This Week – July 6, 2017

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We open ourselves to God’s Spirit in worship, prayer and study, holding each other
in community and encouraging one another to grow in the Spirit.
We reach out in generosity and compassion to the people around us.

Sunday, July 9, 2017
10:15 a.m. Worship

Serving Our Church This Sunday:
Minister: Doug Allen
Greeters: Pat Heiman & Caroline Mast

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House of Charity – Saturday, July 15th
Volunteers Needed… Come join us; we arrive around 10:00 a.m. and help with getting the food service set up… no cooking is required of the volunteers!  We serve from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. and stay to help with clean up until about 12:00 noon.

The House of Charity is located at 510 South 8th Street in Minneapolis (easy parking at meters in front of House of Charity or use the HCMC ramp across the street). Sign-up sheet is in the Narthex.

Back to School Supply Drive
July 17 to August 14, 2017
School Supply Wish List
(All supplies must be brand new)

Backpacks, Colored Pencils, Highlighters, Pens Crayons (24 ct.), Erasers, Spiral Notebooks, Glue Sticks, Glue Bottles, Two-pocket Folders, Rulers, Scissors, #2 Pencils, Pencil Boxes and Pouches, Earbuds, Markers

VEAP does not have special purchasing power to buy school supplies similar to what they have available for purchasing food for the pantry. VEAP depends entirely on donations of school supplies including backpacks, pens and pencils, notebooks and folders, etc.

uniteWe will be hosting our 3rd Annual “Night to Unite” neighborhood party on Tuesday, August 1st from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

We are looking for volunteers to…
DONATE:
Ice Cream Sandwiches, Drumstick Ice Cream Treats, Hot Dogs, Hot Dog Buns, Bottled Water, Ice, and Yard Games

HELP:
Deliver Flyer to the Neighborhood on Sunday, July 23rd, Set-Up and Clean-Up on Tuesday, August 1st

This will be a great opportunity to meet and greet our neighbors. Sign-up in the Narthex.

Help Needed in the Nursery THIS Month…
We are looking for Nursery help two Sundays this month (July 9th & 23rd).

Please call the church office if you would like to spend an hour (during worship) with the youngest among us.

We would appreciate your help!

Looking Ahead
July 9 VEAP Block Party – 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
July 11 Tai Chi – 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
July 12 Tai Chi – 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
July 15 House of Charity – Volunteers Needed
July 18 Tai Chi – 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
July 19 Tai Chi – 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
July 25 Tai Chi – 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
July 26 Tai Chi – 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Edina West Annual Meeting – 4:00 to 10:00 p.m.
August 1 Tai Chi – 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Night to Unite – 6:00 p.m.
August 2 Tai Chi – 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

Prayer
May the strength of God guide us, the Power of God preserve us, the wisdom of God instruct us, the Spirit of God be within us, this day and evermore. Amen.