Adults

Wellness Opportunities are now listed on a separate page

Current & Upcoming Opportunities

The Prophets: A Bible Study

Tuesdays, April 30 – May 21 from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.

Join Rev. Tom Schultz for this look at the Hebrew Bible focusing on the former, major and minor prophets. Register in the Incarnation Office by Monday, April 29.  Sign up in the Incarnation Office by April 29.

Spring Centered Life Series at Luther Seminary

Wednesdays, May 1, 8 & 15 from Noon – 1:15 p.m. at Luther Seminary

Dr. Rollie Martinson will present three sessions on “Vital and Resilient Aging: Living Well and Making a Difference” as part of the Spring Centered Life Series—a joint venture between Augsburg University and Luther Seminary. Cost: $15/session or $45 for the series. Register or learn more at augsburg.edu/centeredlife.

Growing Through Loss

Tuesdays, April 16 – May 21 from 6:45 – 9:00 p.m. at Abiding Savior Lutheran Church in Mounds View

Have you experienced the death of a loved one, a broken relationship, a pregnancy or infant loss, a job loss or change, or any other loss that has left you grieving? Check out Growing Through Loss, a grief support series sponsored by the North Suburban Grief Support Coalition, which includes Incarnation. This 6-week series provides an opportunity for individuals to obtain information and support for a variety of loss and grief issues. Each session begins with an educational presentation by a professional from the community, followed by small groups facilitated by leaders who understand the grieving process. Although there is no cost, donations are welcome. Registration takes place each evening before the program. Each session is complete in itself; attend any or all sessions. Free childcare is available, but please call a week in advance so they are prepared for your children. Call 763-755-5335 or visit www.growingthroughloss.org for more information.

 

Ongoing Opportunities

Kairos: Sunday Morning Adult Forum

Sundays at 8:45 a.m. and 10:05 a.m. in the Fireside Room

Kairos is Incarnation’s Sunday morning adult forum. The same topic is presented at both times. If you typically worship at 10:45 a.m., feel free to come to the 10:05 a.m. Kairos session and leave at 10:45 a.m. for the start of worship.  View the list of upcoming presenters and topics.

Women Read

Wednesday, May 15 from  1:00 – 2:30 p.m. in Adult Room D

Women Read meets monthly September through May (except December) on the third Wednesday of the month. It is an opportunity for women to share devotions and discuss a variety of types of books. All are welcome. No need to register. In May, participants will discuss the novel The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg.

Reading Lists
2018-2019 book list for Women Read *UPDATED*
2017-2018 book list for Women Read
2016-2017 book list for Women Read
2015-2016 book list for Women Read

Primetimers

Thursday, April 25  from 10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Primetimers is a time of fellowship and learning for singles and couples 60 and older. In April, the topic is “Haiti in the Media” from the perspective of Samantha Christiansen, a full-time missionary. She will be presenting on her experiences, as well as debunking some myths that the media portrays about the country of Haiti.

Sign up in the Incarnation Office by April 22 at 4:30 p.m. Cost: $4 per person and includes lunch. Please pay the day of the event. Questions? Contact Amy Martell via email at amartell@incarnationmn.org, or by calling the Incarnation Office at 651-484-7213.

Upcoming Primetimers Dates in 2019: May 23, September 26, October 24, November 21 and December 19

Esther Circle for Women

1st Thursday of each month from 9:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. in the Fireside Room; September – May

A women’s fellowship and Bible Study group that is open to all women. Members also make quilts and midwife kits for Global Health Ministry.

Faith Explorers Book Group for Men

2nd and 4th Tuesdays from 8:00 – 9:30 a.m. in Adult Room D.

This book group is for men interested in exploring, over coffee, aspects of faith through reading and lively discussion of current faith-based books. Attendance is open to all men interested in doing some serious reading and evaluation of their spiritual lives. Contact Paul Tillquist or Dave Eckmann (651-483-8829).

Current Book: Desire of the Everlasting Hills by Thomas Cahill

History Book Group for Men

1st and 3rd Tuesdays from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. in Bethany Lounge.

Come for a discussion of a different history book each month selected  by the participants. Anyone with an interest in a particular subject is welcome to sit in on the discussion even if you have not read the book. Contact Fred Knox.

January Book: The Kelloggs: The Battling Brothers of Battle Creek by Howard Markel.

February: The Zimmermann Telegram by Barbara Tuchman

March: Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

April: I, Claudius: From the Autobiography of Tiberius Claudius Born 10 B.C. Murdered and Deified A.D. 54

May: The Pirate Hunter: The True Story of Captain Kidd by Richard Zacks

June: Tong Wars by Scott Seligman

July: Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann

Men’s Fellowship

Mondays from 7:30-8:30 a.m. at the Perkins Restaurant on County Road E in Vadnais Heights

Come when you can for an hour including Bible study, breakfast and fellowship. Since 1976 we have read most of the books in the Bible several times, but each time is a new experience because of changing life experiences. Contact: Jim Fruehling.

Men’s Coffee Talk

Wednesdays from 7:30-9:00 a.m. in Bethany Lounge

Enjoy coffee, laughs and lively discussions which can include current events, theology, sports, church life or any other issue of concern or interest. Contact: Jim Fruehling.

Check out opportunities for parents through Children, Youth, and Family Ministry.

Questions about Adult Learning and Spiritual Formation? Contact Pastor Jeanne Hartfield.

 

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