Worship Details - May/June 2016,
8:30 and 11:00 am
May 1 — 6th Sunday of Easter, Remembrance of Baptism (8:30 am), Rite of Confirmation (11 am), Point for Pilgrims, Pastor Carol Tomer preaching
╬ 8:00 am — First Sunday Meditation — Upstairs Community Room
May 8 — Ascension Sunday, Holy Communion, Thanksgiving for Children’s Choir (8:30 am), Pastor Lynn Peterson preaching
May 15 — The Day of Pentecost, A Festival Global Service of Holy Communion, children lead the Pentecost procession, Thanksgiving for Sunday School and Pathways Leaders and Students, Pastor Carol Tomer preaching
Summer Worship Schedule Begins on May 22
One Service at 9:30 am
May 22 — “My Heart is Longing: A Nordic Contemplative Hymn Festival,” Thanksgiving for the Junior and Chancel Choirs
╬ 10:45 am — Congregational Meeting & Potluck — You are invited to bring a salad, side dish, or dessert to share. A main dish will be provided.
May 29 — A Service of the Word and Baptism, Point for Pilgrims; Favorite Hymn Sunday — Celebrating Dick and Julie Johnson; baptism of Lyra Samuelson; preacher — Miriam Samuelson-Roberts, godparent and seminary intern at Augustana Lutheran Church, West St. Paul
June 5 — Holy Communion, Graduate Recognition Sunday, Narrative Eucharist; A narrative eucharist is a communion liturgy with commentary on the meaning and background of why we do what we do in worship. This service is a great opportunity to learn more about our Lutheran liturgical tradition if you are new to Lutheranism, and a great way to refresh your understanding if you’ve been Lutheran for a while.
╬ 9:00 am — First Sunday Meditation — Upstairs Community Room
Grand Old Day Traffic on Sunday, June 5 – Grand Avenue will be closed between Dale and Fairview from 7 am to 5 pm. Ayd Mill Road and Cretin are good streets for crossing Grand to get to Pilgrim, if you are coming from the north. Please allow extra time for travel that morning.
June 12 — Holy Communion, Favorite Hymn Sunday — Celebrating Mardell Johnson; celebration of the beginning of Vacation Bible School on the theme of “The Spirit Awakens,” Pastor Carol Tomer preaching
June 19 — Worship on the Blacktop (outdoors, beside the church), music led by the Vacation Bible School children; Point for Pilgrims; Pastor Carol Tomer preaching
June 26 — A Festival of Freedom and Inclusivity, Point for Pilgrims, Beginning of a two-week sermon series on freedom; Pastor Shawn Mai preaching
July 3 — Pastor Roger Hardy will reflect on: ”Symbols of Freedom: The Cross and The Flag”