caring for others
Please use this planner when scheduling events held at Advent
creation care team
Advent has a group of people that are passionate about our environment and what we need
to do to protect it. They meet to discuss ways in which we all can help! The team meets on the first Thursday of each month. Contact Pastor Tim at 763-425-4243 for more information.
Useful information can be found at:
A site to get or give free reusable good can be found at www.twincitiesfreemarket.org
Eco-Friendly products for your home--www.twincitiesgreen.com
Building materials outlet benefitting Habit for Humanity--www.habitatrestore.net
Foam packaging recyclers--www.epspackaging.org/pdf/AFPRWebsiteRecyclingLocations5608.pdf
Plastic cap recycling information--www.aveda.com/caps
Genral recycling information from how you shop to non-toxic cleaners--www.reduce.org
Disaster Relief Volunteers
Advent Lutheran Church has a group of dedicated volunteers who are willing to go to unknown places to help people and their communities following a disaster. The group has helped out in New Orleans, Rushford, MN, Winona, MN, Iowa City, IA, Jamestown, ND, and most recently, New Jersey. This is heart changing work-please join us! Call Karen Coddington at 763-425-4243 for more information.
Every Thursday morning at 9:00, a group of women meet to work on quilts. The finished quilts are given to Lutheran World Relief for distribution throughout the world. The quilters make approximately 200 quilts a year!
Advocacy and Outreach
A group of dedicated folks who are passionate about eliminating hunger and injustices throughout the world. This is not just a hope, it is a necessity. This group writes letters to Congress, actively encouraging our government to take bold steps in helping the less fortunate throughout the world. They manage and promote Fair Trade Coffee, benefitting local farmers.
Christians Reaching Out in Social Service.
Advent is active in the CROSS program. CROSS is an inter-faith outreach ministry that
provides both food and clothing to those in need.
Loaves and Fishes
Advent has made a commitment to provide a hot meal to the homeless on the third Monday of every month. This evening is divided up into shifts of food preparatin, food service, and cleanup.
Advent is blessed with many prayerful people available for both day and evening prayer chains. If you or someone you know is in need of prayer, please contact the church office or leave the prayer request on the home page of this site.