Preach the gospel, and if necessary, use words.

Welcome to Our Church

The ministry of Augustana, of the ELCA, began in Fergus Falls nearly 138 years ago, and continues to grow and change with each passing year. We at Augustana are committed to providing meaningful, Christ-centered worship, mission opportunities to serve globally and locally, and the chance to build deeper relationships with other Christians.


Maundy Thursday Service 5:30 pm

“Maundy” comes from the same word in Latin as “Mandate.”  It is the time we especially remember Jesus’ Last Supper with his disciples.  The service will include the opportunity to receive an anointing or foot-washing and Holy Communion with those who have prepared to receive their First Communion.  First Communion students bake the bread for […]

Good Friday Service 6:30 pm (Zion Lutheran Church)

“Tenebrae” is Latin for “darkness.”  As we move through the service of lessons and hymns narrating Jesus’ crucifixion according to John’s Gospel, we extinguish candles, and sing some of the most beautiful hymns of the faith.  As we observe Lent and Holy Week together this year, Zion Lutheran Church will be hosting the Good Friday […]

Holy Saturday Easter Vigil 4:00 pm

The Easter Vigil is a festival begun by the early Christians, who chose the day in which Jesus lay in the tomb between his crucifixion and resurrection to celebrate the new life of baptism and welcome new Christians into the Body of Christ.  Our Vigil service will tell the story of God’s faithfulness through creative […]

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