Entries by Linda Owen

Newcomer to our church? Information series coming up

New to Falcon Heights Church? Consider attending a newcomer information series to learn more about us. This first of these newcomer sessions will be during Lent. We’ll meet over dinner on Sunday evenings, Feb. 18 and 25 and March 4 and 11. The Rev. Rick King will lead the sessions. In addition, church members will […]

Annual congregational meeting Jan. 28

Our annual congregational meeting is held each January. At this meeting, the members gather to hear reports from the past year. The meeting also sets the direction for Falcon Heights Church for the year to come. Invitation to Congregational Annual Meeting Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018 11:45 a.m. in the Gathering Room 1. Approval of minutes […]

Adult faith formation: the Great Migration

Millions of black Americans migrated from the south to the north in the 20th century. This Great Migration was like a refugee movement we would see today—but within one country’s borders. Join us during adult First Hour faith formation at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, to discuss Krista Tippett’s “On Being” podcast on this timely […]

January food collections

This month we’re collecting soups, chili, stew and other canned food for hot meals with protein. The donations will go to the Department of Indian Work food shelf. In addition, we’re collecting low-sugar cereal, granola bars and snack packs of nuts or dried fruit for for students at Falcon Heights Elementary School. Students take the […]

Help make blankets for Project Linus

Kids and adults are invited to help make no-sew blankets in an all-ages service project Sunday, Jan. 14. This activity is part of our monthly “Super Sundays” during our 9:30 a.m. First Hour faith formation classes. The blankets we make will go to other children in need of emotional comfort from a soft, warm covering. […]

Two water buffalo and counting

Last month our Sunday school children collected money for Heifer International. Heifer gives farm animals to families in poor areas of the world, offering them a sustainable livelihood and a chance for a better life. Our congregation donated $935.18–enough to purchase two water buffalo, with money left over to buy additional animals or support other […]

Leadership opportunities for young adults

The Minnesota Conference United Church of Christ will offer two leadership programs in 2018 for young adults 19 to 35 years old. The programs are in partnership with the national UCC. Pilgrim Point Camp will host the Summer Communities of Service (SCOS) program. The Conference, along with local congregations, will host the year-long Young Adult […]

Training for healing, restorative justice

Want to learn what you can do in your work and personal life to bring healing and peace to our communities? Consider signing up for the Minnesota Peacebuilding Leadership Institute’s one-day training Jan. 12 in Minneapolis. This session, called “Star-LITE,” focuses on psychological trauma healing, resilience, restorative justice and nonviolent conflict transformation. We’re hoping to […]