AHA Gathering VII – June 10-13, 2010

Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois
Tentative Schedule of Events

Thursday – June 10

10:00 am–4:00 pm Tour to Andover (Jenny Lind Chapel, Augustana Lutheran Church, cemetery walk, drive by children’s home location) and First Lutheran, Moline. Myron Fogde will give talk at the Jenny Lind Chapel and two churches. (Lunch will be provided.)

1:00–8:00 Registration – Centennial Hall

3:00–3:45 Tour of Art Gallery – Centennial Hall (Limit of 30 people with sign–up at registration.)

4:00 Choir rehearsal

5:30 Dinner

6:50 Hymn Sing – Centennial Hall

7:30 Opening Worship – Eucharist with Augustana Liturgy – Centennial Hall
Presiding Minister: The Rev. Dr. Donald Sjoberg
Preacher: Archbishop Anders Wejryd Reception

Friday – June 11

7:00–8:30 am Breakfast

8:45 Hymn sing and morning devotions Centennial Hall

9:15 Plenary Session — “Augustana and the Global Church” The Rev. Dr. Norman A. Hjelm

10:15–10:45 Coffee Break

10:45 Interest Groups

Noon Lunch (Box lunches and reunions)

1:30 pm Plenary Session— “Augustana and the Future of Christian Education” led by college presidents — Dr. Steven C. Bahls, Augustana College; Dr. Edward F. Leonard III, Bethany; and Dr. Jack R. Ohle, Gustavus Adolphus.

3:00–3:30 Break

3:30–4:30 Interest Groups

4:30 Choir rehearsal

5:30 Dinner

6:30 Midsummer celebration – Quad – Bishop Hill Dancers

8:00 Jenny Lind Singer Concert in Centennial Hall by Astrid Robillard, mezzo-soprano, of the Royal Opera Academy of Sweden

9:15 Reception

Saturday – June 12

7:00–8:30 am Breakfast

8:45 Hymn sing and morning devotions Centennial Hall

9:15 Plenary Session— Augustana and Lutheran Identity in America” The Rev. Arland Hultgren

10:15–10:45 Break

10:45 Interest groups

Noon Lunch – Box lunches and reunion gatherings

1:30 pm Plenary Session— “Lutherans in Society and Augustana”— Dr. Larry Rasmussen

2:30–2:45 Break

2:45–3:25 Afternoon Events/Tours

3:35–4:15 Afternoon Events/Tours

3:30 Choir rehearsal

4:30 Augustana Heritage Association, official meeting—Centennial Hall

6:00 Swedish Smörgåsbord

7:30 Entertainment—Centennial Hall

8:00 Plenary Session— Archbishop Anders Wejryd

9:15 Reception with Ice Cream Social

Sunday – June 13

7:00–8:30 am Breakfast

8:45 Hymn Sing

9:00 Plenary Session (open forum) — Bishop Mark Hanson

10:00–10:30 Break

10:30 Eucharist (Service Book and Hymnal, Setting two)
Presiding Minister: The Rev. Dr. Maria Erling
Preacher: Bishop Mark Hanson

Noon Lunch

Book store hours – 12 noon to 2 pm

Gathering Organist – Jack Swanson
Gathering Choir Director – Jon Hurty