Events in 2017
The Chapel hosts special
events throughout the year as listed below. Call Augustana
Lutheran Church at 309-521-8127 for current schedule information.
Augustana Founders Day Service
Sunday, April 30, 4:00 pm
This service celebrates the 157th anniversary of the Augustana
Lutheran Church in America and the 167th anniversary of the Andover
Lutheran congregation. The speaker will be Jason Mahn, Associate
Professor of Religion, Augustana College. He is the Chair of the
Religion Department and Director of the Pre-Seminary Program. His
focus will be on the Reformation.
Pastor Dan Witkowski from First
Lutheran Church in Moline will lead the service. Music will be
provided by Pastor Cliff Schmidt, soloist, and Deanna Swanson,
organist, both from Augustana Lutheran Church in Andover. Following
the service, light refreshments will be provided by Swedona Lutheran
Birdies for Charity
The Jenny Lind Chapel is participating
in the John Deere Classic Golf Tournament
Birdies for Charity pledge program. This is a great way to provide
funds for the Chapel ministry.
The official pledge card is available
at the Chapel or it may be
downloaded and printed. In filling out the card, the charity
name is "Jenny Lind Chapel" and the Bird Number is 1955. The
address for sending in your pledge card is Birdies for Charity, 15623 Coaltown Rd, East Moline, IL 61244.
All pledge cards must be received by July 14, 2017.
"More Fun on 81" Festival
Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4
Andover Lake Park and nearby sites -
Every Sunday, June 4-August 27, 7:00 pm
Brief evening worship and a variety of music conducted by area congregations.
June 4 - Pr. Randy Swanson,
Cambridge Lutheran, Cambridge
June 11 - Dr. Randy Mullins, Calvary Lutheran, New Windsor
June 18 - K. Krewer, Deacon, Christ Anglican Church, Moline
July 2 - Pr. Larry Conway, Trinity Lutheran, Moline
||Pr. John Leaf,
Retired, Moline. Music by Ylva Stenberg, 2017 Jenny Lind Scholar from Sweden. She will be
accompanied by Allan Timofeitchik. They will also present a
concert at First Lutheran Church in Moline at 7:00 pm on
Saturday, June 24.
July 9 - Pr. Mike Lawyer, St. Paul Lutheran, Orion
July 16 - Pr. Don Knowles, Calvary Lutheran, Moline
July 23 - Hymn Sing, Deanna Swanson, Augustana Lutheran, Andover
Please bring a hymnal you have used in the
past with recommended selections.
July 30 - Pr. Reed Pedersen, Augustana Lutheran, Andover
August 6 -
Pr. Karen Ullestad, Zion
August 13 - open
August 20 - Pr. Michel Clark, Grace Lutheran, Knoxville
August 27 - Pr. Randy Willers, Salem Lutheran, Moline
Reformation Anniversary Service
Sunday, September 24, 4:00 pm
An ecumenical service will be held at Augustana Lutheran Church in
Andover to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. It will
include portions of the Common Prayer Service compiled by the Liturgical
Task Force of the Lutheran-Roman Catholic Commission on Unity. The
ecumenical commemoration of the 500 years of Reformation reflects in its
basic liturgical structure this theme of thanksgiving, repentance and
common witness and communion.
The message will be given by Sister
Marilyn Ring, who lives at St. Mary Monastery in Rock Island, and served
for several years as a chaplain at Augustana College. The liturgist will
be Pastor Michel Clark from Knoxville, Assistant to the Bishop of the
Northern Illinois Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
An ecumenical choir will be led by Ben Holmes who is the director of
choirs at Moline's Wilson Middle School, director of the Ascension
Ringers bell choir at Augustana College, and Ascension Chapel
accompanist at Augustana College. The organist will be Chris Nelson, organist and
director of music at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Davenport. Light
refreshments will be served following the service.
28th Annual Andover Christmas Walk
Saturday, December 2, 4:45-8:00 pm
Andover Lake Park, Legion Building, and Jenny Lind Chapel
47th Annual Joy of Christmas with
Wednesday, December 6, 7:30 pm
This event starts at Augustana Lutheran Church in Andover and ends at
the candle-lit Jenny Lind Chapel for communion. Students and faculty from Augustana
College join the community for this beautiful service of worship and
Community Candlelight Christmas Eve
Sunday, December 24, 11:00 pm
Julotta - early Christmas morning service at Augustana Church
December 25, 6:30 am
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