Upcoming Events

Women’s Book Club

December 9, 2022 | 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Our selection this month is The Mermaid Chair, by Sue Monk Kidd
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Visit of Sancta Lucia

December 11, 2022 | 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Join us in worship on with visit from Sancta Lucia. St. Lucia was a young Christian of Sicily who was martyred in 304 AD during the persecution under Emperor Diocletian. According to tradition, she had decided to devote her life to God and to give her possessions to the poor. In Sweden in the
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Christmas Tea & Cookie Sale

December 11, 2022 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Following our Visit of Sancta Lucia, please join us for annual Christmas Tea! In preparation for the event we’re seeking donations of these suggested items: Volunteers  are needed for setup, serving, & cleanup. Our signup form is available in Fellowship Hall. Or you may contact Ellie
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Valley Grove Exhibition Open House

December 13, 2022 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join us for coffee & conversation with Robbie LaFleur, creator of four Valley Grove tapestries, in the Norwegian tradition, on display at LOTI through December Gallery Talk @ 3:00 PM Valley Grove Lutheran Church, outside of Northfield, Minnesota disbanded as a congregation in the ear
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Women’s Bible Study

December 15, 2022 - December 20, 2022 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
We are studying Children of the Day, by Beth Moore.  Join Beth Moore and walk the shores of Thessalonica with this verse-by-verse Bible study of 1 and 2 Thessalonians. During this nine week study, you’ll learn how to let go of past mistakes and discover your circumstances are not coincidental
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Lessons & Carols

December 18, 2022 | 9:30 am - 10:30 am
The Church Choir will celebrate a Festive Service of Lessons and Carols on the Fourth Sunday of Advent. The traditional service dates back to Christmas Eve 1918, when the newly appointed Dean of King’s College Cambridge, Eric Milner-White, a former army chaplain was convinced that the Church of
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Julbord ~ Scandinavian Smörgåsbord

December 18, 2022 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Join us for Julbord 2022! MENU Glögg or Hot Apple Cider, Ginger Cookies, & Bacon-wrapped Date Kryddpeppar Sill – Traditional Marinated Herring Matjes Herring in Tomato & Onion Mixture Creamy Herb & Garlic Herring Sillsallad – Herring & Beet Salad Eggs with
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Christmas Caroling

December 18, 2022 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
You are invited to join the caroling chorus! We will gather at the home of Michelle & Bernie Reisberg to sing Christmas carols around the neighborhood before returning to the Mary Tyler Moore House for refreshments. Please bring an appetizer to share. RSVP to Pastor Haug.
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Christmas Eve Family Service

December 24, 2022 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Every seven years or so, Christmas Day, December 25th falls on a Sunday. 2022 is that unique year. The last time this occurred was in 2016. Our worship schedule adjusts slightly so that we can celebrate Jesus’ birth joyously and allow some time for our musicians to enjoy their family Christmas
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Christmas Morning Service

December 25, 2022 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Sunday morning, Christmas Day worship service will be highlighted by the Christmas Day cantata, For Unto Us a Child is Born. The cantata BWV 142 has long been associated with Johann Sebastian Bach, but increasingly, musicologists have suggested that it was the work of Bach’s predecessor in
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