Category: Lutheran Partnership Outreach News


Nativity Lutheran College Scholarships 2020 – 2021

The Nativity College Scholarship Committee is proud to announce this year’s recipients of ELCA College Scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year. Our very own: Grace Onken – Augsburg University Emma Heller – Augsburg University Lydia Kalenze – Gustavus Adolphus College Please join us in congratulating them and in praying for their continued success. A hearty […]


2020 Benefit for Youth

Hope starts with a single step. Tuesday, May 19, 2020 You are invited to join LSS on a journey with our state’s youth. At this virtual gathering, you’ll learn about the obstacles young Minnesotans face and discover how, together, we can map a route to their success. The 2020 Benefit for Youth will take place […]



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 […]


Please join the Nativity Tag Team!

Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota is asking for homemade cloth masks for their direct care staff and volunteers. So LSS Circle is organizing a church wide effort to help. If you either have cotton fabric or would cut it or would sew them or would deliver these works in progress to people’s porches, please contact: […]


LSS selects new CEO

The Board of Directors of Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (LSS) has named Patrick Thueson CEO of the statewide human services organization. Thueson has been with LSS for 13 years, and became interim CEO in September 2019 when former CEO, Jodi Harpstead, was appointed commissioner for the Minnesota Department of Human Services. Prior to becoming […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]