The Austin Stone


Uniting people from all walks of life to bring God glory and share the beauty of His gospel

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

A Multi-Generational Church in Northwest Austin, TX

Back in January 2020, the former Church at Canyon Creek joined with The Austin Stone to form our Northwest Congregation. Since then, people from all different demographics and backgrounds have come through our doors to worship God and to spend time in intentional community with one another.

Through worship services, equipping classes, community gatherings, service opportunities, and more, our hope is for God to be glorified in northwest Austin and beyond. Whether you’re a young professional or senior adult, a student or a family with kids, there's a place for you here!



Ministry Details

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Kids Ministry at The Austin Stone Northwest

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.


Students Ministry at The Austin Stone Northwest

High School Students

Rather than meeting on Sunday mornings, we encourage students in 8th through 12th grade to integrate into the life of the church body. Whether by worshipping alongside their parents or friends, sitting under the teaching of elders, or serving in other areas of ministry, we want to empower students to love the church!

High school students gather weekly on Sunday evenings from 6-8pm at our Northwest Campus for food, fun, worship, and gospel teaching. High school DCOMMs also meet during this time.

Middle School Students

On Sunday mornings during the 9am service, our 5th, 6th, and 7th graders meet for a time focused on building community, having fun, and establishing firm foundations of faith!

Middle school students gather weekly on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8:30pm at our Northwest Campus for food, fun, worship, and gospel teaching. Middle school DCOMMs also meet during this time.


Women's Ministry at The Austin Stone Northwest

For more information on Women’s Ministry at our Northwest Campus, contact


Marriage Ministry at The Austin Stone Northwest

For more information on Marriage Ministry at our Northwest Campus, contact Kyle Hoover.


Men's Ministry at The Austin Stone Northwest

For more information on the Men’s Ministry at our Northwest Campus, contact Jon Dansby.


Groups at The Austin Stone Northwest

For more information about Groups at our Northwest Campus, contact Katy Madeja.


What's Happening

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Recent Sermons

Go to Sermons

Copies, Shadows, and Covenants

Hebrews 8:1-13


Our Team

Meet our team of amazing humans fueled by a love for God, a passion for serving, and reruns of The Office.

Matt Blackwell

Congregation Pastor

Kyle Hoover

Congregation Executive Pastor

Jon Dansby

Associate Pastor

Donnie Dixon

Care and Senior Adult Pastor

Laney Sprague

Worship Leader

Ashley Herzog

Kids Ministry Director

Devanté Covington

Interim Students Director

Katy Madeja

Connections and Groups Director

Madelynn Simpson

Ministry Coordinator

Christine Hoover

Women's Ministry Associate

Barbara Andrews

Kids Ministry Associate

Cheryl Dacy

Kids Ministry Associate

Morgan Sanders

Childcare Coordinator

Katie Lytle

Students Ministry Lead

Our Elders & Deacons

Bailey Garrido


Patty Evans


John Alger


Damon Andrews

Facilities Development Director
Ministry Operations

Dave Barrett

Executive Pastor of Ministry Operations
Executive Pastor
Ministry Operations

Cal Benaglio


Matt Blackwell

Congregation Pastor

Donna Burke


Frequently Asked Questions

Are there Bible study classes for adults on Sunday mornings?

Yes! We have Adult Bible Fellowships that meet at 9am and 11am on Sundays. For more information on joining a group, please email

Do you offer childcare or programming for kids and students on Sundays?

Yes! Our Kids Ministry has programming available during the 9am and 11am service 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 an Austin Stone 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.

We also host a combined service for middle school and high school students at 9am!

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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