some of our upcoming events | visit the calendar for a complete list.
June 21, July 26, August 16 | 1st-5th grade (going into fall 2017) | 11:00 am-1:00 pm | cost $5/day
Pinterest Days is all about connecting and getting elementary aged kids together over the summer. If you’ve met our Kids’ Pastor, Sara Galligan, you know how much she loves to use Pinterest! She wants to invite your elementary kids to join her in playing awesome games, doing fun projects and making something cool in the kitchen! Please bring a packed lunch each day.
July 17-22 | 7th-9th grade | cost $150
AWOL (A Work Of Love) is our summer missions experience at Maple Hill Estates, a mobile home community in Corcoran, MN. Each year, we live on site in campers, put on a morning VBS and spend the afternoon playing with kids from the community. In the evenings, we head off-site with the older kids from the community for a fun event as a part of our ESCAPE program of peer outreach. AWOL training day is MANDATORY and is Monday, July 10.
Lake Baptism and Picnic
July 26 | 6:30 pm | Baker Park | all-church event
Join us for one of the highlights of our year as we celebrate baptism at Lake Independence. Bring a dish or dessert to share and lawn chairs for your family. Chicken, beverages and paper products are provided. If you have questions or would like to be baptized, contact Dee at the church or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Worship in the Park
August 13 | 10:00 am | Hilde Performance Center
August 10 | 6th grade-class of 2017 | 6:00-10:00 pm | free
Come and play outdoor night games and enjoy a bonfire at Baker Park’s Lake Katrina group site. We will meet at the site, play some games and then have a bonfire and cook some s’mores. No need to register, just show up.
Save the Date | Community Kumbaya
September 13 | 5:30 pm
Join us for Kumbaya ("come by here"), chili and warm cornbread, followed by s'mores around the campfire and worship.
Save the Date | Marriage Retreat
November 10-11 | Oak Ridge Hotel & Conference Center, Chaska MN
cost | $220 per couple, includes all meals and accommodations
The one-night getaway will help you fortify your family by strengthening your marriage. Registration is now open!