The Austin Stone

North

A place for you to be seen, known, and loved

Year established
2015
Service times
9:00 am
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11:00 am
About The Austin Stone North

A Growing Church in North Austin, TX

Our North Congregation was founded in 2015 on the desire to be an authentic people with a heart for sharing the gospel throughout our city and the nations. While a lot has changed in the years that followed, that passion remains true today. Our hope is to be a place where people can belong, connect, and be led for the flourishing of God’s glory.

Whether you’re a single professional, a new or seasoned family, or an empty nester, there’s a place for you here! We host worship services, equipping opportunities, community gatherings, and more to create welcoming spaces where people from all walks of life can come together to worship Jesus.

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Ministries

Ministry Details

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Kids Ministry at The Austin Stone North

Each Sunday, we host programming for children 8 weeks old through 5th grade at 9am and 11am. Our thoroughly vetted and trained volunteers provide a safe and fun environment for kids to worship Jesus in a large-group setting and learn about the Bible in a smaller group. And for nursery-aged children, we provide a caring space where they are prayed over and cared for during services.

Kids

Students Ministry at The Austin Stone North

High School Students

High school students (9th-12th grade can join us Sunday nights from 6-8pm at the North Campus Annex for a night of community, fun, food, and engaging in God's Word together! This time together helps empower students to deepen their faith and take it into their schools, sports teams, and jobs—spreading the good news of Jesus.


Middle School Students

Middle school students (6-8th grade) can join us Wednesday nights from 6-8pm at the North Campus Annex for a night of community, fun, food, and engaging in God's Word together! This time together provides a space where middle schoolers can gather to build friendships and a foundation of faith as they learn more about Jesus.


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Students in 5th, 6th, or 7th grade can join us on Sundays during the 11am service at the North Campus Annex for a time of games, Round Rock Donuts, and a discussion-based lesson used to empower students on how to read God's Word on their own!

Students

Women's Ministry at The Austin Stone North

For more information on Women’s Ministry at our North Campus, contact Annette Haralson.

Women's

Marriage Ministry at The Austin Stone North

For more information on Marriage Ministry at our North Campus, contact Brian Benkendorfer.

Marriage

Groups at The Austin Stone North

For more information about Groups at our North Campus, contact Ian O'Donnell.

Groups

Get Involved

Serve at North

Recent Sermons

Go to Sermons
12.4.22
20 Years of The Austin Stone

Celebrating 20 Years of The Austin Stone

Ephesians 3:20-21; Hebrews 11:39-12:3

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Our Pastors

Both graduated from Texas A&M, but only one is known around the office as a “bottomless well of coffee.”

Will Bostian

Congregation Pastor

Brian Benkendorfer

Congregation Executive Pastor

Our Team

Meet our team of amazing humans fueled by a love for God, a passion for serving, and a constant consumption of Tex-Mex.

Andrea Wheeler

Childcare Coordinator
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Congregations
Coordinator

Annette Haralson

Equipping and Women's Ministry Director
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Women's
Deacon
Congregations
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Faith O'Brien

Students Ministry Lead
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Congregations
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Ian O'Donnell

Spiritual Formation Director
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Deacon
Congregations
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Joseph Vasami

Students Ministry Director
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Congregation Leadership
Congregations
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Julie Paquette

Ministry Coordinator
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Deacon
Congregations
Coordinator

Missy Horner

Kids Ministry Director
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Deacon
Congregations
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Taylor Queitsch

Kids Ministry Associate
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Congregations
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Annette Haralson

Equipping and Women's Ministry Director
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Ian O'Donnell

Spiritual Formation Director
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Julie Paquette

Ministry Coordinator
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Kids Ministry Director
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Joseph Vasami

Students Ministry Director
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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the best way to get connected at Austin Stone North?

We’d recommend attending one of our Discovery events which take place throughout the year. At these quick gatherings, you’ll have an opportunity to meet our pastors and elders, hear more about The Austin Stone, and ask any lingering questions you may have!

If you’re looking for community, we’d love to get you plugged into a Group! Each semester, we offer a class that outlines what it means to be invested in a Group at The Austin Stone. You can stop by our Connections area on Sunday mornings to get more information.

How can I get plugged into a small group?

Throughout the year, we host a Connect Class which is designed to connect you with others at the church and form new groups. If there isn’t an upcoming Connect Class, you can reach out to Ian O'Donnell—he’ll help you begin the connection process.

Do you offer childcare or programming for kids on Sundays?

Yes! Our Kids Ministry has programming available for newborns through 5th grade. Upon arrival, follow the signs to the Kids check-in area. If you need any help, find a volunteer wearing a Kids Ministry shirt—they’ll point you in the right direction. Because of our commitment to safety, you’ll check your child(ren) in using our check-in system. If it’s your first time visiting, please plan on arriving 30-45 minutes before the service to check your little ones in!

We also have a Students Ministry that hosts a service for middle schoolers focused on building community, having fun, and establishing a firm foundation of faith!

Do you have ASL interpretation at your services?

We don’t currently have live interpretation, but our South Congregation does offer live ASL interpretation during their 9am service each Sunday! We also post each sermon online with closed captioning.

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