Every third Saturday of the month, Augustana hosts a breakfast for our community. You can volunteer for all or part of the event, or simply come and converse with our neighbors over a meal of eggs and pancakes, meats and oatmeal. Food preparation begins at 8:00am, serving begins at 9:00am, and cleanup begins at 10:00am. Please support this … More Community Breakfast, November 16th
Dear members and friends of Augustana, A new church year is rapidly approaching, and with it the time to renew our congregational pledges. In our earlier letter, we introduced our theme for this year’s stewardship campaign: Fellowship and Formation. Our theme is an invitation to reflect on one reason why we support and participate in our church, … More Fellowship and Formation: Nov. 17th Stewardship Sunday
Saturday, November 16Whistler Woods Forest Preserve, 735 W 134th St, Riverdale, IL 60827 Our favorite naturalist, Chris Weber will lead us in a conservation activity at our favorite preserve. Please let Pastor Goede know if you are going, so we can either carpool or know to look for you at the preserve.
All Saints Day and Reading from the Book of Life – Sunday November 3rd
Our parish and campus ministry will be partnering to serve dinner with The Night Ministry on Thursday, November 7. The greatest need is on our South Side, where very few volunteer groups are willing to serve. We are going to Back of the Yards, where usuallly 150 people show up to be seen by health care workers … More Night Ministry Dinner
Sunday October 27th at Noon. Potluck – bring your favorite side dishes. Handmade bratwurst by Bruce Tammen. Homebaked pretzels by Chris Barnard. Festbier by Hugh and Jim Vondracek
Last night, a few of us commemorated what many consider to be the final violent acts of the ‘Red Summer’ of 1919, when hundreds of African Americans were killed by mobs in Elaine, Arkansas on October 3rd. In her welcoming remarks to the performance, Pastor Goede reflected on the importance of remembering the Red Summer … More Why is Bloodlines at Augustana?