Warm Your Heart Community Clothesline

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Do you have extra winter jackets? Warm Socks? Mittens, gloves, hats? Blankets? Colder weather is here and folks need some help staying warm. You can help your neighbors by putting each winter item in a plastic bag to keep it dry, labeling it (for example, “child hat, size M” or “men’s jacket, size XL”), and clip it […]

Aluminum Cans for Cash

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If you use aluminum pop, water, alcohol, etc. cans – we want them! Gethsemane has a fenced in area, located on the south side of the garage, to collect all your bagged aluminum cans. Please, please, please, no other items are allowed – no tuna cans, vegetable cans, plastic containers, etc. as they are not aluminum. […]

December Newsletter Deadline

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The December newsletter will go out earlier this month, as the last day of the month is Thanksgiving. All articles will be due by Friday, November 15th. Thank you.

Confirmation Youth

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The Confirmation youth will be selling Christmas wreaths now through November 13th.     Price is $20.00 and the profits will be used for the National Youth Gathering and camp for our kids.      Wreaths can be picked up on December 1st.

Live God’s Dream

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Middle School Gathering—“Live God’s Dream” Nov. 22-23 OR 23-24, 2019 Grades 6-9  Cragun’s Resort Join speaker Tiger McLuen and the LYO Board as we learn about God’s dream for us offered in the Ten Commandments! Registration opens October 1st.

Sunday School Christmas Program

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Our Sunday school kids are excited to begin practicing for our Christmas program – How the Grinch Stole Christmas – in November! The Christmas program will be held on Sunday, December 15th during church service. We always have parts available for kids who would like to participate. Scripts went home with kids last week. These are meant […]

Advent Spiral Service

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Prepare your heart for the incarnation of God in the world.  Wednesday, December 4 @ 6:30 p.m Messiah Lutheran Church ELCA, 8590 Enterprise Drive South, Mountain Iron A meditative, peace filled evening of music, readings, prayer and the lighting of candles in a spiral of evergreen boughs. For people of ALL ages. All are welcome.

Lutefisk and Meatball Dinner

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Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019 (3:00 pm – 7:00 pm) Gethsemane Lutheran Church Come and celebrate our annual Lutefisk and Swedish Meatball Dinner with all the fixings! Adults $16. Children 6-12 $6. Children under 5: Free. For more info: 218-741-4961

Lessons and Carols Festival

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Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019 at 6 pm  Gethsemane Lutheran Church  901 South 4th Street Virginia, MN Come and enjoy a festival of glorious Christmas Music performed by local community church groups intermingled with Scripture Lessons foretelling and declaring Christ’s birth. Following the service, all are invited downstairs to the Fellowship Hall for “Christmas Cookies, Coffee & […]

Get to Know Our New Contract Pastor

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You are invited to come and meet our new contract pastor, Reverend Rebecca LeMenager, at one of the following sessions: Monday, November 18 @ 6:30pm Wednesday, November 20th @ 6:30pm Saturday, November 23 @ 10am This will be an opportunity for Pastor Rebecca to learn from you about Gethsemane and for you to hear a […]