Entries by Linda Owen

Lead pastor position posted online

The position of lead pastor for Falcon Heights Church, United Church of Christ, has now been posted on the websites of the national UCC and the Minnesota Conference. More information and a link to the national UCC ministry opportunities listings can be found on the Minnesota Conference jobs page.

Serve a meal at House of Charity March 4

On Saturday, March 4, we head to the House of Charity in Minneapolis to prepare and serve a meal. We will meet in the church parking lot at 8:30 a.m. to carpool and return around noon. Between five and eight people are needed to help prepare food and serve it to residents and homeless people. […]

Serve a meal at House of Charity March 4

On Saturday, March 4, we are heading to the House of Charity in Minneapolis to prepare and serve a meal. We will meet in the church parking lot at 8:30 a.m. to carpool and return around noon. Between five and eight people are needed to help prepare food and serve it to residents and homeless […]

Weekday class: Finding the “new you” in retirement

Because so much of our adult life is devoted to work, our individual identity is often closely tied to our work. When we retire, we need to shed the identity and the time demands that have dominated our life. And while letting go, we need to find the “new me” and refocus on our relationships […]

New adult study: the book of Revelation

Ever wondered what to make of Revelation, the strange, final book of the New Testament? How do we as progressive Christians understand the wild and often violent imagery of this piece? What was the historical context for these writings and the author’s original intent? Why has a literal interpretation of these writings become so popular […]

300 Sandwiches for Simpson House Feb. 16

This 6:30 p.m. outreach project is a great way to get your whole family involved. We don hairnets and plastic gloves (all provided) and assemble 300 sandwiches, along with a number of lunch bags. Outreach Ministry Team members drive these to the Simpson House shelter in Minneapolis later that evening. The next day, the sandwiches […]

Building the Beloved Community

By Rev. Anne Swallow Gillis — The beginning of Jesus’ public ministry is remarkable for what he does NOT say. One might expect him to jump right in with “Hello everybody, now I want you to love one another!” Or perhaps an admonition to act decent, caring, kind; something manageable on a person-to-person level. Why doesn’t […]

Meals for church families

Help prepare and deliver meals to church families and individuals who are going through times of challenge and crisis. Contact Tracy Faville at 651-483-0260 or Charleen Prill at 651-490-0415. (Updated 1-12-17)

Youth Wednesday night suppers

Our senior high youth group (grades 9-12), led by Michelle Vance and Paul McCune-Zierath, meets every Wednesday at 5:45 p.m. for supper and conversation. Can you provide dinner for the group, and perhaps stay to eat with us? An entree for five to six people is needed. Email Michelle at vance.analysis@gmail.com. (Updated 1-12-17)

Sunday worship leaders

The members of the Worship Ministry Team want you! Each Sunday we need people to help with the following important roles: Reader: Read scriptures and assist the pastor as needed with other reading during the service. Colleen will send you the reading ahead of time. Greeter: Welcome people as they come in on Sunday morning. […]