Our Life Together (January 7, 2018)

CAN 14th Anniversary Service & Potluck Lunch
Happy CANniversary! All welcome to potluck downstairs after service. Special thanks to Josette & Nancy for sharing testimonies. No Sunday School today.

Congratulations to newly ordained and/or installed officers!
Welcome to newly ordained deacons Babatope Adedayo, Hannah Helle, Robert Lee & Daniel Perez, and to newly ordained elders MyungChan Kang & Kendra Perez, plus returning elders Lucy Mungai & Josette Bethany. Special thanks to outgoing deacons MyungChan Kang & Cindy Skjei and to elder Nancy Allen. We thank God for your service!

Happy 95th birthday to Grandma Betty Jensen and 80th to Bill Karol!
Grandma Betty turns 95 on Tuesday and Bill turns 80 on Friday! Betty bought the cake commemorating her bday, Bill’s and CAN’s – served during lunch.

Couples Ministry, next Sat. Jan 13, 10:30a-12:30p in Corner Café
Come for fellowship and a rich discussion led by Elder Shane & Renae Long. Childcare provided; bring dish to share if able. Details [renaemlong@gmail.com].

Race Relations Sunday/Healing Worship, next Sunday, Jan 14
Next Sunday we will combine Healing Worship and Race Relations Sunday in order to lament together the ongoing suffering & devastation caused by racism.

Officers Training, Sat. Jan 20 from 9a-3p in Parlor
All active deacons & elders to receive training for the coming year.

Youth Lock-In, (Fri-Sat) Feb 9-10 at CAN
For youth grades 7-12. Contact Isaac Sanborn for details: isaac@cando.org.

Morning Prayer at CAN, Mon-Fri from 7:00-7:30a in Sanctuary
Bryan Jon leads prayer every weekday. Come start the day in a good way.

Underground Seminary accepting applications for Sept 2018 cohort
Our 2 yr MDiv program is a journey of decolonization in a small cohort of peers, seminar learning, optional community housing, meals together, educational trips, mentoring, and work projects. We seek to get to our roots, liberate our spirit, and restore kinship with the whole of creation in order to follow Jesus in his prophetic & healing ministry. Please spread the word! Info at: www.undergroundsem.org.

Encouragement to give through Bill Pay – a free service
Please consider giving your tithes/offerings thru bill pay – free at most banks. Once you set amount, your bank will generate check & send to CAN each month. Info needed is: CAN, 4301 Benjamin St NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421. If you’d like assistance setting this up, see Laura Newby – she’ll walk you through.

Save the Date: 2018 All-Church Retreat, May 25-27 at St. Croix State Park
Mark your calendars for next year’s retreat. Fri-Sun of Memorial Day Weekend.


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Our Life Together (January 7, 2018)

CAN 14th Anniversary Service & Potluck Lunch Happy CANniversary! All welcome to potluck downstairs after service. Special thanks to Josette & Nancy for sharing testimonies. No Sunday School today. Congratulations to newly ordained and/or installed officers! Welcome to newly ordained deacons Babatope Adedayo, Hannah Helle, Robert Lee & Daniel Perez, and to newly ordained elders…

Our Life Together (December 31, 2017)

CAN 14th Anniversary Service & Potluck Lunch next Sunday Jan 7 We will celebrate with testimonies & ordination/installation of new officers. Please bring a dish to share for the potluck luncheon after service. Morning Prayer at CAN, Mon-Fri from 7:00-7:30a in Sanctuary Bryan Jon leads prayer every weekday. Come start the day in a good…

Our Life Together (December 17, 2017)

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Our Life Together (December 10, 2017)

Welcome new members! Congrats to Emma Geli and Robert & Kirsten Buck on becoming members! Annual Christmas Xtravaganza Dinner & Talent Show tonight at 5p All invited to one of CAN’s best events of the year! Good Samaritan fundraising dinner at 5p to help those in need, followed by talent show in sanctuary at 6p.…