- Category: Weekly Announcements
Gratulerer med dagen! Happy Syttende Mai! It's Norway's Constitution Day May 17.
Come worship with us at Mindekirken!
Everyone is welcome! English transcripts provided at the Norwegian service.
May 18-26, 2013
Norwegian Language Classes as scheduled (see www.mnlcp.org)
Sat., May 18
10:00 a.m. Utegruppa - volunteers needed to clean up the church grounds
Sun., May 19 Syttende Mai Celebration
(no 9:00 a.m. service) Pinse—Day of Pentecost
10:30 a.m. Prelude Concert by Norwegian Glee Club (free)
11:00 a.m. Norwegian Syttende mai service and baptism (sermon in English)
Flag parade, picnic and folk entertainment on the church lot
The Syttende Mai Folketog (people’s parade) will proceed from the church’s front (21st St E), around the surrounding blocks, and return to the church lot for refreshments and entertainment. Flags will be handed out on the street, and collected following the parade.
Hot dogs, coffee, soft drinks, and ice cream cups will be available. In case of rain, food and entertainment will be moved indoors. Bring an umbrella so the parade can go on!
Suggested donation of $5 ($10 per family) Please recycle in marked barrels.
- Performances outside by
Dassel Leikarring - dancers
Twin Cities Hardingfelelag - fiddlers
Fjell og Fjord Junior Dancers
Det Norske Folkedanslaget - dancers
- ”Hvor Kommer Du Fra” (Where You Come From?) map to mark where your Norwegian ancestors came from.
- Activities & Games for Children will start as soon as children have eaten.
Tuesday, May 21
11-11:30 a.m Tuesday Open House—picnic style lunch and fellowship
(suggested donation $7 for food & program)
12 p.m. Program: “Norway’s Cultural Identity” presented by Arna Rennan
This is the last Tuesday Open House until a special summer session on July 9
with Norwegian guest Terje Mikael Hasle Joranger speaking on
“The Creation of a Norwegian-American Identity in the USA”
Wed., May 22
3:30 p.m. Edvard Grieg Society Board
6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Feed My Starving Children (Eagan facility)
990 Lone Oak Rd, Suite 160
Sign up at www.mindekirken.org on the “Serve” tab. See www.fmsc.org for map.
We are signed up to bring 20. Hurry, we fill up fast. Thank you and I hope to see you there!
Russ Erickson, Deacon JLIB_HTML_CLOAKING
Fri., May 24
7:00 p.m. Filmaften—Norwegian Film Night (free)
“På Bølgelengde” (Tying the Knot) 2011 Comedy (family rated)
Norwegian sound, English subtitles (snack potluck)
Sun., May 26 (no 9 a.m. service – last Sunday of the month)
11 a.m. Bilingual Service Guest Pastor: Tim Peterson
Wed., May 29
7:00 p.m. The Gospel of Mark recited by heart in Norwegian
Norwegian Speakers invited to this special presentation by
Pr. Tim Peterson. Conversation & refreshments to follow
Velkommen til Mindekirken!