CONFIRMATION YOUTH & FAMILY ORIENTATION.  On Wednesday, September 7 at 6:30 pm join Pastor Erik, Kelly, and J.D. in the new sanctuary where we'll gather together to meet small group leaders, talk a little bit about what it means to follow Jesus, and hear what this Confirmation year will look like. Registrations are due! Please get your forms turned in as soon as you can.

INVEST IN OUR VALUES: INVEST IN 66 WEST! Join 66 West supporters on Thursday, September 15th at 7pmat Richfield United Methodist Church to dig deeper on why ending homelessness matters to you…then share those values with special guest Hennepin County Commissioner Marion Greene.  A combination learning and advocacy event, you’ll leave with deeper knowledge on 66 West AND advocate for essential Hennepin County funding to support it.  Email Lauren for more information.

CARNIVAL…FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE!  Mark your calendars for a night under the big top—focused around justice for all God’s creation!  The Carnival de Resistance is coming to our sister congregation, Redeemer Lutheran Church, with circus acts, art, stories, music, and more from Sept 13-26.  Join ECLC at 1800 Glenwood Ave N in Mpls.  on Friday, Sept 16 at 6:30pm for an evening of theater weaving music, dance theater, storytelling and circus arts to highlight the power of Earth andAir in our ancient and contemporary stories of resistance, ending with a dance and drum circle.  Free will donation. 

LOAVES & FISHES:  Volunteers are needed to prepare a meal (1:30-3:00) and serve a meal (5:00-7:00pm) on Tuesday, September 20th at Loaves & Fishes (2448 18th Ave S., Mpls).