A journey group is a gathering of a small number of individuals who are looking to embark on an intentional journey together. It’s a time and place set aside for growing in faith and community. Each semester we offer a variety of journey groups for our students.
Omega: Story & Sacrament
Join us on Wednesday evenings for a home-cooked meal, Bible study, and Compline (night prayer). This semester, we are studying the seven sacraments observed by the Episcopal Church and the stories that surround them and us. Dinner is at 6PM, teaching begins around 6:45, and Compline is at 8:00.
This semester our Newcomer group will be time for fellowship over a free shared meal. Join us to meet other newcomers and older members of the community. Some weeks we will walk to a new restaurant, some weeks we will meet at the Student Center for fellowship. Join us Mondays at 7PM! Email Maddie at email@example.com with questions.
Hippo Reading Group
Join members of the community in reading some heavier texts associated with Christianity, starting this semester with Augustine of Hippo's Confessions. Although we read tough texts, the weekly reading load is pretty light. If you are interested at all or have any questions please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Omega: Letters of Paul
This semester we will offer a student-led Bible Study through the some of Paul's most famous letters in the New Testament. Following dinner on Wednesday evenings, bring your questions and hunger for spending quality time in scripture. Dinner at 6PM, followed by small groups, and Compline. Email Beth at email@example.com with questions.
Covenant Craft Group
Covenant Group is for those looking for a healthy model of processing challenges of college life - this semester with crafts! First meeting is this Monday from 6-7:30PM! The co- facilitators will be Alice and Emily. If you are interested in joining or want to learn more, please email Emily at firstname.lastname@example.org or Alice at email@example.com.
This semester our Newcomer group will be time for fellowship over a free shared meal. Join us to meet other newcomers and older members of the community. Some weeks we will walk to a new restaurant, some weeks we will meet at the Student Center for fellowship. Join us Thursday at 8PM! Email Jenny at firstname.lastname@example.org or Maddie at email@example.com with questions.
Tuesdays at 6PM
While your time at UT may be coming to a close, your story is just beginning! Join Hannah and other seniors this semester in exploring your upcoming transition. Join us for our first meeting of the semester on Tuesday at 6PM! Email Hannah with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rising Strong Group
Mondays at 8PM
In this group we will be reading Brené Brown's new book Rising Strong together, interspersed with some activities from The Daring Way. During the process we explore topics such as vulnerability, courage, shame, and worthiness. We examine the thoughts, emotions, and behaviors that are holding us back and we identify the new choices and practices that will move us toward more authentic and wholehearted living. The group will meet on Monday nights from 8-10PM. Sign up by emailing Beth at email@example.com.
Omega - Hunger Games: Feeding your soul and body
Wednesdays at 6PM
This semester we will explore food and faith. Topics include Eucharist, God's Love Made Delicious, Food in the Old & New Testaments, and more! Omega starts at 6PM with dinner, followed by teaching, small groups and closing with Compline. Email Beth at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Harry Potter Bible Study
Mondays at 7PM
Ever wondered how Harry Potter connects to Christianity? Come explore your faith with your favorite book series this semester Mondays at 7pm! Email the leaders, Lindsey at email@example.com and Blair at firstname.lastname@example.org, with questions.
Newcomer Dinner: Eat your way through Austin!
Thursdays at 7PM
This semester our Newcomer group will be time for fellowship over a shared meal. Join upperclassman Ben and Jenny at a new restaurant each week to get to know Austin and each other better. Meet at the ESC at 7pm on Thursdays to go to dinner. Email Jenny at email@example.com or Ben at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Covenant Group is for those looking for a healthy model of processing challenges that college life offers in a supportive small group. Additionally, participants will acquire skills for effective co-leader group facilitation.It will be on Thursday nights from 7:30-9PM starting on September 10th running until November 5th. The co-facilitator will be Hannah and Laura Jackson, a trained counselor. If you are interested in joining or want to learn more, please email Beth at email@example.com