Author: Tom

24
May

Jodi Dean Has Accepted A Position With Another Organization

After 14 years at Nativity Church it’s time for me to try a new adventure. I am sad, grateful, and a little scared for what lies ahead. Thank you Nativity for making me feel like part of a family. I was offered a job (not looking) and it sounded like a great opportunity and couldn’t […]

24
May

Nativity Lutheran Scholarships

Thank you. Last spring, I graduated from Augsburg College (now, Augsburg University) with my degree in youth & family ministry. As I look back on my time at an ELCA school I am very thankful I had and took that opportunity. My education became not just about learning information for a profession but more about […]

23
May

Intertwine Says "Thank you."

The Intertwine community shared a moment of gratitude for Nativity’s ongoing support at our Sunday gathering at Water Bar & Public Studio over Art-A-Whirl weekend. Your generosity is helping to fund Intertwine’s experimenting and growth as we engage un-churched peoples in and around Northeast Minneapolis.

18
May

LSS Circle

The Lutheran Social Service Circle Met on Thursday May 17. In addition to learning more about the services of LSS. Fleece blankets were made for the LSS Camp Noah project. LSS Circle is a fellowship of women, they provide active support for the following LSS programs: CAMP NOAH A nationally acclaimed resiliency and preparedness day camp […]

07
May

UPDATE on The Bangladesh School Project

The Bangladesh School Project is part of  the Nativity Lutheran Church Global Outreach Team. It is important to note that many of the Community Outreach Teams and the people and organizations we serve are “Mission Partners”. The Bangladesh School Project is “us”… Nativity Lutheran Church. A component of the Bangladesh School Project is support for […]

07
May

Luther Park Camping and Retreat Center

Luther Park Camping and Retreat Center is celebrating their 60th anniversary this year.  Nativity Lutheran Church has been a member congregation for over 30 years.  In addition to Luther Park being a summer camp, it is also a year-round Retreat Center hosting families, adults, confirmation groups, and work gatherings. Each year 30 kids from Nativity […]

26
Apr

Tori Setterholm Retires

On May 19 & 20, 2018, Nativity will say “Thank You” to Tori Setterholm for her 11 years of faith-filled, inspired ministry as Director of Faith Formation for Grades 1-6. Tori has decided to retire in order to spend more time traveling with her husband, Keith, visiting their children in San Diego and Boston and […]

02
Apr

Eastside Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels programs have existed in the Twin Cities for over 40 years providing nutritious home-delivered meals and a friendly visit from a volunteer to seniors and persons with disabilities. Nativity Lutheran Church has provided funding and volunteer drivers to Meals on Wheels for more than 10 years. Most recently Nativity presented a check […]

20
Mar

Bringing You a Message of Hope

It was another busy weekend at Nativity. One of the highlights – The Sixteenth Annual Dragonfly Project Celebration and Remembrance Event. The event included a business update from Pete Bonde, music by Rainfall (Duane Johnson, Lee Gilbertson, and Mike Forsberg), a memorial montage with music by Luke Bonde, a candle lighting ceremony, and some beautiful […]

24
Jan

Welcome Joanne Griffin to Nativity Staff

Joanne will oversee the “Belonging” process, a process of helping people to feel connected as part of the Nativity faith community. Working closely with Pastor Glenn, she will develop and implement a new model of membership, called ‘Belonging.” Joanne brings years of experience in strategic planning and development work with schools, churches and non-profits to this […]