FEBUARY 4 SUNDAY FORUM: God’s Magnificent Universe: Creation and the Creator. Dr. George Withbroe (retired astrophysicist) will discuss the relationship between God, the universe and us.  Join us at 9:45 in the Sanctuary.

GIRL SCOUT COOKIE TIME!  ECLCers who are Girl Scouts will sell cookies this Sunday, February 4th!  Are you a Girl Scout who’d like to sell cookies on Sunday? Email Katherine to coordinate.

FREE SWAP FOR KIDS & TEENS:  It’s The Great Recycling!  Have your teens, tweens, kids, and little ones bring toys, books, and clothes they’ve grown out of to ECLC’s FREE Swap on Sunday, February 11th. Then, peruse the free sale and take items for the child in your life’s next stage of life!  Declutter, recycle, and share in one great event!

CRISTO DE PAZ STUDENTS NEED SCHOLARSHIPS:  Six young students who are new to our sister congregation in El Salvador, Cristo de Paz, are in need of a scholarship this year. If you’re not yet a sponsor, would you like to pray for a student, send a bi-annual letter, and support the purchase of their school supplies? If yes, please contact ECLCer Sandy H.

JONATHAN RUNDMAN PLUS FAMILY AND FRIENDS IN CONCERT AT ECLC!    All ages welcome on Saturday, February 10th at 7pm. $10 per person / $20 per family suggested donation at the door. National touring songwriter Jonathan Rundman performs a concert for the first time in his own home town of Edina! Backed by his family and an all-star band of ECLC musicians, Jonathan will feature a variety of songs and sounds from across his 25-year career.

CONVERSATIONS FOR CAREGIVERS: Are you caring for a loved one or friend?  ECLC is beginning a regular gathering time for caregivers to support each other, and share ideas and resources. Come once or every time.  You’re invited on Thursday, February 15th from 6:30-8:00pm at ECLC.

WOMEN’S SHORT STORY GROUP: Short Story will gather on February 16th at 10 am at the home of Nancy P.  We’ll be discussing ‘Exiles’ by Garrison Keillor from Volume 1 of Listening for God. All are welcome! Please RSVP to Nancy

INTERSECTIONAL BOOK/FILM CIRCLE  Thoughtful conversations about environmental, racial, social justice and more. Read “My Grandmother's Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies" by Resmaa Menakem. Meet Thursday, February 22th from 6:30-8pm at ECLC. (Note date change)