Adult Enrichment and Faith Formation

Adult Enrichment and Faith Formation – “Light” March 23

Welcome to our new way of sharing the wisdom of the scriptures and each other! I ask that all of you pause with me to be in prayer for our world as we face this pandemic crisis. Also pray for specific people and situations. This week’s study is on the word “light.” (Our new participant, […]

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.

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Upcoming Events

Yoga by ZOOM

March 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Nativity Yoga is Moving Online Starting Tuesdays, March 31st, through May 26th – 6pm, on ZOOM ...

Thursday AM Book Study

April 2 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Every Thursday, 9:30-11:00 AM. A study of contemporary books on topics that challenge and inform our...

Yoga for you!

April 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Nativity Yoga is Moving Inside Starting Tuesdays, September 3rd, through May 26th – 6pm, in th...

Yoga by ZOOM

April 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Nativity Yoga is Moving Online Starting Tuesdays, March 31st, through May 26th – 6pm, on ZOOM ...

Thursday AM Book Study

April 9 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Every Thursday, 9:30-11:00 AM. A study of contemporary books on topics that challenge and inform our...

Yoga for you!

April 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Nativity Yoga is Moving Inside Starting Tuesdays, September 3rd, through May 26th – 6pm, in th...

Yoga by ZOOM

April 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Nativity Yoga is Moving Online Starting Tuesdays, March 31st, through May 26th – 6pm, on ZOOM ...

Thursday AM Book Study

April 16 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Every Thursday, 9:30-11:00 AM. A study of contemporary books on topics that challenge and inform our...

Toolbox – Building Blocks of Faith

April 19 @ 9:15 am - 10:00 am
Helping children to have a meaningful faith life can be challenging. This isn’t something you have...

Toolbox – Building Blocks of Faith

April 19 @ 10:45 am - 11:30 am
Helping children to have a meaningful faith life can be challenging. This isn’t something you have...

News

  • 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 PM. Here is ...
  • 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?” ...
  • A Prayer for the World God of Healing and Protection: We ask that you place a blanket of protection from this virus over the globe. Heal these lands, and protect those who are most vulnerable. Give peace to those who struggle with loneliness and isolation. Grant endurance to the many businesses that are affected. Be at the bedside of those who ...
  • FAITH AT HOME for Club 56 Getting & Staying Connected – March 28-29 Our Bible, Our Stories – March 29 A Quick Note & Overview Kyle gives us an overview of Club 56 & a recap of how we have spent our time so far! And, feel free to enjoy this optional resource, an Overview: Acts Ch. 1-12 HI’s & LOW’s Take turns checking in with each other. If you’re solo, try ...
  • FAITH AT HOME for Families of Littles – March 28 & 29 Be Like a Bird!  Hello friends! Evan and I made a little video of circle time for our class. Check it out here to sing some old and new songs with us!   Music Time Sing “Hello Everybody How Do You Do”  “Bird Action Song”  “The Joy of the Lord” Story Time Read “Do Not Worry” chapter of the Spark Story Bible on pg ...
  • FAITH AT HOME for Grades 1-4 – March 28 & 29 A message from Leah Reddy. Fifth Sunday in Lent: This week we’ll explore a part of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount called the Beatitudes.  Worship Time: This Little Light of Mine: If you are able, light a candle to remind yourselves that Jesus is the light of the world. Jesus is with you, and Jesus is in you. Let ...
  • 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 download ...
  • Adult Enrichment and Faith Formation – “Light” March 23 Welcome to our new way of sharing the wisdom of the scriptures and each other! I ask that all of you pause with me to be in prayer for our world as we face this pandemic crisis. Also pray for specific people and situations. This week’s study is on the word “light.” (Our new participant, Lorna Jones, ...
  • ADVOCACY AT HOME – LOVE IN ACTION – CONFIRMATION – MARCH 22 Each week you will find resources to help create inspiration for doing social justice and advocacy at home. Come see our new FACEBOOK GROUP and see other creative ways to connect with each other!  Confirmation Because the in-person advocacy experiences have been put on hold.  Kelly has created short, weekly reflections for you to do to make up ...
  • 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 pre-packed ...