Year: 2018

21
Dec

S.A.L.T. & Fleece

On December 14th the Student Action Leadership Team (S.A.L.T.) hosted 23 high school students in a night to support LSS Safe House, a local teen homeless shelter. Students learned about the shelter and the struggles of the local homeless population. They also made fleece tie blankets to be donated. Our students experienced God’s love as […]

09
Oct

Days for Girls – Recap

The Global Mission Outreach Team thanks the Nativity community for supporting the Days for Girls (female hygiene kits) project. Over $1,100 was raised for support of DFG kits, 80 kits were produced (value over $800) and over $500 of materials were donated. The event culminated with a group of 37 volunteers who helped make components […]

03
Oct

God's Work. Our Hands – Recap

On September 9, members of our Nativity Community participated in God’s Work Our Hands projects.  15 volunteers painted and cleaned at Rezek House (2-year transitional living program for homeless youth ages 16-21).  Volunteers reported that it was a great way to experience God’s work as they prepared a new apartment for a mother and child […]

10
Aug

NATIVITY’S COMMUNITY OUTREACH WAS ON PARADE

Nativity made a big impression with over 100 people participating in the St Anthony Village Fest Parade. Nativity’s strength in numbers communicated a COMMITMENT TO COMMUNITY and caring for community. Nativity’s values of caring for neighbor were on display as our group moved through the parade route surrounded by Nativity’s community outreach flags. As I […]

30
Jul

Goats Gracing Nativity

Nativity Lutheran Church is in the process of redesigning our green space. We want to expand our vegetable gardens to grow more produce for Little Kitchen Food Shelf and transition our hillsides to pollinator gardens. Our hillsides pose several challenges: We have a problem with invasive species and we have steep hills that are difficult […]

30
Jul

Why do I give? -Mitch Granholm

My wife Rachel and her family have been members of Nativity for over 30 years. I was fortunate enough to marry into this fantastic community! The church is a place where I find stability and peace. Nativity’s mission is why our family chooses to give to the church. Supporting the staff, families, volunteers, and the […]

27
Jul

Nativity Has A Heart for the Homeless

Over the past 5 years members of our Nativity Community have very generously contributed to Lutheran Social Service Metro Homeless Youth programs through our fundraising efforts  such as Rockin Out Team Homelessness, Where Love Can Grow in, and our Teen Art Exhibit.  The result was accumulated funds of over $20,000.  To add to this, a […]

17
Jul

Nativity Sustainability/Environment Outreach Team – Front Entry Plan

Nativity Garden Vision Our vision for Nativity front entry: We see a front entry experience that is welcoming, safe, and easily accessible to everyone; where nature spills into the street creating a lovely backdrop for people to celebrate, gather, linger, play, laugh and sit while enjoying nature in each season; with inspiring and interactive lighting […]

17
Jul

Why do I give? -Luke Juhl

My family and I have been members at Nativity for a number of years and our children also attend the Nativity Child and Family Center.  The church is important to us for many reasons, but some of the main points that come to mind include the charitable events and causes that the church participates in […]

21
Jun

Dragonfly Packets

On June 20 we had a great group of people join us at Nativity to help assemble DRAGONFLY PROJECT PACKETS. This event was sponsored by a Thrivent Action Team. The DRAGONFLY PROJECT is a mission partner with our Nativity Community Outreach, Care and Support Team. If you are interested in getting involved with the DRAGONFLY PROJECT […]