Rev. Susan Debner
Worship Schedule
10:00 a.m. Sundays

Sunday School & Adult Education
9:00 a.m. Sundays

Office Hours
8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Monday - Friday


Iftar Invitation for May 23
In an outpouring of friendship, ICSA/Dar Al-Hijrah has invited us to an Iftar dinner.
Who: Mission Partners—NHLC, Trinity Lutheran, and St. Peders
What: A breaking of the fast during Ramadan, which runs from May 15 to June 14
When: Wednesday, May 23, 7:30–10:00 p.m.
Where: ICSA/Dar Al-Hijrah Mosque, 504 Cedar Ave., Minneapolis
(Posted: 05/18/2018)
Book Club, May 24
The NHLC Book Club will meet Thursday, May 24, at 7:00 p.m., in the Courtyard. May’s selection is "Inside the O’Briens" by Lisa Genova, a heartbreaking and very human novel that does for Huntington’s disease what the author’s debut novel, "Still Alice," did for Alzheimer’s. Everyone is invited to join the conversation!
(Posted: 05/04/2018)
May Sunday Forum Schedule
May 6 Bible Study on John 2 with Pastor Steve McKinley
May 13 Bob Hulteen, Mpls Area Synod Director of Communications & Stewardship—Community Organizing for Congregations
May 20 Johan Christopherson & Greg Winter—Brew & Chew Year-End Forum Review
May 27 Memorial Weekend—No Adult Forum; Summer Schedule Begins

Join us from 9-9:50am each Sunday in Fellowship Hall. Coffee and treats are served.
(Posted: 05/04/2018)
Blessing of the Bikes, May 27
We’re celebrating the goodness of creation with a blessing of the bikes at the conclusion of worship on May 27. Bike, walk, scooter, wagon, carpool, or bus to worship, weather permitting, and join us in a blessing prayer for a safe season of tending God’s creation and lowering our carbon footprint.

Please note that our worship time changes to 9:30 on May 27!
(Posted: 05/04/2018)
Seeking Graduation Photos
Is someone in your household graduating from high school or college this year? Please email a photo and information about post-graduation plans to the office ( by May 27, so we can celebrate with our graduates at worship on June 6.
(Posted: 05/04/2018)
Sign Up for All-Congregation Camp at Wapo
Our congregational camp weekend at Wapo is August 10-12, and everyone is invited! Registration for the full weekend is $75 for adults; $50 for ages 12-17; $40 for ages 3-11; and kids under age 3 are free. The maximum cost per family is $250, for two nights lodging and four meals. Registration forms are at the camp display in the Courtyard. Scholarships are available. Talk to Cindy Nelson in the church office.
(Posted: 04/19/2018)
Community Band Concert at Minnehaha Park
The South High Community Jazz and Concert Bands, featuring three NHLC musicians—Laura Morris, Jim Nelson, and Maren Nelson—will perform in an outdoor concert, Wednesday, May 30, 7:00 p.m. at the Minnehaha Park Bandshell in Minneapolis. The concert is free, and everyone is welcome to attend! Want to picnic with other church friends before the concert? Talk to Cindy Nelson!
(Posted: 05/18/2018)
Summer Lay Preaching Series Planned
Pastor Susan is offering another summer preaching series for those who’d like to stretch in their faith! Interested preachers will meet with Pastor Susan to learn about preaching, design a sermon series, and assign texts. Interested preachers should contact Pastor Susan (
(Posted: 05/04/2018)
Help with Shelter Meal on May 31
Volunteers are needed to prepare and serve the evening meal at Our Saviour’s Shelter on Thursday, May 31. Can you help? If so, please contact Marian Blattner or the church office. And thank you to all who helped with the April 29 shelter meal: Becca & Greg Brown & boys, Carolyn Deters, Mark & Meg Karraker, Jan Myers, and Marian Blattner. (Posted: 05/04/2018)
College Student Adventures?
Are you a college student who has studied abroad? Would you like to present your adventures at a sum-mer forum? Contact Pastor Susan ASAP!
(Posted: 05/04/2018)
Nokomis Builds in July
Can you believe Nokomis Builds is now in our 12th year? We have been graced with the opportunity to provide this important ministry with our partner churches to make a truly impactful difference in our community and provide homeownership to 11 families (and counting)! Thank you to everyone who has helped us get to this point!

Nokomis Builds is a group of area churches (Bethel Lutheran and Our Lady of Peace and St. Richard’s Catholic congregations), working under the Thrivent Builds banner with Habitat for Humanity. This year we will jointly provide volunteers for a week of con-struction in north Minneapolis.

When: Mon-Fri, July 23-27
Where: 3015 Thomas Ave N, Minneapolis

As in previous years, the quality of our work and consistency of our volunteers has been recognized, and we are being asked to work on a newer environmentally friendly and energy-sustainable construction plan.

We need:
• workers of all skill levels, age 16 and up
• 2-3 lunch providers for Tuesday, July 24
• financial supporters for the $1500 annual pledge to Nokomis Builds

The jobsite volunteer max is 13 per day. We ask you to sign up ASAP at the display in the Courtyard to ensure that all who want to volunteer can. Let’s fill the volunteer positions by Memorial Day!
(Posted: 05/04/2018)
VBS Is Popping Up Again This Summer!
Mark your calendars and invite your friends to Pop-Up VBS at Nokomis Heights this summer. Join us Sunday, June 10, from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. out front on the lawn! We’ll have drama and stories, crafts and games galore, plus a really cool service project. The event is for entire families and will include a picnic supper. Do you want to be in on the planning? Would you like to volunteer to help at VBS? Contact Cindy Nelson in the church office!
(Posted: 05/04/2018)
CES Delivery Success; Help Out, June 25
Several dozen bags of groceries were successfully delivered to the Hiawatha towers, in the Seward neighborhood, on April 23. Thanks go out to the participants: Marian Blattner, Carl Christopherson,
Celeste Delap, Dave Engelsgaard, Mark Lofthus, and Julie Urban. Nokomis Heights’ next delivery commitment is Monday, June 25, at 6:30 p.m. If you want to volunteer, contact Mark Lofthus or the church office. (Posted: 05/04/2018)
Online Volunteer Sign Up!
Signing up has never been easier! There are tons of wonderful volunteer opportunities happening every week from nursery to coffee servers and so much more. All of our worship related volunteer task as now managed through one centralized online sign up found here: . (Posted: 03/26/2018)