Entries by Linda Owen

Committee lists qualities sought in a new pastor

As the Pastoral Search Committee continues work on our church profile, its members have listed 10 qualities we will be looking for in a new pastor. This list will be included in our church profile. Read more about how the committee came up with qualities we seek in a pastor. Our church is looking for […]

Church survey is complete

The Pastoral Search Committee has finished work on the Family Survey that was conducted to gather information for our church profile. We received surveys from 67 people. Thank you to everyone who took the time to respond! Your answers to the survey’s opinion questions highlight your awareness of changing demographics and challenges in our community, […]

Autumn Wednesdays at Falcon Heights Church

Join us Wednesday evenings Oct. 26 through Dec. 7 for “Autumn Wednesdays at Falcon Heights Church.” 6 p.m. – Hot supper for all, with main dish provided by the Intergenerational/Adult Ministry Team. Bring salad or dessert to share if you want, or just come and eat. 6:30-7:20 p.m. – “Conversations on Race with Gary Kwong,” […]

October discussions on Islam

In response to a number of requests from our congregation to learn more about Islamic beliefs and practices, we are starting a five-part series during First Hour, led by Conee Biggs, called “The Jesus Fatwa.” How might we move beyond stereotypes and fear when it comes to our Muslim neighbors here in the Twin Cities […]

Another look at “faith”

By Rev. Anne Swallow Gillis – I had an interesting discussion with the parents of our confirmation students the other night. Midway now through working with our five 7th-9th graders, I wanted to better understand their parents’ hopes and expectations, given that they were each requiring their child to attend. What struck me in our […]

Speakers on Block Nurse program Oct. 7

The Women’s Fellowship of Falcon Heights Church invites all to come hear guest speakers Jody and Leann from the Como Park/Falcon Heights Living-at-Home Block Nurse Program. The mission of this program is to organize community volunteers, professionals and family members to provide care for their neighborhood seniors in ways that support choice, dignity, and independence. […]

Celebrate Joel & Karen Johnson’s 50 years as music staff

Falcon Heights Church, United Church of Christ, will recognize Music Director Joel Johnson and Organist Karen Johnson Oct. 16 for 50 years of service as the church’s music staff. A luncheon will follow a 10:30 a.m. worship service highlighting the importance of music in the life of the congregation. Former choir members and current and […]

Calling all singers for Dec. 4 Handel presentation

Sing along with the Chancel Choir and professional orchestra in a special presentation of great Handel choruses (Hallelujah and more) at the Dec. 4 Sunday morning worship service. This experience will give you an opportunity to: Sing master choral works by great composers Perform with a professional orchestra Improve your singing voice and reach new […]

Winter wear donations needed

Bring new or gently used winter coats, jackets and boots to church. We will take these to the Department of Indian Work clothing room at Interfaith Action to be distributed to people in need. Other gently used winter clothing can be donated as well. Place your donation in the shopping cart near the coat rack.