Augustana celebrates its 90th anniversary in 2019. Anniversary events will include the following:
March 9, 2019 - March 9 is the actual date of the 90th anniversary.
March 10, 2019 - Augustana’s 90th Anniversary Service will be held on Sunday, March 10 beginning at 10:30 a.m. Guest Preacher will be Dr. Gordon Jensen. A Swedish themed lunch will follow at 12 p.m.
May 24, 2019 - “Growing in Faith: A Choral Celebration” on Friday, May 24 will feature Augustana Choir and special guests. The program will begin at 7:30 p.m. A freewill offering will be taken. Refreshments will follow.
June 21, 2019 - Former members and others who love to sing are invited to join the Augustana Choir as it prepares for the June 22 Celebration Banquet and the June 23 Celebration Service. Practice starts at 7 p.m.
June 22, 2019 - A Celebration Banquet will be held at the Western Development Museum on June 22. The reception will begin at 5:30 p.m., with dinner to follow at 6:30 p.m. The banquet will feature musical entertainment, an address by former Bishop Don Sjoberg and greetings from former pastors. Tickets are $35 for adults, $10 for children aged 4-11, and free for children aged 0-3. For tickets, contact Ron Belke at 306-373-1911.
June 23, 2019 - A Celebration Service will be held on June 23, 2019, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Guest Preacher will be Bishop Sid Haugen. The service will use the Hosanna Jazz Liturgy.
June 29, 2019 - Augustana will participate in a joint celebration with Zion Lutheran Church, which is marking 100 years in 2019. At 2 p.m. there will be a gathering at the original Zion location at the corner of Eastlake Avenue and 11th Street. Refreshments will follow at Augustana at 3 p.m.