Announcements January 10, 2018

 

Walker Events & Other Public Events at Walker

 

  • All meetings and events listed are at Walker Church unless noted otherwise
  • See our website Calendar walkerchurch.org for happenings further into the future.
  • For more information please contact the Walker office office@walkerchurch.org

 

Building & Grounds meeting:  Wed, Jan 10, 6 pm.  FFI Ed Ed Mueller or Al Hildenbrand

 

Cabin Fever Song Circle:  Friday, January 12, 7 to 9 pm in front of the Walker fireplace. We’ll go around the circle.  You can play or sing a song, request a song (and we’ll play it if anybody knows it), or pass.  Listeners welcome, too.  We should be able to go around the circle several times.  Bring your instruments and any snacks or beverages you might want.  (Song Circles will also be held on Fridays Feb 9 and Mar 9) FFI Janet Skidmore

 

Sunday Celebration

January 14, 2018

Greetings by Janet Court

Communal Singing led Sally Kuehn & Howard Kranz

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

Opening by Al Hildenbrand

Lao Tzu # 35 Mitchell followed by 5 minutes of silence

She who is centered in the Tao
can go where she wishes, without danger.
She perceives the universal harmony,
even amid great pain,
because she has found peace in her heart.

Music or the smell of good cooking
may make people stop and enjoy.
But words that point to the Tao
seem monotonous and without flavor.
When you look for it, there is nothing to see.
When you listen for it, there is nothing to hear.
When you use it, it is inexhaustible.

Welcome, Announcements & Offering 

Scripture reading John 1:43-51 by Greg Garman

The next day Jesus decided to go to Galilee. He found Philip and said to him, “Follow me.”  Now Philip was from Bethsaida, the city of Andrew and Peter.  Philip found Nathanael and said to him, “We have found him about whom Moses in the law and also the prophets wrote, Jesus son of Joseph from Nazareth.”

Nathanael said to him, “Can anything good come out of Nazareth?” Philip said to him, “Come and see.”

When Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward him, he said of him, “Here is truly an Israelite in whom there is no deceit!”  Nathanael asked him, “Where did you get to know me?” Jesus answered, “I saw you under the fig tree before Philip called you.”  Nathanael replied, “Rabbi, you are the Son of God! You are the King of Israel!”

Jesus answered, “Do you believe because I told you that I saw you under the fig tree? You will see greater things than these.”  And he said to him, “Very truly, I tell you, you will see heaven opened and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of Man.”

Sermon by Pastor Walter Lockhart

Special Performance by Tony Wentersdorf

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

Hospitality Time Thanks for set-up by the Hospitality Committee

 

Church Council Meeting:  Sun, Jan 14, 12:15 in the conference room.  FFI Lulu Philips

 

Community Meal & Food Giveaway:  Tue, Jan 16, Doors open & food giveaway at 5 pm.  Meal served 5:30 to 6:45.  Free, everyone welcome.  Volunteers are needed, please sign up!  FFI Pastor Walter Lockhart

 

 

Finance committee meeting:  Wed, Jan 24, 5 pm.  FFI KC Bretzke

 

Howard Kranz and Jim Feldman with Karl Jones and special guest Kent Eklund in Concert:

Saturday, January 27, 7:30 pm.  Admission is free, donations to Walker Church accepted – a good chance to have your friends contribute to our Community.  The concert will be recorded for a DVD release.

 

The annual Walker Men’s Retreat will take place Saturday February 3rd at Jim Feldman’s home in Chisago City.  You can come on the 2nd and leave on the 4th if you like.  FFI Jim Feldman

 

Ongoing Walker & Walkerite Groups

Sunday Celebration & Children’s Sunday school:  Sundays 10:30 am

Chalice Circle:  Sundays 9 to 10 am in the Meditation Room. We listen to music, meditate, read a passage on spiritual growth, and discuss our thoughts and feelings using the circle method. All are welcome! Come once or many times!

Coffee Gathering: Mondays 10 to noon at Lake Street Coffee, 3223 E Lake St.  FFI Pastor Walter Lockhart

Community Meal & Food Giveaway:  Tuesdays, Doors open & food giveaway at 5 pm.  Meal served 5:30 to 6:45.  Free, everyone welcome.

Walker Singers: Tuesdays 7 to 8 pm led by Jim McCreary

Initiates: 3rd Sunday of each month 8:15 to 10:15 am in the conference room. FFI Lou Tofte or Howard Kranz

Men’s Potluck Brunch: one Saturday of each month at someone’s home.

Women’s Potluck Brunch: 4th Saturday of each month at someone’s home. FFI Lulu Philips

Open Flow Forum:  1st Thursday of each month 7 to 9 pm.  A group of artists with disabilities FFI Tara Innmon or Kip Shane

 

Health & Wellness Services at Walker by Walkerites

Alice Browne’s Music Therapy & Sound Healing:  By appointment.  Contact Alice 612-860-6644 abmermaid@gmail.com

Sarah Dagg Massage Therapist:  Two days each month between 9 am to 5 pm by appointment. Contact Sarah 218-831-9570 sdagg@crosslake.net

 

Other on-going groups meeting at Walker that are open to all

East Lake LOL AA:  A mixed, open AA group that meets every Wednesday 6:30 to 7:30 pm

Rosen Movement:  Wednesdays 9 am to 10 am for simple movement with music.  Open to all, come any week, cost:  $5 to $10.  FFI Phyllis Wiener wienerphyllis@gmail.com

Aware Dance:  Wednesdays 7:15 to 9:15 pm Free style movement with music.  Cost $10-15  FFI Facebook Aware Dance & Movement

Hoop Twin Cities:  Thursdays 6:30 to 8:30 pm Free hoola hooping for all ages  FFI hoopjeans@gmail.com

Queer Birth Project:  2nd Saturday of each month 10 to noon.  LGBTQ new parent support group   www.queerbirthproject.com

Bluegrass Jam:  Last Monday of each month 7 to 10 pm.  Free, come to jam or listen.  FFI Roy Vanderwerf revanster@gmail.com

Neurodiversity Group:  2nd Thursday of each month 7 to 9 pm led by Paul Johnson. Free emotional support for adults on the autism spectrum and their family & friends. Pljohnson46@yahoo.com

Northern Mississippi Prisoner Support Group:  3rd Thursday of each month 6 to 8 pm.  Write letters to build and sustain relationships with prisoners in Minnesota and beyond. Open to all. FFI Bailey Riley rileyb16@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

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