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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.  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.

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's Open Arms Preschool Rated as one of NYC's 14 Best

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Expertise.com looked at 1,684 preschools serving New York City and picked the Top 14 for 2019. Scoring was on more than 25 variables across five categories.

 Our Open Arms Preschool was selected!

2019ExpertisePreschoolAwardContact Open Arms Preschool
oapsnyc@gmail.com or 212-777-1624

 

 

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  • Expertise.com looked at 1,684 preschools serving New York City...
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  • As we enter into another year together, we are introducing a year-long stewardship effort called, “Walking in Love.” 
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  • We will be receiving new members during the 11 am service on June 2. Any person can participate in any of the ministries of GA.
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  • After several months of research and deliberation, the Congregational Council approved the installation of a chair lift which will connect the ground floor to the sanctuary.
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  • Pillows for Paws will be meeting at GA. 
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  • Our Synod is hosting: STONEWALL 50/PRIDE CELEBRATIONS: JUNE 23 & JUNE 30. This year we have a robust opportunity to proclaim the Good News of new life in Christ to the LGBTQIA+ community. This year’s Pride celebration in June will mark the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising. In honor of this anniversary, New York’s Pride has been named World Pride.  
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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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  • 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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Support GA! We now can accept your donation online. Click here to make a one time or recurring donation from our page at Vanco Services.  Read more here.

Daily Bible Verse

27 May 2019

  • 1 Chronicles 12:16-22

    16Some Benjaminites and Judahites came to the stronghold to David. 17David went out to meet them and said to them, "If you have come to me in friendship, to help me, then my heart will be knit to you; but if you have come to betray me to my adversaries, though my hands have done no wrong, then may the God of our ancestors see and give judgment."

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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.

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