We are a vibrant ELCA congregation in Northeast Minneapolis committed to our mission: Live, Learn and Share God's Word. We welcome you not only to join us in our Sunday morning service but also to join us throughout the week in our services and ministries that help build up God's kingdom here on earth.

Join us on Sundays this Summer:

9:30 a.m. Worship

10:30 a.m. Fellowship


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Events and News

Mt. Carmel is making a new directory June 21–24! Sign up here for your portrait session!

Tuesday, June 20: Softball Game

The Mt. Carmelites will play The Replacements on Tuesday at Vets Field, 6 p.m. Come out and support them! Directions from the intersection of 694 and Silver lake Rd: take 694 toi Long Lake Rd exit, go S and road turns into 10th St, turn R onto Old Hwy 8, turn L onto 8th St. Field is located behind New Brighton City Hall.

Tuesday, June 20: Group of JOY


Join our Group of JOY on Tuesday, June 20 in the Fellowship Hall for a delicious Cub chicken dinner. We will begin just a little later (11:30 a.m.) to give Cub a little more time to get them packaged. You do need to sign up ahead of time and indicate if you would like white or dark meat. We will begin with a devotion, enjoy lunch and have a game or two after. Karen Moeller will be taking names through Sunday, June 18. There will be a $5 donation collected the day of the event. We always welcome newcomers, so if you’ve never been why don’t you give it a try! We really do have fun! Hope to see you there.

June 23 & 24: Little Kitchen Foodshelf Garage Sale

Grace, Gustavus Adolphus and Mt. Carmel partner with Little Kitchen Foodshelf  for a fundraiser garage sale., Fri June 23, 8-5 and Sat June 24, 8-4. Location:  Corner of 27th and Johnson St. NE in the Gustavus Adolphus Church parking lot.

Ways you can help make our fundraiser a success:

1. Donate items: Please bring your gently used items to the sale on Friday 6/23 between 8 am and 12 pm, no large furniture please.  If you need to drop off items before the sale please contact Beth Breiter at bbreiter92@gmail.com or 612-735-0625

​2. Volunteer:  We’ll need helpers to organize the sale,  set up the night before, work the sale both Friday and Saturday and pack up and haul away leftovers at the end.  If you’re an organizer, a worker bee, or a people person, we want you. Kids are welcome helpers,  too.  Email Beth at bbreiter92@gmail.com to volunteer.

3. Shop at the sale and spread the word.  We can turn every dollar raised at the sale into food for hungry neighbors.

Sunday, July 23:First Annual International Potluck

Pyrohy or Potica: what should I make!? This is a celebration of our familys’ unique cultures, so find that favorite recipe, the one that has been handed down and is the traditional dish for celebrations. Bring it to the Fellowship Hall on Sunday, July 23rd so we can taste and appreciate our cultures through food and fellowship. We will begin immediately after worship. To help or if you have questions, contact Mary Catherine. cathe012@umn.edu or 612-226-1722

August 4–6: Mt. Carmel Camping

The Mt. Carmel camping trip is scheduled again this year for August 4–6 at Lake Elmo Campground. Mt. Carmel has reserved 10 campsites that are close to each other. We have 4 remaining slots. If you are interested in camping this year please contact the office to make a payment. The camping fee for two nights is $66.00. There is lots to do at the campground: swimming, biking, hiking, and having a good time with friends. Please join us for a weekend of fun. If you need financial assistance with the cost of camping please contact the office.

2017 Summer Musical

Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Church is looking for singers/actors to be part of the cast of their 7th annual summer musical. This year’s musical is called “In the Image” and will explore what it means to be created in the image of God! The musical is open to all young people in elementary and middle school. Rehearsals are held at Gustavus Adolphus (1509 27th Ave NE) each Wednesday from 7–8 p.m. beginning June 21. The cast will perform the musical at two performances, August 25 and 27. A complete schedule will be provided to all participants at the first rehearsal on June 21. No pre-registration is required. Simply come to the first rehearsal and we’ll take it from there! In the meantime, if you have questions, please contact Phil Holzman at GA Church: 612-789-7256 or philh@gachurchmpls.org.


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Men's Bible Study each Wednesday morning at 6:45 a.m. Good conversation and hot coffee too!


Need a ride to church?  Please call minibus coordinator, Julie Craig, at 612-789-7855, each week by Saturday.

For programs and other opportunities, see the Tidings newsletter.