Church Briefs 5/2/13

 Christ Lutheran members watch as Jim Lohmann receives ribbon cutting assistance from his grandsons during the April 28th celebration.  Ribbon donated by Rose Floral of Stillwater (Photo courtesy of Dan Rogness)


Christ Lutheran members watch as Jim Lohmann receives ribbon cutting assistance from his grandsons during the April 28th celebration. Ribbon donated by Rose Floral of Stillwater (Photo courtesy of Dan Rogness)

Christ Lutheran dedicates renovation

LAKE ELMO — Almost a year to the day they broke ground, Christ Lutheran Church in Lake Elmo held a special April 28 service to celebrate completion of their extensive renovation. Members travelled together to bless the addition of a new atrium and remodeled fellowship, nursery, coffee area, storage and education rooms.

Speaking on behalf of the congregation, president-elect Jim Kelly said, “we are excited by the possibilities offered by our new space to help us better serve the community and spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ”.

Christ Lutheran welcomes all to visit and worship together on Sundays at 8 and 10:30 a.m. For more information visit www.christlutheranlakeelmo.org.

Center offers moms workshop

The Benedictine Center offers a Mother’s Day workshop, “Called to Deepen Relationships with Our Daughters,” for women seeking to enhance their relationships with daughters and granddaughters in their lives.

The session is 9 a.m. to noon May 11 open to children ages six years and older. Cost is $30 for two. Register online at www.stpaulmonastery.org, email benedictinecenter@stpaulmonastery or call 651-777-7251.

Prayer breakfast Monday

Minnesota Timberwolves President Chris Wright is guest speaker at the 2013 Woodbury Area Prayer Breakfast, 7 a.m. to 8:55 a.m. Monday at the Prom Center in Oakdale. Cost is $20 per ticket or $180 for a table of nine.

Doors open at 6:15 a.m. and registration begins at 6:30 a.m. For more information go to www.woodburypb.org.

Non-perishable food items will be collected the morning of the event.

Open house at pre-school

Ark of Angels Montessori Pre-School at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Stillwater holds an open house from 3-5 p.m. on Saturday for students enrolling for September classes. Call 651-439-5581 or visit www.stcroixcatholic.org for information.

Church hosts Sunday supper

Bethlehem Lutheran Church hosts their Second Sunday Supper at 5 p.m. May 12. Treat mom or bring friends to a taco dinner and homemade dessert.

The meal is provided to create a social connection throughout the St. Croix Valley. All are welcome. The church is located at 490 4th Street in Bayport.

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