This Week's Announcements

Welcome to all visitors,
we have been expecting you!

Augustana Lutheran Church is a welcoming, caring congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America where our motto is "Visitors Expected!" We offer opportunities for worship, spiritual growth and fellowship and express our faith and love to others in the name of Jesus Christ.

December 2017
General FundCIP / Ceiling Fund
Receipts $47,254.63 $12,342.50
Payments $18,517.86 $2,125.13
Balance $28,736.77 $10,217.37
$219,395.93 $31,546.50
$208,713.28 $21,111.55
$10,682.65 $10,434.95

Servers: Sunday, January 7, 2018
Acolytes: Sydnee Wynn and Abbie Dickman
Greeters: Baier Family
Assisting Minister: Lexy Baier
Communion Assistants: Ollie Nygard and Noah Dickman
Eucharistic Ministers: Marian Erickson and Judy Swanson
Technical Assistant: Emily Fleckenstein

Servers: Sunday, January 14, 2018
Acolytes: Mia Hall and Dawson Trobaugh
Greeters: Terry & Debbie McAllister
Assisting Minister: Caleb Christopherson
Communion Assistants: Beth Schwaderer and Marian Erickson
Eucharistic Ministers: N/A
Technical Assistant: Marlene Levine


The Social Concerns Benevolence Event for January: Did you get a lump of “coal” for Christmas? How about an inappropriate-age toy for your child? The book you already have? The clothes that really aren't “you”?
Don’t find a place in your closet and then throw them away next year! Bring them to church now and we will find a place for them. Mom’s Place Mom’s Place (formerly Mission of the Messiah) will be happy to receive these items.

The Annual Augustana Congregation Meeting and the Annual Augustana Foundation Meeting will take place on Sunday, January 28 at 11:30. Please make plans to attend. Council openings: Jeff Levine and Lila Plambeck may run again. Dick Lindblom has served two terms. Jean Huff resigned this year. We have 4 openings.
Foundation openings: Jenna Liberto and Dave Madsen have served two terms. We have 2 openings.
We will also elect two or three voting members (one male, one female, and possibly one youth)
for the Western Iowa Synod Assembly which will be held in Sioux City June 8-10.
Written reports need to be to Bobbi by Monday, January 22. Thank you.

New member class. Pastor Del will be leading an information session for those who would like to become members of Augustana on Sunday, January 21 at 3:00 pm in the Augsburg Room.

There are several ways to find out more about Augustana! Copies of the Trumpeter, Augustana’s monthly newsletter, are available in the entryway for visitors. Look for us on the web at Check us out on Facebook! Augustana Lutheran, Sioux City is the name of our page.

Large print bulletins are available upon request.

Unstaffed nursery is available for your use.

Staff: Rev. Del Olivier-Pastor; Diana Wooley-Director of Music; Bob Barry and Shannon Peterson-Organists; Bob Barry, Heidi Graben, Angela Iversen, Shannon Peterson-Pianists; Heidi Graben-Celebration Choir Accompanist; Mark Kochen-Sexton; Bobbi Laskowske-Office Administrator.

AWE Musicians: Heidi Graben and Angela Iversen-Pianists; Heidi Graben, Emily Fleckenstein, Shelley Hexom, Angela Iversen, Jenna Liberto, and Lindsey Rixner-Vocalists; Pete Iversen-Electric Bass; Dave Madsen-Percussion; Matt Rixner-Guitar.