Ending Homelessness Advocacy Training

February 25, 2015, Temple Israel, 6:30-7:30 pm The session will provide advocates what they need to effectively communicate with their legislators in person, over the phone, or in writing. “Advocacy 101” Brief – what to do and what not to do when communicating with legislators. Material from the DCEH Legislative Kickoff meeting Specifics of the 2015 Homes…

An Unending Conversation

Four Sundays in March (1, 8, 15, 22) and Wednesdays March 25 and April 1 For the several weeks we had announced that Marcus Borg, prolific author, theologian, scholar and a founding member of the Jesus Seminar would be preaching and leading an adult forum on April 12th at Hennepin. This was planned through a…

HERE WE GROW! New Sunday Schedule

(This is a February 12, 2015 mailing to the congregation.) New Worship Schedule Begins February 22 Dear Hennepin Church Community: As you know, in our search for a new senior pastor, we had identified that having two large worship services overlapping was an unresolved issue. Bishop Bruce Ough called upon us to resolve this before…

Faith Friends

Faith Friends is a great way for anyone to help young ones find their place in the body of Christ. Part of our baptismal covenant is to care for the spiritual needs of one another. Sitting beside children and helping them understand our worship is a way to pass along our faith to the next…

Inter-Gen-Men Retreat

Inter-Gen-Men Retreat Comes to Koinonia Feb. 27 – Mar. 1, 2015 Click Here to Register After a 25 year hiatus, a Hennepin Men’s Retreat is returning to Koinonia. It was in the 1980s that the last retreats for men were held at Koinonia Retreat Center.  This was in the days of the fledgling “Men’s Movement,” spearheaded…

A Time Apart: Women’s Retreat

A Time Apart: A Retreat for Women. March 6–8 at Koinonia Retreat Center. Click Here to Register By March winter can seem long. Join Hennepin women and their friends at Koinonia for a time apart from the regular activities of life. There will be time for relaxing, worship, singing, playing, reading, needlework, creating, eating and rest….

Worship Times Discussion

On Dec. 4, the Administrative Council discussed some possible options for worship times at Hennepin. Please read this document and enter the discussion about what is best for the whole church and its mission. Click here for background and to read the 4-page Worship Times Document. On Sunday, January 11, there is a Church Conference…

Gift Return: Four-Part Sermon Series

January 4 – Gift Return: Prayers  Rev. Nate Melcher preaching on 1 Corinthians 12:4-13 January 11 – Gift Return: Presence & Gifts  Rev. Judy Zabel preaching on Mark 2:1-12 January 18 – Gift Return: Service  Rev. Paula Colton preaching on Matthew 25:14-30 January 25 – Gift Return: Witness Rev. Nate Melcher preaching on 1 Corinthians…

We Three…in Concert: A Musical Respite from the Frenzy of the Season

Tony Axtell, Steven Hobert, and Barbara McAfee in the Art Gallery at Hennepin Church. Join in the magic these friends will cook up together! 6:30 PM, Sunday, December 14, 2014 Enter into a cozy evening of heartfelt songs, rambunctious improvisations, sweet surprises, and maybe one carol…maybe. In the beautiful Hennepin Church Art Gallery at 6:30…

Hennepin Reads: William Kent Krueger

7 PM, Nov. 24, Hennepin Reads: William Kent Krueger William Kent Krueger, Author Donald Livingston, Musician New York Times Best-Selling and Edgar Award Winning Author of Ordinary Grace and the Cork O’Connor series concludes the 2014 Hennepin Reads series November 24 at 7:00 PM in the Hennepin Sanctuary along with musician Donald Livingston. Krueger writes…