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CoAM Old Log Theater Tour – December 6, 2017

by ccunningham on November 16, 2017

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Wednesday, December 6 for $82

(Click here for downloadable poster)

Return to Springfield High and meet the “Crooning Crabcakes,” the boy group banned from the senior prom. The singing foursome is headed for fame and fortune by trying to win the local radio contest on Big Whopper Radio. Songs from this musical journey to the past include “Runaround Sue,” “Tears on My Pillow,” “Earth Angel,” and “The Glory of Love.”

Then we will stop at Minnetonka General Store for a bit of shopping.

Make your reservations now!
Leave a message at CoAM at 612-721-5786.


  • 10:45 AM – Tour bus leaves Bethel parking lot
    42nd Street East & 17th Avenue S.
  • 11:30 AM — Lunch
  • 1:30 PM — Play
  • 3:15 PM — Head to Minnetonka General Store
  • 4:30 PM — Back at Bethel

Menu Choices

  • Beef Short Ribs with seasonal vegetables and potatoes
  • Dill Roasted Tilapia with seasonal vegetables with lemon and potatoes
  • Angel Hair Pasta with Garden Marinara
  • Seared Pork Chop with seasonal vegetables, potatoes, bacon port demi glaze


Uptown + TRUST Continues Partnership

by ccunningham on September 13, 2017

(Printable Flyer)

Uptown + TRUST, Inc.
Uptown continues its partnership with TRUST offering
Furnace Tune-Up & Carbon Monoxide Safety Check
$69 Fundraiser Special (Normally priced at $210)
TRUST receives the $69

Look for coupons from your TRUST Board member
or call TRUST at 612-827-6159 for the coupon.

Furnace package Includes:

  • Camera inspection of furnace and heat exchanger
  • Test carbon monoxide
  • Test safety controls
  • Test and adjust system efficiency
  • Remove dirt, soot and corrosion

Can be used for a furnace or boiler.
Cannot be used for rental or commercial property.


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Remaining 2017 TRUST Builder Dates

by ccunningham on September 13, 2017

in 2017!

TRUST & Our Partner Congregations
Work with Urban Homeworks


Days begin at 8:30 AM and end around 3:00 PM

Remaining Dates for 2017

Saturday, October 14
Saturday, November 11
Saturday, December 9

We also need church crews to provide food support. Lunch will be provided. Just bring some work gloves and a great attitude. You don’t have to be a carpenter. We will be working with job supervisors, and each week we have a TRUST Builder site coordinator who will assist in organizing and deploying
volunteers on various projects at the jobsite. All levels of experience are needed. To sign up, email John Corlett, TRUST Builders Coordinator at or call him at 612-839-6566 (only in the evening). If your church has a TRUST Builders coordinator, sign up there.

Questions? Call Nancy at TRUST at 612-827-6159 or

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CoAM Fall Colors Day Tour 2017 – Thursday October 5

by ccunningham on September 11, 2017

(Downloadable Flyer)

Come to the autumn countryside in Cadott, WI! The horses and wagon are waiting for you.  There are steps going onto the wagon.  If you can do the bus steps, you can easily do these steps.  We will ride through the fall woods to the Lodge where our lunch will be beef stew in a bread bow, salad, dessert and coffee/lemonade.

Entertainment by Tim Danielson of the Danville Singers.

On the way home, we will stop at Connell’s Family Orchard (and bakery!) for our apple and goodie pick-up.

Bus leaves Bethel Lutheran parking lot, 17th Avenue at 42nd Street at 9:15 AM on Thursday, October 5th.  Arrive back around 5:00 PM.

All costs:  

  • $75 per person (bus, meal, ride, and entertainment).
  • For reservations, call the CoAM office at 612-721-5786.  Reservation deadline September 28th.

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2017 Great TRUST Auction

September 11, 2017

(Downloadable flyer) Saint Joan of Arc 4537 3rd Avenue South, Minneapolis Appetizers & Desserts & Wine $25 in advance or with reservations $20 for seniors 65+ /youth Free for kids 12 and under $30 at the door For reservations, contact 612-827-6159 or Reserve a table for eight! Proceeds support the programs and ministries of [...]

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CoAM Life Enrichment Series – Autumn 2017

September 11, 2017

  For Lifelong Learning Mondays,  October 2 through October 23 9:30 – 11:50 a.m. Classes held at centrally located Bethel Lutheran Church 17th Ave. So. & 42nd St. E., Minneapolis Click here for a printable class schedule Monday, October 2 9:30-10:30 AM HUMANITIES: American-Russian Relations Since 1992 When the Cold War ended, the US and Russia seemed [...]

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2017 Health Fair

September 11, 2017

invite you to a Health Fair Monday, October 16 11:45 AM – 1:30 PM Bethel Lutheran Church 4120 17th Avenue South Minneapolis (click for a printable flyer) Flu Shots   12:00 to 1:30 PM Speaker, Marypat Habermas – 12:30 PM Blood pressure checks Live Well at Home screening Exhibits & Information Soup and bread lunch [...]

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2017 Flu Shot Clinics

September 11, 2017

TRUST, in partnership with MVNA, will once again be sponsoring flu shot clinics at the churches listed below. Reminders: To have Medicare billed, please bring both your Medicare & Part B cards. Ages 3 years and older may receive the flu vaccination (with parent’s consent) There are numerous insurance plans accepted this year. Health insurance card(s) [...]

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2017 Grief Support – Fall/Winter Series

September 11, 2017

 You don’t have to walk this path alone. South Minneapolis Coalition for Grief Support 2017 Fall/Winter Series   Our Lady of Peace Church 5426 12th Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55417 Phone:  612-824-3455 click here for a printable schedule or here for an informational brochure 6:15……………………Registration and refreshments 6:30 – 7:00 PM………Speaker 7:00 – 8:00 PM………Facilitated small groups All groups [...]

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Summer Bandshell Services

June 1, 2017

Oops, our mistake.  The wrong schedule was included in our newsletter.   Please use the corrected one below.  We apologize for any confusion. Download correct schedule here For a complete list, go to Join TRUST (and other) Congregations at the Lake Harriet  Bandshell WORSHIP STARTS AT 10:00 AM May 28–St. Luke Episcopal: June 4–Linden [...]

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