Here is a story that reminds us of the best of what we can be. “In the years since being shot, Bhuiyan has undergone several surgeries to repair his face. Yet despite the enduring trauma, he’s also grown to believe that Stroman’s life should be spared.” Please click here to read the full article.
Carl Rieck has been the beloved team leader for Bethany United Methodist church HoH team for over 10 years. Carl having the biggest heart and being a professional builder himself always is ready to take on even the most desperate home repair situations. With his expertise he repairs homes and with his gentle kindness restores hearts throughout East Austin. Carl leads his groups with
Our CEO, Tom Spencer was on the Good Day segment at Fox 7 to talk about our organization and the challenges Central Texas faces when it comes to being an inclusive community. To read the full article, please click here.
I have to admit that I have conflicted emotions whenever I pull up behind a car with one of those “coexist” bumper stickers where the word is cleverly spelled out using diverse religious symbols. Part of me smiles, knowing that the person behind the wheel of the car is someone who shares my concern about the peaceful coexistence of the worlds great faith traditions.
After returning from a year of teaching English in South India, Sarah Jones wanted to get involved with a program that had an international focus and was rooted in interfaith/intercultural dialog. “iACT’s Refugee English program sounded like it presented the best opportunities for me,” Sarah says. She started volunteering as a teaching assistant in a class, but was soon given a class of her
Austin Groups for the Elderly, an Austin-based, non-profit social services organization (www.ageofaustin.org), is looking for agencies in Travis, Williamson, Hays, and Bastrop counties to partner with us to provide quality education to family caregivers. Thanks to generous support from the Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area and St. David’s Foundation, partner agencies will receive the training, materials, money, and support necessary to
As you may be aware, Jews worldwide, and specifically in Austin, are mourning the losses of five Israeli Jews who were killed last week in the West Bank. The Austin Jewish Community is hosting a memorial service to remember the Fogel family in reflective prayer, silence, and song–it will take place Tuesday, March 22nd, at 7pm, at the Dell Jewish Community Campus (7300 Hart