Upcoming Events & Registrations

For all Normandale events, see our full calendar.

Community Life & Learning

Community Life & Learning

Sunday, October 20 | 9:40-10:30 am

NO COMMUNITY LIFE & LEARNING on October 20 due to MEA Break. Enjoy the St. Olaf Choir during worship and coffee and community between services!

Sunday, October 27 | 9:40-10:30 am

On Sunday, October 27, we celebrate Reformation and the Rite of Confirmation in worship. There will be no Adult Life & Learning. Take this time to congratulate our confirmands and to read their Faith Statements, which will be on display in the Narthex! Kids Life & Learning and Youth Life & Learning will resume this morning.

 

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

Wednesday, October 16 |  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.

For more information, contact Mary Cordell at 952.977.9363 or visit the Center for Healing & Wholeness website: https://www.normandalecenter.org/

 

Wednesday Women's Bible Study

Wednesday, October 16, 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 this fall! 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 952.484.9830/maggiemoen22@gmail.com.

Thursday Morning Bible Study

Thursday, October 17, 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 chashumphrey@gmail.com

Book Club at Normandale Lutheran Church

Book, Bagel & Brew

Saturday, October 19  |  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 / bkohn1@comcast.net.

This month's book is A Stolen Marriage by Diane Chamberlain.


St. Olaf Choir in Worship

St. Olaf Choir in Worship

Sunday, October 20  |  8:30 & 10:45 am

Enjoy the sound of the St. Olaf Choir, conducted by Anton Armstrong, as they join us in worship this morning.

Memorial Blood Drive

Memorial Blood Drive

Wednesday, October 23 | 2:30-6:00 pm | Lower Narthex

All blood types are needed – especially O- and O+. Sign up on Sundays at the Welcome Center, or by contacting Susan O’Connell, 952.977.9358, soconnell@normluth.org, OR sign up online by clicking the link below - Sponsor Code is 0546. 

Wednesday Night Community Dinner

Wednesday, October 23 | 5:00-6:45 pm

Come join in delicious family-style dinners with NLC friends. No need to cook on busy Wednesday nights! $6-adult, $4-kids 12 and under.
 
Upcoming meals:
Oct 16 | NO Meal - MEA Break
Oct 23 | Lasagna
Oct 30 | Roast Chicken & Baked Potato Bar

Ending Well/Living Well

Living Well/Ending Well

Saturday, November 2, 2019 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm | Normandale Lutheran Church

Give a gift to yourself, your children, or someone you love. Join us for a rare opportunity to learn, discuss and demystify decisions that happen as we approach the end of life. Cost is $10 per person (light brunch included).
Questions? Contact Susan O'Connell, NLC Parish Nurse, at 952.977.9358 or soconnell@normluth.org.

 Click here for more information and to register>

Normandale Family Potluck

Festival of All Saints | Normandale Family Potluck

Sunday, November 3 | 10:30 am | Fellowship Hall

You never forget who fed you.

Join us for retro potluck following All Saints worship (one service at 9:30)! Bring a favorite dish to share! Remember a loved one or honor a family tradition at this fun retro event.

For more information and to sign up, stop by the Welcome Center October 13, 20 and 27. Questions? Contact Jenny Bock at jbock@normluth.org.

Family Night with Ferg!

Sunday, November 3 | 5:00 pm | Sanctuary

Come watch and listen to the 19-minute Buster Keaton silent movie, One Week! Normandale organist, John Ferguson, will be accompanying the movie with our pipe organ. A special treat for all ages in celebration of our organ restoration! Ferg will also play Bach’s most famous organ work, Toccata in d minor.

Alzheimer's Caregiver Education Session | "Memory Loss and Driving: A Few Things to Remember"

Saturday, November 9 | 9:00-10:30 am | Rooms 209-211

Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, MN-ND Chapter
A diagnosis of memory loss or dementia does not mean the end of driving days. This talk will cover how family members can prepare and plan to address the ability of a loved one with memory loss to drive. Learn about driver evaluation by an occupational therapist through discussion and a short video. 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/.

Second Wednesday

Second Wednesday

Wednesday, November 13 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm | Fireside Room
Second Wednesday is a monthly social and spiritual program of connection for those over age 65. 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. Suggested donation of $5.00 per person to cover cost of lunch.

Events Schedule:

10:00 am | Drinking and the Holidays with Parish Nurse, Treats, Conversation | Fireside Room
10:30 am | Book Club with Bud Meadley | Rms 212-213
11:30 am | Matins Worship with Holy Communion | Chapel
12:00pm  | Lunch: Ham & Au Gratin Potatoes | Fellowship Hall
1:00 pm   | Program: Michael Jones - musical entertainer of 50's, 60's, & 70's music | Fellowship Hall

Questions? Contact Kati Salmon at ksalmon@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 Kati Salmon at 952.929.1697.