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Advent

Posted by Pastor David Olson on

This season of Advent begins with a surprising word from God. The Gospel reading for the first weekend in Advent is made up of surprising word pictures of heaven and earth all coming apart at the seams, all that we know and count on disrupted and changed (Luke 21:25-36). In that disruption and...

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State of the Church - December 2018

Posted by Mike Kasprick on

I was reminded recently of just how important it is to get the whole picture!Our local StarTribune newspaper has run a series of articles this year about the changing trends in religion and churches in our country, and the latest installment ran in early November. It was a very good article...

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Welcome Will Eisenberg

Posted by Kara Paulson on

Mount Calvary Academy of Music NewsIntroducing our new Brass Instructor, William Eisenberg, Specializing in French horn and trumpet. We’d love for you to meet our new brass instructor at the Mount Calvary Academy of Music! William Eisenberg recently joined our faculty, and has begun...

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Many Hands for Malawi

Posted by Renee Whisnant on

MANY HANDS FOR MALAWI: PACKATHONNOVEMBER 9 TO 11  We’re seeking more than 1,000 volunteers this year to help scoop, pack, seal and box 350,000 meals for Malawi. We’re partneringwith Children of the Nations, whose program in Malawi works toward self-sufficiency for meal...

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State of the Church - Oct. 2018

Posted by Mike Kasprick on

As summer fades, with family vacations just a memory and kids back in school, it’s time to look ahead to my favorite season…fall. And of course that means our Mount Calvary annual meeting is right around the corner—Sunday, October 7 to be precise. As a prelude to the meeting...

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Epiphany Gallery - Featured Artist, Bob McLain

Posted by Andrea Fieldhouse-Griner on

We speak of inclusion; we are asked how many people can fit under our umbrella; we are challenged to draw the circle wider; we are called to love God’s people. Artist Bob McLain feels a pull to draw faces. His work is a study of the human face and is also a personal commitment to honor...

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Quilting News Oct 2018

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We are a group that finds joy in making quilts for homeless people in the west metro and Minneapolis. Recent donations include Families Moving Forward and the new Family Retreat Center at Luther Park Bible Camp. The camp got a huge gift of 12 bed size quilts from Ann Fox. We also conducted a...

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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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