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QUILTING MINISTRY

Posted by Sharon Roos on

If you were in church Oct. 21/22, you noticed a lot of quilts displayed over the pews. This output is from October only and will go to Simpson House, along with warm knit scarves, mittens and stocking caps, toiletries, and beautiful tote bags for female homeless to carry in lieu of a black...

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THANKSGIVING

Posted by Pastor David Olson on

This morning as I write, a couple I married and their two children are living in a rental home outside San Francisco while wildfires consume their neighborhood in Santa Rosa. Friends and colleagues are in the middle of rebuilding or restoring homes in Texas, Florida and the Caribbean or grieving...

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HIS HOUSE VEHICLE DONATION

Posted by Martha Brannon on

At His House, October is the time of year we mention our car donation program. A vehicle can make the difference between not only getting a job, but keeping a job when you live in the suburbs. We have very limited public transportation access and not having reliable transportation is a barrier...

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Tags: outreach, vehicle donation

CROSSPATHS BIBLE STUDY

Posted by Kara Paulson on

If you work in the business world, you are probably familiar with the term “best practices.” Many businesses use the best-practices format as part of their process-improvement planning. In other words, they look at what’s being done across the company, or even in other...

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The Call from His House

Posted by Martha Brannon on

It seems like every summer I write about local homeless issues. I looked back on some of my previous Caller articles about families sleeping in their cars at the His House Thrift Store, at churches, and other parking lots in this community. I've written about driving the homeless to a shelter...

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Families Moving Forward is Back

Posted by Chris Anderson on

We are excited to continue hosting for our second year of the Families Moving Forward Program! Families Moving Forward (FMF) is a church-led program for hosting homeless families in our area. It involves around 70 churches, with each church hosting 4 families for two weeks during the year. In...

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Tags: families moving forward, volunteer, fmf

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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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

Demsa Health Referral Center Opening

Posted by Jay Johnson on

On February 24, 2017, the Lutheran Church of Christ Health Service Board held a ribbon cutting and opening of the renovated Demsa Health Referral Center. Mount Calvary was the primary contributor for this project, through our Mission Ready Capital Campaign a few years back. Both existing...

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