BECOME LUTHERAN AS AN ADULT? JOIN THE CONVERSATION!   Did you come to ECLC from another denomination? Did you become Lutheran as an adult? Whether it was a year ago…or twenty years ago, come for a special Breaking Bread dinner just for you. Join others who did not grow up Lutheran to share stories of the challenges of that transition and of the quirks of now being Lutheran. Come on Sunday, June 12 at 5pm to the Edina home of Kirsten & Peter.

LAMBS PLAY DATE & PICNIC:  Parents and guardians of our 0-3 year old Lambs are invited to a playdate at 11:00am on Sunday, June 12 at Armitage Park in Minneapolis. Come for casual fun and bring a picnic lunch while the kiddos play!  

SUMMER COFFEE SPONSORS NEEDED During the summer months, we’ll have to import our coffee on Sunday mornings, as we do not have adequate preparation and clean-up facilities onsite. If you are passionate about coffee and would like to volunteer to pick-up and/or sponsor a Caribou 2.5-gallon container ($35) on Sunday mornings, sign up at the sign-up center.

WIT: WOMEN IN TRANSITION will continue our Eco-Faith study by discussing "America's Climate Century" by Sen. Robert Hogg. We will meet 7-9 pm on Tuesday, June 14 at the home of Vicki N. 

REFUGEE MENTOR TRAINING: Help welcome newly arriving refugee families get acclimated to Minnesota. Commit to 3 visits per month for 3 months. A full training will be provided by Lutheran Social Service on Tuesday, June 14 at 7pm at ECLC.  Join the 5 ECLC households already mentoring!  Email Larry to sign up.

TOUR D’COOP PLAYDATE, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 10 AM- NOON Curious about urban chickens? Bring your children to Pastor Stephanie’s house for firsthand experience, and to learn more about caring for God’s good creation. Please also consider donating $10 toward an ELCA Good Gifts chick to benefit World Hunger. Sign up at the Sign Up Center if you know you’re coming, or if you decide to come last minute, you will be welcomed!

ALWAYS BEING MADE NEW: IFTAR DINNER (Breaking the fast for Ramadan) on Thursday, June 23 at 8:15pm at Masjid Al Rahman Islamic Center, Bloomington.  Join other ECLC members and our Muslim neighbors during the sacred month of Ramadan as part of a series of open houses scheduled by the Taking Heart Program, a partnership between the Minnesota Council of Churches and The Muslim American Society of Minnesota. Sign up at the Sign Up Center, or contact Johanna for more information.

LOVE THEATER? LET’S TALK!  Join other ECLCers who love theater for conversation on favorite shows, hidden gem theaters, and more during a casual dinner conversation on Thursday, June 23 at 6:30pm at the Edina home of Cindy E.  Sign up to attend and bring a salad, appetizer, dessert, or beverage by emailing Cindy.

WOMEN’S SHORT STORY GROUP All women are welcome to join us on Friday, June 24 at 10 am at Judy D's home.We will discuss the 1st story in our new book “Listening for God”  Please let Judy know if you plan to attend. 

THANK YOU PAINTERS!  Thanks to all the volunteers who helped paint the interior walls of the lower level during our two, recent painting days. It all looks excellent - great job!  Very exciting to see this finishing phase of our construction project. 

WORSHIP WITH ST. PAUL’S: Join with other ECLCers for a bilingual worship service at St. Paul’s Lutheran (2742 15th Ave S.) on Sunday, June 26th at 11am. Stay for an optional potluck and a chance to work on ECLC’s mosaic for our new building! Experience worship in a new way as part of our Always Being Made New summer. RSVP at Sign Up Center.