MEALS ON WHEELS VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Kids and adults are invited to deliver Meals on Wheels to homebound folks in Edina on Friday, August 3rd from 11am-Noon. MOW is desperate for volunteers during the summer! Can you help? Email Lauren to sign up—it’s easy and all training is provided.

SUNDAY AUGUST 5th - Flash Chimes! - This is truly a music group EVERYONE can be a part of - if you can hold a magic wand, you can play a musical chime!!! No music reading necessary... gather round the piano at 9 a.m. to play some familiar tunes. Kids, adults, musicians and music appreciators - - this is your chance to add a shimmering sparkle to worship. Contact Melissa for more info or just show up! 

SUNDAY AUGUST 12th - Flash Choir! - Come one, come all to learn an easy song together and sing at the offering at our worship service that morning. Come gather around the piano at 9 a.m. and make a joyful noise - all are welcome!!! 

REDEEMER BLOCK PARTY:  Join the biggest party of the season at our sibling congregation, Redeemer Lutheran, 1800 Glenwood Ave in North Mpls. Show up for our neighbors for a fun night of BBQ, live music, games for kids, a dunk tank, and more! Save the date - Wednesday, August 15 from 6-8pm.

INTERSECTIONAL BOOK/FILM CIRCLE  Thoughtful conversations about environmental, racial, social justice and more. Read “Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds” by Adrienne Maree Brown. Meet on Wednesday, September 5th, 6:30-8pm at ECLC. E-mail LynMarie B. or Mary B. for more info.

VISIT CRISTO DE PAZ IN EL SALVADOR!  Next January, ECLCers are invited by Pastor Conchi and Cristo de Paz to visit El Salvador!  Join Pastor Jeff from January 7-13 as you visit El Salvador’s historic sites, are immersed in the migration crisis, hear the stories of families from Cristo de Paz, and build relationships without borders.  Cost is $650 plus airfare; some scholarships available.  Want to learn more? Email Lauren!