Category: Connected

05
May

Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month

May is Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, a time to celebrate Asians and Pacific Islanders in the U.S. The rich history and heritage of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders is thousands of years old and is integral to shaping the history of the United States. Formerly known as Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, the […]

28
Apr

Yom HaShoah – Holocaust Remembrance Day

Today is Yom HaShoah-Holocaust Remembrance Day It is pertinent to remember the Holocaust. The Nazi regime murdered 6 million Jews as well as millions of other innocents, including Roma, Slavic, and Sinti peoples, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+ people as well as political dissidents, among other groups. We join Jewish people throughout the United States, Israel, […]

16
Apr

Youth Plant and Flower Sale

It is time again to show winter who’s boss and get your green thumb ready. The youth of Nativity are hosting the Annual Plant and Flower Sale. Proceeds will be used to support the 2022 Youth Service and Learning Trips. Orders are due by April 15th and will be available for pick up in the […]

03
Apr

Ramadan Kareem

As many of you know, the holy month of Ramadan began at sunset yesterday, April 2, 2022, and lasts until May 2, 2022. Ramadan is sacred to Muslims because it marks the month that the Qur’an was revealed to Prophet Mohammed (Peace Be Upon Him). During the holy month of Ramadan, many Muslims fast from […]

31
Mar

Standing in solidarity: Transgender Day of Remembrance 2022

Transgender Day of Visibility Today is Transgender Day of Visibility—a day to recognize and celebrate the many contributions of transgender, non-binary, Two-Spirit, and other gender-diverse communities.  We see you, we hear you and we are allies for you. What is International Transgender Day of Visibility? International Transgender Day of Visibility (also called Transgender Day of […]

21
Mar

International Day for The Elimination of Racial Discrimination

International Day for The Elimination of Racial Discrimination March 21, 2022 We reject all forms of racism, discrimination, and hatred on this International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Although we’ve made some gains in fighting systemic racism and injustice in the U.S. and around the world, too many people still face discrimination and […]

17
Mar

A Guide To Responding

CALLING PEOPLE INTO CONVERSATION Nativity is working to create a culture and community that all people can come and converse and learn from a diversity of perspectives.  As we approach what it means to be in Public Ministry, we are working with an intersectional lens and commitment so that we can have accountability within our […]

17
Sep

Prayer Shawl Knittng Group

All are welcome! Did you know that Nativity has a knitting/crochet small group that meets on the last Tuesday each month? We’d love to welcome you to this group!  Our next meeting is Tuesday, September 28, from 6:30-8:00 pm in the Commons near the fireplace.   We have been meeting outside this Summer but it’s getting […]

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 […]