Weekly Announcements

Come worship with us at Mindekirken!

Everyone is welcome!   English transcripts are provided at the Norwegian services.


This Week at Mindekirken

This Week at Mindekirken

Sun., Aug. 23
9:00 a.m. English Service
11:00 a.m. Norwegian Service / Nursery
Special vocal music by Richard Carrick

Tues., Aug. 25 10 a.m. Newsletter assembly—volunteers wanted!

Please join our crew to fold and seal the September newsletter.

Coffee is provided, you may bring your lunch. 2-3 hours of light handwork,

or stay for what works for you.

Sun., Aug. 30 (NO 9 a.m. service)

11:00 a.m. Bilingual Family Worship / Nursery

Fall Schedule

Tuesday Open House begins on Sept. 8

11:00 a.m. Lunch and Fellowship

12:00 p.m. Program by Paul Pribbenow, President of Augsburg College, Minneapolis

A suggested donation of $7 at the door includes both lunch and the program

Mindekirken Norwegian Language and Culture Program

Sat., Sept. 12  8:45—1 p.m. Genealogy Seminar

Language classes begin the week of Sept. 14.

Pick up a goldenrod brochure for class schedule and descriptions,

or go to www.mnlcp.org to register



Notice of Congregational Meeting for Sun., Sept. 13 – at the end of each worship service.

At the annual meeting on February 8, 2015, the congregation voted to accept two amendments to Mindekirken’s Constitution:

1) to change the number of trustees and deacons to 7 (down from 9), and
2) to include two out-going council members on the nominating committee .

There will be a short meeting following each service on Sunday, September 13, 2015, to vote to ratify these two amendments.   It is important for all full members to attend services on September 13th to vote. A detailed letter will be mailed to all members soon.



This Week at Mindekirken

Sun., June 14

3rd Sunday after Pentecost

9:00 a.m. English Worship
11:00 a.m. Norsk gudstjeneste

Guest organist: Roselyn Hanson Weber; vocal music by Melissa Culloton

12:15 p.m. Norway House ribbon cutting, (in parking lot of 913 E. Franklin Ave)
with former Norwegian Consul General Thor Johansen, followed by lunch.

All Mindekirken attendees are invited to attend. (There will be no church coffee in the Fellowship Hall)


Mon., June 15

Deadline for the July/August Communicator

6:00 p.m. MNLCP Committee


Tues., June 16
evening rental by Vonheim Lodge, Sons of Norway


Thurs., June 18
secretary is out of the office at synod training


Sun., June 21
9:00 a.m. English Worship with Holy Communion

11:00 a.m. Norwegian Worship with Holy Communion / NurseryOn Sun., June 28, there will be NO worship services at Mindekirken. An outdoor multi-lingual worship will be held at Minnehaha Falls Park at 11 a.m., led by Pr. Kristin Sundt, with Antonio Spargo preaching. This is the opening of Scandinavian Summer Fest—a day of celebrating Scandinavian culture at the park.


Community Events:

Invitation from Norway House, 913 E. Franklin Ave (across the parking lot from Mindekirken):

FEST! Sat., June 13 noon – 10 p.m.

12 – 4 p.m. Free fun for all ages – with special activities for the wee ones

5-8 p.m. Craft Beverage tasting tent ($20 per person – 21+years)

All day: Live Music and Dancing

Maker’s Mart – live demonstrations

Visit www.norwayhouse.org for full event info.

Invitation from Our Saviour’s Housing: BUILDING HOME

Join us on Sunday, June 14. We’re hosting a Block Party to Benefit the Homeless. Tour our newly refurbished emergency shelter. Enjoy a backyard cook-out - $5 a plate. Featuring a live concert with folk-blues musician Charlie Parr. Celebrate summer, meet your neighbors, and learn more about your local homeless shelter. No tickets – no RSVP needed. Come and go, activities will happen between 11:30AM and 2:30PM

Learn more at www.oscs-mn.org/building home.  Our Saviour’s Shelter: 2219 Chicago Ave S Minneapolis

In two weeks: Sun., June 28 There will be no services at Mindekirken.

An outdoor multi-lingual worship will be held at Minnehaha Park at 11:00 a.m. as part of the

1st Annual Scandinavian Summer Fest. (Minnehaha Avenue & E. Minnehaha Pkwy.)

Come for the service and stay to enjoy the festivities following:

Folk dancing:

Vasa Jr. Folk Dancers — Twin Cities Swedish Folk Dancers — Lindsborg Swedish Folk Dancers —Svikt

Musical performing groups:

Leroy Larson and the Minnesota Scandinavian Ensemble

ASI and St. Paul Swedish Male Choruses

Norwegian Glee Club — Daughters of Norway Chorus

Svenskarnas Dag Youth Choir

Enjoy traditional Scandinavian foods and treats, a children’s parade,

raising the midsommarstång (mid summer pole), vendors, displays, handicrafts

and the crowning of the 2016 Miss Svenskarnas Dag queen.

Stop by at Mindekirken’s information table to visit with our volunteers!

Join us for this family-friendly event!  FREE ADMISSION.  Support this event by buying a $2 Summer Fest Program booklet at the park, and to enter the drawing for a fabulous prize!

Join Us


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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