Community Life

 

Games Day group meets on the first Thursday of each month at 9:30 am in the upstairs commons for cookies, coffee and games and on the third Wednesday of each month, 11:30 am, in the narthex for lunch and games.

Nia is a sensory-based movement practice for all levels that creates health, wellness, and fitness. Bring a large towel or yoga mat. Meets Saturday, 9:00 am in the Activity Center or Worship Center Narthex. Contact Pat Koch, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Men's Ministry at Abiding Love contribute to multiple areas of need including property maintenance, worship leadership, and countless other tasks. Men’s Breakfast is held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, 6:20 am, at Jim’s Restaurant in Oak Hill. All are welcome! Men’s ministry holds an annual service retreat at one of the Cross Trails Ministry facilities.  

Quilters meet the first and third Tuesday of every month, 12:30 pm, in the upstairs middle school classroom.  Projects include quilts for Lutheran World Relief and the Abiding Love Holiday Bazaar. All are welcome—no sewing experience needed! Donations of fabric and batting are accepted. Contact Diane McGowan, 512-892-4416, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Women’s Ministry at Abiding Love seeks to involve all women of the congregation.  A part of the ministry is small groups (Circles) that meet for study and fellowship on various days and times during the month.  Check the on-line calendar at abidinglove.org for meeting dates and times.  The women also hold an annual retreat and a holiday bazaar.  Each spring quilts and kits are shipped to Lutheran World Relief.  Check the LWR website https://lwr.org/quilts-and-kits for detailed information.  The quilting group works on the first and third Tuesday afternoons each month.  All are welcome to help.  No quilting experience needed.  The Women’s Ministry is affiliated with WELCA (Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in  merica) https://www.womenoftheelca.org/about.  Go to this website to read about their mission and purpose, plus daily devotions and e-magazine--Cafe.  Contact Joanie Honigschmidt, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Community Recovery & Support

Meetings are open to all. Check the on-line calendar for specific dates and times.

Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other in hope that they may help themselves and others to recover from alcoholism. The Oak Hill Legacies A.A. Group meets every Monday, 7:00 pm in the Music Room. If you think you have a drinking problem and would like to stop, please visit this group. Contact Tony Ruiz, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Alanon is a program of recovery for the families and friends of alcoholics, whether or not the alcoholic recognizes the existence of a drinking problem or seeks help. It is a spiritual program, based on the 12 steps, that offers strength and hope for family and friends of problem drinkers. Meets every Tuesday, 7:00-8:30 pm, in the upstairs high school classroom. Contact Antoinette Andrews, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

La Leche League (LLL) offers information and support to women who choose to breastfeed. Meets on the second Wednesday of each month, 10:00 am, in the Upstairs Commons. Contact Rosie Chavez, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) Family Support Group offers support for family, friends and caregivers of people with mental illness. Meets on the 3rd Saturday of each month, 10:00 am in the Classroom. Contact Kathy  Bentz, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Stress Coping Group offers coping techniques for stress and depression. Meets every Thursday (except holiday weeks) 6:30-8:00 pm, in the upstairs middle school classroom. Contact Steve Borochoff, 512-771-5566.