Check out our December calendar for seasonal concerts, fellowship, fun, and service.
Longest Night: A Service of Healing and Hope
Wednesday, December 21, noon and 6:30 p.m., Christ Chapel
Everyone is invited to gather for a new worship opportunity in Christ Chapel on Wednesday, December 21, 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.
Saturday, December 24, 3 p.m., 5 p.m., 11 p.m., Sanctuary
Celebrate the Nativity of Our Lord at Augustana with worship Christmas Eve, Saturday, 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 AM Radio KOA 850 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 staffed for 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. worship.
Sunday, 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.
Please note: There will be NO 8 a.m. worship on Sunday, December 25. The normal schedule, with worship at both 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., will resume on Sunday, January 1, 2017.