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Hunger Outreach Team – East Side Meals on Wheels

Seeking Meals on Wheels Drivers Are you looking for a way to get out of the house? Maybe your legs need some stretching during your lunch hour. Are you looking for a way to serve others in a safe way during these COVID times? Look no further! Nativity has long partnered with Eastside Meals on […]

Fall Family Faith Formation – Oct 31 & Nov 1

Fall Family Faith Formation – Oct 31 & Nov 1 HAPPY ALL SAINTS DAY!! Join us each week as a family to have fun together with God’s great stories! 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! […]

Nativity Christmas Outreach for Metro Youth who are homeless

Nativity Christmas Outreach for Youth who are homeless will take place again this year despite COVID. In fact, all the more reason to make the effort to help brighten the holiday season for youth who are facing many challenges. LSS Circle is once again coordinating the effort to support the youth served by LSS. Due […]

PRAYER FOR COMPASSION AND TOLERANCE

O Patient God: Teach us to nurture compassion and tolerance—as we wait:  for a vaccine, for children to return to school, for in person worship at Nativity, for the election results, for a return to more normalcy. And for _____________________________. We ask that you defuse the destructive anger that encomapsses much of our nation. May […]

Weekend Prayers – Oct. 31 & Nov. 1, 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 October 30th, 2020: Prayers of Healing for: Don Miller, Kathryn Hoffman, Leslie Anderson, Joe Schider, Sandy Almlie, Sue Lyon, Mark […]

Family Advocacy Week- October 26-30

October Family Advocacy Week- Global Ministry OCTOBER 26-30th, 2020 Join us this week as we hear stories, read stories,  and make a new story of our own by helping our Global Community! You will find everything here and on our Social Media. Each day we will post new content for you to hear and learn […]

FAITH AT HOME – Club 56 – Oct. 25

The Beginning The Beginning Rewind Our journey together this year is exploring God’s Big Story in the Old Testament! It is encouraged that families watch the videos, read the texts, reflect on the summaries, respond to the questions and pray together. However, Club 56 participants can also do this on their own- you might need […]

Weekend Prayers – October 24 & 25, 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 October 23th, 2020: Prayers of Healing for: Sandy Almlie, Sue Lyon, Mark Johnson, Joel Setterholm, Jack Stouten, Julie Bonde, Joe […]

Fall Family Faith Formation – Oct 24 & 25

Fall Family Faith Formation – Oct 24 & 25 HAPPY REFORMATION SUNDAY! Join us each week as a family to have fun together with God’s great stories! 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 […]

Dismantling Systemic Racism

Update on Nativity’s Journey in Dismantling Systemic Racism and other Systemic Injustices An action team from the Nativity community has been created; including individuals from it’s clergy, council, and Racial Equity and Justice Ministry Team. This team has entered into a partnership with Kaleo Center​for Faith, Justice and Social Transformation and it’s Founding Director, Steve […]

All Saints Weekend 2020

This year, due to Covid, we are not gathering face to face for All Saints Weekend, but we are offering a remembrance ritual that you might find helpful.  On Sunday November 1, 10:30 am-12:30 pm, in the church upper parking lot, a remembrance tent will be set up. One of the pastors will greet you […]

FAITH AT HOME – Club 56 – Oct. 18

The Beginning The Tower of Babel Our journey together this year is exploring God’s Big Story in the Old Testament! It is encouraged that families watch the videos, read the texts, reflect on the summaries, respond to the questions and pray together. However, Club 56 participants can also do this on their own- you might […]

Guest Pastor, Pastor Brian C. Herron Sr.

On March 24, 2004, Brian was licensed to preach; on August 13, 2006 he was ordained.  He served as an Associate Minister at Zion Baptist Church under the leadership of his father, Reverend Curtis Herron, for three years.  In December, 2006, Brian was formerly installed as the Pastor of Zion Baptist Church. Pastor Brian Herron […]

Fall Family Faith Formation – Oct 17 & 18

Fall Family Faith Formation – Oct 17 & 18 Join us each week as a family to have fun together with God’s great stories! 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 by picking […]

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 […]

Weekend Prayers – October 17 & 18, 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 October 16th, 2020: Prayers of Healing for: Sandy Almlie, Sue Lyon, Mark Johnson, Joel Setterholm, Jack Stouten, Julie Bonde, Joe […]

Weekend Prayers – October 10 & 11, 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 October 9th, 2020: Prayers of Healing for: Sandy Almlie, Sue Lyon, Mark Johnson, Joel Setterholm, Ashley Olsen, Jack Stouten, Seth […]

FAITH AT HOME – Club 56 – Oct. 11

The Beginning Flood & Rainbow This week, on our journey exploring God’s Big Story in the Old Testament, we are focusing on the story of the Flood & Rainbow. Think Noah’s ark, the Dove, and God’s Covenant with humans! It is encouraged that families watch the videos, read the texts, reflect on the summaries, respond […]

Fall Family Faith Formation – Oct 10 & 11

Fall Family Faith Formation – Oct 10 & 11 Join us each week as a family to have fun together with God’s great stories! 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 by picking […]

Remembering Gregory Theisen

Hello Friends, Gregory Theisen, Nativity Lutheran’s Associate Director of Music Ministry entered life eternal September 11, 2020 after a long and difficult illness. Gregory’s musical accomplishments were many but Gregory was always gentle and humble. In his life and his music, Gregory embodied serenity and God’s peace. Thank you, Greg, for all you have done to make […]

Weekend Prayers – October 3 & 4, 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 October 2nd, 2020: Prayers of Healing for: Phillip “Doug” Engebretson, Sandy Almlie, Mel Seeland, Gail Holmes, Sue Lyon, Mark Johnson, […]

Fall Family Faith Formation – Oct 3 & 4

Fall Family Faith Formation – Oct 3 & 4 Join us each week as a family to have fun together with God’s great stories! 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 by picking […]

Racial Justice Resources For Adults

Books for Adults My Grandmother’s Hands– Resmaa Menakem The Book of Forgiving: The Fourfold Path for Healing Ourselves and Our World Paperback – Desmond Tutu , Mpho Tutu I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness – Austin Channing Brown The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness – […]

Fall Family Faith Formation – Sept 26 & 27

Fall Family Faith Formation – Sept 26 & 27 Join us each week as a family to have fun together with God’s great stories! 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 by picking […]

FAITH AT HOME – Club 56 – Sept. 27

The Beginning Creation Our journey together this year is exploring God’s Big Story in the Old Testament! It is encouraged that families watch the videos, read the texts, reflect on the summaries, respond to the questions and pray together. However, Club 56 participants can also do this on their own- you might need a journal […]

Weekend Prayers – September 26 & 27, 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 September 25th, 2020: Prayers of Healing for: Sandy Almlie, Mel Seeland, Steve Hudak, Phil Chavez, Gail Holmes, Sue Lyon, Rhonda […]

Trudie Houwman shares her story

Trudie is one of our Homelessness Outreach Team leaders For more information: https://www.nativitychurch.org/serve/local/homelessness-outreach-team/

Jacob Pearce shares his story

Jacob is one of our CYF Youth leaders and Homelessness Outreach Team leader for People Serving People. For more information: https://www.nativitychurch.org/serve/local/homelessness-outreach-team/

Allison Woodwick shares her story

Allison is one of our Hunger Outreach Team leaders for Little Kitchen Food Shelf. For more information: https://www.nativitychurch.org/serve/local/hunger-outreach-team/

Ephraim Olani shares his story

Ephraim is one of our Interfaith-Intercultural Outreach Team leaders for our Sub-Saharan African Youth & Family Services. For more information: https://www.nativitychurch.org/serve/local/interfaith-intercultural-outreach-team/