Serve Our Faith Community

God’s gifts of grace come in many forms. Each of you has received a gift in order to serve others. You should use it faithfully.
—1 Peter 4:10

We are all God’s hands in the world. Augustana is not complete without you and the gifts you share. If you need help discovering where you fit, contact us. We can help you identify your gifts and get you connected.

Usher
Hand out bulletins, help people find seating, collect the offering, and perform other duties as assigned by the pastors.

Summer Drive-in Usher
Hand out bulletins, take the offering, and perform other duties assigned by the pastors.

Reader
Read scripture lessons from the pulpit during Sunday morning worship services. (September to May)

Communion Helper
Prepare for Holy Communion; fill cups with wine, clean up.

Information Center Host
Staff the Information Center. With more than 750 people coming through the building on any given Sunday morning, the Information Center is an important resource for both members and visitors.

Auggie Van Driver
Provide transportation to church for those who need it.

Congregational Dinner
Help with the Wednesday night Congregational Dinner, served from 5:15 to 6:15 pm. Duties include set up, food serving, and clean up. The time commitment is one Wednesday every month.

Serve at Funerals
Set up, serve, and clean up following funeral lunches.

Blood Pressure Screenings
Help with blood pressure screenings on the third Sunday of each month between worship services. Need R.N., L.P.N., and hospitality workers.

Health-related events
Help plan and coordinate events such as the “Steppin’ Out in Faith” walk, health workshops, and flu shot clinics.

Blood Drive
Recruit donors and work at the annual March blood drive in March.

The Gathering (respite program for caregivers)
Plan weekly activities on the first and third Tuesdays of the month.  Help with activities, serve lunch, and socialize with participants.

Befrienders
This group of lay people extend the love of Christ from neighbor-to-neighbor and friend-to-friend through a ministry of listening and care-giving. Befrienders are trained through Lutheran Social Services.

Caring Casseroles Ministry
Prepare and deliver a food dish to families experiencing life challenges.

Care Team
Assist families experiencing life challenges by providing transportation to medical appointments, grocery shopping, etc.

Wedding
Assist pastors and wedding party in various ways the day of the rehearsal and on the wedding day.

Contact

Cathy Hendrikson
chendrikson@augustana.com