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1831 Minnehaha Avenue East
Greater East Side, MN, 55119




Upcoming Events:

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

  • Fare for all Express 4-6 p.m.

Sunday, February 10, 2019

  • Choir rehearsal 9 a.m.

  • Worship 10 a.m.

  • Fellowship 11 a.m. fireside room

  • Adult Ed: Memory care decisions 11:30 a.m.

Sunday, February 17, 2019

  • Choir rehearsal 9 a.m.

  • Sunday school 9:15-9:45 a.m.

  • Worship 10 a.m.

  • Church Council 11:30 a.m.

  • Bauman concert 3 p.m.

Monday, February 18, 2019 Presidents Day

  • HPLC will be closed for the holiday

  • Rev. Sara will out of the office from 9-noon.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

  • Greater East Side Community Council Meeting 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, February 24, 2019

  • Choir rehearsal 9 a.m.

  • Worship 10 a.m.

  • Outreach meeting 11:30 a.m.


The Special offering for the month of February is:

Blankets +, the CWS Blanket Program is one of many programs that Church World Service shares in a hope-filled tomorrow. Your support truly makes a difference in the lives of children and families the world over.  In the United States, CWS distributed the following tools: 4,320 Blankets, 113 Baby Kits, 5,330 School Kits 123,039 Hygiene Kits, and 4,612 Clean-up Buckets. There are specially marked envelopes in the pews for your donations. Thank you for your support of our special offerings.

Anyone want to help out with a reception for the Bauman Concert on Sunday, February 17? Let Rev. Sara know if you are interested.

Mark your calendars! The Annual Meeting of the MN Conference United Church of Christ is June 7-8. This is great opportunity to hear what is taking place in the life of the conference, go to workshops, meet new people, and get new ideas. If you want more information talk with Rev. Sara or Mary Russell.

On Sunday, February 10th, we will have an Adult Education session. The focus will be on Memory Care/Loss Decisions. Catherine from the Wilder Center will be leading this conversation. Join us in the Fireside Room at 11:30 a.m. for this important conversation.

Ash Wednesday, March 6. Rev. Sara will be providing Ashes to Go from 1-4 p.m. There will be a soup supper at 6:00 p.m. and a service at 6:30 p.m. See you then!

Our next Sunday school is Sunday, February 17 at 9:15 a.m. Also that morning the children will be singing with the choir during worship at 10:00 a.m.

Called to Care is a visitation ministry of this congregation. Volunteers work with Rev. Sara in visiting our friends in care facilities or in their homes. Due to the bitter cold we had to cancel our training. Rev. Sara will be in touch with you to reschedule. Thank you!

Bauman Fine Arts Series presents a special musical celebration! Sunday February 17th, 3pm
Featured guest artist: former MN Orchestra's cellist Sachiya Isomura. Please join us for beautiful music of Chopin, Bach, Mozart and talented, young, hardworking students of Artistic Director Asako Hirabayashi. (Many of these students have performed during our services of worship).   We are in need of a few volunteers to help with the reception afterwards, if you’re interested please see Julie or Rev. Sara in the office. Thank You!

Join us for a Fat Sunday fellowship time on March 3rd! This is a little play on the word and celebration of Fat Tuesday. Fat Tuesday comes from the French word Mardi Gras. Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, happens the night before Ash Wednesday as the last night of eating richer, fatty foods before the ritual of fasting during the Lenten Season. Join us for pancakes and all the fixings this morning in the fireside room.

Fare For All Express will be here Wednesday, February 6, 4-6 p.m. Stay tuned for the hot buy!