SHORT STORY GROUP   All women are welcome on Friday, June 16th to join us at 10:00 am at Marilyn D's home.   We will be discussing, "The Dwarves in the Stable" by Frederick Buechner" the second story in first book of the Listening For God series. Please call Marilyn to RSVP or for questions. 

CAMP KNUTSON AIRPORT VOLUNTEERS:  Assist children living with severe disorders of the skin as they navigate MSP airport on their way to/from Camp Knutson for a week of fun and friends!  We have special need for more volunteers on June 18 and 23. Volunteers are needed for three-hour shifts between 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on Sunday, June 18; Friday, June 23; and Sunday, July 2. Sign up at the sign up center; background checks required.

ECOFAITH NEWS: Did you know, our ECLC middle schoolers helped clean the Minnehaha Creek this spring, learning first-hand what it is to Care for God’s Creation!

AN INVITATION FROM ST. PAUL’S LUTHERAN: Our Peace Garden is growing! We've planted two fruit trees, started the small container demonstration plots, and sketched out where the meditation path will be. We are having a work day this coming Monday, June 12, from 3-6 pm at 2742 15th Ave S, Minneapolis. We'd love to have you join us. Children welcome. We will have snacks! -Patrick Cabello Hansel

STORY SONG & SNACK:  Summer POP-UP stories, songs & snacks for all ages! Join us Sunday mornings at 9:30am to listen to a children's story, sing a children's song, and eat a healthy snack together. Sign up at sign-up center to help.

ICE CREAM SOCIAL: HELP NEEDED!  Please visit the Sign Up Center on Sunday to volunteer for various tasks during the Ice Cream Social and Neighborhood Open House on June 14th. From serving ice cream to welcoming our neighbors, your hospitality and help is needed!

PACK MEALS WITH CES!  Ages 5 through adult are invited to pack culturally appropriate groceries for homebound neighbors from 9-10:30 on Thursday, June 15th at Community Emergency Service’s food shelf: 1900 11th Ave S., Mpls. 

FROM THE ASHES FILM: Please join your EcoFaith team in viewing a National Geographic Film From the Ashes.  A compelling look at the lives and issues behind the “war on coal.”   Tuesday, June 20 from 7:00- 9:00 pm atECLC. Invite all your friends who Care for God’s Creation.  Sign up at the sign-up center.

OBSERVE RAMADAN AT AN IFTAR DINNER: Join ECLCers on Thursday, June 15th at 7pm at Lutheran Social Service’s Center for Changing Lives in Mpls to break the fast together during the season of Ramadan. Representative Ilhan Omar will be the keynote speaker and you’ll learn about LSS’ refugee resettlement program, followed by a special breaking the fast meal.  Tickets are $25 by registering here and indicate that you’d like to sit with other ECLC members for the meal.

A GOOD TIME FOR THE TRUTH AT CENTRAL LIBRARY On June 12th from 7 – 8.30, Minneapolis Central Library will host threewriters featured in A Good Time for The Truth, IBé, Bao Phi and Rodrigo Sanchez-Chavarria will be discussing their essays and their experiences living in Minnesota as people of color. Free and open to the public! Q&A will follow the reading, hosted by the editor Sun Yung Shin.