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Archive for ◊ June, 2014 ◊

Habitat For Humanity – July 14 – July 18

Volunteering with Thrivent Builds Homes lets you put your faith into action.  Help one family’s dream of owning a home come true by framing a wall, shingling a roof or painting a room.  The home is located on the East Side of St. Paul.  No experience needed; for ages 16 & older.  We will be working with people from Redeemer Lutheran Church, White Bear Lake.  Donations of lunches and snacks are also appreciated.  Sign up at the Welcome Desk at GA Church!

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Gear up for Workshop of Wonders VBS!

Vacation Bible School at GA – August 4-8 from 9-11:30 am each day.  Children, ages 4 through Grade 5 will explore and experience how the ordinary becomes extraordinary with God!  Cost is $10 per child. Register online – visit the Faith Formation page of this website!

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Wednesday, June 25 – Ice Cream Social

EVERYONE IS INVITED to join us this Wed. evening, June 25, for an Ice Cream Social at 6:30 PM.  Day Camp kids will share songs, skits and other things they have been learning this week.  Come over to make your own delicious Sundae and meet the Camp Onomia Counselors and enjoy some Camp songs and skits.

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June 8 – Pentecost Sunday

We kick off a week of special events with unique & high-energy worship:

9:00 am in the SanctuaryWear red festive clothing!  The Canon Choir of Brass joins with Jerry Brakke on the pipe organ to help us sing with joy and great fervor the beginning of the Christian church 2,000 years ago!

10:30 am in Luther HallWear red festive clothing!  With our tenant churches, we gather for worship & A POTLUCK LUNCH.  We will speak the languages of each congregation and sing songs familiar to us all.  share food of your ethnic culture, and enjoy the delightful foods of our neighbors.

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Wednesday, June 11 – Mission Heritage Celebration!

Mission Heritage Celebration 6-8:30 pm on Wednesday, June 11!  An event for ALL AGES especially children and youth.  A meal, fun activities, and stories of missionaries then and now!

Pastor Tessa Moon Leiseth and her husband, Jon, and children, Isaac and Sophia, will tell us about their lives working with Young Adults in Global Mission in South Africa.

Pastor Hjallmer Swanson, GA’s pastor from 1921-1935, served as the executive director of World Missions for the Augustana Lutheran Church from 1939 to 1956.  We are hopeful that one of his granddaughters will be here to share a bit about his work in what was then called Tanganyika in 1945.

Reservations are appreciated!  Send an email to:  info@gachurch.org.  This is a FREE event!

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Saturday, June 14, Celebration Evening: 125 Years & Forward

Celebration Evening:  125 Years & Forward, Saturday, June 14, 5:00 – 9:30 pm at GA.  $35 per person – space is limited.  Reservation deadline is June 8!

We will honor and remember 125 years of history through:

WORSHIP, featuring hymns and music written by people from GA

DINE, with a catered buffet from The Prom Center

REJOICE, with cabaret entertainment by GA’s Jennifer Eckes and her friend, professional vocalist Kevin Hohlstein.

Free nursery care is available for children 4 & under.  Recreation will be available for older children & youth in the Gym & Fish Market.

 

Send an email to:  info@gachurch.org.  Reservation deadline is June 8!

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