Category: News

28
Jan

8:00 A.M. Worship Hour Suspended

COVID has reduced average weekly attendance for the 8:00 am worship hour to 7-17 attendees. This is far below the weekly average of 40, which has been set as the number needed to sustain a worship hour. As a result, the Nativity Council, in consultation with Nativity staff, has recommended suspending 8:00 am worship beginning […]

28
Jan

Year-End Statements Have Been Emailed

Thank you for your generosity to Nativity in 2021. Your year-end giving statement will have a new look this year! Check for it in your email. The sender will be listed as Nativity Lutheran Church, notifications@onrealmmail.org. When you open the email, you will click on the link “View Your Giving Statement.” It will then automatically […]

28
Jan

Tool Box: Healthy Screen Relationships—Parenting in the Digital Age

Healthy Screen Relationships—Parenting in the Digital Age Please join us for a free parent education session on January 30. The session will be offered at both 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. This event will also be available via zoom. If you would like that link, please contact Heather@nativitychurch.org Family Screen Time, Kids […]

27
Jan

NCFC Is Hiring

Nativity Child and Family Center is seeking teachers and aides to join our teaching team! Our program is NAEYC accredited and Four-Star Parent Aware Rated with a Nature Explore certified playground. Our program supports creativity and learning through play by utilizing a state-approved curriculum and serving the interests of our individual children. Be an important […]

27
Jan

Thursday A.M. Book Conversations: New Book Announcement

The group meets Thursdays from 9:30-11:00 a.m. via Zoom. We study contemporary books on topics that challenge and inform our lives as followers of Jesus. This January-March we are reading WHEN THE HEART WAITS by Sue Monk Kidd. Our next book (spring 2022) will be RISING STRONG by Brene Brown. All adults are welcome. For […]

27
Jan

Mental Health Connect: Monthly Connect and Communicate Meeting

Our special guest this month will be Chris Shaw, Executive Director of the Heart and Mind Connection. A former stand-up comedian, Navy Veteran, and certified peer and family support professional, Chris will share his thoughts and experiences on understanding emotional control. Understanding emotional control is a critical component to eliminating stigma and supporting all who […]

27
Jan

Bring It Home, MN “Week of Action” Event

Nativity volunteers have formed a Beacon Leadership Team and are working to increase Nativity involvement in the Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative. This team has made the commitment to support a Beacon initiative, Bring It Home, MN, that kicks off the week of February 14, with virtual lobby groups organized by Beacon staff. Register on the […]

27
Jan

Join the Contemplative Email Group

Throughout the month of January, we’ve highlighted opportunities focused on deepening faith through contemplative experience, personal discernment, and reflective discussion. As we round out the month, we invite you to expand your contemplative practice in ways that nourish your personal faith. Contemplative Experiences Group: Nativity has an email group of 30 people who have an […]

27
Jan

Start Anew Holiday Store Update

Thank you to the Nativity community for your generous support of the Start Anew Children’s Holiday Store event held in December. Nativity members donated many gift items, gift cards and $827 in cash. Start Anew Director, Cecilia Viel, is so appreciative of these donations and the generosity of the Nativity congregation. She reports the event […]

22
Jan

Winter Family Faith Formation – Jan 23

Winter Family Faith Formation – Jan 23 Join us each week as a family to celebrate all God has for us in the New Year! 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 Videos Start […]