Welcome to St. Timothy
One Summer Service at 9:30 am from May 26 – September 1
Welcome to St. Timothy's New Pastor
We are excited to announce that the members of St. Timothy voted unanimously to call Liesl Spitz to be one of our pastors. She will be ordained at St. Timothy in October.
You will have a chance to meet Liesl in person at tomorrow's Sundaes on Wednesday event at 6:30 pm in the Fireside Room, or on Sunday at worship. Come and join us!
You Are Invited to a Community-wide Event on Homelessness
An end to homelessness means that communities have comprehensive response plans in place that ensure homelessness is prevented whenever possible, or, if it can’t be prevented, that it is rare, brief, and a one-time experience. Join us for a presentation with Cathy ten Broeke, the Director to End and Prevent Homelessness for the State of Minnesota. Ten Broeke will discuss housing, food, services, mental health, and policy issues. The event is free and open to anyone.
Coming in August:
Summer Worship Schedule
Our summer worship schedule will have one worship service at 9:30 am from May 26 through September 1. Our musicians are working together on a variety of services, with a fusion of all the talents and leadership of the musicians in a welcoming format.
Upcoming Worship Focus
Abraham and Sarah welcome strangers. Mary and Martha have different ways of welcoming Jesus. How do we share hospitality in our community?
Together in Mission
Today Rev. Justin Grimm will share about innovative ministries shared in the St. Paul Area Synod.
“Whoever dies with the most toys wins!”
Remember that phrase? In the Gospel Lesson, Jesus sharply reminds us that preoccupation with “things” makes us fools (literally, useless), while in his letter to the Colossians, St. Paul exhorts us to have the mind of Christ in every matter. Rev. Merlin Schlichting will be our guest preacher.
The Grand View and the Ground View
When you cannot see the grand view, walk by faith down here on the ground. “Faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.” Rev. Nancy Koester will be our guest preacher.
The book of Hebrews tells of a host of different people who lived in faith but did not see fulfillment. In our struggles they surround us as we look for promises, too.
Jesus heals a woman who had been bent over in ailment on the sabbath. How are you bent, and how do we bring healing in our world?
Jesus speaks of God’s reign as a banquet that upends our usual seating charts.
Still Waters: A Contemplative Space for Prayer and Meditation
In a noisy, restless world, how do we hear the small, still voice that calls us children of God and invites us to live in that grace?
"Be still and know that I am God." (Psalm 46)
Still Waters is a half-hour contemplative space that weaves together a reading, prayer, and centering music with a time of meditation. We can enter into a space of peace to be still and present with God's sustaining, unifying presence that leads us beside still waters. (Psalm 23)
Our next Still Waters service will be on Sunday, August 4 at 5:00 pm.
This summer we’ll gather one more time for Summer Bible Study on August 14 at 1:00 pm. We are studying the gospel of Luke. Luke focuses special attention on prayer, poverty, and parables, which will guide our conversation together. All are welcome with your insights, questions, and daily life.
St. Timothy is a Reconciling in Christ Congregation
"There is no longer Jew or Gentile, slave or free, male and female...for you are all one in Christ" (Galatians 3:28).
St. Timothy is a Reconciling in Christ Congregation, actively welcoming all to join in the journey of seeking to love God with our whole being, and our neighbors as ourselves. We acknowledge that we have fallen short of this and need ongoing reconciliation. We welcome people of every gender identity and sexual orientation, as well as others who are marginalized. As a congregation, we affirm that all are created in the image of God and we seek to restore all relationships and to grow together in understanding God's love for all.