Northwest Austin/Cedar Park

3315 El Salido Parkway
Cedar Park, Texas 78613


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July 27, 10:30 AM
Rabbi Marie Betcher

Why Are We Here?

One of the most asked questions from time immemorial. Humans search for the reason of our being and existence. Trying to answer it gives us a life map to live by!

Rabbi-Cantor Betcher holds her Rabbinic Ordination and is Certified and Invested as a Cantor. She also has a Bachelor and Master's Degrees in Vocal Performance. She is the Spiritual Leader and Director of Education for Congregation Shir Ami, Cedar Park. She is also a Cedar Park Police & Fire Chaplain. She is very active in the community in Interfaith circles and participates in GLBT Services. She has lectured at many Theological Seminaries on Jews and Judaism and has served both Reform and Conservative Congregations.

Rabbi-Cantor Betcher has performed in concert at Carnegie Hall and The Kennedy Center among many other venues. She has toured England and Sicily in concert performances. She's won operatic competitions including the Bellini International Opera Competition in Sicily.

Live Oak Unitarian Universalist Church – Welcomes You

Meet Live Oak's next minister, the Rev. Joanna Fontaine Crawford.

Rev. Joanna joins us full time on August 1, 2014 and will be lighting the Peace Candles on August 3, 2014. Her first sermon will be August 10, 2014.

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We envision:

  • * becoming an ever more vibrant, welcoming religious community,
  • * nurturing spiritual and personal growth, and
  • * leading relevant actions of compassion, connection and justice within and beyond our community.

Our mission is to:

  • * build community connections within and beyond our congregation,
  • * enrich worship services and lifespan education to nurture the spiritual and personal growth of our UU community,
  • * strengthen programs that develop and support ministerial and lay leadership, and
  • * foster local signature outreach projects.


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An Active Church

Come visit our Sunday services, starting at 10:20 in the sanctuary. The whole family is welcome to attend the first 20 minutes in the sanctuary. Then the younger children, Pre-K thru 5th grade, will follow their teachers to their religious education classes. We also offer classes for older children, 6th grade thru high school.

Missed a service or want to hear more? Visit our Recordings page for details.

Meet lots of other members when you become involved with the wide selection of committees, teams and interest groups. Choir, facilities, book clubs, women’s group, men’s group, electronic communications committee, social justice, green team, and many more to select from.

Take a relaxing 15 minute walk on our beautiful labyrinth located on our property. Come see the labyrinth from a bird's eye view.

"Grateful for the religious pluralism which enriches and ennobles our faith, we are inspired to deepen our understanding and expand our vision."
(From our Unitarian Universalist Association Principles)

Looking for a large space to rent? Our facilities are perfect for business, civic, educational or social events, including concerts, lectures, weddings, civil unions, and large discussion meetings. The Sanctuary seats over 200 people in a contemporary church setting and there is ample on-site parking.



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