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flw_introFaith-Lilac Way Lutheran Church welcomes you to join us here on the web, and to join us in worship. We’re a congregation of the ELCA, located on Welcome Avenue in Robbinsdale, Minnesota.

We like to live up to our address, so come and visit … and be Welcome.

Giving Thanks! Thanksgiving Eve Worship, 7:00pm

Join us for worship as we GIVE THANKS to God for all God has entrusted to us. We will pay particular attention to giving thanks for the skills and talents that have been entrusted to us, and especially for our God-given “passions” those things that we love to do or experience and enjoy – whether it is reading, biking, listening, praying, teaching, fishing, serving, cooking, enjoying fellowship or…?

Join us as we give thanks to God!

(And stay after to enjoy the 71st Annual Pie Fest in the Fellowship Hall!)

71st Annual Pie Fest – Thanksgiving Eve, after worship

71 Years — and Counting!  The Pie Fest Tradition Continues!

Please join us on Wednesday, November 26th after the Thanksgiving Eve service for delicious, mouth-watering pie! Enjoy good conversation and a multitude of delicious varieties of pie as we are reminded that we are thankful for good food, friends, family and above all, our Gracious God who provides it all.

Our Women of the ELCA (W/ELCA) sponsor this event. If you would like to help by bringing a pie or two to share, please bring them to the church kitchen prior to the worship celebration.

Come and celebrate as together we give thanks to GOD!

Nursery News: Come and Play!

Our nursery is being staffed on Sunday mornings by Janeen Burow and a volunteer (Adults, high school youth and confirmands are welcome!).

Have a little one? Be sure to check it out!

Interested in promoting children and families at church? Sign up to help on the sign-up sheet on the door of the nursery (main floor – down the hall from the bathrooms).

All Saints Sunday – November 2nd

Sunday, November 2nd 8:15 and 10:30am Worship

Join us in a service of remembrance of the saints that we treasure, and of thanksgiving for the promises of God given to us at our baptism and sustaining us our whole lives.

What’s Your Passion?

What do you enjoy doing? What would you love to learn? What sparks your interest? We will be exploring these questions – and more – as we celebrate and give thanks for the many skills, talents and opportunities that God has entrusted to us. Take a peek at the display case in the Narthex for a sampling of some people’s passions. Can you add to that list? We give special thanks to Carolyn Lageson and Grace Lawson for this artful display.

SERVICE PROJECT:

Confirmation & G+FISH will have a service project for LOAVES AND FISHES on Wednesday, October 29th. We are signed up to serve a meal from 5:30-7:30pm as a group of 10. WE ARE IN NEED OF 1 MORE ADULT CHAPERONE. Please sign up on the Youth Bulletin Board. Dinner will be included in this service project, after we are finished we will walk back to FLW as a group. If you have any questions please let Vicar Kelly or Tommy Thompson know. Thanks!

Mission Trip to Chicago

The FLW Youth will be going to Chicago on a Mission trip June 14th-20th! Our focus will be on hunger and we will be partnering with ELCA world hunger. If you or your child is planning to attend this trip PLEASE COMMIT to the trip by the END OF OCTOBER! To commit a $100 down payment is needed. Speak with Vicar Kelly to Commit.

Fall Youth Retreat!

The Fall Youth Retreat will be at Luther Crest November 14th – 16th. Plan to leave from the church parking lot at 6:30pm on the 14th and return to the church parking lot at 2:30pm on the 16th. Anyone in Confirmation and G+Fish is welcome to come. Sign up sheets are in the Narthex. Please sign up by November 2nd!

The Gospel Gathering: Sunday, October 26th, 3:00pm

Join the Faith First men and their singing friends and family for an afternoon of great music that will have you tapping your toes and clapping your hands. It all takes place at First Lutheran Church of Crystal on Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 3:00pm. Tickets are $10.00 each – children under 12 are free. Fellowship and treats will be served immediately following the concert. We’ll see you there!

“LEFT BEHIND!?”

What do Christians, especially we as Lutherans, have to say about the predictions of the apocalypse? What does the Bible have to say about end-times? How do the movies use (and do they abuse?) the Biblical prophecies? Come and delve into this question for three Wednesday evenings, November 5th,12th, & 19th at 6:00pm. All are welcome.