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Outreach Stories

Bread for All During COVID-19

Last week our recent TLLC donations (145 lbs. of food and supplies) were delivered to the Bread for All food pantry. Over 80 South Austin neighbors were served at the pantry last Monday. This week that number increased to over 100. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Bread for All distributed pre-filled bags of groceries outside their host…

The Red Bench: 2020

Triumphant Love hosted about 70 attendees for February’s The Red Bench. Sponsored by Interfaith Action of Central Texas (iACT), The Red Bench is an ongoing dialogue program designed to improve interfaith understanding and civil discourse in our society.  The evening began with fellowship and a delicious vegetarian supper. Our Visitation Pastor Armin Steege presented the discussion topic: Who Counts…

Austin CROP Hunger Walk: 2020

Thank you to all walkers and sponsors of this year’s Austin CROP Hunger Walk! We walked in memory of TLLC member and long-time CROP walker, Kris Carlson, while raising over $2000 to help end hunger in Austin and around the world. Donations are still accepted at: crophungerwalk.org/austin/tllc .  Post Views: 45

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,…