Thanksgiving and Christmas Special Offerings
Special Offerings received during Thanksgiving and Christmas will be split among the following Triumphant Love partner organizations: Agua Viva, Bread for All, Bread for the World, Florence's Comfort House, Meals on Wheels Central Texas, Upbring/New Life, and Water to Thrive. You can donate online, or use an envelope from back of the pews or your offering envelope box. In any case, be sure to mark your donation as "Thanksgiving Special Offering" or "Christmas Special Offering."
God's Work. Our Hands. Food For All.
Thank you to all to volunteered for our Fall 2019 outreach projects related to food insecurity. Click here to read a summary of our projects.
Ongoing Service Opportunities
Help us celebrate and share God's grace through benevolence and volunteer participation in Austin, in Texas, and around the world.
Agua Viva is a Lutheran Mission congregation in the colonia of El Cenizo, Texas, along the Mexican border near Laredo. Through our Missionary for a Day program, Triumphant Love helps to provide after-school meals for 100 children and food for a church pantry that serves 50 families. We also collect / deliver school supplies and Christmas presents every year and help with site maintenance. Contacts: Jon Martin and Josh Martin
Bread for All, a food pantry ministry of Austin City Lutherans, is located at Faith Presbyterian Church, 1314 E Oltorf Street. Triumphant Love provides financial support, collects food donations, and assists with stocking and distribution at the pantry on Mondays. Contacts: Jon Martin and Janis Coltin
Water to Thrive is dedicated to the mission of bringing clean, safe water to those who need it in rural Africa. Triumphant Love has supported the building of almost 100 wells since 2008. Contact: Dick Moeller
The Austin CROP Hunger Walk raises funds to help combat hunger in our community and around the world. An intergenerational team from Triumphant Love participates in this annual springtime walk. Contacts: Bob Kohls and Janis Coltin
Bread for the World is a collective Christian voice urging our nation's decision makers to end hunger at home and abroad. As a Covenant Church, Triumphant Love observes Bread for the World Sunday and participates in an annual Offering of Letters to advocate an end to hunger. Contacts: Jan Vardaman and Mary Halaney
Community First! Village provides affordable, permanent housing and a supportive community for men and women coming out of chronic homelessness. Triumphant Love volunteers for Group Serve events and supports grant requests. Contacts: CeCe Coffman and Janis Coltin
ELCA World Hunger works to address hunger and poverty through education, advocacy, relief, and development in the US and nearly 60 countries. Triumphant Love provides financial support through designated donations or by linking their Randalls Remarkable card to "Triumphant Love" through the Good Neighbor Program. Contact: Janis Coltin and Pastor Danielle Moore Casey
Florence's Comfort House supplies a safe place for children to study and play in southeast Austin. Triumphant Love provides financial support, collects donations, and assists with grounds maintenance. Contact: Kristin Burke
Interfaith Action of Central Texas (iACT) cultivates peace and respect through interfaith dialogue, service, and celebration. Triumphant Love members participate in iACT events, including The Red Bench, an ongoing dialogue program, and interfaith worship services. Contact: Mary Halaney
Lutheran World Relief extends Christian love to people overcoming poverty, injustice and human suffering around the world. Triumphant Love provides financial support through designated offerings. Contacts: Janis Coltin and Pastor Danielle Moore Casey
Meals on Wheels Central Texas provides hot, nutritious home-delivered meals to seniors and the disabled who would otherwise go hungry. Triumphant Love teams deliver mid-day meals on Mondays and Thursdays. Contact: Pat DiSanza
The Multicultural Refugee Coalition creates opportunities for refugee livelihoods through training, education and community connections. Triumphant Love provides financial support and hosts MRC's Shared Voices interpreter training classes. Contacts: Reenie Visness and Vernetta Westbrook
Upbring (formerly Lutheran Social Services of the South) is committed to break the cycle of child abuse by empowering children, families and communities. Triumphant Love provides financial support, as well as mentoring and donations for New Life Children's Center. Contact: Laurel Reed
Urban Roots is a farm-based youth leadership organization that empowers youth while nourishing the Austin community. Triumphant Love middle and high school youth volunteer to assist to farm chores. Contacts: Deacon Brianna Morris-Brock and Hilary Spilo.