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Mount Calvary Foundation

Posted by Ross McGlasson on

In our May board meeting we received reports on a couple of interesting items. First, Linda Saveraid and I met with Rev. Simon Haamer from Tartu Academy in Estonia. He was here to thank us for our support in the past few years. They have grown from a handful of people to over 130 seminarians...

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AN ODE TO UNSUNG HEROS

Posted by Doug Affinito on

If you sing the praises of an unsung hero, is that hero still unsung? Semantics aside, this month I would like to share an ode to Mount Calvary’s amazing staff. Our church has approximately 4,000 energetic and involved members. Behind the scenes a paid staff, hovering around 25 ordained...

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A Time To.......

Posted by Pastor David Olson on

As we launch into summer we also come to the conclusion of our worship theme from Ecclesiastes 3, “For everything there is a season.” Last fall, we focused on “A Time to Build Up.” In Advent and Christmas, “A Time to Be Born.” In Epiphany and Lent, “A...

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AT THIS HOUSE WE CALL IT SHARING

Posted by Martha Brannon on

Recycle. Repurpose. Reclaim. Recover. These are all words used to reclaim an item that might have outworn its original usefulness, and reuse it for something or someone else. At His House we have been doing that with clothing, sofas, and mattresses for about 9 years at our Minnetonka store and...

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New Season of Litchicks

Posted by Becky Koehler on

As one season comes to an end, another begins. So it is with LitChicks. We are pleased to announce our selections for our 2017-2018 season. Some of these books have a wait list at the library, so make your requests soon! July 13, 2017 Still Life With Breadcrumbs by Anna Quindlen (a love story...

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Help Local Students Fight Hunger with MH-MM

Posted by Renee Whisnant on

Many Hands Many Meals packs life-saving meals throughout the year. We have our big packathon every November – but this year we’re having another event for local students in May. More than 800 students from area schools will come to Mount Calvary to pack meals on May 25-26. Teaching...

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NIGERIA+BALI+SCRABBLE=PERSEVERANCE

Posted by Judy Handke on

This is Mount Calvary’s 25th year of partnership with our sister church in Jimeta, providing financial support to native Nigerian missionaries who serve in remote areas. Nigeria is also the number one scrabble country in the world, according to recent NPR and Wall Street Journal articles...

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Tags: bali, nigeria, scrabble, jimeta, aikkaku