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Sunday Sundays @ Hennepin

Fresh: the Movie

MARCH 6, 11:00 AM
Attend the screening of “Fresh” in the
Ancient Church
Young Adult
Meet other 20 & 30 year
Do You Like Stretch and
Come learn about the strong, olds, get outside and enjoy
Art Gallery. This documentary, by Ana Potlucks? Smile Class
bold women of the church’s the last of the snow! Meet at
Joanes, offers new thinking about what past. We will learn some, You are invited to a Pot Cynthia Ashley, Parish
Hennepin at 2:00 PM on
we’re eating, and it may just be your call discuss some, and pray Luck on Monday, March nurse, leads a 30 minute
Epiphany March 6, 2011 to action. You will be inspired by the
March 20th for one last
together prayers that they 14 at 6:30 PM in our Social head-to-toe, light stretch
actions of others, including farmers, thinkers and sledding adventure. Bring a
and self-massage movement
Lent 2011: business people who are reinventing our food system. wrote. For an hour a month, sled if you have one! We’ll Hall. Potluck sponsored by
class to anyone able and
you can nurture your soul plan to be done around Every Church a Peace Church
Feeding Fresh: the Dialogue interested Tuesdays 1:30 -2
and faith life by being a 4:00 PM. If, by any chance and co-sponsored by
MARCH 13, 11:00 AM PM in the Harrison Room.
witness to the ancestors of of luck, there is no snow, our Peace Through Justice Following this time a 30
Hungry Continue the dialogue begun after the previous our faith. Tuesdays from we’ll find a place to go hik- Committee. Drinks furnished, minute prayer time will be
Sunday’s screening of this film. What questions 7:00 - 8:30 PM on March the rest is up to you. Enjoy
did it raise for you? What actions might you take ing instead. :) RSVP to Leah offered. You may contact
Hearts 15, April 19, and May 24 in Rosso ( so the food and learn how you Cynthia with questions:
after seeing the film? What Lenten practice might Harrison Room. Refreshments
March 9 — Ash Wednesday we know you’re coming or can support Peace efforts or 612-
you with insights you gained? Bring your thoughts, provided.
5:30 PM Soup and Bread Supper you sign up at the front desk. through your church. 435-1310.
questions, ideas to add to the discussion.

7:00 PM Worship in the Sanctuary Bible Study
On this first day of the observance of Lent, learn new The Blue Zones: 50s & 60s
Lessons for living from the people An eight-week Bible study
ways you can become more connected in the who’ve lived the longest will be offered Thursdays
Hennepin community. Bill Mate, Dana Neuhauser MARCH 20/27, APRIL 3/10, 11:00 AM For March, the 50s and 60s
“New” Life Reconciling
from 6-7:30 PM. Snacks will
and others will share the gifts of becoming part of a This book by Dan Buettner helped people under- be provided, bring your Group will volunteer at Adventures Ministries
Covenant Discipleship group. Deb Roberts will lead stand what contributes to not only a longer life but dinner if you like. We will the Steeple People Store. Retirement-age people: Join The Reconciling Committee
a discussion around spirituality in the home and a well lived life. It tells of how remarkable groups be exploring the book of Please join us at the store friends for service events invites LGBT members,
parenting as a spiritual journey. of people mange to achieve long, happy lives Acts together and talking (2004 Lyndale Ave. S) on and activities. March 18: A parents and allies to gather
naturally, remaining active and vital. His study led Wonderful, Terrible Time.
Walking Together in Lent: about what it means for our Friday March 11 at 7 PM. for the 2nd Sunday Brunch in
to the city-wide Blue Zone experiment in Albert Historian Mike Hanson
lives today. Led by Leah We will work until 8:30 or the Dorcas Alcove (Social
Covenant Discipleship Groups Lea. Join Cynthia Ashley, Parish Nurse in what will returrns to describe the end
Rosso. Call the church: 612- 9:00 and then walk across Hall) at 10:45 AM, March
Intro Class March 13 @ 11:00 AM no doubt be a lively discussion! A copy of the book of World War II. Reservations
871-5303 or email Leah at the street to Rudolph’s for 13. Pick up your breakfast
Do you wish you had a few people who could is in our church library, and can be purchased by Wednesday, March 16.
share in your faith journey? Do you want to have to sign up. some socializing. for $5.00 and join us. After
Feeding Hungry Hearts Cost is $8.00. April 1: Junk the social time, the Recon-
someone who would help you in your practice of Church or Treasure? The ins and
spirituality? During the eight weeks of Lent, you can MARCH 20/27, APRIL 3/10, 11:00 AM Barefoot Zone ciling Committee will meet
A study of Acts led by Bruce Robbins, Leah Rosso, Library Thursday, March 10 outs of estate sales with from Noon – 1:00 PM.
do just that. Come to this informational class (March Hennepin member Nancy
13th at 11:00 AM) about Covenant Discipleship, find and Chris Jackson. At the 2010 Annual Conference, Looking for a great bedtime Carondelet Louis.
out what it is and have the opportunity to become a Bishop Sally Dyck asked all churches in Minnesota story? Wondering about Center

part of just such a group. John Wesley encouraged to study the book of Acts to see what it has to the relationship between
teach us about what it means to be the church archaeology and the Bible? Sally Johnson will share
the early followers of Methodism to form groups for
in our time, in our 21st century world. We hold Want to better understand from her new book at the
prayer, community, listening and speaking, and
many similarities to this first century band of new daily life in Haiti, or find Carondelet Center, 1890
being accountable in the practice of their faith. Community Calling
Covenant Discipleship groups follow this model. Christians. Through the study of these scriptures, your new favorite poet, or Randolph Ave, St. Paul, on
see how their lives and struggles have much to discover resources for some March 10 at 7:00 PM. Cost
Meals all
Small groups of no more than seven people will
offer us in our own faith lives. serious Bible study? You can is $25. Using music, guided Today we’ll warm 300+ Visual
gather to share how they engage with compassion,
justice, devotion and worship in their daily lives. find a book for any of those writing exercises and some guests’ hearts who’ll dine Artists!
Groups may meet on Sunday mornings at church, > > > Spring Ahead! > > > needs in our own Hennepin excerpts from her book, downstairs. We’ll treat 20+ The Hospitality Committee
on Wednesday evenings after Lenten worship or Next Sunday, March 13 is time change day. Church Library. Explore the participants will be invited pets. Why do they come? is pursuing the idea of
choose a time and place that is more convenient for On Saturday night, remember to turn your clocks whole collection, read “take off their shoes” and Because we serve with dig- having an Art Crawl here at
their lives. Come hear how this kind of small group FORWARD one hour or you’ll be late to church! others’ book reviews, find nity, love, and generosity. Hennepin with members’ art
explore the holy ground of
might help you grow deeper in your faith while you local book-related events
the Lenten journey. Books We don’t ask for proof that in June. If you are interested
spend time with people who just might become dear Communication Resources and create a “must read”
will be available our friends need help. We in either helping with the
library of your own by stop-

friends. Covenant Groups will meet second week of Ever wonder how to get the word out assume that God sent them event or displaying your art
ping by the Library page at: for purchase at
March through Easter. about your church group or activity? at the event, contact Leah the event. All to Hennepin to rest and
How do you get something on the church website or Rosso: or
Sunday Spire? Check out the Communication Resource are welcome. enjoy God’s hospitality.
sheet online at

Weekly Classes/Activities Donate! Volunteer!
Thursday Bible Study: 11:00 AM to March Hunger Offering: One Great
Office Helpers: Do you have an hour
or so free once or twice a month, or
Calendar of Events MONDAY, MARCH 7
9:00 AM Dignity Center — Open
even every week? We can use your Sunday, March 6, 2011
12:00 noon in the Longfellow Hour of Sharing. Whether for earth- TUESDAY, MARCH 8
Room has resumed with a new help to assemble bulletins or label 8:30 AM Library Committee
quake recovery in Haiti and Chili,
the !nSpire newsletter. Why not get
1st Sunday of the Month
study of the Hebrew prophets. New or free legal services to immigrants * All Church Worship * 11:00 AM India Partnership
members are always welcome. the ’whole gang’ to come with you
and asylum seekers, we expect our (Children attend worship with their family) 1:30 PM Stretch and Smile
Chris Jackson is the group leader. (a great chance to visit/catch up)?
UMCOR (United Methodist Com- 6:30 PM Children’s Council
Contact Sandra if you can help:
Job Support Group: March 14, 28 mitee on Relief) donations to be
8:30 - 9:00 HOLY COMMUNION BORDER CHAPEL 6:30 PM Russia Partnership
from 7:00 - 8:30 pm. This group is used 100% as designated. Your gifts 8:30 - 12:30 Coffee Fellowship Carlson Hall 6:45 PM Food Service
or let her know at the front desk.
for people who are worried about a help cover UMCOR administrative 8:45 - 12:30 Nursery / Child Care Rooms 101 & 103 7:00 PM Koinonia Board
Bike Repairs Help Needed: During
current job or transitioning to a new costs that enable these and other 9:00 - 10:00 SACRED JOURNEY ART GALLERY WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9
ministries all around the world. the week of March 13 the annual
career. Leslie Philmon, facilitator, 9:30 - 10:30 FESTIVAL WORSHIP SANCTUARY
Please give generously “Bike Repair Blitz” will take place at ~ Ash Wednesday ~
has over 16 years experience as a 9:45 - 10:45 God’s Children Sing Room 105
Mr. Michael Recycles Bicycles at
career coach. Refugee Resettlement: Hennepin’s 9:00 AM Dignity Center — Open
520 N. Prior Ave. St. Paul. If you 10:30 - 12:00 Seeds of Celebration Harrison Room
The Science & Faith Roundtable: If Global Outreach Committee is co- 9:30 AM Knotty Quilters
can true a wheel, change a tire, 10:30 - 12:30 Breakfast at Hennepin Social Hall
you’re interested in how science sponsoring (with the MN Council of 1:00 PM Recyclers
adjust brakes and derailleur and 10:45 - 11:45 Library Board Longfellow Room
and religion can be partners in the Churches) an Iraqi family who will 5:30 PM Soup and Bread Supper
cables, you are just the person we are 11:00 - 12:00 MANY VOICES BORDER CHAPEL
quest for truth, this group may be be arriving in the US sometime in 5:30 PM Little Kids, Big Fun
looking for. Contact Benita at 651- 11:00 - 12:00 Fresh: The Movie Art Gallery
for you! March 24: For the Rock the next 90 days. The father visited 5:30 PM Steeple People Board
641-1037 or to 11:00 - 12:00 God’s Children Sing Room 205
Record: Geologists on Intelligent Hennepin twice in 2006 while here 7:00 PM Ash Wednesday Worship
find out more information. These 11:00 - 12:30 Sunday School Teachers Dossal Alcove
Design edited by Jill Schneiderman in the US for training, and he has THURSDAY, MARCH 10
bikes help Dignity Center clients.
and Warren Allmon. a family of 5 children. We need 11:00 - 12:30 Chamber Singers Lake Nokomis Lutheran
9:00 AM Joy Circle
Men’s Bible Fellowship. At 7:00 on volunteers to help in resettling the 12:00 - 2:00 United Methodist Women Longfellow Room 11:00 AM Thursday Bible Study
Friday mornings a group of men family when they arrive. Volunteer Lent: Feeding Hungry Hearts 4:00 - 5:00 Jr. High Mission Trip Church of Youth 3:00 PM Labyrinth
gather for Bible study, conversation assignments require a short time 5:00 - 6:00 SUNDAY AT FIVE BORDER CHAPEL 6:00 PM Bible Study: Book of Acts
and fellowship. All men are invited commitment for: transportation, Cultivating Spiritual Vitality 5:00 - 7:00 UMYF Church of Youth
housing, greeting and employment 7:00 PM Lydia Circle
to attend this lively discussion. Lent is a time to cultivate our spiritual 7:00 - 8:00 Journey Rehearsal Choir Room FRIDAY, MARCH 11
mentoring. If interested in being a lives with intention. Each week we
Kjerringsleppets: Women’s Book 7:00 AM Men’s Bible Fellowship
part of the team and looking for a gather for worship and hear the Good
Group. Wednesday, April 6: Ahab’s Please send all calendar corrections and room requests to 9:00 AM Dignity Center — Open
rewarding experience, contact Larry News spoken. During Lent you are
Wife by Sena Naslund. Contact Sally or Andy Dunbar at or invited to take the scripture of worship Jodi Gustafson 612-435-1325 or 10:00 AM Alanon
for more info: 763-544-8112. into your daily life, through your work,
Steeple People Help Needed: Do you prayer, family, friends. Take the scripture
have experience selling items on and questions provided as you live
Craig’s List or eBay? If so, Steeple through the rest of the week to explore
People is looking for someone who how it fits for you. There will be a
New Member Classes
March 13/20
April 3/10
Breakfast at Hennepin
10:30 AM—12:30 PM
Join your friends in the lower level

PASTORAL CARE: Please notify the

Social Hall this fall for our Sunday church office if you, a family member
would be willing to help us sell suggestion for bringing this scripture
The New Member class is a two-part breakfast. Cost is $5 per person, or $12 or an other church member are experi-
The deadline for the April !nSpire is some items that way. Contact Anne into action. Try it out. See if it makes a
class with the first focused on what per family/household. A great way to encing an illness, a hospitalization, or
10:00 AM Thursday, March 17. Hepper at or difference for you. Finally, look ahead
at the scripture for the upcoming week. United Methodism is, a brief history of see old friends and make new ones. another need for pastoral care.
Send info to 651-224-1654 for information.
Hennepin Ave UMC, and a tour of the CONGREGATIONAL JOYS AND CONCERNS
Dara Molloy, Celtic footsteps of St. Enda, patriarch of Irish Now Accepting PayPal
church. The second part of the class is
focused on group discussion around
Gratitude for your Giving
and Continued Support
the book “Three Simple Rules” and At the end of February, the Operating
Budget Income Received in each of
are posted each week in the Pastoral
Care section on the kiosk in Carlson
Hall. Greeting cards for members in
need of cheer are available to sign at
using our spiritual gifts. The first week
monasticism. He has created spiritually- If you wish to make a gift or donation the past three years has amounted to: the reception desk near the East Entry.
Speaker, at Sacred based projects that express tradition in
we meet in the Dossal Alcove right
Journey Today! a contemporary setting:
to Hennepin Church, please note we next to the Social Hall and enjoy 2011—14% of Budget Thank You PACEM SINGERS are available to sing
Dara Molloy, Celtic monk and priest, have another way to facilitate that. brunch. The second week we have
2010—15% of Budget For your to Hennepin members and friends
hospitality, organic You may make your gift online, safely 2009—13% of Budget Support!
will be present at Sacred Journey on lunch together at the parsonage, right bringing comfort of favorite hymns
gardening, ecological
through PayPal. Just go to our new and songs to your surroundings.
March 6 at 9:00. He lives on Inis Mor, building, education, next door to the church. Both classes Sunday Spire Deadline
Aran Islands, with his wife Tess Harper publishing and the are from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM. If you Please email all information to
and their four children. Dara moved to and then choose “Giving” Saturday
development of Celtic want to sign up or have questions, by 10:00 AM
this island in 1985 to be a hermit in the ritual. from the top menu. mornings Jan. 1—April 30, 2011 at St.
contact Pastor Leah ( on Monday for the following
Olaf Catholic Church, 215 South 8th
Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church or Kristyn Ebert ( Sunday Spire, or drop off at the
Street, Minneapolis. March 12 topic:
511 Groveland Avenue | Minneapolis, MN 55403 | 612.871.5303 | by email or phone 612-871-5303. church, attn: Daniel Pederson. “Working Through Pain of Grief/Loss.”
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