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Archives for March 22, 2023
The Lutheran World Federation is leading a global prayer for peace service on Wednesday, March 22nd. In a global context where war and violence abound, particularly in Ukraine, Palestine, the Korean peninsula, Myanmar, and Ethiopia, the practice of peace has become more urgent than ever.
The online prayer service will begin at 3 p.m. CET (9 a.m. CT). Please visit this website to register.
Calling all crafters! A group of us are meeting this Thursday, March 23rd at 5:45 p.m. (after choir practice) in the LDR common room. This is an opportunity to be in community with our knitting, crocheting, cross-stitching, and whatever other crafty projects you have going. Come join us for a chill night with a lot of yarn.
Sunday, March 26th, the ELCA-affiliated group Gather Twin Cities is offering a contemplative worship service and community meal for young adults. This event is hosted by St. Anthony Park Lutheran Church, just down the hill from Gullixson. Luther Seminary’s musician-in-residence, Andy Pokel, and Pr. Elise Pokel ’17 will lead their original Lenten Vespers. If you’re interested in singing with the pop-up choir, rehearsal is from 4:30-5:15 p.m.
If you’d like to volunteer with set-up or take-down, please arrive at 5:00 p.m. The service starts at 5:30 p.m. and the meal starts at 6:30 p.m.
As we kick off the spring season and semester, we want to invite you to start your day with some delicious pancakes and a fun gathering with your fellow members of the community.
Community Life is excited to host a Pancake Breakfast on Thursday, March 30th from 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. at the OCC coffee shop. We will have a variety of toppings to choose from, including fresh fruit, yogurt, and of course, coffee. It’s the perfect opportunity to fuel up before your morning classes and connect with others in the community. All students, staff, and faculty are welcome to join us. We encourage you to bring your friends along to enjoy a tasty breakfast and start the day on a positive note. We can’t wait to see you there!