Events in 2018
The Chapel hosts special events throughout the year as listed below. Call Augustana Lutheran Church at 
309-521-8127 for current schedule information.

Founders Day Service
Sunday, April 29, 4:00 pm
This service celebrates the 158th anniversary of both the Augustana Lutheran Church in America and Augustana College and Theological Seminary and the 168th anniversary of the Andover Lutheran congregation in Andover. The speaker will be Pastor Richard Prigge, Augustana College Chaplain. He will give the message, "The Last Word is Life."

Deanna Swanson from Augustana Lutheran Church in Andover will be the organist and Jeana Fors of Galesburg will provide instrumental music. Light refreshments will be served following the service by members of First Lutheran Church in Moline.

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 13, 2018.

"More Fun on 81" Festival
Saturday, June 2 and Sunday, June 3
Andover Lake Park and nearby sites
 - details

Jenny Lind Scholar from Sweden
Sunday, June 24, 7:00 pm, First Lutheran Church, Moline
Soloist - Kine Sandtrø, Accompanist - Julia Sjöstedt

Every Sunday, June 3 - August 26, 7:00 pm
Brief evening worship and a variety of music conducted by area congregations.

   June 3 - Pr. Randy Swanson, Messiah Lutheran, Galva
   June 10 - Hymn Sing, Deanna Swanson, Augustana Lutheran, Andover
   June 17 - Pr. Larry Conway, Trinity Lutheran, Moline
   June 24 
No Vespers
   July 1 - K. Klewer, Deacon, Christ Anglican Church, Moline
   July 8 - Pr. Karen Ullestad, Zion Lutheran, Davenport
   July 15 - 
Pr. Cliff Schmidt, interim at Grace Lutheran, Knoxville
   July 22 - 
Pr. Reed Pedersen, Augustana Lutheran, Andover
   July 29 - Pr. Don Knowles, Calvary Lutheran, Moline and St. James Lutheran, Rock Island
   August 5 - Pr. Julie Monnard, Calvary Lutheran, New Windsor
   August 12 - 
Pr. Christopher Lee, First Lutheran, Rock Island
   August 19 - 
Pr. Laura Kamprath, First Lutheran, Geneseo
   August 26 - Pr. Randy Willers, Salem Lutheran, Moline

Annual Swedish Högmässa

Sunday, September 30, 4:00 pm
Pastor Jeff LinmanService with liturgy and music in Swedish and sermon in English. Pastor Jeff Linman will be the preacher. This will be his last day serving as part-time pastor of Renewal and Redevelopment at First Lutheran Church in Monmouth, and his last day living in Illinois. Following the service, he and his wife, Pam, will be driving to Franklin, North Carolina where he is certain a new ministry/adventure awaits.

John Norton from Trinity Church in Moline will conduct the liturgy in Swedish for this Svensk Högmässa service, and Deanna Swanson from Augustana Church in Andover will be the organist. Light refreshments will be served following the service by members of St. Paul Church in Orion.

Celebrating 150 Years
Sunday, November 18, 3:00 pm
Special service celebrating the 150th anniversary of the move of worship services from the Chapel to the "new" church. The service starts at the Chapel and ends after the worshipers walk to nearby Augustana Church.

29th Annual Andover Christmas Walk
Saturday, December 1, 4:45-8:00 pm
Andover Lake Park, Legion Building, and Jenny Lind Chapel

48th Annual Joy of Christmas with Augustana College
Wednesday, December 5, 7:30 pm
Students and faculty from Augustana College join the community for this beautiful service of worship and music that starts at Augustana Lutheran Church in Andover. The Christmas story will be read in several different languages.

The service concludes with a procession to the Jenny Lind Chapel, which is illuminated by 100 candles, and where Holy Communion will be celebrated to the strains of familiar Christmas carols. Refreshments will be served in Luther Hall immediately after the service.

Community Candlelight Christmas Eve Service
Monday, December 24, 11:00 pm

168th Annual Julotta - early Christmas morning service at Augustana Church
Tuesday, December 25, 6:30 am

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