Ascension Day Worship and Luncheon with Rev. Barbara Lundblad

Thursday, May 10 – 10:30 am

Ascension Chapel

This year, Augustana College is delighted that Rev. Barbara Lundblad will be our preacher for Ascension Day. We invite you to join us for worship followed by lunch and conversation with Rev. Lundblad. Please RSVP to Connie Huntley for lunch reservations. Please note the time change from past years! The service will begin at 10:30 am.

Barbara Kay Lundblad,’ 66 is the Joe R. Engle Professor Emerita of Preaching at Union Theological Seminary in New York City. She received a B.A. in English from Augustana College, the M.Div. from Yale Divinity School, and the D.D. from Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. An ordained minister of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, she served 16 years as a parish pastor in New York City, as well as campus pastor at Lehman College and New York University. She has taught preaching at Yale Divinity School, Princeton Theological Seminary, Hebrew Union College, and in the D.Min. program of the Association of Chicago Theological Schools. In 2007, she served as president of the Academy of Homiletics. Her teaching interests include preaching in partnership with the congregation, preaching and social transformation, new forms of preaching, and preaching as an integral part of worship.