Join us this Sunday, immediately following worship, to meet thegentlemanartist. Robert, Artist in Residence from Redeemer Center for Life, will be painting during worship and will bring over 50 new pieces for you to enjoy. For those interested in purchasing, Robert will donate 25% of total sales (priced between $20 and $275) that day to RCFL. He will also be giving away the two seascapes he painted during our May 19 Sunday Forum and a deluxe package of 5 pieces. We’ll also have bagels, fruit ,beverages, and goodies for all! For more information, contact ECLC Mission Partner Liaison, Cheryl P.

PARENTS OF HIGH SCHOOLERS. AND BEYOND! Let's talk about the joys and struggles of living with teenagers. This group is intended for parents of current high school students AND parents who have already navigated the tumultuous teen years-- and managed to survive! Our first gathering will be at 7pm on Wednesday, June 12 at Anne & Chris H's home. Contact Anne to sign up or for more information.

ECLC’S NEIGHBORHOOD NIGHT OUT—RSVP NOW! Get ready to socialize with other ECLCers in YOUR neighborhood on Wednesday, June 19th from 6-8pm. Email Lauren to RSVP and get the address for the party nearest you!

INTERIM PASTOR UPDATE Pastor Jay Carlson was called by the Minneapolis Area Synod to serve as interim associate pastor at ECLC following Pastor Stephanie’s death in September. He will continue to serve through November, unless a new co-pastor is called sooner. At this point, his last day with us at ECLC is scheduled for November 24. As a reminder, he is available for pastoral visits during the week. You may reach him at the church office.

RACIAL JUSTICE RESOURCES: Over 30 ECLCers gathered last month to discuss Bryan Stevenson’s book, Just Mercy. Some of the powerful resources suggested that evening are listed here: 1) "Seeing White" podcasts, Episodes 31-45; 2) The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander; and 3) White Fragility by Robin Diangelo.