Entries by Linda Owen

Choir and orchestra to offer Schubert mass Dec. 10

The Chancel Choir of Falcon Heights Church and a professional orchestra will present Schubert’s beautiful Mass in C at the Dec. 10 Sunday morning worship service at 10:30 a.m. This annual choral offering to our congregation and community is directed by Joel Johnson. Admission is free.

Dinner for 8 (or 7) is back

Get to know your fellow FHCers better over dinner. We’re reviving Dinner for 8 (or 7), organizing groups of eight (or seven) people to dine together at someone’s home. Whether you’re a single or a double, and whether you can host or not, please sign up in the Gathering Room. Once each group is formed, […]

“Super Sunday” of service for Aliveness Project

Bring your creativity and holiday spirit to the next Super Sunday during First Hour, 9:30 a.m., on Nov. 12!  All ages are welcome to help make holiday gift tags for the Aliveness Project’s Holiday Gift Program. The mission of the Aliveness Project is to link people living with HIV to resources for leading healthy, self-directed […]

Sandwich making for Simpson House Nov. 9

Volunteers of all ages are needed at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, in the Gathering Room to help make 300 sandwiches and fill 50 bags with snacks for Simpson House. Please sign up on the sheet in the church lobby. This outreach ministry is funded by your first Sunday communion offering.

Sing with the choir and professional orchestra

Sing along with the Chancel Choir and professional orchestra in the presentation of Schubert’s beautiful Mass in C at the Dec. 10 Sunday morning worship service. It’s a short-term commitment of eight brief rehearsals, starting Wednesday, Oct. 11, at 7:30 p.m. The music will be worked on during the first part of the rehearsal. If you’re interested, […]

Fill the altar with bounty to share Oct. 15 & 22

This Sunday and next, Oct 15 and 22, let’s fill the altar table with the bounty we have to share with those in need. Take your gifts right up to the front of the sanctuary before worship begins. (You can also drop items off at the church during the week.) What to bring: Low-sugar cereal, individual […]

Fall book discussion: “A Good Time for the Truth”

We are launching an all-church book club with the very popular, eye-opening book about race in our community, “A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota.” Stories by 16 excellent Minnesota writers tell us, from their differing perspectives, how racism has affected them and their families. Join in the discussions after worship on Oct. […]

October food and clothing collections

Protein-rich food: We’re collecting soups, chili and stews for the Department of Indian Work food shelf in October. Please place your donations in the buckets in the church lobby. Other food is also always welcome. Breakfast cereal for kids: We’re also collecting healthy low-sugar cereal and granola bars for the weekend food backpacks that are […]

Hear Pastor Jacob’s story Oct. 6

Mark your calendar for the Friday, Oct. 6, Women’s Fellowship meeting (men are welcome, too). After socializing and snacks at 10 a.m., Pastor Jacob Kanake will share some childhood memories of growing up in a communal village with many siblings (originally 12) and a very special grandmother. He will share stories about his beginnings, and […]

Help the UCC respond to hurricane disasters

UCC Disaster Ministries is gearing up for long-term recovery work in the Gulf Coast region affected by Hurricane Harvey, as well as relief efforts in the Caribbean and areas of the U.S. mainland affected by hurricanes Irma and Maria. The UCC is part of response networks you see on the news and those you don’t […]