ADULTS, people in fellowship

Adult Ministry

Adult Ministry at Normandale is shaped for spiritual growth and a shared journey. We seek to walk in closer relationship with Jesus Christ and each other, to grow in our faith, and to create authentic relationships with each other as we encourage and support one another in our life’s journey. We recognize that the diversity in our togetherness is what grows us into a complete community.

Questions? Wondering about finding the right place for you? We’d love to help! Please contact Jenny Bock at jbock@normluth.org / 952.929.1697 x349. 

Adult Community Learning

Sundays, starting September 24 | 10:00-10:40 | Fellowship Hall

Join us between services on Sunday mornings for a time of adult community learning! Come deepen your learning, faith, and connection with others.  All of these sessions will take place in Fellowship Hall.

ACL September 24- October 15

Adult Community Learning  |  What Does Lutheran Mean?

Sundays, September 24 - October 15 | 10:00-10:40 am | Fellowship Hall

Join us in this 4-week session on Lutheran theology!  Led by Pastor Charlie in this the 500th year anniversary of the Reformation, this course seeks to briefly delve into and better understand four core foundations of Christian faith prominently defined and held in the Lutheran tradition.  Helpful if you're new to the tradition, a life-long Lutheran, or someone simply wanting to discuss faith more. Together we'll examine theology in a down-to-earth way and seek to dig into how it applies to daily life and our individual and collective relationship with God and the world.

Sept. 24  |  Session 1  |  Faith Alone: There's nothing for you to do... No, but seriously... there's nothing for you to do...seriously.

Oct. 1  |  Session 2  |  Simul Justus et Peccator: Come as you are, leave no better (just - forgiven, made new, raised up, set free...daily).

Oct. 8  |  Session 3  |  Theology of the Cross: The power of God found in puny, weak, hidden things, and why we're tempted to want something more.

Oct. 15  |  Session 4  |  Vocation: What to do, and what God does with you, now that there's nothing to do, sometimes whether you like it or not.

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Adult Community Learning | Fall Schedule 2017

Sundays, Sept 24 - Dec 3, 2017 | 10:00-10:40 am | Fellowship Hall
 
September 24 - October 15 | WHAT DOES LUTHERAN MEAN?
Join us for this 4-week session on Lutheran theology led by Pastor Charlie.
 
October 22 | No class (MEA weekend)
October 29 | No class (Reformation/Confirmation Day)
 
November 5 | SERVICE OF RESURRECTION PLANNING
Gather in community with learning and discussions around planning a service of resurrection.
 
November 12 | NORMANDALE HOUSING MINISTRY (NHM): 20 YEARS OF MINISTRY
For 20 years, NHM has mentored families moving from experiencing homelessness to achieving sustainable living, within a faith-supported community. Come hear the story.
November 19 & 26 | LETTER TO THE GALATIANS, CHRISTIAN FREEDOM
Discover the meaning of Christian freedom based on the letter to the Galatians with Pastor Paul.
 
December 3 | VISION FOR HEALTHY LIVING, MENTAL HEALTH
We welcome Rev. Dr. Hollie Holt-Woehl as she helps us discuss mental illness struggles and treatment within families and among children, youth, and adults.
 
Questions? Contact Pastor Charlie at 952.929.1697 or charlie@normluth.org.

 

Parents

ParentRest: A Place for Parents
Sundays, 10:00-10:40 am  |  Rooms 212-213

Calling ALL Parents... join us each week for a time to get together and connect as parents of kids of all ages. Join other parents at this time for good coffee and vibrant conversation about life, family, parenthood, and faith. 
Each week we will be discussing different topics related to parenting, faith or family life. All are welcome. Come and check it out! Can't come every week, no problem. Come when you can and join in the conversation.

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Seniors

Seniors at NLC enjoy regular on-going activities and special one-time events. Please read below and come join the community!

Second Wednesday

Join us every second Wednesday for this monthly social event! Second Wednesday is a monthly social and spiritual program of connection for those over age 65. Second Wednesday begins at 10:00 am on the second Wednesday of each month, September through May, and features mid-morning fellowship, games, blood pressure checks, book-club discussions, lunch, and a program following lunch. Attendees are invited to take part in any or all events and can check-in at the Fireside Room for information on the various activities. There is a suggested donation of $5.00 per person to cover cost of lunch. Questions? Contact Janet Devine at janet@normluth.org or 952.929.1697.

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