Weekly Announcements

Sun., Mar. 1
2. Lent
9:00 a.m.  English Service with Holy Communion      
11:00 a.m.   Norwegian Service with Holy Communion
Guest preacher:  Pr. Ragnhild Jepsen, Dean of the Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim. English translations of the sermon are available in print.

Everyone is welcome!

We welcome Pr. Ragnhild Jepsen, Dean of the Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim, Norway since 2011. She is originally from Ål i Hallingdal.  Jepsen is actively involved in ecumenical work both in Norway and abroad.  She was also on the committee that produced the red hymnal, Norsk Salmebok 2013. In her free time, she is involved with music—singing in a Gregorian choir in Nidaros Cathedral. Jepsen is married, with two children.        She is currently on sabbatical.

Donations for Easter flowers may be made until April 1.

This week at Mindekirken

Norwegian Language and Culture Classes as scheduled (www.MNLCP.org)

Tuesday, March 3

11 - 11:30 Tuesday Open House Lunch and Fellowship
12 - 1 p.m. Program: Hal Cropp, Commonweal Theater, Lanesboro, Minn.
“Henrik Ibsen, The Master Builder, and the Birth of Modernism”
$7 donation includes lunch and program

1:30 p.m.  Bible Study with Pr Kristin Sundt
7:00 p.m. Bible Study with Gracia Grindal—  (fellowship before study at 6:45 p.m.)
Meditation on Pilate sentencing Jesus, and Jesus carrying the cross

Wed., March 4 
6:30 p.m.  Executive Committee

Thurs., March 5
7:00 p.m. Choir Rehearsal

Sun., March 8
3rd Sunday in Lent—  Daylight savings begins
9:00 a.m. English Service
11:00 a.m. Norwegian Service
2—5 p.m. Påskeferie med familien:  Family Easter Break Culture Workshop—register with MNLCP

Sun., March 15
Annual meeting of the Mindekirken Foundation  - following services at 12:15 p.m.
Members and Associate members of the congregation are eligible to vote, as well as Foundation donors of $500 or more.


Sat., March 28
Concert at 7:30 p.m.: From Norway to America!

A concert of newly written chamber works inspired by Norwegian folk music, written by Minnesota composer, Linda Tutas Haugen, will be presented at Mindekirken.  The concert will include both original vocal and instrumental works, and the composer will introduce each piece. Highlights include two world premiere settings of folk songs, one composed for mezzo soprano Clara Osowski, and the other for tenor Gary Ruschman, with pianist, Franco Holder. A chamber ensemble of clarinet and strings will also perform Variations on a Norwegian Folk Tune. Donation $10 at the door (students are free) This concert is supported by Minnesota State Legislature from the state’s Art and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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9:00 am English Service

11:00 am Norwegian Service
11:00 am Sunday School

Last Sunday of month, one bilingual service at 11:00 am

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