HOSPITALITY TEAM MEETING: On Sunday, May 21 at 6:30 PM there will be a meeting of the Hospitality Team members to provide feedback, get updates, sign up on the summer schedule and receive training if that hasn't happened for you yet.  Also, anyone from the congregation who would like to learn about the operation of the kitchen is welcome to join us.

RACIAL JUSTICE COFFEE CONVERSATION  Come join fellow ECLC members on Sunday, May 21 to discuss the letter signed by 113 members regarding the racial conversations between the students and faculty at St Olaf and our call for supportive action.  ALL are welcome!

MEALS ON WHEELS VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:  ECLC needs people to drop off meals to homebound Meals on Wheels recipients in Edina on Tuesday, May 30th or Friday, June 2nd from 11am-Noon.  Meet at Peace United Methodist (6335 Xerxes Ave S) to pick up meals and receive a map, meet grateful neighbors, then return the supplies. To sign up, email ECLCer Sarah I

LET’S DEDICATE THE MOSAIC!  After a year of design, art, painting, and scraping led by our faithful Mosaic Team, our One With Each Other mosaic is almost complete!  Join us in worship this Sunday for a special dedication of this all congregation piece of art!

NEW COLUMBARIUM?   Minister of Worship, Art and Music Robbyn S invites any ECLC members to meet at 9:15 a.m. on Sunday morning June 4th for a 35 minute meeting (so you can attend the 10:00 a.m. worship service) to begin the conversation as to where in the sanctuary, what materials and color, and the design of an additional columbarium.  We are almost out of room in our current one and so we need to begin planning for a new one.  We will meet in the conference room near the library on the upper level.  Contact Robbynif you have an questions.

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 at lssmn.org/eventsand indicate you’d like to sit with other ECLC members for the meal.

THANK YOU! "YOU PUT A SONG IN OUR HEARTS" CD  Thank you to all who participated to support our summer trip to El Salvador. We received $802! Thank you! Chloe, Megan, Grey, Dylan, Seth, Nathan, Seaver, Arlo, JD and Stephanie.

COMMUNITY EMERGENCY SERVICE:  What items are most needed at our local food shelf? Come find out on Thursday, May 18th from 9:00-10:30am as we pack groceries at Community Emergency Service, 1900 11th Ave S. Mpls.  Ages 5 through adult can learn & serve together. Email Laurento sign up.

THE WOMEN'S SHORT STORY GROUP of ECLC will meet on Friday, May 19, from 10am to noon. The host for May is Gail C.  Please RSVP to Gail. We are beginning Volume ONE of the series Listening for God, and will be discussing the very first story in the book.

HOLY LAND POTLUCK & PRESENTATION   Join us Sunday, May 21, 12:30 pm in the Fellowship Hall for a presentation of Pastor Stephanie’s trip to the Holy Land. She’ll share her collection of photos and stories from her pilgrimage with other local pastors, and explore the possibility of an ECLC pilgrimage in 2019. Come and enjoy!  

SAVE THE DATE: ECLC Ice Cream Social, June 14Join ECLC friends, friends you haven’t made yet, and neighbors for an ice cream social on Wednesday, June 14, 6-8 p.m. The Edina Fire Truck and Edina K-9 Unit are confirmed to appear between 6-7 p.m.! Tours of the building will occur every half hour starting at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy unlimited ice cream, music, kids activities and more.  All are welcome, please bring your friends!