Category: Homelessness Outreach News

12
Aug
Beacon Now In Partnership with Nativity Church

Nativity Now a Collaborative Congregation for Beacon Interfaith Housing

We’re pleased to announce that Nativity has become a collaborative member of Beacon Interfaith Housing organization. At their July meeting, the Nativity Church Council voted to become a Beacon collaborative congregation. Nativity is joining with over 100 other faith communities in Minnesota to address the affordable housing and homeless problem in Minnesota. By becoming a […]

15
Jun

Upcoming Town Halls about the Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative

Nativity Council is considering the opportunity to join The Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative on Nativity’s behalf. Learn what this partnership for addressing homelessness and affordable housing may mean for Nativity and share your insight on this opportunity at one of two upcoming Town Hall meetings: June 12, 10:00-11:00 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall and June […]

04
Jun

Help Out with Yard Clean Up at Safe House

We invite you to join us Saturday, June 11th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for Yard Clean Up at Safe House, a shelter for homeless teens that is owned and operated by LSS MN. We’ll carpool from Nativity to the shelter in St. Paul, leaving at 8:40 a.m. Those interested in driving separately will […]

03
May

LSS Minnesota Rising Together: 2022 Benefit for Youth

While the past year has presented challenges for all of us in various ways, they have been particularly hard for young people, especially youth at risk of or experiencing homelessness. Join us in offering Minnesota’s youth the support they need. Together with LSS Youth & Family Services, we invite you to the 2022 Benefit for […]

28
Apr

Beacon “Rent Is Due” Meeting

Beacon’s vision is that all people have a home. The pandemic and economic crisis have been building into an eviction crisis, which could add to the already large number of people experiencing unsheltered homelessness. We cannot let this happen, and home is the solution. Nativity is working with the Beacon Housing Collaborative to address the […]

04
Mar

Beacon Bring It Home Week of Action

The Nativity Homeless and REJM teams took part in this month’s Week of Action to support the Bring it Home, MN bill. Nativity members met with State Senators and Representatives, including State Senator Mary Kunesh on February 15. They discussed homelessness in Minnesota and shared how the Bring it Home, MN bill would assure families […]

03
Feb

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 […]

04
Jan

“Rent Is Due” Zoom Meeting on January 5th

Homelessness Outreach Event: Zoom meeting on Jan. 5th, at 8:30 a.m. The Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative works toward the vision of all people having a home. The pandemic and economic crisis have been building into an eviction crisis, which could add to the already too large number of people experiencing unsheltered homelessness. We cannot let […]

23
Dec

Christmas Outreach Thank You

Nativity, you have done it once again! You opened your hearts this Christmas season to Metro youth who are homeless and gave $7,690 to the Lutheran Social Service’s Metro Homeless Youth service. The LSS Circle, which has sponsored this effort, wants to express their deepest gratitude from the bottom of our hearts for your continued […]

17
Dec

News from the November Homelessness Initiative

The Nativity Homeless Outreach Team thanks you for your support during the month of November when housing issues were featured. A special focus was the Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative. Thank you to all at Nativity who participated in the Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative 1:1 conversations as we moved towards joining Beacon as a collaborative partner. […]