Christ United Methodist Church

Nov
3
2:00 PM14:00

Earth Keepers Training pt.2

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Do you want to be part of a movement to heal a broken world? If so, we invite you to join us for this dynamic and experiential training!

Minnesota EarthKeepers are excited to partner with Minnesota Interfaith Power & Light (MNIPL) to offer this training in effective organizing for faith communities. Participants will learn how to invite the gifts and skills of those in their community to build a more just and sustainable world.

We will reflect on the theological resources of our faith tradition(s) and practice the skills we need to sustain and broaden our mission of healing and hope, particularly as it relates to creation care and environmental justice in our communities. We welcome people of all faith traditions to join us for one of these training events:

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Oct
20
2:00 PM14:00

Earth Keepers Training pt.1

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Do you want to be part of a movement to heal a broken world? If so, we invite you to join us for this dynamic and experiential training!

Minnesota EarthKeepers are excited to partner with Minnesota Interfaith Power & Light (MNIPL) to offer this training in effective organizing for faith communities. Participants will learn how to invite the gifts and skills of those in their community to build a more just and sustainable world.

We will reflect on the theological resources of our faith tradition(s) and practice the skills we need to sustain and broaden our mission of healing and hope, particularly as it relates to creation care and environmental justice in our communities. We welcome people of all faith traditions to join us for one of these training events:

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Oct
20
10:10 AM10:10

Third Sunday Forums:

Third Sunday Forum: 10:10 am in the Hamline Room

“Building Self-Healing Communities: Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences”

This is a topic for all ages; youth, young adults, parents and grandparents!  Janet Guderian and Pati Hruby have an important and powerful message about how Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are affecting the well-being of our community with school-age youth and their families.  Come and be better informed about how the largest public health discovery of our time is about the smallest of us!

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Aug
2
to Aug 4

All Church Camping Trip

Join us for a free all Church Camping trip at Afton State Park on the St. Croix River in Washington County, MN

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Here's the Camping Scoop!

What: An all church intergenerational chance to spend time together in God's good outdoors (in tents!).

Why: Because wild time was part of Pastor Elizabeth's renewal leave theme and wild time is soul goodness.

When: August 2-4

Cost: FREE!!!!! Pastor Elizabeth's grant pays for all expenses - food and everything.

We will begin to gather at Afton State Park (6959 Peller Ave S, Hastings, MN 55033) at 6 PM on Friday the 2nd. The schedule will be as follows:

 

Friday, August 2

6pm - Gathering and setting up tents

6-8pm - Dinner served in such a way that people eat when they arrive and have settled in

8pm - Campfire time, singing, s'mores and fun

Saturday, August 3

8:30am - Breakfast 

10am - Morning worship & Fun

12pm - Lunch

1pm - Water fun, play, free time

5:30pm - Dinner

8pm - Campfire time, singing, s'mores and fun

Sunday, August 4

8:30am - Breakfast

10am - Morning worship and fun

12pm - Lunch and break camp

 

Please indicate any food particularities we should know about. Come for all of the time, or for whatever time you can be there.

 

Join in! This should be a grand adventure. Questions? Call the church office at 507-289-4019

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Jul
13
9:00 AM09:00

Help Build Sandboxes for Thrive!

John Flanders will be building 2 sand boxes for Thrive play grounds on Saturday July 13th at 9AM , 6-8 volunteers are needed to complete project of course the more the merrier.  Tools required are rakes, shovels, and drill drivers. We have some tools here, but if you can bring some from home that would be great! We estimated around 4 hours to complete project. If you have any questions please contact the church at 507-289-4019. Please rsvp so we can get a head count and make plans.

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Jun
19
4:30 PM16:30

Berne Wood Fired Pizza Outing

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CUMC Summer Wednesday

Destination Berne Wood Fired Pizza

June 19 5-8PM

 

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CUMC is going to Berne, MN for fellowship, pizza and music. Joins us for a great time of connecting with each other and invite your friend(s) to join us.

 

The CUMC bus will leave the church at 5:00PM for those wishing to ride the bus to Berne. If you are driving to Berne after 5PM and can provide a ride please let us know. The church bus will return to CUMC at 8PM. If you wish to drive on your own, 57 north of Mantorville has multiple bridge closures. The suggested route from Rochester to Berne is via Pine Island.

 

We will meet at the white and gold Winnebago Navion with the CUMC Banner.

 

Pizzas are sold by the pie, $18 for cheese and $23 fOor specialty Pizza. June’s special pizza is cheeseburger. Pizzas are served in the box with napkins. Pop, water, ice cream, and chips are sold on the grounds, but you are welcome to bring your beverage of choice, including beer or wine. Sorry but we do not have gluten-free crusts.

 

Please bring cash. They do not accept credit cards.

 

This is a picnic style event so please bring your own sets ups, lawn chairs and a folding table as there are not be enough picnic tables for everyone. There are no dumpsters so please bring a bag for garbage and take with you when leaving. This is a leave no trace event.

 

There will be portable bathrooms on the grounds, including a handicapped accessible bathroom.

 

•   No pets please.

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May
5
10:00 AM10:00

Wilding & Sabbath

As Part of Pastor Elizabeth’s Renewal Leave Grant, she will be bringing a report to share with us. Join us May 5th after the 9 o clock worship service in Hamline Room for a presentation on Wilding and Sabbath, and the importance therein.

As Part of Pastor Elizabeth’s Renewal Leave Grant, she will be bringing a report to share with us. Join us May 5th after the 9 o clock worship service in Hamline Room for a presentation on Wilding and Sabbath, and the importance therein.

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May
4
9:00 AM09:00

Spring Clean-Up

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SAVE THE DATES: Church Grounds Cleanup Days: Saturday, May 4 & June 1 – 9:00am - noon

The snow has melted, leaving behind winter’s detritus. It’s time to don your work gloves, grab your rakes and tarps, fire up your leaf blower and hedge trimmers, and oil your pruning clippers.

We’ll gather for a few hours to haul off leaves and branches, tidy up flower beds, and make our grounds beautiful. A pizza lunch will be served at the conclusion of our work.

RSVPs are encouraged, but not required. Reach out to Mary Schmidt (507)258-7460 or oronocombs@yahoo.com with questions or to sign up.

 

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