Upcoming Events & Registrations

For all Normandale events, see our full calendar.

Invest in Our Youth Stock Fundraiser

Inve$t in Our Youth: NLC Youth April Fundraiser

Starting Sunday, April 8 through Sunday, April 29 | Fireside Room

Stop by the display in the Fireside Room, pick your amount, purchase "stock," and help support youth summer trips! The youth will be traveling to the Boundary Waters and Camp Vermilion as they grow in faith and friendship this summer. Stockholders will receive a postcard sent from one of these fantastic trips!

Walking Club

Tuesday, April 23 | 11:40am–12:10pm
 
Join Susan O’Connell (Parish Nurse) and/or Jennifer Monroe (Executive Director of the Normandale Center for Healing & Wholeness), on weekly health walks. Meet us at the first level doors every Tuesday at 11:40am for a 30-minute walk. We will begin with an inspirational bible verse that will help set the intention for each walk.

NIA @ Normandale | New Session!

Tuesday, April 23 | 6:30-7:30pm | Studio B

A movement practice that leads to health, wellness and fitness, NIA empowers adults of all ages and ability levels. Taken barefoot to soul-stirring music, each class offers a unique combination of moves and can be adapted to individual needs and abilities by choosing your own intensity level. FEE: $35 for 6-week series; $7 for drop-ins. Contact the Normandale Center for Healing & Wholeness at 952.929.1698 to register or to receive more information.

Edina Better Angels Workshop

Tuesdays, April 23 | 6:00-9:00pm | Studio A

You are invited to participate in a leadership conversation facilitated by a neutral moderator associated with Better Angels, a nonprofit dedicated to depolarizing America. They are recruiting 5 conservative-leaning & 5 liberal-leaning parents for a workshop that will focus on listening to one another and finding a constructive path forward. Contact Karen Gabler at karen.a.gabler@gmail.com or Caroline Correia at carodeg@hotmail.com to sign up.

Memorial Blood Drive

Memorial Blood Drive

Wednesday, April 24 | 1:30-6:00pm | Lower Narthex - Canopy Entrance
Donors receive a delicious meal of soup & bread and save multiple lives with their donation! All blood types needed – esp. O- & O+.
Sign up today at the Welcome Center or contact Janet Devine, 952.977.9355, janet@normluth.org, OR www.mbc.org/search-drives - Sponsor Code is 0546.

VHL Hatha Yoga

Hatha Yoga

Thursdays through May 2 | 3:00–4:00pm | Studio B

Extended through May 2! The Center for Healing & Wholeness and the University of Minnesota Center for Spirituality & Healing are partnering to offer this FREE 5-week series. Gain flexibility & strength while calming the mind! Participants should wear comfortable clothing & bring a yoga mat or large towel. No registration. necessary. Questions? Contact the Center for Healing & Wholeness @ 952.929.1698.

Alleluia Garden

Alleluia Gardens for Children

April 28 - June 2, 2019  |  Sundays in Worship

Kids! Come to worship each Sunday during this Easter season for a special children's message and recieve an element (pot, dirt, seeds, etc.) to build your Alleluia Garden!

Alleluia Garden
This Sunday, April 28: Doubt is the Soil where Faith Grows. Come at 8:45 or 10:45am for the message and receive a pot to start your garden!

LIFT

LIFT (Living in Faith Together) Open House

Wednesday, May 1 | Times and Rooms listed below 

Normandale’s Small Group Ministry introduces “LIFT: Open House,” a new “come when you can” option! Small group discussions of faith are facilitated by NLC pastoral staff.

Choose from two 1-hour sessions:
  • 10:00 am | Chapel Come early for coffee!
 -OR-
  • 5:30 pm | Rooms 209-211
    Child care provided in the nursery (6 mos - 4 yrs) 5:30-8:00pm
    Kids Faith Connect (4 yrs – 6th gr) 5:30-8:00pm
    Dinner in Fellowship Hall served 5:00-6:45pm

Women's Spring Service Project

Normandale Women's Spring Service Project

Monday, May 6 | 1:00-3:00pm | Studio A

Come spend a fun afternoon together while helping others! We'll pack Hospice Kits for Global Health Ministries. Want to learn more? Contact Lynn Laaksonen at 952.941.3345 or goldielax@comcast.net.

Second Wednesday

Second Wednesday

Wednesday, May 8 | 10:00am - 2:00pm

Second Wednesday is a monthly social and spiritual program of connection for those over age 65. There is a suggested donation of $5.00 per person to cover cost of lunch.

Events Schedule for May 8:

10:00 am | Healthy Living with Parish Nurse, Treats, Conversation | Fireside Room
10:30 am | Book Club | Rms 212-213
11:30 am | Matins Worship with Holy Communion | Chapel
12:00pm  | Lunch | Fellowship Hall
1:00 pm   | Program | Fellowship Hall

Questions? Contact Janet Devine at janet@normluth.org or 952.929.1697.

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.

Mother-Daughter-Sister-Friend

Mother-Daughter-Sister-Friend Breakfast

Saturday, May 11 | 9:00-11:30am | Edina Country Club

Normandale women and friends are invited to join the ladies of Central Lutheran Church for this fun event! Co-hosted by the Priscilla Circle of Normandale & the Circle of Friends of Central Lutheran of Minneapolis. Enjoy coffee & conversation followed by breakfast, devotion, and a program: "Experience Happiness" featuring speakers Linda Saggau and Nancy O'Brien. Tickets -$25 for adults, $15 for children <12, and can be purchased at the Welcome Center on Sundays April 14, 28, and May 5 between services or by calling Kirsten Jacob at 952.920.8151.