iACT – The Red Bench

The Red Bench: Resilience

Please join us on Tuesday, January 28  from 6:30pm-8:30pm for a courageous conversation on the topic of Resilience at St. Austin Catholic Parish (2026 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705).

If you plan to attend, please RSVP.

Texas Interfaith Advocacy Conference

This conference brings Texans of faith together for three days of advocacy and legislative training on February 16-18, 2020.

Register here.

Speakers and sessions will cover immigration, health equity, and climate – with an opportunity for participants to meet with their state elected officials.

Information about hotels to come soon.

Download and print the flyer here.

iACT Interfaith Day of Thanks

Join iACT’s 35th Interfaith Day of Thanks!

You are invited to join iACT for our 35th Interfaith Day of Thanks Service and Celebration!  This year’s event is hosted by the Austin Hindu Community and will be held at Riverbend Church (4214 N Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin, TX 78746).  The service and celebration will take place on Sunday, November 24, 2019 beginning at 3:00pm.  A reception will be held following the service at 4:30pm.  Bring your favorite dish to share, ready to serve and labeled for those with dietary restrictions. (No pork or shellfish please!)

This event is free and open to the public.  We look forward to coming together with all people as we celebrate what it is we are thankful for.

Interfaith Action of Central Texas

The Red Bench – “Self-Compassion”

Please join us for a Red Bench conversation on the topic of Self-Compassion on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 from 6:30-8:30pm at St. Luke United Methodist Church (1306 W Lynn St, Austin, TX 78703).  Parking is available on the premises and a light vegetarian meal will be served.  If you would like to attend, please be sure to RSVP.

Hands on Housing

Our next big housing repair project will be the Raise the Roof on Saturday, October 19, 2019.  We will be painting and doing minor repair work to a number of homes in Austin.  If you are ready to register a team for this event, please fill out this form.  If you would like to volunteer for this event as an individual, there is no need for you to register, but please be sure to contact us at hoh@interfaithtexas.org so we can assign you to a home.


Interfaith Action of Central Texas

On behalf of Interfaith Action of Central Texas (iACT), we cordially invite you to our fall fundraiser A Night Under One Sky on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at UMLAUF Scuplture Garden and Museum at 6:30pm.  Join us for a night of music, dinner and dialogue in celebration of the relationships we have, and those we hope to build.  Let us come together to appreciate our unity.

Tickets: https://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/weblink.aspx?name=E144253&id=7

iACT Hope Awards April 30

Join us Tuesday, April 30, from 6-9pm at the Bullock Texas State History Museum for one of Austin’s most uplifting evenings of the year – the iACT Hope Awards! We are proud to announce the 2019 Hope Award Honorees for their dedication to giving back and their tireless commitment to valuing friendships and building the Austin Community:

Earl Maxwell of St. David’s Foundation

Bobby Jenkins of ABC Home and Commercial Services

Ali Sait & Pria Gokhale of St. Stephen’s Episcopal School Congregation Agudas Achim

The evening features an intimate conversation about friendship and giving back with two very inspiring givers, Earl Maxwell and Bobby Jenkins. Moderated by Rev. Joseph Parker.

Interfaith Action of Central Texas (iACT)

Red Bench: Genocide

Please join us on Sunday, March 24, 2019 for a special Red Bench conversation on the topic of Genocide at Congregation Agudas Achim (7300 Hart Lane, Austin, TX 78731) from 3-5pm. Our special guest will be Eva Schloss, one of the last touring survivors of the Holocaust and step-sister of Anne Frank, who will speak of her World War II death camp experiences and the consequences of indifference to justice.

Please RSVP if you plan to attend this conversation