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Welcome to Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Church! 

An Important Notice Regarding COVID-19 

Now that states are beginning to re-open, we are gathering data from the CDC, the governor's and mayor's offices, our bishop's office and other synods, in order to determine a timetable, safe practices, and cleaning procedures for re-opening GA. The building remains closed; however the 're-opening the building task force' is planning on a January re-opening and evaluates this every 2 weeks.

Each Sunday, for GA’s zoom worship, we welcome participants, family, friends, and GA folks from all over the country and even beyond the US.  We gather to worship our God, to hear the Good News, to pray together, to comfort one another, to be uplifted and encouraged and challenged by the presence of God’s Holy Spirit with us. 

As worship nourishes and sustains us we want to offer that opportunity to an ever-widening community and so we invite you to share the zoom link for GA worship with one other family member or friend.  In this way, we can continue to grow in our outreach and discipleship. 

Please virtually join us on Sundays at 11:00 AM EDT:

 

 
Even though GA's building is closed to all activity, ministry continues. You can make your offering online. We have multiple ways to give: Vanco, Venmo, Text to Give, and PayPal.

We welcome you to subscribe to "Bread of the Day," a daily email including scripture, song and prayer from GA! We will continue to offer this devotion during the COVID-19 shutdown. Also, please see below for information about resources such as Worship in the Home and Christ in our Home

About GA...

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.  Our Open Arms Preschool is 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.

 
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

What's Happening at GA...

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  • You are invited to study and reflect on Martin Luther’s treatise “The Freedom of a Christian” in 2020, its 500th anniversary.
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  • We welcome you to subscribe to "Bread of the Day," a daily email including scripture, song and prayer from GA! We will continue to offer this devotion during the COVID-19 shutdown.     
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  • When you shop at smile.amazon.com, Amazon will make a donation to Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Church.
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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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  • 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 Carla or Pastor Gaylon.  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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  • To serve God’s people during a Sunday morning service is a powerful, amazing and holy experience.
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Support GA! We now can accept your donation online. Support GA with a one time or recurring donation from our page at Vanco Services.  Or you can support GA via Paypal or Venmo.  Read more here.

ELCA Anti-Racism Pledge

As church we are called to confess the sin of racism, condemn the ideology of white supremacy and strive for racial justice and peace. Beyond statements and prayers, we are also called to act and respond to injustices. We invite you to commit to anti-racist actions at ELCA.org/RacialJusticePledge.

 

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Daily Bible Verse

  • Matthew 9:2-8

    2And just then some people were carrying a paralyzed man lying on a bed. When Jesus saw their faith, he said to the paralytic, "Take heart, son; your sins are forgiven."

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