Celebrating the Gifts of the Spirit: Pentecost!

A huge, busy Pentecost Sunday!  The sanctuary was filled with red helium-filled balloons.  Above is a procession the children led, as part of a Pentecost liturgy where we identified gifts of the spirit, such as understanding, wisdom, strength.  Everyone in the congregation then had the opportunity to light a candle to reflect on the gifts … More Celebrating the Gifts of the Spirit: Pentecost!

Peace Camp is Coming!

Register for Peace Camp Tuesday, June 27 – Thursday, June 29 5:30-7:30pm Programs for every age: adults, teens, and children Kids age 12 and under should attend with a parent or caregiver Each evening begins with a light supper (available at 5pm) — Stay for the campfire after conflict resolution – mindfulness – art – yoga … More Peace Camp is Coming!

Refugee Project Update

Literacy Fundraising Campaign Last month we launched a fundraising campaign to support language acquisition programming for the members of our refugee families. The campaign is going very well. So far we have raised over $8,000 to support three new literacy initiatives! Thank you so much to everyone who has already contributed. Look for an email … More Refugee Project Update

Mother Daughter Luncheon: May 20

Mother-Daughter Luncheon: May 20 The Women of Augustana Mother — Daughter Luncheon will be held on Saturday, May 20 at 12:30 in Gorder Hall. This year it will be potluck. Please RSVP via the sign-up sheet in the narthex, email at office@augustanahydepark.org, or call 773-493-6451.

March to Springfield

Two dozen people of all ages and walks of life are marching 200 miles to Springfield for a just resolution to the ongoing budget crisis. The March to Springfield Kickoff Event is tomorrow at noon at the Thompson Center, and the March ends with day of action in Springfield on May 30. Whether or not … More March to Springfield