SUNDAY FORUM: MAY 6 - Celebrating One Year of 66 West. Join Lee Blons for stories of the first year of housing formerly homeless young adults at 66 West. 9:45 Creekside Room

LOAVES AND FISHES: Preparing or serving a meal for hungry neighbors isn't just about food---it's about building God's Beloved Community. Join ECLCers on Tuesday, May 15th from 2:00-3:30 to prep the meal or 5:00-7:00 to serve the meal at Holy Rosary (2448 18th Ave S., Mpls). Sign up at ECLC.

CALLING ALL GARDENERS: Enjoy a Breaking Bread meal with other ECLCers who love gardening on Wednesday, May 16th at 6pm at ECLC. Share gardening tips, swap stories, and get shopping advice! Sign up at the Sign Up Center.

FOOD SHELF PACKERS NEEDED: Pack groceries at Community Emergency Service on Thursday, May 17 from 9:30-11:00 (1900 11th Ave S.). Email Dick M to sign up.

MISSION FAIR!  On Pentecost, Sunday, May 20th, participate in mini-service projects benefitting several ECLC mission partners between services…and vote for your favorite mission treat in a Bake Off, all part of our larger Pentecost Party.

JOIN OUR MUSLIM NEIGHBORS THIS RAMADAN:  ECLC will join Lutheran Social Service on May 31st at an Ifar Dinner to break the fast with our Muslim neighbors during the Holy Month of Ramadan. Hosted by the Center for Changing Lives in Minneapolis, hear local speaker Hamse Warsa at 8pm, then break the fast at 9pm with a celebratory meal.  Register for tickets here and email ECLCer Kellie E. to sit at the ECLC table.

JAZZ, DANCING, AND SUPPORTING HOMELESS YOUTH:  Join the Freedom Jazz! in their Spring Swing: An Afternoon of Jazz, Swing and Dancing on Sunday, May 6 from 3-5:30 pm at the Minneapolis Woman’s Club.  The Freedom Jazz! is a Twin Cities-based, non-profit LGBTQ jazz band and ECLCers Larry T. and Dave E. are in the group. A portion from every $15 ticket sold at ECLC will support 66 West. Tickets are available at ECLC on Sundays.

LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICE BENEFIT FOR YOUTH:  Join Cheryl P. & Jonathan F. for a luncheon benefitting LSS’ youth programming on Tuesday, May 15 at 11:30am at Nicollet Island Pavilion. Email Cheryl to join their table with other ECLCers.

PROPHETIC 2018    ECLC, in partnership with Redeemer, Grace Northeast, Westwood, and St. Michael's Lutheran Churches & Reconciling Works, is excited to present PROPHETIC 2018: Amplifying Queer & Colorful Voices. Join us May 18-19 for three main events Friday night and Saturday as we explore through art & community what it means to live faithfully and fully at the intersections of Racial and LGBTQIA+ justice and equity. Visit: https://www.redeemermpls.org/prophetic.html for more information.