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.
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?
This is a day to remember that God’s creation includes more than people, but also the furry and slithering, winged and web-footed. Bring your dog or cat, fish or snake for a blessing when we commemorate St. Francis, who preached to the flocks of birds around him. Animals can stay with you throughout the service in … More St. Francis’ Day Blessing of the Animals: Sunday October 6th 10:45am
On Sunday, September 22, Care Lawrence will join Esther Menn to discuss “Resistance in World War II.” This will be the second session in the series that started with Bruce Tammen and Esther discussing Poland, Ukraine, and the Nazi death camps of World War II. Part 3 will take place September 29 with a discussion … More Never Forget: Education Series
On October 3 of 1919, the United States’ Red Summer finally came to its bloody conclusion with the massacre of African Americans at Elaine, Arkansas. Come and commemorate all those who died that summer here in Chicago and throughout the United States, and all that has happened since. NON:op Open Opera Works’ sound art installation … More Blood Lines Live Performance, Thursday October 3rd, 7 pm