Priesthood of all Believers If you’ve been thinking of following Luther’s advice and becoming a worship assistant, September is a good time to do this. We have a need for assisting ministers, communion ministers, readers, and sacristans, for both the 8:15 and the 10:45 services. Just email Shelley Barnard at firstname.lastname@example.org and tell her which role you … More
Coming this summer Augustana Flea Market Saturday, August 25 8am to 2pm Rent a table, empty your closets and make money – Find treasures for your new place We’re gearing up for our flea market on August 25th–now is the time to think about signing up to have a table! The market will be Saturday, … More Augustana Flea Market – Saturday August 25th
After several years of invaluable service to Augustana Lutheran Church, Elizabeth McCreeless has accepted another position. Although she is difficult to replace, Augustana member Shelley Barnard is giving it her best shot. If you’re in the building at any time between 10-2:30 on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, or Friday, please stop in and say “hi.”
As we prepare for Peace Camp next week, I’ve been thinking about what makes for peace, and why it’s vital to our lives. My thoughts this week have been about hope, that crucial component of second chances. Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain have been on my mind these past couple of weeks. Kate Spade was … More Are You Finding Hope in Your Life?
June 9, 2018 Dear Friend: What a vibrant, life-filled Pentecost we celebrated at Augustana this year! It reminded us of all the gifts we – the church and our community at Augustana – share with the rest of the world. Like the apostles after Pentecost, we have a special message and a special way of … More 13th Month
Peace Camp 2018: Second Chances June 26-28 A program cosponsored by Augustana and the Baha’i Community of Hyde Park Dinner at 5, program 5:30-7:30, campfire to follow, at Augustana Have you ever gotten a second chance that made a difference in your life? Some of the ministry we support at Augustana is all about second chances, for … More Peace Camp 2018: Second Chances June 26-28
During this month of looking forward to Peace Camp, I’d like to spend some time each week meditating on things that make for peace, like mercy. That’s what makes our Peace Camp theme this year, “Second Chances,” possible. After all, a second chance is only possible when someone decides to practice mercy, to extend the … More Mercy vs. Drug Addicts: How Many Chances Should Someone Get?