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Farewell to Diane Eidsmo

Posted by Kara Paulson on

If you have spent any time around the church office over the past sixteen years you probably have met our Director of Communications, Diane Eidsmo. If you haven’t met her in person, you have met her through her Mount Calvary ministries of word and design - in our Caller newsletter, our Web...

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A New September

Posted by Pastor David Olson on

There is so much hope and energy surrounding a new September. Children and youth returning to school in a new grade, college freshmen shaking off the shackles of adult oversight, beleaguered parents placing kids on the bus with feigned regret and then rushing off to celebrate their emancipation...

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HIS HOUSE THRIFT STORE…Gone But Not Forgotten

Posted by Martha Brannon on

HIS HOUSE THRIFT STORE…Gone But Not Forgotten In August the His House Thrift Store was torn down to make way for a Starbucks! We have had that store in Minnetonka for 10 years. Since then we have partnered with RAK (Random Acts of Kindness) Resale Store and created a Regional Resource...

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Linked in Prayer 9-18

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Linked In Prayer - Gifts of prayer For where your treasure is, there your heart shall be also. Luke 12:34 I appreciate this passage because it reminds me that where I focus my time, my thoughts, my actions, shows what is in my heart. That’s why I value setting aside daily time to pray...

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State of the Church - Sept 2018

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STATE OF THE CHURCH This month I am sending out two invitations via this letter. Both are directly related to sharing information about our church, both involve your participation, and both are quite painless (you might even enjoy them!). Invitation #1Our Mount Calvary Annual Meeting is...

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Vacation Bible School at Mount Calvary

Posted by Brenda Lund on

This year we spent a week on the Rolling River learning about the Adventure, Acceptance, Joy, and Grace we find on the river with Jesus. The whole crew learned the Bible Verse: When you pass through the waters, I will be with you. Isaiah 43:2. While the weather was a challenge for our first two...

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Tags: children, kids

Abundant Life

Posted by Pastor David Olson on

I came that you may have life and have it abundantly! - Jesus I have long loved this passage from John 10 and enjoyed preaching and pondering upon its meaning. I have also found that there is confusion and widely divergent interpretations on what comprises this abundant life that Jesus is...

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Where will our dreams take us?

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We hope you are reading this in the comfort of your favorite space with your favorite beverage and you feel especially thankful for what we hope is your favorite church! Mount Calvary is a favorite space for many. It is filled with people who come here to love and serve others. It is filled with...

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Ben Abrahamson's Ukulele Ensemble

Posted by Kara Paulson on

Have you ever thought you wanted to try playing the ukulele? No? Well neither had I, but all that changed when I met and talked with Ben Abrahamson. Ben is the guitar and ukulele instructor at the Mount Calvary Academy of Music, and his enthusiasm for the ukulele is so contagious that now I am...

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Tags: academy, lessons, music

Preschool News for June

Posted by Kara Paulson on

June 5th was an exciting day at the Mount Calvary Preschool! Students dressed in their nicest outfits to show off their school to family and friends. First came graduation! The older students wore mortarboard graduation caps and received diplomas to show how much they have learned. We know all...

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Tags: preschool, youth

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