Summer Worship Schedule

Worship with us Sundays at 10:15 am in person (register here) or join us via our livestream blctcmn.co/stream

Sermon Series: Bless Your Heart

God’s way of love compels us to do the hard work of restoring relationships so that the whole world is blessed.

Wednesdays During Summer- Choose Your Own Adventure

Everyone loves to be outside in the summer, and it’s a great way to come together, safely. During summer Wednesday evenings, you can choose your own adventure! Each week there will be opportunities to hang with a pastor or program person from church, for fun and spiritual care.

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Jun
02

Choose Your Own Adventure: Hike with Pastor Heather

June 02 | Fort Snelling State Park

Join Pastor Heather for a hike in the heart of the Twin Cities at Fort Snelling State Park.

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Jun
02

Choose Your Own Adventure: Bonfire & Prayers with Pastor Meta

June 02 | Minnetonka Campus

Bring your prayers – joys and laments, hopes and worries – anything you want to offer to God as we mark a transition to summer and the next stage of Covid-life. We’ll write them down, throw them into the fire, and watch them rise.

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Jun
09

Choose Your Own Adventure: Songs & Stories with Humbird

June 09 | Minneapolis Campus

Join Maria Bucka, Pastor Mary and Humbird for a hymn sing and fairytales on the West Lawn.

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Jun
16

Choose Your Own Adventure – Lake Harriet with Diane

June 16 | Lake Harriet Bandshell

Join Director of Congregational Care, Diane Waarvik, at the Lake Harriet Bandshell and take a walk/ride around the lake. Afterwards, stop for some fellowship and a glass of wine, beer or a refreshment of your choosing at Bread and Pickle.

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Jun
23

Choose Your Own Adventure: Poetry at Boom Island with Pastor Meta

June 23 | Boom Island Park

Join Pastor Meta for poems and blessings at the memorial at Boom Island Park. The time-frame for this event is open house style – come when you can and leave when you must.

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Jun
23

Choose Your Own Adventure: Dunk a Pastor Night!

June 23 | Minneapolis Campus

All households are invited to “Dunk A Pastor!” night on the west lawn at the Minneapolis campus.

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Jun
30

Choose Your Own Adventure: Lawn Games with Ellen

June 30 | Minneapolis Campus

Do you love games out on the green grass? Bags/Corn hole, Badminton, Croquet, & more! 

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CYF Summer Fun

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Jun
16

Bike Ride and Ice Cream

June 16 | Bethlehem Lutheran Church Twin Cities – MPLS Campus

All 7th-8th graders join us for a bike ride around the lakes and a stop for ice cream!

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Jun
21-24

MPLS VBS: Hop, Skip, and Jump into God’s Love!

June 21 -June 24 | Minneapolis Campus

JUNE 21-24 – PICK 1 SESSION: 9-10:30 am, 11-12:30 pm, or Family Style at 6-7:30 pm VBS will look a little different this year. It will be totally outside, with siblings, friends, or family pods, and water! Lots and lots of water games, service projects, and fun while learning about the love of Jesus.

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Jun-Jul
27-02

Green Lake Bible Camp

June 27 -July 02 |

Where else can a kid be a kid? Bible camp is the answer! Consider sending your student to Green Lake Bible Camp for a week of fun in the sun, swimming, and being a kid in God’s creation.

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Jul
07

Amnicon Day Trip

July 07 |

All incoming 7th-9th grade students from all campuses are invited to take part in our day canoe trips with Camp Amnicon! We have made plans to experience a Camp Amnicon canoe adventure on the Cannon River. Come join us for a great way to connect with peers while enjoying the great outdoors and connecting with God.

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Jul
10-14

Caring for Community: Local Immersion Experience

July 10 -July 14 | Bethlehem Lutheran Church Twin Cities – MPLS Campus

Join our immersive learning experience focused on tangible next steps in confronting racism in our community and our church. We will also explore how we understand ourselves as racial beings personally, interpersonally and systemically. *The week is not overnight. Students will sleep in their own homes and return to the Minneapolis Campus each day.

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Jul
11-14

Family Camp at Green Lake

July 11 -July 14 | Off-Site

Join Pastor Heather for family camp at Camp House – the peaceful North Shores getaway. Stay at Camp House all week to enjoy programming and free time, or take day trips to your favorite places like Gooseberry Falls. There will devotions, worship, and Bible study for all ages to grow in your faith as a family, and so much more!

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Jul
18-23

Green Lake Bible Camp

July 18 -July 23 |

Where else can a kid be a kid? Bible camp is the answer! Consider sending your student to Green Lake Bible Camp for a week of fun in the sun, swimming, and being a kid in God’s creation.

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Jul
19

Amnicon Day Trip

July 19 |

All current 9th-12th grade students from all campuses are invited to take part in our day canoe trips with Camp Amnicon! We have made plans to experience a Camp Amnicon canoe adventure on the Sunrise River. Come join us for a great way to connect with peers while enjoying the great outdoors and connecting with God.

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Aug
01-06

Amnicon Week-Long Trip

August 01 -August 06 | Bethlehem Lutheran Church Twin Cities – MPLS Campus

Current 9th-12th grade students from all campuses are invited to travel on the Whitewater Canoeing on the Brule trip this summer. We grow closer to God and each other as we conquer set after set of white water rapids! Each day will be filled with a different fun adventure that we will experience together.

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Aug
01

MTKA VBS: Hop, Skip, and Jump into God’s Love!

August 01 | Minnetonka Campus

Sundays @ 6:00-7:30 pm on August 1, 8, &15 — Join us for this family-style VBS in Minnetonka! VBS will look a little different this year. How so? It will be totally outside, with siblings, friends, or family pods, and water! Lots and lots of water games, service projects, and fun while learning about the love of Jesus.

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Aug
08-13

Amincon Week-Long Trip – Junior High

August 08 -August 13 |

Incoming 7th-incoming 9th graders from all campuses will participate in the River Heroes trip down the Namekagon River, spending the week having fun, worshiping God, and cleaning up trash and other dangers along the river.

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Aug
08

MTKA VBS: Hop, Skip, and Jump into God’s Love!

August 08 | Minnetonka Campus

Sundays @ 6:00-7:30 pm on August 1, 8, &15 — Join us for this family-style VBS in Minnetonka! VBS will look a little different this year. How so? It will be totally outside, with siblings, friends, or family pods, and water! Lots and lots of water games, service projects, and fun while learning about the love of Jesus.

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Aug
15

MTKA VBS: Hop, Skip, and Jump into God’s Love!

August 15 | Minnetonka Campus

Sundays @ 6:00-7:30 pm on August 1, 8, &15 — Join us for this family-style VBS in Minnetonka! VBS will look a little different this year. How so? It will be totally outside, with siblings, friends, or family pods, and water! Lots and lots of water games, service projects, and fun while learning about the love of Jesus.

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