Events – Religion Calendar





Being Church Today
Monday, Aug. 17, 10:30 a.m.
Church Anew has gathered a diverse set of nationally recognized thought leaders to speak, in short form, to how the church can lead in a time like this. These keynote speakers will amplify the voices of local leaders from the Minneapolis area, who will share stories of how the church is leading in our own context, particularly in response to systemic racism in our communities. We expect this digital conference to challenge and provoke participants so that church leaders from all over the nation can reclaim the immediacy and necessity of our ministry in a time like this. To learn more and register for this free event, go to

Provide tangible support and hope to refugees
Minnesota Council of Churches
122 W. Franklin Ave. Ste. 100
Mpls. 55404
The coronavirus outbreak has affected all of us, and former refugees are no exception. We are proactively reaching out to recent arrivals to provide updated information about COVID-19 and understand the needs that families are facing. Families who arrived in Minnesota as refugees are facing challenges to employment, health care access, and social support, but oftentimes without the benefit of a strongly established support network. Your donations of Cub, Aldi, and Target gift cards are a tangible way that we can offer practical support and encouragement to families during this pandemic. Grocery gift cards can be mailed to our office and will be distributed directly to our most vulnerable clients. For more information, please email Thank you!

Little Free Pantry at Bethel Lutheran Church
4120 17th Ave. S., Mpls.
Thank you for all your donations to our Little Free Pantry at Bethel Lutheran Church. Together we have helped feed our surrounding community for five months. However, we are almost out of food. We could really use things that go quickly in our neighborhood. For instance: pasta and spaghetti sauce, ramen noodles, boxed meals; breakfast cereal, bars, and peanut butter; bags of white rice and dry beans; tortillas, chips, and crackers; mac and cheese, Spaghetti O’s, ravioli, etc.; cans of tuna fish or chicken, jerky, and snack sticks; canned fruits, snack fruits and pudding; toilet paper, paper towels, toothbrushes, toothpaste, and soap. Of course, all NON-PERISHABLE items will be accepted, but these items are what seem to be most wanted. THANK YOU!

Five short courses on Racial Reconciliation
The Episcopal Church in Minnesota’s School for Formation invites you to dive into five self-paced online short courses aimed at helping you go deeper into this year’s mission opportunity of Racial Reconciliation. These courses are led by nationally-recognized teachers, professors and priests. Each course consists of short readings, videos and online quizzes and discussions—you can get through everything in about 45 minutes. You can learn online individually, or gather a group to watch and discuss together. The courses are free to members of Episcopal Church in Minnesota faith communities, and available at low cost to the public ($10-15). For more information and to register, see

Bahá’i Center of Minneapolis
3644 Chicago Ave., Mpls.
Socially distanced devotions, Sundays, 10 to 11 a.m. Please visit the Bahá’i community of Minneapolis website at Here you will find information about upcoming and past Holy Day celebrations, as well as news, announcements and information.

Calvary Lutheran Church
3901 Chicago Ave., Mpls.
Sunday worship at 10 a.m. via Facebook Live and Zoom. Online Group Meetings: Calvary members are actively leading discussion and study groups during this time. Please visit our website at for more information.

Catholic Church of the Holy Name
3637 11th Ave. S., Mpls.
Sunday Mass at 11 a.m.
Limited seating, reserve online, and masks required. You may also watch Mass on our YouTube channel.

Catholic Church of St. Albert the Great
29th St. & 32nd Ave. S., Mpls.
In-person Masses with limited seating on Saturdays at 5 p.m. and Sundays at 9:30 a.m. and noon. Please see our website at for more details. Sunday 9:30 a.m. Mass also streamed on our Facebook page at

Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church
3430 E. 51st St., Mpls.
Sunday Worship (with safety measures in place) at 9 a.m. Those who are over 65, have pre-existing conditions, or live in proximity to at-risk demographics are encouraged to remain home. We will continue to post videos online for Sunday morning for those who can’t join us yet on YouTube and Facebook Sunday morning Bible class 10 a.m.; midweek Bible class Wednesdays 10 a.m.; masks and social spacing required for worship and Bible class. NA groups Wednesdays 7:30 p.m. and Fridays 7 p.m.

First Free Church
5150 Chicago Ave. S., Mpls.
“We’re not closed. We’re online.” Sunday services will be posted at 9 a.m. to our Facebook and YouTube pages. Visit our website at and click on the link “Roadmap to In-Person Church Gatherings.”

Holy Cross Lutheran Church, LCMS
1720 E. Minnehaha Pkwy., Mpls.
Sunday Worship Drive-In Services at 9:30 a.m. in the parking lot on the 1620 AM channel.
Wednesday Lessons on the Lawn, 7 p.m. Gather on the lawn in front of the church for a simplified order of worship. Bring a chair or blanket, and a mask. Bible Study via Zoom at 10:30 a.m. (see calendar for info). Sunday Worship recordings online at Scroll to mid-page on the homepage to see recordings and bulletins to follow along.

Hope Lutheran Church
5728 Cedar Ave. S., Mpls.
In a desire to do our part, Hope Lutheran Church has moved worship from a physical gathering in our Sanctuary on Cedar Avenue to an online gathering until further notice. To learn how to connect to our worship services, please click on the Worship Tab on our website.

Living Spirit United Methodist Church
4501 Bloomington Ave., Mpls.
Worship with us from home! In complying with Minnesota’s stay-at-home order, all in-person activities, including worship and supper, are canceled until further notice. Please visit our website to learn more about how we’re maintaining community in the meantime.

Messiah Lutheran Church
2400 Park Ave., Mpls.
All services now online at Each week we video services, viewable anytime, please join us! Visit our website for online devotions and bulletins.

Minnehaha Communion Lutheran Church
4101 37th Ave. S., Mpls.
9:45 a.m. online Sunday Worship. All Services and programs are temporarily online. Please check the church website for any changes:

Minnehaha United Methodist Church
3701 E. 50th St., Mpls.
Our building is closed, so we moved online. Join us! Visit our website at for links to online Sunday worship and Taizé services, bulletins and newsletters, and weekly songs and stories for kids. Subscribe to our YouTube channel, where services are close-captioned.

Mt. Zion Lutheran Church
5645 Chicago Ave. S., Mpls.
Please see our website for the latest information on Mt. Zion’s plans to re-open for worship. Until that time, feel free to visit our outdoor lending library! Stay well. May God bless and keep you!

New Creation Baptist Church
1414 E. 48th St., Mpls.
Watch and interact with our livestream prerecorded services on Sunday mornings at 10:45 a.m. on our Facebook page at and visit our website at

Nokomis Heights Lutheran Church
5300 10th Ave. S., Mpls.
All in-person worship and activities suspended. We may be separated, but we are still a church and a community, physically distant but faithfully together. Connect with our online community on Facebook and YouTube, and join us as we navigate these challenges together. A new worship goes up on YouTube every Sunday at 10am, and all are archived, so you can view the ones you missed.

Plymouth Congregational Church
1900 Nicollet Ave., Mpls.
All Plymouth meetings and in-church Sunday services canceled until further notice. Please visit our website at or our Facebook page at to access our virtual offerings of Sunday services, contemplative prayer, daily meditations, musical moments, and more.

St. Joan of Arc Catholic Community
4537 3rd Ave. S., Mpls.
For video masses, musical performances, church bulletins, and other news, please see our website or Facebook page

St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral
519 Oak Grove St., Mpls.
For the sake of the common good, Saint Mark’s doors are closed until further notice—still there is so much you can practice from home. Beginning June 7, Saint Mark’s will livestream Sunday morning worship online at 10:30 a.m. Visit our website at for links to Daily Practices and past livestreams and video archives.

Temple of Aaron
616 Mississippi River Blvd. S., St. Paul
Please visit our Facebook page for updates on the synagogue’s programs, schools, and services.

Trinity Lutheran Congregation
Augsburg College, Hoversten Chapel
Riverside & 22nd Aves., Mpls.
Online worship available anytime on our YouTube channel: Trinity Lutheran Congregation

Walker Community United Methodist Church
3104 16th Ave. S., Mpls.
Until further notice, Walker Church will be closed for all non-essential operations. Services will continue online via Zoom and Facebook Live at 11 a.m. to noon on Sundays. Visit our website at or Facebook page at for more information.


Bethany Lutheran Church 
2511 E. Franklin Ave., Mpls.
Soup for You! UPDATE: We are still spreading the love! The Soup for You! Café will be closed to normal dining, but we plan to distribute bag lunches at the regular entrance to the Café, to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

Calvary Lutheran Church
3901 Chicago Ave., Mpls.
612-827-2504, ext. 205
The Calvary Emergency Food Shelf is available for area residents on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon. We will hand out pre-packaged bags of food with a Walk-Up table on 39th St. and Drive-Thru model at the parking lot entrance. Please stay in your car, and we’ll bring the food to you! Volunteers will be available outside to help you. There are eligibility requirements. On our website,, click on the “Food Shelf” link in the “Outreach” tab, or call the food shelf office at 612-827-2504, ext. 205.

Food Hub
Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
2600 E. 38th St., Mpls.
Monday – Friday, 11 a. m. to 3 p.m.
Free Food and Household Supplies.

Groveland Emergency Food Shelf
1900 Nicollet Ave., Mpls.
Plymouth Congregational Church
Monday – Friday
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Entrance on Groveland Ave. between Nicollet and Lasalle.

Minnehaha United Methodist Church 
3701 E. 50th St., Mpls. 
Yes, the food shelf is still open!  In order to fight food insecurity in our neighborhood, the Minnehaha Food Shelf is open on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. We have moved our operations outdoors, meter the flow of clients to help ensure social distancing, periodically clean our surfaces, and wear face masks. Should we have foul weather, we plan to move the distribution indoors, though still meter clients and encourage distancing.

New Creation Baptist Church
1414 E. 48th St., Mpls.
We’re still here to serve you on the first through fourth Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or until we run out of bags. Be safe and God bless!
Food Shelf
Saturdays (except 5th Saturdays)
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
(Brown door on the corner of 48th St. and 15th Ave.)

Walker Community United Methodist Church
3104 16th Ave. S., Mpls.
Tuesday Meals: Our regular Tuesday meals will be suspended until shelter-in-place orders end. We will still have groceries available for pickup on Tuesdays from 5 to 6 p.m.



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