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Scones & Suds for Juneteenth Thank You

THANK YOU! Over the last couple of weeks, we have been in partnership with our Apple Valley community members to plan and coordinate the Scone & Carwash fundraisers. We raised over $1500 for the Apple Valley Juneteenth Celebration!!! WAHOO!! It has been so meaningful to connect with people in our neighborhoods and witness powerful, encouraging…

Apple Valley Juneteenth Celebration

Grace’s Racial Justice Team has joined in to support the Apple Valley Juneteenth Celebration, uplifting and empowering our local black voices. Here’s a bit more about this community event: Unapologetically Black Third Annual Apple Valley Juneteenth CelebrationJune 17, 20224:30 PM – 8:30 PM CDTApple Valley Community Center14603 Hayes Road, Apple Valley Join us for a…

Sacred Sites Tour with Rev. Jim Bear Jacobs

As part of Saint Paul Area Synod, and Grace’s efforts to create understanding, learning especially between Native and non-Native peoples, we gather to immerse ourselves in Minnesota History from a Native perspective as we experience Dakota history, culture and sacred sites through storytelling and are present to one another through silence/meditation/reflection and sharing. Our time…

Come Together for Racial Justice

Come. Together. Come Together for Racial Justice Virtual Gathering February 17  ·  7:00 PM ·  CLNE Zoom Room Looking to build relationships across boundaries? Desiring a community centered in BIPOC voices and leadership? Want to ground yourself in conversations with others committed to racial justice? If yes to any (or all) of those, join us on February…

MAAHMG Site Tour

A tour for history and heart Minnesota African American Heritage Museum & Gallery TourFebruary 26  ·  11:00 AM To live into our welcome statement of being an anti-racist church, doing an interactive site tour of the Minnesota African American Heritage Museum helps to broaden our understanding and celebrate the contributions of our Black neighbors. As…

Ways We’re Honoring Our Indigenous Siblings

We are one in the Spirit. Our Grace Lutheran Racial Justice Team will be following the example of our St. Paul Area Synod and will be concentrating our educational activities over the next few months learning about our indigenous siblings. There are a number of ways, online, offline, and on your own time to head…

Bystander Intervention Training to Stop Anti-Asian/America and Xenophobic Harassment

As part of our commitment to ongoing work for equity, our Racial Justice team is bringing us an opportunity to engage in de-escalation webinar-based training. In response to the rise in Anti-Asian/American and xenophobic harassment, we at Hollaback! partnered with Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC to adapt our free bystander intervention training as well…

After the Verdict

Interfaith Community GatheringApril 27 · 6:00 – 7:30pm · Online via Zoom Several local faith communities will gather next week to voice and process their feelings about all that has taken place over the past year in relation to the murder of George Floyd. Using Zoom breakout rooms, we will gather in small groups so…