MARCH IN THE PRIDE PARADE: Join 49 Reconciling in Christ Lutheran congregations from across the Twin Cities by marching with our partners at ReconcilingWorks in this year’s Twin Cities PRIDE parade on Sunday, June 25th at 11am. If you’ve never marched, it’s a powerful and moving experience. A limited number of spots are available.
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! Volunteers are needed for three-hour shifts between 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on Sunday, June 18, Friday, June 23, Sunday, July 2, and Friday, July 7. Contact Dan Mason for more information or to sign up; background checks required.
RIDES TO CHURCH: We have 3 different members who would greatly appreciate a ride to worship services on Sunday morning. One lives in Bloomington/Edina border near 494… another lives near Southdale and another in Minneapolis right near the church. If you might be interested in helping out please contact Pastor Strand.
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 Methodistto pick up meals and receive a map, meet grateful neighbors, then return the supplies.
NEW COLUMBARIUM? Minister of Worship, Art and Music Robbyn S. invites any ECLC members to meet at 9:15 am on Sunday morning June 4th for a 35 minute meeting (so you can attend the 10:00 am 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.
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 $25and indicate that you’d like to sit with other ECLC members for the meal.
ECLC ICE CREAM SOCIAL, JUNE 14 Join ECLC friends, friends you haven’t made yet, and neighbors for an ice cream social on Wednesday, June 14, 6-8 pm. 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 6:30pm. Enjoy unlimited ice cream, music, kids’ activities and more. All are welcome, please bring your friends!