7800 West County Road 42
Apple Valley, Minnesota
952-432-7273

Easing Homelessness in Dakota County

As many of you know, there is a significant homeless problem in Dakota County. Recently, our congregation has been involved in an effort focused on one particular group of homeless people: single men and women, ages 18+. Did you know that there are about 50 single men and women in Dakota County on any given…

Faces of Grace, May 2016

Faces of Grace Interview With Ginny Bendickson, by Laurel Jacobson Grace Lutheran is blessed to partner with The Link, a local non-profit organization that provides support to youth at risk of homelessness. The Link’s Apple Valley network, called C.O.R.E., is housed in the new wing of our church, offering us the opportunity to open our…

Faces of Grace

Faces of Grace interview of Dorothy Dornfeld, April 2016 Interviewed by Andrew Mendez Grace Lutheran Church strives to be a welcoming place. And for many, Grace is such a place due to the efforts of members like Dorothy Dornfeld. If you have ever called the office or stopped by the desk in order to get…

Bread for the World

Offering of Letters Sunday, April 17 and Wednesday, April 20 PLEASE stop by the Outreach Commission’s Bread for the World table to sign pre-written letters to Senators Franken & Klobuchar and House Representative Kline, urging Congress to help end hunger by affirming and providing additional resources for our federal government to accelerate global progress against…

Gifts for Grads

Monetary donations are needed to purchase blanket kits ($20 each) to make tied-fleece blankets to present to our graduating seniors. The kits will be purchased by the youth staff, tied by our middle-school youth and presented to our seniors on Sunday, April 24. Please write checks to Grace Lutheran Church, marked ‘Blankets,’ and turn in…

Order Easter Flowers

If you would like to purchase Easter lilies and/or tulips to decorate the sanctuary for Easter Sunday, please print out the form below and turn the completed form into the church office (please print clearly) no later than Monday, March 14. Include your check written to Grace Lutheran Church with “Easter flowers” noted on the…

Don Shelby Speaking at Grace

We are pleased to have Don Shelby, former anchor for WCCO TV, as our guest speaker for Recovery Sunday, February 28, at 8:45 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. He will be sharing his journey through recovery and bringing helpful insights for those of us dealing with chemical dependency or living with persons who are chemically dependent.…

Faces of Grace

Faces of Grace interview of Colleen Stone, March 2016 Interviewed by Andrew Mendez Colleen Stone, a member of Grace since 1987, feels called to serve the Grace community by doing simple, helpful things for those for whom such things matter a great deal. Colleen supports the ministry provided by CATCH, which is the acronym for…