GROUPS AND GATHERINGS

Elim offers many different groups and gatherings. You are always welcome to join in any event!
 
Women’s Movie Nights 
are the first Friday of each month, September – May. They are held in the theater room. Social time begins at 6:30 p.m. and the movie starts at 7:00 p.m. How to join: Elim women and friends are all invited! No RSVP needed. Movie being show is listed in the monthly Messenger, or you may call the office.
 
Book Club 
meets the second Tuesday of each month, September – May. Meetings are held in the conference room at 4:00 p.m. Each month’s selection is printed in the church bulletin and the monthly newsletter. How to join: Anyone who has read the book is welcome to attend the discussion. No RSVP needed. Book selections are listed in the monthly Messenger, or call the office.
 
Elim Veterans 
meet on the third Monday of the month in September, November, January, March, and May. Join us on at 11:00 a.m. in the Parlor to hear local speakers on a variety of fascinating subjects and enjoy companionship and conversation. A lunch for $5 follows. How to join: No RSVP needed for the presentation. Reservations required for lunch; call (763) 537-8481. Spouses and guests always welcome.
 
Garden Club 
meets in the spring and summer months (day of week determined soon). Plant pick-up day and planting days will be posted in the monthly and weekly Messenger. The Garden Club will be having a Harvest Celebration on the lawn after worship in September. The produce that is harvested is donated throughout the season to our partner food shelf, NEAR. People of all ages are welcome! No prior garden experience is needed. It’s a great family activity with children. Gardeners sign-up to care for the garden for a week at a time and usually includes 2 or 3 weeks during the summer. Watch for details in the springtime. For questions, call Ann Tranvik at (612) 616-0593.
 
Quilters 
meet in the gym every 2nd and 4th Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. (except July and December). The quilts are given to Lutheran World Relief, Lutheran Social Services, and other local causes. How to join: All are welcome to visit or participate at any time.

 

Women of Elim

is a community of women who are members of Elim, and all women are members of Women of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.  There are 4 “circles” (small groups) consisting of over 50 members that hold weekly bible study and fellowship events.  Some activities include the bazaar, quilters, helping with Mardi Gras and cleaning day. Women of Elim have an offering that provides for ministries of the church and larger ELCA. All women are welcome to join in any of these activities.

 

Men of Elim

is a community of men who are members of Elim and consist of over ___ members. They hold 3 Pancake Breakfasts every year and 2 Wednesday Night dinners.  The hold the Turkey Shoot in November and give away turkeys.  The men also provide games for the community picnic and Mardi Gras. If you are interested in joining, contact Roger Johnson at (763) 536-8638.

 

Birdtown Theology Pub
An “Elim facilitated, not Elim owned” discussion group that takes place in a secular setting to help folks feel more at ease. If you want to talk about God or just listen, if you feel like you’re not “good enough” for church or that church isn’t right for you, if you think life’s messy, if you have a lot of questions, if you’re not sure what you’re looking for, if you just want some conversation … Birdtown Theology Pub hopes you will be a part of their group. Birdtown Theology Pub meets at 7pm every 4th Thursday at The Lodge in Robbinsdale. Check out our feature on the local cable channel here.  For more info: Contact Harald Eriksen at h.eriksen@comcast.net
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