Posts with the tag “relevant-impact”

Guest Preacher Nicholas Tangen
by Aaron Achartz on April 4th, 2024
At All Saints, we're committed to making a relevant impact in our community. On Sunday, April 21 we welcome Nicholas Tangen from the Minneapolis Area Synod to preach about how faith practices can lead us into deeper connections with our neighbors.Nicholas Tangen is the Director of Faith Practices & Neighboring Practices at the Minneapolis Area Synod, ELCA. In his role, he gathers Lutherans from co...  Read More
New Inspired Life Series Begins October 17
by Aaron Achartz on September 26th, 2023
We are beginning our new Inspired Life speaker series: Building Mental Wellness Together, which is focused on supporting our families, our neighbors, and ourselves with strategies of resilience so that we can all thrive. We will hear about the current state of mental health and policy, learn techniques to be more mindful, and create a community of wellbeing in all areas of wellnessOur first talk i...  Read More
Neighborhood Fall Fest
by Aaron Achartz on September 9th, 2023
Gather with your family, friends, and neighbors in our west parking lot for our Neighborhood Fall Fest! We’ll have the Rusty Taco food truck, which will be selling tacos, sides, and beverages. For the kids, there will be inflatable axe throwing, an inflatable obstacle course, and a balloon artist. A live DJ will be taking requests from the crowd.Share the Facebook Event with your friends and neigh...  Read More
Come Together This Sunday to Kick Off Fall
by Aaron Achartz on September 7th, 2023
Join us Sunday as we kick off fall! We begin our new sermon series "Community: A User's Guide" in Sunday's worship service. Saints Chorale, which begins rehearsals tonight, will lead the worship service and sing a favorite hymn during the Offering. After the service, our Civic Life and Faith Study has its first session.Kids Connection begins this Sunday, and meets during worship in our kids space ...  Read More
Watch Meditation Videos on the All Saints App
by Aaron Achartz on August 17th, 2023
Available now! Our app has guided meditation videos, each about ten minutes long, created by Deacon Lydia. The first videos each focus on one of our six Wellness Areas. You can find the videos by tapping on the Resources button at the bottom of the app screen, then scrolling down to Meditation Videos. See the screenshots below.If you don't have the All Saints App yet, now is the perfect time to do...  Read More
Upcoming Study – Civic Life and Faith
by Aaron Achartz on July 18th, 2023
The ELCA has released a study on “Civic Life and Faith.” It’s an invitation to join a conversation about religious liberty, the proper role of the church in relation to government, and many other critical topics. This study is part of the process toward developing an ELCA social statement on topics related to civic life and faith, including how we address controversial topics, the objectives of de...  Read More
How does the ELCA support multicultural ministries including those for Asian and Pacific Islander Americans?
by Aaron Achartz on May 17th, 2023
Members of the ELCA believe that Christ’s church is not ours to control, nor is it our job to sort, divide, categorize or exclude. Our faith liberates us to embrace each person in their wholeness — questions, complexities, ethnicity, culture and all. The Ethnic Specific and Multicultural Ministries team assists the ELCA in becoming more culturally diverse and anti-racist by working with ELCA congr...  Read More
Mental Health Connect Stories of Hope Breakfast
by Aaron Achartz on April 29th, 2023
You're invited to the 5th annual Mental Health Connect Stories of Hope on Thursday, May 11! This 1 hour fundraiser is full of inspiration and hope. It includes breakfast, music, inspiring presenters and connection. Tickets are available here.Those who are interested in attending can contact the church office so that members can sit together.Did you know that All Saints is a sponsoring partner of M...  Read More
Urban Ventures Spring Clean-Up Day
by Aaron Achartz on April 26th, 2023
Spring has sprung and the snow is finally starting to melt! Although we are happy about this, being in the city it also means that there is a lot of extra trash piled up. Would you join Urban Ventures in helping bless our community and spruce up our neighborhood with a Spring Clean Up Day?Urban Ventures is asking volunteers to come help us clean up trash that is scattered between our buildings, so...  Read More
Thank You from ICA
by Aaron Achartz on April 16th, 2023
"ICA's March Campaign has come to an end and we are simply overwhelmed by the outpouring of support that we received."Thank you for helping to make our largest spring food and fund drive a major success! We've tallied the numbers and our supporters raised over $240,000 and 94,000 pounds of food for ICA during the Minnesota FoodShare campaign."The generosity of our community never ceases to amaze u...  Read More
All Saints Increasing Partnership with ICA
by Aaron Achartz on March 23rd, 2023
All Saints was recently able to send half a year of giving at an increased amount to ICA...  Read More
Intergenerational Serving at Feed My Starving Children
by Aaron Achartz on March 21st, 2023
All Saints has reserved a handful of spots at Feed My Starving Children in Chanhassen on Saturday, April 22 from 9-10:30 am. Feed My Starving Children is a favorite service opportunity for many. Whether you are 5 years old or 95 years old, you can volunteer at Feed My Starving Children.If you have never been to Feed My Starving Children before, volunteers pack food for people all over the world. W...  Read More
Inspired Life Series: Ann Pierce
by Aaron Achartz on March 21st, 2023
Our Inspired Life: Environment and Wellness series continues next Tuesday, March 28th at 7pm with Ann Pierce, Director of the Minnesota State Parks & Trails, who was rescheduled due to the snowstorm. She is speaking on the environment and the State Parks & State Trails of Minnesota.There will be a free drawing for a Minnesota State Park annual pass, so be sure to get a ticket from an usher for you...  Read More