God's work.
Our hands.

Let's serve today.

Coming October 2024!

Our 2023 Projects have concluded.


Our annual God’s work. Our hands. celebration reminds us that we are still the church outside of our building.

God’s Work. Our Hands. Sunday is October 1

Projects will take place at TLLC during the 10 AM hour between services (unless otherwise noted) and are detailed below.

We are also selling GWOH themed items to wear and display (order below).

On-site Service Opportunities

** indicates a project that also requests donations. Anyone can provide donations to any of the projects. Click on the boxes with ** to see what donations are needed to complete this project. All donations can be dropped off at TLLC in the Narthex.

TLLC Care of Creation Team

Saturday, September 30
9:00-11:00 AM
TLLC Trail Work
Projects include marking trail turns with small rocks and clearing downed branches and trees. Wear closed shoes and bring water. Hat and gardening/work gloves recommended.


Assemble Welcome Kits for distribution by Upbring to children ages 4-11 who come into their care.
Donations Needed:
Children's books (English or Spanish)
Children's socks
Children's flip flops
Puzzles or small games
Small toys


Assemble Hygiene Kits for distribution by Upbring to youth ages 12-17 who come into their care.
Donations Needed: Comb/hairbrush
Bar soap
Toothpaste* & Toothbrush
Hand lotion*
* Travel sizes preferred

Bread for All
Food Pantry**

Sort, check expiration dates, and pack donations for the Bread for All food pantry, an Austin City Lutherans ministry located in southeast Austin
Donations Needed:
Non-perishable, non-expired food items
baby wipes
toilet paper
H-E-B red plastic bags

Bread for the World or ELCA Advocacy

Write letters and postcards to elected representatives encouraging reauthorization of the Farm Bill.
All supplies will be provided.

Hill Country Community Ministries**

Peanut Butter Donations Only
Let's celebrate Hill Country Community Ministries' 40th anniversary by donating jars of peanut butter! TLLC was a founding congregation and was known for many years as the "Peanut Butter Church." We're also honoring TLLC member Fred Grampp, who has helped HCCM from the beginning!

TLLC Care of Creation Team

Be prepared to dig in the dirt as we plant a Pollinator Garden near the playground! Led by TLLC's Care of Creation Team.
All tools will be provided. Wear clothes appropriate for gardening. Bring gloves.

Community First! Village

Create artwork and decor to provide a sense of home for formerly homeless neighbors.
All supplies will be provided.

Lutheran Immigration & Refugee Services

Color pre-printed Home for the Holidays cards.
Color pre-printed Home for the Holidays cards for Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS). In December, these cards will be sent to immigration detention centers through the US. LIRS has distributed over 50,000 cards over the past eight years. Supplies provided.

Austin City Lutherans
Move-In Ministry**

Donate new or gently-used items to Move-In Ministry, an Austin City Lutherans ministry assisting people in Austin exiting homelessness.
Donations Needed - new or nearly-new:
Pots & pans
Silverware sets
Cooking utensils
Bed sheets
Amazon Wish List

Noisy Offering

During worship at 9:00 AM & 11:00 AM
Bring your "noisy" money (coins) to place in tin buckets passed around by the Children. All money will go to Lutheran Disaster Response.

TLLC Operations Team

Dust the nooks and crannies around the church building. This project is perfect for young children who can reach those low spots!
All supplies will be provided. Just show up and a member of the TLLC Operations Team will lead the work.

Mother's Milk Bank

Assemble windchimes to hang in the Memorial Garden at the Mothers' Milk Bank at Austin.
All supplies will be provided.

SHOP in our store to purchase special GWOH items to wear and display.

GWOH shirt image 2
Custom TLLC T-Shirt
(while supplies last)
GWOH bracelets
GWOH yard sign
Yard Sign

Visit our Outreach Page to learn more about all the organizations we partner with here at TLLC. We encourage you to get involved with any of them. If you have more questions, please fill out a connections card.

Connections Card

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Baptism Form

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