Do you know us? We are seekers, believers, doubters, and dreamers who gather each Sunday at the corner of 41st and Harriet. We are married, partnered, single, gay and straight; we are families at all ages and stages of life. We are theologically progressive and politically diverse - and we welcome all. We are from Lutheran, Catholic, Baptist, Unitarian and many other faith traditions - and from no tradition. We are Judson Memorial Baptist Church. We strive to learn about and live the love of God. We invite you to join us any Sunday morning
SUNDAY SERVICE STARTS AT 9:30 am
September 25, 2016
Michaelmas, and Peace Song Sunday
Sermon: "When Life Is Too Much" Rev. Travis Norvell
Worship Leader: Mac Chatfield
Personal Reflection: Sarah Cox Baker
Music: Judson Choir
Ushers: Joel Frederickson, Larry & Jane Jacobson
Adult Education Hour Today
The Adult Ed Committee has been busy looking ahead to this new ministry year! We have planned some fun and informative sessions and also hope to provide growing experiences for our Judson Community. Join us today to find out more about the En Vía project.
LAUNCH MONTHLY CALENDAR
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This week’s announcements - September 16, 2016
Judson’s Mission: We are a spiritually grounded community united in providing sanctuary for all who enter. We seek to open ourselves to the healing and the transforming power of God’s love as we seek to follow the life of Jesus: honoring our deepest differences, seeking justice and mercy, discovering and implementing our gifts, and nurturing our children.
We're excited to have children and youth gathering once again in their small groups during 2nd Hour - Preschoolers and K upstairs in the Preschool Room; 1-4th graders downstairs in the Rainbow Room; and 6-11th grade-guys upstairs in the Providence Room.
Worship and Wonder
Worship and Wonder during the service after Time with Children. (Worship and Wonder: most 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month.)
Worship in September
September is a month of regathering at Judson. Summer travels are coming to an end. Students and teachers are back in school. Judson's children and youth and adult forum programs are back in full swing. Our choir is back from its hiatus. And--though summer worship at Judson has been full of blessings--there is a feeling of greater fullness in our September worship.
And it will be full. On the Sunday before Labor Day, we will reflect on work and spirituality, considering how those are connected. Rally Sunday--always an exciting and joyful time--will be the second week. On the third Sunday, Pastor Norvell presents "Considering Job 1--Sermon Series on Job"; come and find out if that means "Job" with a long "o" (like the Biblical character) or "Job" with a short "o" (like our work). We really get into our YEAR OF DISCOVERING this month.
Worship at Judson is many things: inspirational; thought-provoking; fun; meditative; worshipful. It is also educational. For instance, before coming to Judson, I had never heard of "Michaelmas." I'm still not sure I understand it. It has something to do with the archangel Michael, the coming of autumn, daisies, and special bread. On this month's fourth Sunday, our worship will include Judson's version of the festival of Michaelmas.
* Michaelmas, and Peace Song Sunday
* Worship Leader: Mac Chatfield
* Personal Reflection: Sarah Baker
* Music by the Judson Choir
…consider how to provoke one another to love and good deeds,
not neglecting to meet together…but encouraging one another…
Weddings at Judson
We at Judson Church celebrate that Love is now the Law in Minnesota. We worked hard to make marriage equality a reality. If you are a same sex couple looking for a welcoming & affirming church to host and celebrate your wedding then we are here to serve. Please go over our wedding brochure and then set up a meeting to speak with our Pastor, The Rev. G. Travis Norvell. To see our wedding brochure, please click "Weddings". To see the list of fees, please click "fees" and to see our alcohol policy please click "alcohol".