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.

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.

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

“Connecting on Tuesdays” Book Group

We read, discuss and learn. Readers of all ages are welcome! We discuss the book and close with prayer. Winter Tuesdays (see below for specific dates), 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. via Zoom, occasionally in person. Group meets the second and fourth Tuesdays. Current Book: Join us as we read and talk about “Tattoos on the […]

Deep Listening Training

Deep listening training is for people who want to be great listeners and improve their skills for service and leadership. Drew Brooks, Executive Director of Faith Partners, will share tools for entering into challenging conversations, including conversations about mental health. Each session will focus on a different listening skill or practice. The mental health pandemic […]

Upcoming Events

4th Annual MLK Day “The King Lives – Call Us What We Carry” Event

January 17 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
January 17, 2022, at 11:00 am This intergenerational, virtual event will bring together speakers of ...

Wednesday AM Book Group

January 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
The group meets each Wednesday from 10:00-11:30 in the Commons and via Zoom. If you aren’t part of...

“Saturday at Nine” Book Group

January 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
“Saturday at Nine” is a Zoom book conversation group that meets every Saturday at 9:00 am. The g...

Sunday Morning Worship

January 23 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
A traditional service with Holy Communion. For more worship options, visit our “Worship” page.

Sunday Morning Family Worship

January 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
9:00 am & 10:30 a.m. Services that blend together a variety of music and worship styles. Holy Co...

“Connecting on Tuesdays” Book Group

January 25 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
We read, discuss and learn. Readers of all ages are welcome! We discuss the book and close with pray...

Prayer Shawl Knitting

January 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
All are welcome! Please join us on the last Tuesday of each month, from 6:30-8:00 pm in the Commons ...

Wednesday AM Book Group

January 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
The group meets each Wednesday from 10:00-11:30 in the Commons and via Zoom. If you aren’t part of...

“Saturday at Nine” Book Group

January 29 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
“Saturday at Nine” is a Zoom book conversation group that meets every Saturday at 9:00 am. The g...

Sunday Morning Worship

January 30 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
A traditional service with Holy Communion. For more worship options, visit our “Worship” page.

News

  • Club 56 – Jan 16
    Miracles This year, we use Echo as our storytelling to help us relate to God’s story to discover meaning and develop fresh insights. It is our prayer that you can engage with your family using creative writing, drawing, and conversation. Each week, students will use an Echo Journal to complete the weekly activities. If you like an ...
  • Weekend Prayers – January 15-16, 2022
    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 January 14th, 2022: Prayers of Healing for: Sandy Hansmann, Amy (Olander) Tabocul, Jim H., Norma Jean Falink, Julie Issacson, Ray Schmalke, Goldie Taber, Jack Campbell, ...
  • 4th Annual MLK Day Intergenerational Community Event
    January 17, 2022, at 11:00 am This intergenerational, virtual event will bring together speakers of all ages to re-enact segments of speeches made by a world changer of their choosing. Music and spoken word performances will also be celebrated. It is our collective responsibility to ensure that the words and the stories of changemakers continue to ...
  • Thank You to Our DragonFly Project Volunteers
    A special thank you to the Women in Action and Nativity for supporting the DragonFly Pack event on January 10th. Sixteen people put together 709 envelopes addressed to people who will receive the gift of these notes. In addition, we put together 170 plain packets that people can purchase and give to whomever they wish. ...
  • Winter Family Faith Formation – Jan 16
    Winter Family Faith Formation – Jan 16 Join us each week as a family to celebrate all God has for us in the New Year! Pick from watching our Welcome Videos, Worship Together, Reading the Bible, Talk About It, Family Activities, Pray Together and Bless Each Other – or do them all! Welcome Videos Start with a Welcome Video ...
  • Club 56 – Jan 9
    Miracles This year, we use Echo as our storytelling to help us relate to God’s story to discover meaning and develop fresh insights. It is our prayer that you can engage with your family using creative writing, drawing, and conversation. Each week, students will use an Echo Journal to complete the weekly activities. If you like an ...
  • Winter Family Faith Formation – Jan 9
    Winter Family Faith Formation – Jan 9 Join us each week as a family to celebrate all God has for us in the New Year! Pick from watching our Welcome Videos, Worship Together, Reading the Bible, Talk About It, Family Activities, Pray Together and Bless Each Other – or do them all! Welcome Videos Start with a Welcome Video ...
  • Weekend Prayers – January 8-9, 2022
    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 January 7th, 2022: Prayers of Healing for: Sandy Hansmann, Julie Issacson, Ray Schmalke, Goldie Taber, Jack Campbell, Baby Stoeckel, Pat Truchinski, Crispin Semakula, Jean Anderson, ...
  • “Connecting on Tuesdays” Book Group
    We read, discuss and learn. Readers of all ages are welcome! We discuss the book and close with prayer. Winter Tuesdays (see below for specific dates), 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. via Zoom, occasionally in person. Group meets the second and fourth Tuesdays. Current Book: Join us as we read and talk about “Tattoos on the Heart: The Power ...
  • Tool Box: Healthy Screen Relationships—Parenting in the Digital Age
    Healthy Screen Relationships—Parenting in the Digital Age Please join us for a free parent education session on January 30, 9:00-10:30 am. Family Screen Time, Kids and Tech, and Role Modeling Healthy Screen use are important topics for parents and caregivers of kids. Our presenter is Merri Guggisberg, a Certified Conscious Parenting Coach and speaker. Merri has worked ...