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This month at Minnetonka UMC.

This Sunday 

9:00 am Traditional Worship

10:45 am Jazz Worship

Sermon: Consecrating is Serious Business

Scripture: Deuteronomy 26:1-10; John 6:29-35

Adult Bible Study: 8:00 am Sunday Morning

Sunday School for kids ages PreK-6th grade during worship: Kids are invited to join us for a special activity in Sunday School!

Upcoming Activities

Sacred Space – Fridays, 9:30-11:30 am: Maya Angelou said, “You can’t use up creativity.  The more you use, the more you have.”  Stretch your creativity muscles Friday mornings, 9:30-11:30 am at church.  Sacred space is a quiet time set aside for you to work on your creative projects.  There will be options to share what you are working on, or you may keep it private.

Lydia Circle – Wednesday, October 24, 9:30-11:00 am: Lydia Circle will “Wade in the Water” by examining the educational, financial, judicial and economic systems of our culture.  We will look for the visible and invisible injustices within these systems.  

 

Christmas Cantata Practices, Wednesdays 6:30-7:15 pm: This year, the choir will present “All My Heart: A Journey to the Manger”, a stunning array of carols, poetry, anthems, and scripture, all accompanied with strings and harp. If you are interested in singing or narrating, or helping with any aspects of production and planning, please email Matt Reaves at matt.reaves@minnetonkaumc.org 

 

The Servant Leadership Board nomination forms and applications are available in the Fellowship Hall.  Those serving on the nominations team are both pastors, Servant Leadership Board members Myron Carlson and Megan Krueger, and lay people Warren Nelson and Nancy Scheel. 

 

MUMC CORR Announcement: These are some upcoming events that may be of interest to the MUMC community.  

  • The MN Peacebuilding Film Series at Birchwood Cafe will feature the powerful, hard-hitting documentary American Holocaust: When It’s All Over I’ll Still Be Indian on October 23, 7-9 pm, Space is limited so reserve a seat at http://www.mnpeace.org/events.html 

  • Beth El Synagogue in St. Louis Park is hosting Black Klansman | An Evening with Ron Stallworth on Thursday, October 25, 7-9PM.  In 1978 Stallworth, the first black detective in the Colorado Springs Police department, answered a classified ad posted by the local Ku Klux Klan faction. This captivating true story of one of the most audacious, and incredible undercover investigations in history. Tickets available at https://www.besyn.org/event/black-klansman-an-evening-with-ron-stallworth/ 

  • Park Square Theatre in St. Paul is running a play, The Agitators, September 21-October 28.Nothing changes if people are not talking about it.” A story about Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass and their 45-year friendship. Tickets available at https://parksquaretheatre.org/ 

 

Young at Heart – Thursday, October 25, 2018, 11:30 am-2:30 pm – Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related BehaviorAnita Cornelius, Certified Dementia Practitioner and volunteer educator for the Alzheimer’s Association, will be presenting information on this important topic.  Join us for lunch and learn more about what we can do to understand the behavior changes with dementia. There is no charge for this event but please sign up, so we know how many to expect for lunch. Information and sign-up sheets will be in Fellowship Hall on the information wall. Any questions contact Judy at the church office.  All are welcome to attend! 

 

Fall Cleanup – Saturday, October 27, 8:00 am: Please join the Facilities Team as we prepare the church grounds for winter.  Many hands are needed to complete the projects necessary before winter.  Bring rakes, pruning tools, gloves and energy.  Coffee and treats will be provided. 

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