LENTEN OFFERING:  This Lent, we support St. Paul’s and Redeemer as our Lenten offering recipients, in recognition of our Solidarity theme and the ways in which we walk with both of our sister congregations.  To support the Lenten offering, place a check in the offering place made out to ECLC with “Lenten Offering” in the memo line, donate at a Wednesday night soup supper, or donate online at www.eclc.org.

SUNDAY FORUM: The Bible: 2000 Year History. On March 5th join us at 9:45 in the Sanctuary to continue our discussion of How, When and Why the Bible came together. ECLC member Rev. Deb Gensmer explores 2000 years of Biblical history and God’s faith in God’s people.

DEEP LISTENING—LEARN HOW ON SUNDAY!  When we walk in solidarity with someone, it helps to be able to fully hear their story. Join Spiritual Director Ruth Phelps for a hands-on active listener training where you’ll learn tips for truly listening to people, deepening relationships, and practicing solidarity. This Sunday, March 5th from 9:45-10:45 in the Creekside Room and organized by the Connectivity Team. All are welcome; email Lauren at lmorsewendt@eclc.org with questions.

SOUP SUPPER DONORS NEEDED:  Soup suppers begin Wednesday, March 8th at 6pm!   Volunteers to bring 2 loaves of bread, one gallon of milk, or 2 dozen dessert treats are needed on the 8th.  Soup volunteers also needed for future Wednesdays!  Email Lauren at lmorsewendt@eclc.org to bring something.

EL SALVADOR MIGRATION MOVIE NIGHT:  As debate on immigration continues, thousands of children are caught in the crossfire.  On Sunday, March 19th, join ECLC’s El Salvador Leadership Team and High School Youth Group for a free showing of the documentary, Which Way Home, which follows 5 children from Central America as they flee harrowing dangers in their homelands and make the treacherous journey north.   Learn the personal side of this mass-media story in a powerful documentary. Email Lauren at lmorsewendt@eclc.org to RSVP to this community event—bring friends and neighbors!

FOOD PACKING VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: More volunteers are needed on Thursday, March 9th from6-8pm at The Sheridan Story in Roseville to pack bags of food for school children to take home each weekend.  17 ECLCers are signed up—we need 12 more volunteers ages 8 through adult. Email Lauren at lmorsewendt@eclc.org to help out!

RACE & HEALTHCARE FORUM AT REDEEMER   The next “Race and …” forum will be held on Tuesday, March 14, 7 p.m. at Redeemer Lutheran (1800 Glenwood Ave N, Minneapolis). The forum will be focused on Race and Healthcare, featuring Dr. Julia Joseph-DiCaprio. The ongoing series is a partnership between Redeemer Lutheran, Westwood Lutheran, and ECLC. RSVP at the Signup Center!