Vision Statement

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.  Financially sound and open to dynamic change, Gustavus Adolphus will thrive through a foundation of service to Christ and a commitment to spiritual development and outreach.

Staff

Our church staff is led by Pastor Rev. Christopher Mietlowski, Pastor.

Members of GA Witnesses to the Gospel
Misa Anderson Preschool director
Zach Dean
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Minister of Music
Vicar John Heidgerd Seminary Intern
Deacon Camille Holman Deacon
Peter Jawahir Sexton
Rev. Christopher Mietlowski Pastor
Deacon John Ogren Deacon
Deacon Lulu Paolini Deacon
Gabriela (Gaby) Ruiz Parish Administrator

History

Gustavus Adolphus currently serves an ethnically diverse and vibrant community, ministering to people living throughout New York City and the surrounding areas.  Founded in 1865, GA was first organized to serve the floods of Swedish immigrants pouring into Manhattan.  In the history section, you will find photos, links, and a timeline related to GA's rich heritage.

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YoPROs at GA

This congregation is blessed with an active (20-30s) group which participates in service event and fellowship opportunities.  The  young professionals at GA get together periodically for events and for lunch after the 11:00 AM service for brunch.  

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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

  • Ephesians 6:1-17

    With all of these, take the shield of faith, with which you will be able to quench all the flaming arrows of the evil one. Take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.​

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