What Time Is It? T-Shirt Time!

Pay What You Choose/Wish/Can/Want/Value

photo of model wearing dark gray shirt with 2019 design

What time is it? T-shirt time! NOW is the time to order your very own 15th anniversary Journey shirt! The deadline to place your order is Monday, April 29. You must order in advance (and pay as well, if possible) in order to get your awesome shirt. We're serious about this deadline, so order NOW. 

This year's "What Time Is It? Now" design features original artwork by Journeyer Amber Perry on a charcoal colored, super soft, lightweight t-shirt. A full range of sizes is available in men's and women's styles. We will have the shirts available for pick up on Sunday May 19 at the anniversary picnic.

We are not setting a specific price for the shirts. Instead, we are using a "pay what you choose/wish/can/want/value" system. The shirts cost Journey $10 each ($12 for 2XL and 3XL) but you are invited to pay an amount you choose. If money is a little tight and you can only pay $5, that's okay. If you're feeling flush and want to kick in a little — or a lot — extra, that's cool, too. All money collected beyond our production costs will go to support Journey as we do our best to be God's Hands in the world. 

There are 2 ways to place your order:

  1. E-mail the Head T-Shirt Wrangler with your name, desired quantity, and sizes
  2. Sign up on the Journey T-Shirt order page

You can pay for your order by cash, check, or credit card in person on Sunday morning when you pick up your shirt. If you use the online order form, you also have the option of paying right there on the form with PayPal or a credit card. Many thanks to everyone who has paid in advance.


Journey's cost is $10 each ($12 each for 2XL or 3XL) but you are invited to pay what you choose. All money collected beyond the cost of the shirt will help support Journey.

Sizes: Youth S, M, L, XL; Adult Men's XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL; Women's XS, S, M, L, XL

To order your shirt, e-mail the Head T-Shirt Wrangler with your sizes and quantities or sign up on the t-shirt order page

Don't miss out! Order now!

This year, they will be printed on a Dark Chocolate 100% cotton shirt.
There will be artwork on the front, and then a quote by Mr. Rogers on the back.
The shirts will come in Youth sizes (S-XL), and Adult sizes (S-XXXL).
The cost will be $8.00 each 
 ($10.00 for XXL & XXXL)
Place your order TODAY! 
We need to have the order to the printers by this TUESDAY, JULY 2nd.
To order your shirt, email Leslie at leslie@journeyifc.com
You may pick up your shirt at the Journey Picnic on Sunday, July 14th.  You may pay for it at that time as well.
posted: Apr 17, 2019 , , , ,

Service Sunday 2019

Be Journey in the Community

painting of dark haired woman washing feetPlease mark your calendar and plan to participate in Journey's annual Service Sunday, scheduled for Sunday, April 28, 2019. This is an annual event where Journeyers literally become “God’s hands in the world” in lieu of the worship service that day. All Journeyers, including children, are encouraged to help.

This year our theme is "Journey in the Community." Join us at 9 AM to help on a number of projects to make Journey IFC more inviting to our friends and neighbors, both indoor and outdoor service opportunities will be available. A project sign up board will be available on the bulletin board in the hallway. This is a great opportunity to serve and enjoy some pizza and fellowship afterwards. Questions? Contact the Strength Ministry at strengthleaders@journeyifc.com.


posted: Apr 01, 2019 

Austin Sanctuary Network and Journey Strength

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The Austin Sanctuary Network (ASN) is “a place where love and protection are living realities.” It is an Austin-based coalition of faith communities and others, who support immigrants fleeing violence or in danger of deportation. With “bold compassion and courageous love,” ASN stands in solidarity and inclusive community with our undocumented sisters and brothers who are being held unjustly and being denied asylum.

Here's the latest message from our friends at ASN: 

Alirio, Hilda, and Ivan are children of God residing in Austin, Texas who fled Central America to escape violence. On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, local clergy tried to check in on their behalf but ICE turned them away, showing that they do not support their right to live.

These three beloved friends have been in Sanctuary for more than a year, and had been granted a five-month temporary stay of deportation. But that ended on March 19.

Request for an extension to deferred action on their deportations were denied recently by ICE, without a valid explanation as to why. The facts of their case had not changed.

A press conference was held on Monday, March 18. On the next morning, the day after the deferred action expired, a rally took place at the San Antonio field office.

That is when our friends were required by ICE to present themselves in order to assist ICE in getting rid of them by cooperating in their own deportation. If our dear friends had shown up, ICE would have very likely deported them.

At the rally, Austin clergy members attempted to check in on their behalf. But ICE turned them away.

The crowd of 100 supporters gave speeches and chanted while waiting to hear news. Twelve-year-old Ivan made the courageous choice to attend and spoke to the crowd.

We learned the news that Alirio’s case was going to be marked as a no-show and be forwarded to Fugitive Operations. A warrant would likely be issued for his arrest. Boos and stunned silence followed. 

Then more songs and chants ensued for the sake of Hilda and Ivan. Many people from the audience were moved to speak.

Next we learned that ICE was planning to issue a warrant for Hilda and Ivan’s arrest as well.

We all understand that ICE has no regard for the precious lives of our beautiful neighbors. They have returned to the relative safety of Sanctuary where they are loved by the whole community who affirm their status as human beings and who recognize that they are beloved children of God being terrorized by ICE.

We call on continued support from Congressional Representatives Lloyd Dogget and Joaquin Castro, and we invite many more politicians to join us as we demand that ICE stop its inhumane treatment towards these cherished friends and neighbors.

Love & Justice,

Austin Sanctuary Network

posted: Mar 20, 2019 

Journey Contribution Cards

JIFC contribution cardHave you ever felt left out at offering time because you give online, and you're not quite sure what to do when the baskets go by? Or maybe you write a check at the beginning of the month and wonder what to do those other Sundays of the month? Do you give your time rather than money? Well, your Bones Ministry feels your pain. We've come up with some simple Journey Giving Cards, available on the back tables, to help you during offering. Just pick one up on your way in and later drop it in the basket. It allows you to actively participate in offering and to demonstrate your commitment to Journey. And the Journey Giving cards are for everyone! Sometimes folks have nothing to offer but prayers and good wishes, so use the Journey Giving Cards for that purpose, too. It's all about being present, being intentional, and being part of giving to and sustaining our faith community. Every contribution — of whatever sort — counts!

posted: Jul 01, 2013 , , , , ,