SUNDAY FORUM: On February 19th join us at 9:45 in the lower level Creekside room for a conversation on Transfiguration led by Member and Rev. Joel Benbow.

7 LAST WORDS OF CHRIST BOOK STUDY:  Throughout Lent, join ECLC’s Minister of Adult Faith Formation, Deb Gensmer, for a deeper dive into the Seven Last Words of Christ: The Message of the Cross for Today. Two book groups to choose from: Saturday mornings at 9:30am from 2/25-3/25 or Wednesdays from 6-7pm before Lenten worship from 3/1-3/29.

CRISTO DE PAZ SCHOLARSHIP SPONSORS NEEDED:  Support a student from our Salvadoran sister congregation, Cristo de Paz, with a scholarship to provide needed supplies and uniforms for their 2017 school year.  Scholarships range from $73-$165 for the year depending on the grade of the student; if you’re not yet sponsoring a student, email Sandy H to ask for a list of students needing scholarships.

LENTEN SOUP SUPPERS:  Soup suppers before evening Lenten Worship will begin at 6pm on Wednesday, March 8th and occur every Wednesday through April 5th. Sign up to prep the kitchen, bring soup, bring bread, or bring dessert at the Sign Up Center     Thanks!

PACK FOOD FOR KIDS!  On Thursday, March 9th from 6-8pm at the Roseville warehouse of Sheridan Story, ages 8 through adult are invited to join ECLC in a group food packing event for our partners at The Sheridan Story.  Pack bags of food for school children who otherwise wouldn’t have enough food over the weekend.  30 volunteers are needed. Email Lauren at to sign up.

NEWER MEMBER PARTY:  Find ECLC in the past 5 years? Come get to know other ECLCers in a social potluck at ECLC on Friday, March 10th from 6-8pm, including free childcare!  RSVP to Lauren at

INTERSECTIONAL BOOK/FILM CIRCLE: POSTPONED Read “This Is an Uprising: How Nonviolent Revolt is Shaping the Twenty-First Century” by Mark Engler for this month’s conversation. Wednesday, March 15 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm at ECLC. E-mail rsvp or questions to Mary B. or LynMarie B.

RACIAL JUSTICE COFFEE CHAT  Once a month, join the table in the Fellowship Hall marked “Racial Justice” for a conversation about a question or topic relevant to racial justice in our world today. All are welcome to engage in conversation and bring your own questions and perspectives. We will utilize the RESPECT guidelines for the discussion. This Sunday’s question: We adopted a racial statement. What does it mean and what now?”