Blessing of Animals & Pets

Saturday, October 3, 11:00 a.m. Meet on the front steps of the church This brief service is usually done near the commemoration of Francis of Assisi, renewer of the church, 1226. You are invited to bring your animals, pets, and stuffed animals as they each will receive a blessing and we can express gratitude to

Prayer and Holy Communion Services

This will be a 30-minute service in the sanctuary that will include prayer, a short homily, and Holy Communion. These worship services are limited to 9 attendees. Those that wish to attend must sign up in advance through Roberta in the church office. The dates and the times available are as follows: Wednesday, October 14 at

Word and Service Documents

Below are the documents related to the congregational meeting regarding extending the call for Word and Service at Minnehaha Communion Lutheran Church.

Hello at Your Door with Pastor Lee

If you haven’t met or visited with Pastor Lee yet, here is an opportunity for the next weeks. As we seek to be safe during this time, you are invited to set up a time when Pastor Lee will stop by your residence and meet you and briefly visit. As you remain on your front

Learning Together: Dear Church Book Discussion Series

About the Book Dear Church: A Love Letter from a Black Preacher to the Whitest Denomination in the US by Lenny Duncan Lenny Duncan is the unlikeliest of pastors. Formerly incarcerated, he is now a black preacher in the whitest denomination in the United States: the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).  Part manifesto, part

Diaper Collection for Holy Trinity Distribution

In support of our Longfellow Community, we will be collecting 50 packages of size 5 diapers to be delivered on Wednesday, August 26 to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. Help us meet the goal of 50 by either donating or buying a package. There are three ways to support the collection: Drop off your purchased diapers

Outdoor Open House for Pastor Sally and Pastor Dan

Though it is not possible to meet with Pastor Dan and Pastor Sally in a way that is traditional, and in our church building, we all want to have an opportunity to say our goodbyes. You are invited to an outdoor open house. For health and safety reasons, we ask everyone to follow social distancing

Sermon Transcript for March 22, 2020 –The Lord Is My Shepherd

First Sunday of online worship, March 22, 2020 –The Lord Is My Shepherd Written and Preached by Pastor Sally Ankerfelt Minnehaha Communion Lutheran Church Minneapolis, MN Dear friends in Christ, grace to you and peace from God our Creator, Christ our Redeemer, and the Holy Spirit our Guide and Comforter. AMEN How weird it is

You may wonder, “What about offering or increasing my giving?”

A Message From Pastor Sally When the MCLC staff first learned that we needed to suspend all of our in-person activities, including worship, we wondered if ministry would continue. We quickly discovered that the answer was “yes.” MCLC still is living into its vision to “build relationships with Christ and each other” and its mission

March 13, 2020 COVID 19 Update

Dear Members and Friends, MCLC recognizes that this is a scary time. For most of us, this experience is the first of its kind. Congregations like ours across the country prayerfully are discerning how best to respond in a way that offers spiritual support and shows appropriate care for slowing down the transmission of COVID