Texas Winter Wonderland: Winter Gatherings 2016

by Nathalie L.

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As many are back home for winter break, spending time with family or preparing themselves for the semester to come, various home groups in Austin embarked on drives to Dallas, Houston or San Antonio, on a cold winter weekend to reconnect with them.

While the weather outside was kind of frightful, the warm and pleasant reunions were quite delightful! We were dispersed in our different home groups, trying to hit up attractions and activities these cities were known for.

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Celebrating the Thanksgiving season!

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Every year, all of our groups (Koinonia, Kairos, 4Corners, and IGSM) join together to celebrate and express gratitude for everything God has done in the past year. From all of our churches, across national and international borders, videos were made documenting the ways that God has worked in our ministries!

This year was especially memorable as each church/group traced back to its humble beginnings. Some dated back to the early 2000s and others to the early 80s! We got to see old pictures and hear old stories of the people who have really cultivated the very soil that our church is now built on. Needless to say, we all left 405 with a sense of wonder and deep gratitude that somehow God has now woven each of us into His story as well. We look forward to this coming year to see what more God will do as His story continues!

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