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!

January 2022

Fourth Sunday Concert Series: Sunday, January 23, 2022 at 1 p.m. (after coffee hour) A suggested donation of canned/dry goods benefitting Logan Square Mutual Aid will be accepted at the door. Proof of Covid vaccination will be required, per the city of Chicago mandate.

 

This month's concert features piano students from Roosevelt University. Four pianists will present music that is full of imagination and dear to them. We hope you can join us for this new, ongoing series!

Annual Congregational Meeting: POSTPONED. Stay tuned for details on rescheduling.

Lunch & Learn New Member Orientation Are you interested in becoming a member of Minnekirken? Pastor is gathering names for our next session. Lunch is on us. Contact us to sign up!

Volunteer for Scripture Reading on Sundays We are in need of English and Norwegian scripture readers. Sign up on the bulletin board by the kitchen, or Contact Us.

Coffee Hour is To-Go For Now* Please note our usual coffee hour after worship on Sundays is being postponed until the most recent Covid and flu surges subside. Coffee and snacks to-go will be available, but there will be no congregating in the fellowship hall. Thank you for your understanding!

*January 23 coffee hour will be held as usual to accommodate the concert afterward. Please let us know if you can host coffee hour on Sunday, January 23. Thank you!

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Fourth Sunday Concert Series

Minnekirken will be hosting a free concert on the fourth Sunday of every month at 1pm (after coffee hour).  Due to the current Covid protocols, we will require proof of vaccination at the door.  We will also be collecting canned and dry good food donations for Logan Square Mutual Aid.  The table for the donations will be at the door.

Upcoming performances will be posted on our website as the information becomes available. The January concert will be January 23, 2022; please see more information above.

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. 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.

  5. 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/87528876330?pwd=VUc0Y0VGLzQ2dCtrcXdVb25VVGIxdz09
Meeting ID: 875 2887 6330
Passcode: 288648

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

Meeting ID: 875 2887 6330

Passcode: 288648

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
     

  • 2022 Vision for Minnekirken: Please email the Treasurer if you would like to be on the Fundraising Committee for the next phase of the facade/tower restoration project.