Monthly Archives: May 2016

Outdoor Worship and BBQ this Sunday, June 26!

WORSHIP WILL BE OUTDOORS next Sunday, June 26, on the lawn at St. John’s…counting on good weather! Please bring, as you are able, a lawn chair or blanket. Back by popular demand, a BBQ potluck will follow the outdoor worship service; grilled brats, hot dogs and beverages will be served, and please bring a potluck dish to share!

2016-06-29T21:57:49+00:00May 31st, 2016|

South Minneapolis Day Camp June 27 – July 1, 2016

Peace ~ Salaam ~ Shalom South Minneapolis Day Camp June 27 – July 1, 2016 We’ll be learning about our call to be peacemakers in a world of many faiths through music, story, art, play, field trips, and more! What: A progressive ecumenical summer day camp experience offering faith formation in a fun, safe, Christ-centered and relational setting. Includes worship, crafts, games, lunch and field trips. When: June 27-July 1, 9am-4pm, M-F Where: Bethel Lutheran Church, 4120 17th Ave S, Minneapolis MN 55407Who: 4-year-olds to 8th graders Cost: $25 per camper, $60 max for families. Scholarships available. Make checks payable [...]

2017-07-02T16:24:55+00:00May 31st, 2016|

July 31 Outdoor service at St. John’s with food truck

OUTDOOR WORSHIP was wonderful! We gathered on the lawn once more (in the shade this time) for worship at St. John’s, last Sunday, July 31. St. John’s Brass and St. John’s Choir helped lead the service. Following worship the food truck featured really great tacos! Thank the Lord for the nice weather!

2016-08-23T08:17:07+00:00May 31st, 2016|

A Word from the Pastor

Changes… At the very end of the final High School Band and Orchestra concert a screen came down from the ceiling, and everyone watched as pictures of the graduating seniors appeared on screen. The fun was that the baby picture came first, then the name of the student, followed by their senior picture, and everyone would “ooh,” “ahh,” or giggle or cheer. Well, that day is almost upon Connie and me. We have spent HOURS looking through our photo albums and computer photos, which has put Connie and me in a rather nostalgic mood. Isn’t it remarkable to watch young [...]

2016-05-13T07:02:42+00:00May 13th, 2016|

Camp Chi Rho News from Dave Helm

Camp Chi Rho is moving out of the busy Summertime into arrival of the late Summer and Fall groups. In September we welcome the Muslim Youth group over the Labor Day weekend for their 5th year out at camp. The following week brings a wedding group and local neighbors of the camp for their big day. Going into the last three weekends of September we welcome St. Joseph's women's retreat (13 people), St. Alberts women’s retreat (20 people), and Listen and Learn (20 people). So every week of September is covered with new and older groups. Plus during a couple [...]

2017-06-07T21:39:09+00:00May 31st, 2016|