Our Life Together (June 11, 2017)

Pastor Jin on sabbatical until end of August
Today is Pastor Jin’s last day before sabbatical. He’ll be in Korea for a month, first with the Korea team, then with his family, and in Atlanta for a part of August. Please pray for our senior pastor and his family as they rest & renew this summer.

Korea Team of 8 traveling June 12-23
Pastor Jin leads a diverse team to Korea: John Gianoulis, Bryan Jon, Nahree Ki, Cindy Skjei, Sarai Violet, Jae Cho & Fidel Tutu. They’ll visit Seoul, Yangpyung, Gyeongju (ancient capital), and connect with the extended CAN family there.

Farewell to Mark & Rachel LeBlanc from the Bruderhof Community
LeBlancs have been living in our church building & participating in community life for past 3 months. They’ve become family & will be missed! Our love and prayers go with you! We’re also planning a road trip to Bruderhof communities in Pennsylvania & upstate NY with dates likely Oct 11-19, 2017, so mark your calendar!

Picnic Lunch at Lake House today right after service
‘Lake House’ next door will host lunch for the whole church today. (Community houses Fink House hosts July 2 & Chatham House on Aug. 6.) Regular fellowship lunch schedule will resume after Labor Day, but let’s continue the fellowship into the summer by inviting each other out or into our homes!

Vacation Bible School is this Thurs. June 15- Sat. June 17
We’ll have meals, music, bible stories, games & crafts. Suggested donation: $35, $60 for 2 kids, $75 for 3 or more. 6-8:30p on Thurs & Fri, 9:30a-1p on Sat. Registration: www.myvbs.org/can2017. Questions, contact Soon Pac Kim.

2017 Nurturing Communities Project summer gathering, June 16-18
The Genesis Community, Mpls is hosting “Communities of Radical Hospitality” event for those interested in intentional Christian community. Mark & Rachel LeBlanc will speak. Contact [andrewcraighoward@gmail.com; 612-501-0267].

Iftar Dinner at Islamic Center of MN in Fridley, Fri. June 16 at 7:30p
During Ramadan, Muslim American Society of MN with MN Council of Churches is holding open house iftars at area mosques to bring Muslims & Christians together over a meal. 1401 Gardenia Avenue NE, Fridley. Details: www.mnchurches.org.

‘Discovery: A Comic Lament’ Thursday, June 29, 7-9p at Calvary Church
This play about the Doctrine of Discovery is about land, love & loss; created in partnership with Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery Coalition. Elaine Enns will lead discussion after. At 2800 Blaisdell Ave, Mpls; tickets $5-$20 [or whatever].

Summer Play & Lunch Dates for Kids AND Adults, Fridays from 9a-1p
For anyone who loves or has children and wants to connect this summer. Every Fri, June 23-August 18. Meet in CAN nursery & at park down the hill on nice days. For details, Deacon Felise Park [felise.park@gmail.com; 206-913-7954].

Save the Date: 2017 All-Church Retreat, Fri-Sun, Aug 25-27, 2017
Will be held rain or shine at Norway Point in St. Croix State Park, WI.


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Our Life Together (June 11, 2017)

Pastor Jin on sabbatical until end of August Today is Pastor Jin’s last day before sabbatical. He’ll be in Korea for a month, first with the Korea team, then with his family, and in Atlanta for a part of August. Please pray for our senior pastor and his family as they rest & renew this…

Our Life Together (June 4, 2017)

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Our Life Together (March 28, 2017)

Special thanks to the Ordination Commission We thank the vice moderator of our presbytery Elder Walter Rockenstein, and Elder Sue Rutford, Rev. Bob Lundberg, Elder Lucy Mungai, Elder Nancy Allen, and Rev. Dana Caraway for serving on today’s ordination commission. We also welcome our Executive Presbyter Jeff Japinga and other honored guests. Special Offering for…

Our Life Together (May 21, 2017)

Congratulations to John Nelson on becoming an ordained pastor on May 28! On May 9 the Twin Cities Presbytery voted unanimously to ordain John as pastor (teaching elder) at CAN. It’s been a long journey of patience and trust in God’s provisions. Ordination during our May 28 morning service. So proud of you! Pioneer Fellowship…