St. Francis’ Day Blessing of the Animals

Sunday October 7, 10:45 am Animals join their keepers in a worship service that’s all about the place of the creeping, crawling, slithering and swimming in our lives. Bring your friends to our carpetless, spill-proof sanctuary for a blessing. Animals should be on a leash or controlled/contained in some way. Certificates of blessing and treats … More St. Francis’ Day Blessing of the Animals

Hyde Park Jazz Festival: Thaddeus Tukes & Alexis Lombré

Saturday September 29th, 3:00 pm Augustana Lutheran Church of Hyde Park (Woodlawn and 55th) Augustana is hosting a free concert by Thaddeus Tukes and Alexis Lombre, organized by the Hyde Park Jazz Festival.  The Augustana sanctuary is a great venue for music and its lively acoustics will show off this vibraphone and piano duo’s delightful … More Hyde Park Jazz Festival: Thaddeus Tukes & Alexis Lombré

God’s Work, Our Hands

This Sunday, September 9th, volunteers will be sent from the 10:45 service to two sites in Hyde Park as part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America’s annual national day of service, known as God’s Work, Our Hands.  Nancy Dishno is our coordinator for the event and we will be working at a community garden and a … More God’s Work, Our Hands

Flea Market Photos

Rich Hensey took some photos from last Saturday’s Flea Market that Augustana hosted.  Community members rented tables and sold their crafts, art or garage sale stuff.  Campus Ministry also had a table.  A big thank you to everyone who worked on this event!    

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 and tell her which role you … More