This Weeks Announcements

Welcome to Incarnation!
If you are new to Incarnation or you want to learn more about Incarnation ministries, please complete this online form we’ll use to connect you to a ministry leader according to your interests.

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Worship Livestreaming
We will be livestreaming to Incarnation’s Facebook account for now, but will update you should platforms change. If you can’t worship during these times, don’t worry. The videos will be available after the livestream ends. (Please note it may take a few hours for the service to be uploaded to Vimeo and Youtube after the livestream ends.)

Livestreaming Schedule:
October 31 – 10:15 a.m.
November 7 – 10:15 a.m.
November 14 – 8:45 a.m. & 10:15 a.m.
November 21 – 8:45 a.m. & 10:15 a.m.

If you are having trouble joining the livestream, please contact Erin Thorstad, Director of Communications.

Stewardship 2022: “I’m In!”
The “I’m In!” stewardship campaign is a time for us to share the resources that God has generously blessed us with so we can continue our ministries together as a faith community. There are two components to this campaign: financial and service, both of which are available online and have instructional videos to help you fill out the forms. The open period for making a commitment is now until November 14.

Feed My Starving Children MobilePackTM Began Last Thursday!
The All Hands on Hope MobilePack began last Thursday and many more volunteers are needed for most shifts, especially today. Consider spending today, Reformation Sunday, in service! Be the Church and help feed hungry children around the world. We are also in need of financial donations–we have raised just over 50% of our financial goal of $200,000. Remember, only $87 feeds one child for one year. If you are unable to volunteer or donate, please pray for the volunteers, FMSC staff and the recipients of these meals. Visit All Hands On Hope web page for details on volunteer and donation opportunities.

Kairos on November 8: “Nationally Recognized Nonprofit Addresses Homelessness”
Join us on Zoom every other Monday night at 7 – 8:30 p.m. To register click, here.
Through safe, affordable housing and innovative supportive programming, Incarnation’s partner in ministry, Solid Ground, helps families break the cycle of homelessness and poverty for the next generation. Kairos presenter, Andréa Kish-Bailey will talk about the eight programs in the suburban Ramsey and Washington Counties housing nearly 570 women, men and children annually.
About the presenter:
Andréa Kish-Bailey, Director of Philanthropy, joined the staff in June 2020 after serving as the VP of Advancement at Hope 4 Youth in Anoka. Prior to that, Andréa served as the executive director of the White Bear Area Emergency Food shelf. Andréa has over twenty years of experience in non-profit management.

Sanctuary Worship Arts
The Reformation banner features the seal designed by Martin Luther to represent his theology. The black cross is a reminder that it is faith in the crucified Christ that saves us. Anyone who believes from the heart will be justified. The heart rests on a white rose which symbolizes faith that gives joy, comfort and peace. The rose stands in a blue field which represents heavenly joy. A gold ring symbolizes precious and everlasting salvation. The liturgical color red represents martyrs of the Christian church. White is the color of purity and completeness.

In-person Worship for November 7
For Sunday, November 7, both the 8:45 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. in-person worship services will be held in the Sanctuary to celebrate All Saint’s Sunday. Only the 10:15 a.m. service will be livestreamed.

Formation Leader for Elementary Position
Incarnation Lutheran Church is seeking a part-time Formation Leader for Elementary students to begin immediately. This position is for 25 hours a week and offers prorated vacation and sick time. The candidate will work with the Director of Children’s Ministry to plan and implement children’s ministry programming for children in Preschool through fifth grade. Hours will include Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings during the program year. It is preferred that the candidate have an associate’s or bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university OR three or more years of ministry experience. To apply, please send a cover email with a brief statement of your faith formation, and resume to Danette Griffith, Administrator at by October 31, 2021.

Nursery Coordinator Position
Incarnation Lutheran Church is seeking a part-time Nursery Coordinator to begin immediately. This position is for 5 hours a week. The Nursery Coordinator will have a strong understanding of baby and toddler development and that the nursery is a ministry. Primary responsibilities include scheduling, staffing, enhancing and maintenance of Incarnation Lutheran Church’s nursery. To apply, please send a cover email with a brief statement of your faith formation, and resume to Danette Griffith, Administrator at by October 31, 2021.

Attention LifeHaven Supporters: Supplies Needed 
In preparation for new youth moving into the LifeHaven home, a number of supplies are needed. Lists of items and how to get your donation to LifeHaven are listed here). Note that LifeHaven can only accept new items.

Wednesday Morning Prayer Group
Are you a prayer warrior looking for community? The Wednesday Morning Prayer Group meets every Wednesday in the Chapel from 9 – 10 a.m. and prays for the concerns of this congregation as well as Incarnation ministries. If you are interested in being a part of this prayer group, please just show up!

Sunday Worship Blessing 
The Saint John’s Bible illumination of “The Lord Bless You and Keep You” is being used for the Sending Blessing in worship. As look at this illumination, think about how the words and artwork are speaking to you today. If you have questions about The Saint John’s Bible, contact Grant Rykken at

Altar Flowers
If you would like to have altar flowers given in honor or memory of someone, please contact the Incarnation Office at 651-484-7213 to sign up (cost: $25). Donations help offset the cost of the beautiful flowers that the Worship Arts team provides. Altar flowers express our love for God, enhance our gathering around the Word and Sacrament, and represent changing seasons both in the church year and nature.