News and Events

This section includes:

  • The calendar of events(click to go to separate page), listing :
    • weekly or regular events, such as worship services
    • occasional or seasonal events
    • meetings
  • Other news that is not based on a calendar event on a certain day/time. These news items are generally announcements that are first given in the Sunday bulletin. See below.

Other news/announcements

Augustana is rolling out a new website very soon! Keep checking back for our new design and updated content.

We are also getting ready for several upcoming special events. Mark your calendars, and please join us!

August 13: join us as we thank Pella Borh for her service as Operations Administrator and bid her farewell at a special Hospitality Hour after worship. Pella will be returning to the Midwest to further her education. We are sad to see her go, but excited for her future!

August 19: Immigration Detention Visitation Training: the DC Visitation Network will conduct a training from 1:00-3:00pm for all who are interested in visiting immigrants and refugees being held in detention.

September 10: God’s Work, Our Hands Sunday! We will enjoy a pie-baking contest and auction after worship to benefit the Lutheran Church in El Salvador.

September 17: Pastor Cathy’s Installation service at Augustana – 5:00pm.

October 4: St. Francis Day Blessing of the Pets. On the church patio at 6:30pm.

October 29: the 500th anniversary of the Reformation! We will celebrate with a festive service at Augustana in the morning, and then join with Lutherans across the Synod for the Metro DC Reformation 500 Eucharist at Washington National Cathedral at 4:00 pm, with Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton preaching and presiding.

And remember: 2018 is our 100th anniversary year as a congregation! There will be special events throughout the year. A full schedule will be available by Reformation Sunday.

We welcome news updates by all committees, groups and individuals at Augustana. Please keep us updated by submitting pictures, information on events and activities, and invitations to get involved. To submit announcements or other news items,  email the church office.