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July 2
Freedom School at Koinonia

July 16
Freedom School at Koinonia

July 29-August 2
Music and Arts Immersion Camp @ Basilica of St. Mary
*registration forms available in the Education Wing 

August 12-15
Earth Camp @
Koinonia Retreat Center
Grades 1-6

Summer Sunday Snapshot
Throughout the summer,
we will have a monthly theme and rotate through stations based on our theme.

We are partnering with Happy Tails Animal Rescue!  All month long, we have made dog blankets, cat toys, and dog treats to donate to Happy Tails. This Sunday, June 30th, Happy Tails will join us for Sunday School.  They will teach us more about how they rescue animals, and they will bring PUPPIES for us to play with!

Stations This Week:
Puppy Play Time
Cat Toys
Packaging Dog Treats
Paper Cranes
Book Club

Music and Arts Immersion Camp  July 29-August 2,  Grades 4-8

Join children of diverse abilities and cultures to create a musical cantata using vocal music, drama, choreography, Orff instruments, handbells, percussion, and art. Campers will present two performances of " I n the Image"  by Mark Burrows on Friday, August 2nd at 1:00 & 2:30pm.  Special artists in residence for this year's camp is  In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre.

Registration forms are available in the Education Wing, or contact Mark Squire at
Help Host Freedom School at Koinonia!

Hennepin Kids for LYFE is partnering with Freedom School to provide a day camp experience at Koinonia for their students, and we need your help! 

On July 2nd and July 16th, Fre edom School will bring 50 students and their teachers to Koinonia for a day camp experience. We need Hennepin members to serve as hosts for our Freedom School guests. Hosts will help our guests find their way around the property, help small groups with fishing, lead hikes, and other activities that will be planned for their day camp experience. If you are able to help us show radical hospitality to these students, please contact Lynne Carroll at

Freedom School is a summer literacy program hosted at Park Avenue United Methodist Church that empowers youth to excel and believe in their ability to make a difference in themselves, their families, communities, country and world with hope, education and action. They  also p rovide 2 meals a day for their scholars and weekly books to help build their home libraries.

Register Now!
Earth Camp is August 12-15 at Koinonia Retreat Center

Earth Camp is a great entry point into sleep away camps. Campers who have completed 1st - 6th grades will enjoy 4 days and 3 nights of hiking, fishing, swimming, and bonfires. We experience God with all of our senses while we make new friends and connect with some of our favorite church friends, as well. To register go to
Readers 4 LYFE!
Hennepin Kids Summer Reading Program!
Stop into the church library!
Hennepin Kids for LYFE is partnering with the HAUMC Library Committee to offer a summer reading program.  Throughout the summer, our Hennepin Kids will be encouraged to read books that coordinate with our sermon series and our Sunday school weekly lessons. Books will be available in the Hennepin Library, or pick your own that supports the themes! Kids will earn Book Bucks for every book that they read. On Sunday, September 8th, we will host a book fair where kids can buy books with their Book Bucks!

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And what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, love kindness and to walk humbly with your God.
- Micah 6:8