“Hate, Then and Now” Joe Levin, a co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center, will speak on “Hate, Then and Now” on Thursday, February 22, at 6:30pm at Augustana. The SPLC is the premier U.S. non-profit organization monitoring the activities of domestic hate groups.They currently track more than 1,600 extremist groups operating across the country. They publish … More Hate, Then and Now
Ash Wednesday Worship Wednesday, February 14, at 7:30pm The sanctuary will be open for prayer and meditation from 11am to 2pm; during that time, ashes will be available from one of the pastors. It may seem like a strange thing to be proud of, but Lutherans are all over it when it comes to sin. We think about … More Ash Wednesday Reflection
Welcome to Padraig! This week in worship, we welcome Padraig McGuire as our interim cantor. Padraig is an interim pastor in the synod and a former member of Augustana. Welcome, Padraig!
Do you like tasty food, football, great commercials, and fun? If you said YES to at least two of these, join Rich & Lisa Hensey in Gorder Hall for SUPERBOWL PARTY II, Sunday, February 4th from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. BYOB (bring your own beverages), LYKAH (leave your kids at home), and BYFSTS (bring your … More Super Bowl 2018 Party!
A new midweek daytime Bible study is beginning on Thursday, January 18. Come at noon, bring your lunch, and take a deeper dive into the Book of Life.
Each week throughout 2017 in the narthex, we kept track of the number of people killed so far in the year. For comparison, we had the number killed in 2016, 746. Do you know how many people were killed in 2017? Was it more or less than in 2016? And how many shot and … More Reflecting on Gun Violence
We at Augustana are privileged to worship every Sunday with scholars from Africa and many other countries. They connect us in an especially close way with our brothers and sisters all over that continent and throughout the world. This week, Donald Trump’s crude words about all the countries and peoples of Africa clearly show his racist disregard … More A statement from Augustana in Response to Donald Trump’s Words this Week