May 19, 5pm
Chorus Polaris is an eclectic community chamber chorus of 35 professional and amateur singers singing an extraordinary range of music, from Renaissance motets to jazz to masterworks with orchestra. The May concert is entitled “Millennia: Psalms Ancient and Modern,” which will feature Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms, as well as older and newer settings of psalms and psalm-like texts, each a gem of the poetic and choral arts.
Free and open to all, but donations are appreciated. Read more about this FREE event.
Beginning April 28
This spring and summer, you are invited to confront global climate change from a faith perspective during our 9-week series focusing on Green Faith. Every Sunday you will hear Green Faith-themed sermons. Throughout the series, we’re hosting events and programs to explore Green Faith through art, film, music, food, discussion, and more. Here is some of what’s to come:
Missa Gaia: Earth Mass – Including puppets from Heart of the Beast Theatre
Saturday, June 1 | 7pm concert
Sunday, June 2 | 10am worship
Free and open to all.
May 31, 7:30pm
Hennepin Avenue UMC and Strike Theater team up to co-produce “Room for Doubt: Stories of Spiritual Skepticism, Doubt, and Wonder.” This free live storytelling event features people stepping into brave space to share raw moments in their lives with God, faith, and the church. Listen to others’ experience told through the craft of good stories.
There will be a free-will donation opportunity to support The Dignity Center, a nonprofit that works with people to achieve and maintain stability through advocacy, goal-setting, and skill-building opportunities.
June 1 & 2
June 1, 7-8:30pm | Concert in the Sanctuary
June 2, 10am | Traditional Worship Service in the Sanctuary
A musical celebration of Mother Earth, weaving together voices from all of God’s creation. Featuring local legend Thomasina Petrus and puppets from The Heart of the Beast Puppet Theater, with jazz and global musicians, Sanctuary Choir, and more!
On Saturday evening, enjoy the fully immersive concert experience. On Sunday morning, the Missa Gaia will be integrated into our Traditional Worship service. Both events are open to all–invite a friend or neighbor to join you!
Free and open to all. Read more about this FREE event.