Adult Enrichment and Faith Formation

Adult Faith Formation/Enrichment Groups and Leaders: For specific programs, read the weekend News to Note or contact Pat Hendricks, Coordinator of Adult Faith Formation and Vital Aging.  bppat127@gmail.com), 763-221-8149

Drawing Closer to God through Education and Faith Formation:

Space for God: Meets periodically. This offering is for those who would like to explore quiet/reflective types of spiritual experiences. Contact person: Pat Hendricks, bppat127@gmail.com, 763-221-8149.

Vital Aging: Nativity values its senior members. Many of the enrichment opportunities are during the day to accommodate retirement or semi-retirement schedules. Coordinator, Pat Hendricks.

Popular Topics: Periodic Sundays, 9:00 am. Pop Tops is an hour presentation and discussion on topics relevant to today. Pat Hendricks bppat127@gmail.com 763-221-8149.

Spiritual Coaching: A one to one ministry with a trained spiritual director with the purpose of questioning and growing in faith while balancing the challenges of life.  Contact:  Pat Hendricks, bppat127@gmail.com.  763-221-8149.

Goals for the Souls: First Monday of the month 6:30-8:00pm Gail Bergsven, ggantz1@aol.com

Studying God’s Word through Bible Studies

Wednesday Morning Bible Study: Every Wednesday 9:30-11:00am. A study of the scriptures, including historical context and ways they apply today. Pat Hendricks, bppat127@gmail.com C: 763-221-8149.

Monday Evening Woman’s Bible Study: 6:30-7:30pm weekly, January 20-March 9th, 2020. Becca Williams, beccacali@gmail.com.

Learning How God Enters Life through Book Studies

Thursday Morning Book Study: Every Thursday, 9:30-11:00am. A study of contemporary books on topics that challenge and inform our life as followers of Jesus.  Julie Bonde, madjules@gmail.com, C: 612-716-5538.

Tuesday Morning Book Group: Every Tuesday, 6:30-7:30 am. A study of contemporary books on topics that challenge and inform our life as Christians.  And a forum for growing deeper in one’s faith through hearing others’ stories.  Jerry Hoffman, jerjo.hoffman@gmail.com,  612-788-1300.

Social Justice Book Club: Thursdays 6:30-8:00pm Karen Weiberg,  karenknit10@yahoo.com; C: 612-900-6485 or Grace Gee, gracegee50@gmail.com.

Suggest a Book

Small Group Zoom Opportunities

I am thankful that we have the opportunity to stay connected to people via video conferencing. Nativity has been using Zoom. Following is a list of Zoom opportunities. All are welcome to join any of these groups at any time. Sunday AM Book Study Group: 9:00 AM. Contact Jerry Hoffman, jerjo.hoffman@gmail.com  This group is finishing […]

Adult Faith Formation Update

During this time of quarantine, Nativity adults are continuing book and Bible studies. All are welcome to participate. There is no fee, and you do not need to belong to Nativity Church. Weekly Book Study is beginning a new book, Sunday, April 18th  Grateful: The Trans formative Power of Giving Thanks, by Diana Butler Bass. The group meets every […]

Upcoming Events

Yoga for you! [Outdoors for the summer]

August 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday Evening yoga is moving outdoors. Meet at Nancy Karkula’s backyard, 2901 33rd Ave NE. En...

Worship on Wednesday… in the Parking Lot

August 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
FAQ: Where do I go?  Drive In Worship will be in the North Parking Lot. Enter from the West, on 34t...

Yoga for you! [Outdoors for the summer]

August 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday Evening yoga is moving outdoors. Meet at Nancy Karkula’s backyard, 2901 33rd Ave NE. En...

Worship on Wednesday… in the Parking Lot

August 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FAQ: Where do I go?  Drive In Worship will be in the North Parking Lot. Enter from the West, on 34t...

Yoga for you! [Outdoors for the summer]

August 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday Evening yoga is moving outdoors. Meet at Nancy Karkula’s backyard, 2901 33rd Ave NE. En...

SUNDAY AT 9 – BOOK CONVERSATION

September 13 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
BEGINNING ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 Conversations will focus on the book, DEAR CHURCH, by Lenny Dunca...

SUNDAY AT 9 – BOOK CONVERSATION

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
BEGINNING ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 Conversations will focus on the book, DEAR CHURCH, by Lenny Dunca...

SUNDAY AT 9 – BOOK CONVERSATION

September 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
BEGINNING ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 Conversations will focus on the book, DEAR CHURCH, by Lenny Dunca...

SUNDAY AT 9 – BOOK CONVERSATION

October 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
BEGINNING ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 Conversations will focus on the book, DEAR CHURCH, by Lenny Dunca...

SUNDAY AT 9 – BOOK CONVERSATION

October 11 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
BEGINNING ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 Conversations will focus on the book, DEAR CHURCH, by Lenny Dunca...

News

  • Weekend Prayers – August 8 & 9, 2020
    PRAY… Below are the names of those we pray for this week. If you have a prayer request, please fill out the form here: www.nativitychurch.org/prayer-request/, or call 612.781.2766. The following names were correct as of August 7, 2020: Prayers of Healing for: Joel Setterholm, Carol Hirt, Arlette Record, Brody Seter, Jack Stouten, Seth McAdams, Gerry Parrott, Marilyn Brush, Julie Bonde, ...
  • A Prayer During this time of Pandemic
    For all who have contracted Covid 19, we pray for good health care. For those who are particularly vulnerable, we pray for safety and protection. For all who experience fear or anxiety, we pray for peace of mind and spirit. For those who are peaceful, we pray they share their peace with others. For public officials and decision makers, ...
  • Family Faith Formation – Aug 8 & 9
    Family Faith Formation – Aug 1 & 2 Holy Moly! David & Goliath Join us each week as a family to have fun together with some of God’s great stories. In August we’re diving into stories of the super heroes of the Bible! Start by picking a welcome video from Miss Leah or Miss Renee Worship Together Make the sign of the ...
  • A Prayer for Joy and Laughter
    I am a firm believer that laughter brings a necessary balance to our lives. Or said another way: The lightness of humor can help us with the darkness of worry. Gracious God, There and so many sad and troublesome things to face in the world today, which too often cause our hearts to become heavy with difficulties ...
  • Weekend Prayers – August 1 & 2, 2020
    PRAY… Below are the names of those we pray for this week. If you have a prayer request, please fill out the form here: www.nativitychurch.org/prayer-request/, or call 612.781.2766. The following names were correct as of July 31, 2020: Prayers of Healing for: Sharon Milewski, Brody Seter, Jack Stouten, Seth McAdams, Gerry Parrott, Marilyn Brush, Julie Bonde, Jim Anderson, Myron “Stub” ...
  • Family Faith Formation – Aug 1 & 2
    Family Faith Formation – Aug 1 & 2 Holy Moly! David Is Chosen Join us each week as a family to have fun together with some of God’s great stories. In August we’re diving into stories of the super heroes of the Bible! Start by picking a welcome video from Miss Karla or Miss Renee Worship Together Make the sign of the ...
  • Weekend Prayers – July 25 & 26, 2020
    PRAY… Below are the names of those we pray for this week. If you have a prayer request, please fill out the form here: www.nativitychurch.org/prayer-request/, or call 612.781.2766. The following names were correct as of July 25, 2020: Prayers of Healing for: Brody Seter, Jack Stouten, Seth McAdams, Gerry Parrott, Marilyn Brush, Julie Bonde, Jim Anderson, Myron “Stub” Getter, Joe ...
  • Family Faith Formation – July 25 & 26
    Family Faith Formation – July 25 & 26 Holy Moly! Lydia Join us each week as a family to have fun together with some of God’s great stories. We’re starting diving into July with stories of strong Godly women! Start by picking a welcome video from Miss Leah or Miss Renee Worship Together Make the sign of the cross (Touch forehead, ...
  • Weekend Prayers – July 18 & 19, 2020
    PRAY… Below are the names of those we pray for this week. If you have a prayer request, please fill out the form here: www.nativitychurch.org/prayer-request/, or call 612.781.2766. The following names were correct as of July 18, 2020: Prayers of Healing for: Brody Seter, Randy Ross, Jack Stouten, Seth McAdams, Gerry Parrott, Marilyn Brush, Julie Bonde, Jim Anderson, Myron “Stub” ...
  • Family Faith Formation – July 18 & 19
    Family Faith Formation – July 18 & 19 Holy Moly! Mary & Martha Join us each week as a family to have fun together with some of God’s great stories. We’re starting diving into July with stories of strong Godly women! Start by picking a welcome video from Miss Karla or Miss Renee Worship Together Make the sign of the cross ...