SUNDAY FORUM   Join us on Sunday, December 18th at 9:45 am as Jonathan Rundman, ECLC member, leads us singing into the Christmas season (Creekside Room, lower level).

WIT--Women in Transition--welcomes family and friends at "Rise Up, O Men", the latest Church Basement Ladies presentation. We will attend on Sunday, January 15, at 2 PM at the Plymouth Playhouse. Tickets are $32 for adults, $19 for youth under 18. Reservation deadline is soon: December 23. Contact Lois V.

SUPPORT EDINA COALITION FOR GRIEF SUPPORT: Every time you Check-In on Facebook this month, ECLC’s Welcoming Team will donate $1 to the Edina Coalition for Grief Support.  Remember to make your check-in Public…or we won’t see it!

ADVENT ALTERNATIVE GIVING:  This Sunday the 18th, support alternative giving while picking up last minute gifts!  Purchase sewn items made by the youth of Redeemer Lutheran Church or pressed flower greeting cards created by Peggy Y to benefit ECLC’s Mission Committee after each worship service.

ADD YOUR SPARKLE to our Christmas Eve and Day worship services - kids (especially at the 3:30 service - extended prelude!), teens, adults - all are welcome to join in the music-making on 12/24 and 12/25. Email Melissa to get involved!

THE WOMEN’S SHORT STORY GROUP will meet at Marilyn’s home on December 16th at 10:00 a.m., for our annual Christmas Brunch.  All women are welcome to join us in sharing treats, stories, poems, and joys of the season.   Please RSVP to Marilyn.

LA NATIVIDAD HOSTS NEEDED:  Experience the bilingual Christmas tradition, La Natividad, a collaboration production of the Christmas story between St. Paul’s Lutheran and Heart of the Beast Theater.  ECLC is hosting the meal following the performance on Sunday, December 18th. 8 volunteers are needed from 7:45-9:00pm to serve and clean up the meal at St. Paul’s—you get to see the performance, too! Email Lauren at lmorsewendt@eclc.org to volunteer and see this incredible retelling of the story! /

SORT TOY DONATIONS FOR VEAP:  Sort remaining donations after VEAP’s Social Services’ big Christmas “store” providing gifts for over 1,000 children. On Wednesday, December 28th from 9am-Noon, meet at VEAP in Bloomington to sort!  To sign up, email ECLCer Rachel K.