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What to Expect

Worship at Atonement
All are welcome to worship at Atonement. You’ll find our worship services follow Lutheran liturgy, with the addition of a variety of musicians and hymn styles. Dress can be anything from casual (jeans) to dresses and suits – so come as you are comfortable.

Parents and children are encouraged to attend worship together, along with friends and neighbors. Should it be one of those mornings when sitting still is just too challenging, we also offer a crib room and a staffed nursery north of the sanctuary for children up to age 5, or parents can sit with their children in the lobby, where they can hear and follow the services together.

We offer three worship services each week: Saturday evening at 5:00pm, Sunday mornings at 8:30am and 11:00am, each service lasting about one hour. There are special services at certain times of the church year, so please check this site or our church newsletter for specific dates and times.

Communion at Atonement
Communion for all who wish to receive it is offered at all three weekend services. Worshipers who are physically unable to come forward may receive communion in their seat (please let the usher know). Gluten-free wafers and grape juice are also offered at each of the communion stations at all worship services.

Accessibility at Atonement
Atonement has three entrances – at the north, east, and south sides of the building. All are handicapped accessible and lead to the sanctuary at the south end of the building. We also offer personal hearing systems in the sanctuary for those experiencing difficulty hearing (for assistance, please speak to an usher). Restrooms are located next to the nursery, north of the sanctuary.

Education and Fellowship Opportunities at Atonement
Christian education classes are offered ages 2 through adult on Sundays from 9:45-10:45 am, September through May. For more information on these opportunities, visit the Children’s Ministries, Youth Ministries and Adult Ministries sections under the Ministries tab on our website. You may also contact the church office with other questions.

Exploring the Lutheran faith
Atonement Lutheran Church is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), a community of faith of nearly 10,500 congregations across the U.S., and nearly 5 million members, headquartered in Chicago. For information about the ELCA, please visit ELCA.org.

Membership at Atonement
We rejoice when we welcome members at Atonement! “Atonement 101” classes are offered periodically throughout the year, when Pastor Zac visits with those interested in membership. For more information on becoming a member of Atonement, please contact Ros Thorpe.