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Welcome to Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Church! 

Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Church is a Christian community dedicated to growing the personal faith of its members, strengthening the support and connection between its members and becoming a religious resource in its urban neighborhood surroundings.  GA thrives through a foundation of service to Christ and a commitment to spiritual development and outreach.

We have been a source of spiritual and community strength in the Gramercy Park area for over 150 years.  We recently launched Open Arms Preschool - founded on the philosophy that play is a child's vehicle for learning.

We are within walking distance to many of Manhattan's east side neighborhoods including Kips Bay, Peter Cooper Village & Stuyvesant Town, the Lower East Side, and Murray Hill.  We are conveniently located to public transportation.

Please join us - Renewing Faith and Building Community.

Join us for Sunday worship.
All are welcome!

 

9:00 AM

Abbreviated Service with Holy Communion

Chapel

10:00 AM Adult Bible Study  Church Office

11:00 AM

Full Liturgy Service with Holy Communion

Sanctuary

12:30 PM Sunday School for Children Classrooms

12:30 PM

Fellowship time
(coffee and snacks)

Fellowship Hall

 

 

 

155 East 22nd Street  • New York, NY 10010  • 212-674-0739 • info@gachurchnyc.org
155 East 22nd Street
New York, NY 10010
212-674-0739

♫♬ GA is seeking a Minister of Music ♫♬

“Your love, O Lord, forever will I sing; from age to age my mouth will proclaim your faithfulness.” (Psalm 89:1)

Music is a vital part of our ministry and our worship experience at Gustavus Adolphus. Music, especially singing, has always been the link and a common connection as the people of God. All God’s people have sung throughout recorded history. The Israelites sang after their deliverance from Egypt. David sang in time of trouble and rejoicing. Mary and Simeon sang songs of thanksgiving. John, on the island of Patmos, heard the glorious songs of the angels in his vision. And still today, we continue to sing to God and we are excited to welcome our next Minister of Music who will help lead us.

Interested?  Learn more and apply here.

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  • Pillows for Paws will be meeting at GA. 
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  • Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton talks about what it means to be a Lutheran in this 2018 Synod Assembly video
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  • One of the opportunities of a companion synod relationship is forming partnerships between congregations in the Metropolitan New York Synod and the congregations in the North Western Diocese of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania for the purpose of building up the Body of Christ. Companion congregations ...
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  • GA is blessed with a large group of young adults/professionals (YoPros) many who have relocated to NYC and have found meaningful community in this congregation.  They are active at worship, in service projects, and enjoy great fellowship events throughout the week.  For more information contact ...  
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  • Lutheran World Relief Farmers Market Coffee offers a new line of coffee sourced directly from farmers participating in LWR projects. 
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  • From the moment of our baptisms, God guides us in a life-long journey of growing in faith and in service to others.  This congregation is one of a number of sites which hosts a remarkable 2-year discipleship development program called diakonia.  Click to learn more.
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  • If you are interested in joining GA as an official member, please see Pastor Chris.  We will receive new members on a Sunday morning soon!!!  GA is a vibrant and compassionate faith community. Membership is a public witness of your support and commitment for this vital ministry!  
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  • The Vine is NYC is a Lutheran student worshipping community in the heart of New York City which meets monthly at GA.
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  • GA is pleased to offer an electronic option for making both regular and one time offerings. Contributions can now be debited automatically from your checking or savings account, or processed using your credit or debit card.
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Collecting Food for the Hungry and Homeless

As the weather begins to change, life for those who are hungry and homeless becomes even more difficult. Please bring non-perishable food items and place them in the baskets at the sanctuary entrance. The food we collect will be taken to the food pantry at Trinity Lutheran Church, Lower Eastside.

 

Healing Services

We offer brief healing services on the 1st and 3rd Sundays each month. These are powerful times of anointing and prayer. They are held in the sanctuary after the 11 AM service.

Daily Bible Verse

  • Colossians 1:15-23

    He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation; for in him all things in heaven and on earth were created, things visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or powers — all things have been created through him and for him. He himself is before all things, and in him all things hold together.​

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