Bridging Essentials Drive

Grace is collecting items for an Essentials Drive for Bridging, a Bloomington ministry that provides household goods to those transitioning from homelessness to new living spaces. Blankets, pillows, towels and kitchen items are being accepted, new or gently used...

Health Care Directive presentation

All are invited and encouraged to attend a free presentation on creating a Health Care Directive. The event is Tuesday, September 25 at 7:00 at the church. Pastor Melanie Lichtenberg will provide information on the extremely important topic of having a written...

School supply drive

Grace Lutheran is gathering school supplies to be given to VEAP of Bloomington for distribution to area families in need. Collection date is Sunday, August 12, but early donations may be dropped off as well. A collection bin is in the narthex next to the Mission...

Food packing at FMSC

Please join us for the next packing night at Feed My Starving Children at the FMSC in Eagan, 990 Lone Oak Road, suite 136. We will gather on Tuesday, November 13 from 6:00 to 7:30. Please plan to arrive about 15 minutes early. These 90-minute sessions are a chance to...

Blog-“Church-speak”

At the end of last year, Elizabeth Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) wrote and article for the magazine Living Lutheran about what she called “church-speak”, the language used by those who grew up in the church. Eaton pointed...

Blog–Pentecost

The most recent Minneapolis Area Synod assembly was held recently. The theme of the assembly was “I Will Pour Out My Spirit” which is taken from the Old Testament book of the prophet Joel. That theme was translated into a weekend focused on Pentecost. Pentecost is the...