Christmas caroling at Montgomery PlaceThursday, December 12, at 5pm, 6pm & 7:15pm A fun evening of visiting homebound members and our friends at Montgomery Place. We sing to rehab patients on the second floor at 5pm, visit homebound members at 6pm and return to Montgomery Place to sing with residents at 7:15pm. Come for all … More Christmas Caroling
Advent Evening Prayer is an opportunity to step away from the holiday frenzy of advertising, jingles and commercialism. Hit the ‘reset’ button at Augustana and spend a quiet hour preparing for the Light of the World. Wednesday December 4th at 7 pm: With our partners in the South Conference at First Trinity Lutheran Church, Bridgeport, … More Advent Evening Prayer
Augustana’s annual celebration of our Swedish origins, our commemoration of Sankta Lucia (Saint Lucy) is coming up on Sunday December 15th at the 10:45 am service. We’ll celebrate with a potluck afterwards. Please look for the sign-up sheets in the narthex, for volunteers for the pageant and for the potluck. Last year, Lise Sveen wrote … More Feastday of Sankta Lucia, Dec. 15th
Previously known as the Lutheran Choir of Chicago, Lux Cantorum Chicago presents their December 2019 program – Joy – at Augustana, on Friday December 6th, at 7:30 pm. Come hear this seasonal concert of sacred music in the Augustana Nave’s excellent acoustics.
The Rev. Dr. Philip Hefner is a member at Augustana, faculty emeritus at LSTC, and with his wife, Neva, a resident at Montgomery Place retirement community. The Gift of Thanksgiving is a sermon he prepared and preached at Montgomery Place. Nov. 26, 2019 My reflections this evening will be very personal. My wish is that … More The Gift of Thanksgiving
Hyde Park-Kenwood Interfaith Council and Rockefeller Chapel Keynote Address by Dean of the Chapel Maurice CharlesPerformances by the Chicago Children’s Choir Thursday, November 28, at 11am Thanksgiving potluck immediately following the service at Augustanasponsored by the Chicago Hyde Park Village People of all ages welcome; bring food to share with others
For our celebration of Christ the King Sunday, Cantor Padraig McGuire put together a performance of Vivaldi’s Gloria by an expanded version of the Augustana choir, featuring violinists Elizabeth McCreless and Caroline Wooten. Antonio Vivaldi wrote at least three settings of the hymn Gloria in Excelsis Deo, whose words date back to the early church … More Vivaldi and Violins