Category: What’s Happening

31
Mar

Holy Week & Easter Update – Pastor Ben Schori

Hi Nativity, Pastor Ben here! I wanted to make a quick video, here from home, reminding all of you that Holy Week starts this weekend with Palm Sunday. Given our current “stay-at-home” context we will continue to offer worship opportunities exclusively online. While the reality of not physically coming together for Holy Week and Easter […]

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?” […]

27
Mar

Palm Sunday Craft & Video Processional

Join us in our traditional Palm Sunday Procession of Palm by video! Even though we can’t be together, we can still shout “Hosanna” and wave palms you make at home. Then make a few seconds video of you waving you palms and we’ll put everyone’s together to share on Palm Sunday. Watch the video and […]

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 […]

19
Mar

Nativity Lutheran College Scholarships

Did you know that Nativity awards college scholarships each year? These scholarships are available to any Nativity member attending an ELCA Lutheran college or seminary. You can fill out the application and find out more here: APPLICATION FORM. High school seniors must submit a copy of their transcript. Current college students must submit either a […]

13
Mar

Coronavirus – “Do not fear, for I am with you…

Dear Friend of Nativity: As we have continued to monitor and assess the situation regarding the coronavirus over the last few days, we have decided to make the difficult-but we believe faithful and responsible-decision to temporarily suspend all activities at Nativity including worship. We are taking this step not out of fear, but rather as a way […]

21
Feb

LENT 2020 – Put On The Robe Of Grace

LENT is a unique time of reflection before the celebration of Easter. “Put On the Robe of Grace” is our 2020 Lenten theme. The theme comes from the “prodigal son” story recorded in Luke 15:20-24.  In the story, the youngest son rebels with reckless living. Eventually realizing his poor choices and the mistakes made, he […]

27
Jan

Announcing my Deacon Internship at Nativity for 2020

I feel called to serve on the forefront of Outreach and Community Engagement. I strive to support people’s self-empowerment in ‘shining light’ into the lives of our community,  as Jesus has done for so many of us. This light comes in the form of hope, love, healing, and service. Or, however feel called to define […]