Synod and Church wide

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Caring for Creation—What Could It Look Like in Your Congregation?     A gathering for lay leaders and ministry staff of the Laurentian Conference. Worship – Learn – Imagine – Connect Monday, September 30, 2019 Hosted by Trinity Lutheran Church, Cook Led by members of the NE MN Synod EcoFaith Network’s Leadership Team. Sponsored by the Laurentian Conference.     Lunch […]

Book Your Group Now

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Experience camp in the fall, winter and spring! Enjoy the fall colors, ice covered lake or the first buds on the trees by booking a retreat, meeting or gathering at Camp Hiawatha or Camp Vermilion.  Call the VLM office to book your event. www.VLMcamps.org * vlm@VLMcamps.org * 800-331-5148 * 218-666-5465  Camp Hiawatha, 36944 Camp Hiawatha Road, Deer River, MN Camp Vermilion, 2555 Vermilion […]

Camp Corner

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Up Coming Events Sept. 21st – Fall Work Day at Camp Vermilion Oct. 6th – Fall Festival at Camp Hiawatha Oct. 11th – 13th – Paddle Building Workshop at Camp Vermilion                   Oct. 25th – 27th – Quilting Retreat at Camp Vermilion Dec. 8th – Celebration of Light and Music at Camp Hiawatha                      […]

Community Outreach

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Bill’s House of Virginia provides temporary housing for men, women and occasionally families for a number of reasons. Last year they were the recipients of our left side versus right side, “PEW CHALLENGE.” As part of Gethsemane Lutheran Church, our group has teamed up with their staff to assist residents as they set up their own households. […]

Joyful Noise Choir

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Our fall season is upon us. Choir practice starts Wednesday, Sept. 4th, at 5:30 pm in the sanctuary. We are inviting anybody with a heart for singing, or a musician to join the Joyful Noise Choir. Not only do we sing as a choir, we are a musical family who sings, prays together and supports one […]

Church Library

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Want to learn more about the impact of immigrants in the US and northern Minnesota? Some suggestions from the library are listed below. + Patsy 1900 (novel) by Lora Lee Curtis +The Journal of Otto Peltonen by William Durba +Growing up on Memory Lane by Arleta Richardson (ED) Collection of stories +Suomalaiset (novel) by Mark Munger         […]

Offering Team

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Can you help? We are in need of one additional person on our offering team. Each person on our team spends about one hour per month assisting in counting the offering. It is not difficult and no special math skills are needed. Please see or call Mary Horan if you are willing to volunteer or you […]

Mission Sewing

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 Where did the summer go? It is now the time of the year once again to start our Mission Sewing Group. As always, we are in need of new members. If you are good with needles, scissors or any other type of sewing or quilting work, please consider joining our group. The coffee pot and […]

Confirmation Students

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Parents of students in grades 6-9 are asked to meet with Pastor Judy on Sunday, Sept. 8th, following the congregational meeting (about 10:15) for a brief informational meeting.   **First Confirmation class will be on Wednesday, Sept 11th, from 6:30-8:00pm. If you did NOT receive a letter in the mail about the upcoming confirmation year, please call the church office.

Rally Sunday

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Sunday, September 8th at 9am Kids and Families and everyone else, too – Join us on Sunday, September 8th for a fun day of worship, blessing our Sunday School kids and teachers, getting new Bibles to pre-schoolers, 3rd graders and Confirmation students, a potluck dinner and games. Sunday School kids will be registered for the new year, and […]