CHURCH EVENTS

ALL EVENTS ARE OPEN TO EVERYONE! No previous experience or membership is ever required. Unless otherwise noted, all events that take place at Minnekirken have free admission. Velkommen!

We are thrilled to announce Pastor Timothy L. Johnson will be joining us as our new interim pastor for the foreseeable future. Pastor Johnson will begin at Minnekirken on September 5, 2021 when we will once again begin weekly services. Please read Pastor Johnson's biography on our Staff page, and we hope everyone will come and welcome and hear our new Pastor's sermons. 

Taste of Norway 2021

Minnekirken's beloved annual Taste of Norway event returned in-person in 2021 and was a success! Thank you for all of your interest and support!

 

Kjosk  Baked goods are sold out, but gifts and apparel remain for sale in our online Kjosk. USPS shipping is available, or pickup your order in-person at church on Sundays.

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Virtual Christmas Concert

Several ensembles will be recording a few of their recent musical works to celebrate the Christmas Season! We will compile and share these offerings for a Virtual Concert that will be posted on the Minnekirken website for all to enjoy throughout the season. Stay tuned for more information.

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In-Person Worship

Minnekirken is open for “in person worship” every Sunday.

 

Guidelines to be observed:

  1. Doors will be opened at 10:40 a.m. Please enter via the back door. The front door will be locked at all times. Remain in your vehicle until doors are opened.

  2. Service bulletins and communion packages will be on a table in the entryway, as well as the offering basket:

    • There will be handouts for announcements + scripture readings

    • Pick up a liturgy booklet and a communion package

    • Hymnals will be in the pews

  3. When you enter the sanctuary, the designated pews will be marked with Norwegian flags, and seats will be marked 10 feet apart.  This does not apply to families, who may sit together as usual.

  4. Music will be played for worship. However, since singing exponentially increases the risk of spreading infection, please do not sing aloud (meditate, hum, reflect, pray, etc.) when joining the service in person.

  5. Please wear a mask at all times (except when speaking if you are a reader). You may take it down to receive communion and put it back on after receiving.

  6. We will continue to offer “live streaming” online worship options for those who choose to attend via Facebook Live and Zoom

Virtual Services

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Services will be continue to be offered online until further notice. On Sundays when in-person worship is available, you may still use the links below to join us remotely.

Please also check Minnekirken's Facebook page for the most up-to-date information about events.

 

As always, worship is offered each Sunday at 11:00 am CST. 

ACCESSING VIRTUAL SERVICES

There are several ways to access Minnekirken’s online worship services:

  • Via a Zoom Meeting:  You can also connect by phone or computer using the following information…

Description: Join Zoom Meeting
Topic: Worship at Minnekirken
       

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87938993011?pwd=d0hOYTh6bUZOTFA3Z3FvNEJoeVFQQT09
Meeting ID: 879 3899 3011
Passcode: 136752

Audio only:  +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)

Meeting ID: 879 3899 3011
Passcode: 136752

  • To use your phone for audio only, dial by your nearest location:


+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
+1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown)
+1 646 558 8656 US (New York)
+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
+1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose)
+1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)


Meeting ID: 834 9323 7212
Password: 590569
Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kbG47LB9Vm

  • Join by Skype for Business

https://us02web.zoom.us/skype/83493237212

Weekly/Monthly Ongoing Events
  • Church/Worship Service: Sundays at 11 a.m. We celebrate Communion every second and fourth Sunday of the month, and everyone is always welcomed to the table of the Lord!

  • POSTPONED 'Lean into the Lectionary' Bible Study: Sundays at 9:30 a.m. Join us for fellowship, morning coffee, and conversations about upcoming sermon readings. You can follow along wherever you are by way of the YouVersion-app and/or bible.com.
     

  • POSTPONED 'Fantastisk 4' Sunday School for elementary school-age children: Meets most every fourth Sunday of the school year at 11 a.m. These Sundays are also the days our 11 a.m. service is Family Worship.

  • POSTPONED Minnekirken's Community Choir rehearsal: Every Sunday at 10:15 a.m. leading up to their performance in Minnekirken’s Easter Sunday Service, 17th of May Concert, and Christmas Concert. Directed by Minnekirken’s music director Yeeseon Kwon. NO EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY AND ALL ARE WELCOME!
     

  • Syttende Mai fra Minnekirken: Watch the recording of Minnekirken's special tribute to the sights, sounds, and conversations of Syttende Mai - past, present, and future! Watch via Facebook Video
     

  • 2020 Vision for Minnekirken: Please email the Treasurer if you would like to be on the Fundraising Committee for the facade/tower restoration project. Meetings have commenced and will continue through the year.