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Augustana Chaplaincy

About us

Augustana Chaplaincy is an integral part of the student experience. Rooted in the Lutheran tradition, it is ecumenical in scope as it accompanies the community on a journey of educating the whole person - body, mind and spirit.

Students of all faiths and those with no faith background are welcome to be a part of and contribute to the Chaplaincy program.

Chaplaincy at Augustana has three components:

  1. It provides community building activities for all.
  2. It upholds multi-faith celebrations. Students are encouraged to contact the Chaplaincy team if there is a tradition of any spirituality that they would like to see celebrated on campus.
  3. It provides a place of Christian worship and community.

We extend a warm welcome to all students and uphold a safe space for all sexual orientations and gender identities to be celebrated.

Faith-Based Activities

Holy Communion + Soup & Fellowship

Wednesday’s @5:30pm in the Chapel

TGIF Worship Service + Pastor Craig’s

Handcrafted Gelato to follow!

Friday’s 12:30-1:00pm in the Chapel

Mindfulness Drop-In Sessions

Thursdays at 11:00am Online

Connect with a Chaplain from another faith tradition

FEATURED

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What’s Cookin’ Soup Supper 2022

Date: Sunday, March 13, 2022
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: To Be Determined by COVID-19

SWEET

“How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey my mouth!”

Save The Date! For Augustana Chaplaincy Council’s annual fundraiser. We are aiming to raise $12,500 this year. These dollars are used to support the chaplaincy program at the University of Alberta, Augustana Campus in Camrose. This program enables us to fund the services of a Chaplain (Rev. Craig Wentland) and several student chaplains (6 fantastic, committed, outgoing young adults) whose presence on the campus of Augustana provides support to the whole student body. Please plan to join us for this important event.

Ongoing Activities 

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Soup Supper

A free meal for on and off-campus staff, students, and community members. Join us for soup brought to you by The Borough.

Tuesday’s @5:00pm in the Faith & Life Lounge

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SCORE!

A community marketplace of reciprocity where all are free to take and give. This huge annual event is held in the Forum every fall. Don’t miss out on the fashion show!

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Reciprocity Shelf

This community supports itself with a shelf. All are welcome to share and receive snacks and food from the reciprocity shelf. It is located in the Wellness Space of the Forum.

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Services

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Giving

Augustana Chaplaincy is a renewed, reinvigorated and vital element of the Augustana experience we all treasure. If you would like to make a gift to Augustana Chaplaincy, you may do so either online through the link below or by printing out and mailing in the Giving Form.

Give Here

Mailing Form

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Pastoral Counseling

Pastoral Care is for persons of all faith and non-faith traditions and spiritualities, wherever you are on your journey.

To make an appointment with Pastor Craig, email craigw@ualberta.ca.

Office: 2nd Floor Library 2-141

Phone: 780.679.1535

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Multi-faith Prayer Room

Located in the Faith & Life Lounge, the Multi-Faith Prayer Room is a space for anyone of any faith or spirituality to use.

Please email augchap@ualberta.ca if there are any additional supplies you would request for this space.