Being Good Stewards Together by Pastor Goede We’ve taken some steps recently at Augustana to be better stewards of everything entrusted to us. Our Stewardship Committee has added some members and made some exciting plans. Our members now include Jim Vondracek, Gina Guaderrama, Celeste Garrett and Carol Albright. We’ve hired a bookkeeper for a … More Stewardship Summer 2017
An interesting and helpful piece in Christianity Today on the hatred and violence in Charlottesville.
Monday August 14th, Noon – 1 pm, Kluczyniski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street. Join the interfaith community of Chicago for a prayerful gathering of solidarity with the people of Charlottesville – and all those who courageously resist the white supremacist racism that grips our country. Our gathering will summon the most sacred elements of … More Interfaith Service for Charlottesville
During Peace Camp, Robin Mitchell led both adults and kids in painting paving stones to line our fence along 55th Street. We’ll finish the project on Sunday, July 23 and Sunday, July 30. If you’d like to help with this, wear clothes to church that you don’t mind splattering with paint. Otherwise, you don’t have … More Paving Stones Project
On July 9th, the congregation voted to call Rev. Kwame Pitts as our new campus pastor. She has been serving Redeemer Lutheran Church in South Holland since graduating from the Lutheran School of Theology in 2015. She brings a passion for social justice, having been a founder during her seminary years of Seminarians for Justice … More Welcome, Pastor Pitts!
Gradual hymn. That is the only title in our service order that reflects the old liturgical Latin names. Gradual is originally a noun, not an adjective meaning something like edging forward. Rather, it is based on the Latin word gradus, meaning step. It reflects the time before the lessons were read from a lectern ( … More Gradual Hymn