Popular Topics Sunday Forum
Popular Topics Sunday Forums include guest presenters or community members offering information and expertise on social concerns or timely issues. This year’s theme is “Transitions.” These presentations provoke lively conversation where people are encouraged to “disagree without being disagreeable” and strengthen our lives together. Forums are offered Sunday mornings at 9:00am and cover a variety of topics. Spring forums run through June 4.
Wednesday Evening Adult Forum
Weekly presentations and conversation around topics that influence our lives as people of faith. Wednesdays, 7:00-8:00pm in Room 215 or 218. Contact: Pat Hendricks 763-221-8149.
Single Women’s Bible Study
Take another step in your faith journey with a group of single women using a variety of resources. Sundays, 10:30 a.m.
Tuesday Study/Morning Breakfast Club
Conversations on topics/books chosen by the class followed by a simple breakfast. Meets in the commons 6:30-7:30am from Sept. – May. Contact: Jerry Hoffman.
Wednesday Morning Bible Study
A group that gathers year-round for prayer and the study and discussion of scripture. Meets in the Commons area 9:30-11am. Contact: Marilyn Eberlein, 612-789- 8395.
Thursday Morning Book Group
Meets weekly on Thursday mornings from 9:30-11:00am. Discussion and spiritual exploration based on the current book, like “The ReBirthing of God” by John Phillip Newell or “Messy Spirituality” by Mike Yaconelli. Contact: Jules Bonde 612-789-6031
Lutheran Social Service Circle
Monthly Bible study, including how it relates to the world. Involved in monthly mission projects for Lutheran Social Service and the annual Christmas gifts for homeless teens program. Meets the 3rd Thursday of the month at 12:30pm. Contact: Joan Hoffman.
Martha and Mary Circle
Worship and learn in Bible studies, to support one another on our faith journeys, and to serve lonely and shut-in friends through the “Sweets for Sharing” project each Christmas. Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 12 noon. Contact: Jan Steadland 612-781-2215.
Social Justice Book Club
Come for thought provoking discussions on books with important life themes. Past books include: “The New Jim Crow” and “Nothing to Envy – Ordinary Lives in North Korea.” Contact: Karen Weiberg, 612-789- 2769.
Making A Difference Workshop
A three-session workshop that helps us learn about ourselves, discover our gifts and passions, and find out where God is calling us to serve. These workshops are two to three times a year.
Learn common-sense principles regarding how you approach parenting at regularly scheduled parenting workshops. These topical presentations teach easy-to-learn skills and are offered on Wednesday evenings a number of times throughout the year.
Contact: Kelly Sherman-Conroy, 612-781-2766 ext. 1007.
Discussion Groups (Spiritual Discussion/Connecting with others; exploring life’s joys or challenges)
Continue your faith journey with a group of people using spiritual resources. Some new groups are about to form and some established groups are interested in new participants. Be a participant or be trained as a facilitator.