Entries by LivingJoyLutheran

Ash Wednesday- Mar 6

Join us for an Ash Wednesday service with imposition of ashes at Spring Lake Townhall.  Come any time between 5:30 and 7:00 pm as your schedule allows.  We will be journeying through prayer stations and imposing ashes as part of the final station.  Come and kick off the Lenten season together.

Fat Tuesday- Mar 5

In Germany it’s marked by parades.  In Belgium it is dancing in the streets.  In Brazil they dance too and call it Carnival.   In northern Italy it’s a food fight with oranges.  In Scandinavia the day is reserved for the serving of a particular sweet pastry.  It’s French expression is known as Mardi Gras […]

lenten book series starts Mar 10

What does it mean to live with a goal of loving without inhibition, insecurity or restriction?  How do we move ourselves in the direction of a no-limits embrace of others? Bob Goff uses his trademark story-telling to ponder these questions and more in his new book Everybody Always.  Order it here from Amazon or find a copy at Barnes and […]

Gather around Gratitude- Nov 21

You’re invite to an evening of giving thanks, good food, and hospitality.  You bring the goodness and gratitude,  and we’ll all bring some food to share. This year we are grateful to welcome Mayyadda.  Mayyadda is a singer-songwriter who ‘aspires to make people slow down, find themselves in a story, and feel hopeful.’ We will […]

Christmas Loaves and Fishes- Dec 11

Our annual Christmas community meal is December 11th at St Marks in Shakopee.  We will need plenty of volunteers to cook (2:30 pm), set up and decorate (3:30 pm), serve (5:00 pm), and clean up (6:15 pm).  If you would like to volunteer for this amazing evening email Steve and let him know.

God’s work. Our hands. Sep 9

We’ll join hundreds of other ELCA congregations around the country in celebrating this Sunday by using our hands in service. Wear some comfortable work clothes and we will put our hands to work at the Spring Lake Township Hall doing some indoor cleaning, weed pulling and outdoor clean up from 10 am – 11:30 am. […]

Worship Road Trip May 6

This Sunday (MAY 6th) Living Joy WILL NOT worship at Spring Lake Township Hall as we are giving up the building to our friends from Fish Lake Lutheran who will be using the building to host the Fish Lake 5K Run. You’re invited to hit the road to visit worship with some of our Living […]

SERVE Sunday- Mar 11

Our friends at Shakopee Community Assistance could use our help in stocking the shelves with diapers.  During the month of March you can bring a package or two of diapers to donate for a family who needs them in our community.  All sizes welcome but larger sizes are needed most.