Who knew it would take so long to make 150 peanut butter sandwiches? (a half dozen people working for three hours, going through six giant jars). Many hands pitched in to make 150 hot evening meals for guests of The Night Ministry at their Back of the Yards stop. Thanks to Jackie Bishop, Judy Merritt-Morgan, … More Night Ministry Chili Dinner
Whistler WoodsNine teens and adults had a fun trip on a beautiful day to Whistler Woods last week. More than that, they learned about forest conservation and helped make the woods a healthier place. Did you know that forests can get too old? That some trees poison their neighbors in order to snatch all of … More Whistler Woods
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