Announcements July 27

Events & Meetings at Walker Church

  • Walker Church Events & Meetings are open to all and are at the church unless noted otherwise.
  • Events & Meetings of other groups are open to all unless noted as private.
  • Private events and meetings of other groups are listed to show what is happening at Walker each day.
  • The calendar on our website lists events & meetings further into the future.
  • For more information on any of the events contact the Walker office


Yoga Flow Class: Wed, July 27 6 to 7 pm. FFI below

Ecstatic Movement:  Wed, July 27, 7:30 to 9:15 pm.  FFI below

Private Graduation Celebration:  Saturday, July 30, 9 am to 9 pm


Sunday Celebration in Powderhorn Park

July 31, 2016

10:30 am near the corner of 14th Avenue and 33rd Street

(in case of rain, it will be at the church)

Greetings by Char Kane

Communal Singing led by Conrad deFiebre & Dianne O’Donnell

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


Lao Tzu followed by 5 minutes of silence by Mary Parker

#29, Stephen Mitchell translation

Do you want to improve the world? I don’t think it can be done. The world is sacred. It can’t be improved. If you tamper with it, you’ll ruin it. If you treat it like an object, you’ll lose it.

There is a time for being ahead, a time for being behind; a time for being in motion, a time for being at rest; a time for being vigorous, a time for being exhausted; a time for being safe, a time for being in danger.

The Master sees things as they are, without trying to control them. She lets them go their own way, and resides at the center of the circle.

Poetry by Alice Browne

Welcome, Announcements & Offering by Mary Parker

Scripture Reading:

Introduction of Guest Speaker by Mary Parker

Guest Speaker Bessie Rose Browne

Special Performance by Don Browne

Circle with Joys & Concerns & Bread & Juice brought by Lou Tofte

Hospitality Time:  Thanks to the Hospitality Committee for set-up


The Story Worship Celebration:  Sunday, July 31, 4 pm.  Worship celebrations are held on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays of the month.  We view ourselves as a messy community embracing the call to whole-heartedly follow Jesus, love our neighbor, and cultivate beauty in our world. For more information:

Walker Morning Coffee:  Mon, August 1, 10 am to noon.  FFI below

National Night Out & Community Meal:  Tuesday, August 2, 5 pm to 10 pm on 16th Avenue between 31st & 32nd Streets and in Walker Church.  There will be music by DJ Santanero, dancing, performances by the Aztec Dancers, Chinelos and Angeles que ayudan.   The meal will be served outside from 5 pm to 6:30.  16th Avenue will be closed to traffic. In case of rain we will be in the church.  FFI Ignacio & Lulu



Walker Church Sunday Celebrations in Powderhorn Park: July 31, August 14 & August 28.  Celebration is near the corner of 33rd Street & 14th Avenue.

Mary Parker, Sally Kuehn & Tony Wentersdorf State Fair Performance:  Wednesday, July 27, sometime after 5:30 pm.  They will be performing the song “Cabaret” from the musical Cabaret at the Minnesota State Fair Amateur Talent Contest.  FFI Tony, Mary or Sally

Modern Pagans/Ancient Realms Art Show Closing: Friday, July 29, 6 to 10 pm with a Harvest Ritual at 8 pm at Vine Arts Center, 2637 27th Ave So in Mpls. Featured artists include Bonita Blumenauer. FFI Bonita

Walker Church will be the polling place (the place to vote) for residents of Ward 9-Precinct 5 (south of Lake Street, north of 32nd Street, east of 13th Avenue, west of Cedar Avenue) in the Minnesota Primary Election on Tuesday, August 9 & the Presidential Election on Tuesday, November 8.

We have a new yoga class at Walker–Join Yoga Alliance certified instructor, Julia Starr, for a 60-minute vinyasa flow yoga class on Wednesdays from 6 to 7 pm beginning July 27. This class is donation-based – that means share what you can, and your presence is truly enough. Beginners are welcome! Please arrive 10 minutes early, bring a yoga mat and any other props you would like to incorporate into practice. FFI

Want to come up and see Walter at his favorite spot on the earth?  Come to Star Lake Wilderness Camp and spend some time in a tent, hear the loons, and enjoy the woods and lakes.  All are welcome to camp at Star Lake from Friday, July 29 to Monday, August 1.  People can arrive as early as Friday and leave as late as Monday.  Meals will be available for Saturday lunch & dinner and for Sunday brunch.  The camp is three hours from church, you can see how it looks on the website:

Email Walter if you can come


Weekly Groups

Walker Sunday Meditation Group meets every Sunday 9 am to 10 am in the meditation room.  Everyone is welcome and you can come any week.  FFI Tony Wentersdorf

Walker Morning Coffee Gathering is held every Monday 10 am to noon at Lake Street Coffee.  3223 East Lake St.  Everyone is welcome and you can come any week.  FFI Pastor Walter Lockhart.

Rosen Movement meets every Wednesday 9 am to 10 am.  This informal group of simple and effective movement with music meets every Wednesday in the sanctuary.  It costs $5 to $10 and is open to everyone and you can come any week.  The first time you come it is free.  FFI Phyllis Wiener

Yoga Flow Class is held every Wednesday from 6 to 7 pm.  This vinyasa flow yoga class is taught by Yoga Alliance certified instructor, Julia Starr.  It is donation-based – that means share what you can, and your presence is truly enough. Beginners are welcome! Please arrive 10 minutes early, bring a yoga mat and any other props you would like to incorporate into practice. FFI

Ecstatic Movement meets every Wednesday 7:30 pm to 9:15 pm.  Ecstatic Movement is free style movement practice inspired by music and conscious breathe, without any judgment of self or other community participants. It’s about being present with your own energy and discovering your own dance. No previous dance experience is necessary. Class starts with a centering, followed by 80 minutes of incredible music, and ends in stillness with an option to stay for a closing circle. Cost: $10-15. Arrive at 7:15 to check in and warm up. FFI Facebook main page:  Ecstatic Movement