Every day is a day to give thanks to God for all the good and the healing blessings we experience. Each day we can see in our lives the power of God-inspired gratitude to bring comfort and refuge. In this season, though, we set aside special time to focus on this gratitude. Special Thanksgiving Services in the Austin Area will be held on Thursday, November 28 at the times listed below. All are welcome to join us at this inspiring service.
Special Thanksgiving services in our area:
Third Church of Christ, Scientist (Bee Cave) 3575 Hwy 620 S 78738
First Church of Christ, Scientist, Austin (Downtown) 1309 Guadalupe St. 78701 Live audio – 512-225-3443 [Be aware that the Turkey Trot will be happening in our neighborhood. Lamar Blvd. will be open – go east on 12th Street to reach the church area.
Wednesday before Thanksgiving (November 27)
4:00 pm – Christian Science Society, Georgetown Cowan Creek Amenity Center – Andice Room
1433 Cool Spring Way, Sun City 78633
Sunday, September 8 after church
1309 Guadalupe, Austin 78701
Everyone is invited to this feast of love and sharing!
Enjoy pizza and hear the inspirational sharing of camp experiences by Sunday School students who attended Summer Camps for Christian Scientists this summer.
Child care will be available.
At the May 7th event, participants will be decorating glazed bowls, which will be donated to the Austin Empty Bowl protect. Decorated bowls will be sold during the annual Empty Bowl Fund Raiser to help the Austin Food Bank. Mrs. Woodard will speak to the participants via phone. Representatives from Empty Bowel Project will be available to answer questions. All participants must be at least 5 years old and accompanied by a parent or an adult. For details to the purpose of the Empty Bowl Project see https://www.austinemptybowl.org/ This event will take place at Ceramics Bayou at 3620 Bee Cave Road beginning at 6 pm. Snacks and bottled waters will be served. The event welcome will be by Hester with Empty Bowl Project: at 6:15 pm. The lecture prep talk by Mrs. Woodard begins at 6:30. The bowl decorating will begin at 6:45 pm. The event closing talk will be given by Mrs. Woodard at 7:45 pm. We’ll depart the art studio at 8:00 pm.
Location: Central TX Food Bank 6500 Metropolis Dr. (Map)
At the May 11th event, participants will be preparing food baskets for those in need and spending the afternoon with guest speaker, Patricia Woodard. All volunteers must follow the dress code specified by the Central Texas Food Bank. Volunteer children must be at least 8 years old and accompanied by an adult that is at least 21 years old. For details related to the food basket preparation see https://www.centraltexasfoodbank.org/. This event will take place at Central Texas Food Bank at 6500 Metropolis Drive. We’ll gather for the lecture at 12:00 pm in the Community Room. We will serve a light lunch at 12:15 pm. The lecture by Mrs. Woodard will begin at 12:30 pm. The Food Bank participant orientation will begin promptly at 1:30 pm. Food basket preparations will begin at 1:35 pm and last until 4:30 pm. We’ll depart the Food Bank building by 4:30 pm. Participating volunteers must register in advance for with the Food Bank (instructions to follow your RSVP). Volunteers present at the Food Bank will receive an event souvenir.
Children are welcome to the May 11th lecture event, child care for children under 8 yrs will be provided while parents are on‐site and preparing food baskets.
You may bring guests with you to either event.
Please note: the number of attendees is limited by venue size at both events, so be sure to RSVP.
After May 6, 2019, please contact Bruce Aupperle at 512‐422‐7838 to make sure there are seats for all attendees in your party and for further instructions.