For April 5-6, we will have a ladies’ group of about 15 from Trinity Lutheran Church here for a spiritual retreat. Outside of groups, we are organizing the camp in a manner that will be dramatically different with storage of equipment and making more space in rooms and buildings. I'm work- ing with Keith Korsmo, our new ‘grounds foreman.’ We are developing and working on projects to tidy things up and improve the efficiency of the camp in general and to improve the look of the camp. Snow is melting quickly and Spring is upon us!
Uno, Candy Land, Chutes and Ladders, Catan, and so much more! Join in an evening of games, fellowship and food this Friday, April 12 from 5:30-7 p.m. Bring your favorite board and card games (labeled with your name), a few dollars for the taco dinner, and a friend! This event is for all ages — see you there!
This Saturday morning, April 13 from 9-12 in preparation for Holy Week and the Easter season. We’ll polish brass, wipe down wood, organize...and have fun...plus lunch from Jimmy John’s. All ages are welcome!
Palms. Passion. Paradox.
The Last Supper.
Humiliated, stripped down, abandoned by his disciples, crucified for all our sin...It is finished.
Pulling out all the stops on organ, brass, choir, and bells: Alleluia! He is risen indeed!
Come have Breakfast before Worship! Pancakes, Sausages, Fresh Fruit, Coffee, Tea, Juice. Sponsored by St. John’s Chi Rho Committee. Donations will support the ministry of St. John’s Chi Rho Center.
What is oval-shaped and filled with candy? An Easter Egg! Join St. John's Sunday school community for an Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday morning, April 21, at 9:30 a.m. (following the the pre-service breakfast)! There won’t be Sunday School on Easter Sunday so all our families can worship together. Easter Breakfast — 8-9:30 a.m. Pancakes, sausages, fruit, juice, coffee/tea Sponsored by the Chi Rho Committee; donations will support the ministry of St. John’s Chi Rho Center. [...]
Last week I attended the Minneapolis Area Synod Ministerium at River of Life Lutheran Church in Northeast Minneapolis. The topic was "Does Church Really Matter? What Young Adults Want You to Know." We had a presentation, a panel discussion and a Q & A Session. The presenter was Dr. Jeremy Myers from Augsburg University's Riverside Innovation Hub. The Riverside Innovation Hub is a 5-year project designed to help congregations innovate new connections with young adults at the intersections of their faith and their public lives. It is a collaborative effort sponsored by Augsburg University’s Christensen Center for Vocation and supported [...]