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This Week at GA Church









CDs of 9am Worship—Recordings of the 9:00 Sunday worship service are available each week on CDs. CD players can also be provided on a loan-out basis. Please talk to Jerry Brakke or Nancy Johnson if you know of someone who would like this service.

 THANK YOU to those who offer the ministry of welcome by being greeters on Sunday mornings. If your are interested in being a greeter at the 9:00 service please contact Nancy Johnson 651.483.1490









 COMMUNITY CARING—Ways to love your neighbor:

Farnsworth Weekend Food Packs our new partnership with Farnsworth Elementary, First Covenant Church and The Sheridan Story non-profit.  Each week we fill backpacks of 100 kids with basic food items to supplement their families’ meals and ensuring that these children have something to eat over the weekend when they are away from school. 

Help Feed Those Who Hunger in Saint Paul.  Non-perishable food donations are accepted weekly at church on the table near the south entrance to benefit Merrick Community Resources.



Tanzania Student Scholarships

GA sponsors ten students from our sister parish in Kiponzelo. We are asking if you might be willing to sponsor a specific student, or willing to share in a gift that may be combined to sponsor a student. A yearly gift of $380 will pay much of the tuition, room and board costs. There are orange sheets in the kiosk by the Tanzania display providing information. Checks may be made out to GA Church with TZ scholarship in the memo line. Questions: call Jean Schwartz @ 651.770.0975.


Monthly  Mission Focus

January – Global Missions

February – Iringa Diocese

March – Camp Onomia Partnership

April – Shobi’s Table

May – Sheridan’s Story (Farnsworth Elementary Weekend Food Kits)

June – Habitat for Humanity

July – LSS Refugee Services

August – Gateway of Faith Mission

September – Lyngblomsten Christmas Project

October – LSS Lifehaven

November – Sheridan’s Story (Farnsworth Elementary Weekend Food Kits)

December – ELCA World Hunger

Please use the blue envelopes in your offering packet to make a gift to these outreach ministries..  If you give electronically, designate a one-time or ongoing gift for Missions.