Category: News

28
Mar

PASTORAL UPDATE – GLENN SEEFELDT

“Do not fear, for I am with you, do not be afraid, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my right hand.” – Isaiah 41:10 Dear Friends of Nativity, Our Governor’s “Stay at Home” Executive Order will take effect Friday March 27 at 11:59 […]

28
Mar

Making Sense of Our Emotions

I am generally aware of my feelings and emotions, but not always especially when I am in my “taking care of business mode”.  You know, the beware man on a mission disposition. My wife helps me pay attention to my emotions.  On Tuesday last week she asked, “Are you aware that you are really crabby?” […]

28
Mar

Vital Aging: Caring for Nativity’s Seniors

Nativity cares deeply for those who are seniors and may feel isolated and vulnerable. Not everyone uses the Internet, so those who are not electronically connected, or who may need special support, are being contacted via phone. Jan Frederickson is coordinating this effort: 651-454-5351, pfrederi@msn.com

27
Mar

A Prayer for the World

God of Healing and Protection: We ask that you place a blanket of protection from this virus over the globe. Heal these lands, and protect those who are most vulnerable. Give peace to those who struggle with loneliness and isolation. Grant endurance to the many businesses that are affected. Be at the bedside of those […]

25
Mar

Pre-pack Food for Little Kitchen

Volunteers needed to help pre-pack food for Little Kitchen clients on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10-12 Noon. Nativity serves the Little Kitchen Food Shelf  with food donations and Nativity volunteers work weekly to serve clients that visit Little Kitchen Food Shelf. At this time Little Kitchen has moved to a no-contact, drive-up/pick-up system. This requires […]

20
Mar

FINDING OUR NEW NORMAL

Nativity Community Update, Pastor Glenn Seefeldt, March 18, 2020 What a week we have been through. Life as we know it is changing by the minute, and with all the changes, my daily routines and habits had to be adjusted resulting on an emotional roller coaster. In my message this weekend, I will speak about […]

20
Mar

Safe House Shelter for Homeless Teens.  

We have been in touch with Lutheran Social Service Safe House Shelter for Homeless Teens.  During this time, Safe House will be open 24/7. This expansion of hours and isolation requires more food and entertainment ( things for teens to do while in isolation) for the teens at Safe House.  If you are interested in […]

20
Mar

A Prayer of Hope During this Pandemic

From Rabbi Naomi Levy We are frightened, God, Worried for our loved ones, Worried for our world. Helpless and confused, We turn to You Seeking comfort, faith and hope. Teach us God, to turn our panic into patience, And our fear into acts of kindness and support. Our strong must watch out for our weak, […]

20
Mar

Growing Through Loss Series Has Been Canceled

Growing Through Loss, At Nativity this Spring  Has been canceled. The fall series is at Incarnation Lutheran Church in Shoreview beginning September 17th.  Feel free to ask Pat Hendricks questions:  bppat127@gmail.com  763-221-8149.

20
Mar

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, […]