SHORT STORY GROUP All Women are welcome to join the Women’s Short Story Group on Friday morning, November 17, from 10am-12pm at the church.  We will be discussing “The Welcome Table” by Alice Walker from the book, Listening For God. 

SUNDAY FORUM-NOVEMBER 19 Community Emergency Services (CES). Saundra Holden and Sahra Ali from CES will share their experiences in this ministry of providing food for the Somali community in Minneapolis.

MARKING OF BUCKTHORN Join the EcoFaith Team for Marking of Buckthorn on ECLC property, Saturday, November 18th at 9 a.m.  Removal will be done in the spring. For more information contact Barb P.

CREATE A MEAL WITH LOAVES & FISHES: Prep a meal from 2:00-3:30pm (note the new time!) or serve the meal (5:00-7:00pm) on Tuesday, November 21st at Holy Rosary (2448 18th Ave S., Mpls). Email Kathy at to sign up.

THANKSGIVING EVE WORSHIP AND PIE: We will gather for a Service of Thanksgiving, followed by fellowship with pie, on Wednesday, November 22 at 7:00 p.m. (Sign up Sunday to bring pie). 

VOTER RIGHTS EVENT AT ECLC:  On Thursday, November 16th at 7pm, ECLC will host the League of Women Voter’s public event, Voter Suppression, Voting Rights & the Future of Democracy, featuring MN Secretary of State Steve Simon, Carleton College Political Science Assistant Professor Christina Farhart and ACLU-MN Executive Director John Gordon. Tickets are free, but registration is required by clicking here.

60+ PARTY!  A purely social gathering for those 60 & better will be on Sunday, November 19th from 5-8pm. Bring a dessert or appetizer to share. Hosted by Ken & Mariat their handicapped accessible Edina condo room and rides are available. RSVP to Mari.

NOV. 26 ---WORSHIP IN SOLIDARITY WITH ST. PAUL’S: During a divisive time for immigrants in our communities, you’re invited to stand in solidarity with our predominantly immigrant sister congregation, St. Paul’s, on Sunday, November 26th at their bilingual worship service at 11am.  Join the Immigration Task Force, Deacon Lauren, and other ECLCers for worship (2742 15th Ave S.) followed by a potluck.  Email Lauren  to sign up & get directions.

ST PAUL’S & PRAYER PARTNERS: This Advent & Epiphany, be paired with a household from our sister congregation, St. Paul’s, in a prayer partnership. You’ll pray for each other daily, and, if your schedule allows, meet at the prayer partnership kick off in worship at St. Paul’s at 11am on Sunday, November 26th!  Email Lauren o sign up.