Month: October 2019

31
Oct

​Summer Youth Trips

Service & Learning Trips On a Service & Learning Trip, we serve and we learn. We come into a community to serve with our brothers and sisters in that community; not to do something new, but to participate in the beautiful and unique ministries that are already happening there. We come into a community to […]

18
Oct

A Journey Celebrated

Thank you to all who attended our recent “Celebrate the Journey” worship service and lunch to honor our senior citizens. It was a wonderful time to reconnect, meet new people, and build community.

15
Oct

LSS Metro Homeless Youth News & Needs

Metro Homeless Youth Services There are many exciting things happening in our services that support children and youth across the Twin Cities metro area. Below are some highlights from the past few months, and ways you can help by volunteering or contributing items to support youth in your community.  What’s New StreetWorks received a grant from the […]

04
Oct

Honoring Marilyn Eberlein As She Retires

Marilyn’s service to Lutheran congregations began when she was in the 9th grade. As the only person who could play piano in her church in Miltona, MN (near Alexandria), she was asked to play for Sunday services and the Lenten season. Her mother would not allow her to skip school to play for funerals, although […]

04
Oct

Nativity Quilters Remember

Nativity’s Quilters have donated hundreds of quilts to people all over the world. The group began in September 1967 as “Day of Caring.” Scraps of material from drapes, bed spreads, and blankets were used for filler, and new fabric was used for the top and bottom of the quilt. Quilts were tied with colorful yarn […]

01
Oct

Lenny Duncan- Lecture and In-person Reading- October 2019

Interim Pastor – Vladimir Poveda In October I was able to attend a worship service at Luther Seminary in Saint Paul, and a book reading later that evening with the author of the book DEAR CHURCH: A LOVE LETTER FROM A BLACK PREACHER TO THE WHITEST DENOMINATION IN THE U.S., by Pastor Lenny Duncan. It […]