WE ARE OPEN! Welcome to worship! In-person worship continues on Sunday. Gwin is preaching in the sanctuary and we are singing together! And coffee hour is returning! So come in person this week and greet all your long unseen people. At this point we are still asking people to wear masks when in the building, to give an extra measure of safety, but the building is open for groups to use once again. Mask policy applies to anyone 5 years of age or older. The hybrid service continues to offer some unique challenges, but we are committed to offering people the choice of in-person or Zoom access. Thanks to Gwin, and the tech team of Barry, Kalley and Gene, we are meeting the challenges.

Here are the instructions to join Sunday's worship service virtually. There are two ways to join: via phone or via Zoom (video meeting). TO JOIN VIA THE PHONE
  • Dial 1 312 626 6799
    Meeting ID: 894 7030 0377
TO JOIN VIA ZOOM (need help joining the Zoom video? https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-Joining-a-Meeting)

2021 Summer Salon

2021 Christmas Cantata

We extend a special welcome to those who are single, married, divorced, LGBTQ, straight, filthy rich, dirt poor, or don’t speak “Minnesotan.”

We extend a special welcome to those who are crying newborns, broken-hearted, or in need of a safe place. We don’t care if you are more Presbyterian than John Calvin or haven’t been to church since little Eliza was baptized. We welcome you if you can sing like Adele or Renée Fleming or if you can't carry a note in a bucket.

You're welcome here if you're just browsing, just woke up or just got out of jail. We don't care if you believe in God or if you've never been to church. We extend a special welcome to those who are over 60, but not grown up yet, and to teenagers who are growing up too fast. We welcome fourth-graders and 90-somethings. We welcome those who are liberated by wheelchairs or walkers. We welcome soccer moms, NASCAR dads, starving artists, tree-huggers, latte-sippers and Mountain Dew drinkers, vegetarians, carnivores, junk-food eaters and even Packers fans. We welcome you if you have some memory challenges. We welcome those who are in recovery or still addicted. We welcome you if you're having a problem (who isn’t?), or you're down in the dumps or if you don't like organized religion. We've been there, too.

If you blew all your offering money partying, you're welcome here. We offer a special welcome to those who work too hard, don't work, can't spell, or are here because grandma is in town and wanted to go to church. We welcome those who are inked, pierced or both. And we welcome those who could not imagine being inked or pierced. We offer a special welcome to those who could use a prayer right now; had religion shoved down their throat as a kid or got lost in traffic and wound up here by mistake…We are glad YOU are here!

So, if you’re breathing, you are welcome. And if you’re not breathing, we can help too!

(We modified this from someone else’s original, but we mean every word of it!)