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

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

Outdoor Faith Formation/Family Worship

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Join the Faith Formation team for Outdoor Family Worship and Faith Formation activities starting on ...

Wednesday AM Bible Study

August 4 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Wednesday AM Bible Study to Meet in Person Good News! After over a year of Zoom conversations, the W...

Yoga for you!

August 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday Evening yoga is back! Meet at Nancy Karkula’s backyard, 2901 33rd Ave NE. Enjoy time in...

Outdoor Faith Formation/Family Worship

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Join the Faith Formation team for Outdoor Family Worship and Faith Formation activities starting on ...

Connecting on Tuesdays

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

Wednesday AM Bible Study

August 11 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Wednesday AM Bible Study to Meet in Person Good News! After over a year of Zoom conversations, the W...

Yoga for you!

August 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday Evening yoga is back! Meet at Nancy Karkula’s backyard, 2901 33rd Ave NE. Enjoy time in...

Outdoor Faith Formation/Family Worship

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Join the Faith Formation team for Outdoor Family Worship and Faith Formation activities starting on ...

Wednesday AM Bible Study

August 18 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Wednesday AM Bible Study to Meet in Person Good News! After over a year of Zoom conversations, the W...

Yoga for you!

August 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday Evening yoga is back! Meet at Nancy Karkula’s backyard, 2901 33rd Ave NE. Enjoy time in...

News

  • Weekend Prayers – July 24-25, 2021
    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 23th, 2021: Prayers of Healing for: Patricia Peel, Karen Shun Erdman, Pete LeBak, Jack Campbell, Allen Draves, Kay Bjorke, Paul Stroom, Heidi Anderson Isaacson, ...
  • Summer Family Faith Formation – July 25
    Summer Family Faith Formation – July 25 Join us each week as a family to celebrate the fun of summer with some of the BIG stories of the Bible! 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 ...
  • Got Bounce?
    In the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats, or significant sources of stress- do you feel like you break? Or do you bounce?  The ability to bounce without breaking, or to adapt is resilience.   Dr. Foster Cole, Licensed Psychologist and Nativity member  presents, “Got Bounce? Resilience for Teens and Adults”.  You are also invited to download and save ...
  • Volunteering at Little Kitchen Food Shelf
    Nativity works weekly on Thursday evenings (5:45-7:30pm)  at the Little Kitchen Food Shelf at 1500 6th St NE., Minneapolis. It is a mission of Grace Lutheran Church. Nativity has partnered with them for over 5 years to volunteer one of the four days the food shelf is open. You can work monthly or any amount ...
  • 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. Please fill out the form below for more details.
  • Summer Family Faith Formation – July 18
    Summer Family Faith Formation – July 18 Join us each week as a family to celebrate the fun of summer with some of the BIG stories of the Bible! 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! Christmas in ...
  • Weekend Prayers – July 17-18, 2021
    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 16th, 2021: Prayers of Healing for: Karen Shun Erdman, Pete LeBak, Jack Campbell, Allen Draves, Kay Bjorke, Paul Stroom, Heidi Anderson Isaacson, Sue Lyon, ...
  • VillageFest Parade
    Join us on Friday August 6th, from 5:30pm to 8:30pm for some fun in the 2021 VillageFest Parade! Meet us at Nativity @ 5:30 For Beef and Veggie Hot Dogs and Fellowship. We will have T-Shirts representing our Nativity Pride. We will then gather at St. Charles at 7 pm to walk in the parade. We will have ...
  • Director of Music Ministry
    Job Summary The Director of Music Ministry will oversee and lead a rich diverse music community with a tradition of excellent music. The director, in collaboration with a creative team of pastors and other staff, will bring worship themes to life with music. Forming community through music is valued. With a variety of instrumental and vocal ...
  • Mental Health Resources for CYF
    Addressing the mental health needs of children is the responsibility of all community members. Children and youth learn from their parents, caregivers, family members, teachers, doctors – the adults they are taught to respect and rely on. In these roles, we impact how children and youth think about and care for their own mental health ...