Spend an evening with these six professional Russian singers as they share the musical heritage of the Russian Orthodox Church and the traditions of Russian folk music. Reception to follow. Cosponsored by St. Makarios Orthodox Mission of Hyde Park Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 7 pm Purchase tickets here
Silent Auction Items An Evening with Thaddeus Tukes for Shelley Barnard Friday March 22, 7 – 9 pm Make Two Matching Ceramic Mugs (Five Available) Offered by Dorothy Pytel; she studies pottery and uses the studio at the Hyde Park Art Center You choose the size and design, including names if you would like Valued … More Silent Auction Items for an Evening with Thaddeus Tukes
Hyde Park vibraphonist and composer Thaddeus Tukes will play at Augustana on Friday, March 22, from 7pm to 9pm at a benefit to raise money for Shelley Barnard, our parish administrator, during a time of low income and high medical bills for her and her family. You can help by: ++buying tickets for both you … More An Evening with Thaddeus Tukes for Shelley Barnard
Since I preached about the four martyred church women in El Salvador, The New York Times published a story that gives the full picture of how those long ago events still reverberate today. “MS-13, Trump, and America’s Stake in El Salvador’s GangWar: U.S. investment is guiding the fight to contain the violence in El Salvador, … More Four Martyred Church Women in El Salvador
by Lise Sveen December 13th is the feast day of Santa Lucia, commemorating Lucia of Syracuse. She was martyred in 304 by Diocletian. Lucia and her mother were nobles. Lucia was engaged to be married to a pagan. Her mother had had a long and serious illness, and Lucia prayed at the tomb of the … More Why Do We Celebrate Sankta Lucia?
On Sunday, November 11th, as a part of our Stewardship focus in November, we worked through an exercise on stewarding our health and families as we look ahead to the reality of our deaths. This exercise is intended as a communications tool – to help us clarify our thoughts and communicate them with family and … More Stewarding our Health and Families
November 2018 Dear Members and Friends of Augustana: As the Augustana community works on our plans for ministry at Augustana in 2019, we also need to think about our personal financial engagement in that ministry. Practically speaking, we need to estimate our income for budget purposes, but just as importantly, this is a time for … More Deepening Roots, Growing Branches, Bearing Fruit