Author: Tom

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 […]

13
Jun

Why do I give? -Rachel Dungca

I have been thinking about what my family has received from Nativity and why we give to Nativity. The “why” is straightforward; we know that we directly benefit from the services and the community that this church creates. Nativity helps shape the conversations we have with our kids about our faith and values – and […]

12
Jun

Fresh Produce for Food Shelves

Nativity supports the Little Kitchen and NEED food. People from the Hunger Outreach Team are looking for fresh produce to give out to food pantry clients. People that visit food shelves love fresh produce as they often find it hard to buy on their limited budget. We are thankful to the Nativity community garden for the […]

07
Jun

Did you know…

From 2011 to 2020, 10,00 people will turn 65 every day By 2020, people over 65 will comprise 20% of the US population According to current statistics, life expectancy of males in Minnesota ranks 1st in the US. 79 years of age.  Life expectancy of females in Minnesota ranks 4th in the nation, 83 years of age. […]

07
Jun

Quarters Add Up!

Did you know that the Wednesday A.M. Bible Study group makes the M&M tube containers available to the group members to contribute to FEED MY STARVING CHILDREN and have been doing so since 2013? A recent report indicates that this group has contributed over 100 tubes of quarters (over $1,000), to help fund FEED MY […]

30
May

Why do I give? -Lisa Blanksma

Pastor Glenn invited me to speak on why I give to Nativity. Today there seems to be so many conversations about making good investments. What’s going to get you your best return on investment. While I think it’s important to think about  stocks and bonds and other options, I think it’s equally important to think […]

25
May

Nativity Lutheran Scholarship Awards – 2018-2019

The Nativity Lutheran College Scholarship Committee is pleased to award scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year to the following members: Lydia Kalenze attending Gustavus Adolphus College Ian Bachmayer, attending Gustavus Adolphus College Noah Livingston attending St. Olaf College Marcus Papasodora attending Augsburg College Emilie Tomas attending Augsburg College Mackenzie Wild attending Concordia College – Moorhead […]