Congregation & Community Life

We value relationships and encourage family and intergenerational activities. Join other Augustana friends and family for fun and interactive events that build connections and share faith in new ways.

Sunday Morning Adult Forum
Sundays   |    9:45 am   SEE YOU IN THE FALL!

Forums cover a variety of educational and spiritual topics. No sign up required.

Womens Coffee & Conversation
Monday mornings   |   10:00–11:00 am   SEE YOU IN THE FALL!

Women’s Coffee and Conversation will be offered in four or five-week sessions. Each class will include instruction and discussion on a topic that connects our faith and life. Please check the calendar for specific dates.

Exploring the Word Bible Study
Thursdays   |   1:00 pm

Exploring the Word is for those who are interested in taking a deeper dive into the upcoming Sunday Scripture reading in worship. Participants are invited to bring their questions and spiritual wonderings as we seek to form a community of mutual spiritual growth and deeper understanding.

Wednesday Night Dinners
Wednesdays   |   5:30 – 6:45 pm  SEE YOU IN THE FALL!

Take a break from cooking and come to dinner before Wednesday evening activities! Dinner will be available all Wednesdays that we have programming. Menus can be found on the calendar.

Faith-Filled Yoga
Flow Class    |   Tuesdays, 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Chair Class   |   Thursdays, 10:00 – 11:00 am

Classes run continuously throughout the year.
Cost: $6 per class

Working Women of Faith
Dates vary, usually one Thursday evening every other month
Email
Susan Berg-Williams for details or to be added to the email list.   

 This “come when you can” group meets for dinner at a different restaurant each evening and focuses on how faith-life and work-life intersect. new participants are always welcome.

Men’s Meet & Eat 
Third Tuesday of each month
Email Tim Turgeon for details or to be added to the email list.

Join with Augustana men to enjoy social time and dine at a different restaurant each month. This group is informal and you are not committed to attend every month.

Upcoming Events

OWLS (Older Wiser Lutheran Seniors)  |  June 5  |  12:00 pm  |  Cost: $5/person

Join other “Older Wiser Lutherans” on June 5, beginning with lunch at 12:00 pm followed by a short program. We will welcome two detectives from Dakota County to discuss scams and fraud and how to protect ourselves. Invite your friends!

Contact

Cathy Hendrikson
Director of Congregation & Community Life
651.457.3373

Office Hours &
Building Information

Monday–Thursday
8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Fridays
8:00 am – noon

The main building entrance is located on the east side of the church and is open on Sundays and during the week. For security purposes, the north entrance is only open on Sundays and for special events.

Small Groups

  • Working Women of Faith

    Facilitator: Susan Berg-Williams

    This “come when you can” group focuses on how faith life and work life intersect. We meet at different restaurants. New participants are always welcome. Contact Susan Berg-Williams at bergwilliams@hotmail.com to be added to the email distribution list.

  • Men’s Meet and Eat

    Third Tuesday of the month

    Join with other Augustana men for a fun evening out at a different restaurant each time. The group is informal and you are not committed to attending every month. Contact Tim Turgeon at taturg@msn.com for details or to be added to the email list.

  • Quilters

    The quilting group works together to tie quilts to be donated to various local organizations. They meet on the second and fourth Tuesdays at 1:00 pm in Rooms 6/7 on the Augustana Lower Level. New members are always welcome!

  • Knitters

    The knitting group meets on Thursdays at 1:00 pm in the Augustana Library to work on prayer shawls or craft or project of your choice.