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Agua Viva Christmas Presents: 2019

Many thanks to all who provided the beautifully wrapped Christmas presents for 134 children and teens and 37 elders at the Agua Viva Lutheran Mission Church in the colonia of El Cenizo, in TX, near Laredo. Also, thanks to Laura Mumme and the CDC families who gave several large boxes of new toys and stuffed animals. Pastor Mariana takes…

ELCA Grant for Community First! Village

Community First! Village has received an ELCA Domestic Hunger Grant. This $21,000 grant will be paid over three years for their Genesis Gardens program. Triumphant Love members are frequent participants in the life of Community First! Village. Besides providing a grant recommendation letter, we have organized Group Serve Events, volunteered as retreat and summer camp leaders,…

Upbring 2019 Christmas Party @ TLLC

In December, Triumphant Love hosted the annual Upbring Christmas Party for Foster Families who are living in the Austin area. Over 60 parents and their children attended this fun evening. TLLC members Gale and Bill Pattison cooked a delicious Italian meal. TLLC volunteers and Triumphant Love’s Child Development Center provided decorations and cookies. Upbring staff…

God’s Work. Our Hands. Food for ALL.

This fall Triumphant Love joined with other ELCA congregations across the country to boldly participate in God’s work in the world—restoring and reconciling communities, and pursuing peace and justice.  Our 2019 God’s Work. Our Hands. Food for ALL. emphasis focused on food insecurity. Triumphant Love already supports many food-related non-profits with prayers, volunteer hours, and donations. However,…

Agua Viva School Supplies

Many thanks to all the TLLC members who helped make the beginning of the new school year better and brighter for the children of the Agua Viva Lutheran Mission in the colonial of El Cenizo, outside of Laredo.  On Sunday, August 10th, after Pastor Mariana Mendez’s church service, we handed out 130 great looking backpacks…

Community First! Village Serve Events

Community First! Village is a 51-acre master planned community that provides affordable, permanent housing and a supportive community for men and women coming out of chronic homelessness. Over 200 neighbors currently live in tents, trailers, and tiny houses at CF!V. Phase II construction is underway and will house an additional 350 men and women. At our April…

Meals on Wheels Volunteers

For over nine years, TLLC has staffed two weekly Meals on Wheels delivery routes: Mondays in the Braker/Lamar area and Thursdays near Anderson Mill/Balcones. Other members have also volunteered as individuals, families, or substitutes. Our congregation has generously donated more than $25,000 to Meals on Wheels over the years. These donations were made possible from…