Workshop: Concretely Living Out God's Call for Us to Love One Another
Oct
27
11:15 AM11:15

Workshop: Concretely Living Out God's Call for Us to Love One Another

Anita is an Associate Conference Minister of the Minnesota Conference of the UCC. Her areas of specialty are conflict and change in congregations. She has an M.Div. from Yale Divinity School and a Ph.D. from Luther Seminary. She is the author of “Conflict and Change in Your Congregation (Even If You Hate Both).” The workshop will cover parts of her book, namely: “How to Implement Conscious Choices, Manage Emotions and Build a Thriving Christian Community.” Our time together will focus on creating a covenant for how we are to live together. Being clear about what sorts of behaviors are acceptable and better, foster Christian community, is vital for congregations. If you plan to attend, click here to signup!

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Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge Choir - Service & Luncheon
Oct
13
10:00 AM10:00

Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge Choir - Service & Luncheon

During our worship service, the Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge Choir will be singing and we will hear stories from those who have given their lives over to God to find happiness in recovery. A special offering will be collected and following the service, you are invited to a luncheon with our special guests. Click here to RSVP for the luncheon and/or to donate bars for dessert.

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Church's Sacred Forest in Master Gardener Tour
Jul
24
4:00 PM16:00

Church's Sacred Forest in Master Gardener Tour

The Congregational Church’s Sacred Forest will be included in the 10th annual Tour with the Masters, featuring seven unique gardens in southwest Rochester and the Extension Master Gardener project gardens located at the History Center of Olmsted County.  Educational displays will be featured at each of the gardens and Extension Master Gardeners will be available in each of the gardens to answer questions.

Ticket Info: Advance tickets are available starting July 14th at both Rochester Sargents locations. Tickets can be purchased the day of the tour at the History Center of Olmsted County and at the tour gardens.Adults (age 18 and over): $8 in advance, $10 on the tour day. For more information, click on this link or email mnext-olmsted@umn.edu.

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Youth Lock In
May
17
to May 18

Youth Lock In

6th-12th Grade Youth invited for a fun over-nighter at church! Bring a sleeping bag, pillow, PJ’s, snacks, games, and $16 for rock-climbing at ROCA. Friends are welcome! Please complete a consent form if one is not on record. Contact Brielle Williams at briellecw13@gmail.com to RSVP or if you have any questions!

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CANCELLED due to weather - Lenten Series - Group 2 (7 pm)
Apr
10
7:00 PM19:00

CANCELLED due to weather - Lenten Series - Group 2 (7 pm)

Meets Wednesday, March 20, April 3 and April 10. Childcare provided. If you plan to attend, please sign up here and indicate if you will need childcare. Have you ever felt stuck in a spiritual loop, going between the faith you learned as a child and your more recent, modern world view? Unveil the map for your spiritual journey, both as a church and as individuals.

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CANCELLED due to weather - Lenten Series - Group 1 (5:30 pm)
Apr
10
5:30 PM17:30

CANCELLED due to weather - Lenten Series - Group 1 (5:30 pm)

Meets Wednesday, March 20, April 3 and April 10. The 5:30 pm group will include a light meal and childcare - please sign up here so that we can plan for enough food and staff. Have you ever felt stuck in a spiritual loop, going between the faith you learned as a child and your more recent, modern world view? Unveil the map for your spiritual journey, both as a church and as individuals.

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Ash Wednesday Service
Mar
6
5:30 PM17:30

Ash Wednesday Service

Ash Wednesday begins the season of Lent with a solemn service of confession and reflection. It will be a time for us to start a journey of purposeful reflection on the path that Jesus walked toward the cross and ultimately the empty tomb.

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Fall Youth Event at Pilgrim Point
Oct
12
to Oct 14

Fall Youth Event at Pilgrim Point

High School and Middle School youth will gather at Pilgrim Point to spend a fall weekend enjoying the wonder of the space and work together on a number of projects at camp.  Musician Bryan Sirchio will lead singing, worship and reflection.  Click here for more information and to register, or talk to Felicia Faldet at church.

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160th Anniversary Service and Reunion Luncheon
Sep
23
10:00 AM10:00

160th Anniversary Service and Reunion Luncheon

Highlights of this festive worship service include individuals who "grew up" in the church and MN Conference Minister, Rev. Shari Prestemon.  Historical displays and memories will also be shared.  If you plan to attend the reunion luncheon following the service, please RSVP to the church office at 507-289-4581 or church@congoroch.org 

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