Join us as we build bridges from St. David’s Episcopal Church into the world beyond our walls with a variety of volunteer opportunities.
The topic of immigration has ramifications at our city, state, national, and global level. In response to this, members of St. David’s have already found ways to serve as Christ has called us. Visit our immigration page to find opportunities and resources to help you get involved. Contact Director of Community Outreach Cameron Spoor if you have any questions.
Café Divine Outreach
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., every Saturday. Through a partnership with the city, we provide 50 meals to anyone who needs them. Volunteers show up at 11:30 a.m., meal service begins at 12 p.m., everything finishes by 1 p.m. Curbside distribution, social distancing expected. To learn more, contact Cameron Spoor.
Foundation Communities Brunch
11 a.m.- 1 p.m., fourth Saturday of every month. Summon your inner Top Chef to join others cooking and serving brunch to 45 residents of Arbor Terrace, a complex for single adults transitioning away from homelessness. Adrian Buchanan organizes the rotating crew, which cooks at home, meets at the complex (2501 S Interstate 35 Frontage Rd, 78741) and serves the meal together to a most grateful bunch. Contact Adrian Buchanan.
To volunteer or donate please contact Amy Moehnke.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, we will give out bottles of water and pre-filled baggies of laundry supplies. Volunteers can help stuff the baggies ahead of time or help give them out the day of the event.
Learn more on the Laundry Love page.
Knitting for Those in Need
Contact email@example.com to join a monthly online meeting.
The St. Agnes Guild is a group of knitters and crocheters of all ages. They make prayer shawls, preemie hats, scarves, hats and mittens for the homeless and others who need them. Prayer shawl requests are welcome. Visit the St. Agnes Guild page.
Visit the Ramp Build Team page for information about the next build.
A monthly ministry to build wheelchair ramps for people with disabilities who are economically disadvantaged. This group is part of the Texas Ramp Project, which identifies those needing ramps and provides material funding through a number of business and organizations including the St. David’s Health Foundation. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The Amos Guild
Meet regularly to discuss social justice issues facing our community and to plan advocacy actions. To attend an upcoming discussion, email email@example.com. View the Amos Guild page for more details.
To attend an online meeting contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
We meet approximately quarterly to plan events, share ideas, and develop strategies to further our greening effort. Visit the Environmental Guild page for photos, updates, and details about us.
Mentor an at-risk elementary school student for one hour per week during his or her lunch period at Travis Heights Elementary (3 miles south of St. David’s) Application, background check and training required. Questions? Email email@example.com
Hands for Hope
This annual fundraiser for El Buen Samaritano will still happen this year, with the aim to provide Thanksgiving meal packages to more than 1,000 low-income Austin families. Preparations begin in October. Feel free to contact Fr. Cameron with any questions.
Trinity Center Cold Weather Shelter provides a warm, inviting environment and a meal for women at Trinity Center on weekend nights when the temperature is below freezing. Volunteers serve evening or overnight. Contact, firstname.lastname@example.org