Austin Shambhala Meditation Center
Our local center, centrally located just south of downtown Austin, offers free meditation instruction, public meditation hours, and a core curriculum of Shambhala Buddhist teachings, as well as training in contemplative arts. We invite you to explore our diverse programs, designed to help people of all traditions discover their inherent sanity, gentleness and humor.
Austin Area Interreligious Ministries
AAIM envisions a respectful, caring and inclusive community where people of diverse cultures and religions are actively involved in enhancing the quality of life in the Austin area.
Austin Zen Center
The Austin Zen Center community offers a haven of peace and harmony in which to engage in the arduous task of self-discovery through Zen practice. Welcoming diversity, the practice of zazen is available to people of every race, religion, nationality, class, gender, sexual orientation, age, and physical ability.
Central Presbyterian Church
Deliberately diverse and fully inclusive, Central Presbyterian Church in downtown Austin is a community of Christian faith where each person is welcomed as a unique child of God. Ministering to the needs of God's people is at the heart of this congregation; Individually and together, we respond to God's love, grace and justice in Jesus Christ; Guided by scripture and our reformed tradition, we actively work toward peace, justice and spiritual growth; Through worship, music, fellowship, Christian education, and service to others, we continue to glorify God and proclaim the good news of Jesus Christ.
Congregational Church - United Church of Christ
The Congregational Church of Austin, UCC is a small, inclusive, welcoming, progressive church located in the heart of Austin near the University of Texas. We are affiliated with the United Church of Christ, a Christian denomination that promotes spirituality, peace, justice, education and freedom throughout the world.
Austin Congregational Church is a faith community where members accept and encourage spiritual seeking and diversity. Recognizing that God's truth is greater than any of us can perceive, we make room for all who seek God. We provide a place for members and friends to gather not only for worship and study, but for fellowship, outreach and fun. We open our building for community services and for the study, worship and meditation needs of other religious groups.
First Unitarian Universalist Church
Unitarian Universalism is a liberal religion with Jewish-Christian roots. It has no creed. It affirms the worth of human beings, advocates freedom of belief and the search for advancing truth, and tries to provide a warm, open, supportive community for people who believe that ethical living is the supreme witness of religion.
Live Oak Unitarian Universalist Church
This church is located in Cedar Park. Unitarian Universalism is a liberal religion with Jewish-Christian roots. It has no creed. It affirms the worth of human beings, advocates freedom of belief and the search for advancing truth, and tries to provide a warm, open, supportive community for people who believe that ethical living is the supreme witness of religion.
Metropolitan Community Church at Freedom Oaks
MCC Austin at Freedom Oaks is a special place in a special community. Here, everyone can feel the presence of God's acceptance, compassion and unconditional love. Founded over 30 years ago, MCC Austin has grown into one of the most vibrant and exciting congregations of the international Metropolitan Community Churches. We are proud to serve the GLBT (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender) community of Austin and the surrounding area ... providing one of the most unique, exciting and meaningful worship experiences in all of Austin. If you're seeking a safe spiritual home, give us a try.
At MCC Austin at Freedom Oaks all are welcome, celebrated, respected and loved. Here, lives are transformed, friendships are born and sustained, and people just like you can experience the amazing grace of God's unconditional love. MCC Austion at Freedom Oaks is committed to being a church without walls ... open to all who are seeking a place where you can be yourself and grow both spiritually and emotionally.
St. Andrews Presbyterian Church
- We are Presbyterian, yet our first allegiance is to Christ’s gospel of universal love.
- We are Christ centered, yet we respect and learn from all religions of love.
- We affirm the ancient symbols of our faith, yet we strive to speak a new language that includes all people and affirms the scientific discoveries of our day.
- We hope to teach children the stories of the Bible without sectarian dogma.
- We strive to be a close, nurturing community, yet we welcome all people into our midst.
- We wish to live in inner peace, yet hear God’s call to work for peace and for universal human rights.
- We take faith seriously, yet believe the journey should be fun. We celebrate life in many artistic forms
Spiritual Pride Project
SPP is an interfaith and ecumenical community that serves as a resource, discussion forum, and sounding board where sexuality, gender identity, and spirituality are held as equally valuable gifts and equally valid identities. Spiritual Pride Project currently meets in the form of an annual weekend camping retreat.
Sufi Order of Austin
Our goal is personal transformation: we seek a balanced, harmonious and creative life free from the illusion of separation from the One. We look for new ways to apply the spiritual ideals of love, harmony and beauty to the challenges and opportunities of everyday life. At the same time we continue an age-old mystical tradition. We seek to serve God and humanity by helping to relieve suffering, promoting understanding and acceptance among followers of different faiths, and encouraging the unfoldment of universal loving kindness.
Trinity United Methodist Church
Trinity United Methodist Church is not a church that has all the answers, but we do know the source of our hope, healing, and love. Your continued participation is welcome as we seek to serve God through each other, our community, and our world. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or would simply like to talk.
Trinity United Methodist Church is a dynamic community of people, who through their trust in God’s faithfulness, strive to provide an inclusive, joyful, loving, and caring environment. In this community, people can find spiritual nurture and growth, mutual support of individual needs, and a sense of family. Reaching out through vital and creative worship, people-centered programs, and social and environmental stewardship, this congregation serves the local and global communities.
Unity Church of Austin
Unity is positive, practical Christianity. We teach the effective daily application of the principles of Truth taught and exemplified by Jesus Christ. We promote a way of life that leads to health, prosperity, happiness, and peace of mind. Unity has established centers of study and worship throughout the world where people discover and practice the Unity way of life. We address physical, mental, and emotional needs through affirmative prayer and spiritual education. We serve those who seek inspiration and prayer support as well as those who use Unity teachings as their primary path of spiritual growth. We believe that all people are created with sacred worth, and we strive to reach out to all who seek support and spiritual growth. Therefore, we recognize the importance of serving all people in spiritually and emotionally caring ways. Our ministries and outreaches are free of discrimination on the basis of race, gender, age, creed, religion, national origin, ethnicity, physical disability, and sexual orientation. Our sincere desire is to create spiritually aware organizations that are nondiscriminatory and support diversity.
University Baptist Church
University Baptist Church recognizes each person's right to think freely, providing an open environment for intellectual as well as spiritual fulfillment. It strongly proclaims faith in God through Jesus Christ and affirms that all people are embraced by God's grace and love. Members of the congregation are diverse in their religious roots--mainly Baptist, but also Methodist, Presbyterian, Catholic--and in their social, political and ethnic backgrounds. The church welcomes all persons of any age, race, gender, education, marital or family status. In UBC's inclusive atmosphere, individuals can find family, families can find community, the injured can find healing, and all can seek truth and peace in a setting of spiritual unity and trust.
Wildflower Church - Unitarian Universalist
Wildflower Church is a deliberately inclusive, open-minded religious community in the Unitarian Universalist tradition. We joyfully nurture one another in our lifelong spiritual journeys, and we commit to transforming ourselves and the world around us through acts of compassion, love and social justice.