Events

Prospect Park Celebration and Climate Action Kickoff

Celebrate the end of winter by visiting with friends and neighbors while enjoying cookies and a hot drink. There will be activities and games for kids.   Prospect Park Association‘s Environment Committee and climate action partners are joining together to transition Prospect Park to increased sustainability and resilience in the face of climate change. The kickoff celebration of the…

Ash Wednesday

The Ash Wednesday service at Prospect Park is offered by our sister congregation, the Compassion of Christ Catholic Community. The contemplative service will be held in the sanctuary at 7:00 p.m. From ash we come.To dust we will return.Meanwhile, live beloved. Also, Rev. Karen Oliveto, Resident Bishop of the Mountain Sky Area UMC and the first…

Lazy Does It

Join us for the March performance in our Community Concert Series! We welcome Lazy Does It, who will be performing traditional and Dixieland jazz to benefit Glendale Food Shelf. The concert is free, with a freewill offering in which 100% of the proceeds will go to Glendale.

Welcome District Superintendent Rev. Dan Johnson + Q&A at 1pm

PPUMC WELCOMES TWIN CITIES DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT DAN JOHNSON on Sunday, March 1, at the 10am worship service, and for a special question & answer session at 1pm. Dan will preach and preside at the Communion Table during worship. Then, at 1pm, Dan will facilitate a District wide Q&A presentation in Community Hall: Preparing for General Conference 2020.It is our privilege…

Sunday Worship: Creating Gratitude

We have spoken of gratitude together many times.Sunday morning worship will again dwell on this most life-giving discipline.We will hear a reflection about how each one of us can develop a practice by which we can create the kind of gratitude that could steer our lives.Worship will be led by Jeff Hammergren and the reflection delivered by Cassie…

Sunday Worship: Meeting Each Other Again for the First Time

This Sunday PPUMC worships on TWO “campuses’!A mighty contingent – nearly 50 strong – travels to Camp Koronis in Paynesville on winter retreat. The second gathering is, per usual, at 22 Orlin Av S where we’ll keep the home fires burning!Whichever group you choose to join, you can anticipate one thing: We will know each other better on the way out than…

Walking on Water: What I did on my winter vacation

From Pastor Chris: This Sunday’s reflection topic is “Walking on Water: What I did on my winter vacation.” I am so looking forward to sharing some of what I discovered as I wandered through renewal leave. And, of course, we will also sing and pray and talk together of many things central to our community.Friends, I…

PoP-uP Worship / Groundhog Day: Until We Get It Right!

In the film, “Groundhog Day”, TV weatherman Phil Connors gets trapped in a time warp and ends up living the same day again, and again…and again. Sound familiar? Join us this Sunday as we explore new possibilities for our lives, individually and collectively, living aware and in the present through our own ‘Groundhog Days’. Who knows,…

Sunday Worship: Re-weaving the Social Fabric

Our January sermon series on non-violence strategies and peaceful community building concludes this Sunday with Harry Boyte’s reflection, “Re-Weaving the Social Fabric.” Our theme for the month has encouraged us to live in the world as People of YES – yes to justice, yes to hope, yes to new paradigms of working and living together…

Winter Retreat

The annual PPUMC Winter Retreat will be February 15-16, 2020. Mark your calendars and plan to join people of all ages at Camp Koronis, near Paynesville, MN. The camp is equipped with: -A tubing/sledding hill-Cross country ski trails-Ice skating/broom ball rink-A gym for volleyball and basketball-Large meeting rooms for board games, jigsaw puzzles, sing-a-longs and…