Adults

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Current & Upcoming Opportunities

Faith & Work Gathering – Sexism and Work

Tuesday, November 13 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
The nature of respectful, balanced and caring relationships between women and men in the workplace has commanded a great deal of attention these past couple of years.  It is now recognized as critical for the well being of our work life.  This gathering will look into the principles, attitudes and behaviors of people of faith. Reverend Karoline Lewis of Luther Seminary will present and discuss the Christian perspectives key to our relationships.  Please join us for this insightful and energizing evening. Cost is $10 for meal and materials. Register by emailing Becky Benson no later than November 9 at 4:30 p.m. Learn more.

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, November 21 from  1:00 – 2:30 p.m. in Adult Room D

Woman Read meets monthly September through May (except December) and 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. For November, participants will discuss a collection of essays entitled A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota, edited by Sun Yung Shin.

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

Primetimers

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

Primetimers is a time of fellowship and learning for singles and couples ages 63 and older. Lunch is included. For November, participants will be working on service projects that support the mission of Incarnation. Cost is $4 per person. To sign up , email Amy Martell or contact the Incarnation Office at 651-484-7213 by the Monday before.

Upcoming Primetimers Dates: December 20. For Spring 2019: March 28, April 25, May 23.

Ongoing Opportunities for Adults

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 Bethany Lounge. Returns September 2017.

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).

History Book Group for Men

1st and 3rd Tuesdays from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. in the Gathering Space.

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.

December Book: The Men’s History Book group will be meeting on Tuesday, December 4 and 18 at 9 a.m. in the Gathering Space to discuss the book, Farther Than Any Man: The Rise and Fall of Captain James Cook by Martin Dugard. All those interested in this period of history are welcome to join the discussion.

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

Men’s Fellowship

Mondays from 7:30-8:30 a.m. at the Perkins Restaurant on Lexington

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.

Spiritual Spa for Women

Friday, May 10, 2019 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Spiritual Spa is an evening retreat for women that happens three times a year. It is designed to give participants a time to connect with others and God as we explore what it means to be women of faith. Watch for details for the Spring 2019 Spiritual Spa beginning in March. Cost: $20, includes dinner.

Please note: There is no childcare provided onsite out of a desire for participants to be fully present and enjoy a time of rest, reflection, and renewal. Contact Pastor Jeanne Hartfield with questions, to suggest a theme or speaker, or to request a scholarship.

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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