Longest Night: A Service of Healing and Hope
Wednesday, December 20, noon and 6:30 p.m., Christ Chapel
Everyone is invited to gather for a worship opportunity in Christ Chapel on Wednesday, December 20, at either noon or 6:30 p.m. During this season that is filled with celebrations and parties, many people have a longing for a quieter time of reflection. As we worship we’ll hear God’s promises in scripture, sing familiar hymns, and have the opportunity for prayers of healing. All are welcome; please invite your friends or neighbors to experience this meaningful service.
Fourth Sunday of Advent in the morning —
The Nativity of Our Lord in the afternoon and evening!
Celebrate the Fourth Sunday of Advent with worship at 10:30 a.m. in Augustana’s sanctuary on Sunday, December 24. Complete the Advent wreath circle of light in the morning; then welcome the light of the Christ child in the evening! Please note: no 8 a.m. worship that morning. Augustana’s nursery will be staffed for 10:30 a.m. worship.
Sunday, December 24, 3 p.m., 5 p.m., 11 p.m., Sanctuary
Celebrate the Nativity of Our Lord at Augustana with worship Christmas Eve, Sunday, December 24 at 3 p.m., 5 p.m., and 11 p.m. in the sanctuary. All services will include beloved Christmas carols, candlelight, music by Augustana’s choirs, and the nativity story as told through Luke’s gospel. Worship at 3 p.m. will offer Holy Communion and include musical leadership by AVE. Augustana’s Candlighters will process and sing at 5 p.m. worship, which also includes special musical leadership by Augustana’s children’s and handbell choirs. Hear Augustana’s Christmas Eve radio broadcast on KOA News Radio 850 AM beginning at 10 p.m. Holy Communion will also be offered at 11 p.m. worship with special musical leadership by Augustana’s Chancel Choir. At 11 p.m. candles will be provided to ALL during the singing of “Silent Night”!
Augustana’s nursery will be open but not staffed for Christmas Eve worship.
Monday, December 25, 10:30 a.m., Sanctuary
Christmas Day worship on Sunday, December 25 continues the celebration with Holy Communion and beloved carols at 10:30 a.m. in Augustana’s Sanctuary.