Category: Nativity in Review


Nativity Staff are “Freshening up” the Building

Some of the staff have been busy cleaning and organizing around the church. A few were caught on camera. Heather Anderson has cleaned the pew wood, cushions, and scrubbed the sanctuary floor. (No, she will not come to your house and clean.) As this photo was taken, she remarked, “I feel like Cinderella.” Michael Garrett has shampooed […]


Nativity Hosts its First Zoom Bible Study!

History was made today at Nativity Church as 17 people embarked on a virtual Bible study. While many had already been using Zoom, some were new to this way of communication. And, all employed patience during the initial troubleshooting phase. One woman remarked, “I’m 90 years old and I never dreamed of doing a Bible […]



Of course we care, but it’s still important to recognize, honor, and celebrate the wonderful efforts of our community! And as such, we would like to take the time to highlight just a few of the wonderful ministries at Nativity, still serving those at the margins during these extraordinary times. It wasn’t long after the […]


Vital Aging: Caring for Nativity’s Seniors

Nativity cares deeply for those who are seniors and those who are vulnerable. Many people feel isolated under this quarantine. Plans are being made to contact people who are not electronically connected or who may need special support. Those people will be contacted via phone and/or written notes. Volunteers are needed to make phone calls, […]


Nativity Community Outreach Teams Update

Outreach Leaders & Ministers, Thank you for your continued faith, generous spirits, and compassionate hearts. I hope you, your family, and friends find comfort and support in the love you share. We also appreciate and love you at Nativity and want to make sure we keep it flowing! During these uncertain times, let’s find solace […]


 Adult Faith Formation Update

The weekly book and Bible studies are continuing using email.  Tuesday Book Study continues with Richard Rohr’s, Universal Christ. If you are not in this book discussion and would like to be, contact Jerry Hoffman, Wednesday AM Bible Study continues with its overview of the New Testament. Contact Pat Hendricks, if you are […]


Flippin Out Over The Success of our Pancake Breakfast

We sold 199 tickets sold for the pancake breakfast. After expenses, our total earned for the youth trips is $1885.60 Great job!! Thank you, everyone, for your leadership and sharing your gifts and talents in support of our kids.


Nativity Partners with Mental Health Connect

Mental Health Connect is an inter-faith collaborative that works to help individuals and families get connected to the mental health services they need for depression, stress, anxiety, mood swings, unmanaged mental illness, and troubling new behavior. Thirty-two people attended a meeting on February 4th at Nativity to learn about the services of Mental Health Connect […]


LSS Circle Christmas Outreach 2019

This year’s outreach to provide needed items for the Lutheran Social Services of Minnesota (LSS) Metro Homeless Youth program was a huge success. We coordinated our efforts with LSS, which provides support for youth who are homeless. We are grateful to have a way to reach young people to show them that there are so […]