Summer Wednesday Outdoor Worship | A Time to Listen
Wednesday, August 21 | 6:30 pm | West Parking Lot
Come worship with us as we celebrate the wisdom of our NLC community and enjoy each other's stories. Stay after worship for fun and fellowship for everyone ages 0 - 100+. Come as you are. ALL are welcome!
Wednesday Women's Bible Study Begins
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 | 9:30-11:30 am | Rooms 209-211
Paul’s epistle to the Romans changed Martin Luther forever and Paul’s message is still transforming lives today! Join us in studying the book of Romans starting September 4, 2019, from 9:30-11:30am, when we get to meet and have fellowship with our new leader, Pastor Rebecca Gamble, and hear a brief overview of the Book of Acts. We will meet weekly thereafter as we begin our journey through the Book of Romans. Bookmarks are available at the church which detail the schedule and lesson readings. Come, hear, learn, and have fun! Bring your Bible! Study Guides will be available. Questions? Contact Maggie Valenta at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday Morning Bible Study Begins
Thursday, September 5, 2019 | 10:00 -11:00 am | Room 209-211
Jesus played with children and taught adults! That should tell us something about the need for adults to study the Scriptures. Join us weekly on Thursdays as we continue our in-depth study of the Gospel of Luke. Bring your Bible! Questions? Contact Pastor Chuck Humphrey at email@example.com.
Rally Sunday | Trust . Belonging . Purpose
September 8, 2019
9:30 am | Worship
10:30 am | Picnic
Come worship with us this Rally Sunday! Experience life together. Join in community and engage with friends and family as we gather for worship and stay after for a picnic with food and fun for all. ALL are welcome here.
Wednesday, September 11 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm | Fireside Room
Second Wednesday is a monthly social and spiritual program of connection for those over age 65. The event 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.
Events Schedule for September 11:
10:00 am |Healthy Living with Parish Nurse, Treats, Conversation | Fireside Room 10:30 am | Book Club, Pastor Rebecca Gamble | Rms 212-213 11:30 am | Matins Worship with Holy Communion | Chapel 12:00pm | Lunch: Penne Pasta with Meatballs | Fellowship Hall 1:00 pm | Program: David Jones & Susan O'Connell | Fellowship Hall
September Program: David Jones presents "Prohibition – A Grand Misadventure" & Parish Nurse, Susan O’Connell presents "Is it the Cold or Flu?"
We have established a bus service to Normandale for Second Wednesday each month. This service is provided by Transit Link, a service by Metropolitan Council. Cost is $4.50 for a roundtrip ride; this price applies to anyone within 10 miles of Normandale. If you are interested in receiving a ride or have questions, call Fred Arndt at 612.275.4622 or Janet Devine at 952.929.1697.
Alzheimer's Caregiver Education Session | "Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia"
Saturday, September 14 | 9:00 – 10:30 am | Rooms 209-211
Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, MN-ND Chapter
Alzheimer’s is not normal aging – it’s a disease of the brain that causes problems with memory, thinking, and behavior. This program will provide participants with the ability to differentiate between Alzheimer’s and dementia and better understand stages and risk factors. No prior registration is necessary. For more information about these sessions and the support group that follows Saturday at 10:30 am, contact Mary Cordell at 952.977.9363 or visit the Center’s website https://www.normandalecenter.org/.
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Groups
Saturday, September 14 | 10:30 am – 12:00 Noon | Rooms 205-206 Wednesday, September 18 | 6:00 – 7:30 pm | Rooms 205-206
These no cost Caregiver Support Groups, supported by the Normandale Center for Healing & Wholeness and the Alzheimer’s Association MN/ND chapter, provide a time for caregivers of all ages to meet others in the same situation, learn from each other and develop a mutual support system. Choose the support group that best fits your schedule. A respite group is available during the support group on Saturday. Call the Center at 952.977.9374 to reserve your spot. For more details, click here.
Saturday, September 21 | 9:00-11:00 am | Room 208 Looking for a book club? Join other women for friendship and lively conversation about fiction and non-fiction books covering a wide variety of topics and themes. Books for each month are chosen in advance. Book completion not required to participate. All readers welcome! Questions? Contact Cathy Kohn, at 952.928.9140 / firstname.lastname@example.org.
This month's book is Dead Wake The Last Crossing of the Lusitania / Erik Larson.