Weekly Announcements

In chronological order: Walker Events & Meetings (all at the church unless noted otherwise) & Public Events organized by others that will be held at Walker

Men’s Group:  Sat, Feb 14, 9:30 am in the conference room.  FFI Jim Feldman

Women’s Prison Book Project Pancake Breakfast:  Sat, Feb 14, 8 am to noon. Hot Cakes for Cold Days!

All you can eat buttermilk, vegan, and gluten-free pancakes, southern style grits, fruit salad, coffee, tea, and juice.  Adults $6-$10 sliding scale. Children: $3 After filling your belly, visit our book sale to fill your mind.
Books in great condition $1-$3. Kids activities:  Make a valentine for a political prisoner! http://www.wpbp.org

Mary Parker’s Love Concert:  Sat, Feb 14, 7 pm, pay what you can, donations to Walker Church


Sunday Celebration

February 15, 2015

Greetings by Don Browne, Beth Richards & Mary Burns

Communal Singing led by Tony Wentersdorf & Mary Parker

Communal Reading:  Our mission is to nurture spirituality, build caring community & work courageously for peace with justice and mercy.


Lao Tzu # 6 followed by 5 minutes of silence

The breath of life moves through a deathless valley
Of mysterious motherhood
Which conceives and bears the universal seed,
The seeming of a world never to end,
Breath for all to draw from as they will:
And the more they take of it, the more remains.

Poetry by Char Kane

Welcome, Announcements & Offering

Special Performance “Greenwich” by the Walker Singers

Scripture Reading Mark 9:2-9 by Greg Garman

Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain apart, by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, and his clothes became dazzling white, such as no one on earth could bleach them.  And there appeared to them Elijah with Moses, who were talking with Jesus.

Then Peter said to Jesus, “Rabbi, it is good for us to be here; let us make three dwellings, one for you, one for Moses, and one for Elijah.” He did not know what to say, for they were terrified.

Then a cloud overshadowed them, and from the cloud there came a voice, “This is my Son, the Beloved; listen to him!”  Suddenly when they looked around, they saw no one with them any more, but only Jesus.  As they were coming down the mountain, he ordered them to tell no one about what they had seen, until after the Son of Man had risen from the dead.

Sermon by Pastor Walter Lockhart

Special Performance by Anne Hamre

Circle with Joys & Concerns & sharing of bread & juice brought by

Thanks for:  Hospitality set-up by Barbara Hager


Mardi Gras Party & Pancake Community Meal:  Tues, Feb 17, 5:30 to 7:30 pm.  Store Bought Hair–Joe Hesla’s traditional New Orleans style jazz band will play from 5:30-7:30. Laissez les bon temps roulez! FFI Mary Parker.

Meeting with the Mpls Bike Coordinator:  Wed, Feb 18, 4 pm at WalkerAs part of the Minneapolis Bicycle Master Plan there is a plan to stripe a bike lane on 31st street this summer which would necessitate removing the parking lane on the South side of the street.

Ash Wednesday Service:  Wed, Feb 18

Reach, Renew, and Rejoice Presentation:  Sun, Feb 22, 7 pm.  This the special fundraising campaign of the Minnesota Conference of the UMC to support building and revitalizing churches in Minnesota.  The Rev. Rachael Morey will be at Walker to present this campaign.  Walter will provide special treats.

MBOMTA Bluegrass Jam:  Mon, Feb 23, 7 pm. FFI Roy Vanderwerf 612-209-5311 revanster@gmail.com

Community Meal:  Tues, Feb 24, 5:30 to 6:45 pm.  Free, everyone welcome. by the Kitchen Cabinet

Future First Potluck-Seven Generations with Kaia Svien:  Wed, Feb 25, 6 to 8 pm.  Bring tapas.  Bring small bites and friends to share. Suggested Donation $ 5-10.

Women’s Potluck Brunch:  Sat, Feb 28, 9:30 am in the conference room.

Men’s Group:  Sat, Feb 28, 9:30 at the home of one of the men.  FFI Jim Feldman


Sanctuary Art Project is underway with the first round of wrapped sticks installed. Materials, a description and directions are available in the back of the sanctuary. Please feel free to pick out a stick and wrap it anytime and it will be added to the whole. Adel Gardner 612-718-9134

Healing Circles:  Thurs, Feb 19, 6 pm to Thurs March 26 at Historic Wesley Center, 101 E Grant St

Starting in February anyone who’s been impacted by sexual harm, victims, offenders, family, friend and community members, will come together to heal the harm caused by sexual abuse.  The healing circle is guided by a circle keeper who creates a safe, non-hierarchical place where everyone has the opportunity to speak without interruption with the use of a talking piece. Registration is FREE but you must register to participate. FFI Gabrielle Gipson 651-330-7300 info@youhavethepower.org www.youhavethepower.org

More than Skin Deep Workshop:  Fri, Sat & Sun, Feb 20, 21 & 22.  A rental event at Walker Church that requires registration. In order to end systems of racial dominance, we have to end whiteness. For more information on the workshop For registration information, please go to http://www.hackmanconsultinggroup.org/skindeep/


Events held every week

Sunday Meditation Group 8:15-9:30 am.  FFI Nancy Larsen,

Celebration 10 am. Sunday School 10:30 am.

Shabach Tabernacle Service Sundays 1:30 to 3:30 pm. FFI Pastor Daniel Turner

Monday Morning Coffee Gatherings10 am at Lake Street Coffee, 3223 East Lake St.

Walker Singer Rehearsals Tuesdays 6:45 to 7:45 pm.  FFI Jim McCreary.

Community Meals:  Every Tuesday 5:30 to 6:45 pm

Aztec Dancers Mondays 6:30 to 7:30 pm.  Open to all.

Rosen Movement Class Wednesdays 9 am to 10 am.  FFI Phyllis Weiner