Category: Religion Calendar

SUMMER CAMPS & PROGRAMS

Summer Enrichment Program Monday – Friday, June 19 – Aug. 4, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Mon. – Thu.) & 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Fri.) New Creation Baptist Church 1414 E. 48th St. Call 612-825-6933 for more information. SummerPlace Monday-Thursday, June 19 – Aug. 3, 5 to 8 p.m. Messiah Lutheran Church at Center for Changing Lives 2400 Park […]

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Announcements

Faith and Food Production In summer, the Gandhi Mahal Interfaith Garden holds Open Garden Night (weather permitting) every second and fourth Sunday, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at 3201 22nd Ave. S. The gatherings are welcoming and informal. Live music happens often, and light refreshments are always served amidst garden tours and good conversation. Stop on by, and bring a […]

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Ongoing

Adoption Support Group for Teens and Parents Tuesday, Aug. 1, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Minnehaha Communion Lutheran Church 4101 37th Ave. S. The Adoption Support Network holds monthly support groups for parents and teens who have been adopted. Adoptive parents are provided with a confidential, nonjudgmental environment where they can support each other and share resources. Teens are invited to […]

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Events

Women’s Conference Wednesday – Friday, July 19 – 21 Greater St. Paul Church of God in Christ 4001 4th Ave. S. This power-packed conference addresses the spiritual, mental and physical dimensions of wholeness. The theme is “Relationships Matter: It’s not good for man to be alone.” Everyone is welcome. Wednesday: There will be workshops on the upper level from 7 […]

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Consider this

The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it’s indifference. –Elie Wiesel (1928 – 2016) Another church fights the system to shelter homeless people. Earlier this year, a United Methodist congregation in La […]

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Pilgrimage

BY ELAINE KLAASSEN Montserrat is a Benedictine monastery about 48 kilometers outside of Barcelona, Spain, the last 10 of which are pretty much straight up some very craggy mountains by way of a narrow road full of hairpin turns. Of course, there is also the option of hiking up, as pilgrims have done for centuries.  Montserrat is the heart of […]

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Tawfiq Islamic Center on Minnehaha Avenue to open soon

BY ELAINE KLAASSEN The Tawfiq Islamic Center on Minnehaha Avenue at 24th Street, now under construction, will open in July, after Ramadan. There will be a grand opening for the wider community. Executive Director Oumer M. Wako says they would like to share their culture with the neighborhood. And their food shelf, which they will reinstate once construction is over, is […]

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Lunafest for Peace

BY ELAINE KLAASSEN Lunafest is almost here. See six internationally acclaimed fun, inspiring, thought-provoking short films by, for and about women at the Riverview Theater on Wednesday, April 27,  7 p.m. (Men love the films, too!!) Proceeds benefit local Minnesota peacebuilding and the Breast Cancer Fund.  Basic tickets are $25, or $40 with VIP Birchwood afterparty until 11 p.m. Go […]

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Houses of Worship Directory

Zen COMPASSION CHANTING FOR DIFFICULT TIMES 3212 18th Ave. S. 612-822-9520 compassionchanting@fastmail.com Baha’i BAHA’I CENTER OF MINNEAPOLIS 3644 Chicago Ave. S. 612-823-3494 Minneapolis.Bahai@gmail.com www.mplsbahai.org Baptist NEW CREATION BAPTIST CHURCH 1414 E. 48th St. 612-825-6933 UNIVERSITY BAPTIST CHURCH 1219 University Ave. S.E. 612-331-1768 www.ubcmn.org Catholic CHURCH OF THE HOLY NAME 3637  11th Ave. S. 612-724-5465 CHURCH OF ST. ALBERT THE GREAT […]

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A Book about a Lynching in the Family

BY ELAINE KLAASSEN It is a gift to all people who read books and learn from them that author Karen Branan had the skills and heart to pursue the truth when she discovered a horrible crime in her family’s history.  In 1912 in Harris County, Georgia, three black men and one woman, all innocent, were lynched under the watch of […]

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