Opportunities to Serve

Altar Guild

Sets up and cleans up communion each week and as needed,
Maintains albs and linens,
Changes paraments with seasons,
Polishes appointments,
Helps decorate for special services.

Assisting Minister

Reads assigned readings for worship,
Leads prayer,
Assists with the distribution of Holy Communion.

Communion Assistant

Distributes bread or wine/grape juice during Holy Communion.

Care Caller

care callers phone 10 fellow members quarterly to check in and offer a listening ear

Eucharistic Minister

Eucharistic Minister teams of two bring communion to homebound members twice a month.

Life and Growth Mission Team

Among other things, this group plans the special events for "Fun, Food, & Fellowship."

Personnel Mission Team

This group assists Pastor with personnel issues including interviewing and selecting people to fill vacancies as they occur as well as making staff salary and raises recommendations.

Piece Corps Quilters

Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm.
They make around 100 quilts each year.
Two of the members have been part of Piece Corps for over 20 years.

Property Mission Team

The older part of Augustana's building was dedicated on February 16, 1890. As with a personal home, upkeep is always needed. This mission team ensures that the building and grounds are kept in good order and repaired as necessary.

Social Concerns Mission Team

This team provides opportunities to make a difference in someone's life.
Current projects include:
Quarters - World Hunger,
Feeding people,
Personal Care Items,
Support the Troops,
Irving School supplies and mittens, coats, and caps,
Giving Tree,
Eucharistic Ministers,
Soup Kitchen.

Stewardship Mission Team

Stewardship is caretaking. God makes us stewards of everything. That's an awesome responsibility. Part of caretaking involves giving. An offertory prayer talks about giving of ourselves, our time, and our possessions. This mission team plans ways to get that message to all members.

Sunday School Teacher

Shares the good news of God's love with our children by teaching Bible stories.

Technical Assistants

This group runs the laptop with the PowerPoint presentation and the sound system. Tech will turn on the systems, set the screen and projectors, and make sure the microphones are turned on and ready.


Distributes bulletins,
Counts people in attendance,
Assists people who need a little help,
Is aware of potential problems,
Gives directions in case of emergency.

Vacation Bible School

Preschool to Grade 5

Worship and Music Mission Team

The most visible ministry that any church does is the worship service. This mission team works closely with Pastor to provide members and visitors with an experience that is God-centered worship. This group meets quarterly to plan upcoming services and review those which have taken place.