Category: Learn and Grow

01
Jul

Thank You, Middle Schoolers, for Making A Difference!

We’re grateful for another round of successful service and learning trips this summer—the first with our middle schoolers (25 students and 5 adults), who traveled to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and the second with our high schoolers (19 students, plus 5 adults), who left a week later for Nashville, Tennessee. Both groups had an amazing experience serving […]

01
Jul

Gratitude for a Wonderful High School Service & Learning Trip

We’re grateful for another round of successful service and learning trips this summer—the first with our middle schoolers (25 students and 5 adults), who traveled to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and the second with our high schoolers (19 students, plus 5 adults), who left a week later for Nashville, Tennessee. Both groups had an amazing experience, serving […]

20
Jun

World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day is held annually on June 20th to bring awareness to the plight of displaced humans around the globe. It is also a day to commemorate the strength and resilience that refugees display during the hardest of times. It is an opportunity for the world to think about human rights in the face of […]

19
Jun

Juneteenth

The United States has a dark history of slavery. Sadly, this is a topic that is seldom discussed. Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in the United States, is included in this. For nearly 150 years, the national government has been reluctant to proclaim this day a public holiday. President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth […]

17
Jun

How to Cope With Gun Violence

When children hear about other children their age being shot in their schools and neighborhoods, children are typically highly affected, and sometimes are quietly terrified as a result. In the aftermath of the heinous mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, we are all overwhelmed with sadness and despair at the fact that […]

12
Jun

Summer Family Faith Formation – June 12

Summer Family Faith Formation – June 12 Join us each week for “Book Club” as we bring to life beloved children’s books and Bible stories! Pick from watching our Welcome Videos, Worship Together, Reading the Bible, Talk About It, Family Activities, Pray Together and Bless Each Other – or do them all! Welcome Video Worship […]

10
Jun

Kato Semakula – Class of 2022

Kato Semakula is graduating from Irondale Senior Highschool. What are you looking forward to after graduation? I am looking forward to the next step in my education as well as meeting new people. What advice would you give your 9th grade self? No matter how much you want to, don’t give up. It’s worth the struggle. […]

10
Jun

Narindwa Semakula – Class of 2022

Narindwa Semakula is graduating from Irondale High School. What are you looking forward to after graduation? Going to college and meeting new people What advice would you give your 9th grade self? Push yourself to do anything you can. Confidence is key. What would your prayer request be from Nativity? For strength and stability

27
May

Julia Clark – Class of 2022

Julia Clark is graduating from Irondale High School. What are you looking forward to after graduation? Learning how to be independent, going to college, new opportunities, internships, and new friendships What advice would you give your 9th grade self? Get involved in anything you can and your community What would your prayer request be from […]

27
May

Signe Johnson – Class of 2022

Signe Johnson is graduating from St. Anthony Village. What are you looking forward to after graduation? Going to St. Olaf College and growing into myself beyond high school What advice would you give your 9th grade self? Stay flexible, you never know what will get thrown at you What would your prayer request be from […]