.

Register today.

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Youth Small Groups Kick Off!
Aug
30
7:00 PM19:00

Youth Small Groups Kick Off!

Join us to kick off youth small groups!

Marathon will meet in the Marathon Room - All students and families are invited to come meet their student's small group leader

9th Grade at South First Eatery - 1311 S. 1st St.

10th Grade at Mandola's Arbor Trails - 4301 W. William Cannon

11th Grade at Burgerfi - 5701 W. Slaughter

12th Grade at Pinthouse Pizza - 4236 S. Lamar

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School Supplies Drive
Aug
9
to Aug 31

School Supplies Drive

Now Through August 31

Join us as we help fill the needs of Odom Elementary students.  Please bring school supplies to any of the following locations:

  • MOCHA
  • AOC Office (above MOCHA)
  • Christian Life Center Lobby
  • Christian Education Center Lobby

For more information, please contact Peggy Bryda.

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OneVoice Service
Aug
6
10:00 AM10:00

OneVoice Service

OneVoice

One Service. One Family.

We'll gather as the full Austin Oaks Church family for worship and a special message presented by our Senior Pastor Candidate.  AOKids will provide children's activities for ages infant through 5th grade in the nursery and Children's Education Building.

 

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