Category: Care and Support Outreach News


Got Bounce?

In the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats, or significant sources of stress- do you feel like you break? Or do you bounce?  The ability to bounce without breaking, or to adapt is resilience.   Dr. Foster Cole, Licensed Psychologist and Nativity member  presents, “Got Bounce? Resilience for Teens and Adults”.  You are also invited to download […]


Pat Hendricks shares her story

Pat is on staff at Nativity and is one of our Care and Support Outreach Team leaders for our Vital Aging Ministry. For more information:


Nativity Called, Nativity Listened.

Reflecting on our Project to Contact Every Household During Covid-19, to be the Living Christ to One Another by Joanne Griffin, Minister of Belonging Back in early April Glenn tasked me to lead the effort to make a personal contact with every household that has been connected to Nativity.  In Glenn’s words, the purpose of this […]


Nativity’s Mask Making Campaign

Be a part of Nativity’s mask making campaign! Our goal is to make 700 masks in anticipation of our return to in-person worship. Committed to the health and safety of our community, Nativity envisions having masks for all. Make a difference, have fun, and support our community! Contact Kyle,, 612.388.7135, or register below to join […]


Mental Health Connect – Upcoming Events

Spiritual Practices and Mental Health During Covid 19: A Zoom Presentation Monday June 8th 6:30-8:00 PM Presenter: Dan Wolpert. Dan has taught and led retreats in the fields of psychology, integrative medicine, and spiritual formation in numerous settings over the past 30 years He is the Co-founder and Executive Director of the Minnesota Institute of Contemplation […]


Donations for Street Works

The Women in Action group and the Nativity community is joining Intertwine in collecting donations for Street Works, a LSS program that provides street-based outreach to homeless youth. More youth are on the street now because schools closed and many have lost their service type jobs Any donations can be dropped off or mailed to Grace […]



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 […]


Mental Health Connect a Valued Partner

Nativity partners with many organizations in the metro community to better serve our neighbors. Nativity’s Care and Support Outreach Team works closely with Mental Health Connect and are especially grateful for them as we deal with the wearing effects of the Covid -19 Pandemic. Mental Health Connect offers a video by Hospice Chaplain Jenny Schroedel, […]


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,


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:  763-221-8149.