Ash Wednesday at Augustana

Ash Wednesday, March 6 Augustana celebrates Ash Wednesday worship, March 6, at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. in Augustana’s sanctuary. Both services will have Holy Communion and the opportunity to receive ashes. Following 11 a.m. worship, there will be lunch served in Fellowship Hall; prior to 7 p.m. worship, there will be a pancake supper.…

Assemble Personal Care Kits for February

Cleanliness may not actually be next to godliness, but it certainly helps a person feel more human. When families find their homes destroyed, or must flee for their safety, soap and a towel rarely make the cut for what they can carry. Arriving in a refugee camp or other place of safety, they are scared,…

Gustavus Adolphus instrumental groups come to Augustana!

Monday, February 4, 7 p.m., Sanctuary The Gustavus Symphony Orchestra and the Gustavus Jazz Ensemble are performing at Augustana Monday, February 4, at 7 p.m. This concert is the third of their Midwest tour, beginning in South Dakota and traveling through Colorado, Nebraska, and Iowa. Admission is free; no ticket required. A freewill donation will…

Augustana Arts: Rejoice! Emmanuel (Festival Christmas Concert)

Rejoice! Emmanuel Festival Christmas Concert Sunday, December 16, 7:30 p.m. at Augustana Join Augustana’s Chancel Choir, Augustana Ringers, AVE and members of Stratus Chamber Orchestra for the ever popular annual Christmas Concert, “Rejoice! Emmanuel.” You will delight in well-known favorites, among them, settings of “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel” and “Joy to the World” by…

Thanksgiving Eve Community Worship

Thanksgiving Eve Community Worship Wednesday, November 21, 7 p.m., Sanctuary Give thanks on the eve of Thanksgiving with the community, Augustana’s choirs and instrumental groups, and a message by Augustana’s pastors. Your offering will support ELCA World Hunger. This night also concludes Augustana’s Chili Challenge for Metro Caring, so bring as many cans of chili…

Christmas Worship at Augustana

Longest Night: A Service of Healing and Hope Wednesday, December 19, noon and 6:30 p.m., Christ Chapel Everyone is invited to gather for a worship opportunity in Christ Chapel on Wednesday, December 19, at either noon or 6:30 p.m. During this season that is filled with celebrations and parties, many people have a longing for…

Sermon | October 7, 2018 | Mark 10:2–16 | Pastor Ann Hultquist

I’m not quite sure how it happened. I was at a meeting of a wonderful organization about 12 years ago; with people who didn’t know each other well but who were all committed to making a difference in the world. Sixteen or seventeen of us around tables, and the introductions began. I have no idea…

Congregational Meeting Scheduled

Congregational Meeting Scheduled Sunday, November 11, 11:30 a.m., Sanctuary Augustana’s congregation council has decided to hold the November 11th congregational meeting immediately after the close of the 10:30 a.m. service in the sanctuary. Please mark your calendars. Meeting action items The congregation council hosts three opportunities for you to give input and have your questions…

Trunk or Treat and Pumpkin Carving

Trunk or Treat and Pumpkin Carving for Augustana church and early learning center families and the community Sunday, October 28, 1:30 p.m., Alameda parking lot Children, Youth, and Family Ministry and Augustana Early Learning Center host Trunk or Treat and Pumpkin Carving, Sunday, October 28, 1:30 p.m., in the Alameda parking lot. Car owners are…

ELCA Disaster Response: Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence has affected our neighbors in the Carolinas and elsewhere with catastrophic flooding. Lutheran Disaster Response is coordinating with Lutheran Services Carolinas, Lutheran Family Services of Virginia and the synods to respond to this disaster. Your gifts ensure that our church will be able to provide help and hope for those whose homes have…